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Friendly Express launches digital programs with OpenStore

Georgia convenience store chain  Friendly Express Inc. teamed up with OpenStore by GasBuddy to introduce several digital programs to its customers, including a branded mobile application (app). The app features…

School board upholds coach’s termination amid inappropriate touching allegations

School board upholds coach’s termination amid inappropriate touching allegations

The Brantley County Board of Education upheld the termination of baseball coach Keith Mobley late Thursday night after a nearly 12 hour hearing into allegations that he inappropriately touched a…

Judge: Baby murder defendant’s sister Sabrina will not be tried in Marietta with him and their mother

De’Marquise Elkins, 18, and his mother, Karimah, are the only ones of four family members who will be tried in Marietta beginning Aug. 19 in the March 21 shooting death…

Falcon fans not thrilled with the new NFL bag policy

Clear plastic, vinyl and PVC bags in sizes up to 12-by-6-by-12 are the new requirement. Fans can still carry items in their pockets and small clutch purses are allowed, but…

Senate control hinges on southern Democrats

The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Arkansas, Louisiana and North Carolina, the ability of the 71-year-old GOP leader to hold his Kentucky seat and the eventual outcome of a…

Downtown Cartersville’s Historic Wellness Walk in development

Placing an educational spin on physical activity, the Community Health Network is creating the Downtown Cartersville’s Historic Wellness Walk in partnership with Bartow History Museum and Cartersville Downtown Development Authority.…

Dolphin family saved in Wilmington River

A dolphin was entangled in a blue crab-pot buoy and her calf, swimming nearby, would have died as well if she hadn’t been rescued by a number of people. Source: Savannah…

UGA Department of Chemistry employee faces 34 counts of felony computer trespass

Rebecca Jane Pruett, an administrative assistant in the DoC, trespassed into the Gmail accounts of two chemistry department employees; Pruett is the daughter of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry’s…

Man faces 42 charges in connection with setting up fake newspaper in Gainesville

Joshua Brian Randolph is believed to have started a fraudulent newspaper, the Gainesville Observer. Source: Gainesville Times Marietta Daily Journal launches upgrade to website Source: Marietta Daily Journal Rome stores expecting increase…

Rep. Jack Kingston says his extensive knowledge of the military will help his campaign

Kingston spoke at the Thomasville Rotary Club on Thursday about his views on matters of defense. Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise  Thomasville native Todd Robinson to run for U.S. Senate Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise Martin…

All jail visitations in Troup County now video chat

Face-to-face visitation is no longer at the Troup County Jail and instead, visitors will go to a Visitation Center building in the front parking lot at the Troup County Sheriff’s…

Georgia to limit abortion coverage in employee plan

Georgia will join seven other states that ban coverage of abortions in nearly all instances for those enrolled in the state employee health insurance plan. The decision Thursday by the…