A cigarette or static electricity may be to blame for a fatal explosion at an oil facility in this south Jackson County city Sunday night, authorities said Monday, but state officials considered the incident to be an accident.
Investigators searching for a Winterville woman missing since July 2002 found human remains Monday in the general location where her former boyfriend claimed he buried her body more than two years ago, authorities said.
Authorities dug up the 13th hole of a Braselton golf course on Tuesday looking for the body of a Winterville woman missing since July 2002.
A Pendergrass police officer was shot and killed Wednesday evening, following a chase of a pickup truck on U.S. Highway 129, authorities said.
Democratic Senate candidate Denise Majette is proposing a national lottery, saying it could raise more than $105 billion for education over 10 years.
A 15-year-old high school student suspended for wearing facial piercings to school has hired an attorney, and an injunction could be filed in attempt to allow the student to return to class.