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Friday, August 18, 2017

Authorities offer reward in hunt for South Georgia teen’s killer

Authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in the slaying of a South Georgia teenager.

GSU College of Education hosts first doctoral reunion, recognizes inaugural cohorts

“The exceptionality of the students in the inaugural cohorts and those that followed them, along with the impact of their collective research does, in fact, make the College a recognized unit of Georgia Southern University in the state of Georgia and across the country."

Alabama teens face murder charges in Georgia man’s death

Two teenagers accused of killing a Georgia man outside an Alabama grocery store have been charged with capital murder.

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US waters

The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses but aren’t federally regulated in drinking water. The water has been contaminated near sites of industrial facilities and U.S. military bases, so this new grant will take sampling a different direction.

10 Things to Know for Thursday

All the important headlines from here, there, and everywhere for Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Gert strengthens into season’s 2nd hurricane in Atlantic

Forecasters say Gert has strengthened to become the second hurricane of the season in the Atlantic Ocean.

Georgia woman’s body found under bridge

 Authorities in Georgia are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found under a bridge.

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

Trump signs a new executive order making the federal permitting process for construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment.

Could be a cold-wet winter for Georgia and the Southeast

Could we get a cold wet winter in Georgia in 2018?

I-16 Ramp at Exit 127 CLOSED Wednesday

The project was postponed on Tuesday due to the excessive rainfall in recent days. DOT says the exit will be closed WEDNESDAY. Spread the word!

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