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Don't blame the plan

Lee Waterfield admitted publicly Tuesday she's a tree-hugger at heart. But her comments about the... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Democrats rally for a comeback

Sen. Julian Carroll says he's confident Democrats will control the state Senate within a year.... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Change afoot in schools

The Franklin County school system is about to take the next step in its strategic planning... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Independent study limit on the table

It was the first reading, but at least the fourth public discussion of whether to restrict the... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Hello kitty

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County drops open space rule

Open space got squashed Friday. Perhaps temporarily. Franklin County Fiscal Court voted 4-3 to... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Ballet boogie at the Grand

Eighty young ballet dancers will take the stage in the Grand Theatre's first live performance... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Troubled day care reopens

The former Children's Universe day care center - shut down by the state in July for deficiencies... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Spending dispute splits city

Two key city officials oppose draining the city's $14 million reserve to fund the Public... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Out of Katrina, back in kitchen

Two chefs who once worked together at Treasure Bay Casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are now... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Host gone but his rules remain

It will be some time before new Commerce Cabinet Secretary George Ward hires someone to fill his... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Rezoning refusal appealed

The Noel farm developers are appealing the denial by the City Commission of their application to... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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'Dreamer' spurs an extra thrill

Alice Schwartz had no dreams of seeing herself on the big screen. When she heard about the open... More

  • By HILLARY CANADA State Journal Staff Writer
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