February 29, 2020

I confess that I’ve always loved peas. When I was a young child, frozen peas were sold as rectangular bricks that were a tad bigger than the diameter of Mama’s pot. A corner or two of peas flew off whenever she tried to force them into the boiling water. I ran around p...

February 28, 2020

A local television news report on Thursday drew local attention to the legal dealings of county executive candidate Nathan Wooten. The Planet had a peep into documents filed in Dade Superior Court Friday morning. Here's a rundown:

Bobby Fryar Trucking, a 50-year-old tru...

February 28, 2020

CHI Memorial’s mobile lung CT coach will be at Primary Healthcare in Trenton on Monday, March 16, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Lung cancer screening is a test to look for signs of lung cancer in otherwise healthy people. The low-dose CT scan shows a 3-D image of your lungs that...

February 26, 2020

A lawsuit filed by the brother of a pedestrian killed in 2018 by a Dade County school bus will not, as scheduled, go to trial in Dade Superior Court this April. The lawsuit was settled out of court last month for an undisclosed amount.

(Photo: Obituary photo of Linda D...

Dear Parents and Community Members,

I am very proud of the accomplishments our school system has seen in the past few years. As Superintendent, I have witnessed the hard work and dedication of our teachers and staff as they strive to achieve excellence in providing an e...

February 26, 2020

New DCHS football coach Jeff Poston (center, with yellow tie) poses with Superintendent Jan Harris (left), new assistant coach Charles Hammon (right) and members of the school board.

Dade County Superintendent of Schools Jan Harris announced Tuesday that she and the sch...

February 24, 2020

With drug overdoses harming the families of our nation and hindering economic growth, Clayton Fuller, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress GA-14 released the following statement outlining his plan to combat this epidemic.

Other local candidates who wish to air their...

February 24, 2020

The Georgia Historic Preservation Division is now accepting applications for the Georgia Centennial Farm Award. To qualify, your farm should have been operating for 100 years with a minimum of 10 acres, produce at least $1,000 in annual farm-generated income, and retai...

February 24, 2020

The Georgia State Patrol provided the following report on today's highway crash at the I-24/59 split.

At approximately 11:11 a.m., Post 41 Troopers responded to the I-24 West/I-59 South interchange. The driver of a black Dodge Ram was traveling on I-24 and realized he w...

February 24, 2020

The Dade County Historical Society announces its third annual Cemetery Walk, which will take place on Saturday afternoon, April 25, hour to be announced later. This year we'll feature Sarah’s Chapel Cemetery in Morganville. This cemetery was begun in the early 1840s by...

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February 24, 2020

The entire family has a chance to try something new at our Leap Day Lunge at Cloudland Canyon State Park! To celebrate Leap Day this year, we are offering two different volunteer-led trail experiences in the park this Saturday starting at 10 a.m. We are encouraging eve...

February 24, 2020

It’s that time of year again, Girl Scout Cookie season. Girl Scouts will be out in our area starting this Friday at 4 p.m. to help you with your cookie cravings.

Cookie choices include: Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Do-Si-Dos, Samoas, Trefoils and our brand new Lemon UP, all...

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