Across the region

Ex-manager says he lied to investigatorsALBANY, GA. - A former manager of a south Georgia peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak says he lied to federal investigators to protect the company...

Selina Kohn is Paine College's first female athletic director

...Jonathan Stephens was hired to become the school's assistant athletic director for external relations.Kohn grew up in south Georgia, starring as a guard at Thomas County Central High School. She then went to Albany State where her excellent play...

Transcript of Ray Guy's Hall of Fame Speech

...gentlemen. Man, am I glad to be here tonight.Believe me, it's been a long and winding road from the farm lands of South Georgia to the hallowed halls of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There have been bumps, there have been curbs, detours and...

Parents of teen found dead inside a gym mat sue Lowndes County school board

VALDOSTA, Ga. - The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school filed a wrongful death lawsuit against local school administrators Monday...

Fire damages south Georgia town

JESUP, Ga.-- A Monday night fire destroyed half a city block and nine business, including a storefront church and a pet store, officials said.

Armyworms spotted in Augusta

...Y" on it.The first group of females lay eggs in South Georgia. Succeeding generations march up the state, traveling...They may survive a mild winter in Florida and extreme South Georgia.If your grass gets eaten down to the stems, you can...


...collegeIn Americus, Ga., Franklin Roberts, a freshman from Richmond Academy has signed a letter of intent to play at South Georgia Technical College, announced Jets head basketball coach Douglas Byrd. Roberts, a 6-foot-7 forward was selected...

Analysis: Ga. voters sought major change with Perdue

...battle lines were blurred between camps with similar platforms, the geographic ones were stark. Kingston dominated South Georgia in both the primary and the runoff while Perdue commanded North Georgia. Neither could win without metro Atlanta where...

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

...haven't yet been turned off to the idea of moving into the subdivision, which is bound by noisy railroad tracks to the south, Georgia Avenue to the north and the Savannah River to the south. Two new homes are being constructed in the neighborhood...

Georgia firms eye commercial uses of drones

...requires painstaking human inspection.After test flying over corn, cotton and peanut fields with Guided Systems in South Georgia last summer, Justice said plans are for an exhibit in October at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie to educate farmers...