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Gun carry rights expanded in Ga…some churches, schools and government buildings

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:46 pm

ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances. Following mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns while others like Georgia have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing that

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New Haven school calendar maker plans for worst, hopes for best next winter

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:29 am

New Haven School District Superintendent Kyle Kruse has a message for Mother Nature: Fool me once, shame of you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Not wanting to be fooled two years in a row, Kruse was taking steps to prepare for aonther bad winter. “We lined up more snow days than usual,” he told the New Haven School District board at its regular monthly session last Thursday night. The

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  • Aaron Peirick to be recommended as Shamrocks boys’ head basketball coach

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:26 am

    New Haven JV Head Coach Aaron Peirick will be recommended as the next Varsity boys' head coach.

    Two years into his coaching career, Aaron Peirick is about to be handed a plum assignment. Peirick is expected to be recommended May 1 for the head coaching job of the Varsity boys Shamrocks. Superintendent Kyle Kruse confirmed to the Leader that Peirick, now the Junior Varsity boys’ head coach, will be recommended to succeed longtime Varsity Head Coach Ray Steinhoff. The New Haven School Board of Directors is scheduled

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  • New Haven moves forward on levee-upgrade project

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:11 am

    A portion of the levee protecting Downtown New Haven.

    New Haven city officials have agreed to move forward with the first step in obtaining federal certification of the levee protecting Downtown. The Board of Aldermen last week authorized City Administrator Steve Roth to negotiate a contract with consultants Klingner & Associates for the initial work to bring the levee in line with the most recent 100-Year Flood levels of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For a full story,

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New Haven JV Head Coach Aaron Peirick will be recommended as the next Varsity boys' head coach.

Aaron Peirick to be recommended as Shamrocks boys’ head basketball coach

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:26 am

Two years into his coaching career, Aaron Peirick is about to be handed a plum assignment. Peirick is expected to be recommended May 1 for the head coaching job of the Varsity boys Shamrocks. Superintendent Kyle Kruse confirmed to the Leader that Peirick, now the Junior Varsity boys’ head coach, will be recommended to succeed longtime Varsity Head Coach Ray Steinhoff. The New Haven School Board of Directors is scheduled

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  • New Haven board OKs boost in ball field rentals

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:22 am

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    It will cost organizations a little more this summer to use Lions and Bock fields and the concesssion stand. The New Haven Board of Aldermen last week approved bumping the rental fee from $17.50 to $25 for the fields and from $10 to $15 for the concession stand. The fees are assessed on a a per-day (or night) basis, rather than per-game. For a full version, see this week’s Leader.

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  • national championship game news

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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    national championship game new click below http://collegebasketball.ap.org/newhavenleader

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Gun carry rights expanded in Ga…some churches, schools and government buildings

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:46 pm

ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons, as the governor signed a bill allowing them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances. Following mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns while others like Georgia have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing that

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  • New Haven school calendar maker plans for worst, hopes for best next winter

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:29 am

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    New Haven School District Superintendent Kyle Kruse has a message for Mother Nature: Fool me once, shame of you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Not wanting to be fooled two years in a row, Kruse was taking steps to prepare for aonther bad winter. “We lined up more snow days than usual,” he told the New Haven School District board at its regular monthly session last Thursday night. The

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  • Deadline approaches to be listed on New Haven Citywide Yard Sale map

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 7:18 am

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    Thursday is the last day to have your yard sale listed on the map of the Spring Fling Citywide Yard Sale, set for Saturday, May 3. The yard sale is sponsored by the New Haven Area Chamber of Commerce and the map is a jointly sponsored by the Chamber and the New Haven Leader. To be included, call the Leader at (573) 237-3222 or contact us by e-mail at leader@fidnet.com.

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New Haven board OKs boost in ball field rentals

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:22 am

It will cost organizations a little more this summer to use Lions and Bock fields and the concesssion stand. The New Haven Board of Aldermen last week approved bumping the rental fee from $17.50 to $25 for the fields and from $10 to $15 for the concession stand. The fees are assessed on a a per-day (or night) basis, rather than per-game. For a full version, see this week’s Leader.

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  • Call goes out for New Haven Fair Queen candidates, sponsors

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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    It’s that time of year again: Work is in full swing on selecting this year’s New Haven Community Youth Fair Queen. Kathryn Spore of the Queen Contest Committee said plans are under way for this year’s contest, set for Friday, July 11. This year’s Fair is set for July 11 and 12. This means its also time for committee members to ask for support from area merchants for the girls

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  • New Haven residents reminded about map of upcoming Citywide Yard Sale

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm

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    This year’s Spring Fling Citywide Yard Sale and BBQ is less than a month away. The event is set for Saturday, May 3, with sales beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing until the last fine collectible has been sold. A map of the locations of the yard sales will be published in the New Haven Leader on Wednesday, April 29. For a full version, see this week’s Leader.

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