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ATLANTA - Georgia was the first state to prohibit the execution of a mentally retarded person, but advocates for the disabled say the state is now lagging behind American society and needs to change its law.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:03pm

You have to hand it to Gov. Nathan Deal; he is a real problem solver. Last year, the problem was state Sen. Chip Rogers, who had been an opponent of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and an impediment to Deal's legislative plans.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:02pm

When you are governor of Georgia. you learn an essential lesson: sometimes it's necessary to go to war with the Atlanta media. It's a long-established tradition in state politics.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:02pm

Police Blotter, Sept. 25, 2013

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:02pm

A traffic signal is hung on Lewiston Road at Wiliam Few Parkway and is the first step to improving the intersection.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:01pm

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Homecomings...

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:01pm

The former treasurer of an Evans neighborhood association has pleaded not guilty to felony theft charges.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:00pm

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Twitter @ScottRouch Linward Jackson started the football year off slow at his new position - as did the rest of the Grovetown High School Warriors - but he's making up for lost time quick.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 11:00pm

The Greenbrier High Schoool Lady Wolfpack softball team beat Evans 8-4 Tuesday night, clinching first place in Region 2A-AAAAA.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 9:30pm

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick results The local 2013 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick event was held Sept. 14 at North Augusta High School. First-place finishers will participate in the sectional event in October.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 6:11pm

PLAY OF THE GAME: With Fox Creek nursing a one-point lead late in the fourth quarter, Jaquan Williams broke a 49-yard run. It allowed the Predators to run out most of the clock before Deondre Baskett scored with 1:07 to go.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 6:10pm

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL? I started playing in sixth grade and I really got into it after that.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 6:06pm

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