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Planetarium weighs ‘The Future of the Planets’
What does the future hold for the planets of our solar system, and for those around other stars?
Today in History for Wednesday, March 5, 2014
In 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people.
Radio Shack closing 1,100 stores
Dismal fourth quarter sales drives national retailer to close stores.
Harsh U.S. winter extends into March
On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with several inches of snow on top of a layer of slush.
Ga. House votes for legalizing medical marijuana
Patients suffering from illnesses including cancer and seizures could take a form of medical marijuana under a plan that Georgia’s state legislators backed Monday ahead of an important deadline that sorts out which bills go forward and which will likely fail for the year.
Former officer indicted by grand jury
A former Valdosta police officer has been indicted on two counts of sexual exploitation of children, according to a press release from the Valdosta Police Department.
Today in History for Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Today is Tuesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2014. There are 302 days left in the year.
Raines running toward Georgia Senate
In January, Lowndes County Commissioner Richard Raines announced that he would stick to his promise and be a one term county commissioner. Since this announcement, Raines was approached by a group of local Republicans, and they asked if he would be interested in running for district eight of the Georgia Senate. Raines said he would need time to discuss the decision with his family, and to pray about the decision; after both, he has decided to announce his run for Georgia's Senate.
Browning seeks re-election to school board
Brian Browning, incumbent for Lowndes County Board of Education District 3 seat, announced Monday that he is planning to run for another term.
Former director of Industrial Authority dies
Ken Garren, the longtime executive director of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority, died Sunday from a long illness.
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