According to a press release from the Department of Transportation, the $35 million road project requires grading on both sides of McCormick Road at the intersection of Old Petersburg Road. The work will begin at 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily, beginning Monday, through next week, weather permitting, Flaggers will direct traffic as crews work on both sides of the roadway.
According to a news release from the EPD, the open burning ban has been in place during the summer ozone season since 2005 and prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris through Sept. 30. This restriction is in addition to a ban on the burning of household garbage, which is enforced year-round in Georgia.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Evans Pop Warner fall football and cheer season. Participants who register before June 1 will receive a $20 discount. For more information, visit to evanspopwarner.com
We really are getting brought up-to-date on the First Amendment. First, Mack Taylor sounded off on the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" a few weeks ago and, this past Sunday, Jean Robbins, an attorney and Senior Fellow with the American Principles Project, had a guest column, which originally appeared in The Center, an Atlanta-based free paper like the Metro Spirit, opposing Governor Nathan Deal's veto of HB 757, the Free Exercise Protection Act.