The Georgia Department of Education and the state superintendent’s office have made no secret over the last couple of years that students, parents and educators should expect something of a shock when the Georgia Milestones standardized testing system was put into place. The Milestones standard would be a more demanding one, we were told, than the old Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) it was to replace.
Nobody on the Georgia Court of Appeals is saying that taking pictures or video up a woman’s skirt without her consent, or even knowledge, is an OK thing to do. (Well, that’s good to know … we suppose.)
At a time when bureaucratic mistakes or government inaction seem to be the norm rather than the exception, when a Congress compromising for the common good is uncommonly rare and when public confidence in its leaders is near an all-time low, it would seem paradoxical to point to examples of wise decisions by our public stewards.
There are two major unresolved variables hanging over Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr’s long-running feud with the Columbus Consolidated Government over his budget, and the $10 million in overruns his department has racked up since he was elected in 2008.
Drinking water is essential to good health. However, drinking too much water causes low sodium levels and can result in a mild to life-threatening condition called hyponatremia. A new study released in the New England Journal of Medicine found an increase of hyponatremia in Ironman triathlons. The study found that women triathletes with a racing time of nine hours or more appear to be the most susceptible to hyponatremia. So, how much water should the average person drink?
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Don’t take heat danger lightly: a few tips for helping someone with heat-related illness.
Northside's Morgan Ingram: No. 1 goal is to replace 16 starters
Christmas in July for area agencies courtesy Kinetic Credit Union