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Georgia House passes compromise marsh buffer

1 hour 13 min ago
ATLANTA - The Georgia House of Representatives unanimously approved requirements for a 25-foot buffer around saltwater marshes Today after business and environmental groups agreed on an amendment.

Indiana allows needle exchange program to stem HIV outbreak

1 hour 18 min ago
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps Thursday to help contain the spread of HIV in a county tied to 79 new infections since January, all of them linked to intravenous drug use.

Prosecutor: "Mountain of evidence" proves Swain's guilty in Fort Stewart soldier slaying

2 hours 59 min ago
A federal prosecutor today told jurors that Army Spc. John Eubank had no idea he was being hunted by family members who wanted to kill him for "one reason and one reason only - money."

Drunk semi driver arrested at Richmond Hill truck stop

4 hours 17 min ago
Bryan County public safety reports March 22, 9:48 p.m. Richmond Hill Police officer Nicholas Paris responded to a call from the T&A Travel Center regarding a possibly intoxicated truck driver who may have struck the building while attempting to park.

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

4 hours 58 min ago
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from an Alabama federal prison early Thursday, two years after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items, his father said.

Metro Savannah unemployment rate dips to 6 percent

5 hours 46 min ago
Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for February was 6.0 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in January, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. The rate in February 2014 was 7.3 percent.

French prosecutor: Germanwings co-pilot wanted to 'destroy' plane

6 hours 54 min ago
The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside "intentionally" sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday.

Desertion charge intensifies debate over Bergdahl's release

7 hours 35 min ago
Charges that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted and endangered his post in Afghanistan intensify the debate over his politically wrought release: Should he spend years in prison as punishment for endangering soldiers who risked their lives to find him?

Obituary list for Thursday, March 26, 2015

8 hours 21 min ago
Obituaries for Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Casino, horse-racing bill introduced

14 hours 29 min ago
ATLANTA - A senior House Republican introduced a constitutional amendment late Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to casinos and horse racing.

Tybee Mayor announces bid for re-election

14 hours 30 min ago
Tybee Island Mayor Jason Buelterman has announced he will seek a fifth term at the city's helm. Buelterman is serving his 10th year and fourth term as Tybee's mayor.

Report: Jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

14 hours 31 min ago
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France - The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France.

Kidding around at Bethesda

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:03pm
With alert expressions, big eyes and tiny legs that bounce like they're spring-loaded, few things can out-cute your basic newborn goat. Except maybe what's arriving every few days this spring at Bethesda Academy: newborn dwarf goats.

Designers of The Grey recognized by James Beard Foundation

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:26pm
The James Beard Foundation has announced its final round of nominees for this year's awards, and Savannah's new kid on the block, The Grey, made the cut.

Atlanta Hawks rally in 4th quarter, down Magic 95-83 to end losing streak

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:54pm
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Atlanta Hawks want to do everything they can over their last dozen games to be as playoff-ready as possible. They started by saying goodbye to their longest losing streak of the season.

"Ironhead" Gallon looking to grab starting role on Georgia Southern defense

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:53pm
STATESBORO - At first, Deshawntee "Ironhead" Gallon didn't like the nickname his father gave him as a kid.

Savannah's Johnny Mercer joins Lauryn Hill, Radiohead as Library of Congress music inductee

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:03pm
Twenty-five sound recordings spanning from 1890 to 1999 were added Wednesday to the library's National Recording Registry. Each year the library chooses recordings that are "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant."