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Signing marks culmination of comeback for Scifers

There were times during Lindsay Scifers' junior year on the Woodland cross country team, one that ended in a state title, where she was in too much pain to run. It killed her not to participate in practice. She feared showing weakness - or worse, that she was becoming complacent and purposefully avo

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Demopolis 17, Central-Clay County 6

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RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-18 07:03:00

EPD requiring action on dam at Lake Tisinger

The Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Natural Resource Service is requiring an emergency action plan for Lake Tisinger, which serves as the main water source for the city of Bowdon. Interim City Manager Gary M. Bullock said the EPD sent about 600 letters to communities across the stat

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-17 05:06:00

New weather satellite set to launch early Saturday

The clock is ticking for the launch of a next-generation weather satellite. NOAA said the launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is scheduled for the early hours of Saturday in California. A Delta II rocket will carry the satellite into orbit at 3:37 a.m. CST Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Bas

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

Tuscaloosa County's Peyton Osborn signs with Delta State

Tuscaloosa County High's Peyton Osborn recently signed to continue her swimming career at Delta State University next fall. For the signee, this is something she has been working for since she was 5. Her mother, Kim Osborn, who is also her coach and sponsor, has watched her work toward this dream fo

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-18 19:00:00

Research suggests the bears are coming

The number of black bears wandering the forests of Northeast Alabama may have doubled over four years, and is set to keep growing, according to researchers at Auburn University. The researchers, ina study published Nov. 8 in the scientific journal PLOS One, examined the genetic health of two Alabama

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-18 22:28:00

Davis gets 20 years in Nizzear murder case

A defendant in the Nizzear Rodriguez murder case on Thursday received a 20-year sentence for first degree burglary in Carroll County Superior Court. Malik Davis will have to serve 14 of those years in jail, but can appeal the Judge Dustin Hightower's sentence. Davis and co-defendant Kenneth Wheat we

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-17 05:24:00

2 sentenced in Southwire copper thefts

ROME, Georgia - Two men have been sentenced after pleading guilty to hijacking truckloads of copper wire and other copper products. The Southwire Copper Co. in Carrollton was one of the pair's primary targets. The U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Georgia, announced the sentences on Thurs

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 05:15:00

County to pursue inmate health reimbursement

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature adopted a local law to begin billing private insurance companies for medical and dental services the county provides while someone is incarcerated at the County Jail. The county surpassed its 2017 medical budget for inmates in September and had to transfer an


Revisiting NCCC's philosophy and purpose

North Country Community College's original faculty, 1968, Saranac Lake As the college's recently completed strategic plan launches it into the next 50 years as the public institution serving the Adirondack region, and as we celebrate the successes of the college over the last 50 years, we give pause


Over and out: Radio Park will go on auction block in two weeks

An abandoned Rock 105 van sits at the former Radio Park in SaranacLake, which will be up for auction Nov. 29. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - After years of decline and financial losses, Radio Park, home of local radio stations WNBZ, Y106.3 and Rock 105, goes on the auction block in


COLUMN: Uncertainty defines where we are now

One day, almost 30 years ago, my brother and I were painting the bedroom in the apartment in Saranac Lake where Bella and I lived with our two older kids. Bella had instructed us on the color - a lemony yellow - but when she came in to take a look at the half-painted room, she didn't like it. My bro


A musical way station for refugees

Journey West's goal is to foster unity and understanding between different cultures, including Jewish, Roma, European, American, and the Middle East. PHOTOS PROVIDEDJourney West supports and performs with refugee musicians and donates 5% of their income from performance fees and CD sales directly t


Food Pantries, scholarships and Thanksgiving Day turkey trots

Dress up for a good cause at one of the area Turkey Trots. (Photo provided - Diane Chase) It is difficult to imagine not being able to open the fridge and have numerous choices. My pantry is full of food and my children have never known a real day of hunger. Now that the weather is getting cold, nei


Saranac Lake High School graduates 89%

Saranac Lake High School Principal Josh Dann addresses seniors in September. (Photo provided) SARANAC LAKE - High school Principal Joshua Dann presented the latest numbers from the state Education Department Wednesday, including Regents results and the school's graduation rate as of June 2017. Eig


Holiday bazaars get shoppers started

With Thanksgiving just days away, many churches and community groups are helping locals take the edge off the upcoming shopping season by offering up craft sales, bazaars and Christmas markets. In Waddington Saturday, Patty A. VanPatten was overseeing her third Fall Bazaar in St. Mary's Parish Hall

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-19 04:25:00

Farmville Police Department Activity Report

November 5 800 block of Orchard Street to assist fire department with a structure fire. 1700 block of Lee Drive for a medical call. November 6 400 block of Doswell Street for a loud noise complaint. November 7 200 block of North Virginia Street for report of suspicious individuals. 200 block o


Coats donated in son's memory

Close to three dozen festive gift bags, lined with colorful tissue paper, contained warm winter coats for children in Buckingham County. The donations were headed by Justina Barber, the mother of Jaiden Bartee, 6, who died from a tragic tractor-trailer accident at a bus stop in March that also clai


Fundraiser set to help Meherrin UMC

On Friday, November 17, at 7 p.m. you will get to witness a rare and spectacular voice, most people will tell you, if you have never heard Kyla sing. Kayla is a former studio musician to Ray Charles, Mary J. Blige, Lou Rawls and Cee Cee Penniston. An Evening of Music will be a fundraiser to help Meh


Billy Dunn Enters Alford Plea

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE - On Monday Billy Dunn entered an Alford Plea on each of three charges of aggravated sexual battery of a victim less than 13 years old. An Alford plea means formally pleading guilty while still asserting innocence. Dunn was first charged on April 6, 2017 with aggravated sexual

SOUTHSIDEMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:27:00