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Former FBI task force head faces criminal probe

Former FBI task force head faces criminal probe

A North Georgia judge revealed this morning that FBI Special Agent Ken Hillman, former head of the Northwest Georgia Crimes Against Children Task Force, faces a criminal investigation in connection…

St. Marys police rounding up suspects in Sunday shooting death

The St. Marys police have identified several people they want to speak with about the weekend shooting death of a Camden County man at an apartment complex, Lt. Johnny Guy…

Body found in Ogeechee River identified

One person is dead after drowning in the Ogeechee River on Sunday. David Ehsanipoor with the Effingham County Sheriff Department said the body of 33-year-old William Young, of Springfield, was…

St. Marys family left homeless by fire last week

A St. Marys family of five was left homeless after a fire struck their Park Street home last week. The St. Marys Fire Department said the fire apparently originated in…

Glynn water, sewer board to let director’s contract expire

The Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission has voted to let the contract of director Keith Morgan expire on Dec. 31. The decision came on a split vote with…

Glynn OKs 5.673 millage rate, same since 2009

The Glynn County Board of Commissioners have approved a millage rate of 5.673 for the current fiscal year. The millage rate has not changed since 2009 when it dropped slightly…

Bacon County robber finally captured in Columbia County

Bacon County officials finally have their hands on a man who stole several thousands of dollars worth of firearms and electronics in a January burglary and a February robbery. Kenneth…

Bacon governmental agencies try to hold millage rate line

Two of three governmental bodies plan to hold the line on taxes in Bacon County. The Bacon County Board of Commissioners will hold the millage rate at 13.98 — the…

Georgia now tracking drugs to address abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a “huge” problem that Georgia is only now implementing a system to monitor and curb, the second-to-last state to do so, an official said. Source: Augusta Chronicle/Sunday…

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful seeks more volunteers

The group needs more participants in the Adopt-A-Mile program. Source: Dalton Daily Citizen   Chatham County to address overgrown grass and litter problems Tall grass and an overgrowth of weeds along…

Columbus: Meet the Namans — one family, six Ivy Leaguers

A look at how one family put emphasis on education and successfully got all four children into Ivy League colleges. Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer/Saturday Clarke County BOE and AT&T move closer to…

Rayonier asks for refund of $1.5 million in local taxes

The money represents the difference between what Rayonier has paid in property taxes on its timberland (excluding the timber) for the past five years and what it would have paid…

Rep. Jack Kingston says national security is his top priority

Kingston spoke Saturday at the Coweta County Republican Party meeting. Source: Newnan Times-Herald Augusta businessman challenges Rep. Barrow on Obamacare Augusta businessman Rick Allen made his second campaign visit in two…

Audio: Sequestration has Warner Robins on edge

Warner Robins, Ga., is a booming community that is entirely dependent on civilian Defense Department employment. The local Air Force Base is massive, but because it’s mostly a logistics depot,…

Labor commissioner shares good, bad news

In recent years, there’s been good news and bad news about Georgia’s job market. #State Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler shared a bit of both when he spoke at…