Report shows extent of violence in Georgia prisons

The recent stabbing death of an Augusta State Medical Prison inmate is one of 34 homicides in Georgia prisons since 2010, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Source: Augusta Chronicle/weekend

In other news:

15 BUIs reported statewide Saturday

Legal challenge filed to Braves stadium funding
Rich Pellegrino, a member of Cobb Citizens for Governmental Transparency, said he filed the challenge because he doesn’t agree with a new tax the county will use to pay off the bonds.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta ranks as 8th deadliest city for pedestrians
Drivers in metro Atlanta don’t like to stop at yellow lights. Or even red lights.
Source: CBS Atlanta

300 miles of highway are designated as Georgia’s Antebellum Trail
A look at the towns and cities spared during Gen. Sherman’s march.
Source: Macon Telegraph

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