The possibility of Polk County students returning to in-person learning this year took another step forward last week with the school board confirming that classes will begin on schedule Aug. 3.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame though his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.
A gathering of arrowhead and spearpoint making artisans will occur at the Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, Alabama on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 24 to 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Little River Canyon National Preserve is hosting a free bat house building workshop on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Pre-cut kits will be available to construct during two different workshops: 10:00-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell have been named as finalists in the new artist of the year category for the 50th annual ACM Awards.
This March, which is celebrated nationwide as Red Cross Month, a group of local “Heroes” is working hard to help the Red Cross continue its services in the Northwest Georgia communities. “Heroes” in Floyd, Gordon and Bartow Counties will be canvassing the area for volunteer fundraisers and d…
NEW YORK (AP) — Up for a good long listen? Check out the Associated Press' top albums of 2014 list: 1. "In the Lonely Hour," Sam Smith: Sam Smith's album was an emotional roller coaster — a ride you couldn't get off of even if you tried. The songs, anchored by his piercing voice, had the po…
Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares to shine bright for its 20th anniversary season beginning Friday, Nov. 21. Beautiful enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 3.
ROME, Ga. – The Rome Symphony Orchestra principals and Berry College music faculty will play together at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Ford Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
Birmingham, AL. (January 31, 2014) — As severe winter weather begins to subside, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
Park Ranger Larry Beane will present “Trail of Tears: The Benge Route” at Little River Canyon Center on Saturday January 11, 2014, from 2 to 3 PM. The survivors of the Benge Detachment of the Trail of Tears arrived in Indian Territory 175 years ago, on January 11, 1839. The presentation wi…