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Georgia taxpayers billed $12,000 for Gov. Nathan Deal's press flight to Augusta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spent more than $12,000 in taxpayer funds to fly members of the media with him to Augusta to survey ice damage.
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...County show that annually, 75-90 percent (10-year average 82 percent), the bike rider is at fault. Georgia Department of Public Safety records, Richmond County Sheriff's Office records, county traffic engineering records. Most collisions...
Harlem to resume issuing speeding tickets

Less than a month after the city lost its license to use radar equipment to catch speeders, the Georgia Department of Public Safety has given it the green light to continue issuing citations.
City of Harlem to refund speeding fines

The city of Harlem will offer full refunds on speeding tickets issued during a 10-month period this year after learning that Harlem police officers wrote tickets using non-certified radar equipment.
South Carolina, Georgia troopers boost traffic enforcement

If you're traveling through South Carolina or Georgia this Thanksgiving weekend, expect to see the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Georgia State Patrol out in full force.
Authorities join forces for July Fourth land, lake patrol

Authorities announced this week that they are joining forces to keep all roads and waterways safe during the Independence Day holiday, which statistics show is one of the deadliest weeks of the year.
School buses pass annual physicals

Equipped with softer seat cushions, louder emergency buzzers, brighter signs and more powerful brake lines, Richmond County's 140 school buses passed the Georgia Department of Public Safety's annual 10-point vehicle inspection.
Troopers hunt for owner of ladder after crash

...hit the ladder and became disabled, and then that vehicle was struck by the others, including a semi.Georgia Department of Public Safety Commissioner Col. Mark McDonough tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that investigators hope to glean...
Lawsuit challenges local immigration enforcement

ATLANTA--- Three immigrants in Georgia are suing to challenge a government program that allows local authorities to enforce federal immigration law.
Ga. operation hits Mexican drug cartel

ATLANTA - Federal drug enforcement officials say they've seized millions of dollars from Mexican cartel members operating in Atlanta.
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