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Jasper draws crowd for park lighting

JASPER - The city of Jasper drew a crowd to its lighting of the city park on Saturday. There was sledding and a bouncy house for the children to enjoy as well as food for everyone. City Manager Charles Williams welcomed the crowd and had two children join him in counting down to the actual lighting

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

Snow on the Square is almost here

LIVE OAK - The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce has been dreaming of a white Christmas (on the Square). And by partnering with Busy Bee, the Chamber's annual December event will be just that. The newest addition to Christmas on the Square this year is Snow on the Square where downtown Live Oak wi

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

White Springs to fill vacant council seat in December

WHITE SPRINGS - The open seat on the White Springs Town Council will be filled in December. The council decided at its Nov. 14 meeting to vote on the new council member next month. The seat became open when the council voted to declare Helen Miller's seat forfeited at an Oct. 25 hearing. According t

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 20:00:00

Life in White Springs: Be thankful for the ordinary

On this Thanksgiving Day, with some repetition from the past, because many blessings can be constant, and with some new thankful observations, because new blessings come each year, I offer a column on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day! Sometimes it is so repetitious and unchanging that it seems almost

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Bob Hochmuth named Extension Professional of the Year

LIVE OAK - Florida Farm Bureau recognized a local extension agent along with young farmers and ranchers, state lawmakers and the accomplishments of county Farm Bureaus and individual members for their distinguished service to agriculture Oct. 31. Bob Hochmuth, Assistant Director at the North Florida

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Rodriguez: Training for Thanksgiving

Taste Suwannee, held last week at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, was a huge success again. The new director of the Suwannee Education Foundation, Adrienne Taylor, did an excellent job keeping this tradition alive in our community. I look forward to Taste Suwannee every year because it is a g

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-22 22:00:00

Men arrested for trafficking flakka

More than 373 grams of alpha-pvp (flakka), more than 13 grams of synthetic cannabis, a .22-caliber rifle, a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun and 33 rounds of .40-caliber ammunition were uncovered in a search of a room at the Royal Inn Hotel. LIVE OAK - Two men were arrested for trafficking more th


Bonds not reduced for suspects in Cole Thomas case

SMITHFIELD, N.C. - A bond hearing was held Nov. 8 for two suspects in Cole Thomas' disappearance. The bonds for Rudolfo DeLeon Jr.,and Anthony Ridell James Jr. were not reduced. DeLeon, 27, of Mt. Olive, N.C., has been charged with one count of felony concealment of a death. His bond was lowered fro


Students compete in water tower competition

All Griffin-Spalding middle school students were invited to build a working model water tower and then compete against each other as individuals or as teams as part of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Model Water Tower Competition. The competition was held by the city of Griffin's Wate

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

The Second Amendment in history

With each mass shooting, discussion centers on the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. Commentators opine people have a right to defend themselves and the assumption is "against criminals." In the practicable this may be true, but the reasoning behind the Second Amendment is more pointed.

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:06:00

Southern Rivers awards local teachers

Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) and the Southern Rivers Energy Trust, Inc. awarded a total of $14,929.14 to area teachers to fund innovative lesson plans for students. Members of the Bright Ideas Brigade from Southern Rivers Energy surprised the winning teachers in their classrooms with flowers, big ch

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over '16

Data from the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released by the Georgia Department of Education, and based on data from the 2016-2017 academic year, showed score increases in school levels in the school systems in Fayette and Coweta counties. Fayette school system spokesperson Melin

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 12:17:03

27th annual Toy Run is Nov. 25

The Windwalkers Motorcycle Club will hold its 27th annual Toy Run this Saturday. The ride and toys collected benefit the Salvation Army and needy children in the Griffin area. Cost to ride is donation of one new, unwrapped toy worth at least $10 or $10 per rider to participate in Griffin's oldest an


2017 All-Henry County Volleyball Team

MCDONOUGH - The top high school volleyball players from Henry County are listed below, as selected by the Henry Herald sports department. Co-Player of the Year: Allie Sarsany, Ola High Co-Player of the Year: Skyla Whitaker, Ola High Coach of the Year: Azia Class, Dutchtown High First Team Jeda Curry


New phone app to launch for the city of Hampton

HAMPTON- A new phone application is expected to launch for the city of Hampton in the coming months. The Hampton City Council gave approval Nov. 14 to proceed with launching a city of Hampton app for residents to access information pertaining to the city. Interim City Manager Derrick Austin said the


Christopher's Six Cheese Mac and Cheese

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 pounds macaroni 16 tablespoons butter 1 pound shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 pound shredded monterrey jack cheese 1 pound Velveeta cheese cubed 8 oz. parmesan cheese shredded 8 oz. smoked gouda cheese shredded 4 oz. goat cheese chunks 4 cups half and half 2 j

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 12:09:09

GSP to host a Child Safety Seat and Recruiting Event in Hinesville

Georgia State Patrol will host a Child Safety Seat and Recruiting Event in December. The event will be Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Walmart in Hinesville. Troopers say anyone interested can have their child's safety seat checked, and talk to a recruiter about employment opportun


St. Paul Fall Gospel Concert

My Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ, The Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 6624 Leroy Coffer Highway, Fleming, GA 31309, "Willing Workers" invite you to our Fall Gospel Concert on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM. Appearing on the program are: The New Men of Faith all of Savannah, GA; The


Police arrest man wanted for attempted murder

Updated: 8:17 PM EST Nov 23, 2017 Police arrest man wanted for attempted murder (WJCL) Police arrested a man accused of attempted murder Wednesday night in Beaufort. Yemasse and Beaufort Police arrested Jabahri McGowan, 22, on a warrant. Authorities told WJCL he is the second suspect involved in a

WJCL - 2017-11-24 01:17:00

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

Updated: 3:39 AM EST Nov 23, 2017 Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New Y

WJCL - 2017-11-23 08:39:00