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57 min ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

Sheriff's Office: Man accused of causing skull fracture to 1-month-old

A man has been arrested on a cruelty to children in the first degree charge in Burke County, the Sheriff's Office said.

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5 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Construction time uncertain for Georgia nuclear plant

Georgia Power said its $6.7 billion budget to build a new nuclear plant is holding steady, but it reported Thursday that builders face "challenges" sticking to the construction schedule and costs could change in the future.

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9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Georgia EPD Appoints New Brownfield Program Coordinator

Beth Blalock has been named the new Brownfield Coordinator for the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, replacing Madeleine Kellam, who has led the brownfield program since its inception and will retire at the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

11 hrs ago | 13WMAZ.com

Drunk driving program coming to Georgia College

Georgia College is offering a way to teach students about drunk driving without the consequences with the "Arrive Alive" program.

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12 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

North Georgia Scholarship Winner Makes Name Nationally

Georgia Northwestern Director of College Development Jason Gamel, far right, helps encourage donations to the GNTC Foundation throughout the year.

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Related Topix: Murray County, GA, Chatsworth, GA

14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Men arrested in Athens hotel meth and guns bust sentenced to federal prison

Three men were sentenced to federal prison terms this week in connection with their arrests in an Athens hotel room, where authorities found a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, handguns and other contraband.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Drugs

17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia sheriff's captain accused of crimes involving teen

Authorities say a veteran sheriff's captain is accused of using a computer to have an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old boy.

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22 hrs ago | WALA

Murder trial begins in buttocks injection case

Illicit silicone buttocks injections that prosecutors say caused the 2012 death of a Georgia woman are at the center of a murder trial that began Tuesday in Jackson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Challenge against ALS catches on in Georgia's health community

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis hasn't had this much attention since baseball legend Lou Gehrig died of the disease in 1941.

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WALB-TV Albany

Gun safety becomes concern after Arizona accident

After a tragic accident in Arizona where a 9-year old girl fatally shot her instructor at a gun range, south Georgians are weighing in on gun safety.

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Business Journal

Georgia lawmakers start exploring medical marijuana bill

Two experts on medical marijuana from Colorado urged Georgia lawmakers Wednesday to give parents the right to buy cannabis oil to treat their children suffering from seizure disorders.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Marijuana

Patch.com

Georgia State Patrol Will Be Out in Force Over Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend -- one of the heaviest travel periods of the year - has the Georgia State Patrol gearing up to catch impaired drivers.

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ThinkProgress

Georgia Governor 'Presumes' Immigration Activists Are Undocumented

When four immigration activists asked Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to address a Board of Regents policy barring undocumented immigrants from enrollment to some Georgia colleges Tuesday night, they probably didn't expect the governor to "presume" that they were undocumented.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Illegal Immigration, University of Georgia

Athens Banner-Herald

Largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens

The largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens, located at the intersection of Highways 29 and 72, and becomes the supermarket company's fourth store in the Athens area.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Madison, GA, Morgan County, GA, University of Georgia

Creative Loafing Atlanta

What's holding up the 'Green Book,' Georgia's...

Like a backhoe sunk in the mud, Georgia regulations on a key water pollutant are marred up in a months-long dispute that's making nobody happy.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

LaGrange Daily News

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Donates Four Optimas to WGTC

From left, West Georgia Technical College Provost Dr. Perrin Alford, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration Randy Jackson, WGTC VP of Academic Affairs Pat Hannon, WGTC VP of Economic Development Dr. Pete Snell, WGTC President Steve G. Daniel, WGTC Executive Director of Institutional Advancement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Kia Optima, Kia, Sedan, Troup County, GA, West Point, GA

The Salinas Californian

Jason Mraz sings on 'Think You Can Dance'Jason Mraz sings on 'Think...

Jason Mraz sings on 'Think You Can Dance' Dances who tap are among the finalists.

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Related Topix: Driven, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Hot in Cleveland, Emmy Awards, Betty White, The Middle

WALB-TV Albany

Commissioners approve city speed limit changes

City officials say they don't often change speed limits around the city. Commissioners approved new rules on Ledo and Beattie Roads to make sure police can use their radar there.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibit celebrates UGA student experiences with community partnerships

The University of Georgia's Archway Partnership and College of Environment and Design are celebrating the seventh anniversary of their collaborative relationship with an exhibit and reception 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday in the main hall of the Jackson Street Building, 285 S. Jackson St., North Campus.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

Examiner.com

John Lewis to rally black voters in 2014

Democrats in races that will help determine control of the Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial advantage over Republican opponents as they fend off attacks from conservative groups, according to... Georgia civil rights leader U.S. Rep. John Lewis , along with the rest of the Congressional Black ... (more)

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government, Barack Obama, African-American

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