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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

Students' work shines at second MLK Community Breakfast

Members of the community came together Friday morning inside Georgia College's Magnolia Ballroom to celebrate and kick off the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. The gathering marked the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast organized by the Georgia College Office of Inclusiv

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Service workers to be honored with lunch at Vaughn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Monday

People who work in city and county government, as well as law enforcement officers, and firefighters are being honored in a special way on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Milledgeville. Those who work in service-oriented jobs are being treated to a free lunch at Vaughn Missionary Baptist Church, l

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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

Tournament anglers confronted with cold temperatures

Just prior to the Berry's Tournament on Jan. 6 at Lake Sinclair, the most severe cold front of the year arrived in the area. Air temperatures plummeted to the lower teens at night and barely reached freezing during the day. On tournament day, the temperatures rose to the low 40s. The weather impacte

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Internet Access Dominated Discussion With Legislative Delegates

The lack of high speed Internet access in areas outside metropolitan Atlanta dominated discussion at a meeting of Oconee County's legislative delegation with local government officials late last year. "We're committed on the Senate side for sure to try to increase access to high speed Internet throu

PATCH - 2018-01-16 05:17:17

Oconee Co. Judge Postpones Decision On Noise Ordinance Violation

Following and hour-long trial on Friday, Oconee County Magistrate Court Judge Sam Barth postponed his decision on whether Oconee Waste Transport violated the county's noise ordinance while operating prior to 7 a.m. behind at least one business along Epps Bridge Parkway. Clyde Edwin Pittman, an Athen

PATCH - 2018-01-15 02:41:39

Georgia Weather: Snow, Bitter Cold On The Way

Find out when it's expected to snow in metro Atlanta and just how cold it's going to get in the next couple of days. ATLANTA, GA - After a relatively mild MLK Day, metro Atlanta is in for snow, and bitter cold, in the next day or so. Light snow over north and west Georgia could start as early as Tue

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:13:13

Moorpark College, Westlake High School partnered for course on photovoltaics

Subscribed, but don't have a login? In the fall semester, Westlake High School hosted a class on applied solar technology - a class usually taught at the Moorpark College campus - in a push to create a bridge to college for high school students. The class was a dual enrollment opportunity for Westla

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-01-15 19:42:03

Knight joins task force to fight heroin addiction

Representative Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said he has joined a congressional bipartisan task force to craft legislation to fight heroin addiction. The task force, led by Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-Conn., and Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, D-N.H., has created 17 bills over seven different heroin-related subject a

SIGNALSCV.COM - 2018-01-15 12:38:12

Manage Your Business 2018 Unemployment Tax Liability with Unemployment Solutions For You

VALENCIA, CA - 01-15-2018 (Press Release Jet) - You will recall that in 2016, the most recent statistics provided by the Department of Labor indicated that the overall improper Unemployment Insurance payment rate was at 11.4%. Since that time, more recent statistics have proven that that rate shows

DAILYTELESCOPE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:00:00

Burglary suspect arrested next to Sheriff's Station

One man was arrested on suspicion of burglary Monday for allegedly smashing the glass doors of the Valencia Library. Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to the library next to the station for reports of a vandalism. "One person is in cust

SIGNALSCV.COM - 2018-01-15 11:23:25

Launch of California School Dashboard shows school and district performance

The California Department of Education and the State Board of Education recently launched the fall 2017 California School Dashboard, a one-stop-shop for information on schools and student performance in a report card format. The dashboard shows county schools overall did well - many showing slight g

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MHS Girls' Water Polo Reflects on Alumni Game

The past competed against the present two days before Christmas at the Malibu High School pool. Players from the high school's previous girls' water polo teams clashed with this season's crop of players in the MHS girls water polo program's first-ever alumni game. Sophie Spivack, a member of Malibu

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Car fire triggers small brush fire outside Moorpark Saturday

A vehicle fire north of Moorpark Saturday triggered a grass fire that Ventura County Fire crews were able to contain at about a quarter of an acre. The incident was reported around 1:30 p.m. in the 10900 block of Broadway Road, near Rifleman Road. The area is west of Broadway's intersection with Gri

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Man brandishing sword arrested in Simi Valley

Simi Valley police officers arrested a man suspected of brandishing a sword at a cigarette shop Saturday evening. The incident occurred at 6 p.m. in the 5100 block of Los Angeles Avenue. The suspect, later identified as London Holiday, 30, from Los Angeles, was accused of brandishing a sword at empl

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The Humble-Kingwood Weekend Open House Listings

HUMBLE, TX - You can find the home you have always wanted at any of the schedyled opne house events happening in Humble, Kingwood or Lake Houston this weekend. If you are looking to buy your first home, or just want something bigger than the starter home you are in right now, then checking out the

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Husband, wife found dead, home ransacked in Spring

SPRING, Texas - A husband and wife were found shot to death and their home ransacked in Spring late Saturday evening. Sheriff Ed Gonzales held a media briefing saying the couple's son asked deputies to check on his parents after he hadn't heard from them since Thursday. Deputies forced their way int

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Husband, wife "bound and shot to death" in Spring ambush

A husband and wife were found bound and shot to death in their ransacked Spring home late Saturday, authorities said. Bao and Jenny Lam, both 61, lived in a secluded, gated community in the 16500 block of Glorietta Turn. The couple's adult son headed to the Northgate Forest subdivision home around 8

HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Details released on Spring homicides

SPRING, Texas (FOX 26) - Over the weekend, the Harris County Sheriff's Office could be seen inside the North Gate Country Club neighborhood. Saturday deputies were called out to the 16500 block of Glorietta Turn in Spring. The home was ransacked, the owners Bao and Jenny Lam had been bound and shot

FOX26HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-15 04:57:00