Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @MitchAClarke
I was 14, I think, when I got my first byline in a newspaper. It was a story about the Blakely Packers, a youth football team in my hometown, and the article appeared in the Early County News, which, fortunately for me, would publish a lot of my stories over the next seven or eight years.
More than 80 people, including at least 10 in North Georgia, have been arrested in eight southeastern states for crimes involving child exploitation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Friday.
The largest outbreak of measles in the United States in more that two decades is completely preventative if parents will make sure their children are given the safe, reliable vaccine, the deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services said Friday morning.