Health officials say they've confirmed this year's first human case of West Nile virus in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health says the case was confirmed Monday. Officials say the adult patient from Brantley County recovered without hospitalization after being infected in May.
The baseball semifinals series began Monday night, and all 10 matchups played through at least Game 1 on a stormy night in many parts of the state. While some series ended in two-game sweeps, most will be decided tomorrow.
A dozen Florida and Georgia border counties have signed an agreement making it easier for children removed from parents or guardians to be placed with relatives in the other state. The agreement among the 12 counties is expected to allow for such placements in as little as a week. It applies only to children removed because of abuse or neglect.
An official with a mining company says it's exploring in southeast Georgia's Brantley and Charlton counties for the mineral zircon and could eventually turn its attention to Glynn County. The company says mining in Brantley and Charlton counties could create 45 jobs, with a $15 million annual impact for five to 10 years.
Voters in three Southeast Georgia counties have until Friday to cast their votes during the "early voting" period for a special election. County election officials, however, say the problem is that few people have voted and it's costing them money to staff the "early voting" booth.
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?