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Rutland High School community mourns the loss of Heather Harrod

Eyes wet & hearts heavy, family members, friends, faculty and students gathered at Rutland High say goodbye to a beloved member of the Hurricane community.
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2 weeks ago
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Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for all counties in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s governor has declared an emergency for the entire state as Hurricane Irma’s approach triggers widespread severe weather threats, including the first-ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta. MORE: LOCAL SCHOOL CLOSINGS Gov. Nathan Deal’s new emergency declaration came Sunday as Irma churned near Florida. The National Hurricane Center predicted the storm’s center […]
2 weeks ago
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Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for most of Middle Georgia

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- Uncertainty over the path of Hurricane Irma has prompted Georgia’s governor to expand a pre-emptive emergency declaration to cover more than half of the state. By Friday afternoon, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal had declared a state of emergency for 94 of Georgia’s 159 counties. In light of the storm’s forecasted track shifting […]
2 weeks ago
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Contraflow begins on I-16 Saturday morning, mandatory evacuations ordered on Georgia coast ahead of Hurricane Irma

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- Contraflow on I-16 will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday to allow for evacuations from coastal Georgia ahead of Hurricane Irma. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has expanded the state of emergency to include 24 additional counties. That brings the total to 30. He also issued mandatory evacuation orders for all areas east […]
2 weeks ago
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Macon-Bibb EMA: ‘What to expect as Irma approaches’

EMA Director Spencer Hawkins says they're expecting Irma to hit Middle Georgia beginning Monday night but its course is still unknown.
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Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Irma

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in the state’s six coastal counties ahead of menacing Hurricane Irma. Deal said Wednesday his emergency order ensures aid for communities along Georgia’s 100-mile (160-kilometer) coastline, prohibits price gouging for fuel and other goods and services. It also relaxes regulations on […]
4 weeks ago
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GDOT alerting public against employee impersonators

Reports from residents around the state about receiving fraudulent calls have prompted GDOT to warn against employee impersonators. 
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1 month ago
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UGA shoots down policy that would let students self-grade

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – The University of Georgia has nixed a professor’s policy that allowed students to grade themselves. Media outlets report that University officials on Tuesday forced Terry College of Business professor Rick Watson to remove his “stress reduction policy” from the syllabus on his webpage. The policy would have allowed students to grade […]
1 month ago
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Powerball and Mega Millions both soar past $300 Million

Both Powerball and Mega Millions numbers have crept up past the $300 million mark and a few Middle Georgia residents have hopes of claiming the prize of a lifetime.
2 months ago
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Rapper Yung Mazi gunned down outside Atlanta pizza shop

ATLANTA (AP) – A 31-year-old rapper known as Yung Mazi has been shot and killed outside an Atlanta pizza shop, less than eight months after he survived being shot at a Waffle House and then tweeted “God made me bulletproof.” Atlanta police say the shooting happened Sunday night, when officers at an Atlanta police precinct […]