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New system to be used to calculate teacher pay

Next year the new Teacher Keys evaluation system for public school teachers will base teacher pay on classroom observations and student outcomes on tests and other progress goals. But Savannah-Chatham…

AG opens probe into complaint of illegal closed sessions in Bacon

The Attorney General’s office has responded to a recent formal complaint of illegal closed-door meetings in Bacon County by opening an investigation. The complaint, filed Dec. 4, was prompted after…

Deadly Bacon jail escape plan foiled by staff

Bacon County Jail staff intercepted plans for what was intended to be a fatal attack and escape plan by inmates here last Friday, December 6. According to Bacon County Sheriff…

One dead, two injured in crash near Irwinville Tuesday

Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore says one person has been killed and two others injured in a crash on Hwy. 125 a little after 1 p.m. Tuesday about 3 miles…

Flu kills two in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health announced late Wednesday it has lab confirmation of two flu-related deaths in the state. These are the first confirmed flu-related deaths in Georgia this flu…

Parents of Valdosta teen found dead in mat want inquiry

Parents of Valdosta teen found dead in mat want inquiry

Lawyers for the parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat are calling on the governor to order a coroner’s inquest. The body…

Police seek two in Richmond Hill death

The Richmond Hill Police Department has secured warrants for the arrest of two individuals resulting from their investigation of the discovery of the body of Evans Patrick Fruitticher in the…

Pierce finally admits paying $100,000 to end lawsuit

Pierce County has agreed to pay former Emergency Medical Service Director Ken Justice $100,000 to settle his lawsuit. The settlement, dated Sept. 15, was finally released by the county last…

Superior Court: Allow Boatright to run for REMC board of Directors

A Tuesday, December 3, Superior State Court ruling demands Satilla Rural Electric Membership Cooperative issue a ballot for the Board of Directors to include Jerry E. Boatright as a candidate…

Pope Francis named Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Person of the Year

The Vatican on Wednesday responded to TIME naming Pope Francis as Person of the Year for 2013 by saying the Holy See doesn’t seek “fame,” but that it’s a “positive…

Fraud allegations pointed at 20 Grady High football players

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis said they received a tip Nov. 7 that several players did not live within the school boundaries and they were recruited to play for…

Snow tires?

Snow tires?

Marion Strickland and Joe Corbitt of 82 Tire and Lube stand in front of Nahunta's only tire snow man. …

Mandela ceremony interpreter called a ‘fake’

Mandela ceremony interpreter called a ‘fake’ – http://pulse.me/s/IHRh8…