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GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card processing firm … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card processing firm … Continue reading GAINESVILLE, Ga. | Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

COLUMBUS, Ga | Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time — again. Piedmont Columbus Regional said in a statement that sisters Mara Meighan and Jennifer Solis went into labor on the same day last week and gave birth nearly at the same time at the hospital’s midtown campus in west Georgia. The … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ga | Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

JONESBORO, Ga. | The Latest: 1 killed, 1 wounded outside Georgia graduation

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia (all times local): ___ 12:10 p.m. It remains unclear whether a suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia that left one woman dead and another injured. Telephone … Continue reading JONESBORO, Ga. | The Latest: 1 killed, 1 wounded outside Georgia graduation

SAVANNAH, Ga. | 911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In frantic calls to 911, witnesses reported a fiery tragedy that dropped suddenly from above: a military cargo plane, one of its engines apparently not working, crashing nose-first onto a Georgia highway and raining flaming debris onto the blacktop. “I’ve got flames and smoke everywhere and stuff coming out of the … Continue reading SAVANNAH, Ga. | 911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

ATHENS, Ga | Georgia coach Kirby Smart gets new 7-year, $49 million deal

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart cashed in Thursday after leading the Bulldogs to the national championship game. The school’s athletic association approved an extended seven-year contract and a new compensation package worth $49 million — roughly doubling Smart’s original deal. Athletic director Greg McGarity said it was money well spent. “Kirby has … Continue reading ATHENS, Ga | Georgia coach Kirby Smart gets new 7-year, $49 million deal

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga | Transport plane that crashed in Georgia was on final trip

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year’s hurricanes crashed onto a Georgia highway during what was supposed to be its final flight, killing all nine Puerto Ricans on board. The huge plane was being flown into retirement in Arizona, reducing Puerto Rico’s National Guard … Continue reading PORT WENTWORTH, Ga | Transport plane that crashed in Georgia was on final trip