JESUP - Citing an unlawful sentencing, the director of the "Midnight Rider" movie, a proposed Greg Allman biopic, was released from Wayne County jail Wednesday after serving one year and 14 days of his two-year sentence.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks when daylight saving time begins Sunday.
ATLANTA - A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers recently voiced agreement on at least a couple of health-care issues.
ROME, Ga. - Shorter University has announced students named to the dean's list during the fall semester of 2015.
ATLANTA - The Secretary of State's office is providing one year of complimentary credit monitoring and identity restoration services to all Georgia voters whose information appeared on the Oct. 13 voter list.
DECATUR - Public awareness of sleep-related infant deaths is critical in preventing these deaths, the GBI reports.
Georgia Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell announced this week that an updated version of the DDS Parent Teen Driving Guide will be available online at www.dds.ga.gov and at licensing centers statewide beginning in January.
That card from the county this week is not for Christmas. It is your property tax bill.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation wants to add to your holiday cheer by suspending construction-related lane closures for the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has declared this week Older Driver Safety Awareness Week in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health recommends that older drivers and their families take time to talk about individual challenges and limitations. The goal is to help older drivers live life to the fullest by keeping them active, healthy and safe in their communities.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation celebrates its 100th birthday in 2016 with a yearlong centennial celebration that explores the agency's role in getting Georgia out of the mud - from the dirt roads of 1916 to the paved roads crisscrossing Georgia in 1939 to today's modern transportation system.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced at the White House Thursday that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and a lesser number into 2017 to sustain coalition efforts to train and strengthen Afghan forces.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission heard proposals this evening for a Kroger superstore and Cook Out fast food restaurant to be built in Hinesville. Both proposals were recommended for approval and will go before the Hinesville City Council for the final decision on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.
A Long County man was killed in a wreck Tuesday afternoon in Walthourville, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Long County quadruplets Bowen Harrison "Bo" Parker, Robert Charles "Charlie" Parker, Walter Dale "Tripp" Parker III and Ellie Reece Parker celebrated their first birthday last weekend at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway.