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Ready, set, shop: Countdown to Black Friday

Black Friday might have been diluted over the past few years due to online shopping and other factors, but its impact on retailers is still significant. Black Friday is so named because it was counted on the put retailers books in "the black" for the year. And to many shoppers, it remains a traditio

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 04:59:00

Local runners to compete at Foot Locker regional

Erin Fegans last cross country meet didn't exactly go as she had planned. Although the Douglasville native helped lead Landmark Christian to its fourth straight Class A private-school championship, the sophomore didn't have her best race. She will get a chance to atone for that this weekend at the p

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:41:00

Traffic stops result in multiple drug charges

On Wednesday evening, Nov. 15, Randolph County Narcotics Unit agent Larry Clark was contacted by Deputy Bernard Sheppard in reference to a traffic stop he was on at County Road 17 just off of U.S. Highway 22, Roanoke. Deputy Sheppard advised Agent Clark he had Anthony Sheron Foster aka "Precious" st

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-21 19:25:00

Thanksgiving closings - The Randolph Leader: News

Randolph County Courthouse noon Wed.-Fri. Randolph County Water Authority Thurs.-Fri. Roanoke City Hall Thurs.-Fri. Roanoke Utilities Board Thurs.-Fri. Wedowee Town Hall noon Wed.-Fri. Wadley Town Hall Thurs.-Fri. Woodland Town Hall Thurs.-Fri. State/Federal Offices Thurs.-Fri. Awbrey Library Thurs.

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-21 17:57:53

Streets to be swept this week

Tuscaloosa Infrastructure and Public Services will be sweeping the following general areas this week:15th Street to Hargrove Road (Forest Lake Area), Meador Drive, Highland Oaks Drive, Springbrook, 36th Street East,Heatherbrook, Redbud Lane, El Dorado East, Woodland Forest Drive, Overbrook Road, Orc


Southern Union Plastic Injection Molding Program offering scholarships through industry donations

Lanier Color Company of Gainesville, Ga., and PCS Company of Fraser, Mich., have each made donations to the Plastic Injection Molding Program at Southrn Union State Community College, making several partial scholarships possible for the Plastics Injection Molding Program at Southern Union. The donat

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-21 19:30:00

County BOE makes personnel moves

Accepted the resignation due to retirement of Sheri Brown, general science teacher at Randolph County High School, effective Jan. 1. Approved Shannon Fincher and Taylor Herren as substitute teachers. Approved Vester "Jr." Whitmore, Joe Minniefield, Jerry Michael Hill, Kasey Swafford and Jerry Spa

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-21 19:06:00

Fifth suspected gang member arrested

Law enforcement have arrested the last of five suspected gang members accused of robbing people at an apartment complex near the University of West Georgia. Cameron Dalton-Harvey, 18, was arrested Monday, according to Carrollton police. Dalton-Harvey, a UWG student, is charged with two counts of rob

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 04:59:00

Four Emporia teens arrested for kidnapping, beating fellow teenager

Four Emporia teenagers were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly kidnapped and beat a 16-year-old last weekend. According to Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope, 18-year-olds Andrew J. Granado and Samuel Garcia along with two 17-year-old juveniles were taken into custody for their alleged involvement wit

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-23 00:42:00

Nelson an unsung hero of Emporia

Lee Nelson passed away last week at the age of 90. He is best known as the founder and proprietor of Bluestem Farm and Ranch, which he and his wife started in 1961. Today, I share some memories of Mr. Nelson and end with something he is credited with doing that changed Emporia's future in a very pos

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:15:00

Brush fire reported north of Emporia

At approximately 10:12 a.m. scanner traffic indicated a brush fire located at 1069 Road 210, about five miles north of Emporia. Dispatch indicated that the landowner was doing a controlled burn and was concerned that the fire was getting out of control. Emergency personnel on scene said a nearby w

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-21 16:14:00

New timeline offers detailed look into Emporia State's past

A recently completed timeline project at the Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives offers a glimpse into the school's rich history and will provide lessons for future students, faculty and staff. Located online at www.emporia.edu/libsv/archives, the timeline displays a comprehens

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-21 16:00:00

Emporia Fire Department offers advice for preparing your thanksgiving meal

Thanksgiving is upon us and with it are some hazards to be aware of around the house. While preparing dinner for the family accidents can occur around the home and in the kitchen. The Emporia Fire Department is hoping to avoid any unfortunate accidents this year and have some friendly tips to do so

KVOE.COM - 2017-11-21 19:31:47

40th Annual Christmas Parade set for Tuesday

It will be a "Night of Lights" and holiday celebration as the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau hosts its 40th Annual Community Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. Tuesday. "The theme this year is 'Night of Lights,'" Public Relations Coordinator Kathryn Martin said. "It's th

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:30:00

ESU international students making plans for Thanksgiving

As many of us rush home for Thanksgiving this weekend, it's easy to forget that not everyone will be going home for the holiday. For Emporia State University international students, just because they can't return to their home country does not mean they'll be without someone to spend the holiday wit

KVOE.COM - 2017-11-21 23:59:59

Hornets hang tight with Tigers

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Monday's contest for the Emporia State men's basketball team was not an ordinary exhibition game against the University of Missouri at Mizzou Arena. The Hornets erased an 8-point deficit in the first half, led the contest for 8:54 and battled against the Tigers, eventually falling 67

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-21 15:41:00

Police seek tips in search for runaway Muskegon teen

An undated courtesy photo of Dale Lee Shaw. (Grand Haven Department of Public Safety) GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) - Grand Haven officers are asking for the public's help in tracking down a runaway teenager from Muskegon. Dale Lee Shaw, 15, was supposed to go to a relative's house on Fulton Street af

WOOD - 2017-11-22 14:19:31

Muskegon teachers confront admin pay raises at heated board meeting

MUSKEGON, Mich. -- It was standing room only at the Muskegon Public Schools board meeting Tuesday night. Many teachers and parents were there to express their frustration with the school's administration. Some teachers say the administrators are getting substantial raises, some upwards of $15,000, w

FOX17 - 2017-11-22 03:23:01

Winter parking ban begins Dec. 15 in Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. - Muskegon Police say the winter parking ban in the city will begin Friday, Dec. 15. During the ban, which runs through the end of February, no parking is allowed on any Muskegon street between 2 and 6 a.m. The police department says in a release that officers will be issuing red "wa

FOX17 - 2017-11-22 19:06:08

Muskegon Museum of Art Festival of Trees opens

MUSKEGON, MICH. - The Muskegon Museum of Art Festival of Trees is now open! It's the 13th year as a holiday tradition along the lakeshore. The festival runs through Sunday, Dec. 3. Holiday traditions of different countries inspire this year's festival theme and displays. Professionally designed them

WZZM 13 - 2017-11-22 17:09:16