Police has everything under control

"Today's date is a good choice because heavy traffic is really starting up again after the holidays", says chief commissioner rainer scheckenbach. "On the electronic map in the truck we can read the driving and resting times for a whole month", he declares and stands in the lane to wave out a rough truck.
"The driver's card please", says head master diana weidner courtly. Patiently she waits and receives the card from a slightly nervous driver. Then she goes to the police car and sits down at the computer. Together with her young colleague in training, katharina panzer, she now reads off all the data. "His card expired, but he moved the truck anyway."

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Music from the net: spotify launches in germany

"We think this is a perfect spot for spotify."At spotify you can choose from a selection of over 16 million tracks. The music is then transferred directly on the internet without the data being stored as in the case of downloading. The technical term for this is streaming. Spotify says it has more than ten million active users, including three million with a paid subscription.

The swedes are already active in twelve other countries. Unresolved licensing issues have delayed the launch of spotify in germany so far. "There were significant hurdles to entering the german market," said ek. "But now we are in a good position."Spotify is already the second-largest source of revenue for record companies in the digital music business in europe. Since its launch in october 2008, spotify has paid around 200 million euros in royalties to the music industry. This benefits record companies as well as composers and artists.

The end of a long drought

For the first time this season, both points stayed in the realschulhalle: in the landesliga, the HC forchheim handball men defeated SV auerbach 30:26. But the success will probably not change anything about relegation.

HC forchheim – SV auerbach 30:26
after the good performance against lauf, coach matthias gieck had to improvise again this matchday. Fuhlt half the squad sab on the tribune and not on the players bench. In addition to the long-term injured, muckusch, sitzmann, engel and goalkeeper muller were missing. Already the preparation therefore did not go optimally, especially since radina and bauer were also stricken during the week.

Kitzingen and buchbrunn are in agreement

With only minor changes, the special-purpose agreement between the municipality of buchbrunn and the city of kitzingen on the discharge of wastewater into the kitzingen sewage treatment plant is off the table. In purely formal terms, the city council still has to give its approval.

The deal was preceded by months of tough negotiations. Mayor siegfried muller and his experts even took part in a meeting of the municipal council in the spring in order to dispel concerns. Besides mayor hermann queck, the entire council breathed a sigh of relief. The extent to which the municipality participates in the clarification plant and the maximum amount of wastewater and pollutant load that may be discharged are now regulated without any financial consequences.

In the fubball-bayernliga nord of the C-juniors the DJK don bosco bamberg won at FC coburg with 2:1. It was a good game with high entertainment value and an outcome that reflects an old football wisdom.

After the last two defeats against the supposed top favorites of the league, the tactical guidelines of coach hubert richter's djk-schutzlings were obvious from the start. From a massive defensive position, the guest tried to achieve success through individual pinpricks.

Protest against corona seizures in several german cities

Hundreds of people met in several german cities on monday evening for demonstrations against the corona restrictions.

Police in mecklenburg-vorpommern and thuringia in particular registered numerous participants, but there were also protests with several hundred people in saxony. In dresden, the islamophobic and xenophobic movement pegida demonstrated with 300 participants against the mabnahmen for the containment of the corona pandemic – only ten people took part in a counter-rally.

The two hobby historians from wiesentheide, werner steinhauser and bernd weiss, have had a lot to do in the past few days. For the two of them, it was a matter of selecting once again from a wealth of documents and pictures from the history of wiesentheid in the historic parish hall, what should now be shown on the display boards for the exhibition on the occasion of the 1100th anniversary of the market township. This saturday, 24. March is the opening of the show, which runs until sunday, 8 a.M. April can be seen on some days.

Weiss and steinhauser agree that one piece must be included in any case. It is the original plan of wiesentheid, part of a complete work dating from 1735. At that time, the whole of bavaria was surveyed in detail for the first time. "This is the best wiesentheid has to offer. It’s a thick book with every single parcel in it. Only what I have not found are the vineyards. For this reason, a lot of hops were grown in and around the village," says weiss.

The odyssey of a corridor monument

The sandstone marter that now stands in front of the proud pfadenhauer family home in dennach gives the impression that it has always stood here. On closer inspection, however, the attentive friend of the homeland could not fail to notice that, unlike the customary tortures of the 18th century, they were not carried out in the same way. Century is formed.

Thus, growing out of the ground, as it were, rises a new shaft of arrows that tapers upward and ends with a stepped capital. On the capital there is a massive essay from the 18th century. Century, where the sacred images are located. Under indented basket arches are reliefs depicting the crowning of mary by the trinity, st. Peter and st. Peter the apostle. Henry and the hl. Nepomuk, which unfortunately is damaged. On the fourth side, there used to be a painted metal panel, as evidenced by the dowel holes that are still in it. A stone sphere with a double-beam cross serves as the final piece of sculpture.

Fighting forest fires: firefighters complain about lack of helicopters

According to the german firefighters’ association, there is a lack of powerful transport helicopters that can be deployed immediately in the fight against forest fires.

"We don’t have quick access to helicopters that can transport coarse debris," association vice president hermann schreck told the german press agency.

The number of overnight stays in upper franconia increased by 270,000 in the first half of 2018 compared to 2013. This corresponds to an increase of around 13 percent. 2.36 million overnight stays were recorded by upper franconia’s lodging establishments in the first half of 2018, compared with just 2.09 million in the same period of 2013, according to the chamber of commerce for upper franconia bayreuth.

The city of bamberg remains the overnight cossus with 315 276 overnight stays, followed by bad staffelstein with 228 370 and bayreuth with 176 732 overnight stays.