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Man Who Died At Old Lanett Mill Identified

A worked who died at the old Lanett Mill earlier this week was identified by Lanett police on Thursday afternoon. Cirilo Banuelos Reyes, a 50-year-old Hispanic male from Alexander City, was killed Tuesday when he fell from the fourth floor…

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS YOUTH OF THE YEAR

Lakayla Carter is the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley's Youth of the Year. Carter won that prestigious title Thursday evening at the U.S Infantry Museum in front of hundreds of invited guests. Miss Carter is currently a…

Britax recalls 676,000 strollers for fall hazard

(CNN) - Britax is recalling some 700,000 strollers whose car seats can fall off. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Thursday. It includes the "B-Agile" and "Bob Motion" strollers, with a click-and-go system that attach a car…

Monopoly ditches the "thimble" token

(CNN) - Monopoly players are giving the thumbs down to the "thimble" game piece. After votes from four million fans, Hasbro has decided to ditch the thimble in new board games. The thimble has been around since 1935. But other…

Christie criminal complaint can move forward

(CNN) - A New Jersey judge ruled that a criminal complaint against governor Chris Christie in the "bridgegate" scandal can proceed. Bridgegate is the nickname given to lane closures on the George Washington bridge in 2013 that snarled traffic in…

Two killed in small plane crash

Barrow County, GA (WSB) - Firefighters say two people have been killed in a small plane crash in Georgia. According to the FAA, the plane crashed near the end of a runway at the Barrow County Airport on Thursday. It's…

Ft. Benning Prescribed Burn

Ft. Fort Benning has been conducting prescribed burns today, February 16th, producing large plumes of smoke. The burning is being conducted withing the A-6 and N-8 training areas which border the north east side of Columbus Georgia. The wind was…

Soldier of the Week

Sergeant First Class Michael B. Smith currently serves as an expert Infantry BADE test manager at Fort Benning . SFC Smith  has fought  in ten combat tours in addition to earning the Bronze Star  and  the Purple Heart. He's a…

Nominee For Labor Secretary Drops Out

  The fast-food executive Andrew F. Puzder withdrew his nomination to be labor secretary on Wednesday as Republican senators turned sharply against him, the latest defeat for a White House besieged by infighting and struggling for traction even with a…

Deal signs Amended FY 2017 budget

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today signed the Amended FY 2017 budget at a signing ceremony in Augusta, authorizing $24.3 billion in spending for the current fiscal year. The state appropriations within HB 43 are based on a 3 percent…

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