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  1. Q&A: Lehigh Valley IronPig David Buchanan loves Peter Griffin, Spades, yoga and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Morning Call

    ... golf, and me and my roommates do yoga. Separates us, gets us away. What do you do when friends come to visit you in Georgia : Just hang out. I have a few close buddies, we just hang out and watch movies. If it's in the offseason, usually we go ...


  2. Teens Escape Fire, Prostitution Sting, $3 Million Cocaine Bust,...Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago |

    Plus, suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was convicted on three counts of perjury and a single count of attempted extortion. Some top posts in Georgia, including a police cruiser damaged in suspected arson.


  3. Business Portfolio July 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Albany Herald

    Joseph W. Dent, of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has received the Ross Adams Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.


  4. Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health careRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Statesboro Herald

    Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.


  5. Bulloch schools face continuing concerns over hiring minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... models and teachers, in all the schools. When the Bulloch County Schools filed a required annual report with the Georgia Department of Education in October 2014, Southeast Bulloch High School had only one minority faculty or staff member, an ...


  6. Terry Dickson: Navy vet realizes a lifelong dream despite loss of legRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... cash to pay the $600 to $1,000 for the lessons needed for certification as a deep water diver. He went to Divers Den Georgia in St. Marys and found a group willing to help. He has completed the certification under the instruction of Chris Whitlock ...


  7. South Georgia celebrates Independence Day with new parade, traditional race and fireworks galoreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Frank DeLorenza and his dog Oliver travel in a Red Bug in Saturday's parade through Jekyll Island's Landmark Historic District. Left: Jacob Young gives Zoey a drink as he and his wife, Courtney Morgan, who owns Zoey, get ready for the parade.


  8. Warm finish to holiday weekend with scattered showers possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

    Scattered showers will stick around across western North Carolina while northeast Georgia and the Upstate see a bit more in the way of cloud cover. Temperatures will fall into the mid to upper 60s area wide with light winds.


  9. July 4 crowds ignore call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park over Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.


  10. Mitchell County's Justin Scott-Wesley has knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Albany Herald

    Georgia confirmed that Justin Scott-Wesley had surgery on Thursday and that he should be ready to participate in preseason camp.


  11. New management, same great sounds at Bleckley County JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    For the past six years, people from Cochran and surrounding counties have come to the Oak Grove Community Center on Georgia 126 each Friday night to hear classic country and gospel music. It's now being managed by Sonny and Jewell Hinson.


  12. Same-sex marriage seems only tolerated hereRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... against anyone." Liberty County Probate Judge Nancy Aspinwall, whose office issues marriage licenses said Georgia's application now refers to "Applicant 1" and "Applicant 2" instead of "bride" and "groom." The court also performs civil ceremonies.As ...


  13. Severe thunderstorm warning issued for south GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Dougherty county, Lee county, Turner county, and Worth county.


  14. Jamie Hood trial: Athens cop slain while on cellphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... while crime scene specialists processed Christian's patrol car with the slain officer still in the driver's seat, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Jeff Roesler testified. The photos were of Christian's family as a group and his ...


  15. DNR shares tips to stay safe this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

    Take a national holiday, add alcohol, fast boats and boxes of fireworks and you get this year's Fourth of July weekend for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on Lake Lanier. Last week, Ranger 1st Class Mark Stephens turned on his blue lights and asked boaters to show all of their required safety gear.


  16. All lanes of I-95 open to traffic in Bryan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    All lanes of Interstate 95 in Richmond Hill are now open a statement released by the Georgia Department of Transportation said Saturday afternoon. At least one lane of the Interstate had been closed since the overpass over US 17 was damaged in an accident on July 2. A single lane of northbound on US 17 under the I-95 overpass bridge will remain closed indefinitely to allow for support structures under the bridge.


  17. Panama Also Drops Out Of Donald Trump's Miss Universe PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... on April 22, 2012. US property mogul Donald Trump lent his name to a new luxury skyscraper project in ex-Soviet Georgia, which is emerging from a 2008 war with Russia and seeking Western tourists and funds. AFP PHOTO / SEYRAN BAROYAN (Photo credit ...


  18. Reinhardt Students Take Part In Anti-Malaria CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The students developed a marketing strategy for North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria initiative. During the spring semester, Dr. Dana Hall's students in her course, non-profit Marketing Campaign Strategies, focused on the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church's annual initiative to raise awareness and funds for "Imagine No Malaria," a ministry of the United Methodist Committee on Relief.


  19. Sons and Daughters of American Revolution give real meaning to Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Then, DAR and Sons of the American Revolution laid wreaths at Button Gwinnett's monument. Gwinnett was commander of Georgia's Continental battalion, and was appointed to the Continental Congress and voted for independence. He, along with two other ...


  20. Exhibit opens July 4 about black experience in WW2Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... was drafted and became a medic. Often Smith was the only African-American on the bus back from town to Camp Stewart, Georgia, on Saturday nights. He remembers being made to sit in the baggage compartment behind the back seats. Smith was stationed in ...