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An image in the rain at slain officer’s funeral captures emotions

The slaying of Eastman police Officer Tim Smith brought an outpouring of support from across Georgia. Law enforcement honor guards from several agencies attended his funeral, which was held in a downpour Thursday. Among those on hand were five members of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office honor guard. Telegraph photographer Woody Marshall’s photograph of them has been widely praised.

Crime

Sister of accused midstate cop killer indicted

The sister of alleged Eastman cop killer Royheem Deeds has been indicted, barely a week after officer Timothy Smith was shot and killed in Dodge County. The woman, Franshawn Deeds, and her boyfriend, Jamil Mitchell, were formally charged with hindering the apprehension of a criminal.

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Midstate teen’s talent lands her on ‘The Voice’

Macon’s Maggie Renfroe, a 17-year-old senior at First Presbyterian Day School, is scheduled to appear on Season 11 of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ with celebrity coaches Miley Cyrus, Alicia Keys, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. An announcement at school Tuesday drew thunderous applause.

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U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson: Washington, D.C. could learn from Georgia businesses

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson says that Georgia businesses "have improved the investment in our state" by $7.42 billion during the past 18 months.
Linda S. Morris lmorris@macon.com
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson: Washington, D.C. could learn from Georgia businesses 1:14

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson: Washington, D.C. could learn from Georgia businesses

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Kathleen couple skips honeymoon to help Louisiana flood victims

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Georgia Senator David Perdue: On Budget, Healthcare and Elections

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