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GBI says Brantley skeleton was young woman

A skeleton found in Brantley County Tuesday afternoon is thought to be the remains of a white female between 14 and 26 years old, officials said.  jacksonville.com.…

Mary Johnson, 76

Mary Cloette Johnson, age 76, of Hortense died at the Southeast Georgia Medical Center in Brunswick Wednesday after an extended illness…

Deibert to lead combined colleges

Deibert to lead combined colleges

The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) has approved Commissioner Ron Jackson’s recommendation of Dr. Glenn Deibert to be president of the new consolidated college…

Savannah police seek suspect in teens’ murderer

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 21-year-old man they have charged with murder and aggravated assault in the shootings of three teenagers Tuesday night.…

OTC, ATC to merge in July 2014

OTC, ATC to merge in July 2014

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has given unanimous approval for TCSG Commissioner Ron Jackson to initiate the process to merge Altamaha Technical College (ATC) and…

Rome police motorcycle officer hit by car

Rome police motorcycle officer hit by car

A Rome Police Department motorcycle officer was struck from behind this morning by the driver of a car on Riverside Parkway behind Applebee’s. RN-T.com.…

Study says living in cities is safer than suburbs

Study says living in cities is safer than suburbs

The study published by Annals of Emergency Medicine says that larger cities are actually safer to live in than rural areas. Source: WALB-TV Atlanta Falcons say proposed South stadium site is…

Elberton Star files open records request to hospital authority board

At issue is information related to the board’s selection of a new board member last week. Source: Elberton Star Three Georgia hospitals launch veterans health partnership The Dwight D. Eisenhower Army…

Police chief of Nelson warns of black bears

There are reports of missing cats and kittens around towns. Source: Cherokee Tribune Newborn Zoo Atlanta giant panda babies gaining weight rapidly It’s another encouraging sign for their development. Source: WXIA-TV Former…

Hall County and Gainesville school systems keep eye on class sizes

Both Hall County and Gainesville school systems have had increases, though Gainesville has not increased class size since 2010. Source: Gainesville Times  One World Academy in south Forsyth County folds, leaving…

Maria Saporta: We must invest in all transportation modes to compete

  “At the September 2011 meeting of the Georgia Research Alliance, Gov. Nathan Deal told the prestigious group of business leaders and university presidents that he had just returned from…

Tom Baxter: Georgia for Dean vets celebrate the dawn of digital politics

“They still remember that brief and glorious moment when everything clicked. The campaign they worked on didn’t turn out the way they wanted it to in the end, but a…

McCarty up to task of 4-H resurrection

McCarty up to task of 4-H resurrection

Resurrecting the long-dormant 4-H program is a tall order for one person, but longtime resident and extension office resource manager turned 4-H director Alana McCarty is up to the task.…

Lawyer: No gunshot residue on baby murder suspect

Lawyer: No gunshot residue on baby murder suspect

The lawyer for one of the two teens charged in the shooting death of a south Georgia toddler says investigators found no gunshot residue on his client. via News –…