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Brownwood man arrested for sexually assaulting 2 girls

BROWNWOOD, Texas - A Texas Ranger's investigation into a sexual relationship involving two 16-year-old girls has led to the arrest of a Brownwood man. Brannon Lewis Reiger, 30, was arrested Friday on four counts of sexual assault and a charge of tampering with a witness, according to complaints file

KTXS.COM - 2017-09-18 18:24:42

Brownwood City Council Adopts Proposed Tax Rate for 2018

Brownwood News - After months of budget meetings, work and public hearings, the Brownwood City Council established the budget and tax rate for the next fiscal year. During their meeting this morning, the council adopted the 2017-18 budget of $34,351,613, which is an increase of 2.3% from the prior y

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 16:15:41

Detours, Lane Closures Scheduled on US 84/183 at Railroad Bridge

Press Release - All traffic on US 84/183 between Early and Zephyr in Brown County is scheduled to be detoured for a 4-hour period onWednesday, Sept. 20 as crews close the highway to install steel girders for the new railroad bridge at the Fort Worth & Western Railroad. For the 4-hour period between

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 20:10:40

Brown County Gleanings: Early Schools and Teachers

Written by Clay Riley - Education came to Brown County with the first settlers, and for more than eighty years Brownwood has been recognized as an educational center for Central West Texas. The first schools were short and irregular, due to the conditions existing at that time, but by the late seven

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:36:20

Ranger College Representative Offers Ballot Language Explanation

Brownwood News - A recent press release emailed by Ranger College Public Information Officer Ryan Ronan offers an explanation of issues regarding the Brown County Annexation Election ballot language. Early voting regarding the annexation will be held at the new Brown County Elections Office at 613 N

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 18:21:36

BRMC Volunteers Name Suzanne Prosise as August Volunteer of the Month

BRMC Press Release - The Brownwood Regional Medical Center Volunteers are pleased to announce the selection of the August 2017 BRMC Volunteer of the Month. During the September 2017 Meeting of the BRMC Volunteer's Executive Board, BRMC Volunteer Suzanne Prosise was honored as the August 2017 BRMC Vo

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:05:03

Life According to Kiera: The S Word

Written by Rowonna McNeely - Every Monday, Kiera brings home her reading book. It's so fun to listen to how much she has learned and how well she is reading. Of course, Kiera takes a different approach to reading to us.Let me give you a brief example of how it works. Monday night, we all climbed on

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:03:21

None qualify for Fulton chair's seat on Day 2

On Day 2 of qualifying Sept. 19, no candidates qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the Fulton County Board of Commissioners' chair's (District 7 at-large) seat vacated by John Eaves, who resigned in August to run for Atlanta mayor. On the first day, three candidates - Robb Pitts, Gabri

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:35:00

Florida Evacuee, 10, Struck And Killed By Vehicle During Altercation In Stone Mountain: ICYMI

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA -- A 10-year-old fleeing Hurricane Irma was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle during an altercation involving his mother and another woman, according to news reports. The boy, identified as Timothy Jones, reportedly, got in the middle of the fight. He died around 1:20

PATCH - 2017-09-17 13:02:16

5 candidates qualify for District 39 Senate seat race

Five candidates have qualified for the Nov. 7 special election to fill the seat vacated by District 39 State Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, who is running for Atlanta mayor. The district includes part of Buckhead. Qualifying took place Sept. 13 through 15 and was delayed two days by Tropical Storm Ir

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 15:52:00

Buckhead intersection reopens after power pole is fixed

The intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and Northside Parkway in Buckhead has reopened after officials repaired a downed power pole and extinguished a transformer fire, according to Channel 2 Action News. Earlier, traffic had to be redirected near OK Cafe and a Publix shopping complex. The interse


Buckhead, Sandy Springs schools' ACT scores mixed

Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Sept. 18 by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and the highest score one can get is 36. Four of the area's six public high

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 23:01:00

Irma spares Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville of significant damage

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A garden of trees in Milledgeville is still cleaning up after Tropical Storm Irma brought down more than 15 trees on its property a week ago. Lockerly Arboretum is home to a diverse collection of plants and trees, which made the public garden susceptible to Irma

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-18 23:07:12

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, right, with West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says Kentucky and West Virginia are facing "the challenge of our lifetime" in dealing with the national opioid crisis.Photo By Andrew Adkins | CNHI News HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opi

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

Grand jury indicts inmates in murders of officers

EATONTON - A Putnam County grand jury has indicted a pair of Georgia prison inmates in connection with the June 13 shooting deaths of two state corrections officers during an escape from a state prison transport bus. Grand jurors returned a six-count indictment Monday against Ricky Allen Dubose and

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-09-19 19:23:00

Georgia Power continues Plant Branch demolition

The Georgia Power Plant Branch in Milledgeville doesn't look like it used to. Over the weekend, Georgia Power blew up another portion of the facility as a part of it's demolition process. On Tuesday, Georgia Power told us what's next in clearing the site. Bill DeFore has lived in Milledgeville on an

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 22:13:18

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

LAKEOCONEEBREEZE.NET - 2017-09-19 11:53:00