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1 hr ago | The Macon Telegraph

Georgia’s Democrats to hold convention in Dublin

The Democratic Party of Georgia is hosting its quadrennial state convention Aug. 9 in Dublin at the DuBose Porter Regional Business and Industry Center.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Dublin, GA, Laurens County, GA, Bibb County, GA

5 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

GNTC's Graceful Beam Completes 2014 Georgia Master Teacher Experience

Dr. Josephine Reed-Taylor, deputy commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia presents Graceful Beam, instructor of Business Management at GNTC, with a certificate for participating in the Georgia Master Teacher Experience.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: Cooperstown becomes Braves' field of dreams

The state of Georgia should go ahead and annex it and save everyone the trouble.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Solar set to make big inroads across Middle Georgia

Georgia was one of the hottest states for solar installation in 2013, coming in at No.

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Related Topix: US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US Air Force, Twiggs County, GA, Between, GA, Walton County, GA, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Macon Telegraph

Deadline approaching for Georgia alligator hunt

SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPH An alligator, measuring 13 feet 11 inches, was killed in Lake Seminole during Georgia’s 2013 alligator hunt.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Ethics complaint filed over New York fundraiser

A former state lawmaker says a New York City event billed as a fundraiser for Georgia's Democratic Party was unethical and illegal.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia Government, Celebrities, Jason Carter, Pop/Rock, R.E.M., US Governors

The Washington Post

Why David Perdue is the favorite against Michelle Nunn in Georgia

Our forecast for the outcome of the Georgia U.S. Senate election this year is more optimistic for the Republicans than those of many other analysts.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Elizabeth Dole, US Governors, Sonny Perdue, Sports

Fetch Your News

Pickens Resident Arrested for Allegedly Harboring Internet Porn of Minors Commits Suicide

David Baldwin of the Marietta Police Department confirmed today that Thomas Rodriquez of Fairmont committed suicide earlier this week in Marietta.

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Related Topix: Suicide

The Macon Telegraph

Witnesses to plane crash give differing accounts

The preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says three witnesses reported that the engine of the amateur-built plane continued to run normally until it crashed near Carrollton July 13. The report says two other witnesses reported that the engine was sputtering or backfiring.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia construction worker dies after falling from tower

A Georgia man has died after falling from a water tower in Brookhaven where he was working.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia governor chides president over young migrants

Georgia's governor has sent a letter to the president saying it is "unconscionable" that the federal government didn't communicate with his office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Barack Obama

School Bus Fleet

36 Georgia districts awarded for cutting bus emissions

Newton County Schools received a GaDER Blue Sky Award for cutting emissions in at least 75% of its school bus fleet.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Jekyll Island, GA, Glynn County, GA, Barrow County, GA, Dooly County, GA, Gordon County, GA

WCTV Tallahassee

Georgia Health Officials Seek Input on WIC Program

The annual public comment period for the Department of Public Health's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, will run from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31. Georgia WIC director Debra Keyes says department staff will review the comments and use them to update the annual program plan.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

The Wall Street Journal

The Surprise in Jack Kingston's Loss in the Georgia Runoff

Republican Senate candidate Jack Kingston delivers a short speech during a press conference and campaign stop in the lobby of the office building at the Augusta Daniel Field Airport on July 21. That Rep. Jack Kingston lost his primary race for the open Senate seat in Georgia Tuesday night wasn't a complete shock.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney

WTVY Dothan

Authorities Capture Escaped Murder Suspect

The Bay County Sheriff's Office, Holmes County Sheriff's Office, US Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Dale County Sheriff's Office, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Highway Patrol, and Washington County Sheriff's Office all assisted in the recapture.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Georgia Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Carjacking Shooting, 911 Calls Unanswered, Lifeguard Champs, Arson Confirmed and Job Openings

Patch has community websites across Georgia. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Georgia Tech

Athens Banner-Herald

African-American women candidates in Georgia make history

Several black women, including elected officials and community leaders, gathered Wednesday to discuss how Georgia will make history in November.

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Related Topix: African-American, Lithonia, GA, Dekalb County, GA

The Daily Caller

Neither Of The Georgia Senate Nominees Have Ever Held Office Before

At a time of disgust with all things Washington D.C., voters in Georgia are set to send someone to represent them in the U.S. Senate next year who has never held political office before.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government

Sunherald.com

Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family

"I would have married him anyway," said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.

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Related Topix: Emory University

WFTV Orlando

Must-see: Viral photo shows dog guarding its dying companion

A picture of a dog standing over its injured companion has gone viral - and now the dog needs a new home.

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