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Florida governor to sue Georgia over water rights

Florida governor to sue Georgia over water rights

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state is going to sue the state of Georgia over its increased consumption of water that is limiting flow to the Apalachicola River. Scott…

Covington school officials: Student’s ‘God is Dead’ art will remain on display

Administrators at a Georgia high school say there are no plans to remove student artwork with the proclamation that “God is Dead!” despite complaints from at least one parent. Crystal…

Edward Blackman Sr., 77

ATKINSON — Edward “Stanley” Blackman Sr., 77, of Atkinson passed away Monday at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick following an extended illness. A visitation will be held Wednesday at…

Glynn faces $162,000 upcharge in murder trial relocation

The Glynn County Board of  Commissioners is expected to approve the re-appropriation of $162,000 from the general fund  balance to the  Superior Court’s ‘Felony Murder Case’ budget for the trial of 17-year-old De’Marquis…

Man killed in stadium fall was lifelong Braves fan

The mother of a man who died after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field in Atlanta says her son was a life-long Braves fan. Connie Homer of Conyers,…

Former Waycross preacher indicted in April abduction of teenage wife

An indictment unsealed last week in Ware County Superior Court charges a former preacher with kidnapping his estranged teenage wife, whom he and his former wife had taken in as…

Nicholls woman dies in Monday night crash near Alma

A Nicholls woman was killed Monday night in the crash of her pickup truck near Alma, the Georgia state patrol said. Gidget Tanner, 41, was driving a 2000 Ford Ranger…

Big rig wrecks close I-95 SB in St. Augustine

Interstate 95 southbound at State Road 206 south of St. Augustine was closed Tuesday morning due to fuel spill and debris left from two separate crashes involving tractor-trailers.…

Albany experts continue battle against childhood obesity

Experts in Albany are still seeing a consistent rate for children struggling with obesity. Source: WALB-TV Fort Benning hospital pharmacy to remain closed on Saturdays because of budget cuts Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer…

Monday was Savannah’s hottest day so far this year

Temperatures hit 97 degrees on Monday. Source: Savannah Morning News Georgia’s squirrel hunting season begins this week Squirrel season begins Thursday and runs through the end of February. Cummings says hunters…

Carrollton City Schools consider plan for CES addition

Carrollton City Schools is moving forward with plans to add a new wing designed for the system’s youngest learners at Carrollton Elementary School. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian  Carroll County Schools add to…

Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council seeks executive director

The salary for the position may increase. Source: Rockdale Citizen  Peanuts survive heavy rains, for the most part Crops of peanuts have not experienced the disease pressure often associated with weather…

Bartow County’s Democratic Party chairman is ‘right where he wants to be’

Dr. J.M. “Joe” Prince has been chairman of the Democratic Party in Bartow County since 2004. Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News New chief justice named for Georgia State Supreme Court Judge…

123 soldiers return to Hunter Army Airfield

Nicknamed the Workhorse Battalion, the soldiers had been serving for the last nine months in Afghanistan. Source: WSAV-TV U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary urges Medicaid expansion in Georgia Secretary Kathleen…

Lawmakers move toward earlier 2014 primary date

There is growing support among leading politicians to move next year’s primary vote to the earliest date in Georgia history, a move some Republicans hope could prevent the contest for…

Race discrimination claims against Deen thrown out

A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen ended up causing the celebrity cook to lose a big…