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ATLANTA — The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Sunday former U.S. Sen. David Perdue plans to challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in the Republican primary next year, citing multiple people with knowledge of his decision, setting up a divisive contest between two of the state’s leading GOP figures ahead of a likely general election matchup with Stacey Abrams.

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Kraven the Man-Hunter seated, weary and troubled, on a throne of antlers and animal pelts. The heads of Spider-Man, the Vulture, Black Cat and others mounted like trophies on the wall behind him.

For regular readers, opening Thomas Fellows' latest book is like running into an old acquaintance ready to share what's been happening in his life.

Thanksgiving means family, turkey and ushering in the holidays for most people but for some it is also the time of year when author James Patterson releases his annual Alex Cross thriller.

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VALDOSTA – Sen. Raphael Warnock is promoting an act that would bring millions of dollars to military bases in Georgia, including Moody Air Force Base.

ATLANTA — Georgia has administered more than 12.24 million vaccinations — which includes at least one dose and fully administered — counting 12,246,141, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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ATLANTA — Georgia has administered more than 12.2 million vaccinations — which includes at least one dose and fully administered — counting 12,207,489, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

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Jack Kirby, the man who co-created the Hulk, Thor, the Fantastic Four, Captain America and numerous other Marvel characters and DC characters, created the Eternals.

VALDOSTA – A young girl who meets Prince Charming. A musical glimpse of the Harlem renaissance. A woman hiding in a convent gets her act together.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga.— After more than 11 hours of deliberation, jurors — 11 white and one Black —delivered guilty murder verdicts Wednesday on three white men accused of killing a Black man jogging in the street of their Brunswick, Georgia neighborhood.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga.— Jurors — 11 white and one Black — will begin deliberating Tuesday the fate of three white men accused of killing a Black man in the street of their Brunswick, Georgia neighborhood.

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VALDOSTA – The community gathered at Valdosta State University to learn more about the Georgia Open Meetings Act and Open Records Act and to hear the results of a local public records audit. 

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VALDOSTA — Authorities continue to search for a driver who led authorities on a multi-county chase Tuesday.

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NASHVILLE — A Berrien County man was convicted on a drug charge Wednesday in federal court, the justice department said.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The man accused of pulling the trigger in the death of Ahmaud Arbery took the stand Wednesday in his defense, calling the Feb 23, 2020 shooting death “the most traumatic experience” of his life.

ATLANTA — Georgia’s new House and Senate district maps for the next 10 years are on their way to final approval following party debates and public opposition to the Republican-led proposals.  

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s new House and Senate district maps for the next 10 years are on their way to final approval following party debates and public opposition to the Republican-led proposals.  

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Two Colquitt County High School students earned awards Tuesday in the South + Southwest Georgia Skills Challenge, a trades competition sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of Georgia.

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — While Greg McMichael told a police officer his son, Travis, "had no choice" but to shoot Ahmaud Arbery, a police sergeant testified Monday a search of Arbery's dead body turned up no weapons or any other personal items. 

ATLANTA — Amid the Atlanta Braves’ World Series Championship parade Friday and only having released the proposed Georgia state Senate redistricting map less than three days before, the Senate redistricting committee voted 9-4 to approve the map despite the public's requests for more time to review it.

ATLANTA — Georgia surpassed 25,000 deaths Friday, officially reporting 25,094 people have died from COVID-19 in the state since the start of the pandemic, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Valdosta man died on Ga. Hwy. 37 near Ellenton Omega Road in a single-vehicle accident October 24.

HOUSTON — The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6 Tuesday night to win the World Series. 

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VALDOSTA — Georgia passed 24,900 deaths Tuesday, officially reporting 24,921 people have died from COVID-19 in the state since the start of the pandemic, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly three hours of oral arguments over a pair of lawsuits seeking to halt Texas’ controversial and recently enacted abortion ban ended with U.S. Supreme Court justices appearing to lean in favor of allowing the cases to move forward.

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