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Volunteer Opportunity: Adopt-a-Highway

The Honors Programming Board has set up an Adopt-a-Highway for Sunday, April 17th at 1:00pm. The Honor’s Program is looking for 25 volunteers to help cleanup a 3 mile stretch of road. 130 more words

Opportunities

Today in 1985: First Adopt-a-Highway sign goes up

Today in 1985, the first-ever Adopt-a-Highway sign is erected on Texas’s Highway 69. The highway was adopted by the Tyler Civitan Club, which committed to picking up trash along a designated two-mile stretch of the road. 165 more words

History

First Amendment Rights DO Have Limits!

What to do when the most notorious racist organization in the nation claims that they are being discriminated against?  This is the dilemma facing the Georgia Supreme Court this week as they begin hearing arguments about whether the KKK has, in fact, a constitutional right to “Adopt-A-Highway” and have “IKK Realm of GA, Ku Klux Klan” appear on a highway sign. 610 more words

Social Commentary

Ku Klux Klan Gets Unlikely Ally In Effort To Adopt A Highway In Georgia

For years, the Ku Klux Klan have fought to join Georgia’s “Adopt-A-Highway” program. Now, they might be one step closer towards their goal with, ironically, the help of a civil rights organization. 387 more words

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Let the Klan have their damn road.

The battle between the Georgia Department of Transportation and a north Georgia chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has been raging on for over three years now, usurping valuable resources, time, and money of taxpayers. 532 more words

State Level Stuff

Service Opportunity: Adopt-a-Highway

The Honors Programming Board has set up an Adopt-a-Highway for Sunday, September 27th at 1:00pm. Students will meet at Top Taggart field parking lot right next to Wheeler Pavilion. 116 more words

Opportunities

Lathrop City Council Balks At Cost Of Highway Cleanup Plan

By Kelly Ryan

LATHROP (CBS13) — The Lathrop City Council opted against an adopt-a-highway program that would clean up its litter problem.

Residents in Lathrop say they’ve had enough with mounting trash along Interstate 5 through their city. 152 more words

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