If Mark Zuckerberg seems irritable, he has good reason. His Facebook Empire is facing a digital scandal provoked by a former employee turned whistleblower.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff have been charged in the case.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – The staff at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently got a second chance to give a dog with a rare limb deformity a better life.
ATLANTA — It’s been two weeks since Valdosta resident Christy Vrandopulo talked to her fiance,’ “Noor,” an Afghan soldier who trained at Moody Air Force Base for about two years; he was in Kabul Aug. 12 as the Taliban began its takeover of the city.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – When Oscar-winning writer and director Tom McCarthy homed in on a central Oklahoma city as one of the settings for his latest film, he didn’t know what to expect. But he liked the sound of it and was looking for a location in a land-locked state.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – Six bicyclists from the Cherokee Nation are about to embark on a 950-mile journey to retrace the Trail of Tears, as they left for New Echota, Georgia, on Wednesday, May 26.
VALDOSTA — An audiotape of a supposed confession in the 2013 death of a Georgia teen found dead in a wrestling mat has been determined to be inauthentic, the Lowndes County sheriff said this week.
Facebook’s Oversight Board has both applauded and admonished Facebook for clamping a gag order on former President Trump the day after his supporters laid siege to the national Capitol.
BYROMVILLE, Georgia — When Sylvester Bembry inherited the family farm in Hawkinsville from his parents, he inherited the debt that came with it. Debt that he doesn’t want to pass on to the next generation.
NORMAN, Okla. – The announcer of an online sports network acknowledged Friday he used a cruel racial slur to disparage the Norman High School girls’ basketball team for kneeling during the national anthem of a livestreamed game.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
DALTON — A Whitfield County Sheriff's Office deputy threatened to arrest a television news crew after a reporter tried to ask embattled U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene a question at a forum she hosted in Dalton Wednesday night.
A Democratic U.S. representative plans to introduce a resolution to expel Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress due to "repeated endorsements of sedition, domestic terrorism and political violence."
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
Untangling wires, replacing bulbs and breaking out ladders to hang Christmas lights every year can be quite the job for homeowners. But when the result is a brightly-lit house adorned with festive decorations, onlookers can rarely resist the lure of holiday spirit.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
The sun sets with a muted glow over Niagara Falls, New York, earlier this week, showing the effects of a milky sky caused by diffuse clouds of smoke from the West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
WESTERN WILDFIRES, EASTERN SUNSET: Sun sets with a muted glow from diffuse clouds of smoke from West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
Sun sets in Niagara Falls, N. Y., this week with muted glow against milky sky caused by smoky residue from the West Coast wildfires that traveled across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
WESTVILLE – It’s like a Norman Rockwell cover picture from a 1960s Life Magazine, with three children manning a lemonade stand while talking to a neighbor. But it’s in Westville, Oklahoma, today, in 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
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- Man escapes police custody at hospital
- Shooter at high-rise apartment building in Atlanta was from Milledgeville
- Woman crashes car into utility pole; taken to hospital
- Authorities: Autopsy on Atlanta shooter to be performed Friday
- Morgan County woman killed in two-vehicle crash in Putnam Co.
- Path to genetic testing helps save woman’s life, now she hopes her story inspires others
- Assistant DA ill; 2 jurors also excused in murder case
This Week's Circulars
Margaret "Mamoo" Hawthorne Sims left this world peacefully surrounded by her husband and daughters on Oct. 20, 2021, at the age of 77 at her home in Gordon, Ga. Margaret was born to the late Howard "Bud" Hawthorne and Evelyn Lee Hawthorne on Nov. 13, 1943, in Gordon, Ga. She was the granddau…
Bobby Stewart Evans, 85, left us to be with his Master on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Bradley officiating. Mr. Evans was born in Milledgeville on July 2, 1936, to Jesse and Erline …
Teresa Hannagan Baker, 69, of Milledgeville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Funeral services for Teresa Baker will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville, with the Rev. Larry Giles and the Rev. W.R. Connell officiating. …
Clarence "Harvey" Holloway, of Milledgeville, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at the age of 76. Harvey was born on Aug. 4, 1945, in Thomaston, Ga. to Clarence and Louise Holloway. Harvey joined the Georgia State Patrol after graduating from high school in 1963 as a radio operator.…
Nancy Marie Brown Mitchan, 78, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Mitcham was born in Wrightsville, Ga. on Jan. 7, 1943. She had made her home in Milledgeville for many years and was a h…