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Labor department also finds in favor of former E-911 center employee

A wrongful termination and family and medical leave suit filed against the county recently may  have actually gained even more ground earlier this year when not only the district attorney’s…

Teen Maze: Collaboration hopes to show local kids where behavioral choices take them

Seeing is believing and that’s what a group of local collaboratives hope to accomplish  April 28-30 of the upcoming year. The Board of Education recently approved the Teen Maze program…

Brantley deputy involved in Ware tussle

  An off-the-clock dispute between a Brantley deputy and a Waycross man ended with a report filed late last month when the Ware County law enforcement was called in to…

Brantley jail suffers more from lack of state court than cutbacks

Sheriff Jack Whisenant told the Enterprise this week that Brantley isn’t feeling the strain of new state cuts like other jails in the region, but other issues, such as a…

‘It’s even worse than we thought’: IRS places lien on Charlton hospital

‘It’s even worse than we thought’: IRS places lien on Charlton hospital

The IRS has placed a lien against the Charlton Memorial Hospital building and property for the failure of the medical facility to pay at least $500,000 in payroll taxes going…

Ninth graders asked to choose career paths

Students in Brantley will soon be making career decisions as soon as they step on to the high school campus – as per state mandate – but fears that the…

Sheriff’s Office wins award for vehicle

Sheriff’s Office wins award for vehicle

Larry Groover, of T&T Signs of Waynesville, left, and Sheriff's Jack Whisenant present the truck that brought the sheriff's office – and the long-time local business – nationwide attention…

More details in Clayton County kidnapping

The 14-year old girl was dropped off at a relative’s house in Clayton after a 36-hour kidnapping. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution…

Land use study underway for Kings Bay

Kings Bay is considered the economic engine that drives Camden County with its nearly 9,000 employees and estimated annual payroll of $600 million. Source: Brunswick News  …

Paula Deen back in the public’s eye

Paula Deen is making her way back into the public’s eye, so far with good reception. She made her first public appearance in Houston last week, where she got a…

Annual Savannah Jazz Festival begins Sunday

The 32nd annual Savannah Jazz Festival includes the Savannah Country Day School Jazz Ensemble, Savannah Arts Academy Skylite Orchestra and the Armstrong Atlantic State University Jazz Ensemble. Source: WTOC-TV…

UGA study shows mental illness prescriptions increase during recession

However, public health overall sees improvements during recessions, according to the World Health Organization. Source: Athens Banner-Herald Grant to Georgia Regents University to fund study of sickle cell disease Exactly how…

Largest mushroom species in Western Hemisphere found in Georgia

The gigantic fungus Macrocybe titans has been spotted in Athens — its caps can grow as large as trashcan lids. Source: Athens Banner-Herald   Emerald ash borer now found in Fulton…

Valdosta State kicks off 50th anniversary celebration

A number of events are planned throughout the year. Source: Valdosta Daily Times  Animal spotted at Covington area schools was coyote, not fox Source: Rockdale Citizen  Retired New Zealand physicist teaches UGA…

Peanut tour makes annual stop in Tifton

Approximately 150 peanut scientists, producers and industry experts were in Moultrie and Tifton on Wednesday to talk about the latest news and research being conducted within Georgia’s $2 billion industry.…

GOP gubernatorial candidate Pennington delivers campaign speech in Carrollton

Dalton Mayor David Pennington brought his Georgia gubernatorial campaign message of limited government and limited spending to Carrollton Thursday night, but he got to deliver his speech only to a…

Church congregation votes to make way for Falcons stadium

The congregation of Mount Vernon Baptist Church voted 116 to 16 on Thursday night to accept a $14.5 million offer for its property and move to make way for the…