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Columbus > Middle School Boy Shot by Friend on Playground

Columbus > Middle School Boy Shot by Friend on Playground

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS — Was it accidental?  This is what investigators are trying to determine related to a shooting in Columbus Friday. Darius Pike, 17, was arrested by Columbus police after shooting his 14-year old friend on the 29th Street Playground. Pike told police, according to a Columbus Ledger-Enquirer report, that the shooting was accidental.  The victim, […]

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Tifton > Three People Shot In Tifton

Tifton > Three People Shot In Tifton

| March 2, 2015 | 1 Comments

TIFTON — Two people were shot Friday at 602 Bellview Circle. Tifton police reported 41-year-old Michael Rouse and 24-year-old Jamarshua Miller were shot around 8:30 at night. Reports said Rouse was shot in the face and Miller was shot in the foot. A third man, 25-year-old Marcus Oliver arrived at South Central Trailer Park with two […]

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Burke County > 3 Teachers Arrested on Obscenity, Other Charges in Short Span

Burke County > 3 Teachers Arrested on Obscenity, Other Charges in Short Span

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAYNESBORO — Recent arrests of noted Burke County educators on child obscenity charges have residents and parents shocked. In less than a year, three teachers at Burke County High School in Waynesboro have been arrested on various charges including theft and child molestation. Assistant football coach Eric Luke turned himself in related to charges most […]

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Albany > Fire Consumes Albany Home

Albany > Fire Consumes Albany Home

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — A fire consumed an Albany home Monday morning around 4:00 a.m. on the 500 block of West Gordon Street. All three of the family members in the home were able to make it to safety. Albany Fire Department officials reported that the fire was caused by a log rolling from the fireplace. The residents were asleep […]

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Moultrie > One Man Dead After Moultrie Shooting

Moultrie > One Man Dead After Moultrie Shooting

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

MOULTRIE — One person was reported dead after a shooting on Sunday morning. The shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. near Club Jackpot at 2427 South Main Street. The Moultrie Police found 22-year-old Tony Harrison dead at the scene in the parking lot of Sunset Plaza. The GBI reported that Harrison was shot by one bullet and […]

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Florida > Judge : Taxpayers should pay Sansom Legal Fees

Florida > Judge : Taxpayers should pay Sansom Legal Fees

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — A Florida judge says taxpayers should pay the legal fees of disgraced former House Speaker Ray Sansom. Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey said Friday that she would side with Sansom. Dempsey didn’t say exactly how much she would award Sansom. He sued the state to recover nearly $1 million stemming from his successful defense […]

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Georgia > Execution Date Set for Terrell

Georgia > Execution Date Set for Terrell

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comments

ATLANTA — State Attorney General Sam Olens’ office has released the date of the execution of Brian Keith Terrell. Terrell is currently scheduled to be excuted on March 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm for the 1992 murder of 70-year old John Watson in Covington. Olens’ officer released details of the Watson murder. Terrell’s mother was […]

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Valdosta > City Receives Distinguished Budget Award for 18th Consecutive Year

Valdosta > City Receives Distinguished Budget Award for 18th Consecutive Year

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The City of Valdosta received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, on Jan. 27, 2015, for its Fiscal Year 2014 Budget. Deputy City Manager for Administration Mark Barber accepted the Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation on behalf of the Finance […]

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Atlanta > State Indicts 14 on CAPS Fraud

Atlanta > State Indicts 14 on CAPS Fraud

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — A Fulton County Grand Jury has returned indictments on 14 accused of defrauding the Child and Parent Services (CAPS) program of over $250,000. “We hope these indictments send a strong warning to anyone who might consider taking advantage of this program,” noted Amy M. Jacobs, Commissioner of the State Child Care Assistance Program. […]

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Florida > Bill Proposes to Release Inmates at Age 65

Florida > Bill Proposes to Release Inmates at Age 65

| February 28, 2015 | 1 Comments

TALLAHASSEE — A proposed piece of legislation to be introduced in the Florida state legislature would allow some inmates over 65 to be released. House Bill 78, sponsored by Representative Katie Edwards, would allow inmates who are currently incarcerated for non-violent crimes and have no prior violations be eligible to appear before a commission to […]

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