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Body found in Lee County creek identified as Georgia woman

LEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Lee County Coroner Bill Harris has identified a woman whose body was found in a Lee County creek Friday afternoon. Amy Katherine Hagler, 47, of Columbus, Georgia, was identified as the woman found.

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Georgia man sentenced to 13 years for operating $9.5M drug network

A Georgia man who authorities said operated a $9.5 million drug trafficking network is headed back to prison, according to court documents. Horace Mayfield, 33, of Winder, was sentenced to 13 years and six months after pleading guilty to methamphetamine and cocaine possession and distribution.

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WATCH: Ole Miss basketball players kneel during national anthem before Georgia game

Georgia and Ole Miss played an exciting, down-to-the-wire SEC basketball game on Saturday in Oxford. But it was what took part before the game in Mississippi that sent a ripple across the nation.

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Ole Miss stirs controversy with anthem kneeling, outlasts Georgia

OXFORD – Focusing on basketball was admittingly difficult today. Ole Miss beat a lowly Georgia team 72-71 at home on Saturday. However, the real news happened before the game – eight Rebel players knelt during the national anthem in protest of the pro-confederate rallies taking place in Oxford.

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Several Ole Miss Players Kneel During National Anthem vs. Georgia

Several members of the Ole Miss basketball team knelt during the national anthem before the team's matchup against Georgia on Saturday. According to Watch Stadium's Jeff Goodman, the team's decision to take a knee comes in light of a pro-Confederate rally on Oxford's Square, one mile from The Pavili

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Georgia Ranks as One of Most Sinful States in US

A research group has ranked the top-ten “Most Sinful States” in the United States, and Georgia made the top-ten list. Wallet Hub ranked the Peach State as the 7th most sinful state in the country.

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Miami breezes past Georgia Tech, 80-65

Guard DJ Vasiljevic matched his season high with five 3-pointers on his way to 21 points as Miami led from start to finish for an 80-65 victory over Georgia Tech in Atlantic Coast Conference action Saturday afternoon in Coral Gables, Fla.

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Three Georgia residents tied to theft here

Three Georgia residents arrested on theft charges early Wednesday near Uniontown have been tied to the theft of a cash register from a Seymour motel, police report. Askari Greer, 27, and Tamecia James, 23, both of Atlanta, Georgia, and Jacobey Nelson, 23, of Forest Park, Georgia, face potential char

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Canes Hoops: Balanced effort leads Miami past Georgia Tech 80-65

After last Sunday’s letdown against Boston College, Canes Hoops gave one of their most well-rounded performance in a sound 80-65 defeat of Georgia Tech. Anthony Lawrence II fell one assist shy of a triple-double in a game where victory was rarely in doubt, and Miami moved up to 11th place in the ACC

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Distracted Georgia Teen Driver Faces 9 Charges After Fatally Hitting 2 Women and a Newborn

A Georgia teen accused of fatally hitting three people, including an infant, as they crossed a street, will go to trial after a judge ruled against several defense motions. Zoe Reardon, 18, has been charged with nine misdemeanors, including second-degree vehicular homicide and distracted driving, fo

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Georgia Senate Passes Bill To Identify And Help Dyslexic Students

National data shows dyslexia affects between 10 and 20 percent of the U.S. population. A federal law, called the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA), says dyslexic students are entitled to special education services. However, the law doesn’t specify what those services should be.

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Georgia coach Joni Taylor gives birth to girl morning after win

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia coach Joni Taylor gave birth to a girl less than 12 hours after leading the Lady Bulldogs to a victory. The Bulldogs said in a release Tuesday that Taylor is resting comfortably with her second child, Drew Simone Taylor. Her husband, Darius, and their older daughter, Jacie, we

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Georgia Bulldogs don’t need to further accommodate Auburn in football series

ATHENS — There’s only one thing that Georgia should agree to do with the Auburn football series going forward. That’s for the Tigers to come to Athens two years in a row.

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Looking Ahead: Georgia's situation at left tackle this spring

Spring practice at Georgia begins in approximately four weeks. Once the Bulldogs return from spring break, it'll be time for the team to get started with 15 practices that will prepare them for the start of preseason camp.

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Georgia food stamp recipients will get March benefits in two parts

The 1.6 million Georgia residents who receive food stamps will get their benefits in two parts next month. Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services announced the change to the normal timing of food stamp distribution as a way to make sure recipients won’t have to wait too long between gett

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Georgia civil rights icon named as presenter for best picture Academy Award

ATLANTA - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday that civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis will be among the 11 presenters for the movies nominated for best picture at the 91st annual Academy awards.

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H&K: “A fresh batch of M27 rifles leaving Georgia headed to the Devil Dogs”

Heckler & Koch are on fire on their Facebook Social Media. Their post about “A fresh batch of M27 rifles leaving Georgia headed to the Devil Dogs” currently has over 6,000 comments and 15,000 shares. That’s quite a lot for anything related to firearms, especially after only 11 hours and still develo

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ESPN proposes interesting trade idea that would make Georgia football better

Around the Dawghouse will bring you daily updates from what people and publications are saying about Georgia, from inside and outside of Athens. ESPN suggests trading offensive lineman Cade Mays for more pass rushing help.

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Eight Ole Miss players kneel during anthem before Georgia matchup

Eight players from the Ole Miss men's basketball team knelt during the national anthem before Saturday's home game against Georgia. Minutes before the game, both teams formed lines for the anthem. As "The Star-Spangled Banner" began, six Rebels players -- who appeared to be KJ Buffen, D.C. Davis, Br

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South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing

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