Lawyer for Georgia man set for execution this week says doubts remain about his client's guilt

...his lawyers argue.Marcus Ray Johnson, who was convicted in the March 1994 rape and murder of Angela Sizemore in south Georgia, is set for execution Thursday at the state prison in Jackson.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only...

Pregnant woman killed, children injured in south Georgia shooting

WAYCROSS, Ga. - Police say a pregnant woman has been fatally shot and two children were injured at a home in south Georgia.Waycross police Capt. Danny Hampton tells multiple media outlets that 26-year-old Shanique Bellamy was found...

College football midweek: Ohio State remains hot

...SEC Network)? Hampton at S.C. State, 1:30 p.m. (No TV)? Georgia Tech at Virginia, 3 p.m. (FS South)? Georgia vs. Florida, 3:30 (CBS-Ch. 12)? Clemson at N.C. State, 3:30 (ABC-Ch. 6) THIS WEEK'S STORYLINESClemson...

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...

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...

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...

Minimum wage raised in American Samoa to help Georgia tuna plant

A 40-cent rise in the minimum wage in American Sa moa signed into law Wednes day is designed to help a south Georgia tuna plant. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., led the Georgia delegation's efforts to boost the $4.76 hourly wage in the...