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By Chris Winders | June 09, 2021

With Our-Hometown you can create an automated podcast from your website, by generating audio episodes from any article. We have built tools to integrate any 3rd party content management system into our podcast pipeline simply with an RSS feed available on any website. Step 1: You publish articles on your website exactly as you do today. Step 2: The articles […]

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By Chris Winders | June 01, 2021

With Our-Hometown you can create an automated podcast from your website, by generating audio episodes from any article. We have built tools to integrate any 3rd party content management system into our podcast pipeline simply with an RSS feed available on any website. Step 1: You publish articles on your website exactly as you do today. Step 2: The articles […]

Hail falls all over Clarke County

By Chris Winders | April 30, 2021

Hail from nickle to golf ball and larger sizes rained down on Clarke County from Jackson to Thomasville Saturday afternoon as a sudden storm system blew through. Above are just some of the hail collected by citizens. Daniel Heath shows a handful at his home on the Dummy Line Road south of Thomasville, Laine Bolen with various sizes in Jackson, […]

Snake, Rattle and Roll

By Chris Winders | April 29, 2021

Local hiking trails are starting to see more activity as summer approaches, and not just from humans. Rattlesnakes are out and about. As temperatures rise, rattlers leave their dens to spend more time sunning themselves and hunting, which can pose a challenge for unwary hikers and their pets, or even homeowners walking into their backyards. Experts say a person is […]

Eagle Eye 2

By Chris Winders | April 23, 2021

EAGLE EYE—Newbury Park resident Ben Kuo pictured at Satwiwa Trailhead on Sunday. Kuo used his skills with satellite imagery to help law enforcement agencies find a lost hiker in the Angeles National Forest last week who went missing for over a day. Photo by RICHARD GILLARD, Acorn Newspapers.

Eagle Eye

By Chris Winders | April 23, 2021

EAGLE EYE—Newbury Park resident Ben Kuo pictured at Satwiwa Trailhead on Sunday. Kuo used his skills with satellite imagery to help law enforcement agencies find a lost hiker in the Angeles National Forest last week who went missing for over a day. Photo by RICHARD GILLARD, Acorn Newspapers.

Catching hail, and wind, too

By Chris Winders | April 16, 2021

Parts of Clarke County saw hail early Friday, April 9. Jonathan Hutto photographed the ground covered with golf-ball size hail near Coffeeville. Loftin Harrison picked up hail comparative to a baseball in Bashi. Around 2 or 3 a.m. Saturday, April 10, a storm system roared through, dumping more hail in some areas and downing trees on homes and power lines. […]

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By Chris Winders | April 09, 2021

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St. Paschal’s fish fry a sure sign of Easter

By Chris Winders | April 07, 2021

Troy Miller, 14, brings food to a car March 26 during a drive-thru Lenten Fish Fry at St. Paschal Baylon Church in Thousand Oaks. Chris Newton fries fish fillets for the event hosted by the church’s men’s club. Due to the pandemic, the fish fry, normally a sit-down affair on Fridays during Lent, was converted to a drive-thru. Photos by […]