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Doctors find way to treat serious gut infections

Canadian researchers have used ‘fecal transplants’ on patients to cure them of C. diff infections after strong antibiotics failed to help. Source: Athens Banner-Herald/AP Alzheimer’s Radiothon to be held in Rome…

Coastal Georgia butterflies being tagged

The tagging is part of a parasite and migration study. Source: Savannah Morning News Leake Mounds Interpretive Trail opens in Bartow County The 1.5-mile walking trail was developed on Bartow County…

Board of Regents cited for breeding mosquitoes at golf hall of fame site

The governing board was cited for an environmental health violation for standing water at the former Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Botanical Gardens site. What were once raised, brick fountains…

Mannington Mills to expand Morgan County plant

More than 200 new jobs will be created at the plant in Madison, which manufactures vinyl, rubber and porcelain tile, hardwood, laminate, carpet and more. Source: Athens Banner-Herald No sales tax…

Four debates to be held by GOP candidates for John Barrow’s seat

Business Rick Allen and former congressional aide John Stone have agreed to four primary debates. Source: Statesboro Herald  Polk County senior citizen centers to take major hit if shutdown continues If…

Group asks Florida governor to delay lawsuit against Georgia over water

The ACF Stakeholders’ governing board, taking the action at the end of a two-day meeting at Unicoi State Park, asked for the delay until it “has published its recommendations for…

License plates for bikes? Three lawmakers say it’s time

License plates for bikes? Three lawmakers say it’s time

A bill supported by three Georgia lawmakers calls for requiring owners of bicycles used on roads to register with the state and obtain a license plate, or face a $100…

Primitive weapons deer hunting season begins Oct. 12

Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season.   During last…

Avoiding computer meltdowns

When a computer goes haywire and it threatens to destroy all of the files on it  most people panic. Knowing some basic computer care can save your computer from being…