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By John Dilmore The acquisition of new assault rifles will give the Atlanta Police Department greater flexibility in responding to active shooter situations should they arise -- and will also allow the conversion of APD shotguns to “less-lethal” weapons. Atlanta Police... + continue reading
By John Dilmore The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the City of Atlanta, covering the period from Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2016, was made available to the public last week and contained no violations. The city must regularly test for various contaminants in... + continue reading

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05/31/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Photo by TIM EMMONS Queen City High School senior Kenadi Meador signed her letter of intent to play softball for the Lady Dragons of Paris Junior College in front of family, teammates, friends and school officials May 23. Seated to the left of Kenadi is her mother Misty Odom and to the right is... + continue reading
05/31/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Ben Woods The Cass County Commissioner’s Court recognized the Hope Cass County 4-H Forestry Team as state and southern regional champions during last week’s meeting. Judge Becky Wilbanks presented each member of the of 4-H team with a certificate of congratulations... + continue reading
05/24/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By John Dilmore Atlanta Primary School (APS) students for years to come will benefit from the initiative of one APS student who recently had an idea for helping kids in search of playmates. Four Buddy Benches, each weighing 300 pounds and bearing an engraving of a rabbit... + continue reading


06/14/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Tim Emmons The 14-4A All-District list was released recently and seven Rabbits received honors. Layton Henson was named Offensive MVP in a district crowded with... + continue reading

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05/10/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Dear Editor: Saturday, May 13 marks the 25th anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving -- the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Letter carriers drive... + continue reading


04/19/2017 - 0 comment(s)
By Tim Emmons Alexis Mason -- or to most who know of her from this area, Lexie -- has been on quite a ride since graduating from Atlanta High School in 2013. As life... + continue reading