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THE GEORGIA FIRST AMENDMENT FOUNDATION’S 20TH ANNUAL CHARLES L. WELTNER FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BANQUET

Annual Weltner Freedom of Information Celebration! The Georgia First Amendment Foundation is honoring the Cox family with our 2022 Charles L. Weltner Freedom of Information Award to recognize their more than eight decades of dedication to high-quality local journalism and open government in our state. The award will be accepted by Cox Enterprises Chairman and Chief Executive Officer…

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Forty homes, sites to open for tours during Georgia Trust Fall Ramble in Newnan, Coweta County and Chattahoochee Hills, Oct. 14-16

Guests will tour area’s historic homes and sites ATLANTA, Georgia – Forty historic homes and sites will be open for tours during the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s Fall Ramble in Newnan, Coweta County and Chattahoochee Hills, Oct. 14-16. The event will offer visitors and residents alike a rare opportunity to explore private homes not…

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New 2022 LCHS Homecoming Schedule

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – LCHS (Lanier County High School) Principal Reada Hamm has notified the LCN (Lanier County News) that inclement weather predictions for Thursday and Friday has prompted a change in its Homecoming 2022 schedule.  Both the 2022 LCHS Homecoming Parade and the LCHS vs. Pelham Football Game have been…

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EPD Watershed Protection Branch Worth County Advisory

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION  PUBLIC NOTICE WATERSHED PROTECTION BRANCH September 29, 2022 Worth CountyAdvisory Issue Date City/County October 28, 2022 BV-159-22-01 Advisory Close Date Control Number Wiggins Property Sea Wall (GPS Coordinates: 31.8398, -83.9368) Activity This notice is issued to inform the public of a receipt of an Application for a variance submitted pursuant to a…

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Georgia’s graduating class of 2022 is fifth in a row to beat national average on SAT

Georgia public-school students continue to outpace nation as participation increases School- and district-level scores: Click here for school-level and here for district-level scores. GEORGIA – For the fifth year in a row, Georgia public-school students outperformed their counterparts in the nation’s public schools on the SAT – specifically, Georgia public-school students recorded a mean score…

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1st Annual Benefit Dog Show Scheduled September 10th

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, Georgia – The Lanier County Animal Control Division of the Lanier County Board of Commissioners Office is thrilled to announce the first (what is hoped to be) annual Dog Days of Summer Dog Show. This fall event will be hosted to support the Lanier County Animal Control efforts…

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Greater Bethel AME Church Community Meeting Helpful

  By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, Georgia – “We never know who is going turn the light on for a child,” said citizen Don Brockington, during the first of what Great Bethel AME Church’s first community meeting.  Brockington was one of twenty or more citizens who attended Monday’s meeting. Read the full story in…

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Lakeland Mayor Trying to Change Council Meeting Days and Time

By Carol A. Gasser LAKELAND, Georgia – Last week’s Tuesday August 9th Lakeland City Council meeting seemed ordinary, except for a mayor request just before the Lakeland City Council meeting went into Executive Session and immediately following that same session.  Once out of Executive Session, citizens learned that City Attorney Tim Tanner is leaving his…

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Ukraine resumes maritime grain exports

The first shipments of grain from Ukraine in more than five months set sail on Aug. 1, helping ease tight global grain supplies, according to multiple news outlets. Ukrainian and Russian officials signed an agreement on July 22 to allow for a grain shipping corridor on the Black Sea, clearing the way for commercial and…

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