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Judge finds NSA bulk data collection unconstitutional

A federal judge says the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution’s ban on unreasonable searches. The judge put his decision on hold pending a nearly…

Judge Jeanine: How did Secret Service let fake interpreter near the President?

In her Opening Statement Saturday night, Judge Jeanine Pirro took on signs of incompetence in the Obama White House after the shocking revelations about the man who faked sign language…

Former Piebar ‘spaceship-like’ site off I-85 to become Cirque

Former Piebar ‘spaceship-like’ site off I-85 to become Cirque

The iconic spaceship-like building visible from Interstate 85 and off Monroe Drive that has housed Piebar, Eros Tapas Bar and other short-lived concepts, will become a seafood and daiquiri spot…

Georgia ports continue record pace in October

Georgia’s ports moved a record 2.54 million tons of cargo during October — up 22 percent, Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday. The Colonel’s Island Terminal at the Port of Brunswick…

Dowdy, three other BCHS students, charged in theft of golf cart

Dowdy, three other BCHS students, charged in theft of golf cart

Ben D. Dowdy, 18, and three  juvenile males were charged with theft by taking and obstruction of law enforcement officers when the four left Brantley County High School and stole…

Enforcement difficult against designer drug creators

Synthetic marijuana can lead to paranoia or hallucinations and even suicide; Since 2010, the Georgia Legislature has passed bills that are aimed at combating the drugs and ‘bath salts,’ but…

IKEA sponsors turtle at Tybee Marine Science Center

IKEA sponsors turtle at Tybee Island Marine Science Center Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday Zoo Atlanta’s pandas are not boys, but girls Genetic testing shows the three young pandas are actually girls.…

Wilcox County Schools: Staff wants to continue 4-day work week

According to a survey of teachers in the Wilcox County School System, 80% of the respondents said they prefer the four-day school week for the 2014-2015 year. Source: Cordele Dispatch  …

Officials say Sabal Trail gas pipeline is ‘quite a way off’

In Colquitt County about 90 percent of those whose land could lie in the path of the massive pipeline have either given permission or allowed workers onto their land without…

U.S. Sen. Isakson condemns VA center deaths

Isakson, a member of Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, said his staff has begun coordinating efforts with Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., to have a congressional hearing at the Charlie Norwood…

U.S. Sen. Isakson condemns VA center deaths

U.S. Sen. Isakson condemns VA center deaths Isakson, a member of Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, said his staff has begun coordinating efforts with Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., to have…

New leaders named for Augusta Warrior Project

New leaders named for Augusta Warrior Project The veterans group is making changes to its board of directors and executive leadership; W. Thomas Matthews, the former co-chairman of the Medal…