UGA mascot Uga X is seen inside his personal suite at the UGA Conference Center and Hotel in Athens, Georgia.
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Georgia mascot ‘Uga’ enjoys celebrity lifestyle in Athens

41NBC met up with Georgia mascot Uga X before the Dawgs' season opener against Appalachian State.
4 months ago
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Fuller Center bike riders pedal across America, raise $300,000 for housing ministry

A group of 25 people are raising money by riding cross country on their bikes! The Fuller Center for housing is backing these riders every pedal of the way.
1 year ago
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Contra-Flow Lanes Open on I-16 for GA Coastline Hurricane Evacuation

MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – As of 10 a.m. this morning, the Georgia Department of Transportation has closed eastbound travel on I-16 between Dublin and Savannah. Eastbound lanes will be converted to westbound lanes (contra-flow lanes) in order to allow quick evacuation of the Georgia coastline ahead of Hurricane Matthew. To increase the flow and safety […]
1 year ago
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Police: 1 killed as gas pump bursts into flame in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – Authorities in Savannah say one person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a fuel pump at a gas station, causing the pump to burst into flames. Savannah-Chatham County police spokesman Sonny Cohrs said the fire erupted at about 11 a.m. Tuesday. He said the preliminary investigation shows a collision on […]
1 year ago
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Debt fight leaves crew stuck for months on ship off Georgia

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – A legal battle over debt has left a cargo ship and its 15-member crew stuck off the coast of Georgia for nearly four months. U.S. marshals seized the Newlead Castellano in mid-April after it sailed into Savannah to offload a shipment of imported sugar. A judge ordered the ship idled while […]
1 year ago
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Rural Georgia rail port gets big boost from Kia auto parts

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – A rail terminal linking rural southwest Georgia to the Port of Savannah is getting a big boost from automaker Kia, which will move shipments of imported auto parts through the site daily to supply its manufacturing plant in West Point. Gov. Nathan Deal announced the expansion Wednesday morning at Cordele Intermodal […]
1 year ago
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Family bewildered by ‘vague’ findings in son’s gym mat death

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – A family spokesman says the parents of a Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat are bewildered by the Justice Department’s decision to close a lengthy investigation while releasing only a “vague” account of its findings. Spokesman Marcus Coleman said Tuesday that the parents of 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson “haven’t […]
1 year ago
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Grand jury has indicts tractor-trailer driver and employer for interstate crash

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – The Bryan County grand jury on Wednesday indicted John Wayne Johnson on nine counts and truck company Total Transportation on seven counts in the April 22, 2015 crash. A tractor-trailer on Interstate 16 slammed into the students’ car during stop-and-go traffic backed up by an unrelated wreck. The indictment states Johnson […]
1 year ago
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Florida woman bicycling across Georgia dies in wreck

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – Police say a 61-year-old Florida woman participating in a group bicycle ride across Georgia was killed after being run over by a dump truck. Savannah-Chatham police spokeswoman Eunicia Baker says Judy Grossman was participating in a Bike Ride Across Georgia tour when wreck occurred Saturday. Baker says the front tire of […]
1 year ago
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Robbers fire shots toward a woman at Savannah mall

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) – Savannah police say a 63-year-old woman was shot in the parking lot of a shopping mall as several men tried to rob her. Savannah-Chatham County police spokesman Sonny Cohrs said the victim tried to fight back against her attackers before she was shot once Friday morning outside the Savannah Mall. He […]