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Rome beats Warner Robins 38-0, wins state title

John Reid was answering questions, and suddenly, he was surrounded by his team. He kept turning around to those players, smiles on their faces and twinkles in their eyes, clearly in this situation not trusting his team. "I trust them for everything," the Rome head coach said, "but water on my back."

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-12-16 14:32:41

Play for a chance to win the Big Bowl Challenge!

While the regular season competition wrapped up earlier this month, the White County News is unveiling its Big Bowl Challenge in the this week's edition. The contest features 12 bowl games and a tiebreaker. The winning entry receives $50, with a $100 prize for a perfect entry, including the correct


VFW Post in Andrews seeking members

With only one World War II veteran and dwindling numbers of Korean and Vietnam war veterans, Andrews Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7620 needs new members for the organization to stay alive. As the only VFW post in Cherokee County, the 57-member group works diligently to raise funds for various com


$100K moved for trials

The Graham County Board of Commissioners, anticipating a directive to move trials out of the inadequate courthouse in Robbinsville, recently set aside $100,000 for future trials in Cherokee County. "They amended the budget for $100,000.00 to account for three potential court dates in first six mon


Skating rink opens for holidays in Dawsonville

Lloyd Freeman has gone out of his way to ice over the parking lot at North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville. But he's not a jerk - he's an entrepreneur, and he's offering folks in Northeast Georgia a chance to go ice skating at The Ice Rink at North Georgia. Freeman and his wife, Kari, opened


Murphy will face charges of fleeing police after a chase from Quincy to Coldwater at over 95 mph.

Prosecutors will wait for blood test results before charging Brendan Murphy, 20, of Bronson, with drunk driving. COLDWATER - Prosecutors will wait for blood test results before charging Brendan Murphy, 20, of Bronson, with drunk driving. Quincy Police Department Officer Kevin Kopacz spotted a speedi

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-12-16 02:00:00

Students collect food for Kings Kupboard

JONESVILLE - Over the past three weeks a mountain of canned goods and non-perishable items had formed in the hallway of Williams Elementary School. The students began collecting food items for Kings Kupboard, in Hillsdale, collecting over 4,000 items. On Tuesday students with the school's Spirit Clu

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 12:00:00

Montgomery man set for exam in meth case

HILLSDALE - A Montgomery man is set to appear in Hillsdale County District Court for a preliminary examination hearing on charges of possession of methamphetamine. Dennis Lee Strain Jr., 32, is facing up to 20 years in prison for the crime with a second offense notice issued by the Hillsdale County

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 18:00:00

Packages delivered to local veterans

HILLSDALE - Every year, Penny Sarles and John Barrett head up the charge of sending 700 packages to troops away from home during the holidays. Locally, the Jonesville American Legion Post 185 makes sure veterans at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility get a package as well. On Thursday, 19 pac

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 13:00:00

Carolers entertain throughout holiday season

READING - The 53-member Reading High School Concert Choir brought some cheer to residents of the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility and Rehabilitation Center Wednesday morning as they sang Christmas carols throughout the building on Mechanic Street. Choir director Josh Sholler said this is the g

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-17 01:00:00

Leutheuser's bill protects retiree benefits for police, firefighters

LANSING-The Michigan Legislature gave final legislative approval on Tuesday for a package of bills safeguarding public services and the retirement benefits for police, firefighters and other local government employees. Accompanying the main bill is companion legislation sponsored by Rep. Eric Leuthe

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-15 20:00:00

Preschool celebrates 50th anniversary at program

HILLSDALE - Mary Randall Preschool held its annual Christmas program on Friday, Dec. 8, at Philip's auditorium on the campus of Hillsdale College. Children sang Christmas songs and enjoyed a visit from Santa Claus. Prior to the children's performance, Director Sonja Bindus welcomed parents, grandpar


Chorale celebrates season with cocoa, carols and remembrances

HILLSDALE - The Hillsdale Arts Chorale will honor Susan Mills at its December Concert with special music. The concert, titled Cocoa and Carols, will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 2551 W. Bacon Road, Hillsdale. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 per person. Children u


Mailman Santa in Concord on verge of retirement

Editor's Note: For parents whose children believe in Santa Claus, please exercise caution, because this story, while heart-warming, will reveal that Santa is folklore. David Dente is looking forward to retirement. He wants to buy a really good pair of hiking books so he can go on "long" hikes. He al

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-12-15 13:03:00

Concord COA announces upcoming programs

To reach the Concord Council on Aging by phone, call 978-318-3020. Upcoming programs Acrylic Painting: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14. Linda Malone is the instructor. All materials will be provided by the instructor. Malone will take drop-in students for $30 per class, or people can sign up for both classe


Letters: Gratifying that memorial honoring black soldiers restored

It was gratifying to all, mostly the veterans, that the black soldiers of Worcester finally had their lost Memorial restored at Lincoln Square nearby the City World War I Memorial this December. The 761st Tank Battalion, an all-black unit, gave combat support to my 87th Inf. Div. in the liberation o

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-12-16 11:00:00

Maynard celebrates past, wins first of season

Maynard High basketball coach Paul Howes knows his team's history against 3-point shooting. And on Friday, Littleton's shooters knocked down a flurry of long-range jumpers, enough to cause concern. In the end, however, Littleton's short rotation came back to haunt it in the fourth quarter as Maynard

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-12-16 18:48:13

Maynard police log: Dec. 4-10

The following are excerpts from the Maynard police log from Monday, Dec. 4 to Sunday, Dec. 10. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Monday, Dec. 4 3:08 p.m.: A motor vehicle accident was reported on Powder Mill Ro

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-12-16 12:00:00

Family thanks firefighters for quick response

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the Chelmsford Fire Department for their quick response to the terrifying fire that we survived on November 28 ("Chelmsford home damaged after couple wakes up to bed on fire," The Sun. We would also like to thank the Westford Fire Department which pr

LOWELL SUN - 2017-12-16 11:35:32

Charity Foundation Awards $2,500 Toward Sudbury History Center

SUDBURY, MA-The Main Street Bank Charitable Foundation awarded The Sudbury Historical Society a $2,500 grant for their campaign to build the new Sudbury History Center. The Sudbury Historical Society (SHS) is working toward restoring and repurposing the circa 1730 Loring Parsonage to provide Sudbury

PATCH - 2017-12-16 16:48:39