News for Thursday, March 31, 2011



Our Opinion: Adrian's Island tunnel plan sidetracked

You may want to postpone packing the basket for a picnic on Adrian’s Island.

Prediction: Early site permit debate to begin this session

Supporters Wednesday predicted that lawmakers this session will debate a plan allowing a utility company to seek an early site permit from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and have consumers pay the application costs — if the company wins that permit.

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Auxvasse seeks to improve safety at new crosswalk

When fifth-grader Crystal Johnson, 10, approaches the crosswalk at the intersection of Ann Street and Route E, she stops, looks both ways, then darts across.

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Fulton school board candidates face teacher questions

Candidates for the Fulton School Board gathered at the high school Wednesday afternoon to answer questions and concerns from the Fulton Certified Teachers’ Association.