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Dog law could get more bite

City staff has been directed to investigate drafting a possible vicious animal ordinance, leaving... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER and CHARLES PEARL
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Special grand jury ends work for year

When the special Franklin County grand jury investigating Gov. Ernie Fletchers hiring practices... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Rescue at the Plaza

and HILLARY CANADA State Journal Staff Writers Two employees with Shirer Construction were... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON and HILLARY CANADA State Journ
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Time's running out

It was the mother of all mail days, even more than Mother's Day. Nationwide, the United States... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Open-space compromise elusive

When Franklin County Fiscal Court voted 4-3 in November to temporarily eliminate the open-space... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Room at the Posada

A group of women stood shivering in the cold Saturday, asking the owner of a local grocery store... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Grand plans

While renovations continue inside the Grand Theatre, plans are under way to install a marquee,... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Fighting City Hall

Terry and Missy Sutton are once again bracing to fight City Hall over what he says is his "basic... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Firefighters, Woman's Club play Santa

Cheyenne Carter, 9, is a little Santa in training. Every year she helps her mother, Sue Carter,... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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This is a headline for Kate

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Tropical Storm Tammy brought heavy rain and gusty winds to southeast Georgia... More

  • Mike Siley
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This is a headline

Associated Press Writer BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - An early winter storm that blasted in from the... More

  • JAMES MacPHERSON
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250 families, 650 kids receive gifts

Salvation Army volunteers can be way too happy in the morning, especially on the morning of their... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON State Journal Staff Writer
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The liberal arm of the law

Anasia Webb could not decide. The 4-year-old was standing in the middle of Wal-Mart's doll aisle,... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Of Sunflowers and Toads

Jermaine Bentley knows firsthand what it is like to allow a bad situation to derail his life. He... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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