School evacuated in Thomas County due to diesel spill

Students at Garrison-Pilcher Elementary School in Thomasville have been evacuated this morning due to a diesel spill near the school.


With Georgia experiencing a spike in fatal crashes and auto insurance premiums, lawmakers advanced a bill that would make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving.


Lawyers for a man set for execution next month argue he should be re-sentenced because he wouldn't get the death penalty if he were sentenced today.



Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing Tuesday after the jet apparently blew an engine, is being praised for her "nerves of steel" in helping to prevent a far worse tragedy.


Dick's Sporting Goods destroying all guns pulled from its shelves


Delta flight makes emergency landing at Atlanta airport


UPDATE: Southwest sought more time to inspect engines


Valdosta air traffic controllers prepare for disasters


Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes


Creative ways to organize your jewelry


25 years since the fiery end of the standoff in Waco, Texas


FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria


Death of former national security advisor's father labeled suspicious


UPDATE: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks


UPDATE: Federal probe of Prince death now inactive


Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits


Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission


Thomas University hosts annual Earth Day fair


US says it's maintaining pressure on North Korea


UPDATE: Cuba's new president vows socialist continuity


Power largely restored across Puerto Rico after blackout


Cairo High School stages mock crash prior to prom


Thousands of Publix eggs now included in recall


Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92


Leaders react to Barbara Bush's death


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DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead....
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer....
HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro said Thursday that he expected 57-year-old Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez to serve two five-year terms as president and eventually take Castro's place as head of the Communist Party, potentially dominating Cuban politics until 2031....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The drama of U.S. and allied missile strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled....
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- No criminal charges will be filed in Prince's death, and evidence shows that the musician thought he was taking a common painkiller instead of a counterfeit pill containing the fentanyl that killed him, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday....
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