Coach Matt Turner takes the helm for the Gilmer Buckeyes
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt Turner, longtime offensive coordinator in Gilmer High School’s football program, was named head coach and athletic director Monday night by the Gilmer school board. Turner, the lone finalist f...
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A tank bearing the flag of southern Yemeni seperatist movement, which was confiscated from a military depot, is driven on a street in the southern city of Aden on March 27, 2015Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed rebel camps in Yemen Friday in a second day of strikes as embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt for talks with Arab allies. A months-long rebellion by Shiite fighters has escalated into a regional conflict that threatens to tear apart the impoverished state at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia has vowed to do "whatever it takes" to prevent Hadi's fall, accusing Shiite Iran of "aggression" and backing the Huthi rebels' power grab. Amid the air raids and scattered fighting, a call for a ceasefire was issued by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, suspected of being allied with the rebels.


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FILE - In this March 3, 2015 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is backing Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader. Reid issued his endorsement Friday morning, shortly after announcing he would be retiring next year instead of running for re-election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as leader of a party desperate to regain the Senate majority.


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New Census Bureau Population Estimates:
Upshur County Now Has More Than 40,000 People
by CENSUS BUREAU
Mar 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Villages, Fla., Nation’s Fastest-Growing Metro Area for Second Year in a Row Florida was home to the nation's fastest growing metro area from 2013 to 2014, according to new U.S. Census Bureau m...
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