MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to15 mph. Saturday night mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
On this day:
Today is National Licorice Day, celebrating black licorice, its history, health benefits and word renown as a delightful confection — www.ilovelicorice.com. If you’re just not into licorice, it’s also national Drop Everything and Read Day. National DEAR Day is a special reading celebration to remind and encourage families to make reading together on a daily basis a family priority. National DEAR Day falls on author Beverly Cleary's birthday.
Best bets for today:
The Green Farmer’s Market (formerly known as the Greenway Farmer’s Market) is open at the
new Market Park Pavilion downtown from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be live music, fresh produce and other vendors.
Congressman Paul Broun will host a town hall at Allen’s Market, 104 E. McIntosh St. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more details: http://tinyurl.com/ome2msc
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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. HOPES GETTING HIGHER IN SEARCH FOR PLANE'S BLACK BOXES
Australia's prime minister says authorities are confident they're hearing signals from the recording devices. But it's a race against time as the batteries weaken.
2. A COLLEGE TOUR THAT TURNED TRAGIC
A Northern California crash involving a FedEx tractor-trailer and a bus carrying high school students to visit Humboldt State University killed 10 people.