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  1. Statesboro PD: 3-week-old infant died of accidental asphyxiationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... to the death of a 3-week-old infant. After an investigation and the completion of an autopsy report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab, the baby's cause of death was determined to be accidental asphyxiation. Anyone with information ...


  2. Sassafras Mountain to be more accessibleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Pickens Sentinel

    ... fund-raising for the Sassafras Mountain observation platform, which will allow views into North Carolina and Georgia, has reached about $500,000, sufficient to move forward with construction of the platform. Construction of the platform will likely ...


  3. Journeys Kidz, Leonisa Will Open at North Point MallRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago |

    ... The 2,355-square-foot store, located on lower level near center court, will be the retailer's third location in Georgia. AT&T, a leading phone service provider, will move its current kiosk location to a 1,714-square-foot-store this summer and will ...


  4. Hey, Remember Georgia's Biggest Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Peach Pundit

    With all the RFRA ruckus, it's easy to forget that Georgia is in the middle of a full-blown transportation crisis. The state currently has no way to fund the transportation system it needs right now, let alone any way to pay for the kind of infrastructure that would accommodate and encourage economic growth in the future.


  5. As 2015 Session Winds Down, 2016 Elections Come in FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Peach Pundit

    As we are in the final stretch of the 2015 Legislative Session, barring a special session, the focus will soon turn to the 2016 elections. While the main focus will be on the Presidential race, Georgia will have at least two contest statewide races: United States Senate and Public Service Commission, District 2. Sen. Johnny Isakson announced back in November that he would be seeking re-election to the United States Senate.


  6. National energy policy hits homeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Coastal Courier

    Benita Dodd is vice president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, an independent think tank that says it proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy. Georgia boasts no native sources of fossil fuel - coal, natural gas or oil - yet the energy industry fuels this state's economy just as surely as if it were the epicenter of operations.


  7. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    ... summit attendees, probably do, too. But, it seems, for some people -- such as Rep. Tom Graves, a Republican leading Georgia's 14th Congressional District and author of the Defund Obamacare Act -- education has been of little value. Or certainly a ...


  8. Deputies Arrest 2 Following Sex Offender Registry CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago |

    Two Canton residents have been charged following an operation to confirm the registration of several sex offenders living at an extended stay motel. Christopher Sloan, 43, and Tristen Cruz, 40, were both arrested Monday evening following the operation, which was performed by investigators with the Cherokee Sheriff's Office and probation officers with the Georgia Department of Corrections.


  9. Senate OKs bill guaranteeing autism insurance for childrenRead the original story

    40 min ago | WTVC

    The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill requiring insurers to offer $30,000 of insurance coverage for treating autism in children. The compromise measure was approved 54-0 Tuesday after Lt.


  10. Self-Described - Patriot' in Georgia Charged With Planting Backpack BombRead the original story

    42 min ago | The Family Badge

    The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta was among those listed and put on a heightened state of security after the backpack was discovered. Various media outlets have reported that the backpack bomber's intention apparently was to frighten the public and spread fear of Islamic terrorism.


  11. Some Kind of Hate: Ringgold rockers, melodic punks, and gross-out grindRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Ringgold-based garage trio the Mumzees, one of the pleasant surprises of last summer's Meltasia, have a new album out March 31. Reverb-drenched garage from Georgia is alive and well in 2015 thanks to Ringgold-based youngsters the Mumzees. The three-piece creates its own take on contemporary Burger cassettes and Subpop Singles Club cuts of yore, as heard on surprisingly slick full-length Heavy Desert , out on CD and cassette March 31 via Broken Hip Records .


  12. Talking with... Rene HeidtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connect Savannah

    ... to find the Miocene and Pliocene goodies. "There's certain places you look in a bank for fossils, like above the Georgia clay," she says. "That's where the fossils settle." The Savannah River is a great place to hunt for fossils because people have ...


  13. Humane Society receives 50K giftRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia has received one of the largest donations in the organization's history-a $50,000 planned gift from the estate of the late Conrad Holsten. "This gift is significant for the Humane Society is so many ways,' said Executive Director Julie Edwards in a press statement.


  14. DeKalb County Cannot Train New Jail EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Georgia's law enforcement certification agency has forbidden the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office from training new recruits for its jail as a result of an investigation into the death of a recruit during training in 2013. According to WSB-TV, the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council ruled on Monday that the office would not be allowed to conduct training programs until POST completes an investigation into the death of recruit George Ward and the DeKalb County District Attorney decides whether to file criminal charges.


  15. Georgia senators defeat measure targeting children of illegal immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    The Georgia Senate rejected a proposal Tuesday to prohibit all illegal immigrants in Georgia - including those brought to the U.S. as children - from getting a driver's license. Senators defeated a floor amendment brought by Sen. Josh McKoon , R-Columbus, that would have extended the ban on driver's licenses to illegal immigrants who have received "deferred action" on their legal status in America through an executive order issued by President Barack Obama .


  16. Report released on officer's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... to the report, they registered blood alcohol content of 0.083 and 0.087 percent. The legal limit for DUI in Georgia for a person over 21 is 0.08 percent. Cato was then transported to the Troup County Jail and charged with DUI and failure to maintain ...


  17. Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... hopes the more business comes to town, the more people will want to relocate here. This is the chain's first central Georgia location. Brothers Armando and Alexus Ibarra made sure to be first in line at 8 a.m. Chipotle brings about 30 new jobs to ...


  18. Georgia's top cities for young familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... a report from, one of the biggest attractions is the lower cost of living -- the median home price in Georgia is just $128,100. The personal finance website found the average population of the top cities for young families in Georgia ...


  19. Athens business owner's 10ft-tall metal rooster goes missing from storefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Because the rooster was worth an estimated $3,000, the culprit could face felony charges with a maximum of ten years in jail Police in Georgia are hunting for a thief who made off with a 10ft-tall, 300lb metal rooster installed outside a local business. Bonnie Harris, who owns Lexington Vintage in Athens, reported the crime to authorities on Saturday morning after she discovered the colorful animal sculpture had gone.


  20. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... the nation's largest public utility, serves 9 million people in parts of Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - Police are searching for a gunman ...