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What’s Right With Our Schools: The Diamond Academy

The Diamond Academy is part of a an alternative learning environment that is helping students who may have fallen behind in their school work, or need more discipline to graduate on time.

Two Middle Georgia men arrested in doughnut fundraiser scam

Eatonton investigators are accusing two Middle Georgia men of selling doughnuts to raise money for churches and then pocketing the cash.

Missing Laurens County girl found safe

A Laurens County girl was found safe Wednesday night after investigators say she ran away.

22 people arrested in Laurens County methamphetamine bust

District Attorney Craig Fraiser said in a statement this “strike is one of the largest blows against the drug trade in Laurens County history.”

Middle Georgia Cold Cases: Downed in Dublin

62-year-old Erva Rayner was shot at his apartment on Fair Street in August 1999.

UPDATE: Sheriff Bill Harrell comments on David Hooks case

The special prosecuting attorney will not file criminal charges against the Laurens County sheriff's deputies who killed a Dublin man during a drug raid at his home in September.

Dublin church holds prayer vigil for Charleston shooting victims

Dozens of Middle Georgians gathered for a prayer vigil Friday night to honor the victims killed during this week's church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina.

UPDATE: Grand jury hearing finished with David Hooks case

A Laurens County grand jury hearing for a deputy-involved fatal shooting in Dublin concluded Friday.

Rep. Hatchett appointed to two House committee

State Representative Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin) was appointed to two house committee.

Dublin residents ask for felony murder investigation into David Hooks case

Dublin-Laurens County residents will be rallying at the Laurens County Courthouse starting at noon Monday.

10 people convicted in Laurens County drug trafficking organization

A federal judge sentenced 10 people to serve time in prison for their involvement in a “major drug trafficking organization” that operated in Laurens County.

Middle Georgia Certus Bank branches sold

Certus Bank is closing, but some of its branches in Middle Georgia will be sold and operate under a different name.
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