Category : Southeast

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

GPD: Man accused of taking guns from car

By Chris BaldwinStaff writer A Gainesville man was arrested Saturday evening blocks away from the University of Florida campus after police said he broke into a vehicle and stole multiple firearms, according to a GPD report.  The report stated that...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Law to increase textbook challenges

By Terry SpencerThe Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE — A parent in Florida is citing profanity and violence in trying to get the local school to ban Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" — itself a cautionary tale on the banning of books. Another wants t...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Fall-like temps will fill the the air

Christopher Baldwin @Chris_Baldwin Daily highs are expected to range from the upper 60s to the upper 70s throughout the week, while nightly lows should range from the mid-40s to the upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service. A small chan...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Special report: Puerto Rico stuck in time

Hurricane Maria hit fast, but Puerto Rico's long recovery has some imagining life on the mainland Seth Robbins @SethRobbinsDBNJ UTUADO, P.R. — In a navy blue Chevy Blazer with its interior wires exposed, Jose Maldonado crawled along winding roads th...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

More Hispanics, Latinos Attending Kansas Colleges

TOPEKA, Kan. — The racial and ethnic makeup of students attending state universities in Kansas still does not reflect the state’s more diverse population, according to a new report provided to the Kansas Board of Regents. The numbers of Hispanic and...

Southeast / Florida - 7 months ago

Preserving And Celebrating Dixville

Inez Williams By Angela Favors-Morrell Dixville Community has been recognized and is officially listed on the Georgia Register of historic places worthy of preservation. Last week a special event was held at the Inez Williams Park in Brunswick....

Southeast / Tennessee - 7 months ago

SLIDESHOW: 20th Annual Youth Empowerment Parade

The Academy for Youth Empowerment presented the 20th Memphis Christmas Parade in Whitehaven last Saturday. The parade feature young, old and in-between dazzling and entertaining young, old and in-between. 20th Annual Youth Empowerment Parade (Photos...