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Friday, July 21, 2017

Georgia Jury: Railroad to pay $3.9M for train death of film...

A railroad owner must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a jury decided Monday in civil verdict that found the company shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing.

Georgia veterans office closing for a week for training

SPREAD THE WORD: ALL veterans field offices will be closed this week.

Gymboree Closing Seven Georgia Stores

Gymboree began the process of filing bankcruptcy back in June and the children's clothing store is already making promises about closures.

Southeastern Railway Museum plans major expansion project

The museum, designated Georgia’s Transportation History Museum, aims to open the $1 million, 21,000-square-foot Rail Transit Exhibit building this fall.

Fire heavily damages transformer yard at Georgia power plant

Authorities say fire has heavily damaged a transformer yard beside a Georgia power plant and is now “mostly out.”

Coroner: ‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman dies after on-set fal

A stuntman for “The Walking Dead” has died after falling on the Georgia set of the hit television show. It’s the first on-set death in the U.S. in nearly three years.

Georgia ranks 2nd to do business according to popular CNBC study

Georgia ranks number 2 overall in states to do business by CNBC study.

Railroad safety rules raised in trial over film worker death in...

Could it all have been avoided with a different policy in place for train operators?

Film industry generates a whopping $9.5 billion for Georgia’s economy

Gov. Nathan Deal announced on Monday that the film industry in Georgia is still adding considering money to the state economy.

1 beetle may have brought lethal tree disease now across SE

Are we to blame?? A lone female fungus-farming beetle inadvertently imported to Georgia may have been the source of a disease that has killed some 300 million redbay trees and threatens Florida’s avocado groves,
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