The 77th annual Southern Rivers Energy members meeting will be held at the coop headquarters on Hwy. 341 on Saturday, Aug. 23. Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. A free health fair is included. The business meeting begins at 10 a.m. [Full Story »]
The Gordon State College Student Center was evacuated at approximately 11:45 a.m. Tuesday after a part on a re-heater in the dining hall food preparation area malfunctioned causing smoke and steam to collect in the area.
No one was injured and everyone was allowed back into the building around 12:20. Students who were dining at the time of the evacuation were accommodated.
Contained in the two-story, 60,270 square-foot Student Center is the Highlander Dining Hall, book store, Foundation Room, campus mailroom, classrooms and offices.
Tonight, the Lamar County commission is expected to set its millage rate. A public hearing will be held at 6 p.m., before the regular meeting. The county is looking at a rollback millage rate of 10.512, up slightly from this year’s 10.8412 mills.
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