Georgia, September 9- Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.48/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.59/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Georgia during the past week, prices yesterday were 31.8 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 2.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has not moved during the last month and stands 22.3 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
Quarterback Ryan Thompson gets tackled during a scrimmage.
By Eileen Steinhauer,
Sure, you can catch a college football game on TV every Saturday throughout the fall. But now you can watch a live college football game practically in your backyard because Reinhardt University in Waleska is fielding its first football team this season.
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UPDATED -- The body of a 27-year-old Twin Mountain Lakes resident was discovered by the Forsyth Dive team Tuesday morning. More details are availiable in this week's print or online edition.
DNR officers search at Twin Mountain Lakes Tuesday morning for a possible drowining victim. A 27-year-old male, whose name is not being released, was reported missing after last being seen near the lake last night.
However, it is not certain the person drowned, but the lake search is considered a top priority, according to sheriff officers on the scene.
A dive team is also expected this morning.
The Pickens school system dropped Accelerated Reader, a program designed to assess a student’s reading comprehension level, at the beginning of the academic year, citing a “significant increase in the cost for the subscription” of the product.
The move was met with dismay from some parents and teachers who liked the program that measured comprehension in their students while others see the move away from AR as positive.
Submitted by Jennifer King
Public Information Officer and Risk Communicator
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has become aware of a dangerous, potentially lethal substance surfacing in convenience stores and smoke shops. DPH has issued an emergency communication to about 40,000 licensed physicians and physician’s assistants in Georgia. When ingested