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Witness: Elkins hid a gun under neighbor’s sofa day baby was shot

Witness: Elkins hid a gun under neighbor’s sofa day baby was shot

A Brunswick teen accused of killing a 13-month-old hid a pistol that his mother later took to a pond where police found it, prosecution witnesses testified Monday. That testimony came…

Waycross College Foundation renamed to honor founding president Dr. James M. Dye

Waycross College Foundation renamed to honor founding president Dr. James M. Dye

    The Waycross College Foundation has changed its name to honor the founding president of the former Waycross College whose vision created the non-profit organization 37 years ago.  The…

AP Bulletin: Chemical weapons used in Syria

AP: Kerry says chemical weapons were used in Syria, accuses Assad of destroying evidence.…

Georgia Power warns of suspicious phone calls

More than 70 Georgia Power residential and business customers have reported to the company that they’re getting phone calls of threats to get their power turned off unless they pay…

Long County drowning victim, 11, identified

Fifteen feet of water may not sound that deep to an experienced swimmer, but it was apparently too much for an 11-year old Long County girl. Authorities say the child…

Boy loses fight against brain-eating parasite found in southeast

A Florida boy who contracted a rare, brain-eating amoeba lost his courageous battle Saturday. 12-year-old Zachary Reyna died at a hospital in Miami with his family by his side, exactly…

Albany gets new heart cath technology

Phoebe Putney Memorial now has a cutting-edge cardiovascular imaging system in its cath lab. Source: Albany Herald   North Georgia clinics offer drive-thru flu shots Source: Dalton Daily Citizen   Wayne Memorial…

McDonough: Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary needs help

The sanctuary is home to more than 1,000 animals — lions, tigers and bears included — and needs to raise its current 8 foot fencing to 16 feet. Source: Henry Daily…

Former Dalton State professor talks about misconceptions re: the South

Larry Cooper, who has released a book titled “Lincoln’s Land,” on his genealogy and the Civil War’s impact on eastern Tennessee, talks about his family being Unionist, not Confederate. Source: Dalton…

Beretta Firearms considers move to Upson County

If the company chooses Upson County, it could mean 450 to 500 jobs for the area; Beretta Firearms dates back to 1526. Source: Thomaston Times Cotton farmers ‘cautiously optimistic’ about this…

Rep. John Barrow talks about Obamacare, fiscal crisis, port

Rep. John Barrow expressed his frustration with Congress when talking with editors at the Statesboro Herald. Source: Statesboro Herald Obamacare: Part-time teachers won’t be covered Source: Augusta Chronicle/Saturday   • Health care reform…

State’s freight corridor network includes I-985

The official network is intended as “a cohesive and complete map of the state’s priority of roads for freight movements,” according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. Source: Gainesville Times Study…