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Care of Holiday and Gift Plants

As the holiday season approaches, you may be a person that likes to decorate your home with holiday plants or even give gift plants to friends and neighbors. When you see the plants at the store, they are in great shape, but you find it tough to keep them looking great over time. Today, I am going t

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 18:30:00

Weekend Bible Reflections with Jon

"Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, 'You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.' As he sat on the Mount of O

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Johnny Vardeman: Stories stir memories of fabled ranger Arthur Woody

Duncan Dobie's book about U.S. Forest Ranger Arthur Woody has stirred memories of the man from people who knew him or had friends who knew him. Dobie's book, "Arthur Woody and the Legend of the Barefoot Ranger," tells numerous stories about the famous conservationist who did so much for preserving t

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

New Echota United Methodist Church honors veterans

Sunday, Nov. 12 was another day for New Echota United Methodist Church to honor the veterans at the church and to honor those all over this country. Maj. Darrel Geving invited Maj. Andrew Parker to speak to the congregation. Maj. Parker is the Chaplain for the 781st Troop Command of the Georgia Army

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 19:00:00

Flores graduates from Air Force Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Geovanni Ayala Flores graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and bas

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 17:00:00

CGCREA raises $6800 for scholarships

The Calhoun Gordon County unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association recently held their Scholarship Auction. When retired Calhoun High School educator Ken Proctor passed away and left money in his estate to be used for scholarships, the CGCREA created a Scholarship Foundation. For several y

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 14:00:00

Youth Leadership visits City Council

The Calhoun City Council discussed a vast array of topics and approved a variety of new business items during its Monday, Nov. 13 meeting. One of the highlights of the meeting was the acknowledgement and recognition of the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 Gordon County Youth Leadership class, which


WWII veteran shares experiences with local Rotary

On Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, Calhoun Rotary had a very special speaker to commemorate Veterans Day. Dr. William R. Thompson, who is 95 years old and the father of Rotarian and Calhoun attorney Bill Thompson, visited the latest Rotary meeting to share his experiences during World War II. Dr. Thompson w

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

1 wounded in North Port shooting

NORTH PORT, Fla. One person was shot and wounded Thursday night near Warm Mineral Springs. The victim was flown to a hospital from the scene on the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue, the North Port Police Department said. Police identified the victim only as a male, calling it an "isolated incident." It


Police at shooting scene in North Port

Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is investigating at the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue. One person was flown to a trauma center to treat a gunshot wound. Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is inves


Top 5 Things To Do This Week, Nov. 19-25

1. Holidays on the Green at UTC Outdoor ice skating has come to Sarasota-Bradenton thanks to the recently unveiled Holidays on the Green at UTC. Ten bucks gets you skates and use of the rink for 90 minutes. Everything else, including train rides at Holidays on the Green is free and open to the publi

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Venice gets the blues at beachfront festival

VENICE - Guitar slingers, soul singers, funky grooves and slow-burning ballads just sound so much better on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The fifth annual Venice Blues Festival at beachfront Maxine Barritt Park on Saturday brought an impressive lineup, with Blues Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 01:22:28

Man injured in shooting, flown to trauma center

NORTH PORT, Fla - - A man suffered a gun shot wound and was flown to a trauma center Thursday night, said North Port Police. Police began investigating the shooting shortly after 3 pm in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue in North Port. Police say this is an isolated incident. Additional information


Real estate agent's email highlights divide over West Villages ZIP code

NORTH PORT - Fervor over North Port's desire to have the West Villages development area drop its Venice ZIP code may have hit its peak this week when an area real estate agent sent the City Commision an email that seemed to suggest a backlash would follow city attempts to have the Venice address exp

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:38:45

Top 10 Weekend Events, Nov. 17-19

Fun things to do in Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton, Punta Gorda and Englewood 10. The eclectic duo Madera Fina, from Puerto Rico, is playing Fogartyville with money raised on this tour going to assist fellow Puerto Rican musicians. 9. L.A.-based comedian Dales Jones is playing McCurdy's. Owner Les McCu


Woman who took viral dog groomer video says she was fired from 2 jobs

SARASOTA COUNTY -- The woman who reported the alleged animal abuse of her former employer, owner of Venice pet salon Happy Puppy Pet Spa, has started a GoFundMe page after she was fired from her second job at a Nokomis groomer Thursday, where her supervisor told her that "it was not working out." On


Boise woman killed in fatal truck vs pedestrian crash

Eagle, ID - Eagle Police are investigating the fatal truck versus pedestrian crash. A 24-year-old Boise woman died after she was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Eagle Road early Saturday morning. It appears the woman was walking in or near the crosswalk area on Eagle Road at the Riverside Driv

KIVI-TV - 2017-11-19 05:53:37

Idaho company will seek to hire 700

Downtown Kuna. CS Beef Packers of Kuna said it plans to hire 700 people to work as drivers, safety technicians, supervisors and production workers. File photo A southwestern Idaho company plans to use a $1 million Idaho Workforce Development Training Fund grant to hire about 700 new full-time worker

IDAHOBUSINESSREVIEW.COM - 2017-11-19 00:43:27

Quinn Perry appointed as policy and government affairs director for school boards

Quinn Perry has been appointed policy and government affairs director of the Idaho School Boards Association. Perry holds a BA in mass communication and journalism from Boise State University and has been working as the director of communication for the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association since 2012. At

IDAHOBUSINESSREVIEW.COM - 2017-11-19 18:31:20

Boise State football clinches division, will face Fresno State in Mountain West championship

Boise State, well before even starting its game against Air Force, has clinched the Mountain West's Mountain Division title. It was made possible by Fresno State's 13-7 win at Wyoming on Saturday afternoon. The Broncos won the division for the first time since 2014. That also sets up an interesting

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2017-11-18 23:11:00