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Georgia among states with most dog bite claims

Georgia among states with most dog bite claims

(CBS News) They're beloved family members, but they can also be deadly nuisances.

In the same week that a video went viral showing a hero cat saving a little boy from a random dog attack, research revealed the cost of dog bite claims has risen 45 percent in the last decade

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Juliette getting new store, Dollar General?

Juliette getting new store, Dollar General?

A new business is coming to Juliette after Monroe County commissioners approved a zoning change on Tuesday.

County gets $1.9 mil loan for water lines

County gets $1.9 mil loan for water lines

Monroe County has learned it has gotten a $1.9 million loan that will allow the county to extend county water to additional homes whose private wells have been contaminated by uranium.

Former manager accused of stealing

Former manager accused of stealing

A Monroe County businessman took out criminal charges against one of his trusted managers, accusing him of stealing thousands of dollars over two years from Cutting Edge Landscaping. More charges and arrests could be forthcoming.

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FBI now offering $20K reward for missing Putnam County woman

FBI now offering $20K reward for missing Putnam County woman

(WXIA) -- The FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for any information about a missing Putnam County woman.

Just after noon Tuesday, Georgia Department of Natural Resources rangers launched a specially equipped pontoon boat brought in from Lake Lanier to search a portion of Lake Oconee for 87-year-old Shirley Dermond.

She's been missing for exactly one week since the decapitated body of her husband, Russell, 88, was found in the garage of their nearby lakefront home.

McDonald's testing seasoned fries

McDonald's testing seasoned fries

USA TODAY

Even the iconic McDonald's french fry, a linchpin to the fast-food giant's multibillion-dollar success, is getting a second look as the company seeks new product hits.

On Thursday, the same day McDonald's announced that domestic sales were flat in April, the company confirmed to USA TODAY that it will begin testing seasoned fries -- dubbed Shakin' Flavor Fries -- on Friday in the Northern California and St. Louis markets.

School board eyes condemnation of Ingram property

School board eyes condemnation of Ingram property

Monroe County's school board is moving to condemn 12 acres belonging to developer Otis Ingram, saying it wants the land to straighten the main road into Mary Persons from Hwy. 41 for buses.