Environmental advocates say recent tests of the Ogeechee River, where thousands of fish died in May, still show high levels of contaminants. Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp said fish are still dying.
Colquitt County trailed Madison County (Fla.) by nine points with just 1:51 left in the game, but found a way to win. Quarterbacks Cole Segraves and Daniel Mobley led the host Packers on an 88-yard touchdown drive that culminated with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Segraves to Ty Smith with 32.3 seconds left.
An environmental group is filing suit against a Screven County textile factory in the wake of May's massive Southeast Georgia fish kill. The Ogeechee Riverkeeper is the second group to launch a legal fight against King America Finishing.
Federal environmental officials say, it might be impossible to know just what led to thousands of fish dying in Southeast Georgia's Ogeechee River. The US Environmental Protection Agency released a memo this week saying, a common bacteria caused the kill. But biologists already knew that and river-watchers really want to know what made the fish suceptible to the bacteria.
State environmental officials don't want people to fish in the Ogeechee River until they can find out what killed thousands of fish. A massive fish kill late last week stunk up the meandering Southeast Georgia waterway. The state Environmental Protection Division blamed a bacteria not known to harm humans.
A coastal bus service has been growing in riders over the past year. The 10 county service operated by the Coastal Regional Commission has been in place for a year now. It was designed to connect people in rural areas with doctors, stores and other services in towns.
This special feature is Georgia's contribution to NPR's series taking a look at Interstate 95. In it, we look back to more prosperous times along US 301, built to be the shortest route to Florida, before the Interstate came. Can the state continue to support its welcome center?