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Dignity in Schools National Week of Action

Come learn your rights as well as develop solutions to achieve fairness, justice, and equity in public education. The event will feature a Know Your Rights workshop by the ACLU of Georgia and the impact the new federal education administration will have on local schools. Also, speak to an attorney o

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-10-21 16:30:00

‎Georgia‏ girl who wrote to President Trump gets invited to the White House

DALTON, GEORGIA (WXIA) - A little girl in Georgia got the invite of a lifetime, a personal tour of the White House. And it's all because of a handwritten letter to President Donald Trump. Seven-year-old Mackenzie Koger of Dalton mailed this letter to President Trump earlier this month. Mackenzie ta

WTHR - 2017-10-21 08:06:29

Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends

CHICAGO (AP) - Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there's a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. But the 26-year-old Mexican immigrant's goal is now trapped in the debate over a program p

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-10-21 07:09:00

Missouri looks to get back into win column today against Idaho

Missouri head coach Barry Odom and the Tigers are looking to put the first half of the season behind them today as they host Idaho at Faurot Field. Photo by Associated Press /News Tribune. COLUMBIA - Missouri's Barry Odom was fiery following the team's 51-14 loss to Auburn three weeks ago, deliver


Skandalakis moving to state post

After serving in the Coweta Judicial Circuit for all of his law career, district attorney Pete Skandalakis is leaving his position to become the executive director of the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia in 2018. Skandalakis said he was offered the job by the council on Oct. 12. As executive

LA GRANGE DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-21 07:03:22

No. 1 Rome rolls by VR

Facing arguably the best team in the state of Georgia across any classification, the Villa Rica High School football team ran into a juggernaut on Friday night at Sam McIntyre Stadium. The defending Class AAAAA state champion and top-ranked Rome stretched its win streak to 20 in a row behind a 45-7

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-10-21 06:56:00

Muslim janitor SUES after being fired from a ‎Georgia‏ public school 'for asking for time off to pray'

This mirrors the case against Hertz. Hertz has been exceedingly generous to their Muslim workers. And the Muslim response has been this endless war of litigation and attrition. Hertz provided prayer rooms, rugs and prayer break times. Not good enough. Back in 2011, I reported that Hertz had was forc

DCCLOTHESLINE.COM - 2017-10-21 06:48:41

Dr. Ron Tilford

Dr. Ron H. Tilford, 63, of Paducah died Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Ron was born in Paducah, Kentucky, on January 20, 1954, to Charles H. and Rose Kilgore Tilford. He was a 1972 graduate of Heath High School. Ron graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt Uni

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-10-21 05:15:00

GSC Notebook: West Alabama alone at the top in GSC standings

West Alabama junior quarterback Harry Satterwhite threw for 308 yards and three touchdowns in last week's 34-31 victory over West Georgia. The Tigers are alone in first place in the GSC standings and play at Florida Tech today. [COURTESY PHOTO/WEST ALABAMA SPORTS INFORMATION]Joe R Chance With four w

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-10-21 05:00:00

Dashcam video shows woman tripping over pants while running from police

WSB-TV received dashcam video of the suspect running from a car. Her pants eventually fall down, and then, so does she. A Norcross, Georgia, police officer pulled over a Toyota Camry this week after running its plates and discovering its owner was wanted on several charges. Police said driver Dayan

KRMG - 2017-10-21 04:16:00

Mail makes his day: ‎Georgia‏ boy looking for a card from you

EAST DUBLIN, Ga. -- Some days can be tough for Austin Lamb as makes strides through autism and epilepsy. But his parents say that something as simple as a walk to the mailbox is almost like therapy for him - something that outweighs everything else. And lately, as he has checked the mail, it's been

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-10-21 04:12:28

Bess Shadron

After a very long and full life, Bess Herndon Lightfoot Shadron passed away peacefully at Southeast Georgia Health System, Brunswick Campus, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at the age of 94. Bess was born in Reform, Ala., on April 5, 1923, to the late George W. and Vera Harper Herndon. She was the eigh

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2017-10-21 04:00:00

Small Talk: A night with the stars at West Chester University

Rule #1: Stars twinkle, planets shine and airplanes move. Rule #2: It's never cloudy in a planetarium. Rule #3: Just like real stars, the fake ones in a planetarium don't come out until it gets dark. I learned these important lessons at last Friday's presentation given by Dr. Karen Schwarz, associat

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-10-21 04:00:00

Tennessee staring down long odds against rival Bama

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee's rivalry with Alabama is one of the most storied in the country, so storied it even has a name, "The Third Saturday in October." Today will be the 100th meeting between the two programs, but recently it hasn't been as much a rivalry as a chance for Nick Saban and the Crimson T

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-10-21 04:00:00

Samford soccer makes history with 11th straight victory Friday by defeating Wofford, 2-0

The Samford University soccer team extended its winning streak to a school-record 11th straight matches Friday as the Bulldogs defeated the Wofford Terriers, 2-0, in a key Senior Night showdown held in Southern Conference play at the Samford Track and Soccer Stadium. Samford (12-5-1, 8-0 SoCon) rece

AL.COM - 2017-10-21 03:28:19

Volleyball returns to defeat ‎Georgia‏ State

Senior outside hitter Qiana Canete gets ready for the kill during a game against Georgia State University on Oct. 20 at College Park Center. The Lady Mavericks won the match 3-1. Anthony Gomez After a five-match road stretch, the volleyball team (9-12, 3-5) returned home to defeat Georgia State Univ

SHORTHORN - 2017-10-21 02:00:00

Weather Blog: Tracking rain chances and a strong cold front

Thank you for reading the WJCL 22 weather blog! This is southeast Georgia and the Lowcountry's inside scoop on all things weather related. Warm temperatures, an increase in humidity, and a few showers highlight the weekend forecast. The main rain chance this weekend looks to hold off until Sunday, a

WJCL - 2017-10-21 01:47:00

COMMENTARY: Facts and Motivations of County Manager Lee Smith and County Chairman Al Scott just don't add up

October 20, 2017 - I will choose my words carefully. What we witnessed this morning at the Chatham County Commissioner's meeting was deplorable, lacking in forthrightness, a violation of the Open Meetings Law, harms a number of Savannah businesses, puts the health of inmates at the jail at risk, dis


‎Georgia‏ prison guards charged with assaulting inmates

Three prison guards were charged with felonies for allegedly beating up two inmates, according to indictments returned this week in Johnson County. The rare indictment contained no details of the alleged attacks at Johnson State Prison earlier this year or what prompted the assaults. The state Depar

MYAJC.COM - 2017-10-21 01:20:35

Man charged with making bomb threat to Las Vegas Strip music venue

A Georgia man threatened to blow up a Las Vegas Strip music venue "like the guy that blew up" the Route 91 Harvest Festival, court documents show. Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The Linq in Las Vegas on April 28, 2015. (Erik Kabik/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The Linq in Las Vega

REVIEWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-21 01:05:00

Firearm Season Opens in ‎Georgia‏ This Weekend

Appling, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) -- For many sportsman, the opening weekend of firearm season is like Christmas morning. To help make sure everything goes smoothly, here are a few things you should know before you head out to the stand. Now that it is gun season, hunters are required to wear fluorescent oran

WRDW-TV - 2017-10-21 00:49:00

Mother, 1-Year-Old Son's Limbs Severed After Trying to Crawl Under Train in ‎Georgia‏; 2 Other Kids Unharmed

A woman and her 1-year-old son both lost limbs after they tried to crawl under a train in Clayton County, Georgia, Thursday afternoon. The incident happened around 3 p.m. in Clayton County as the woman, identified as 28-year-old Kate Brown, walked home with her children, , television station WXIA in

KTLA.COM - 2017-10-21 00:48:41

Jury finds ‎Georgia‏ man caught with bag of weapons at Pasadena train station guilty

A Georgia man caught with a duffel bag gull of guns, silencers and high-capacity magazines after urinating in public at a Pasadena Metro Gold Line station faces up to six years behind bars after a jury convicted him of six felonies in connection with the arrest, authorities said. The Pasadena jury c

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-10-21 00:40:12

Suit: Police chief harassed Asian worker with 'me love you long time'

The lawsuit was filed Thursday. The alleged harassment occurred for four years. The woman says she was fired after continued denial of advances. For four years, a Georgia police chief sexually harassed an Asian receptionist and quoted lines from the film "Full Metal Jacket," including the notable

MYAJC.COM - 2017-10-21 00:38:45

Warden of ICE detention center in South ‎Georgia‏ retires

The head of a privately operated immigration detention center in South Georgia has retired. Warden Bill Spivey left his post at Stewart Detention Center last month, according to CoreCivic, the Nashville-based corrections company that operates the facility through agreements with Stewart County and

MYAJC.COM - 2017-10-21 00:30:08

Judges from ‎Georgia‏ (the country) visited court in ‎Georgia‏ (the state)

Cobb County Superior Court Posted: 6:02 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017 Judges from the Republic of Georgia, the country that used to be Russia and serves that cheesy bread named "khachapuri," have been visiting the Cobb County Superior Court in Georgia, the state with all those peaches. Four judges

MYAJC.COM - 2017-10-21 00:24:51

Why do parents kill their children? ‎Georgia‏ deaths spur questions

For most, the thought of killing one's own child is unfathomable. Yet, last Friday Lamora Williams allegedly put her two young sons inside an oven and turned it on. Two days earlier, a Newton County father was charged with murdering his 15-day-old daughter, who died of blunt force trauma to the head

MYAJC.COM - 2017-10-21 00:24:44

Board of Health: ‎Georgia‏ Tech dining hall passes inspection, source of student sickness still unknown

From the grill, to the salad bar, to the main kitchen, Georgia Tech's dining hall passed its inspection with flying colors. Georgia Tech student Rachel Mohr said "it's probably just a virus going around." But she is glad to hear the university's on-campus dining hall scored an "A." Of course the sou

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-10-21 00:09:00

Malamute Crying & Complaing In Car On Road Trip

2018 Sports Illustrated Rookies Announced: Meet Georgia Gibbs & Kate Wasley