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Georgia State Patrol Steps Up Enforcement For Thanksgiving Holiday

Atlanta—The Thanksgiving holiday is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year. The holiday travel period is 102 hours long. It will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and end at midnight on Sunday, November 29.

Execution Date Set for Brian Keith Terrell, Convicted of Murder

AttorneyGeneralAn execution date for Brian Keith Terrell has been set for December 8, 2015. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens offers the following information in the case against Brian Keith Terrell for the 1992 murder of seventy-year-old John Watson.

Why we love Thanksgiving

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        Hill City Elementary students grab an apple before sitting down for Thanksgiving lunch at their school last week. Parents and grandparents were invited to dine with their favorite pilgrims and turkeys at elementary schools across the county on November 19.

     Thanksgiving has always been a little different, and we’d go so far as to argue that it’s the best major holiday of the year. But how could Thanksgiving - which is basically a no-frills day off, a lot of food and a few football games - top our list?

Rezoning requested for Dollar General at Grandview


This sign marks the site where developers hope to build a Dollar General on Cove Road.

     Bobby Howard, for Hibbymo Properties in Calhoun, submitted paperwork to request rezoning that would allow a Dollar General to locate on the west corner of the Grandview and Cove roads intersection. The report from the planning office recommends that the project be denied.

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