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2-year-old girl drowns in south Georgia river

LAKELAND, Ga. - Sheriff's officials in south Georgia say a 2-year-old girl drowned during a family trip to the Alapaha river.Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton tells WALB-TV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-03/2-year-old-girl-drowns-south
Arrest after Georgia toddler dies

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A south Georgia man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a 2-year-old boy. Local media report that 31-year-old James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/arrest-after-georgia-toddler
Upgrades coming for Georgia welcome center in Augusta

...renovate welcome centers and rest areas several years ago when then-Chairman Jay Shaw said stops along Interstate 75 in south Georgia were in bad condition."We started checking out our respective areas and found things not to be up to par," Grantham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-23/upgrades-coming-georgia-welco
Dixie Outfitters sees surge in business as Confederate flag controversy continues

...orders and fielding calls Tuesday."It is good for business," said Barber, owner of the company he founded in south Georgia in 1997 with three people. "We've seen a surge in orders."Civil rights groups have long condemned the official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/dixie-outfitters-sees-surg
Heat advisory warning across Georgia

...noon to 8 p.m. today in a large part of central and south Georgia. It includes the cities of Athens, Columbus, Macon...projecting high temperatures of around 100 degrees across south Georgia, including the Dublin and Hinesville areas. Highs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/heat-advisory-warning-across
Abortion pill leads to murder charge

ALBANY, Ga. - A south Georgia woman has been charged with malice murder in the death of a 5 1/2-month-old fetus she delivered after taking an abortion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/abortion-pill-leads-murder-c
They Way We Were: 1970

...political prestige fell when city native Carl Sanders, the former Georgia governor, lost a re-election bid to a smiling south Georgia state senator named Jimmy Carter."My biggest asset is I'm not a politician," Carter told an Augusta campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/they-way-we-were-1970
Georgia state trooper shoots traveler after traffic stop

TIFTON, Ga. - A traffic stop on a south Georgia freeway Friday morning ended with a state trooper shooting a passenger after getting into a confrontation with him as the driver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/georgia-state-trooper-shoots-
Deputies guilty in sheriff son cover-up

ALBANY, Ga. - Federal prosecutors say three south Georgia sheriff's deputies have been convicted of covering up a use of force incident, and one was also found guilty of withholding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/deputies-guilty-sheriff-son-
Inmate pleads guilty to prison rape

...the possibility of parole for the brutal 2006 slaying of 79-year-old Pat Murphy, a retired real estate agent in south Georgia's Lee County.Denby has been in prison since his 2008 guilty plea. The prosecutor had sought the death penalty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-29/inmate-pleads-guilty-p