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Georgia hosted a record number of film and television projects this past year. Gov. Nathan Deal announced Georgia-lensed feature film and television productions generated a total economic impact of $9.5 billion during FY 2018. The record 455 film and television productions shot in Georgia represent $2.7 billion in direct spending in the state.

jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover Classic will soon be heading to Georgia, placing its first facility in the U.S. in Savannah.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced the move Wednesday, saying the facility will be located in Crossroads Business Park, near a portion of Gulfstream Aerospace.

Clarke County Sheriff's Office

An Athens man is in custody after the Athens-Clarke Police Departmetn responded to a pair of related shootings on Tuesday. Officers first responded to Oak Hill Drive at about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, after receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls about shots fired in the area.

They reviewed video footage from an apartment complex and identified a white Jeep Cherokee which was involved in the incident. Officers also found several shell casings at the scene.

Public Information Open House on Dudley Park

Aug 15, 2018
ACC Government

The ACC Leisure Services Department is holding a Public Information Open House Wednesday evening, for input on infrastructure improvements to Dudley park. The Open House takes place at the East Athens Community Center from 6 to 8 pm.

The improvements for the park are being funded through SPLOST 2011 funds. Organizers want feedback from those attending on the priority order of the elements from the Approved Project Concept.  They're also seeking input on the specific types of features desired within the individual elements

Georgia Woman Facing 'Longest Sentence' for Leaking to Media

Aug 15, 2018

A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the "longest sentence" ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.

Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner, 26, is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 23 by a U.S. District Court judge in Augusta. She pleaded guilty in June to a single count of transmitting national security information when she worked as a translator at an NSA facility in Augusta.

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