Autumn is rapidly approaching. And it’s a good time to explore the beauty of your own backyard. This is the message of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites, which will play host to Your State Parks Day on Saturday, September 27th. On that day, admission and parking will be free at all state parks and historic sites, according to Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher. Your State Parks Day is intended to celebrate National Public Lands Day.
Floyd County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a stolen Ford Mustang. A Silver Creek man has been charged in connection with the carjacking that took place on Reeceburg Road a week ago.
Governor Nathan Deal has appointed Berry College’s Chief of Staff Alexander “Whit” Whitaker to the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission.
Gas prices, nationally, are the lowest they’ve been in seven months, according to AAA: The Auto Club Group, which reports that gas prices fell for the sixth consecutive week, while oil had it’s lowest Friday close since May 2013.