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Two shot after July 4 party near Brunswick

Two men were shot early Friday in a conference center parking lot after the end of a July 4 party, police said. jacksonville.com.…

Funeral notice: Blake Loyd, 57

Blake Austin Loyd, 57, of Nahunta died suddenly Thursday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross. Visitation will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday followed by funeral service at 3…

Waycross man charged with double homicide in Donalsonville

Waycross man charged with double homicide in Donalsonville

47-year old DanTony Swinson of Waycross is charged with double homicide.…

Sea Island celebration underway

Sea Island Celebration, 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, The Cloister and Beach Club. Includes bike tours, contests, games and nightly movies. Features Stars and Stripes Junior Tennis…

Man wanted on multiple sex offenses on child in Jacksonville caught in Savannah

Man wanted on multiple sex offenses on child in Jacksonville caught in Savannah

A man wanted by Jacksonville police on multiple sex-offense charges involving a child was arrested Wednesday in Savannah, Ga. jacksonville.com.…

School lunch choices

Last August, Georgia students returned to school and found some familiar friends missing from their cafeterias — sodium, fat and sugar. This school year, processed grains continue their exit. UGA.…

How craft breweries have transformed six cities

As the breweries churned out beer, they drew visitors and eventually new, young residents – and more small businesses. Source: Macon Telegraph  Piggly Wiggly to close in Tifton Source: Tifton Gazette  Once-stalled…

The promise of independence

“In retrospect, it is easy to forget that the approval of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, was a revolutionary act. As Americans, we have celebrated the Fourth…

UGA study shows community adversity a big factor in obesity

The study looked at community on a larger scale than just household environments. It takes into account unemployment rates, poverty, the types of restaurants in an area and other aspects…

Lake McIntosh in Fayette County now officially open

 Lake McIntosh in Fayette County now officially open The 650-acre lake is situated along portions of the west side of Peachtree City and straddles the Fayette-Coweta County line. Source: Fayette Citizen…

Former Richmond County superintendent resigns in Texas

Some board members in Texas blamed Dana Bedden for overspending, low morale, and dissatisfaction with his expansion of the Spanish instruction and overall curriculum. Source: Augusta Chronicle Muscogee County BOE to…

NAACP wants special Fayette County election

The NAACP wants new elections for the board seats associated with the majority-minority fifth district that it has created on maps proposed to the court. Source: Fayette Citizen News  Tough choices…