ATLANTA -- The amount of energy individual Georgians use continues to decline while overall demand rose, according to a recent state report that also shows more energy is used for transportation than manufacturing or farming.
The Georgia Energy Report was released last month by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, a state agency that distributes grants and loans for conservation programs and the construction of water and sewer facilities.
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. — Three corrections officers have been hurt after a disturbance at a state prison in Dorchester County.
Emergency crews were called to Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeland around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said in a statement that the lockdown at the maximum security prison was lifted around 3 a.m. today. She said officers had control of the prison throughout the disturbance.