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Students compete in water tower competition

All Griffin-Spalding middle school students were invited to build a working model water tower and then compete against each other as individuals or as teams as part of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Model Water Tower Competition. The competition was held by the city of Griffin's Wate

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Pirates face #1 Cedar Grove tonight

The Pike County Pirates (9-3) travel to Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur tonight to take on the Cedar Grove Saints (12-0). Cedar Grove is ranked #1, undefeated and the reigning state champion. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Saints are favored by 25, according to Georgia High School Football Daily.

PIKECOUNTYGEORGIA.COM - 2017-11-24 21:25:16

The Second Amendment in history

With each mass shooting, discussion centers on the Second Amendment and the right to bear arms. Commentators opine people have a right to defend themselves and the assumption is "against criminals." In the practicable this may be true, but the reasoning behind the Second Amendment is more pointed.

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:06:00

Henry collects donations for Christmas toy shop with 'Fill the Bus' campaign

McDONOUGH - Toys donated during the county's "Fill the Bus" campaign will go toward making Christmas for more than 850 Henry County children a little brighter. The donations will stock the shelves at the Community Cares Toy Shop, where families in need will be invited Dec. 7 and 8 to select their ch


Southern Rivers awards local teachers

Southern Rivers Energy (SRE) and the Southern Rivers Energy Trust, Inc. awarded a total of $14,929.14 to area teachers to fund innovative lesson plans for students. Members of the Bright Ideas Brigade from Southern Rivers Energy surprised the winning teachers in their classrooms with flowers, big ch

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Fayette, Coweta report improved college, career readiness scores over '16

Data from the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) released by the Georgia Department of Education, and based on data from the 2016-2017 academic year, showed score increases in school levels in the school systems in Fayette and Coweta counties. Fayette school system spokesperson Melin

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 12:17:03

27th annual Toy Run is Nov. 25

The Windwalkers Motorcycle Club will hold its 27th annual Toy Run this Saturday. The ride and toys collected benefit the Salvation Army and needy children in the Griffin area. Cost to ride is donation of one new, unwrapped toy worth at least $10 or $10 per rider to participate in Griffin's oldest an


Hampton Street property near McDonough Square to be transformed into parking lot

McDONOUGH- McDonough officials are taking measures to address limited parking around the McDonough Square. During the Monday City Council meeting, officials voted to purchase property at 41 Hampton St. in order to transform the property into a parking lot. The vacant property, located one block west

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-23 19:17:00

Black Friday brings shoppers to downtown Baraboo

National mega-retailers drive Black Friday, but the day after Thanksgiving is just as critical to Baraboo's independent merchants. Downtown retailers promoted morning sales to generate traffic, bringing hundreds of shoppers to stores around the square. Spa Serenity owner Lacey Steffes said Friday wa

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 23:07:00

Baraboo fortunate to have first-class care at St. Clare

I am in my 90s, with rheumatic joints. I use walkers to get around, and still drive on short trips. In August I broke an arm. Breaking my arm prevented me from maintaining this level mobility. After a few days in St. Clare Hospital for treatment I was transferred to St. Clare Meadows Care Center, re

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:08:00

Baraboo PD searches for missing man

SAUK COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV)--- Authorities are searching for a missing/endangered man. The Baraboo Police Department said David Schuler was last seen by his care giver around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Schuler may be wearing a navy blue coat. He doesn't not have access to a vehicle. Please call Baraboo P


Baraboo pop-up shops open for holiday shopping

In June, WMTV first shared about downtown Baraboo's pop-up shop initiative. It is an effort from the Baraboo Business Improvement District to encourage local entrepreneurs to launch their businesses and give shoppers some fresh options this holiday season. Wolfgang Calnin with Urbanwood Studio was

NBC15.COM - 2017-11-23 06:15:00

Baraboo kindergartner applies tattoos for charity

Baraboo's newest philanthropist stands about 3 feet tall. Berkley Philipp has launched Tats for Tots, a charitable enterprise benefiting children's hospitals. The 5-year-old charges $2 for temporary tattoos and gives half the money away. "He's quite the little entrepreneur," said his mother, Kristen


Early gun deer harvest down 12 percent from last year

Wisconsin hunters experienced a slow start to the state's nine-day gun deer season compared to previous years. Preliminary figures released earlier this week by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources show hunters registered 102,903 deer through opening weekend, down about 12 percent from 116,

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:35:00

Moment of reckoning for abusers, creeps

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein and comedian Louis C.K. are pariahs. Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama is under fire, and so is Democratic Sen. Al Franken. What a righteous moment of accountability for creepy men in power. We don't know if this is the dawn of a new era when American s

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:45:00

DEER TAGS: Some hunters still prefer registration stations

This year there are 315 in-person registration stations of one sort or another for deer hunters to get help registering their deer, somewhat like all hunters used to do. For many stations there is another primary purpose too, which is almost as important as the required registration. Some stations t

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

Huntington Station Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

A Huntington Station woman is accused of allowing her dog to be brutally attacked by other dogs, according to the Suffolk County SPCA. Pamela Caruso, 59, was charged with animal cruelty, a misdemeanor, on Sunday, Nov. 19 An investigation revealed she failed to provide a save housing enviornment for


Man and Woman Arrested in Farmingdale After Attacking Victim with Knife, Machete, Police Say

South Farmingdale, NY - November 24, 2017 - Second Squad detectives report the details of two arrests for an assault that occurred in South Farmingdale on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:40 A.M. According to detectives, Mark Walker, 49, and Taneshia Marshall, 37, both of Deer Park, were involved in

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-11-24 15:32:31

Local Egyptians grieve over terror at mosque on Sinai Peninsula

Egyptians and other Muslims went to Friday prayers at their mosques on Long Island with the weight of grief and concern on their minds after a terror attack on a crowded mosque in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula ended with more than 200 people dead and many others injured. People in the region's small Egyp

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 22:54:25

Long Island Capital Alliance forum on food, beverage industry

The Long Island Capital Alliance is bringing investors and businesses in the food and beverage industry together for a capital forum in Melville next month. LICA, a local nonprofit capital formation and business development organization, will be hosting the Food & Beverage Capital Forum on Dec. 1 fr

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 20:03:00