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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,


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.


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

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-


Ogdensburg and Gouverneur residents involved in property-damage accidents

MORRISTOWN - An Ogdensburg woman was involved in a property-damage accident on Sand Street on Friday morning, according to state police. The driver was Chelsea M. Teneyck, 27. The incident took place near Wooster Road and was reported at 2:11 a.m., officers said. No injuries or tickets were reported

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 18:26:00

A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam names its students of the block

POTSDAM -- Students of the block for the first block of the school year were recently acknowledged at A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, citizenship, and extra curricular activities. Outstanding effort and attitude are highly valued

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

Variety of classes planned at Potsdam library over coming days

The library's children's programs are run and/or organized by our children's librarian, Rebecca Donnelly. The programs are held in the mezzanine, the upstairs play space located at the back of the Potsdam Public Library. For more information email [email protected] or call 315-265-7230. Curious Cubs

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-25 01:35:00

Potsdam High School offering 5-hour pre-licensing course

POTSDAM -- Potsdam High School is holding a 5-hour pre-licensing course Nov. 28 and 29, from 7-9:30 p.m. both nights. To register, bring $40 and a valid permit to the high school main office by 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. POTSDAM -- Potsdam High School is holding a 5-hour pre-licensing course Nov. 28

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 22:40:00

Former Clarkson women's hockey coachs speaks to Potsdam students

POTSDAM -- Shannon Derosiers, former co-head coach of Clarkson university's women's hockey team, who currently works in donor relations at CU, spoke to the students of A.A. Kingston Middle School about the character strengths of bravery, creativity, curiosity, and teamwork. She used examples from he

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 19:52:00

Potsdam museum busy from August through October this year

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Public Museum received 401 visitors in the three months from August through October this year, according to the museum's quarterly report. There were an estimated 1,500 visitors to the museum's online presences, their web site and Facebook page. Museum Director Mimi Van Deusen

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 19:50:00

Canton-Potsdam Hospital's Center for Cancer Care receives donation from Stanka family

POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital's Center for Cancer Care recently received a donation of 32 hand-made heat bags from community member Vanessa Stanka, with help from mom, Linda Stanka, and dad, Brian Stanka. "I wanted to help patients who are receiving treatment feel better and I just enjoy doing

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 16:48:00

Potsdam man charged with DWI

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Pierrepont Avenue Thursday morning, according to state police. Jack S. Wilson III, 25, was charged with first-offense DWI and failure to stop at a red light at 2:18 a.m., police said. His blood-alcohol content (BAC) was .17 perce

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:49:00

LETTER: Camden's leaders have created better education options

My daughter has special needs. She attended eight Camden district schools in six years. She was tossed from one to the other like a ping pong ball. Except she isn't a ping pong ball - she is a young person growing up, in need of a good school where she can get the love and consistent care and chall

COURIER-POST - 2017-11-23 14:48:15

Woman, 20, charged in crash that killed road worker in Montco

Montgomery County District Attorney's OfficeLucian Stock, 20, of Souderton, was charged with homicide by vehicle for a crash that killed a road worker and injured another in September. A 20-year-old Montgomery County woman who was rushing to work when her crashed into a work crew, killing one man a

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 19:35:18

Revelers brave frigid temps, wind for America's oldest Thanksgiving Day parade

The girls of the AllStars color gaurd have a laugh as they try to stay warm before the start of the 98th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, November 23, 2017. (Emily Cohen for WHYY) High school marching bands from all over the country line up alongside a heavy police presence at the 98th a

WHYY - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Philly's Thanksgiving parade just another day at the office for these folks

Eagles cheerleaders and drummers drew raucous applause from the throngs lining JFK Boulevard on a chilly Thanksgiving morning. "It's going to be the same weather in Minneapolis when we play in the Super Bowl!" yelled a man from a truck leading the NFL team's cohort in Philadelphia's annual Thanksgiv

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-23 14:11:36

Police: Man Attacked By Several Dogs, 1 Dog Shot And Killed

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are investigating the death of man after he was attacked by several dogs in Hunting Park, Thursday night. Officers were called to the 1300 block of West Pike Street, around 9 p.m., for a report of a dog attack. When officers arrived on scene, they found a man

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 08:39:07

Q&A: Common misconceptions about flu shots

Q: I've heard some things about flu shots that concern me. What's the deal? A: The flu kills between 12,000 and 56,000 people every year in the U.S, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, why are people still hesitant to get a vaccine? Flu shot misconceptions

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Thousands Gather For Philly's 98th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Surrounded by music, views, and familiar characters, many gather for one tradition each year in Philadelphia. "It's a top-notch parade -a really good time," said John Metzger of Nazareth. Thousands of people lined up for the 98th annual Thanksgiving day parade, the oldest Thanks

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:07