Thu., March 15, 2012 10:30am
Head Start agencies in 13 central Georgia counties will offer free testing for lead poisoning to children enrolled in the programs. The testing is being provided because the area has the state's highest incidence of lead poisoning of young children.
Wed., March 7, 2012 6:24pm
A Georgia school system that's been operating four days a week to save money will soon return to five days of school. The Peach County school board on Tuesday approved the 2012-2013 school calendar with a traditional five-day week.
Wed., January 11, 2012 1:30pm
Every few years the GHSA executive committee is required to ratify a proposal offered forward by the reclassification committee, grouping member schools into various regions within classes based upon geographic location and enrollment size.
Wed., December 21, 2011 2:10pm
State crime officials say the 1974 disappearance and slaying of a Georgia girl has been solved after investigators say DNA and other clues point to a serial killer. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation declared the case solved in a Wednesday statement, saying they developed evidence to support the likelihood that serial killer Paul John Knowles killed 13-year-old Ima Jean Sanders.
Thu., December 8, 2011 4:40pm
GPB Sports is taking a major step forward this year in its approach to televising the GHSA State Football Championships.
Sat., December 3, 2011 3:14am
Burke County traveled to Gainesville and burst the Red Elephants’ bubble with a 63-28 romp in a Class AAA semifinal Friday night. Fresh of an upset of defending champion Sandy Creek, Gainesville was not ready for the Bears’ rushing attack.
Sat., November 26, 2011 1:33am
Terrell Cason’s two touchdown runs propelled visiting Cairo to a 21-0 victory over St. Pius in the Class AAA quarterfinals. The Syrupmakers (11-2) will make their first semifinals appearance since winning the state title in 2008.
Mon., October 10, 2011 7:58am
Class 5A featured a bit of a shakeup following the Winnersville Classic as Lowndes dropped out of the poll and Valdosta entered at No. 10.
Sun., August 28, 2011 4:55am
Colquitt County trailed Madison County (Fla.) by nine points with just 1:51 left in the game, but found a way to win. Quarterbacks Cole Segraves and Daniel Mobley led the host Packers on an 88-yard touchdown drive that culminated with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Segraves to Ty Smith with 32.3 seconds left.
Fri., September 10, 2010 2:38pm
Georgia’s 6 large growers reported yields up by 25 percent.