Georgia Lottery To Award LaFayette Resident 2015 Kia Optima

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The Georgia Lottery will award a LaFayette resident a 2015 Kia Optima on Friday at noon. 

The winner was selected from the Jackpot Series Second Chance Promotion, winning a brand new 2015 Kia Optima EX. 

The ceremony will be held at Ed Voyles Kia, 2145 South Cobb Parkway SE. 

 


CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk Is May 15

Did You Know? Is Mother's Day Too Commercial?

CPD Officers Raise Funds And Ride In Honor Of Fallen Officers


Heros from across the region will gather on Saturday, May 15, at Greenway Park in Cleveland for CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk. The Superhero 5K Run/Walk is an opportunity to raise awareness ... (click for more)

Although the urging for the creation of a Mother’s Day holiday had been advocated by peace activists and suffragettes Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis for 40 years, it was not until 1905 that ... (click for more)

A team of Chattanooga Police officers are embarking on a 270-mile cycling tour to honor all law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty and remember the survivors left behind. The ... (click for more)



Happenings

CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk Is May 15

Heros from across the region will gather on Saturday, May 15, at Greenway Park in Cleveland for CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk. The Superhero 5K Run/Walk is an opportunity to raise awareness about the need in the community for everyday heroes to swoop in and stand up for vulnerable children. “At CASA of Bradley and Polk Counties, we believe superheroes are ordinary citizens ... (click for more)

Did You Know? Is Mother's Day Too Commercial?

Although the urging for the creation of a Mother’s Day holiday had been advocated by peace activists and suffragettes Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis for 40 years, it was not until 1905 that Jarvis initiated her campaign to make it a recognized holiday in the United States after her mother died. In 1907 Jarvis asked guests to wear a white carnation to the church service on the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Red Bank Commissioners Still In Major Fuss; City Attorney Stulce Upset About Allegations Of "Illegal" Meeting

A special called meeting of the Red Bank Commission on Friday was contentious from the start. Mayor Hollie Berry and Vice Mayor Stefanie Dalton contend that a vote for a contract to retain Tim Thornbury on an on-call basis at the April 26 meeting was not legal because the city had no representation present. City Attorney Arnold Stulce has recused himself from matters concerning ... (click for more)

Parade And Luncheon Highlight Armed Forces Celebration

Sunny skies and perfect weather made for a crowd friendly 72nd annual Armed Forces Parade down Market Street Friday morning – although it was briefer and with fewer marching bands than in years past. And a bright future was predicted as well for America’s security by the Armed Forces celebration luncheon speaker, Congressman Mark Green of Tennessee, despite the admitted challenges ... (click for more)

Opinion

Ron Swafford Has Had An Outstanding Career

It has been a pleasure working with Ron Swafford in City Court. Ron has done a great job and has had an outstanding career. During the pandemic Ron and his staff worked tirelessly and courageously to keep the wheels on, even while in court proceedings were cancelled. During our working relations, Ron and I have become good friends. He is a good man with a fine family. I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

The best giggle came this week when Texas A&M football coach Jimbo Fisher – feeling his oats -- told a bunch of Aggie boosters he promised he would beat Nick Saban while Nick was still coaching football at Alabama. The media wags could hardly wait for Saban’s reaction and his calm two-word reply was so classic it is still being chiseled in granite somewhere: “In golf?” This ... (click for more)