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Busload of soldiers to pass through Brantley Saturday

A bus carrying soldiers on their way home from Afghanistan — including one from Brantley — is expected to pass through Nahunta about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The soldiers will land…

Microsoft opens store at St. Johns Town Center

People were lined up for blocks this morning outside a Microsoft retail store that will open its doors for the first time today at the St. Johns Town Center. The…

Man steals alligator from Flint RiverQuarium

A Gainesville, Ga., man has been arrested for stealing an alligator from the Flint RiverQuarium in Albany, reports the Albany Herald. According to an Albany Police Department report, aquarium employee…

Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge cane-grinding set for Saturday

It will be sticky and sweet in the syrup shed on Chesser Island Saturday when the refuge holds its annual sugar cane boil. Visitors to the ONWR will be able…

Cost of living is going up in Homeland

It’s a familiar lament — “prices go up every year” — and one that will hold true for homeowners in Homeland next year. At their regular meeting last week, the…

VA officials admit hospital botched gastrointestinal program

Health care administrators at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center said Thursday that the hospital botched its gastrointestinal program so badly that it had to re-engineer its floor plan…

Man steals alligator from Flint RiverQuarium

A homeless man has been charged with stealing the alligator, which has been returned to the Flint RiverQuarium. Source: Albany Herald  …

Protests over GRU dog experiments schedule for today

Two protests have been scheduled in response to a Humane Society investigation that found questionable practices in a Georgia Regents University dental implant experiment on dogs. Source: Augusta Chronicle Georgia Apply…

Aldi submits plans for Rome grocery store

The documents indicate the new store will be located where the Village Theaters now sits. Source: Rome News-Tribune Manhattan developer wants to build skyscrapers in Atlanta Developers are pitching three towers…

John McCallum joins race for 1st Congressional District seat

McCallum is a resident of St. Simons Island and former Newt Gingrich aide; he’s the sixth Republican to announce his candidacy for Jack Kingston’s House District seat. Source: Savannah Morning News…

Fatal tanker truck crash closes parts of Ga. 17 until Monday

The tanker carrying thousands of gallons of gasoline exploded in the accident and the ensuing fire has damaged parts of the highway. Source: Savannah Morning News JFK assassination: A look at…