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Georgia unemployment rate rises to 8.6% in June

Georgia’s unemployment rate went up again in June as education workers are generally unemployed during the summer and new college graduates are unemployed until they find a job, Georgia Department…

Detroit becomes the largest city in US history to file for bankruptcy

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has become the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy. savannahnow.com.…

Helen Williams, 76

Hortense — Helen Lavada Loper Williams, 76, of Hortense passed away Tuesday at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick following an extended illness. She was Born on October 2, 1936…

Immigration Reform: Pathway to citizenship?

Immigration reform appears to have hit a roadblock in Congress. Some Democrat and Republican representatives are at odds over whether a pathway to citizenship for nearly 11 million illegal immigrants should…

Two charged in Valdosta murder

Valdosta detectives arrested and charged two people Wednesday night near Savannah in connection with the death of Robert Pett. Michael Pindling, 22, and Deron Wallace, 21, both face murder charges…

Blackshear’s Hanging Jail closer to reprieve

The Blackshear City Council approved an agreement last Tuesday with Valdosta architectural firm Ellis, Ricket & Associates. Terms include a project cap of $250,000 to limit total costs, including fees,…

Fired staffers need steeper consequences

“The Georgia Department of Corrections should not end its investigation of the state’s Youth Detention Center in DeKalb County simply with the dismissal of the juvenile facility’s night staff. Three…

Polk Street Beach on Tybee Island under health advisory

A high level of enterococci bacteria was detected in the water, which increase the risk of gastrointestinal illness in swimmers. Source: Savannah Morning News Analysis shows cancer and heart disease shorten…

Official says mosquito population hinges on action

Mosquitoes only need half an inch of water to breed, so removing standing water can help decrease the incidence. Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News Hall County confirms eighth case of rabies…

Wilcox BOE to provide online option for all students

Should a student choose to complete his course work at any grade level through UMA, he could work at home or wherever he had internet access, still be counted as…

Employee at Georgia Industries for the Blind nominated for award

Employee at Georgia Industries for the Blind Griffin plant nominated for national award David Iddins has been nominated for the prestigious Peter J. Salmon employee of the year Award by…

Carter denounces Supreme Court ruling on political contributions

“It’s accepted fact,” Carter said during a speech in Atlanta. “It’s legal bribery of candidates. And that repayment may be in the form of an ambassadorship to someone who has…