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Central Ga. school closings for Tuesday, Wednesday

Central Ga. school closings for Tuesday, Wednesday

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Baldwin, early release on Tuesday, elementary school at 11:30 a.m.; middle school and high school, noon. Closed Wednesday

Bibb, staff only on Tuesday. Closed Wednesday.

Bleckley, staff only on Tuesday. Closed Wednesday.

Houston County schools close Tuesday

Houston County schools close Tuesday

Houston County Schools are closed Tuesday for staff and students.

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of central Georgia beginning Tuesday morning until Wednesday afternoon.

A wintry mix is expected for central and southern parts of the state beginning Tuesday afternoon. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow are likely Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning.

David Ragan to race at SpeedFest this weekend

David Ragan to race at SpeedFest this weekend

Next month the Superbowl of NASCAR season kicks off with the Daytona 500.

Unadilla native David Ragan is in Cordele this weekend for a tune-up of sorts.

He along with Jeff Burton and Joe Nemechek will race Sunday in Speedfest.

Saturday is qualifying and Sunday the guys will race it out over 325 laps on the concrete that stretches about three tenths of a mile.

Parents speak out about school zoning plan

Parents speak out about school zoning plan

 

Dozens of parents filed into Perry High's auditorium to voice their concerns on the board's rezoning proposal.

MLK to get new memorial at Ga. State Capitol

MLK to get new memorial at Ga. State Capitol

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- After more than 80 years as the Georgia State Capitol's most prominent statue, the likeness of 19th century white supremacist politician and newspaperman Tom Watson was quietly removed the day after Thanksgiving.

That prompted some civil rights leaders to ask that it be replaced with a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.

State Representative Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) even introduced a bill to make it happen.

Central Georgia celebrates MLK Day

Central Georgia celebrates MLK Day

Several events are planned in Central Georgia to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Marches are being held in Macon, Warner Robins and Dublin.