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Bond denied for Brunswick officer

A Glynn County judge rules that a police officer accused of taking three hostages at gunpoint and firing shots during a standoff with fellow officers earlier this month will remain in jail. 

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Sailor sentenced for sex crime with minor

A sailor last stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay was sentenced this week in Brunswick, Georgia, to more than 17 years in prison for a sex crime involving a minor.

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Man sentenced for theft of Social Security benefits

A 64-year-old Brunswick man was sentenced this week to five months in prison and five months' house arrest, to repay $82,864 in stolen proceeds, and to forfeit an additional $75,000 after earlier pleading guilty to stealing just over $82,000 in…

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Metro Athens has lowest metro jobless rate

The Georgia Department of Labor announced metro Athens has the lowest jobless rate among Georgia communities with an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent for the month of September. 

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Shell casing lodges in woman's face at gun range

A Kingsland woman is recovering from what authorities call a freak accident when a spent shell casing lodged in her face at a firing range near the Okefenokee Swamp in south Georgia.

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CNN poll: Ga. Senate race a statistical tie

Democrat Michelle Nunn has a slight 47-44 percent edge over Republican David Perdue in the Georgia race for an open Senate seat, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey released Friday.

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Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate falls to 7.3 percent

The Georgia Department of Labor announced the jobless rate for the month of September has fallen to 7.3 percent. 

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More than 200,000 vote early in Georgia

According to Georgia's Secretary of State more than 200,000 people have cast ballots by mail of in person at the polls for early voting, as of Tuesday morning. 

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Small airplane crashes killing pilot

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a plane crash in Gainesville, Georgia that killed the pilot and injured a flight instructor. 

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Early voting begins 2nd week in Georgia

Georgia voters can cast early ballots through Oct. 31 or wait and go to the polls on Nov. 4 to decide on nearly a dozen statewide races, a southeast Georgia congressional and a legislative seat and a handful of county races.

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Gov. Deal forming Ebola response team

Gov. Nathan Deal is assembling an Ebola response team to evaluate the state's emergency management procedures and make recommendations.

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