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Nighthawks' Perez, Morrison named NCBWA second team All-Region

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:26

University of North Georgia baseball players Andres Perez and Parker Morrison were named to the NCBWA's All-Region Second Team as announced by the association Wednesday evening. A sophomore from Duluth, Georgia, Perez earned second team All-Region honors as a catcher, hitting .330 with a Peach Belt best 23 homers to go along with 68 RBI and a .699 slugging percentage.

Dick Yarbrough: Cobb County Schools outperforming cut-and-run legislators

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:04

If I was a Cobb County public schoolteacher, I would be heating up the tar and plucking feathers about now.

Ivan Pruitt

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:30

Ivan Winfred Pruitt, 96, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Born on January 10, 1922, in Cumming, Ga., he was the widower of Nan Buffington Pruitt.

Teen illness prompts vaping shop regulations in Cumming

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:19

The vaping business is under the microscope in Forsyth County after several teens have gotten sick from vaping juices that go in the popular e-cigarettes. "That's my concern.

Marjorie Jeannette Wohlford Thomason

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:37

Marjorie Jeannette Wohlford Thomason of Atlanta, GA, passed away May 5, 2018. She was born in Akron, Ohio, on March 2, 1922, to Cleveland and Ada Wohlford.

2018 Rangers draft preview: Ethan Hankins

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:10

With the 2018 MLB Draft just four weeks away - the first round kicks off on June 4, 2018 - its time to start offering capsule looks at players the Texas Rangers could select with their top picks. The Rangers' first round pick is at #15 and their second round pick is at #55 - they have no compensatory picks this year.

'Sam' Akins

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:48

Joseph Samuel "Sam" Akins, 87, entered into rest Saturday, April 28, 2018. Mr. Akins was born in Cumming, Ga., the son of the late Franklin and Clara Akins.

Georgia plane crash kills 1, injures 2 others Source: AP

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 22:06

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7 Mindsets to Present edWebinars on SEL Research and Practice

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:57

Hosted by, the series will introduce the mindsets-based approach to social-emotional learning and discuss its personal and professional application April 26, 2018 - 7 Mindsets , the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning , today announced that it will present a two-part, complimentary edWebinar series that explores SEL from two perspectives: that of the researcher and the practitioner. Mindsets-based SEL leverages the modern understanding of the brain to empower educators to drive higher levels of achievement and happiness for themselves and for their students.

P.E.S.T. helps those in recovery

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:04

P.E.S.T. Relief International joined forces with the industry for a Valentine's Day Initiative to show women who are recovering from addiction that they are important and valued. Winter was in full bloom, and temperatures were low, but P.E.S.T. Relief International's team of volunteers brought a lot of love and warmed the hearts of all the ladies and their children at Abba House , a recovery home for women based in Cumming, Ga.

Flood Warning Source: Weather Central

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:36

GAC117-121-260329- /O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-180426T0824Z/ /APHG1.1.ER.180423T1320Z.180424T1815Z.180426T0224Z.NO/ 930 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 ...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning continues for The Big Creek near Alpharetta. * Until late tonight.

Flood Warning Source: Weather Central

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 06:54

GAC117-121-240000- /O.EXT.KFFC.FL.W.0028.180423T1108Z-180425T1912Z/ /APHG1.1.ER.180423T1108Z.180424T0800Z.180425T1312Z.NO/ 600 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018 ...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday afternoon...The Flood Warning continues for The Big Creek near Alpharetta. * From this morning until Wednesday afternoon.

George Harlow

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 13:53

George Lester Harlow, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Mr. Harlow was born March 23, 1932, in Washington, DC, the son of the late Roy and Edna Harlow.

Sask. village name 'Climax' secures residents free lifetime memberships for porn website

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:06

Pornhub, an online source for adult entertainment, launched a new marketing strategy last week, offering free lifetime memberships to their premium HD streaming service to towns around the world with names that are sexually suggestive. Some residents of Climax, Sask., may be getting excited for a reason that has everything to do with a town name that invites anticipation.

Dorothy Holder

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 14:35

Dorothy Hart Holder, 79, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Mrs. Holder was born in Ancon, Canal Zone, Panama, the daughter of the late Max R. Hart and Alice Hettinga Hart.

Missing Georgia teen may be in Tellico Plains area, deputies say

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 01:00

Ryan Haley, 16, of Cumming, Georgia has blonde hair, blue eyes, is 6 feet tall, and weighs about 120 pounds. He has his lip pierced and he has gauges in his ears.

Remembering the resurrection and the send-off of kings

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:00

Meanwhile, and for many weeks, it seems I've been hearing God whisper to me that I need to be mindful of the resurrection. It was as if he were telling me to pay attention to my surroundings, keep my eyes open and allow myself to see his majesty during this penitent season.

AutoCenter Sales Advises on Sale of Handy Lube & Herbert Automotive

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 21:28

AutoCenter Sales , the leading automotive business brokerage firm, announced today that has advised in the successful sale of Herbert Automotive & Handy Lube as both buy and sell side representative to Full Speed Automotive. Handy Lube & Herbert Automotive, based in Cumming, GA is a combination quick lube operation as well as full-service automotive repair, tire, & emissions business out of its 6 locations.

Union City police seeking theft, illegal dumping suspects

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:35

According to department spokesman officer Jerald January, on March 13 at about 3:30 p.m., an unknown individual was seen entering a vehicle in the 4000 block of Dodson Road.

Missing Georgia teen may be in Tellico Plains area, deputies say

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:53

Ryan Haley, 16, of Cumming, Georgia has blonde hair, blue eyes, is 6 feet tall, and weighs about 120 pounds. He has his lip pierced and he has gauges in his ears.

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