Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Alexis Seith of Chattahoochee Elementary School in Duluth and Areal Lewis of Corley Elementary School in Lawrenceville to travel with People to People to Europe in June.
Imagine being 11-years-old and traveling to Europe without your parents. Well, two Duluth fifth-grade students, Areal Lewis, 11, and Alexis Seith, 11, are about to get that opportunity. Lewis, a student at Corley Elementary School in Lawrenceville, and Seith, a student at Chattahoochee Elementary School in Duluth, will be traveling to France and England this summer with the People to People Student Ambassador program. Andrea Witt of Duluth is the delegation leader and one of the teacher chaperones. About 40 students travel in a group with teacher chaperones, a tour guide, and driver for this 13-day adventure in early June. “I think it’s great that the kids get to do things a regular tourist wouldn’t get to do,” said Witt, who had traveled …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Read Patch's live coverage of Nathan Deal's State of the State speech Tuesday night.
Here is your chance to share your thoughts and ask questions about the Governor's speech.
Join in the live discussion during the governor's address to the Georgia General Assembly.
Jobs, jobs, jobs. That's what many hope Gov. Nathan Deal will make his main focus during the State of the State address he'll be making at 7 p.m. today in the House chamber. No matter what the governor says, Patch will Cover It Live to let you give your views on what he says, find reactions to it from across the state and add our own analysis. Visit Patch just before 7 p.m. on Jan. 10 to join the discussion, or use the Cover It Live app on your iPhone or Android device. The State of the State address will showcase the governor’s building blocks for economic prosperity in Georgia, according to a release from his office. He will make announcements on: Georgia Public Broadcasting plans to air the address live statewide on TV and on radio, and…
Friday, September 9, 2011
Get your Friday scores here and share yours, too.
Below are the Friday night football games we think are of local interest. We'll update the scores as we get them. Have a score we don't? Add it to the comments in this article, or email it to GaPatchSports@gmail.com. Want a score we're not listing? Same drill. High school football is a communal experience in Georgia, and Patch invites you to share your experiences with the whole community. You can upload game photos and video to this article by clicking on "Add your photos & videos," or send scores, photos and highlights to GaPatchSports@gmail.com. Put the school and sport in the subject line. Home team is listed second
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Tellus Center in Cartersville reports feeling Virginia-based quake. Tremor also felt at Duluth City Hall.
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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The earthquake Tuesday that forced evacuation of the White House and the Pentagon was felt in the Atlanta area. The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville issued a statement saying that the Magnitude 5.9 earthquake was felt in Bartow County. "The earthquake was recorded on the Tellus Seismograph, and I have attached a copy of the seismogram. The earthquake occurred at precisely 1:51 PM and the seismic waves arrived at Tellus in just under two minutes," read the statement from Julian C. Gray, museum curator. There have been other reports of people feeling the quake in the Atlanta area. This is from a report posted on Loganville Patch: Robert Bliss reports feeling tremor at his home off Rabbit Farm Road in Loganville. "I was finishing lunch …