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Brunswick Police Department arrest suspect in attempted rape case

A 33-year-old man is arrested in connection with a November 6 assault and attempted rape at Howard Coffin Park, authorities say. Police say Detective Carla Futch with the Brunswick Police…

Touch DNA from pistol grip used to convict Waycross man of murder

A Ware County, Ga., jury convicted a Waycross man Friday of murder and other charges in the shooting death of a drug dealer in what investigators believe began as robbery,…

Georgia Target store to close due to poor performance – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Georgia Target store to close due to poor performance – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Clayton County will lose about 100 jobs February 1, when the Target in Morrow closes after about 18 years of business, a city official told Clayton Daily News. The store…

Restaurant owner fined for flying too many flags

A McDonough business owner who was fined for flying patriotic flags above his restaurant may get to keep the flags after all, reports Fox 5 Atlanta. The business owner told…

Alma City Council says no to fire department takeover

Members of the Alma City Council rejected the Bacon County Board of Commissioners’ recent decision to forfeit their stake in the Alma/Bacon County Fire Department. “I think we should leave…

FBI nabs three on firearms charges in Alma

FBI nabs three on firearms charges in Alma

ALMA — The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested three suspects at a local motel Sunday, November 3, on federal firearms charges. In federal custody are 55-year-old James Joseph Seyfried and…

Crisp Regional Hospital gets ‘top performer’ status

The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, recognized Crisp Regional. Source: Cordele Dispatch Technology advances could lead to improved patient care Through technology and other changes…

Two giant pandas’ shipment to China delayed

The zoo says both pandas are healthy, but delaying their departure will allow them to develop sufficient reserves for their long journey and transition period in their new home. Source: Athens…

President of West Georgia Technical College to leave

Dr. Skip Sullivan will leave West Georgia Technical College to become president at Alfred State College in New York. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian GRU president clarifies statement on population decline in Augusta…

Briggs Equipment to bring 100 jobs to Fulton County

Briggs Equipment is opening its new 120,000 sq.ft. operations center today. Source: Clayton News Daily Regency Mall in Augusta up for lease again The owners of the defunct Regency Mall are…

National Infantry Foundation ranks #1 in donations

The National Infantry Foundation raised $51,507 during the 24-hour “flash mob” of giving. Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer/Saturday • Georgia Gives: Our area both gives, receives “Georgia charitable and nonprofit organizations statewide were hoping…

Hospital closings devastate rural counties in Georgia

What happens when a rural community loses a hospital? Jobs disappear. Hopes for economic development fade. Residents look for a new route to the nearest hospital. Georgia has seen three…

Georgia lawmaker pushes for elected local superintendents

A Georgia lawmaker is traveling the state trying to build support for his constitutional amendment to allow local school districts to elect their superintendent instead of a board appointment. Rep.…

Bicyclist dies after being struck by van in Glynn County

A Griffin bicyclist was killed while riding in an annual fundraising ride through four counties bordering the Altamaha River, the Georgia State Patrol said. Walter Berg, 47, was riding north…