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38 min ago | Statesboro365

Statesboro City Council meets Tuesday

Among the items on the agenda is a motion to approve a professional engineering services contract to Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. not to exceed $63,562.00 for the design, survey and permitting services for the water main replacement on Savannah Avenue between East Main Street and Gentilly Road.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA

4 hrs ago | Dalton Daily Citizen

Georgia ranks in middle in new corruption study

Georgia doesn't rank among the most corrupt states in the nation, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: Dalton State College, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The New Yorker

Rachel Aviv: A middle-school cheating scandal raises questions about No Child Left Behind.

Christopher Waller, the principal of Parks, was lauded in Atlanta, and became a minor celebrity of the school-reform movement.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News

WTVR Richmond

What's next in case of Georgia father whose child died in hot car?

It's a tragedy that has made many people across the country sick to their stomachs.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Kingston, Perdue hone attacks in Ga. Senate debate

Kingston, a Savannah congressman, questioned Perdue's business background and called him "out-of-touch" for living in a gated community on a gated island with a gate on his house.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dollar General, Retail

The Coastal Courier

Georgia residents save nearly $5M on prescriptions

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia and the Coast2CoastRx program save residents $4.6 million on their prescriptions with the Coast2Coast Rx card, a free discount prescription initiative.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, GA

Tifton Gazette

BOE hosts Q&A on millage rate increase

The Tift County Board of Education held their first two public hearings Thursday on the millage rate increase.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Perdue touts business record in Georgia Senate bid

By KRISTEN de GROOT A business associate says Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band The Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Punk, The Ramones

Cincinnati.com

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Americana shines at Buckle Up Folk, bluegrass, swing and gospel all combine with country for a sound with growing appeal Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1m5JyFX Old Crow Medicine Show is a young group striving to make new music influenced by the old-fashioned.

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Related Topix: Old Crow Medicine Show, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Country, Willie Nelson, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Old Dixie Highway sign is marker to road history

WOODY MARSHALL/THE TELEGRAPH Byron, Georgia, 07/03/2014: This Central Dixie Highway concrete marker pointed the way to Perry stood of years beside Highway 41 at the Highway 49 intersection near Byron.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Byron, GA, Peach County, GA, Houston County, GA, Perry, GA, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA

The Times-Herald

Georgia Says

The nation's welfare system often does a better job of keeping some families in poverty than in providing incentives that lead to a better life.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Opinion

Insurance Journal West

Georgia Agent Accused of Home, Crop Insurance Fraud

An Eastman, Georgia, insurance agent has been charged with insurance fraud and forgery in connection with homeowners and crop insurance policies she sold in the middle Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government

Sunherald.com

Georgia firms eye commercial uses of drones

Unmanned aircraft may still be most associated with weapons of war, but that's quickly changing - and not just because of cool fireworks videos.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Agriculture, Science, Privacy, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Museum of Art's Museum Mix to focus on music that inspired Pylon

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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

Business Journal

Georgia Supremes: Business judgment rule no automatic protection

Bank executives can be held liable for negligence under Georgia law if they make decisions in bad faith or without using due diligence, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Thomaston Times

Georgia Chamber leaders meet in Thomaston

The Thomaston TimesPictured left to right are John Cushnie, VP of Economic Development for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce ; Lori Sh... Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Clark and representatives from the Georgia Chamber were in town earlier this week to meet with our local Chamber President Lori Smith and Industrial Development ... (more)

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA

SavannahNow

Debris workshop informs K-12 teachers about environmental issues affecting Georgia coast

Teachers sift through sand on Tybee Island. The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service along with the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography tested Tybee sand for microplastics as part of a workshop.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, Oceanography, Science, Skidaway Island, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Peake to help guide Georgia through cannabis questions

State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, will help guide the state through issues about how to use a marijuana extract.

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Related Topix: Georgia Government, Marijuana, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Mercer University

Patch.com

4.0, Way to Go: Area Students Honored at North Georgia

ReadMedia Newswire Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia , recognized more than 1,000 students for their academic performance during spring semester 2014.

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Related Topix: Makivision Games, Way to Go!, Video Games, Gwinnett County, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Dacula, GA

Alabama Live

Pelham man accused of killing Georgia woman with car was sober, phone illegally seized by...

The attorney for a Pelham man accused of killing a Georgia grandmother by repeatedly ramming her SUV with his truck and then running her over claims police illegally confiscated his client's cell phone to build a case against him.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Douglas County, GA, Douglasville, GA

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