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A lawsuit has been filed in federal court against Hancock County Sheriff Tomlyn Primus and two of his deputies stemming from the death of Brianna Grier, who fell out of a moving patrol car after being arrested on July 15, 2022.

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A homeless man was arrested and accused of stealing a John Deere 4900 tractor and driving off with it from a farm near Eatonton on Wednesday night, local authorities say.

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The nation’s employers stepped up their hiring in May, adding a robust 339,000 jobs, well above expectations and evidence of enduring strength in an economy that the Federal Reserve is desperately trying to cool. Friday’s report from the government reflected the job market’s resilience after more than a year of rapid interest rate increases by the Fed. Many industries, from construction to restaurants to health care, are still adding jobs to keep up with consumer demand and restore their workforces to pre-pandemic levels. Yet there were some mixed messages in the jobs figures, which also showed that the unemployment rate rose to 3.7%, from a five-decade low of 3.4% in April.