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Sheriffs' offices attack major drug ring
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:59:24 -0800
Sheriffs' offices throughout middle Georgia and the Atlanta area have identified a widespread drug distribution network operating within the region.
Eastside among the hardest hit as GHSA releases 2014-2016 realignments
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:17:21 -0800
There is without a doubt that the proposed 2014-2016 region realignment proposed by the Georgia High School Association will impact all the schools. But if it remains as is, it appears as if Eastside will get hit the hardest and not just from a financial point of view.
Additional arrests expected after drug investigation
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:45:14 -0800
Sheriff's Offices in multiple Georgia counties operated a drug investigation throughout twelve counties.
Jackets stuck in 1-AAAAA for football
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:05:00 -0800
Class AAA Region 1 Sub-region A Appling County Brantley County Dodge County Pierce County Toombs County Tattnall County Sub-region B Beach Islands Jenkins Johnson-Savannah Savannah Savannah Arts Southeast Bulloch Region 2 Sub-region A Jordan Kendrick Peach County Spencer Sub-region B Central-Macon Jackson Rutland Southwest-Macon Westside-Macon Region 3 Butler Davidson Fine Arts Glenn Hills ...
Georgia Power awards annual New Teacher Assistance Grants
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:00:00 -0800
ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it has selected 40 new public school teachers from across Georgia to receive one of the company's annual New Teacher Assistance ...
Fayette to go with ‘Plan B’ after stormwater SPLOST goes down the drain
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:17:59 -0800
Property owners in unincorporated areas to get bills before Christmas Fourteen percent of Fayette County’s registered voters turned out Tuesday, and a majority gave a thumbs down to a one-cent special sales tax targeted mostly for stormwater projects in the county. The final unofficial tally was 5,522 (57.18 percent) against to 4,135 (42.82 percent) in favor. The first-ever countywide two-year ...
County by county news for Tuesday
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:24:06 -0800
COBB Marietta expects 3,000 for historic tour The 27th Marietta Pilgrimage expects more than 3,000 people to tour six homes and 10 historic public buildings in the Northwest Marietta/Kennesaw Avenue district this weekend.
Spalding police looking for theft suspect
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 06:01:23 -0800
Spalding County police want to question a homeless man in connection with a recent theft.
Fayette, metro meet ozone requirements
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:02:02 -0800
A 20-county area of metro Atlanta has met federal requirements relating to the 1997 “8-hour ozone standard.” Though noted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a Dec. 2 announcement, the bottom line is that none of the restrictions put in place will be relaxed or removed now that the attainment criteria has been met. Most motorists see the effect of the EPA rules at the gasoline pump ...
Midwest tornado outbreak not that unusual
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 05:40:05 -0800
UNDATED - Late-season tornado outbreaks, like the one a week ago in the Midwest, are not all that unusual - and Georgia has seen its share of them over the years, including two in the last 40 years in northeast Georgia.