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Clayton ACT average score drops slightly

JONESBORO - The Georgia Department of Education released school-level average ACT results this week. A total of 1,199 students in Clayton County took the test, resulting in a composite score of 17.8 in 2017. The district average in 2016 was 17.9, with 1,330 students taking the test. The county's ave

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 19:59:00

Muldawer exhibit at Arts Clayton Gallery

The exhibit "Through the Eyes of an Architect" by Paul Muldawer is on display at Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro. (Staff Photo: Heather Middleton) 3D Kinetic Art created by Paul Muldawer is part of the new exhibit at Arts Clayton Gallery. (Staff Photo: Heather Middleton) Paul Muldawer created a se

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 19:15:00

Truck carrying 40,000 pints of liquor tips over

Don't cry over spilled ... vodka? A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pints of vodka rolled over in Interstate 70 in Clayton, North Carolina. And the load was so heavy that when crews tried to put the trailer back on its wheels, the bottles of booze bent the truck's body, WRAL reported. >> Read more t

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-22 16:13:18

Is teaching becoming more dangerous?

Over the past few years, there have been numerous videos posted online of teachers getting hurt when fights between students break out. After one 2016 incident right here in metro Atlanta, it lead to a conversation over teacher safety in the classroom. In that case, a Mount Zion High School teacher

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 01:54:04

Enjoy Fall with Friends of the Smokies at Purchase Knob, Hemphill Bald

Catch the colors of autumn from the ridge tops of Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Friends of the Smokies on Tuesday, Oct. 10, Classic Hike. This 7 mile out-and-back hike ascends 1,500 ft. from Purchase Knob to Hemphill Bald. The group hike will feature spectacular views and a stop at Ferguson

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-22 18:16:00

State parks offer views of changing leaves

McDONOUGH - As summer gives way to fall this Friday, temperatures will begin to drop. The falling temperatures will signal to deciduous trees its time to drop their leaves. The process is one of Mother Nature's most stunning shows, turning leaves from green to vibrant yellows, reds and oranges. Many

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:38:00

Extent of Irma's disruption spurs local assessment

Now that the roads are clear and almost everyone has their power back on, White County officials are assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Irma and thinking about what they could have done differently. The storm hit Monday afternoon, Sept. 11, bringing wind gusts of up to 57 mph. Fallen trees block

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:18:00

APNewsBreak: 'Why me?' Survivor recounts flash flood horror

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription Cesar Garcia, left, sits with 1-year-old daughter Marina, as talks about how he and other family members, including Marina, survived the Payson, Ariz., flash flooding this summer that killed 10 other family members, at his home Wednes

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:21:37

Teen charged in connection with London train bombing

LONDON - A teenager has been charged with attempted murder and causing an explosion in relation to the bombing of a London Underground train a week ago. Ahmed Hassan, 18, of Sunbury in Surrey, a county south of the capital, will appear at the Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London on Frida

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 12:38:44

Taste what Clarkesville has to offer Sept. 30

Restaurants, wineries and local entertainment will fill the historic downtown Clarkesville square for the 8th annual A Taste of Clarkesville. The town's premier fall event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 30. "Local restaurants will be offering visitors a sampling of what they do best, whic

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-20 17:26:00

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human rights must drive the U.S. approach to the world. The Vermont independent chided Trump o

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 20:07:43

Viilage Green celebrates its 25th anniversary 4 p.m. Sept. 22

CASHIERS -- On Sept. 22, 1992, two acres at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 64 and N.C. Highway 107 in Cashiers were deeded into conservancy and preserved for public enjoyment. That original land acquisition established the Village Green with the mission to preserve and enhance the land for civic, sp

CROSSROADSCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:28:39

South Carolina has 11 West Nile virus cases

COLUMBIA (AP) - State health officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said in a news release Wednesday that one person died in Anderson County last month. Human cases were foun

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 20:16:03

Bernie Sanders delivers Westminster lecture on progressive U.S. foreign policy

FULTON - On Latshaw Plaza at Westminster College, just outside the hall where Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke Thursday, three chunks of the Berlin Wall towered next to each other in the art installation "Breakthrough." "If Trump builds his wall, it'll be even higher than this one," said Pack Matthews, a

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

Greenville County resident among 11 West Nile cases confirmed so far this summer

Eleven cases of West Nile virus in people have been confirmed so far this summer, including in Greenville and Anderson counties, state health officials reported Wednesday. Human cases have also been confirmed in Beaufort, Horry, Richland, Union and York counties, the state Department of Health and E

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:16:19

Khloe Kardashian rejected Tristan Thompson

Khloe Kardashian was reluctant to go on a blind date with Tristan Thompson at the beginning. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' beauty is happier than ever with the Cleveland Cavaliers star but admits their romance didn't get off to the best start as she had politely declined the chance to go out

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 23:43:27

Scott Disick approves of Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's romance

Scott Disick thinks Tristan Thompson is the "first nice and normal" guy Khloe Kardashian has dated. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has heaped praise on the Cleveland Cavaliers star and in the process, subtly slammed Khloe's ex's including Lamar Odom. Speaking to Steve Harvey on his dayti

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:13:00


If you're familiar with Extension you might know that the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences partners with the College of Family and Consumer Sciences to offer Extension programming on business development, healthy living, environmental health, and food safety. M

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:31:00

Free car seat safety event Sept. 23

Heart of Gold Pilot Club, along with the Georgia Department of Public Health, have announced that certified child passenger safety technicians will offer free car seat inspections and education to parents and caregivers from at 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Sept. 23, at Walmart in Cleveland. The ev

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:40:00

Sept. 22 is the first day of autumn

Okay, it's not quite as spectacular as an eclipse. But on Friday, Sept. 22, there's another interesting solar event: the autumnal equinox - also known as the first day of fall. So if you're reading this on Sept. 21, enjoy your final day of summer. What does any of this have to do with the sun? Well,

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:35:00