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Georgia school bans 35 pranksters from graduation

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) – A middle Georgia school district say 35 seniors won’t march at graduation after joining in a senior prank. Baldwin County officials tell local media that Thursday’s actions went beyond the bounds of a joke. Spokesman Byron Wellman says students wearing black clothes and white masks sprayed water guns and threw water […]
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Witness won’t testify in trial of accused gang members

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) – A witness is balking at testifying at the southwest Georgia trial of two men accused in a deadly drive-by-shooting. A Dougherty County judge sent jurors home early Monday after the eyewitness refused to testify. WALB-TV reports the witness could still take the stand Tuesday in Dougherty Superior Court. Desmond Warren and […]
2 days ago
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Threat posed by mosquitoes in Georgia will be influenced by weather

ATLANTA (AP) - Experts say the threat posed by mosquitoes in Georgia this summer will depend greatly on the weather.
3 days ago
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Stone Mountain officer, son arrested after alleged road rage incident

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - A Stone Mountain police officer and her son have been arrested after an alleged road rage incident involving a gun in Newton County.
3 days ago
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Georgia utility regulators approve solar facility near base

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia regulators have approved a solar power facility's construction near a military base in the state.
5 days ago
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Gordon County Homeowner Fights off Home Invaders

Police arrested a couple of Gordon County teenagers for a home invasion last night. The Sheriff tells us the homeowner was able to fight them off using the intruder’s own weapon. Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says two 17-year-old boys staked out a couple from the homeowner’s own backyard, a home in the Pine Chapel […]
5 days ago
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New leads result in arrests in Georgia murder case from 2006

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) – Authorities say new leads in an 11-year-old southeast Georgia murder case resulted in the arrests of three men. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that 60-year-old Willie James Carradine; 39-year-old William Faison; and 38-year-old Robert Nathan Hall have been charged with murder in the slaying of 36-year-old Anthony Dale Vickers […]
7 days ago
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Execution of J.W. Ledford Jr. On Hold

JACKSON, Ga. (WDEF)- The execution of a man convicted of killing a Murray County man is on hold, for now. J.W. Ledford, Jr. was scheduled to be put to death tonight at a state prison in Jackson, Georgia. The 45-year-old inmate was convicted of murder in the January 1992 stabbing death of Dr. Harry Johnston […]
1 week ago
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UPDATE: Parole board denies clemency for death row inmate in Murray County murder

J.W. Ledford Jr. is scheduled to be put to death Tuesday.
1 week ago
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1st rush hour in Atlanta since I-85 overpass repaired

Authorities said all lanes of Interstate 85 near the heart of Atlanta were reopened over the weekend