On Thursday, DFCS Communications Director Susan Boatwright said there were a total of eight adoptions finalized in the county from July 1, 2015 to June, 2016. So far, in fiscal year 2017, 27 adoptions have been completed.
Hurricane Matthew is scheduled to hit South Florida on Thursday night. It stirs up memories of 2005, which was the most prolific Hurricane season in recorded history. Dennis, Emily, Katrina, Rita, and Wilma became household names.
Chester Jackson, of East Coast Body Shop on Farr Road, gave away 1,000 bikes for Christmas last year despite having some of his bikes stolen. This summer, a youth he was mentoring broke into the shop and stole some money. Jackson is now collecting more bikes for this year’s bike give-away.
Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams made a campaign stop Tuesday at the Liberty Theatre Cultural Center in Columbus, Georgia. The “Stay Woke, Your Voice is Your Vote” rally was hosted by Davis Broadcasting and featured several speakers.