Wed., August 28, 2013 5:00am
School officials in Spalding County say a preschool student will likely be disciplined for bringing a loaded gun to school. A letter to parents from Jordan Hill Elementary School Principal Anthony Aikens says the preschooler brought the gun to school in his backpack Tuesday, and a teacher brought the bag to the principal.
Fri., February 24, 2012 9:24pm
The first round of the Georgia high school basketball playoffs is halfway done after a rousing night of action on Friday. The highlight of the night may have been Class A No. 1 Calvary Day losing to Greenville 66-64 in a thriller in Savannah. Check our recaps below for more exciting Friday night playoff action.
Mon., October 24, 2011 10:14am
Lake Lanier’s water level stands only nine feet above its historic low of a few years ago. As a new drought tightens its grip on the state, some communities are taking action. Last month, five local jurisdictions received state approval for tougher watering restrictions.
Fri., September 30, 2011 9:27pm
Most teams across the state are now in region play and playoff bids, region titles and bragging rights are all on the line. In just such a matchup, visiting Kell dominated east Cobb rival Pope 33-7 Region 5N-AAAA clash.
Tue., August 16, 2011 11:46am
A major commuter rail project that would involve a quarter of the state’s transportation districts—is on life support. The proposed Atlanta-to-Griffin-to-middle Georgia line might not go before voters next year. The state’s 12 region roundtables had until midnight Monday to pare-down their project lists to fit within projected revenues from a proposed regional penny sales tax. While the two regions south of Atlanta ok’d the projects (Middle Georgia and Three Rivers) needed to link the passenger line together, Atlanta’s did not.
Wed., June 29, 2011 8:43am
200 jobs and $120 million in investment is on the way to Spalding County, south of Atlanta. Governor Nathan Deal's office says engine manufacturer Caterpillar is set to make a major investment in its Griffin Engine Center. The Peoria, Ill.-based company will create at least 200 jobs and invest $120 million in machinery, equipment and upgrades to the existing facility.
Sat., January 29, 2011 8:31am
The biggest day in college football’s offseason is just around the corner. National Signing Day will take center stage Wednesday when high school seniors can sign binding National Letters of Intent. As always, plenty of the top prospects in the state of Georgia have already made verbal commitments to their schools of choice.