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Enrollment improves in District 25; still lags '16

When Fremont County School District 25 opened the year with roughly 70 fewer students than it had last fall, Riverton superintendent Terry Snyder hoped the drop in enrollment was only temporary. Three weeks later, enrollment has improved, but the district is still 30 students shy of the number it h

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

New format for legal notices 'not good information'

Why have the public notices on salaries and spending by the Fremont County government been changed in the paper? They are now like a big paragraph instead of in columnar form. This makes it very hard to read and understand. Why has this been done? Who made this decision? This is not good public i

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Honor Farm inmate's death probed; suicide suspected

An inmate died Friday at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, officials said in a press release that day. Jason Ryan Wamser, 31, was autopsied Sunday, according to Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen, and results will be available in four to six weeks. Until then, Stratmoen said he will not comm

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Fire bans lifted after damp weather lowers risk

Fire restrictions in place locally since July have been lifted. Fremont County and the Bureau of Land Management in Lander both rescinded fire bans ordered during peak summer weather. The BLM lifted its fire ban Friday, and Fremont County followed suit during a commission meeting Tuesday, at the re

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Tribal day care plans progress; 3 dozen new jobs projected

The Arapaho general council has voted to allow Northern Arapaho Tribal Housing to use federal grant money to construct of a new child care center. The facility, estimated to cover 12,720 square feet adjacent to the Wind River Hotel and Casino, is expected to employ 20-40 full-time tribal employees

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

University's new honors college names its dean

LARAMIE -- An accomplished biologist, teacher and administrator has been appointed as dean of the new honors college at UW. The UW Board of Trustees on Friday approved the appointment of Donal Skinner to head the college, which is part of the university's effort to recruit more high-achieving high

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Jackson hotels brimming for eclipse period

JACKSON (AP) -- A recent report says Jackson Hole lodging had about 98 percent occupancy on the day of the solar eclipse and the day before. According to the recent Destimetrics report, the lodging occupancy reached 98.08 percent on Aug. 20, the day before the eclipse, and 97.57 percent on Aug. 21.

DAILYRANGER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Homecoming activities this week at Newnan, Northgate, Trinity

Rebecca Leftwich / The Newnan Times-Herald Violet Quiroz puts the finishing touches on the windows at Gillyweed on Jefferson Street in preparation for homecoming week at Newnan High School. Spirit days, crowning of kings and queens, parades and football games are among activities being held this

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 03:48:00

Newnan, Northgate get region softball victories

Both the Newnan and Northgate softball teams made short work of their opponents Tuesday, winning their region contests by the mercy rule. Newnan 9, Campbell 1: Newnan loaded the bases and exploded for seven runs in the top of the second to take a 7-0 lead over Campbell in region action. From there

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 04:28:00

Accountability courts breaking the cycle

Sarah Fay Campbell / The Newnan Times-Herald Coweta Accountability Courts Coordinator Jennifer Barnett speaks to the Newnan Rotary Club about the programs. From its beginning with drug court, Coweta's accountability court program has expanded to four courts: drug, DUI, veterans and family. The

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 04:19:00

Coweta schools to participate in 'Stop the Bleed' initiative

Rebecca Leftwich / The Newnan Times-Herald Assistant Chief Jeff Denney, left, and Chief Pat Wilson, right, of the Coweta County Fire Rescue were joined by Maj. Mark Fenninger of the Coweta County Sheriff's Office in a "Stop the Bleed" presentation to the Coweta County Board of Education. Law enf

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-20 06:14:00

Thanks for Willis and her 'common sense'

Reference The Citizen for Wednesday and Thursday September 13-14, 2017: Bonnie Willis, to me, has that rare and very special ability to put common sense into words that even I can understand and appreciate. God bless her for taking the time to write and bless you for printing what I consider her dow

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:05:52

Native American Fall Festival returning to McIntosh

After a two-year hiatus, one of the most anticipated events held at McIntosh Reserve Park near Whitesburg is scheduled to return this weekend, complete with an authentic display of Native American culture. Park Manager Daryl Johnson said the two-day McIntosh Fall Festival and Native American Pow Wow

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:58:00

Shouldn't mural include lynching?

The mural located behind the dais in Tyrone's Town Hall has recently been the topic of much debate as to whether or not the image it presents is appropriate. This is both for the historical representation and the location behind the center of town business and civic engagement. I attended the meetin

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:07:32

Palmetto fire department improves ISO rating

A Palmetto fire truck awaits a service call. The city recently improved its ISO rating from 4 to 1.Special Photo Palmetto property owners may want to call their insurers since the city improved its fire suppression rating by the Jersey City, N.J.-based Insurance Services Office. Mayor J. Clark Boddi

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 17:06:00

Former Villa Rica city manager takes Hogansville post

David Milliron, former city manager for Villa Rica, was chosen Monday as the new city manager for Hogansville, in Troup County. The Hogansville City Council unanimously voted for Milliron during a meeting Monday night. He had been one of three finalists for the position, according to an article publ

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 03:50:00

Georgia Bone and Joint: Where total hip replacement patients are walking same-day

Seventeen years ago, four local orthopedic physicians had a vision: a practice of top-notch doctors with a dedicated outpatient surgery center to make access to treatment easier and more convenient for patients. In 2000, those four physicians opened Georgia Bone and Joint in Newnan. Two years later,

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 02:18:34

Coweta-Fayette EMC Welcomes Greg Wright

The Newnan Times-Herald Greg Wright joins Coweta-Fayette EMC as Senior Director of Community and Economic Development on September 18. In his role, Wright will utilize the experience gained from his work in economic development, on both the local and state level, to continue supporting the econom

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-18 20:15:00

Papa John's employee wins prestigious award

The Newnan Times-Herald Sam Smallwood 1: Sam Smallwood shows off a special award he received from Papa John's restaurant founder, John Schnatter. Smallwood is a customer service representative at the store off Temple Avenue. He was recognized for his hard work and special connections to customers

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-17 15:11:00

Woman hit by a car on I-20 WB, transported to hospital

ATLANTA - A woman was hit by a car on Interstate 20 going westbound at Moreland Avenue. Police say she was walking on the highway but the reason is unknown at this time. She was transported to Grady in critical but stable condition. Atlanta Police is investigating the incident and the driver of the

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-19 07:17:31