MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent. Tuesday night mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
On this day:
Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is observed on April 22. First celebrated in 1970 in the United States, it inspired national legislation such as the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Earth Day is designed to promote ecology, encourage respect for life on earth, and highlight concern over pollution of the soil, air, and water.
Best bet for today:
Milledgeville City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Before the meeting, enjoy the Milledgeville Market Farmers Market Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the new city pavilion.
Georgia’s Old Capital Museum Society will hold its annual spring fundraiser Moonlight on the Capitol: Moonlight and Magnolias April 25 from 6-10 p.m. at 201 E. Greene St. For more details check out our story: http://tinyurl.com/m5uvhxp
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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. WHO HAS HARSH WORDS FOR SOUTH KOREA FERRY CREW
President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ship committed "unforgivable, murderous acts," leaving more than 300 dead or missing.
2. BOSTON READY FOR SECOND-LARGEST RACE
Amid tight security, 36,000 runners will take part in the city's marathon one year after a terrorist attack turned this sporting event into a tragedy.