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When you change your clocks, change your smoke alarm batteries

ATLANTA, Ga. (WDEF) — Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to daylight saving time on March 12. “The annual change to daylight saving time is the perfect opportunity to make sure your smoke alarms are […]
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GBI arrests former Georgia Department of Community Supervision employee

Dalton, Georgia (WDEF) – On June 9, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation(GBI) was requested by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (GDCS) to investigate allegations of an inappropriate relationship between GDCS employee Aldo F. Avila, 35, and a parolee/probationer under Avila’s supervision. An investigation was conducted by the GBI […]
105 bodies found during construction project to be reburied
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105 bodies found during construction project to be reburied

ATLANTA (AP) - University of Georgia officials say they will rebury the remains of 105 bodies discovered when expanding a building on the campus.
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Georgia House backs bill allowing guns on college campuses

ATLANTA (AP) – Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation approved by the Georgia House. Members voted Friday, 108-63, sending the proposal to the Senate. The bill is nearly identical to legislation vetoed last year by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal. Rep. Mandi Ballinger of Canton sponsored this year’s bill […]
4 weeks ago
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Georgia Power suspends study for nuclear plant near Columbus

would not be needed as soon as previously expected.
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Georgia ‘campus carry’ bill up for a vote before deadline

It's now or never for several bills before Georgia lawmakers this year
4 weeks ago
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Correction: Missing Teacher-Georgia story

FITZGERALD, Ga. (AP) – In a story March 1 about a search for a missing teacher’s remains, The Associated Press reported that the suspect in the teacher’s death was her former student. Ryan Duke attended Irwin County High at the same time Tara Grinstead taught there. A friend of Grinstead’s said after Duke’s arrest that […]
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GBI investigates officer-involved shooting in Dallas, Georgia

DALLAS, Georgia (WDEF) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation will look into a police shooting incident in northern Georgia. A Dallas Police officer shot a suspect who is now in critical condition. They were called to a report on shots fired and a man with a rifle. The officer saw 26 year old Daron Holcombe […]
4 weeks ago
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Georgia House approves a flat tax

State officials estimate that the change means the state will get $18 million less
1 month ago
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Tennessee and Georgia tackle non citizen voting issue

Both Georgia and Tennessee tinkering with labels