MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday night clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
Best bet for today:
The Milledgeville Country Club and Mr. Bill Usery will present an Independence Day celebration. Fireworks will begin over Lake Sinclair around 9 pm. Bring your own picnic.
On this day:
The poem “America the Beautiful” by Katherine Lee Bates, a Wellesley College professor, was first published in the Congregationalist, a church publication, in 1895.
Georgia’s Old Capital Museum Society will host the eighth annual Artifact Identification Day in the museum’s
Native American Gallery July 12 from noon to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and everyone who attends is invited to bring found objects or family heirlooms. Items can include, but are not limited to: rocks, Indian artifacts, pottery, farm implements and Civil War items.
Our poll question for the week:
Do you think Baldwin County needs a stronger ordinance on property upkeep to combat blight? Vote online at www.unionrecorder.com
10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press :
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. 32 STATES TRAIL US AS A WHOLE IN JOB RECOVERY
Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
2. "CORPORATE PERSONHOOD" CHALLENGES "WE THE PEOPLE"
The latest "Hobby Lobby" ruling by the Supreme Court caps a legal principle that treats companies as individuals.
3. WHY U.S. WANTS MORE SECURITY AT FOREIGN AIRPORTS
Intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport security.