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UPDATE: Allman Lawsuit Against Midnight Rider Dismissed, Parties To Reach Agreement Out Of Court

Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman and the producers of biopic “Midnight Rider” Tuesday asked a Chatham County judge to dismiss Allman’s lawsuit to block the film. They say they are on a “path to resolution” outside court. The lawyers on both sides of the case reportedly stayed late at the courthouse last night hammering out an agreement. The negotiations came after an initial hearing Monday that focused on a fatal train accident on the set of the film about Allman’s life.

WORKING: The Pendulum Swing - Labor Shortages Coming Soon?

Economists have long been talking about the day when the bulk of the baby boomer generation finally retires. Economists at the Conference Board now say those retirements are imminent, and they’re going to contribute to a labor shortage in the United States in the next 10 to 15 years. And that spells opportunity for younger workers.

Retired General: Middle Georgia Must Work Together To Retain Robins Air Force Base

The former top general at Robins Air Force Base believes Middle Georgia has to confront negative stereotypes about the region. Retired Gen. Bob McMahon stepped down Sunday as head of the 21st Century Partnership, a nonprofit that works to protect the base from closure.

$9 Million Cocaine Stash Discovered At Savannah Port

Customs officials say they are investigating the cocaine found during a routine inspection on April 14.

Environmentalists Object To Plant Vogtle Water Use Permit

Environmental groups plan to raise concerns over the volume of water Southern Company has asked to withdraw from the Savannah River to support two new nuclear reactors.

Georgia's Leading Role In Reality TV

It’s no secret that a lot of reality TV shows are filmed right here in Georgia. Thom Beers, the brains behind action-packed programs including Deadliest Catch and Monster Garage, got his start in Atlanta working for Ted Turner. For better or for worse, Georgia has a strong presence in the reality genre. But it’s highly unlikely you’ll see monster trucks or massive fish in any of the shows filmed here. Atlanta’s contribution to reality TV is a little different.

Goodwill Hosts Ten Job Fairs In Coastal Region

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is hosting 10 job fairs around the region this week in honor of Goodwill Week.

Savannah Carriage Companies 'Upgrading' Policies After Runaway Horse Incident

The driver of the carriage suffered broken bones after the horse spooked and ran through the downtown area.

Georgia Ports Authority Touts Wetlands Creation On Earth Day

The port's manmade wetlands filter pollution out of rainwater before it reaches the Savannah River.

Vidalias: The Conversation Around Georgia's Sweetest Onion Turns Sour

Known as the sweetest onion around, the Vidalia onion is a Georgia agricultural staple that can’t be grown anywhere else in the world. But recently, conversation about this unique Georgia vegetable has turned sour. A race to grocery store shelves has in some cases, pushed quality standards out the door.

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