Movies in the Moonlight returns to Brookhaven

BROOKHAVEN — The Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department is bringing some outdoor fun to the city’s parks in September and October with the return of its Movies in the Moonlight series. First up is a Dive-In Movie featuring Raya and the Last Dragon slated for Friday, Sept.

Georgia Milestones scores take a hit due to coronavirus

Georgia elementary and secondary students scored slightly lower on end-of-course tests last spring, a trend state Department of Education (DOE) officials attributed to the disruptions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Also, fewer students took the tests than at the end of

Georgia students head to college amid COVID-19 surge

College students across Georgia are saying goodbye to mom and dad, hauling furniture up to their dorm rooms and making last-minute changes to their class schedules.  A new semester started Monday at Dalton State College and Georgia Gwinnett College, and the rest

National Play Outside Day is Saturday

National Play Outside Day happens a dozen times a year — it’s that important. The next occurrence is August 7, and as the summer season winds down, it’s a good time to make a habit of active play as a family. Playing

Gas prices in Atlanta near $3.00 per gallon

Atlanta gas prices have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.98/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,134 stations in Atlanta. Gas prices in Atlanta are 6.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand

Teach your kids these safety tips before they go online

With school starting up in many Georgia school districts next week, now is a good time to talk to your kids about online safety and being smart when using the Internet. The internet is an important educational tool for students, but online

How to know if your child is getting enough sleep

Families are gearing up for a new school year. New grades, new teachers and new schedules are on the horizon. To accommodate the shift from summer break, consistent bedtime routines are crucial. Many kids — and adults, for that matter — don’t

It’s time to talk to your kids about school safety

With schools starting back up soon, the Marietta Police Department is reminding everyone to start the year off safe by discussing back to school safety with your children. The department is asking you to ensure your children are familiar with general information

Here’s how you can weigh in on Georgia’s math standards

If you’ve ever complained about what your child is learning in math or how they are learning it, you actually have a chance to give input to state school officials. The Georgia Department of Education has posted new K-12 Mathematics Standards for

CDC says it’s OK for kids to return to in-person classes

(The Center Square) – The Center for Disease Control updated federal COVID guidance Friday with several major changes as schools around the country grapple with policies for students’ return in the fall. The CDC urged schools to allow students to return to

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