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...Saturday morning, WALB-TV reported. Authorities say he walked away from a work detail Friday and was later found in Atkinson County.Dailey had been jailed on a felony probation warrant, and authorities say new charges are pending. They also say...

Parnell Joyner

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Parnell Joyner was born in Pearson, GA, Atkinson County. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after High School. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He became a citizen of Augusta...

South Ga. health department reopens after mold problem

...it left in August because of mold and mildew.The Atkinson County Health Department had operated temporarily from its...appointments that they will be seen in the new building. Atkinson County Commission Chairman Terry Morris said he could not...

South Ga. jail unfit for humans, grand jury says

Atkinson County grand juries have said since 2006 that the county needs a new jail. The current grand jury is the first to say the jail is unfit...

Wildfire, smoke closing south Ga. roads

The Georgia Department of Transportation and local law enforcement have closed roads today in Clinch and Atkinson counties due to smoke from forest fires.Drivers in the region were urged to use caution and to drive with their headlights...

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...Effingham County 14Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 23, Dade County 22Lamar County 47, Crawford County 6Lanier County 34, Atkinson County 20Lassiter 63, Cherokee 13Loganville 30, Cedar Shoals 27Lovejoy 48, Mount Zion 0Lovett 42, Therrell 14Marietta...

70 percent of fire contained

...said Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokesman Buzz Weiss. Meanwhile, a fire that broke out late Saturday in an Atkinson County peat bog about 30 miles west of Waycross grew to 3,000 acres, Mr. Weiss said. The vast main fire has consumed...

GHSA Girls basketball schedule and results

...for the Georgia High School Association girls basketball championships: At Macon Centreplex Class A Final Saturday Atkinson County vs. Southwest Atlanta Christian, 11 a.m. Class AA Final Saturday Greater Atlanta Christian vs. Wesleyan, 3...

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Coach jailed, resigns after kicking student PEARSON - An Atkinson County High School coach has resigned after kicking a student at school when the student and others wouldn't leave the basketball court...

High school football scores

...6 Decatur 6, Rockdale County 0 Dodge County 32, Telfair County 7 East Coweta 43, Campbell-Smyrna 28 ECI 27, Atkinson County 0 Forest Park 20, Morrow 13 Gordon Central 34, Southeast Whitfield 28 Gordon Lee 7, Ridgeland 0 Griffin 13, Heritage...

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