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
Jeannette Farmer Eady, 74, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery with the Rev. Freddie Hogg officiating. Mrs. Eady was born in Milledgeville and was a graduate of Baldwin County High School. She worked for Dr. …
Grady Ray Townsend (Pop) of Oxford, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020, at the age of 89. A Marine, Mr. Townsend valiantly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War and was a faithful member of Heritage Hills Baptist Church. He was a hardworking, selfless man w…
Benjie Dewayne Fountain, 58, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2020. Private services will be held at West View Cemetery. Benjie was a life-long resident of Baldwin County. He was a retired electrician. He was preceded in death by his father, James E. Fountain; and two brothers, Eddie Fountain a…
A private burial service for Mrs. Lois Gilbert of Sparta, Ga., will be held for family. Her memories shall forever remain in the heart of her children, Johnnie Gilbert, Jennie Rous, Brenda Gilbert, Polly Wheeler, Eddie Gilbert, Bobby Gilbert, Deborah Gilbert, Timmy Gilbert, Trudy Butt and Ro…
Funeal services for Mrs. Evelyn R. Abram of Sparta, Ga., will be held privately with family. Her memories will be cherished by her children, Timothy Duggans, Charles Duggans, Kathy Harper, Lucious Abrams, Reva Williams and Vanessa Cheathem. Services entrusted to Dawson's Mortuary, 98 Hopgood…
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