The Ferguson, Mo. grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to indict police officer Darren Wilson who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown following a scuffle Aug. 9. That decision will be announced at 9 p.m. Monday.
Wilson is white. Brown was black.
Though no repercussions are expected locally, you should be prepared.
Violence is possible. In an unscientific online poll run on barnesville.com and pikecountygeorgia.com, 250 of 484 respondents (51.65%) said rioting and looting are acceptable reactions if Wilson is not indicted.
By Lance Benzel - The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
From the wind- and rain-carved rocks of Ice Cave Cliffs, it’s easy to imagine you’re lost in a wilderness of imponderable scale — or peering somehow back in time.
Like the best magic, it’s an illusion.
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Single lane closures in Lamar and Pike counties will affect traffic this week, according to the Department of Transportation.
In Pike County, there will be brush and tree cutting along Highway 109 and 36 with single lane closure. In Lamar County, there will be brush and tree cutting along Highway 36 with single lane closure.
There will be night lane closures on I-75 in Henry County for construction of the new Georgia Express Lanes through Monday, Nov. 24, weather permitting. Crews plan to place a protective barrier wall in two-mile increments beginning at Highway 155 to Highway 138, from mile markers 216 to 228.