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City council hears presentation on design guidelines
Members of Gray’s Downtown Development Authority made a presentation to the city council last week with a proposed design overlay for the downtown historic district and gateway corridor.
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Man serving 15 years asks for sentence dismissal
A Georgia Department of Corrections inmate serving 15 years of a 30-year Jones County sentence for trafficking methamphetamine was back in Jones County Superior Court challenging the validity of hi...
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Tri-County explains energy issues
Tri-County EMC hosted an Eggs and Issues event that was appropriately focused on energy and concerns about upcoming legislation.
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Main Street grants to provide more flexibility
The move to a new location for an established local salon was expedited with a façade grant from Main Street Gray.
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Several RICO defendants ask to have charges dropped
Attorney argues no conspiracy among drug buyers
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A wanted poster for escaped convict David Sweat is seen in a handout released by the New York State PoliceCaptured prison escapee David Sweat was released on Sunday from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said. Sweat, captured last Sunday following a three-week manhunt, will be locked up alone in a cell for 23 hours a day and placed on suicide watch at Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, in the state's Finger Lakes region, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said. Sweat, 35, and accomplice Richard Matt escaped from maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on June 6.


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Devon Staples, 22, of Calais, Maine, was drinking and celebrating the holiday in a friend's backyard when he placed the fireworks mortar tube on his head around 10 p.m., said Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety. McCausland said it was unclear whether the firework was already lit, or whether Staples lit it once it was on his head. The tube Staples was using was a reusable mortar shell but said McCausland said investigators did not know what type of firework he was attempting to shoot.
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Shavitz, a "a wild-bearded and free-spirited Maine man" and beekeeper, co-founded the company with artist Roxanne Quimby in 1984, the company said in a statement. "It is with broken hearts that we must convey the saddest news: Burt Shavitz, our co-founder and namesake, has left for greener fields and wilder woods," the company said in a statement on Facebook. A company spokeswoman told USA Today that Shavitz died of respiratory issues on Sunday surrounded by family and friends in Bangor, Maine.
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Maryland mom held on $500K after infant found on roadsideA Maryland mother is being held on $500,000 bail after police say she left her 6-week-old daughter on the side of a road Saturday.


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