Tuesday Jul 8
Columbus avoids July 4 traffic deaths but totals spike statewide
The Columbus area avoided traffic deaths during the July Fourth weekend, but fatalities more than doubled throughout Georgia and Alabama compared with highway deaths in 2013, authorities said.
Bond sale highlights investment
Georgia's bond sale last week totaling $977.8 million was a success, seeing the state maintain its AAA bond rating, but more importantly funding important infrastructure for the state in education, higher education construction and renovation, public safety and environmental improvements and various other infrastructure investments.
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Mrs. Gilda Jones Johnson: Obituary
Mrs. Gilda Jones Johnson, 78, of Ellijay, Georgia, formerly of Acworth, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at her home located on her beloved Cartecay River in Ellijay.
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Plans for State Bond Money
June 29-- State Senator Jack Hill of Reidsville reports on how the state is planning on spending nearly a billion dollars in state bond money in his "Report from the Senate."
Newnan mayor speaks to demand for behavioral health
Newnan Mayor Keith Brady testified on behalf of a proposed behavioral hospital during Thursday's session of a Certificate of Need appeal hearing in Atlanta.
Three arrested in Adairsville runaway case, 2 charged with child molestation
According to Adairsville Police Chief Robert Jones, officers responded to Mapco Express along Joe Frank Harris Parkway to recover the runaway juvenile.
Charges Filed in Investigation of Stores Selling Alcohol to Minors
The Douglas Sheriff's Office says four stores have been implicated in an investigation into alcohol sales to minors.
Appeal for behavioral facility Monday
An appeal hearing for the proposed Newnan Behavioral Hospital is scheduled to begin Monday at the Georgia Department of Community Health offices in Atlanta.
2 Killed in I-20 Wreck Near Villa Rica
Two people were killed in a fiery accident that shut down I-20 in Carroll County Thursday evening, according to reports.