Tag archive for ‘Georgia’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. military officials say a soldier from Georgia has been killed in a vehicle crash in Syria. The Department of Defense on Saturday said 22-year-old Spc. Etienne J. Murphy died of injuries sustained More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Electronic applications for quota hunts open Thursday

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Electronic applications for quota hunts in Georgia open soon. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division says electronic applications will open Thursday. A More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Officials plan release of bald eagle in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - An Alabama organization that treats injured birds of prey plans to release a bald eagle in Georgia. Officials with the Southeastern Raptor Center and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources say More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Alma’s city attorney arrested

ALMA, Ga. (AP) - The attorney for a Georgia city has been arrested on charges of child exploitation and computer pornography. Alma Police Chief Michael Leslie says 49-year-old Franklin McCrea, of Alma, was arrested More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Nursing assistant accused of breaking leg of 98-year-old

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Georgia say a nursing assistant intentionally broke the leg of a 98-year-old woman, who later died during surgery. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/2qVSfzT More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Man seeks to withdraw guilty plea in 2007 cold-case killing

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A man already serving life in prison for a murder in Georgia is asking to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2007 killing of his roommate at a Delaware mobile home park. Jason Slaughter pleaded More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Work requirements drop thousands in Georgia from food stamps

ATLANTA (AP) - More than half of food stamp recipients in 21 Georgia counties have been dropped from the program after the state instituted work requirements. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/2qYFi8Q More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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DeKalb sheriff suspends himself following indecency arrest

ATLANTA (AP) - A sheriff in Georgia who was arrested for allegedly exposing himself in a park has suspended himself for one week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/2qRqB76 ) DeKalb County More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Georgia firefighter dies after weekend accident on job

MONTEZUMA, Ga. (AP) - A firefighter in Georgia has died after suffering a traumatic brain injury from an accident on the job. The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/2rgsPy9 ) 29-year-old Macon County firefighter Darrell More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Worker falls to her death from billboard in south Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - A woman who fell to her death from a billboard along a south Georgia interstate has been identified as 28-year-old Amber Hale. The Lowndes County Coroner's Office said Hale was doing routine More...