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Charlton County residents can pay taxes in their pajamas

Paying taxes is never fun but it just got a lot easier. Tax Commissioner Debra Mizell announced last week that her office has launched an new website to help the…

St. George faces possible closure of post office

St. George faces possible closure of post office

In many small, rural communities the post office serves as more than just a place to buy stamps or pick up mail. It’s a gathering place, a place to exchange…

Breaking: Possible tornado spotted by resident; significant weather advisory

Update: The alert from the National Weather Service has been updated to include the possibility of funnel clouds and strong winds until 5:15 p.m. as severe storms have developed two…

Two doctors leave medical practice in Statesboro

 For more than a week, about 3,000 patients of a family physician’s practice have had no office to visit, as Drs. John and Angela Gerguis have split from Health Management…

Construction moving along at Smithgall Woodland Garden in Gainesville

The garden includes construction of a wooded entry road, a visitor center, a 2,000-seat amphitheater, about 5 acres of display gardens, an interactive children’s garden, a native plant conservation nursery…

USPS to revamp priority mail program

The agency is now offering free online tracking for priority mail shipments, free insurance and date-specific delivery so customers know whether a package will arrive in one, two or three…

Rep. Phil Gingrey visits Milledgeville

Rep. Gingrey said his bus tour remains focused on repealing Obamacare and replacing it with health care reform initiatives that lower costs and protect the physician-patient relationship. Source: Milledgeville Union-Recorder  …

Water wars: Gov. Deal says let’s return to table, not to court

“Gov. Scott’s threat to sue my state in the U.S. Supreme Court greatly disappoints me after I negotiated in good faith for two years,” Deal said. “More than a year…

State troopers, other officers idled over certification problems

Authorities say more than 10 percent of the sworn officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety are off the job until administrative glitches involving their certification can be worked…

Chemical explosion in Valdosta injures three, officials say

Fire crews were continuing to monitor the scene of a chemical explosion in Valdosta that rocked an industrial complex, injuring three people. City officials said in a statement that firefighters…

Power knocked out on Calvary Church Road

Power knocked out on Calvary Church Road

The Brantley Enterprise has learned that power has been knocked out by a county garbage truck which struck a power pole along Calvary Church Road this morning.…

Atkinson County may clean moldy health department and move it downtown

It will likely be next week before the Atkinson County Health Department can resume services in its old offices in downtown Pearson, after mold and mildew forced the department out…