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Atlanta man attempts to defraud IRS of nearly $12 million

An Atlanta man used information from prisoners across the country in an attempt to defraud the IRS of more than $12 million, according to the US Department of Justice. Qadir…

Naked 1-year-old found walking Athens road New Year’s Eve

A 1-year-old boy was found walking naked on a road in west Athens after a baby-sitter abandoned him and his infant twin sisters on New Year’s Eve, according to an…

Louise Locklear Melton, 86

Louise Locklear Melton, 86, of Waycross passed away Wednesday at Sears Manor in Brunswick following an extended illness. Born in Argyle, her parents were George W. and Willie Howell Locklear.…

Ligon plans to revive legislation

State Sen. William Ligon, R-St. Simons Island, has some unfinished business to take care of during the upcoming session of the state Legislature. In 2013, Ligon set in motion a…

Bill aims to increase funds for HOPE Grant

The HOPE Grant for technical college students in Georgia could once again cover full tuition if the latest proposed legislation is approved in the 2014 Georgia General Assembly session, which…