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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 min ago | New York Daily News

Georgia pair posed as engaged couple before burglarizing home: cops

Georgia detectives say a pair of conniving burglars posed as a newly engaged couple looking for their first home-but were in fact scouting the place out for a robbery.

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2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Georgia Happenings

Homeschool program , 9-11 a.m., Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway, St. Marys.

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Related Topix: St. Marys, GA, Camden County, GA, 9, St. Simons Island, GA, Glynn County, GA, Darien, GA, McIntosh County, GA, Brunswick, GA

3 hrs ago | Fox News

Georgia pol claims Tyler Perry using star power to secure 'sweetheart' deal for Army base

An unusual dispute is taking shape in Georgia that has all the trappings of a juicy Hollywood flick: alleged secret deals, political profiting, and, oh -- Tyler Perry.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia Government, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, Fort McPherson, US Army, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

7 hrs ago | The Times

UNG instructor to compete for Army's Best Warrior title

Sgt. 1st Class David Smith, right, competes in the road march portion of the recent U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Eustis, US Army

10 hrs ago | The Times

Good weather propels Ga. 347 work

Orange construction barrels are scattered across 7 miles of Ga. 347 as road crews are taking advantage of the summer's good weather to move along two separate widening efforts in what is Hall County's biggest road project.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Kidnapped Ga. couple handcuffed, shot; womana

Kidnapped Ga. couple handcuffed, shot; woman survives Police are searching for suspects in a deadly Decatur kidnapping.

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Statesboro Herald

At the touch of a button at East Georgia Regional

East Georgia Regional Medical Center ICU Clinical Director Diana Ray, RN, right, talks to her on-screen colleague, Emory Center for Critical Care's Era Napier, RN.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emory University, Medicine, Medicaid, Health

The Miami Herald

Georgia film studio plan: High drama, few results

Medient Studios broke ground on its 1,500-acre complex in Effingham County west of Savannah in August 2013, promising to create 1,000 jobs in five years.

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Examiner.com

The experimental biochar terrace garden

Why, over a thousand years ago, did the inhabitants of North Georgia build massive complexes of agricultural terraces, when at the same time they were farming rich river bottom lands nearby? The answers are being found at an experimental terrace garden near Amicalola Falls and the beginning of the Appalachian Trail in the Georgia Mountains.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Papua New Guinea, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA

News 4 Jax

Company plans entertainment in Camden

The Kingsland City Council recently approved an agreement that could lead to the groundbreaking of a $350 million, 495-acre amusement resort on Interstate 95 in the spring of 2015.

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Related Topix: Interstate, Pop/Rock

Daily Kos

GA: Hudgens in the Pumpkin Patch

The Burts are probably going to regret inviting Georgia's Republican candidates to publicize their "Fun Farm" just before opening day.

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Related Topix: US News, Georgia Government, Liberal Political News

The Times

5 things to know about Georgia elections

Every statewide official will be up for re-election this year in Georgia, and sitting atop the ballot will be one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Celebrities, Jason Carter, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Thomaston Times

Republicans raise $7,217 for Bo Story Fund

SubmittedMembers of the Georgia Republican Party Community Service Committee present gift cards to Scott Story totalling $7,217 to be given to cancer patients and their families.

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA, Pediatric Cancer, Health

Scotsman.com

Trade mark it within the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Games may have finished weeks ago, but they will remain fresh in the memory for a long time to come.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Isle of Man

Daily Tribune News

Bartow wages among highest in NW Georgia

Carissa Shellhorse serves a Swheat Market customer during its busy lunch hour. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the service-providing industry employed 17,104 people in Bartow County for 2013 and paid out a total of $571,951,982 in annual wages for the year.

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Related Topix: Whitfield County, GA, Gordon, GA, Wilkinson County, GA, Haralson, GA, Coweta County, GA, Cherokee County, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA

Peach Pundit

Democrats Work to Increase Black Turnout

Heading into the final two months of an election season where Republicans have a not-unreasonable chance of controlling the Senate, Democrats are trying to motivate African-Americans in the hope they will vote in numbers more typically seen in a presidential year, rather than in a midterm.

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Related Topix: US News, North Atlanta (North Atlanta, GA), John Lewis, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia Government

The Times-Herald

Georgia first lady visits Poplar Road

Georgia first lady Sandra Deal visited Poplar Road Elementary last week as part of her "Read Across Georgia" literary campaign.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Coweta County, GA, US Governors

The Times

Georgia Rideshare lot goes unused

The Ride Share lot at Atlanta Highway and Thurmon Tanner Parkway is mostly empty Thursday morning with only a handful of vehicles in the 360-space lot.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Oakwood, GA, Gainesville, GA, Buford, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia launches campaign to support small businesses

Small businesses are getting help from a few sources normally associated with the splashy announcements of major corporations bringing hundreds of jobs to the state.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Athens Banner-Herald

Summer drought has Georgia farmers feeling the heat

A summer drought combined with scorching temperatures have Georgia farmers feeling the heat, says University of Georgia's agricultural climatologist Pam Knox.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, University of Georgia, Agriculture, Science, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

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