Barber Middle Winter Dance, Allatoona Concert
Here are the things you need to know before starting the day on Dec. 13.
1. Today is expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 59 and calm wind around 5 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Partly cloudy skies are in going into tonight, with a low around 42.
2. The Acworth community is giving back this holiday season. More than 240 students from Allatoona High School hosted 140 less fortunate children for the fourth annual "Shop With a Buc" program on Saturday. Find out more in this story about some of the community efforts in helping needy families.
3. Barber Middle School is holding its annual Winter Dance Performance at 7 p.m. today, meanwhile, Allatoona High School bands are presenting its Fourth Annual Winter Concert in the AHS Theatre from 7-8 p.m. Admission is free for both events.
4. Keep up with the news in your town and surrounding communities by tuning in to today's PatchCast at 6 p.m.
5. This Day in History: On Dec. 13, 1918, President Wilson arrived in France, becoming the first U.S. president to visit Europe while in office. On this day in 1978, The U.S. Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar—the first U.S. coin honoring a woman.