Time to clean out out the closets, the attic, the garage, and make some money. Georgia's longest yard sale is just around the corner. Applications are now available for the 2018 Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale that stretches more than 200 miles along the Golden Isles Parkway, also known as U.S. 341, that runs through Perry. This year's event is March 9-10. Individuals and groups are invited to sell everything from antiques to dishes to clothes to toys to crafts to food along the route.
A renewed push to require drivers in Georgia to use hands-free cellphone technology has emerged after a House committee studied distracting driving. Two of the study committee members are from Houston County: state Rep. Shaw Blackmon, R-Bonaire, and state Rep. Heath Clark, R-Warner Robins. House Bill 673 prohibits the use of a cellphone, iPad, tablet, or other wireless devices without having a hands-free accessory.
A former detention officer for the Jones County Sheriff's Office has been indicted on a felony charge of impersonating a law enforcement officer. The indictment against 22-year-old Damion McCoy of Macon was handed up by a Houston County grand jury Tuesday. McCoy is accused of falsely holding himself out as a "Deputy Cooley" of the Jones County Sheriff's Office with the intent to mislead David Mumford, a reserve deputy with the same agency, according to the indictment.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".