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Nuclear plant owners in avoid loan subsidy fee
Two major utility companies building a nuclear power plant in Georgia will not pay a fee to secure billions of dollars in government-subsidized loans, records show.
Project to bring fresh vegetables to soup kitchen
A project growing fresh vegetables for an Athens area soup kitchen was saved from the chopping block recently thanks to a partnership between Action Ministries and Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church.
Confederate heroes have their own medal of honor
The Medal of Honor, created by Congress during the Civil War as America’s highest military decoration for valor, was never meant for Americans who fought for the South. They were the enemy, after all.
State proclaims Aug. 7 ’Purple Heart Day’
August 7 will be known as Purple Heart Day in Georgia each year.
Sheriff: 2 inmates captured after jail escape
Authorities say two inmates accused of escaping from a county jail in south Georgia been captured.
Police: Victim, suspect in Ga. mall shooting dead
After a shooting at a mall in suburban Atlanta, the victim died of her injuries and the suspect apparently killed himself, police said Tuesday.
GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves
Seven Republican Senate hopefuls used their latest debate to trumpet their conservative credentials, even as they said their party must reach beyond their core base of supporters.
Plans unveiled for downtown Augusta safety unit
Business owners in Augusta are hoping that a new public safety unit will change a perception some people have that the city’s downtown area is dangerous.
Pickleball craze reaches Atlanta suburbs
The newest sports craze sweeping through retirement communities across the country has reached Cobb County, with lessons and open court time available at local recreation centers and parks.
Police seize drugs, guns during ’Orange Crush’
Tybee Island police say they confiscated drugs and guns and made several arrests Friday and Saturday as the second straight weekend of the unofficial Orange Crush spring break gathering got underway.
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