ATLANTA — Thousands of felony offenders may see their voting rights restored sooner rather than later.
ATLANTA — After watching his bright son struggle to read, Matt Gallegly felt a kind of relief when he learned the reason: His son, Jack, was dyslexic.
Georgia lawmakers passed a long-awaited hate-crimes bill that covers sexual orientation, and then they passed another measure that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
ATLANTA – A record-setting pay raise for teachers and a $150 million plan to replace the state’s aging voting machines that currently lack a paper trail.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp says he remains open to ideas on how to push high-speed internet into areas of the state that lack it.
QUITMAN, Ga. — Molly Radford signed up for the fastest internet she could get in rural Brooks County, where her family has owned farmland straddling the Georgia-Florida line for more than a century.
The death of a Milledgeville man whose naked body was found lying in the yard of a residence on the 400 block of East Franklin Street last Friday morning remains under investigation by local authorities.
University, college and technical school students have been strolling across their campuses for at least a month now adjusting to post-secondary life and coming a few steps closer to their future careers.
VALDOSTA — The smell of hot dogs, the sound of bands and the sight of children jumping in the bouncy house: these are the signs that a town's big festival is underway.
When local residents throw their refuse into a recycling bin, their bottles, aluminum cans and magazines begin a journey that can span hundreds of miles.
VALDOSTA — In August 1977, Dalton resident Greg Pellom was 14 and living in Navy housing in Charleston, S.C., when he heard the news.
VALDOSTA – For people who say they don’t like art, Cheryl Oliver wants them to think again.
There have been four unsolved murder cases in Baldwin County since 2013, and even though none of them are termed cold cases, they remain a top priority for detectives with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.
There was a time — back before 10-year-olds had smartphones and iPads — when children would put on a sheriff's star and strap on a six-shooter cap pistol to be the "cop" in a game of Cops and Robbers.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Frances Hess Patrick, 87 will be conducted Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at 2 p.m. in Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jerry Pickard officiating. Interment will follow in Baldwin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 1 p.m. unti…
Calvin Grimes, 77, of Coopers, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Memorial services for Mr. Calvin Otis Grimes will be held at a later date. Son of the late Murray Allan and Zelma Taylor Grimes, Mr. Grimes was a native and lived most of his life in Milledgeville before moving to Coopers. Mr…
Willie Lee "Toot" Copelin departed this life on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at the Emory Acute Health Care, Atlanta, Ga. Funeral services were held privately with family. Mr. Willie Lee Copelin was born March 9, 1953, to the parentage of the late Ms. Myrtle Lundy Copelin and the late Mr. Eddie Co…
- UPDATE: Milledgeville man arrested, charged with felony murder
- Public’s help sought to find two missing persons
- Police say woman’s body found in wooded area
- OUTDOORS: Coyotes and armadillos are non-native to Georgia
- Greenway closed, wind advisory in effect
- UPDATE: Birthday party shooting in Sparta leaves 6 wounded; Sparta man dead
- Spread continues though new COVID-19 cases showing local decrease
- Hurricane Sally blasts ashore in Alabama with punishing rain
- Georgia College listed as Top Public Regional University by U.S. News & World Report
- Nurse alleges 'inhumane' medical practices at Irwin County immigrant detention center