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Oily aftermath of wrecked cargo ship on list of ‘Georgia’s Dirty Dozen’

A proposed mine near the Okefenokee Swamp and the cleanup of a wrecked cargo ship carrying more than 4,000 cars are among the environmental...

Georgia executes man for 1994 murder, court rejects DNA test plea

A 52-year-old Georgia man was executed late Wednesday night amid mounting pressure for DNA testing on evidence collected more than two decades ago. Ray “Jeff”...

State, local officials make plans to get Georgia’s 2020 Census tally right

How can Georgia ensure it counts as many eligible residents as possible for the 2020 Census? It’s a critical question, as the census tally is...

Florida-Georgia water war back in court, leaving SW Ga. farmers wary

Attorneys for Georgia and Florida will return to the courtroom today for a proceeding that could have a major impact on southwest Georgia farmers...

Ga. high court declines to block condemned man’s execution

The state’s highest court has rejected a condemned man’s plea to halt his new execution date, which is now set for next Wednesday. On Tuesday,...

Ga. high court lets 2018 lieutenant governor election result stand

The Georgia Supreme Court Thursday ruled against a nonprofit’s suit challenging the state’s 2018 lieutenant governor election results, which had significantly fewer votes than...

Nearly all Ga. House members vote to sanction Turkey for Syria invasion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation with broad bipartisan support to impose sanctions against Turkey for its military invasion of northern...

Georgia high court pushes lawmakers to fix sex offender monitoring

Georgia lawmakers are working to update state laws that govern which sex offenders get sentenced to wear ankle monitors for life after the state’s...

State Supreme Court issues stay of execution over procedural issue

Updated at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday  The state Supreme Court has delayed the execution of a 52-year-old, who was convicted of a 1994 killing in Thomasville,...

State panel rejects plea to delay execution scheduled for Wednesday

A state panel will not halt the execution of a 52-year-old man convicted of a 1994 killing to allow more time for the federal...
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