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63 teams compete in Georgia State School Bus Roadeo

63 teams compete in Georgia State School Bus Roadeo

Sherry Harris of Fayette County Public Schools, located about 25 miles south of Atlanta, won the Georgia School Bus Driver Safety Competition. For the first time the event featured propane-autogas…

Phillip Cruce passes away at 74

Twin Rivers Community — Phillip Cruce, 74, of the Twin Rivers Community, passed away Friday morning (June 7, 2013) at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup following an extended illness. A…

Beatrice Lewis passes away at 74

Hoboken- Beatrice Mary Dryden Lewis, 74, of Hoboken died Thursday evening (June 6, 2013) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross after an extended illness. Visitation will be held Sunday…

Damage to Central Avenue bridge averted

Damage to Central Avenue bridge averted

(UPDATE: Damage to a Central Avenue bridge was prevented after officials diverted water from a broken dam.) The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office has announcd that a dam break in the…

Georgia bans license plates with potentially-offensive references

Georgia has unveiled new rules banning references to guns, drugs and alcohol on personalized license plates. The new rules, which won’t become final until after July 9, also ban profanity,…

Some Georgia juvenile detention centers worst in nation for sexual assaults, federal study shows

A federal report shows that some of Georgia’s youth detention centers are among the nation’s worst for sexual assaults on inmates. Four Georgia lockups were included in a list of…

Senators press for answers on questionable VA management

Georgia Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss have sent letters to the secretary of Veterans Affairs looking for answers to a report outlining questionable management at the Atlanta VA Medical…

Brantley bus driver competes in Macon with propane school bus

Patricia Smith stood under a tent Thursday, her hair soaked and her eyes glued to a yellow school bus as it tried to parallel park. “It all comes down to…