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Michael Leslie Roberson, 52

Michael Leslie Roberson, 52, of Waynesville died Saturday evening at his residence after an extended illness. Visitation was to be held Monday evening  at 6 p.m. at Frye Funeral Home in…

Mary Hooper Mizell, 84

Mary Hooper Mizell, 84, of Hortense passed away Saturday evening at Bayview Nursing Home in Nahunta following an extended illness.  Memorialization will be by cremation. A memorial service will be held…

Diagnosis: Unrealistic technology expectations doomed Healthcare.gov from the start

Diagnosis: Unrealistic technology expectations doomed Healthcare.gov from the start

The fiasco with the $600 million federal health insurance website wasn’t all bureaucratic. Forcing slow and disparate databases run by government and insurance companies to work together in real time—and…

Newnan now the ‘city of roundabouts’?

Three roundabouts are currently in the works and, once completed, will bring the total number of roundabouts on public roads in Newnan to five. Source: Newnan Times-Herald Hundreds pay their respects…

Athens volunteer has spent 50 years recording books for disabled

For five decades, Ellen Hanna has been recording books for Learning Ally, a group which provides such books for print-disabled students such as the visually impaired or those with reading…

Creeks in Brunswick threatened by dangerous chemicals

The problem is in the groundwater beneath and adjacent to Pinova, a company that produces ingredients used in food products. The problem was already there, however, when Pinova bought the…

Chattahoochee tech college environmental program makes a splash Director Bejie Herrin said the implementation of a new lab and equipment will allow students to become more successful in the associates…

A look at Bartow County’s economic development director

Eric Strickland is acting head of the Development Authority of Bartow County. Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News Plumbers see increase in business with Thanksgiving clogs Source: Augusta Chronicle/Saturday Georgia’s watermelon crop suffered…

Sen. Mike Dugan pre-files ‘Merry Christmas’ bill

State Sen. Mike Dugan has introduced legislation that would allow anyone in the state to wish another “Merry Christmas” without fear of legal retribution. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian North Georgia becomes key…

Fewer people died over holiday weekend

As of Sunday evening, the Georgia Department of Public Safety reported that 12 people had died statewide in wrecks — eight of those worked by the GSP. Statewide last year,…