SAVANNAH, Ga. — For three decades, the stained and blurry photograph presented a great mystery to Civil War historians.
It was a picture taken of another photo in a peeling, gilded frame. In the foreground stood a man, his back to the camera, wearing an overcoat and a hat. In the center, visible amid stains and apparent water damage, was a ship.
Did this picture show the only known photograph of the ironclad Confederate warship the CSS Georgia?
COLUMBIA — A bill that would allow Georgia and South Carolina concealed-weapon permit holders to cross the state border is improving its chances of passage, as local authorities agree not to fight the change.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Sheriff’s officials say a medical examiner has found a gunshot wound on the body of a Buford man who was discovered by a fisherman in Lake Lanier in February.
Authorities in February identified the man as 25-year-old Kelly Nash, who had been reported missing in early January. His family had offered a reward for information on his whereabouts after he disappeared from his Gwinnett County home.
A juvenile reported missing -- Keod Watson -- has been located. According to a statement from the Richmond County sheriff’s office, he is resting comfortably at home with his parents. He was not injured or harmed and was possibly was hiding from parents during the night, the sheriff’s office said.