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Jodi Lott, newly elected to State House District 122, campaigns at Washington Road and North Belair Road before the runoff election Tuesday.

Lott defeats Taylor for house seat

Jodi Lott defeated Mack Taylor in Tuesday's runoff election to fill the vacant Georgia House District 122 seat.
By Tim Rausch

Report: Bulldogs set to hire Smart as coach

ATHENS, Ga.- Barring a last-minute snag in negotiations, Alabama's Kirby Smart will become Georgia's new football coach, according to "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution."

Richardson defeats Grzybowski in District 3 runoff

Gary Richardson, a former planning commissioner with deep ties to local government and the business community, held off newcomer Greg Grzybowski to win Tuesday's runoff election for the open District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission.
By Steve Crawford

Augusta Commission agrees to fund mayor's budget through year's end; restricts 2016 spending

The Augusta Commission agreed to give the mayor nearly $27,000 to pay staff and office expenses through December.
By Susan McCord

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Heels' winning streak ignited by defense

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The defensive turnaround at North Carolina is one of the major reasons the No. 8 Tar Heels have their highest ranking in nearly two decades and reached the Atlantic Coast ...

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Editorial: Is good enough good enough?

Only time will tell if UGA has overreacted. But if it has, it's in the pursuit of excellence.
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