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Crisp Regional Hospital designated a Level 4 trauma hospital

It’s one of only five trauma centers in South Georgia. Source: Cordele Dispatch  Grady Hospital gets top designation for stroke care Source: WABE.org Clinch County woman is state’s first victim of Eastern…

Columbia County: About 5,000 fish die in Betty’s Branch tributary of Savannah River

Low oxygen in the water is to blame.Source: Augusta Chronicle…

Cartersville City Schools to begin parent education courses

The program will focus on four categories: Parents as Advocates, Parents as Teachers, Parents as Learners and Parents as Leaders. Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News  UGA’s chemistry department plagued by aberrant…

Hotels add libraries as amenity to keep guests inside

The Indigo Atlanta-Midtown hotel, for example, has a separate space in the lobby it calls the Library, with books, newspapers and coffee. Source: New York Times  Shaw Industries hiring yarn extrusion…

Stuart Rothenberg: Georgia Senate: Maybe, potentially, possibly….but not yet

“The recent entry of Michelle Nunn into the Georgia Senate race is good news for national and state Democrats who hope to swipe a normally Republican Senate seat in the…

19 arrested by FBI in child sex exploitation probe

11 of the arrested were from the Augusta area. Source: Augusta Chronicle Fort Gordon to expand All U.S. cyberspace training will be focused at a new center of excellence at Fort…

Brasiel charged with five counts of murder in deaths of Bobby Lee Jenks and Amber Whited

Brasiel charged with five counts of murder in deaths of Bobby Lee Jenks and Amber Whited

BRUNSWICK | Raymond Michael Brasiel has been indicted on five counts of murder, five counts of aggravated assault and other crimes in the deaths of Amber Whited July 16 and…

Flood advisory issued

A flood advisory has been issued for Brantley County until 7:30 p.m. by the National Weather Service.…

Robert Wilson, 55

Robert "Bobby" Lynwood Wilson, 55, passed away peacefully at home after a long illness Friday. …

Jesup man sentenced to 110 years for creating kiddie porn

Stephen A. Keating, 53, of Jesup was sentenced yesterday by Chief United States District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to 110 years in prison for his sexual exploitation of minors…

Economy not on Organizing for Action’s ‘Action August’ agenda

Organizing for Action, the nonprofit organization assembled from the remnants of President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, is pushing for the president’s second-term agenda during a month-long “Action August” of advocacy…

Manning acquitted

Manning acquitted

Army PFC Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy by giving secrets to WikiLeaks, according to the Associated Press.…

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AP: Court rules against NYC’s soda ban

The courts have ruled that New York City’s ban on sugary drinks is unconstitutional, according to the Associated Press.…

Coroners rule bizarre death of Georgia commissioner a suicide, raising more questions

Coroners rule bizarre death of Georgia commissioner a suicide, raising more questions

Tom Sublett, the quiet, well-respected county commissioner in the small Georgia town of St. Simons Island, Ga. who was found dead in December in a local marina with a bullet…

FBI conducts child prostitution raids across nation

The FBI said it rescued 105 children and arrested 150 people it described as “pimps” and others in a series of raids in 76 American cities – including Atlanta. The…

Man found shot beside the road Monday life-flighted for treatment

A man shot several times on a Glynn County road Monday night was life-flighted to another hospital for further treatment, Glynn County Police Capt. Marissa Tindale said.  jacksonville.com.…

Passenger charged with multiple offenses after high-speed chase

Passenger charged with multiple offenses after high-speed chase

Charles Riley “Chuck” Thrift, 33, a passenger in the vehicle, was arrested and charged with drug and weapons violations.…

Fort Gordon would be center of military cyber efforts

Military officials say they’re moving forward with a plan that will consolidate U.S. cyberspace training into a new center of excellence at Fort Gordon in east Georgia. The Augusta Chronicle…