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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.
2 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.
2 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.
1 week ago
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Georgia swamp fire: evacuation order lifted for nearby towns

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) - A mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for two south Georgia towns threatened for days last week by a wildfire that had spread outside the boundaries of the neighboring Okefenokee swamp.
1 week ago
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Georgia man dies in tragic crash

POLK COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – A Georgian died after a tragic single vehicle crash Friday afternoon. The incident reportedly happened in Polk County on U.S. Highway 411 and claimed the life of 71-year-old Larry Underwood. He was driving southbound in inclement weather when his vehicle hydroplaned and struck a tree. Tennessee Highway Patrol responded and […]
1 week ago
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Inmate seeks execution by firing squad, says lethal injection too painful

(CNN) – A Georgia inmate is asking to be executed by a firing squad because he says lethal injection would be too painful for him. Convicted murderer J.W. Ledford Jr. takes a pain medication, gabapentin, that changed his brain chemistry so much the lethal injection drug pentobarbital might not make him unconscious and would cause him […]
2 weeks ago
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Georgia company recalls chicken sausage

Georgia (WDEF) -- A food company in Georgia is recalling some sausage links that may be contaminated with plastics materials.
2 weeks ago
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Power restored in northwest Georgia after power pole fire

RINGGOLD, Ga. (WDEF) -- Power is restored for several northwest Georgia residents, after a power pole caught fire Sunday.
2 weeks ago
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Fire continues to scorch Georgia wildlife refuge; residents evacuated

FOLKSTON, Ga. (CBS) – Firefighters were battling Sunday to prevent a fire in a southern Georgia wildlife refuge from spreading, authorities said. The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge said in a statement that “extremely dangerous burning conditions persist” and that 11,000 acres have been consumed by fire in the past two days. About 79 people have been […]
2 weeks ago
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Georgia trucker charged in interstate crash that killed 2

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police have charged a Georgia trucker with reckless driving after an accident on Interstate 81 that killed two people.