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Mom made son kill hamster with hammer, police say

...punishment for earning a bad grade. Meriwether County sheriff Steve Whitlock told...last week and remained in the Meriwether County jail Thursday evening. It was...known if she had a lawyer. Meriwether County is located about 90 minutes...

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Georgia DOT poised to make state 'Global Gateway of Choice'

...recommendations are:? additional long-haul capacity on Interstate 85 from Gwinnett County to South Carolina and from Meriwether County to Alabama; on Interstate 75 between Atlanta and Macon; and on Interstate 20 from Douglas County to Alabama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-05-25/georgia-dot-pois
Landfills drawing opponents

...to stop this landfill," said Mr. Parker, a restaurant owner in Luthersville, a city of about 800 people in Meriwether County. "There are a lot of people that I talk to on the streets every day who oppose it." While the grassroots efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/18/met_97139.shtml
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...percent of his body and likely was opening the door to a furnace where aluminum was being poured in to be melted down, Meriwether County Coroner Johnny Worley said. Police investigate cab driver's killing RIVERDALE --- Clayton County police are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/11/met_176236.shtml
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Mistaken IDs push change in lineups

...evidence and the 210th nationwide. Mr. White was picked out of a police lineup by a 74-year-old rape victim in Meriwether County. DNA tests conducted recently on hair at the scene have pointed to another man who was in the same lineup. "This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/16/met_176940.shtml
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...from developing a 300-acre landfill close to Interstate 85 in west Georgia. Judge F. Marion Cummings ruled that Meriwether County's "Water Supply Watershed Protection" ordinance "is legally invalid and unenforceable in its entirety." The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/10/met_54643.shtml
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DNA test frees man jailed in 1979 rape

...to investigate a new suspect. A GBI spokesman said no new suspect is in custody. Mr. White was convicted by a Meriwether County jury in 1980 of breaking into a 74-year-old woman's home and raping and robbing her. The woman has since died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/12/met_176358.shtml
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Fatal shootings among hunters can be reduced by being careful

...There were also six serious, but non-fatal tree stand accidents reported this year, and one unusual case where a Meriwether County hunter fell into an old well after its rotted plywood cover collapsed ? breaking his jaw and leg and several verterbrae...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2012-11-24/fatal-shooting
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...Investigation is seeking two men they say were involved a shootout with GBI agents during a drug investigation in Meriwether County. GBI spokesman John Bankhead says two agents were at a home with one suspect, Kanarzy Montez Prather, 21, about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/22/met_524824.shtml
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...told wrong daughter was killed WOODBURY - Eddie Carter was told his 18-year-old daughter was dead and in the Meriwether County morgue, killed in an auto crash. It wasn't until he got to the funeral home that the grieving father discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/09/met_444392.shtml
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