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Go for a FREE DAY in Georgia State Parks

Celebrate National Public Lands Day Saturday, September 26, 2009 and be exempt from paying the daily parking fee, and admission fees to all state historic sites. Georgia State Parks invites everyone to show support for…

Lending a hand to Atlanta

The reddish waters of the metro Atlanta flood continued to rescind Wednesday, leaving many Georgians knee-deep in mud and quite uncertain about their future.Over the weekend and lasting into Tuesday, the floods struck neighborhoods from…

Burousas bond denied pending mental evaluation

Judge Christopher Edwards deferred his decision on bond for accused killer Teresa Burousas pending a mental evaluation. Edwards ordered competency testing at a bond hearing this morning (September 23) in Pike County superior court.Teresa Burousas…

Heavy rains result in brief, localized flooding

Heavy rain falling on already saturated ground resulted in some localized flooding Monday evening in Barnesville-Lamar County.No major damage was reported and no one was injured though some kids playing in the headwaters of Tobesofkee…

Rain can’t stop the Buggy

Despite afternoon showers and overhead clouds yesterday Buggy Days continued on.At 2 p.m. hundreds of community residents and tourists alike lined the streets from College Drive to Forsyth Street and down Main Street to watch…

Runners race against clock and rain

With the forecast still calling for showers all day over Middle Georgia hundreds of runners, joggers, hobbyists, walkers and cheering sections rallied at Summers Field by 8:00 a.m. for the annual Buggython Road Race.The Buggython…

[almost] Anything Goes went despite rain; Street Dance tonight

Despite the threat of rain all day and the eventual downpouring that turned Summers Field into Summers Lake, the ‘Anything Goes’ games went on despite all.With events such as the three-legged race, egg relay, water…

Police seeking Flash Foods robber

The Flash Foods convenience store at the intersection of Highways 341 and 36 West was robbed late Wednesday night by a man who may have brandished a weapon.BPD investigator Dickie Carreker said the robber was…

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