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Gas prices in Georgia are holding steady after rising an average total of 6 cents in the past 10 days.
It will be the last total lunar eclipse viewable in our area until May 15, 2022, and the Tellus Science Museum will be holding an entire slate of events to celebrate.
The Georgia Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate at Hays State Prison in Trion as a suspected homicide.
Sen. Chuck Hufstetler was recently appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and to serve on several influential committees for the 2019 Legislative Session.
Gas prices in Georgia rose 4 cents last week, after declining a total of 76 cents in 90 days.
Prices at the pump are off to their lowest start to the month of January since 2016.
18 fatalities occurred on Georgia roadways during the New Year's Holiday Travel Period, one was worked by the Georgia State Patrol Post 29 in Cedartown.
The duplex fire on Dry Valley Road in Rossville claimed the lives of two twins, aged 24, and left both families looking for places to stay.
As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, 25 people had died in automobile accidents during the Christmas travel period, which began at 6 p.m. Friday.
There were 783 initial claims in Floyd County last month, compared to 470 in October and 382 in November of 2017.
As of noon Monday, there had been 14 fatalities on Georgia roads during the Christmas Holiday travel period that began at 6 p.m. Friday.
Gas prices could drop another 5 to 10 cents for the holidays.
The GOHS is once again partnering with safe driving coalition Team Georgia for a reminder to drive sober or have a designated driver ready before you head out to holiday festivities.
Gas prices in Georgia have declined for the ninth consecutive week, for a total discount of 62 cents.
The company has now substantially completed closure construction activities for seven ash ponds at Plants Hammond, Branch, Kraft, McDonough and Yates.