ATLANTA — Georgia plans to carry out its fifth execution of the year on Wednesday when a man convicted in the 1998 killings of a trucking company owner and his two children is set to die.
Daniel Anthony Lucas is scheduled to be executed at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the state prison in Jackson. Georgia executes inmates by injecting the barbiturate pentobarbital.
Columbia County experienced its deadliest shooting incident since 1998 on Friday night, in a neighborhood that has come a long way from a troubled past.
The First Tee of Augusta is marked with the swoosh after a substantial donation from Nike.
The youth golf program unveiled enhancements at its six-hole course and clubhouse at a ceremony Friday.
“On behalf of Nike, we are super-excited to be here and support young athletes,” said Marc Patrick, the company’s vice president of global golf marketing.
Grovetown participant Joshua Banks, 10, snipped the ribbon on the renovations.
Five people were killed in two separate shootings in Appling on Friday night in what authorities say were domestic-related incidents.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office has confirmed suspect Wayne Anthony Hawes, 50, killed himself. He was found dead inside his home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
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