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Coca-Cola apologizes for ‘You Retard’ message in bottle cap

Coca-Cola apologizes for ‘You Retard’ message in bottle cap

Atlanta-based beverage giant Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) is apologizing profusely for the message found by a Canadian girl inside the bottle cap of the company’s Vitaminwater drink: “You Retard.” The girl’s younger…

ASU alumni from Waycross celebrates 101st birthday

ASU alumni from Waycross celebrates 101st birthday

Waycross native Clano Stephens is living the good life as evidenced by the accomplishment of a milestone, his 101st birthday.…

Body found in burned-out SUV in Brunswick

Body found in burned-out SUV in Brunswick

Glynn County Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man's death in North Brunswick.…

Blackshear Rite Aid evacuated after bomb threat Wednesday

Blackshear Rite Aid evacuated after bomb threat Wednesday

Rite Aid in Blackshear was evacuated just before noon Wednesday after employees reported receiving a bomb threat.…

BlackBerry slashes workforce, reports massive Q2 loss

BlackBerry slashes workforce, reports massive Q2 loss

BlackBerry Ltd. (Nasdaq:BBRY) announced today it expects to post a nearly $1 billion loss for the second quarter and cut its global workforce by 40%, according to a report from…

Rescued sea turtles return to ocean at Jekyll

Rescued sea turtles return to ocean at Jekyll

Coastal Georgia’s hospital for sick and injured sea turtles is returning another batch of its recovered patients to their ocean home. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center was scheduled to release…

Rayonier completes upgrade at Jesup mill

Rayonier completes upgrade at Jesup mill

Construction on Rayonier’s Cellulose Specialties Expansion (CSE) project is complete at its Jesup mill, company officials have announced.…

Missing Christian author found in Tifton

A Christian author missing from his metro Atlanta home has been found safe in south Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/16vUztf ) reports that 78-year-old Henry Thomas Blackaby was located Friday…

Albany teens arrested in assault on 68-year-old catering employee

Albany Police have charged one teen and charges are pending against another in the August beating of a 68-year old man. Albany Police located a juvenile they wanted to speak…

UPDATE: Witness Talks about Fatal Savannah State Shooting

UPDATE: Witness Talks about Fatal Savannah State Shooting

Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Savannah State’s campus. A 20-year old man was shot in his back. A mother of one of the students was there, just minutes…

Home Depot to cut benefits for part-time workers

Atlanta-based Home Depot is eliminating the limited medical insurance is has offered to its many part-time employees. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the change means those workers will either seek…

Former Brunswick councilman Brooks to stand trial Dec. 16

It’s now official: The voters will get their say on former Brunswick City Commissioner James Henry Brooks Sr. before 12 Camden County jurors sit in judgement. Superior Court Judge H.…

Ethics head who is accused of helping governor got a raise during cost-cutting

The head of Georgia’s Ethics Commission, who is accused of intervening in a case involving Gov. Nathan Deal, received pay raises despite being hired as the agency said it had…

‘Crazy’ new ant found in Albany

‘Crazy’ new ant found in Albany

The tawny crazy ant has made its way into Georgia for the first time. University of Georgia Extension agent James Morgan in Dougherty County discovered the ant—  which originates in…