News for Saturday, April 24, 2010


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Farm Hands: Vegetable gardening growing in popularity

Louie Oliver grew up on a sharecroppers farm in Wheeler and plowed a field by mule as a youngster. Now at retirement age, Oliver is once again working the land, though on a smaller scale. He tends a vegetable garden that is 10 feet wide, 48 feet long.

DUI court graduate finds hope

Alcoholism is a social disease, according to one local recovering alcoholic, and the whole community should be part of the effort to provide treatment.

Officials say risky actions should stop

Georgia residents are just some of the people Oprah Winfrey wants to refrain from using their cell phones while driving Friday -- and every other day.

Festival to raise awareness about Chimney Park

Chimney Park will be turned into a magical fairy land again this year for the second annual Fairy Houses at Chimney Park festival scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday.