Film incentives bring in major benefits for Georgia

...produce their movies in Augusta, recently received an inquiry from producers interested in shooting there for a film set in Montgomery, Ala., in the 1920s to 1930s.The producers preferred to film in Augusta because of how much cheaper they could produce...

Last two supercentenarians have seen world of changes

...fill the surfaces. A sign in the kitchen reads: "Bacon makes everything better."She was born in a small farm town near Montgomery, Ala. She was one of 11 siblings and attended a special school for black girls. A year after graduation from high school...


...GolfKuehne is men's leader in ApplingFletch Kuehne and Melissa Montgomery are the leaders after the first round of the Deaf Disc Golf...Kuehne leads the open men's division with even-par 69 and Montgomery tops the open women's division with 100.Four-time men's...

Charleston church shooting creates overall debate on Confederate symbols in South

...Then Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, also a conservative Republican, brought down four secessionist flags at the Capitol in Montgomery.Bentley compared the banner to symbols of Nazi Germany, a reversal in a region where the Confederacy was formed. By Wednesday...


...who led by four after the first round, is now up by nine over Jeremy Farnsworth. Kuehne is at 17-under 174.Melissa Montgomery leads the open women's division by seven shots over Carrie Driscoll; Patrick Harris has a one-shot lead over Brian Baell...

Sheriff dies in crash during highway chase in rural Georgia

...officers, authorities said Tuesday.Montgomery County Sheriff Ladson O'Connor...joined when the pursuit crossed into Montgomery County, Rodgers said. The sheriff...make things better for the people in Montgomery County."

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...pursuit.Agent Eve Rodgers with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the chase started about midnight Monday. She said Montgomery County Sheriff Ladson O'Connor joined the chase early Tuesday. He crashed on Highway 56.Rodgers says the fleeing driver...

Suspect displayed apartheid-era patches

...schools in the district. "He was pretty smart, though," Metze said. "I can't believe he'd do something like it." In Montgomery, Alabama, the president of the Southern Poverty Law Center said the church attack is a reminder of the dangers of homegrown...

9 fatally shot at historic black church in downtown Charleston

...Charleston, South Carolina, wasn't known to officials there.Richard Cohen, president of Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama, says suspect 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof - who is white - wasn't known to the organization.Cohen says...

Marion Powell

...addition to his wife and parents, family members include daughters, Barbara Montgomery and Miriam Powell, both of North Augusta, SC; grandchildren, Jerry F. Montgomery and his wife Amy and Tracie Field and her husband, Brian, all of North...