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Georgia Successful in Blocking WOTUS Rule

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of Georgia and 9 other states in their lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

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Chattooga Chasing Another Playoff Season

With the smell of the gridiron in the air, sweltering August practices, and the sound of crashing helmets, there are plenty of signs that football is back. For the Chattooga Indians of Region 7-AA, that means Head Coach Charles Hammon leading his boys in the pursuit of a 6th consecutive playoff appearance.

Workshop Focuses on Women and the Outdoors

Ladies, have you ever wanted to head out to go backpacking or fishing or shooting, but not sure where to start?

Lanham reaches 200th win

Trion Softball’s Head Coach Jason Lanham reached his 200th career win in a 12-0 shutout over Campbell on Saturday.

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Southeastern Grocers Settles with EPA, Agrees to $300k Civil Penalty

Under the settlement, SEG will spend an estimated $4.2 million over the next three years to reduce coolant leaks from refrigerators and other equipment and improve company-wide compliance. SEG will also pay a $300,000 civil penalty.

Statesboro Manufacturer Settles with US Gov in Whistleblower Case

The company has agreed pay up to $2.4 million to settle allegations that they supplied defective products and submitted false claims to the Army, Department of Veterans Affairs and General Services Administration.

Rail Activity at Georgia Ports Continues to Climb

Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June.

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