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Prison-Based Meth Distribution Ring Dismantled

Prison-Based Meth Distribution Ring Dismantled

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release from U.S. Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III: F. “Pete’ Peterman, III, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces sentences imposed on 20 defendants since January of this year resulting from the dismantling of a drug ring distributing methamphetamine and other drugs and operated from within the prisons of the Georgia […]

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Former Robins Air Force Base Employee Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Attempted Online Enticement of a Minor

Former Robins Air Force Base Employee Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Attempted Online Enticement of a Minor

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press Release from U.S. Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III: United States Attorney G. F. “Pete” Peterman, III announces that Arthur D. Clark, age 60 of Perry, Georgia, was sentenced on October 16, 2017, by United States District Court Judge Leslie J. Abrams in Macon, Georgia to 10 years in federal prison for attempted online enticement […]

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3 Killed, 1 Critically Injured in Turnpike Toll Booth Crash

3 Killed, 1 Critically Injured in Turnpike Toll Booth Crash

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Three people have died and another is being treated for critical injuries suffered when the car they were in crashed into a barrier meant to stop accidents and flew over a toll plaza on Florida’s Turnpike. Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocki told local news outlets Tuesday morning that the […]

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Gas prices decreasing in Georgia

Gas prices decreasing in Georgia

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — The average gas price in Georgia has decreased more than 30 cents over the past month. AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins told WXIA-TV that, “Motorists have enjoyed a month-long plunge at the pump after prices skyrocketed because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.” Gas prices in the state averaged $2.44 per gallon on Sunday […]

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Georgia deer season open to hunters with ‘primitive weapons’

Georgia deer season open to hunters with ‘primitive weapons’

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Press Release: The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opened Saturday, Oct. 14. Last year, almost 42,000 hunters took to the woods with muzzleloaders, bringing in almost 6,000 deer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “The primitive weapons season is a great opportunity to […]

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Disaster Recovery Centers Remain Open throughout Florida

Disaster Recovery Centers Remain Open throughout Florida

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

FEMA Press Release: ORLANDO, Fla. – As of October 15, 24 joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are open with more opening throughout the disaster designated counties. More than 41,000 Floridians have already visited a DRC to meet with recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the […]

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Parents of Disabled Students Suing Georgia Over School Program

Parents of Disabled Students Suing Georgia Over School Program

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Associated Press: ATLANTA (AP) – Parents of disabled students and a group of advocates say in a federal lawsuit that Georgia schools have put thousands of children into a separate program and failed to give them an adequate education. The Georgia Advocacy Office and other groups said in a statement that they filed the lawsuit […]

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American Red Cross  Urges People to Install and Check Smoke Alarms

American Red Cross Urges People to Install and Check Smoke Alarms

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

American Red Cross Press Release:  National Fire Prevention Week: American Red Cross Urges People to Install and Check Smoke Alarms Working Smoke Alarms Cut the Risk of Death from Fire in Half   ATLANTA — The American Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters a year in this country and most of them are home fires. […]

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Father charged in death of 15-day-old baby found in Georgia woods

Father charged in death of 15-day-old baby found in Georgia woods

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Associated Press COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — The father of a 15-day-old baby girl who was found dead in the woods behind her family’s Georgia home now faces multiple charges, including murder. The Newton County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that 27-year-old Christopher McNabb is charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated battery and concealing the death […]

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Officials: Distracted driver rear-ends school bus in Bainbridge

Officials: Distracted driver rear-ends school bus in Bainbridge

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WCTV) — Officials say a 20-year-old driver admitted to being on her phone when she rear-ended a stopped school bus in Bainbridge on Tuesday afternoon. The bus had its lights flashing and ‘Stop’ sign displayed as it stopped at the railroad tracks on Faceville Highway near the Georgia Industries for the Blind building. […]

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