News for Tuesday, August 31, 2010


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Rocking out

The weather has finally moderated enough so that "porch-sitting" is once again an enjoyable activity and longtime friends and co-workers Tiffany McMichael and John Bailey sit in the rocking chairs in front of Scoops on the Square and watch the world go by.

Social Circle Fair returns Tuesday

Next week, you have the chance to have some fun with your family and support a good cause.

OUR VIEW: Five years later, New Orleans still in danger

As the fifth anniversary of Katrina came and went Sunday, a question came to mind: Is the city of New Orleans any safer from that type of disaster today?The answer is: Probably not.

Council completes planning retreat

The City Council completed its three-day Strategic Planning Retreat on Tuesday, ready to turn over the process to a planning and implementation team that will formulate the document by year's end.

Cops to be out in force over holiday

Public safety officials say the end of summer is a deadly travel time for Labor Day vacationers, and they are pledging all their resources to keep violators off Georgia highways.

Officials offer tips to avoid West Nile virus

Just because temperatures are dropping doesn't mean residents should drop their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from mosquito bites. The Georgia Department of Community Health has issued a press release warning Georgians to be on guard against West Nile Virus.