Chattahoochee Valley Community College’s 2019 Hall of Fame class is Florence Bellamy as a distinguished alumna, Douglas and Lise Patterson for distinguished service, and Derek Varnadore as a distinguished athlete.
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has announced planned raises of $3,000 for teachers. While local and state education leaders are glad for the money, they say there’s more it will take to cut attrition.
Retailer Best Buy is vacating its longtime Manchester Expressway store in Columbus. A noteworthy question is will they take Kadie the Cow with them? The beloved Holstein replica has been at the property since 1967.
Casey Smitherman, superintendent of schools in Elwood, IN, faces felony charges after she lied that a student was her son to use her health insurance for his strep throat prescription and treatment, she says.
George Mason University will allow students to use meal plans to have food and drinks, like Starbucks, delivered by six-wheeled robots that drive on sidewalks, up curbs, and run in rain or snow and at night.
San Diego’s Human Society discovered and seized more than 80 birds, mostly cockatiels, flying free in a poop-covered, dirty one-bedroom Rancho Bernardo apartment. The resident called asking for help, rescuers said.
Grant Williams scored a career-high 43 points and finished off a three-point play with 31.6 seconds left in overtime to put top-ranked Tennessee ahead to stay, and the Volunteers held off Vanderbilt 88-83.
The board that regulates Alaska's legal marijuana industry could be shifting right, with appointments by Gov. Mike Dunleavy of a marijuana critic and a law enforcement office who would like to revisit the onsite use debate.
Former independent counsel Kenneth Starr, who investigated President Bill Clinton, says he wants the public to trust the checks and balances in the U.S. system established to hold presidents accountable.
The United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley’s Home For Good program did the annual Point In Time Count Jan. 22 and 23. Volunteers went to shelters like the Salvation Army, and homeless camps to get a "snapshot" of the local homeless community.