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.
- Authorities: Autopsy on Atlanta shooter to be performed Friday
- Shooter at high-rise apartment building in Atlanta was from Milledgeville
- Head-on collision claims life of BHS senior
- Judge declares mistrial in case of 3 former deputies
- Judge asks jury to continue deliberations
- Putnam County man killed after being hit by car
- Still no unanimous decision in murder case
- A NEW BREED: Bulldogs win ninth straight
- Boat collision claims man’s life
- No decision yet in murder trial
This Week's Circulars
Martha Helen Locke Sammons, 88, of Milledgeville, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Helen was born in Dublin, Ga. on Aug. 16, 1933, to the late David Flournoy Locke and the late Mary Etta Edwards Locke. Helen lived in Atlanta, Ga. prior to marrying Mark Sammons in 1956. After marrying, the …
Shelia Tanner Brannan, 62, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Baldwin Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Brannan was born Oct. 16, 1959, in Milledgeville, Ga., to Georgia William Tanne…
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. …