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Nahunta resident turns 100 Aug. 30

Myrtle Rowell, a resident of Nahunta, will turn 100 years of age on Aug. 30. The Southern Georgia Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging and the Georgia Department of Human…

Eight hospitalized in Brunswick from reaction to smoking incense

Eight people were hospitalized Thursday night for severe reactions to smoking a form of incense or “spice,’’ Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said. One of the smokers was reported…

Fort Hood killer guilty on all counts

The Associated Press has just reported that  Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan has been was found guilty on all counts in the Fort Hood massacre.…

Future of rural hospitals in question

Neil Ginty, campus administrator for Louis Smith Hospital in Lakeland and Berrien County hospital in Nashville, said a study by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the…

Georgia Sea Turtle Center to release two more turtles

  Two rehabilitated turtles, Cinnamon and Ebb, will be released today. Source: WALB-TV Audio: Georgia Tech’s Judith Curry on climate change Curry is a of the School of Earth and Atmospheric…

Two key leadership positions filled at Paine College

Edward Patrick, former controller for Clark Atlanta University, is now the vice president of administrative and fiscal affairs and Sam Sullivan will become provost and vice president of academic affairs,…

Aldi’s opens in LaGrange

Aldi’s opens in LaGrange The store has few frills, but it is designed that way to keep the costs down. The store features a warehouse-style layout without shelving. Source: LaGrange Daily…

Dalton Mayor Pennington raising funds for gubernatorial run

Pennington is challenging Gov. Deal for the GOP nomination for governor. Source: Dalton Daily Citizen State Sen. David Lucas denies he choked 14-year old autistic boy The incident allegedly happened during…

Thomasville church to commemorate fiftieth anniversary of King speech

First Missionary Baptist Church will hold the event at 4 p.m. Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise 300 soldiers return to Hunter Army Airfield Source: Savannah Morning News Four key commands could be impacted at…

Savannah ordered to pay woman $12M over tree limb injury

A Savannah woman has been awarded $12 million against the city of Savannah for injuries suffered when a tree limb fell on her, reports Morris News Service. A jury on…

Cities cut hours over Obamacare

Many cash-strapped cities and counties facing the prospect of shelling out hundreds of thousands of dollars in new health-care costs under the Affordable Care Act are opting instead to reduce…

U.S. Marshals capture Waycross fugitive on Tybee Island

U.S. Marshals Thursday captured a fugitive wanted in Waycross on Tybee Island. Mark Ashley Griffin, 37, was wanted on a 2006 warrant for failure to surrender to serve a sentence…