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ATLANTA - A legislative committee hearing Wednesday, Sept. 22, to begin exploring violent crime in Georgia turned into a debate over “broken windows” policing, which focuses on improving the appearance of neighborhoods to discourage crime.

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ATLANTA — In a nation’s capital seemingly more hopelessly split by intense partisan rhetoric than ever, Georgia Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa have introduced a bill designed to help rural communities fight the opioid epidemic.

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Walker County commissioners Oct. 14 will consider the rezoning request for apartments across from Ridgeland High School after the Planning Commission recommended denying the request for a second time.

Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese will retire during this school year, the county Board of Education announced. Reese has been superintendent for 16 years.

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Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in or intending to major in a soil and water conservation related area.

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ATLANTA – The president of the Medical Association of Georgia said Wednesday this flu season could be worse than last year’s, and again stressed the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. “COVID-19 is a respiratory infection, so co-infection can bring a much higher risk of mortality,” said Dr. Lisa Perry-Gilkes. “Getting vaccinated is the best […]

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is vowing to fight President Joe Biden’s newly announced COVID-19 mandates, which now include requiring employers with more than 100 workers to mandate either vaccinations or weekly tests.

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ATLANTA — Georgia airports need $1.3 billion for projects including runway extensions and terminal improvements, Carol Comer, director of the state Department of Transportation’s Intermodal Division, said Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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ATLANTA — A new study from a Washington, D.C.-based think tank shows a decline in the number of child-care workers in Georgia over the last several years, a decline that has been particularly devastating during the coronavirus pandemic.

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ATLANTA — A Glynn County grand jury indicted former Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson Thursday, Sept. 2, for misconduct in the investigation of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery last year.

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Many Americans remember where they were and what they were doing Sept. 11, 2001, when approximately 3,000 people lost their lives during the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history.

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ATLANTA — Rural Georgia is suffering from failing schools, inadequate health care and lack of economic opportunity, conditions that make politicians’ boasts that the state is No. 1 for doing business ring hollow.