JECKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — An emaciated loggerhead sea turtle is recuperating at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center after washing up on the south end of Tybee Island. The Tybee Department of Public Works spotted the 50-pound animal Thursday morning. Three lifeguards swam out with a rescue board to the sandbar where the animal was seen and brought the turtle to shore.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A state environmental report criticizes the Fayette County Water Department for problems at its two water treatment plants. The 45-page report includes findings of non-certified personnel running the plants, incorrectly signed documents, managers who aren't properly licensed, improper record keeping and broken equipment.
ATLANTA (AP) — A high school football player has died after being injured during a scrimmage. An investigator with the Fulton County medical examiner's office says 16-year-old Deantre Turman was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta about 10:30 p.m. Friday.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Country singer Rodney Atkins is headlining a weekend beach party for military families on Jekyll Island. The festivities are honoring service members and veterans. Visitors with military IDs are receiving free entry to the beachside Great Dunes Park.
Created: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 04:14:46 EST
Updated: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 04:14:46 EST