The head football coaching vacancy at Camden County high is reportedly attracting a lot of attention with about 160 applicants for the plum job in Kingsland. A hiring decision at Camden is expected this week
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A full calendar of criminal allegations awaits the March term Lamar County grand jury when it convenes this month.
The cases before it include that of alleged serial arsonist Travis Leroy Ball who is free on a total of $170,00 worth of cash bonds on arson counts here and in Upson County. The grand jury will consider one count of first degree arson against Ball.
Also on the calendar are allegations of first degree vehicular homicide, hit and run and failure to maintain lane against Thomas Edward Lenhart III. The allegations stem from the hit and run death of Thomas Norman Anderson, whose body was found alongside Hwy. 36 West nearly a year ago.
The Cedar Grove Landfill is going green in a big way – so big it can reduce its impact on the environment by a potential 90%, possibly more. Instead of building new waste cells at a cost of $14 million, it can produce revenue from garbage by turning it into fuels for a net income of an estimated $2.8 million a year.
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Lamar deputies and officers of the Narcotics Task Force raided a home near Orchard Hill Wednesday and seized 'pink meth', a type of speed that is particularly attractive to children because it looks like rock candy.
A three-vehicle crash on Highway 18 West just east of the Potato Creek bridge resulted in minor injuries but a major controversy about classes from Gordon State College and an Atlanta private school venturing into the creek to do sampling.
UPDATE: Gordon State College has issued a statement contending its students have permission to access a sampling station on Potato Creek and disputing that its students party at the site. [Full Story »]