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Tax free shopping extension

Ga. back-to-school tax holiday to start

The Georgia Retail Association is reminding residents that the state's tax holiday is quickly approaching and the Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to suspend construction within five miles of shopping centers or major shopping…

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Peanut salmonella trial may last months

The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.

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Heatstroke prevention

Campaign for heatstroke prevention

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is teaming up with other groups for National Heatstroke Prevention Day, which is Thursday, to bring awareness of the dangers of heat. 

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Election 2014

Recount begins in GOP school sup't race

A week after Georgia's runoff primary, Republican candidate for State School Superintendent, Mike Buck, has requested a recount of all votes in his race against Richard Woods.

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Fox bite prompts rabies alert for Glynn County

A Glynn County resident was bitten by a fox that has tested positive for rabies, and as a result, Glynn County Health Department environmental health officials are encouraging residents to be aware of unusual behavior in wildlife.

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Soil type to limit industry on Ga. coast?

Officials in a coastal Georgia county fear that a new way of classifying soil could cost it the chance to develop new industries.

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Kendrick Johnson investigation

School board sued over gym mat death

The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school administrators.

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Two driver service centers being imrpoved

The state plans to make improvements to two customer service centers that Georgia Department of Driver Services officials say aren't equipped to serve residents in the area. 

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Okefenokee Swamp

Ga. wildlife refuge managers move nuisance gators

Managers of a coastal Georgia wildlife refuge say they've had to relocate several alligators after repeated interactions with humans who feed them.

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Torrin Lawrence

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Jax track star killed in Georgia crash

Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence dies early Monday morning in a car accident while driving home to Jacksonville.

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Faster screenings at Atlanta airport

Travelers at Atlanta's main airport can now apply for the PreCheck program, which allows passengers to go through security checkpoints faster.

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Southeast Georgia Weather

Southeast Georgia radar
FORECAST, RADAR, CURRENT CONDITIONS:
Brantley County | Camden County
Charlton County | Glynn County | Ware County

Southeast Georgia votes
Voters returned to the polls Tuesday to finish selecting the Republican nominee for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, both the Republican and Democratic nominees for coastal Georgia's congressional seat, both nominees for the state superintendent of schools and a Glynn County commissioner seat.

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