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Dr. Leonard Small, well-known civil rights leader served as guest speaker of Dr. King event on Monday

Dr. Leonard Small, who has for decades been a leader in the Civil Rights Movement across America and pastors Litway Missionary Baptist Church in Savannah, was guest speaker of the Dr. Martin Luther King Day celebration Monday at Flagg Chapel Baptist Church in Milledgeville. Small, now 67, has been i

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-16 13:45:00

Special ceremony honors former city leader

Louis Huley was much more than a city leader. For long before Huley ever became elected to Milledgeville City Council, he was giving of himself in every way he possibly could to help others. During a special ceremony Monday at Flagg Chapel Baptist Church in remembrance of the late Civil Rights Leade

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-16 13:30:00

Annual Literacy Fair slated for Saturday

Educational fun for all ages is coming to the Milledgeville Mall this Saturday with the sixth annual Literacy Fair. The Baldwin County School District's now annual event, with the help of around 30 community partners, is set to take place inside the mall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with games and enterta

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-16 13:15:00

After months of gridlock, Gordon moving forward on tornado cleanup

GORDON, Ga. -- In April 2017, significant tornado activity in Middle Georgia caused severe damage all around the midstate, including the town of Gordon. The tornado that touched down there was a category EF-2 with winds of 115 miles per hour, was reported to be almost 200 yards wide and was on the

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-15 21:29:38

Baldwin County schools puts on annual 'Educate to Graduate' rally

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Baldwin County school system honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory through service Monday. It held its fourth annual Educate to Graduate rally to help fight the county's drop-out rate and encourage students to get back into school. Volunteers say it's much more special

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-15 17:59:57

Republican Party donates coats to needy families

Several dozen needy families in the Baldwin County School District are equipped to weather the winter months, thanks to the actions of a local group. At a monthly parent meeting at Baldwin County's Early Learning Center Wednesday, ELC officials educated dozens of low-income parents with children in

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-15 13:00:00

Kids flu outbreak a dangerous matter, local doctor says

Dr. Mickey Bansal, an ER pediatrician with Coliseum Medical Center, says this flu season is the worst it has been at this time of year/Barmel Lyons (WGXA) MACON, Ga. - The flu is running rampant in the state of Georgia and your kids could be at risk. Since the end of last week, flu season has turned

WGXA.TV - 2018-01-15 16:17:02

Midstate man killed by ax in apparent wood-chopping accident

A Monroe County man was found dead about noon Saturday after he apparently cut himself in the face while chopping wood with an ax, authorities said. The man was lying in a yard along Montpelier Road near McCowan Road, a few miles south of Forsyth and west of Reedy Creek and U.S. 41 in the Smarr area


Natural gas service to area town shut off on bitterly cold day

GROESBECK, Texas (KWTX) With temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the single digits Tuesday, Atmos was temporarily shutting off natural gas service in Groesbeck in an attempt to restore pressure after an electrical outage at around 10:30 a.m. that "resulted in some issues for their natural gas

KWTX - 2018-01-16 20:50:00

Michael Davis announces campaign for district judge

Michael Davis recently announced his bid for Cherokee County district judge. On Oct. 23, 2017, Governor Abbott hand-selected Davis to serve as judge of the 369th Judicial District Court in Anderson, Cherokee and Leon counties to fulfill the remainder of Judge Bascom W. Bentley's unexpired term. "Gov

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-01-16 16:15:00

North Texas Readies For Freezing Precipitation

CORSICANA, Texas (CBS11) - It was a frigid night on Monday in Navarro County that only got colder as a winter weather front moved into North Texas. Rain began to pour down in Corsicana as the sun set on the town. The area is expected to be one of the hardest hit in North Texas. "It's the roll of the

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 22:58:21

UPDATE: Navarro County schools announce cancellations, delays

Navarro College Corsicana, Dawson, Blooming Grove, Mildred, Kerens, Dawson ISDs, Agape Christian, and Collins Catholic School have all announced closures. Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to the potential for winter weather and hazardous travel conditions, according to the Navarro County Office of Emergency Ma

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-15 23:11:00

King's work unfinished, holiday speaker says

Color of unity is the hands that help or heal was one of the messages on Monday from Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speaker Karla Aghedo. "The color of unity - there is only one race, that is the human race," she told more than 200 people at the Civic Center event, whose theme was The Unity of C

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-01-15 22:36:00

Texas Firefighters Thank 'Legislator of the Year' Rep. Byron Cook

State Rep. Byron Cook, a longtime friend of Texas firefighters and a strong public safety advocate, was honored at the Jack Bostick Texas State Association of Fire Fighters Legislative Conference in Austin. TSAFF named Rep. Cook, a Republican from Corsicana, as legislator of the year for his effecti

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-15 21:42:00

Crystal Coast Waterkeeper holding public information forum Thursday

MOREHEAD CITY - The Crystal Coast Waterkeeper will hold a free public information event Thursday evening at the Morehead City Train Depot. Larry Baldwin, Crystal Coast Waterkeeper, announced that his organization, along with Coastal Carolina Riverwatch and the White Oak-New Riverkeeper Alliance (on

CAROLINACOASTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 20:05:00

Three Carteret County bridges closed due to ice, wrecks

bridge-jpg-2139670-ver1-0.jpg MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County - Officials at the Carteret County Communications Center say the bridge between Morehead City and Atlantic Beach is closed due to multiple wrecks and ice on that bridge this morning. In addition to that bridge, officials also say the US 7

WCTI12.COM - 2018-01-15 05:50:01

Bridge closed between Beaufort and Morehead City

CARTERET COUNTY (WITN) - The high rise bridge between Beaufort and Morehead City is closed Monday morning, according to a statement from a Town of Beaufort spokesperson. The bridge shutdown around 4am and remains closed at this time. NCDOT crews are reportedly on scene salting the bridge and evalu

WITN - 2018-01-15 16:15:00

Letter to the Editor: Redefining a commercial fisherman

Morehead City, N.C. Jan. 10, 2018 TO THE EDITOR: "Whoever wants to persuade the multitude that they are not as well governed as they should be will never lack a sympathetic audience. Thus, those who bewail the current state of affairs are esteemed to be champions of the people ...." (Richard Hooker,


Base access to require Real ID beginning Monday

Marine Corps installations, including Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point, are cracking down on federal ID regulations next week. Anyone requesting base access will be required to present a Real ID driver's license beginning Monday. The discretion comes almost a year ahead of the TSA regulations requiring

JDNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 18:09:30

Real IDs needed at Camp Lejeune starting January 22nd

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) - Starting this coming Monday visitors to Camp Lejeune will need to have driver's licenses with enhanced security to get on base. Marines say starting January 22nd, those people without DOD IDs will need to have licenses with Real ID. Back in October the base tried to enact

WITN - 2018-01-16 19:00:00