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Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Spring Fling Day 22: Pet Supplies

Today let’s fling Fido and Fluffy’s stuff.  It’s time to fling those too small collars and bowls, treats that the cat just will not eat and the frayed leashes. If you have supplies from a long gone pet, like an aquarium or a hamster habitat, today is the day to let those go.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many pet supplies you were able to fling today.

 

Pet of the Week: Meet Aura

Pet of the Week: Meet Aura

Meet Aura, a collie-labrador retriever mix!

She's available for adoptin and currently staying at Dublin Laurens County Humane Society.

You can call them about Aura and other animals available for adoption at 478-272-5341.

See more details about Aura.

 

Report cards for Georgia schools released

Report cards for Georgia schools released

ATLANTA (AP) - State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance.

That's according to new data released on Monday. The state is releasing two years of scores for school districts, including an update to previously released 2012 numbers.

The original 2012 numbers were the result of a similar system, rating schools on a scale of 100.

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

The Dooly County UGA extension has released programs for Controlling Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Cotton.

In a blog post, Jay Porter says it's important for "not just the present, but for the future of weed control in cotton."

Porter warns that not closely following the guidelines could prevent cotton growth in the future.

Read: Cotton weed control guidelines

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My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

Lindsey Brown teaches social studies and science at Twiggs County Middle School.

Her students say she makes school work fun, but sill focuses on getting them ready for the CRCT test.

They say she wants them to love social studies and science as much as she does.

Charles Taylor wrote the letter nominating Ms. Brown, but wasn't in class on the day we visited.

Non-profit launched for cannabis oil treatment

Non-profit launched for cannabis oil treatment

After the defeat of HB 885, the bill that would have made the use of cannabis oil for medical purposes legal in the state of Georgia, state Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, wants families to know they may qualify to get financial help to travel for the treatment.

In a letter addressed to HB 885 families posted Tuesday on his Facebook page, Peake praised the governor for moving forward with clinical trials for cannabis oil. He also acknowledged that many families are currently in the position of going out of state to get the treatment for their sick children.

Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Spring Fling Day 16: Cups & Water Bottles

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

Does your family only use coffee cups and Tervis tumblers? Is your youngest child 12 years old but there are still sippy cups on the shelves? It’s time to fling the glasses and cups you don’t use. This will allow for the glasses you do like to use and it will keep them from tumbling out of the cupboard whenever you open the door.  Then go through your water bottle collection. Toss the ones with no lids and chewed up tops. Whittle the number of water bottles down to reasonable amount.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many cups and water bottles you were able to fling today.

 

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