Gordon State College was authorized by the Board of Regents to establish a bachelor of science in education with a major in middle grades. The program will begin admitting students Spring semester 2016 after approval by the Professional Standards Commission of Georgia.
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A Milner woman who bit a Lamar deputy after claiming she was HIV positive and had Hepatitis C - and got shot in the arm for her efforts - was sent to prison Jan. 8 after entering guilty pleas in Lamar superior court. [Full Story »]
Temperatures in Lamar dropped below freezing just after 7 p.m. Wednesday and are expected to stay icy through early Friday afternoon.
There is a chance temps will warm to 36 Thursday afternoon but only briefly. Long exposure to cold is the worst scenario for pipes so take precautions. Drip faucets. Put lamps or other heat sources in well houses.
Also make sure to protect people, plants and pets until things thaw somewhat Saturday.