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Former Maconite publishes compilation of ‘hurting’ women’s stories

A young girl hides as her drunken father threatens to kill her, then himself.Click to Continue »


Cruz making 5 stops in Tennessee on weeklong tour of South

Tennessee Republicans have a history of bucking establishment presidential candidates, which could explain why tea party favorite Ted Cruz is making five stops in the state this week.Click to Continue »


Judge dismisses Ga. suit filed after execution drug problem

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Georgia death row inmate that claimed the state violated her constitutional rights by subjecting her to cruel and unusual punishment.Click to Continue »


Unionville pastors appeal for anti-crime measures

The deliberate burning of God’s Power Church of Christ in June opened old wounds for Sam Johnson, who pastors a nearby church.Click to Continue »


Two Macon-Bibb officials propose using blight funds to demolish homes

Two Macon-Bibb County leaders are pushing for the demolition of 26 homes as the first projects to combat blight since commissioners agreed last month to each receive $1 million for…Click to Continue »


Macon-Bibb commissioner to reschedule blight meeting

A blight meeting set for Thursday in Macon-Bibb County has been postponed.Click to Continue »


Blackmon, Walker face off for House seat Tuesday

Houston County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to choose who will represent House District 146 under the Gold Dome in the next legislative session.Click to Continue »


Bumpus focused on Macon-Bibb’s small and minority businesses

The Macon-Bibb County Office of Small Business Affairs opened in April 2014 as a way to provide more resources to small businesses and companies owned by minorities, women and other…Click to Continue »


Trulite to expand Grenada glass plant, adding 15 jobs

A company that makes glass storefronts, window walls and doors will expand in Grenada, adding 15 jobs to the current 118 workers.Click to Continue »


Marietta man pleads guilty to stabbing ex's trainer

A Marietta man has pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend's personal trainer at least six times.Click to Continue »


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