Created: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:15:24 EST
Updated: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:15:24 EST
ATLANTA (AP) — The Governor's Office of Highway Safety plans a crackdown on DUI drivers during the Labor Day weekend travel period. Officials say law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be aggressively targeting DUI drivers during the holiday weekend. The state's anti-drunk driving efforts will run from today to Sept. 1.
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia State Board of Education member Barbara Hampton plans a public hearing in metro Atlanta on student progress and problems in public education. Officials say Hampton is hosting the hearing set for 7 o'clock Tuesday night at Dunwoody High School. It's for residents of the Sixth Congressional District.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Educators in a northeast Georgia county say this year's new students include about 48 children who are believed to have been part of an influx of immigrants from central America. A Hall County Schools spokesman says about 28 new students have come from Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and San Salvador.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Coca-Cola Co. says it will give an additional $1.5 million contribution to finance citrus greening research over the next three years. The contribution raises the company's total contribution to the Lake Alfred, Florida-based Citrus Research and Development Foundation to $3 million since 2011.