Tag archive for ‘Georgia’
By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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John Lewis backs Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Monday threw his support behind the woman seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor, calling her bid an opportunity More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Trump announces US attorney picks for 2 Georgia districts

ATLANTA (AP) - President Donald Trump has announced his picks for the top federal prosecutors in two of Georgia's three U.S. court districts. The White House said in a news release Friday that Trump plans to nominate More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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No explosives found after bomb threats called to 3 GA stores

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - No explosives have been found after bomb threats were called in to three businesses in a Georgia city. The LaGrange Daily News reports that LaGrange Police Department Sgt. Steve Taylor says More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Girl who survived ‘killer’ mom’s rampage details horrific ordeal

A mother accused of fatally stabbing her husband and four children in Georgia told caseworkers she felt a “devil-like spirit” during a family trip prior to the alleged killings, according to a state child welfare More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Georgia’s jobless rate hits lowest level in nearly 10 years

ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 4.8 percent - the lowest level since September 2007. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Georgia veterans cemetery to expand in Milledgeville

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Department of Veterans Service has been awarded a $2.4 million grant to help expand the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville. Officials say the project will develop More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Georgia man arrested for pointing laser at police helicopter

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia man is facing charges after authorities say he pointed a laser at a police helicopter. Local news outlets report that according to a police report, 47-year-old Marius Lizunas said More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Connecticut man convicted of gun trafficking charges

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut bail bondsman has been convicted of buying guns in Georgia and reselling them illegally in his home state. The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/2viV3r8 ) reports 29-year-old More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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University, middle school partner on cybersecurity education

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A partnership between a university and a Georgia school district will bring a yearlong elective course on cybersecurity to a middle school. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Columbus State More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Mother allegedly got hair done as baby died in hot car

A young mother in Georgia was arrested after leaving her 1-year-old daughter to die in a hot car while she spent six hours getting her hair done, police said. DiJanelle Etta Fowler, 25, is facing charges of felony More...