1. Today's temperature is expected to reach triple digits again, and the Ready Georgia campaign wants to remind people of .
2. A 52-year-old pedestrian from Acworth died Friday night on Highway 92 just west of Wade Green Road. Herrera Mendez was not utilizing a crosswalk when a Nissan SUV struck him. Read details on .
3. The on Thursday voted to table a vote on the school system’s tentative budget for 2012-2013 and approved a spending plan that will enable the school system to make expenditures until the budget is approved in July.
4. Fourteen academic superstars from Canton were named to Georgia Southern University and Oglethorpe University Dean's Lists. See if someone you know is on either list.
5. Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. Wednesday for Canton's annual Independence Day Parade. The parade, which is typically held in downtown Canton, will take place in Riverstone this year because of ongoing construction in the area. Also, there will be no doggie parade and costume contest this year. Parade participants are asked to line up behind at 5 p.m. A fireworks show will follow at 7 p.m.
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