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Auto sales lead port surge In Brunswick

Auto sales lead port surge In Brunswick

One of Georgia’s largest job creators has had some good news. A rebound in the auto industry propelled the Port of Brunswick to another record year. The port has surpassed…

It’s Oke Fest time!

It’s Oke Fest time!

Charlton Countians and thousands of visitors will be partying — swamp style — in Folkston this Saturday at the 2013 Okefenokee Festival. Unfortunately, the Pioneer Day Celebration activities  and Chesser…

Strange happenings: 7-foot fork found in Statesboro

A huge metal fork reported stolen earlier this year was found propped against a utility pole along a busy highway Wednesday. Statesboro Police Advanced Patrol Officer Justin Samples, the public…

Firearms deer season begins October 19

The wait is almost over for hunters as firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday, Oct. 19 and lasts through Jan. 1, 2014 in the Northern Zone and in the Southern…

Coca-Cola vending machine adjusts price of beverage depending on temperature outside

The Coca-Cola Spain vending machines at water and amusement parks charged three different prices for the product, Limon & Nada, depending on the temperature. For temperatures above 86 degrees, the…

Federal government drama hits Blackshear area

The most visible impact of the shutdown may be at the U.S. Department of Agriculture offices at the Pierce County Ag Building on Hendry Street. Normally a hub of activity…

Parents of Valdosta teen upset over missing organs

The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school said Thursday that they have a new reason to suspect signs of foul…

Kudzu bugs plaguing soybean farmers

On average, if left untreated, kudzu bug damage will result in a 20 percent yield loss for soybean farmers, with that figure reaching as high as 60 percent.Source: Moultrie Observer…

Gov. Deal tours West Georgia Technical College

“Even though the facility itself is rather old, they are making great use of it,” Deal said. “The programs that are being offered here are truly the kinds we need…

Japanese auto supplier to build plant in Carrollton

Yachiyo of America Inc. will build a 130,000 sq.ft. facility and employ 200. Source: Athens Banner-Herald • Yachiyo of America to build Carrollton plant Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian  Corrections health care company buys old…

Government shutdown: Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB closed

All museums operated by the Department of Defense were ordered closed Thursday. Source: Macon Telegraph • Video: Inmates paid, guards unpaid during shutdown Correctional officers at the U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta said that…

Tallapoosa to be only Georgia stop on veterans’ Defend Freedom tour

Concerned Veterans for America, a nationwide, non-profit organization, will bring its multi-state Defend Freedom bus tour to Helton-Howland Park at 2 p.m. on Oct. 16. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian Critics speak out…