State adds Twitter section, the Web site associated with The Modesto Bee newspaper, has launched a special section to highlight activity of Modesto interest on the rapidly growing Twitter micro-blogging site.

The section includes the latest "tweets" - messages of 140 characters or less - posted by The Bee, its staff and leading Twitter users in Modesto and surrounding communities in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

Featured "tweeters" will be rotated on the section from week to week. The section is at

To follow The Bee's general news feed on Twitter, go to

To follow The Bee's sports feed on Twitter, go to