Social Circle Middle and High School students didn't have to travel far to view a special exhibit from Kennesaw State University. SCMHS was one of the few privileged to host the "Bunce Island: Linking the History of Europe, Africa, and the United States" traveling display, as part of Black History Month educational activities.
For families and groups of friends looking for a slightly different kind of outing than the run-of-the-mill restaurants, malls and movie theaters, the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament offers an evening full of non-stop entertainment and hearty fare.
Alcovy Circuit Superior Court Judge Samuel D. Ozburn was nominated by State Sen. John Douglas to the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy left by Chief Justice Leah Sears of the Georgia Supreme Court when she retires effective June 30. If Governor Sonny Perdue accepts the nomination, Judge Ozburn would become Associate Justice of the court.
"I am proud to announce the nomination of Samuel Ozburn to the Georgia Supreme Court," said Douglas (R-Social Circle). "Judge Ozburn is a credit to our judicial system, the legal profession as a whole and to all who strive to give back ...
Fans of the late, beloved Southern humorist Lewis Grizzard will have a chance to celebrate the columnist's life and work at the first ever "Remembering Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words" festival on March 14 and 15 at the Blue Willow Inn and Social Circle Theater.
The event is a joint venture of the Covington and Social Circle Rotary clubs - the first time the two clubs have come together for such a large-scale effort, said Covington News General Manager Pat Cavanaugh, who chairs the committee overseeing the festival.
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At the January city council work session, Oxford residents took a second look at plans for a new two-story city hall building and safety complex that would serve as a cornerstone for a potential town-center area.
Investigators suspect a fire that consumed a single family mobile home in the northern tip of the county Wednesday morning was intentionally set, according to the Newton County Fire Department.
When firefighters arrived at 547 Ellington Road around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a call from a passer-by, the structure was already fully engulfed in flames, said NCFD Deputy Chief Tim Smith.
A train derailed in Social Circle Monday evening after a section of rail broke off, according to the Social Circle Department of Public Safety.
About seven cars, some filled with plastic pellets and the rest empty, derailed under the East Hightower Trail bridge about 7 p.m., breaking a city water line in the process, according to SCDPS Chief Steve Shelton.