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Lawyer for family of Waycross man shot to death by police says officers used excessive force

Officers responding to a 911 call used excessive force when they shot a south Georgia man to death inside his home, a lawyer for the man’s family said Wednesday. Jack…

Jurors see grisly photos of beating deaths as Guy Heinze Jr.’s trial opens

Jurors see grisly photos of beating deaths as Guy Heinze Jr.’s trial opens

Jurors saw photos and a videotape of blood-splattered walls, a pool of blood on a bed and bludgeoned victims Tuesday as Guy Heinze Jr.’s death penalty murder trial opened. The…

City of Carrollton goes after blighted properties

The demolition requires about two to three hours and costs the city about $300-$400 in actual expenses to tear a small house down. It then costs another $2,000-$3,000 in tipping…

Black women more at risk of poor outcomes from breast cancer

Research has previously shown that African-American women diagnosed with breast cancer had worse outcomes than other women, but recent data showed just how much more at risk they are. Source: Thomasville…

Gwinnett County officials approve fertilizer project at water plant

Gwinnett’s sewage treatment process will soon include a step that will make one byproduct of wastewater into a high-quality fertilizer.Source: Gwinnett Daily Post  …

Valdosta State University gets Christa McAuliffe Award

The Christa McAuliffe award is given to institutions that are able to show their effectiveness in producing Pre-K through twelfth grade learning outcomes; it’s the second time in ten years…

Mannington Mills to add 200 jobs with $50 million investment

Mannington Mills to add 200+ jobs with $50 million investment Mannington Mills is expanding its Madison operation. Source: Morgan County Citizen India-based manufacturer to build plant in Sylvania The Shrivallabh Pittie…

Senate candidate Karen Handel speaks in Thomasville

Senate candidate Karen Handel speaks in Thomasville A bigger issue than the government shutdown is a lack of leadership in the nation’s capital, said Karen Handel to the Thomas County…