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Parents of Valdosta teen demand coroner’s inquest into death

Parents of Valdosta teen demand coroner’s inquest into death

The parents of Kendrick Johnson, the Valdosta teen found dead inside a rolled-up mat in his high school’s gym, have petitioned a judge to order a coroner’s inquest into the…

Jax aviation authority security chief’s resignation near

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s director of security is on paid leave while his bosses seek his resignation, though the official reason remains a mystery. Sources familiar with Wednesday’s action against…

Waycross woman dies in crash with farm tractor

A Waycross woman died Thursday night when her vehicle crashed into a farm tractor south of Alma, the Georgia State Patrol said. Merita Lanelle Hinnant, 48, was traveling south on…

Wayne hospital has no idea how to operate with Obamacare changes

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and its implementation in Wayne County. The first installment deals with…

Gingrey calls for Sebelius’ resignation

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga) called yesterday for resignation of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius over the failure of healthcare.gov, federal website where Americans are supposed to…

US House bill has key Savannah Harbor provision

US House bill has key Savannah Harbor provision

A bill that’s passed the U.S. Houseincludes a key provision for deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah. The House voted a near-unanimous 417-3 Wednesday to approve $8.2…

Navy: New submarine program still top priority

Navy officials call the replacement of Ohio-class submarines home-ported at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and at the Pacific base in Bangor, Washington, the services “top priority program.” And if…

Live Blog: Guy Heinze Jr. guilty on all counts

2:50 p.m. A Glynn County jury has found Guy Heinze Jr. guilty of eight counts of malice murder, one count of aggravated assault and two drug charges in the Aug.…

Juror excused in Guy Heinze Jr. death penalty murder trial, deliberations start over

A juror has been excused from the panel in Guy Heinze Jr.’s death penalty murder trial. Judge Stephen Scarlett put a woman alternate on the jury and ordered them to…

After announcing deadlock, Heinze jury resumes deliberations Friday

Having announced a 9-3 deadlock Thursday on the murder charges against Guy Heinze Jr., the jury in his death penalty murder trial nonetheless will keep deliberating. The foreman of the…