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PORT WENTWORTH, Georgia - Michael C. Adams, 76, U.S. Air Force retiree and husband of Geraldine Adams, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2015. A service with military honors will be held at a later date.

Port Wentworth, Georgia Vacation Rentals

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Port Wentworth Elementary Back in Session

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - Port Wentworth Elementary School is right across the street from the sugar refinery. No one was inside the school during the explosion. School was canceled on Friday so officials could use the building as a command post.

VIDEO: Port Wentworth police nab grocery store burglar

Port Wentworth police officers interrupted a suspect attempting to burglarize a grocery store Wednesday night. Police were dispatched to the Food Lion at the intersection of Ga. 21 and Ga. 30 after an alarm was tripped, said police Sgt. Brian Phinney.

Big slow-down on Hwy 21 SB at Jimmy Deloach Pkwy due to crash

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - A wreck on Hwy 21 southbound near the Jimmy Deloach Parkway had one of the southbound lanes shut down for about an hour Tuesday morning. Two cars were involved and two people were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Port Wentworth man arrested on charges of sexual exploitation

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WJCL) — A Port Wentworth man is in jail after an Effingham County investigation that uncovered alleged sexual exploitation of children. Eddie R. Castro, 39, was arrested at his Port Wentworth home Monday morning as the result of an ...

Port Wentworth man arrested, charged with sexual exploitation of - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - A 39-year-old Port Wentworth man was arrested for sexual exploitation of children on Monday after a lengthy investigation. Eddie R. Castro was arrested on Monday in his Braxton Manor home in Port Wentworth after the Effingham ...

Effingham Deputies arrest man for child pornography

Port Wentworth, GA - Officials with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office say they arrested a man for Sexual Exploitation of Children Monday morning. 39-year-old Eddie Castro was arrested at his Port Wentworth home after investigators removed a computer ...

Language Barriers for Spanish-speaking Latinos: Port Wentworth, GA Appoints First Bilingual Chief Judge

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Port Wentworth, Ga. While also acting as the municipal court judge for Thunderbolt, Ga., as well as the Judge Pro-Tempore in Savannah's Recorder's Court. But, beyond his title and his parade of commitments, Cole is the first Spanish ...

America's Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in Port Wentworth, GA

Savannah, GA – Jennifer Segrest, on the run for the past two years, was arrested by members of the Savannah Office of the United States Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Port Wentworth Police Department and the Chatham County ...

Savannah area cities among safest, least safe in Ga., study finds

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — The area around Savannah contains some of the safest —and least safe —cities in Georgia according to a recent online study pulled from the most recent statistics. Both Richmond…

This Week in the Politics of Energy and Conflict

Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict: Global Energy Advisoryvia OilPrice.com 27th February 2015 Al-Shabaab Reaches for Stature The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab—pushed back in Somalia largely by Afr…

BODY CAM VIDEO: Man caught trying to rob grocery store

Andre Maurice Plaines, Sr. (Photo courtesy of Port Wentworth Police) PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WJCL) — A local grocery store burglary didn’ t go as planned for one man this week. A masked man, later identi…

Port Wentworth man arrested on charges of sexual exploitation

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WJCL) — A Port Wentworth man is in jail after an Effingham County investigation that uncovered alleged sexual exploitation of children. Eddie R. Castro, 39, was arrested at his P…

Kim Birge, Chatham County sued in disputed missing Probate Court funds (GA)

The families of five children of victims of the 2008 fire and explosion at the Imperial Sugar Refinery on Thursday sued former Probate Court clerk Kim Birge, Chatham County and a bank for the alleged …

Newsgathering travels: From Tuktoyaktuk in the Northwest Territories to Churchill, Manitoba to Middle Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia, and a few places in between

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Flagging operation to cause traffic delays in Port Wentworth

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WJCL) — Flagging operations are expected to cause some minor delays in Port Wentworth on Thursday and Friday, officials said. Crews are working on bridge construction over Grange…

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Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in PORT WENTWORTH GEORGIA ?

In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]


Campaign in PORT WENTWORTH GEORGIA: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.


Avoiding cyberbullyng in PORT WENTWORTH GEORGIA

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites.

Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

Why Cyberbullying is Different

Kids who are being cyberbullied are often bullied in person as well. Additionally, kids who are cyberbullied have a harder time getting away from the behavior.

  • Cyberbullying can happen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and reach a kid even when he or she is alone. It can happen any time of the day or night.
  • Cyberbullying messages and images can be posted anonymously and distributed quickly to a very wide audience. It can be difficult and sometimes impossible to trace the source.
  • Deleting inappropriate or harassing messages, texts, and pictures is extremely difficult after they have been posted or sent.

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Effects of Cyberbullying

Cell phones and computers themselves are not to blame for cyberbullying. Social media sites can be used for positive activities, like connecting kids with friends and family, helping students with school, and for entertainment. But these tools can also be used to hurt other people. Whether done in person or through technology, the effects of bullying are similar.

Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to:

  • Use alcohol and drugs
  • Skip school
  • Experience in-person bullying
  • Be unwilling to attend school
  • Receive poor grades
  • Have lower self-esteem
  • Have more health problems

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Frequency of Cyberbullying

The 2010-2011 School Crime Supplement (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying.

The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey finds that 15% of high school students (grades 9-12) were electronically bullied in the past year.

Research on cyberbullying is growing. However, because kids’ technology use changes rapidly, it is difficult to design surveys that accurately capture trends.

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