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Davis says he'll forward Golf Hall of Fame bill

 Sen. Hardie Davis is waiting Thursday afternoon for his moment to send to the governor his bill to auction off the 16 acres on Reynolds Street that the state bought for the now-defunct Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.

04/29/10 - 3:05pm

Retired Ga. judge Wilbur Owens dies

MACON, Ga.  - Retired U.S. District Judge Wilbur D. Owens Jr., who served on the federal bench in the Middle Georgia district for 35 years, has died. He was 80. Owens was appointed by President Richard Nixon in 1972. He took senior status in 1995 and retired after an illness in 2007. Snow's Mem...

04/29/10 - 12:06pm

Appling wreck injures deputy, woman

A Columbia County Sheriff's Office patrol car was involved in a wreck about 10 a.m. today on Appling-Harlem Highway at Interstate 20.

05/28/10 - 11:12pm

Peach Blossom Festival this weekend

The 27th Annual Peach Blossom Festival this weekend in downtown Johnston promises to have something for everyone.

04/29/10 - 3:45pm

Attorney general Baker to run for governor

DECATUR, Ga. - Attorney General Thurbert Baker has made his run for governor official. The Democrat qualified this morning and announced his candidacy in the historic courthouse in downtown Decatur. Baker will go up against several Democrats for the primary, including former Gov. Roy ...

07/10/10 - 1:52am

Richmond County pupils praised for helping ill school bus driver

Richmond school officials are awaiting a doctor's approval for the return of a bus driver who became ill on her route Wednesday.

04/29/10 - 11:04am

Upgrade should boost nuclear task

Upgrades to the Defense Waste Processing Facility will almost double the volume of nuclear material processed annually.

04/29/10 - 4:06pm

Spill hampering I-20 traffic near Atlanta

Both the east and westbound lanes of Interstate 20 are closed in Newton County after a tractor-trailer wreck in which chlorine tablets and coffee were spilled in the roadway. Ted Jackson, of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Emergency Response Team, said it is still too early to tell the e...

04/29/10 - 9:37am

SC tribe trying to open bingo hall

COLUMBIA  - The Catawba Indian Nation wants to take over an existing bingo hall in the Columbia area after being thwarted in four other cities. The State newspaper of Columbia reported Thursday that tribal leaders hope to bring high-stakes bingo to a struggling retail corridor in Dents...

04/29/10 - 8:31am

Layoffs planned for Atlanta city workers

ATLANTA  - The Atlanta mayor's office says layoffs will be required this year, including dozens on workers at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport. New Mayor Kasim Reed had hoped to avoid layoffs. But Reed's staff told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday that 67 a...

04/29/10 - 8:25am
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