ALBANY — One man is dead after being thrown from his vehicle on Friday. Police officials reported that around 3:19 a.m. 24-year-old Escondarius Deshon Yarborough lost control of his Nissan Altima on Gillionville Road. Georgia State Patrol reported that Yarborough did not have his seatbelt on at the time of the incident.
LOWNDES CO. — A Tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the following counties until 4:00 p.m.: Ben Hill County, Berrien County, Brook County, Colquitt County, Cook County, Irwin County, Lanier County, Lowndes County, Thomas County, Tift County, Turner County, Worth County, Baker County, Calhoun County, Clay County, Decatur County, Dougherty […]
ATLANTA — Attorney General Sam Olens announced that the state of Georgia has reached a civil settlement agreement with Grady Health System (Grady). Grady has agreed to pay $2,950,000 to settle claims that it inaccurately coded claims for neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) patients, resulting in alleged damages to the Georgia Medicaid program. Providers generally […]
SAVANNAH — Five Georgia Southern Nursing students died tragically as a result of a fiery crash on Interstate 16 Wednesday morning. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that one of the trucks involved in the accident had a spotty safety record. A federal report came to light Thursday that said inspections found that the trucking had […]
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University held a peaceful Flags Over VSU rally today. An estimated 700 people lined Patterson Street in support of the American flag. Valdosta Police Department Chief Brian Childress spoke before the rally. “I’m here with you, I am a veteran of the United States, I did 23 years in the Air […]
VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta will comply with the Executive Order issued by Governor Deal to fly flags at half-staff on Friday, April 24, 2015, in honor of the five students who lost their lives in Wednesday’s tragic automobile accident in Ellabelle, Ga, the two students who were seriously injured, and as a mark […]
Chris Beckham, The Morning Drive, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA United States Senator David Perdue discussed Thursday’s confirmation of Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the U.S. position on Iran and his effort to pass a balanced budget amendment on The Morning Drive with Chris Beckham.
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University President William McKinney stated that all VSU operations will be canceled tomorrow. “Effective tomorrow, operations at VSU will be suspended based upon the advice of law enforcement due to the activities we expect on campus tomorrow afternoon, in terms of the large crowds for ‘Flags Over VSU,’” Dr. McKinney said. “What […]
Florida Times Union SAVANNAH — Described as a high-ranking leader of a 3,000-member white supremacist prison gang, Christopher Henry has spent the last three years inside Wilcox State Prison. But 36-year-old Henry’s imprisonment inside the medium security facility within the city limits of tiny Abbeville, has done little to hinder his ability to run a large-scale […]
TALLAHASSEE — Three Florida professional sports teams and Daytona International Speedway may be getting millions from the state’s taxpayers after all. A Florida Senate panel on Tuesday tacked a provision into an economic development bill that would guarantee taxpayer money to the racetrack and the stadiums used by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins and the […]