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A 'wonderful' way to celebrate MLK holiday

The Silver Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration in Carrollton, including ecumenical services, a gala banquet, panel discussion, and parade, was "one to remember." This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King. "The events have been wonderful," said Fred

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-16 04:58:00

Annual celebrations honor MLK Jr.

Sen. Gail Davenport takes a photograph with guest speaker Monica Kaufman Pearson at the 27th Annual Clayton County Martin Luther King Jr Prayer Breakfast hosted by the Concerned Black Citizens Coalition of Clayton County . Davenport was applauded for her effort and dedication in presenting the break

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-01-15 21:52:00

MLK holiday events focus on celebration, healing, activism

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in Gainesville mixes public celebration, community activism and spiritual healing in a way that resonates with the hundreds of attendees who annually march and speak and preach on the third Monday of January. The Newtown Florist Club, a decades-old civil rights gro

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 05:48:00

'Jumanji' tops 'The Post,' 'The Commuter' at MLK box office

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the character Paddington, voiced by Ben Whishaw, in a scene from " Paddington 2." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) NEW YORK (AP) - Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Paddington the bear and Taraji P. Henson all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther Ki

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-14 17:04:52

No plans yet for Highway 5 property

Liz Marino/Douglas County Sentinel There is a lot of speculation on social media as to what might be locating on this 5.512 acre lot on Highway 5 across from Martin's and Brown's Pools. That question is also on the mind of property owner Larry Jackson as well, as he is wanting to sell the property.


Cool & Dry for Martin Luther King Jr. Day then another arctic blast brings chance for snow!

Mostly Sunny skies on Martin Luther King Day will warm us up into the mid 40s. We will stay dry until the next strong front moves in on Tuesday. There is a chance for some flurries or light snow late on Tuesday with an inch or so accumulating in the North Georgia Mountains. Temperatures behind this

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-15 03:09:00

Hall Co. deputies looking for woman missing since mid-December

Deputies in Hall County are looking for a missing 29-year-old woman they said was last seen in mid-December in the Lula area. Caitlin Carrie Chapman was last seen driving a red 2010 GMC Canyon with Georgia tag #WSH343 on December 14. Investigators said she is thought to be in the Cornelia area of Ha


Newsmakers in business: Longstreet Clinic adds 2 pediatricians to staff

Longstreet Clinic has added Dr. Mark Wilson to its pediatrics practice and Dr. Jessica Kobleur to its pediatric inpatient service in Gainesville. Wilson sees patients at the Baldwin office, located at 155 Professional Drive. Kobleur treats pediatric patients who are hospitalized at Northeast Georgi


Sweet on Main celebration in Margaretville on Feb. 17

WHAT: Sweet on Main WHEN: Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Various locations in Margaretville DETAILS: The Business Association of Margaretville will host its annual Sweet on Main celebration. This special Presidents' Weekend event will feature a variety of fun (and tasty) attractions. The line


Second Woodstock Women's March planned for Saturday

The turnout at last year's Women's March in Woodstock was substantially larger than organizers expected. Provided/File Woodstock, N.Y. >> Protesters will take to the streets in Woodstock and across the nation Saturday for the Second Annual Women's March. The Woodstock Women's March will begin at 11

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Man charged with LSD possession in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK - A man was arrested Thursday and charged with drug possession after police allegedly found LSD in his car. The Town of Woodstock Police Department stopped Greg Lunn for a traffic violation on Mill Hill Road around 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, according to a news release from the Ulster County S

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-14 23:40:41

Location, entrees entice at Maple on the Lake

Wienerschnitzel at Maple on the Lake. Photographer: Beverly M. Elander It wasn't exactly a dark and stormy night. It was more akin to a frigid late afternoon on wind-swept, snow-packed country roads where icy lanes merged into single tracks as we slid toward Warner's Lake in East Berne. Two parking


Water main break in Saugerties

SAUGERTIES, N.y. >> Town water department officials were on the scene of a water main break near the intersection of state Route 32 and Harvest Way, according to a Saugerties Police Alert. Police sent the alert out just after 9 a.m. Sunday. Authorities said further details were not available.


Senator Bonacic says home sharing proposal would aid economy

According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, home rental company Airbnb secured millions in funding. Last September Airbnb raised $555 million in an F-funding round, but a new filing shows that more is on the way. Filed on March 9th with the SEC, Airbnb has raised anoth

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-14 13:30:01

NYC man had gun, a kilo of cocaine and 104 grams of crack, State Police say

ALBANY - A traffic stop resulted in State Troopers recovering a large amount of drugs and a loaded handgun. On Jan. 14, troopers stopped a car on the Thruway in Ravena for a suspended registration. During the investigation, police found Simon Goris, 49, of New York City had almost a kilo of cocaine

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-16 06:54:03

Boyle scores 17 in Sir Bills loss to Tigers

HUDSON FALLS - Matthew Boyle connected for 17 points but it was not enough as Johnstown fell to Hudson Falls 65-44 in Foothills Council boys basketball action Saturday at Hudson Falls High School. The Tigers had four players score in double-figures as they recorded their first win of the season. Ta


SC teachers could get paid for unused leave if new bill passes

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A new bill in South Carolina would allow teachers to get paid for unused annual leave and sick leave. Senator Greg Hembree of North Myrtle Beach is the bill's primary sponsor and believes it could be a solution for South Carolina's teacher retention and recruitment is

WBTW.COM - 2018-01-16 05:09:45

BCSO looking for man it says is armed and dangerous

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man it says is armed and dangerous. James Ali Pugh, 38, is wanted for two counts of first degree burglary, two counts of second degree kidnapping, two counts of assault on a female and violation of a domestic violence order. Officials say he was

WECT - 2018-01-15 14:52:25

Detectives seek Shallotte man considered armed and dangerous

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Shallotte man it considers armed and dangerous. Copyright 2018 The Brunswick Beacon is your source for local news, sports, events and information in Brunswick County, North Carolina and surrounding areas. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Offi

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2018-01-15 19:17:00

Police seeking public's help in locating man missing since Wednesday

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing person. Alain Fabien Martin, a 6-foot, 150-pound 26-year-old, has been missing since Wednesday, according to a tweet from Horry County police. He was last seen in North Myrtle Beach, the the tweet states. MISSING PERSON ALERT Alain Martin