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LaFayette police officer helps deliver baby during snowstorm

LaFayette police officer helped a couple deliver their baby at home during last week’s snowstorm.

“It happened so fast,” mother Samantha Nave said about the birth of Margaret Clarice Nave, Samantha’s fourth child and first girl.

The snowstorm arrived Wednesday evening, Feb. 25, bringing about 6-8 inches of snow to the area.

Samantha was unable to make it to the hospital when she went into labor early Thursday morning at her home on Daugherty Street.

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Boynton students celebrate success with accelerated reader

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The Boynton media center was filled with over 150 students that have earned over 25 points on their Accelerated Reader program. Accelerated Reader is a computerized supplemental reading program that tests reading comprehension.

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New streaming apps for kids

kid-friendly apps

YouTube and Nickelodeon have both announced new kid-friendly streaming apps. YouTube Kids is available now, and Noggin will be released later this month.

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March brings a new season and new titles on Netflix

march titles on Netflix

It’s a good time to be a Netflix subscriber. Tonight is the season 3 premiere of the acclaimed series House of Cards, and with a new month comes a long list of new titles at your streaming fingertips.

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School Closings

school closings

Catoosa County, Walker County, and Chickamauga school systems will be closed Friday, February 27th. 

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Winter storm warning from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning

winter weather advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM WEDNESDAY TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM NEWNAN TO COVINGTON TO ATHENS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW POSSIBLY MIXING WITH RAIN AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA. LOWER AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ATLANTA METRO AREA AND ALONG THE SOUTHERN FRINGE OF THE WARNING AREA.

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Ringgold Playhouse hosting final weekend of “A Bad Year For Tomatoes”

The Ringgold Playhouse will look to entertain the community this weekend with its final three performances of the hilarious John Patrick comedy, “A Bad Year For Tomatoes.”

The production opened up to great reviews on Thursday, Feb. 19, and now the 2015 season-opener will close out with a bang Thursday, Feb. 26, through Saturday, Feb. 28.

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Former UGA and Falcons quarterback to speak at FCA banquet

The Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is proud to host the 2015 Home Team banquet on Tuesday, March 3, featuring D.J. Shockley, former University of Georgia (UGA) and Atlanta Falcons quarterback, as the keynote speaker.

Shockley is best known for his athletic achievements as a UGA quarterback from 2001-2005. For three years, he played as back-up to starting quarterback David Greene.

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More original series coming to Amazon

new series from amazon

Get ready cord-cutters. Amazon has ordered 5 new original series to premiere later this year and early 2016.

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Former Catoosa County sheriff Ronald Bowman has died

Former Catoosa County sheriff Ronald Lee Bowman died Monday, Feb. 16, after a long illness. He was 61.

Colonel Ronald Lee Bowman of Rock Spring died at his residence with his devoted wife Betty by his side.

Colonel Bowman, the son of the late Robert and Katherine (Kitty) Ballew Bowman, was born June 17, 1953, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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