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Wrestling legend Bill Goldberg remembers his UGA teammate

They are all in their 40s now, but professional wrestling legend Bill Goldberg still considers his teammates from his college football days as among his closest friends. “I’ve done a…

Brunswick shipbuilder wants to construct 56-foot schooner on waterfront

What Joe Lawson wants from the city is free use of a tract it owns along the waterfront that was formerly the grounds of the Public Works Department. There, he…

Filming in Georgia: Antonio Banderas to star in SpongeBob movie being shot in Savannah

Banderas will play a pirate in “SpongeBob SquarePants 2,” being shot in Savannah and Tybee Island over the next few weeks. Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday  …

Moody AFB library may close

As of September 30, the library services will undergo restructuring — it’s not clear what that will mean. Source: Valdosta Daily Times  …

Valdosta-Lowndes County library outdated

The building’s roof is leaking, the A/C unit is from 1966, the newest computer is one from 2008, the Internet access is limited to a sluggish 6 megabytes, the building…

Southeast Georgia Health System to partner with Bacon County Hospital

Southeast Georgia Health System and Bacon County Hospital and Health System will collaborate to provide enhanced access to high-quality care and telemedicine and boost physician recruitment efforts. Source: Brunswick News/weekend Rural…

Jekyll Island Authority considers big change to conservation law

The authority plans to ask the Georgia Legislature to do away with the 1971 law restricting development of hotels, golf courses and other amenities to 35 percent of the island’s…

Former POW talks to GSW students, faculty

In observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which is observed the third Friday of September, Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) held the 8th Annual POW Convocation program in Jackson Hall…

Sabal Trail Transmission to run pipeline from Alabama to Florida

The pipeline will cut through the southwest part of Lowndes County. Source: Valdosta Daily Times  Southwire to buy Sony DADC plant in Carrollton Southwire intends to purchase the 635,000 sq.ft. complex…

State Rep. Matt Ramsey named House GOP whip

Rep. Ramsey said maintaining the flow of information, and making sure legislators get to have critical questions answered before a bill comes up for a vote, is a key part…

State changes investment rules for water projects

The new guidelines put forward by Gov. Nathan Deal’s water supply program govern how state government allocates investment money to water supply projects proposed by local governments or agencies. Source: Athens…

Georgia’s freshman receiver makes first career catch count

Georgia’s freshman receiver makes first career catch count

Chris Conley had two words go through his mind when he saw Reggie Davis reel in a catch at the Georgia 40-yard line. “He’s gone,” Conley said of Davis’ 98-yard…

Bruce Schneier says more to come from NSA documents

Bruce Schneier says more to come from NSA documents

Bruce Schneier, a cryptographer and author on security topics, last month took on a side gig: helping the Guardian newspaper pore through documents purloined from the U.S. National Security Agency…

Plan allows more state spending on designated freight corridors

Car drivers will enjoy safer, less-congested highways, and goods will be delivered promptly and efficiently if a plan recently approved by the State Transportation Board works as designed. Well, the…