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Up to 85 possible graves discovered in golf course
Orange flags have been placed on a golf course in Atlanta’s Chastain Park to mark the sites of dozens of possible unmarked graves.
Historic Va. plantation heading to auction
A lovingly preserved vestige of Virginia’s plantation past is up for sale, offering a centuries-old brick-and-mortar link to the first European settlers.
Artwork stored in Athens vault is rediscovered
When Athens City Hall was built in 1904, the vaults included on each floor of the structure doubtless were intended to restrict access to important municipal records and other instruments of local governance.
Republicans make final push in Georgia Senate race
Georgia Senate hopefuls are making a final push in the crowded Republican primary.
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce shelled out $920,000 for TV and online ads promoting Rep. Jack Kingston in the crowded race for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat.
Zipline planned for Chattahoochee whitewater
Folks could be ziplining across the Chattahoochee River by July.
That’s when Columbus outfitter Whitewater Express hopes to have a steel cable 1,200 feet long stretched above the river from a 60-foot tower off Bay Avenue at 11th Street to a 300-foot-tall platform on the Alabama riverbank — a $24.50, one-minute run of up to 45 mph.
Dogs accused of attacking woman are euthanized
Authorities say three dogs accused of attacking and killing a woman in the eastern Alabama community of Phenix City have been euthanized.
As rural hospitals fail, state considers downsizing
As rural hospitals struggle, Georgia is letting stand-alone emergency rooms treat people in the countryside who would otherwise have to drive far away when they break an arm, need stitches or have a baby.
Discipline planned after Ga. school banner prank
The principal of a metro Atlanta high school is promising disciplinary action for students involved in an end of the year prank he called derogatory and unacceptable.
Ga. jobless rate remains unchanged at 7 percent
State labor officials say Georgia’s unemployment rate has remained unchanged at 7 percent from the previous month.
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