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Louise Mae Knox

September 10, 2013 — Louise Mae “Granny” Rouse Knox, 99 of Nahunta, passed away early Tuesday morning at Bayview Nursing Home following a short illness. A Memorial Service will be held…

State workers to see changes in health insurance

“The main message that we want to convey – and we’re trying to convey – is for most members the premiums will stay the same or go down,” said Pam…

Deer hunting season opens on Saturday

Officials say deer hunting season officially begins Sept. 14. Department spokeswoman Melissa Cumming says last year, more than 113,500 archers harvested nearly 60,200 deer. The hunting season ends in January.…

State’s ninth-graders will have to pick career paths

Hoping to address a dismal graduation rate and prepare students for the workforce, the state is requiring ninth graders to pick one of 17 broad career “clusters,” such as finance…

Charges dropped against former CEO of Cobb EMC

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of one criminal indictment against the former chief executive officer of Cobb EMC, even though he still faces charges in another…

State Superintendent John Barge blames Gov. Deal for cuts to public education

Barge spoke in Toombs County, commenting on an increase in school tax bills that will be felt by Toombs County residents. Source: Southeast Georgia Today   Tom Baxter: Shortened calendar for…

Gov. Deal says nuclear ‘skittishness’ overseas helps Georgia

Georgia is positioned to capitalize on the abandonment of nuclear power by two of its largest trading partners following the 2011 accident at a Japanese nuclear plant, Gov. Nathan Deal…

Injuries reported; one airlifted in accident

Injuries reported; one airlifted in accident

At least one person was air-lifted after an accident on Highway 301 north of Hortense Tuesday evening. First responders reported entrapment and requested extrication equipment but said that one or…

Metro officers sue city and police chief for discrimination

Two metro police officers are suing Savannah Metro’s top brass and the city of Savannah for racial discrimination.  Both officers claim Chief Willie Lovett said they need not apply for…