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Georgia

Funeral arrangements made for GSU nursing students

Funeral arrangements made for GSU nursing studentsThe two Georgia Southern University nursing students from metro Atlanta who died in a traffic accident on Interstate 16 will be laid to rest this weekend.
  • Georgia
  • 5 hours, 23 minutes ago
Pets

Dog dies after ingesting Ice Breakers gum with Xylitol

Dog dies after ingesting Ice Breakers gum with XylitolAnyone with a dog knows how curious and resourceful they can be around anything edible. That curiosity apparently killed a dog in Western Wisconsin.
  • Pets
  • 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
Peach - Crawford

Peach County teen meets President Obama

Peach County teen meets President ObamaA Peach County High School student met President Obama as part of an annual 4-H meeting at the White House.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 23 hours, 57 minutes ago
Macon

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraud

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraudA routine insurance audit found theft of nearly $80,000 through the filing of false insurance claims.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Blue Bell fans rally, search for alternative treat

Blue Bell fans rally, search for alternative treatKids in high school, middle school and elementary, adults at work, all of them had on something that said Blue Bell today. It even caused a brief shortage at the Blue Bell gift shop.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Georgia

Georgia Southern student released from hospital after deadly crash

Georgia Southern student released from hospital after deadly crashOne of two Georgia Southern nursing students injured in a deadly crash has been released from the hospital.
  • Georgia
  • 5 hours, 26 minutes ago
Georgia

SOLD! Walking Dead town sold after eBay auction

SOLD! Walking Dead town sold after eBay auctionThe Georgia town featured in the hit series The Walking Dead now belongs to a Florida marketing company.
  • Georgia
  • 6 hours ago
News

Rare, cute pocket shark found in Gulf of Mexico

Rare, cute pocket shark found in Gulf of MexicoThink Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark - the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 8 minutes ago
Military

Yoga helps veterans heal after combat

Yoga helps veterans heal after combatYoga is proving to be more than just a way to relax for a group of Tampa Bay area veterans. It's helping them heal from injuries both seen and unseen.
  • Military
  • 6 hours, 11 minutes ago
News

'World's largest salad' closes NC highway overnight

'World's largest salad' closes NC highway overnightState Troopers responded to quite an unusual tractor-trailer incident on I-77 near Jonesville during early morning hours on Saturday.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 17 minutes ago
Health

Teacher gives greatest lesson as he battles ALS

Teacher gives greatest lesson as he battles ALSOn Friday afternoons, there is a homecoming at Wilshire Park Elementary in St. Anthony Village. Because it's on Friday's when Carl Nowlin returns to his third grade class.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 13 minutes ago
Crime

Woman submits amazing, profanity-laced court doc

Woman submits amazing, profanity-laced court docA Florida woman wanted to make a statement to a judge concerning her case, and the nine-page screed is a fascinating -- albeit vulgar -- read.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

Zay was trapped in a boy's body, see what set her free

Zay was trapped in a boy's body, see what set her freeJason Crawford is a pilot, his wife Chasilee, a nurse. In 2002, they had a second child, a boy they called Isaiah, to join older brother Jeffrey. A relative nicknamed the baby Zay, and it stuck. Life went on.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 32 minutes ago
Health

A boss often can fire you while you're hospitalized

A boss often can fire you while you're hospitalizedUnder state and federal law, few legal protections are ironclad for employees who miss work for illness. If attendance is deemed essential, employers have little obligation to extend leave to employees on the job less than a year.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 44 minutes ago
Entertainment

First look: Jared Leto is crazy for Joker

First look: Jared Leto is crazy for JokerOscar winner Jared Leto has been teasing the look of his take on the Clown Prince of Crime on social media recently, but Suicide Squad director David Ayer gave fans the first look at the actor in full Joker mode Friday via Twitter.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 41 minutes ago
Macon

Crews install signage for the new Tubman Museum

Crews install signage for the new Tubman MuseumCrews install signage for the new Tubman Museum
  • Macon
  • 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
News

Perry man sentenced for distributing meth

Perry man sentenced for distributing methA Perry man was sentenced Wednesday in a Macon district court for distribution of meth.
  • News
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Georgia

Cordele man sentenced on child pornography charges

Cordele man sentenced on child pornography chargesA former Cordele resident was sentenced in Albany Thursday on child pornography charges.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Macon

Former school to become senior housing community

Former school to become senior housing communityHenry A. Hunt Elementary School is going to be renovated into Hunt School Village, a housing unit for seniors age 62 and older.
  • Macon
  • 1 day ago
Georgia

Valdosta State Univ. closing campus ahead of huge protest

Valdosta State Univ. closing campus ahead of huge protestIn the face of an expected large crowd at a protest rally in support of the American flag, Valdosta State University is closing all facilities on Friday.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Warner Robins

Devasko Lewis sentenced to life without parole

Devasko Lewis sentenced to life without paroleDevasko Lewis will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Tech

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existedThere is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are 5 little known Facebook chills and thrills.
  • Tech
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Macon

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting response

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting responseBibb County Sheriff David Davis criticized 'ineptitude," poor communication and lack of knowledge in several letters reprimanding his officers' response to a March 21 shooting on Lake Tobesofkee.
  • Macon
  • 2 days ago
Pets

George on two legs: The cat who thinks he's a human

George on two legs: The cat who thinks he's a humanGeorge is an 8-month-old munchkin and exotic shorthair cat who lives in Austin, and, as he says on his Instagram account, he likes to stand on two legs. He rose to Internet fame this week after his owner posted photos on Reddit.
  • Pets
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Macon

Fisherman on lake arrest: "This is hard for me"

Fisherman on lake arrest: "This is hard for me"Arrest made more than a month after Lake Tobesofkee shooting incident.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
News

$1 million lake house slowly collapsing in on itself

$1 million lake house slowly collapsing in on itselfA $1-million home in the Eagle's Bluff neighborhood is starting to buckle on Lake Palestine. As the bank slowly erodes, the house is separating with it and the pier is getting crunched.
  • News
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Robins Air Force Base

Behind the Lines: Air Force Reserve video production

Behind the Lines: Air Force Reserve video productionEach month, we take you Behind the Lines at Robins Air Force Base to feature the work of the 22,000 employees there.
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 2 days ago
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