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Historical Society to meet Friday

The Brantley County Historical Society’s regular meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Nahunta Library. Dues are $15 annually and many are due this month…

Streeter cartoon

Streeter cartoon

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Merger of St. Marys police with Camden Sheriff’s Office too costly, task force says

A task force on consolidating St. Marys police with the county Sheriff’s Office has concluded the costs would far outweigh the benefits. The St. Marys Police Consolidation Task Force’s job…

Truck carrying 38,000 pounds of chicken overturns on I-285 ramp

Truck carrying 38,000 pounds of chicken overturns on I-285 ramp

An overturned tractor-trailer full of chicken shut down an Interstate 285 ramp Tuesday morning. The crash happened at the I-285 south ramp onto Interstate 20 east in DeKalb County. The…

32 arrested in two-day Savannah-Chatham police operation

32 arrested in two-day Savannah-Chatham police operation

Robert Douglas Morgan chose the wrong night to try to run from the law. The 29-year-old passenger in a battered, blue-gray Oldsmobile ignored a police officer’s demand he stay in…

Georgia pecan industry targets India

Georgia pecan industry targets India

Georgia pecan grower Randy Hudson and his fellow farmers are on a mission to bring the American treat to the world. It’s an effort that’s paid off in places like…

Jim Beam maker acquired by Japanese firm

The maker of classic American whiskeys Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark has agreed to be acquired by a Japanese company in a $13.62 billion deal that would create the third…

Georgia legislature kicks off 2014 session

Georgia legislature kicks off 2014 session

The 40-day legislative session kicked off Monday with replacement lawmakers getting sworn in, committees beginning to work, and a warning to tone down the politics. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle welcomed…

Capitol comes back to life with start of new session

Most of the year, the oil paintings and statues in the state Capitol stare at little but shifting shadows in a vast building as quiet as an elementary school in…