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Severe weather causes accidents across county

Severe weather causes accidents across county

An accident on Hwy. 82 east of Nahunta has closed down a west-bound lane while crews work to assess the scene. Injuries have not been reported at  this time but…

Daryl Joseph Bell, 70

September 4, 2013 — Daryl Joseph Bell, 70, of Raybon died  Wednesday at the Satilla Hospice House in Waycross after an extended illness. Visitation will be held Saturday afternoon from 1-3…

UPDATED: Significant weather advisory issued for Brantley

Update: The significant weather advisory has been extended to 6 p.m. and includes Waynesville, Raybon, Nahunta, Hortense, Atkinson and Hickox. A significant weather advisory has been issued for southeastern Wayne, northeastern Brantley…

Varn announces weight-loss winners

Varn announces weight-loss winners

With a lot of hard work and dedication, Varn Wood Products employees lost a combined 140 pounds in a recent weight loss competition held over a two month period at…

OPINION: Drug epidemic: Killer ‘Clown’

“It’s called Crazy Clown. Or Herbal Madness Incense. Or Black Lion. Or Spice. Or another name meant to entice. All are forms of synthetic marijuana, a scourge that’s putting young…

School of Health opens in Milledgeville

  The new allied health career college is administered by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA. Source: Milledgeville Union-Recorder   Piedmont Henry Hospital plans to improve quality of health…

UGA research looks at aging and death in plants

UGA ecologist Richard Shefferson explored aging and death of plants in a special issue of the Journal of Ecology, which he co-edited. Source: Athens Banner-Herald…

Douglas County student arrested for bringing loaded gun to school

A 15-year-old Alexander High School student has been arrested after a school resource officer found a loaded gun in his backpack Wednesday afternoon. Source: Douglas County Sentinel Class-action lawsuit filed against…

Small Cakes opens in Thomasville with help of Food Network star

Gus and Beth Walters recently opened a cupcakery franchise created by Jeff Martin, Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” competitor for three seasons. Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise Audio: New carpet factories in Dalton help…

Audio: A talk with Sen. Saxby Chambliss on Syria vote

Chambliss, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaks about the upcoming Senate vote. Source: WABE.org Audio: Rep. Austin Scott is tired of U.S. getting involved in world disputes Rep. Austin…

Staff Sgt. Michael R. Guza awarded Purple Heart in Fort Benning ceremony

Guza was wounded Sept. 16, 2011, in Afghanistan during a command-detonated improvised explosive device attack. Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Georgia PSC may give $10,000 to anti-abortion group Two elected Georgia regulators have…

Report: Blow to neck killed Valdosta teen found in gym

The parents of a south Georgia teenager found in dead his school gymnasium are asking federal authorities to investigate after a new autopsy concluded the boy died from a blow…