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260-room Jekyll Island hotel will close

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors. The Jekyll Oceanfront Clarion Resort has notified the Jekyll Island Authority that it will cease operations on Monday. No reason was given why owner Leslie Lurken is closing the hotel. Jekyll Island Authority...

01/25/11 - 9:53am

PTO taking donations for Dutton family

Members of the Merriwether PTO are asking for donations in support of the family of Kristen Dutton, the Merriwether Elementary School fourth-grader who died Saturday after being attacked by the family dog.

01/25/11 - 9:50am

Ft. Benning to rededicate Round House

FORT BENNING, Ga. — The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will rededicate a building known as the Round House this week near a firing range at Fort Benning.

01/25/11 - 9:47am

Wrong Eichholz sued in malpractice case, documents say

SAVANNAH, GA. -- Savannah attorney David Eichholz did not represent a client who has sued him for fraud and legal malpractice in a 2009 wreck, according to court documents.

01/25/11 - 6:19am

ArcLight Capital to sell stake in 5 power plants

ArcLight Capital Partners said Monday it plans to sell part ownership in a group of five natural gas-fired power plants in Georgia to a partnership it will jointly own with GE Energy Financial Services and the government of Singapore.

01/25/11 - 12:47am

Atlanta schools accept SACS probation report

The head of an accrediting agency had harsh words for the Atlanta school board Monday, telling members to stop being selfish and do what's best for the 47,000 students in the urban district.

01/25/11 - 12:44am

Suspect killed in scuffle with Ga. deputy

Authorities say a man was shot and killed during a scuffle with a Houston County sheriff's deputy.

01/25/11 - 12:31am

MARTA to refund for snowstorm shutdown

Atlanta's public transit system is offering refunds to passengers who lost money when a winter storm stopped bus service.

01/25/11 - 12:30am

DeKalb prosecutor on leave after DUI arrest

A DeKalb County prosecutor has been placed on leave following his arrest for driving under the influence.

01/25/11 - 12:26am

Ex-deputy sheriff sentenced for corruption

A former Fulton County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to six years in prison on federal corruption and drug charges.

01/24/11 - 11:44pm
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