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Buchanan scheduled for surgery Wednesday

Lori Buchanan will go to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville Monday for a preoperative examination at 6 a.m. She is expected to return Wednesday for surgery to remove  a  growth found…

Murder suspect caught after search in Camden

Murder suspect caught after search in Camden

A massive manhunt through Georgia woods and marsh ended with the capture of a man wanted for murder Friday. The long day for Camden County Sheriff’s Office Dep. James Thames…

Harbor upkeep underfunded at busy Brunswick port

Harbor upkeep underfunded at busy Brunswick port

Nearly seven years after government-funded dredging added 6 feet of depth to the waterway connecting the Port of Brunswick to the Atlantic Ocean, much of that extra room for cargo…

Wayne’s Sanders chooses Florida after UGA offer cools

One of the wilder scenarios this past cycle occurred in Jesup. Four-star wide receiver Krenwick Sanders committed to Georgia on Nov. 29, 2012. Georgia reached out to Wayne County coach…

Camden Auburn signee arrested on felony marijuana charges

Camden County defensive back and Times-Union Super 24 selection Kalvaraz Bessent was arrested on Friday night in Nassau County and charged with two felonies related to marijuana possession. jacksonville.com.…

Man kills himself near Glynn courthouse

Man kills himself near Glynn courthouse

The street between the Glynn County courthouse and jail was shut down Thursday afternoon after a man shot himself in a parked car.…

UGA ag economists note farm bill affects on Georgians

Due to the new federal farm bill, which passed the Senate last week, the farm subsidies issued annually to producers around the country were eliminated, including counter-cyclical payments. Both were…

As illegal ‘pill mills’ fall, addicts resorting to robbery for drugs

Pharmacy officials say such robberies are occurring with greater frequency in Georgia. Ironically, the officials link the increase to the state’s recent success in cracking down on the scourge of…

Trial of fired ethics commission employee’s lawsuit delayed

The upcoming trial in the lawsuit of a former state ethics commission employee who alleges retaliation for investigating complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal has been delayed for several weeks. jacksonville.com.…

Former UGa registrar’s office worker charged with using students’ info to obtain credit cards

ATHENS, GA. | Police say a former employee in the registrar’s office at the University of Georgia is accused of using students’ personal information to obtain credit cards. jacksonville.com.…

Pierce superintendent announces sudden change in elementary school principal

Dr. Tammy Theologus, long-time principal at Blackshear Elementary School, has been moved to a new position at the school system’s central office. Tonya Johnson, who has served as system curriculum…