South Georgia cancer 'cluster' can't be confirmed

...Jane Perry, director of the chemical hazards program at Public Health, said the agency would continue to urge south Georgia residents to test their well water for contamination."There's a lot of questions out there and a lot of concerns...

More than enough to make you sick

...Stewart Parnell, the former CEO of the now-defunct Peanut Corporation of America.He was sentenced last week in south Georgia to 28 years in prison for knowingly shipping out tainted peanut butter during the 2008 salmonella outbreak that killed...

Plane crash kills 5 in south Georgia

Five people aboard a single-engine plane died when the aircraft crashed in rural southeast Georgia, scattering debris across a wooded area a few miles from the local airport, authorities said.

Can Georgia's small businesses afford new salary rules? Not likely

...of $50,440 per year to even argue that an employee is exempt from overtime. For a small child-care center in south Georgia ? where the median annual wage is just $34,620 per year ? this is not an insignificant amount. IN FACT, ASSUMING...

South Georgia karate instructor guilty of molestation

WOODBINE, Ga. -- A south Georgia jury found karate instructor Thomas Franklin Ary guilty Thursday in his retrial on three charges of the child molestation of a...

Finding job not easy for those with criminal past

...of the times you don't even have to ask. He knows what has to be done."Carrillo, 27, spent seven years in a south Georgia prison after a string of fights led to an aggravated assault charge. He called prison a "dose of reality," while...

Judge throws out lawsuit over private probation company

A federal lawsuit challenging the legality of a contract between a south Georgia county and a private probation company has been dismissed.In an order signed Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H...

Officiating has been a labor of love Huffman family

...home, several times a year Huffman's team is asked to work as a "neutral" crew for rivalry games, usually in south Georgia hotspots such as Valdosta or Charlton County."I've done some Valdosta-Lowndes games," he said. "Whole town...

Timothy Keen Jr.

...earned an Associate Degree from Augusta Technical School in Marketing. Prior to becoming Performance Manager for the South Georgia Region of YP, he was owner of Advanced Home Security in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a natural born leader who enjoyed...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia's music history is luring writers to Augusta

...from Mississippi to being one of the most famous comedians in show business history.It was Rice who also managed South Georgia's naturally funny resident Billy Carter when his brother, Jimmy, became president of the United States.Rice was...