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Smiths plead guilty, convicted of aggravated assault/cruelty to children

District Attorney Jackie Johnson announces the conviction of 45-year-old Nathaniel Eric Smith and 28-year-old Latasha Denise Smith for aggravated assault and cruelty to children in Camden County Superior Court on November 17. The charges stem from the June 2017 assault of a Baxley woman and her 15-


Parade, festival set to kickoff the Christmas season here

JD Plans are being finalized for this year's Christmas parade and the Main Street program's Christmas in the Park Festival. The parade will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec 1. The theme will be "Miracle on Main Street". The parade route has changed this year and will step off from Emmanuel Baptist Chu


We have amazing career opportunities

"I had no idea we had such fascinating industries and career opportunities right here in Pierce County." This sentiment was heard numerous times during Leadership Pierce's recent Business and Industry Day. The group of community leaders spent the day learning about the economic development process,


Wayne Countians bring good luck to GSU

Not sure how many Wayne Countians were left behind in Jesup this past Saturday as a throng attended the Georgia ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Not sure how many Wayne Countians were le

THE PRESS-SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Rev. Mike Stone is GBC president

Pastor Mike Stone of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear is the new president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Stone was elected last week at the 2017 annual meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention held at the North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville. Pastor Stone outpolled the Rev.


Local stores see steady stream of Black Friday shoppers

CLERMONT - Black Friday shoppers flocked to area stores on Friday in search of the best deals to help them check items off their Christmas shopping lists. For various reasons, they look forward to shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. "It's a tradition. We go Black Friday shopping every year," sai

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-24 22:48:15

Marker dedicates the location of Haines City's Oakland High

HAINES CITY - Oakland High School hasn't stood in 40 years, but its name will for many to come. Graduates from as early as 1947 to as recent as 1967 showed up Friday morning for the dedication of the school's location as a Florida Heritage Site. The marker crafted by the Florida Department of State

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-25 02:47:15

On Tap: Holiday season twinkles to life in Lake, Sumter

There's more than shopping this weekend, so take a break from the stores and welcome the holidays in traditional manner. Get a jump on working off your turkey dinner at the 5th annual Turkey Trot 5K this morning. There's nothing like a good workout to make you hungry. Friday offers the Leesburg Chri

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Holiday Gift and Decorating ideas featured at the Farmers Market

The Downtown Clermont Farmers Market will feature special vendors with holiday gifts and decorations for your shopping pleasure on Sunday, November 26th, 9am-2pm. Please join in the festivities to kick off the holiday season. There will be a special visit from Santa as well. Our Farmers Market has

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-11-23 09:20:00

Three sentenced for deadly home invasion near New Castle in 2015

Three Wilmington people have been sentenced for their part in a 2015 deadly home invasion in the Collins Park neighborhood near New Castle, the Delaware Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Miguel Taylor, 26, and Dameir Walker, 25, were sentenced on Friday, while Zieisha Watters, 26, was senten


Was Wilmington family booted from home victim of Craigslist scam?

Alexander Pratt had been living in a rented Wilmington home with his fiancee and his son for nearly 10 months when he said he returned last Sunday to find a locksmith changing the locks and police warning him that if he entered, he would be arrested for trespassing. "All our things are still locked

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 19:31:59

Crash on I-95 northbound causes delays

Embed x Share CLOSE PLAYLIST: DELAWARE CRASHES Two-vehicle crash shuts Chestnut Hill Road | 0:37 A two-vehicle crash has shut the eastbound lanes of East Chestnut Hill Road (Del. 4) near Todd Lane. 11/8/17 John J. Jankowski Jr./Special to The News Journal 1 of 9 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE P

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 20:02:02

Wilmington officials behind on tax, water bills

Wilmington city officials, responsible for setting tax rates and managing budgets, owe money to the city, county and local school systems. The News Journal reviewed tax records for properties owned by city council members and city department heads. As of Monday, five council members and one departm

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

This is N.J.'s deadliest road for pedestrians -- and the people trying to make it safer

A 17-year-old high school student. A 37-year-old man with disabilities. A father of two. A mother of three. All are among two dozen killed while crossing or walking along Route 130 in the past five years. The highway runs from Pennsville Township in Salem County all the way to North Brunswick Townsh

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:48

Robotics program teaches students to problem solve

Students around Delaware are working toward the FIRST Tech Challenge competition by participating in 'scrimmages' before the statewide event in February. A recent meet at Padua showed them how far they've come and what still needs work. William Bretzger/The News Journal The world of robotics is one

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-24 13:00:03

The most Delaware-y drink ever?

Jeffrey "Doc" Cheskin is not above pleading. Since last year's opening of his Liquid Alchemy Beverages, the state's first modern-day meadery, the meadmaker has been pleading with the guys from Smyrna's Painted Stave Distillery for the oak barrels they use to age their spirits. "This all came down to

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-25 02:45:24

Dewey employees file harassment complaint

As threatened by their attorney in October, Dewey employees who filed a complaint in June with the Delaware Public Integrity Commission against former Town Manager Marc Appelbaum have now filed a harassment complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It was submitted Nov. 16 by

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Strong winds forecast for this weekend

Strong winds are expected this weekend in parts of Northern Nevada, including Carson City and Douglas, Storey and Washoe counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a a high wind warning starting Saturday evening through late Sunday. "South to southwest 25 to 35 (miles per hour) with gus

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

The Nov. 24 R-C Morning Report

Genoa, Nev. - Happy Black Friday, which means a lot of stores are open, and local and state governmental offices are closed. By the time you read this, though most of the deals have come and been picked through. We broke a record for warmest temperature on Nov. 23 with 72 degrees. The record high te

RECORD-COURIER - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Polar Express again lights up Christmas season in Carson City

Julia Nolen, one of the chefs on the Polar Express, sings the opening number "The Polar Express." Taylor Pettaway/Nevada Appeal | Wyatt Dotson and Hazel Boyer show off their Polar Express tickets while waiting in line to board the train with the family and friends. Taylor Pettaway/Nevada Appeal | An

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00