July 9th, 2014
North Adams Community School board voted to approve bus driver compensation to be on a daily rate instead of a mileage rate.
Business Manager Larry Carty voiced concerns about the drivers who were on shorter routes, but transporting the most children. “We have some who have three stops but also pick up 90 children. We need to pay them for their service, not their mileage.”
The Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps, an independent ensemble from Georgia conmprised of 150 members age 15 to 22, took the field at Worthman Stadium in Decatur Tuesday afternoon to practice for a performance later that night in Fort Wayne.
Jim Voglewede Jr. took his seat Tuesday as the newest member of the North Adams school board.
Bellmont High School product Brian Hakes had a busy and productive Fourth of July weekend of baseball with wood bats.
Richard P. Davis, 76, Bryant, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Four people applied for the position of Adams County Highway Department superintendent to replace the retiring Mark Mitchel, but only one made Adams County Commissioners an offer they couldn’t refuse.
Lawn chairs, coolers, blankets and families were familiar sights Friday evening during the annual Decatur Fourth of July festivities at Riverside Park.
Monroe Town Council members have agreed to hold off on street repairs for one more year.
Sheldon L. Harris, 74, Winchester, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Randolph Nursing Home in Winchester.
He was born June 6, 1940, in Union City, to the late Rexford and Kathleen O. (Lorton) Harris.
Hulda Kleinknight, 96, Berne, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
She was born Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1918, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Daniel P. and Catherine (Habegger) Steury.