Created: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:15:22 EST
Updated: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:15:22 EST
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal food safety inspector who probed a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant says the company was "not fit to produce products for human consumption." Janet Gray testified Wednesday in the federal trial of three people charged with covering up contamination at the Peanut Corp. of America plant.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Police say a man has been shot to death and a woman and child both wounded by gunshots when a home invasion took a turn for the worse this week in the Atlanta suburb of Duluth. Police in the community northeast of Atlanta say robbery was the apparent motive in the home invasion.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is partnering with the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association for a safety and health fair in Chamblee. Officials say the Aug. 16 event will feature Spanish-language health and safety publications, and a question and answer period on occupational safety and health issues.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority says it's shedding more than 2,000 jobs amid a $500 million cost-cutting campaign. The TVA is seeking the cuts as it pares expenses and bids to make the large public utility more competitive with the electric rates charged by neighboring utilities in Tennessee, Georgia and several other states where it operates.