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Blackshear mayor thinks cost of renovation is too high

One cost estimate for renovating the Blackshear Hanging Jail is upwards of $455,000, but Mayor Tom Davis is vowing to proceed with the project only if the price tag is…

Hinesville man wins $1 million in lottery

Alexander Rivera, a Hinesville resident, has won a $1 million top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Georgia Lottery Black. Rivera, who retired five months ago from the U.S.…

Community shocked by sex allegations at high school

As television news trucks rolled into town last week, many in Charlton County were shocked to learn about their reason for being here. “I couldn’t believe it,” said Julie Hall…

Camden agencies to split $2.5 million from Cisco racketeering suit

Camden County will get about $1.2 million and other agencies will split a similar amount under a court order dispersing the proceeds of a civil racketeering suit filed against the…

Glynn sheriff arrests man wanted on Connecticut child porn charges

A man wanted in Connecticut on child pornography and obscenity charges is in the Glynn County jail awaiting extradition, the Sheriff’s Office said. Working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation,…

Jesup man pleads guilty to child expoitation, pornography

Stephen A. Keating, 52, of Jesup pleaded guilty Tuesday before Chief United States District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to three counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in relation…

Washington Post was forced into finally revealing drone base secret

Newspaper editors are always conscious of the need to balance the public’s right to know with the requirements of national security. And, most often, they oblige governments by acceding to…

US newspapers accused of complicity as drone report reopens security debate

US newspapers accused of complicity as drone report reopens security debate

US news organisations are facing accusations of complicity after it emerged that they bowed to pressure from the Obama administration not to disclose the existence of a secret drone base…

Deal backs effort to lower HOPE grant GPA

Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, House Speaker David Ralston and state Rep. Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna), announced today a proposal that will lower to its original level…