Over the past year, I and others in our community have been critical of the 287(g) program implemented in Hall County. Under 287(g), Hall County Sheriff's Office employees are acting as immigration agents and are arresting undocumented immigrants, as well as placing immigration detainers on every undocumented immigrant who ends up in jail.
June 01, 2009||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
The Jefferson City Schools Board of Education recently recognized the school-level teachers of the year. Kathy Chandler, a first-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Elementary School. Dave Cuddy, a seventh-grade teacher, represents Jefferson Middle School, while Roger Bright, a drama instructor, represents Jefferson High School. Not pictured is Jefferson Academy teacher of the year Jean Conner, who teaches fourth grade. Cuddy was also selected as the district teacher of the year.
OKLAHOMA CITY - National player of the year Danielle Lawrie hit a grand slam and made it hold up with a five-hitter and Washington beat Georgia 9-3 Sunday night to earn a spot in the finals of the Women's College World Series.
June 01, 2009|
The Associated Press
The Syracuse Chiefs defeated the Gwinnett Braves 6-5 on Sunday at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, N.Y. Gwinnett, who was trying for its sixth-straight win, falls to 29-22 with just the team's second loss in its last 10 games. Syracuse improves to 23-25 on the season.
JEFFERSON - Jackson County is poised for growth this year despite the economic downturn, but will need to watch its spending to keep from using too much of its revenues for debt payments, according to the county's 2008 financial report.
May 31, 2009|
By Claire Miller
Times regional staff
Shelly Lovell and James Elder Pound were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. April 18, 2009, at The Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Rushel and Janet Lovell of Gainesville. The groom is the son of James Key and Brinkley Pound of Columbus.
Bruce and Donna Miller of Gainesville and Mickey and Donna Thacker of Cartersville announce the engagement of their daughter Megan Jackson Thacker to Thomas Anthony Fusco, son of Tom and Ginger Fusco of Hoschton.