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Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Global Food Security Reauthorization Act

Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Global Food Security Reauthorization Act

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of US Senator Johnny Isakson: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the Senate passage of bipartisan legislation he introduced to extend for another five years the life-saving food security programs managed under the Feed the Future Initiative. Isakson and U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Pa., introduced the bipartisan Global Food Security Reauthorization Act in […]

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Six injured in Suwannee County after head-on collision

Six injured in Suwannee County after head-on collision

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: WCTV Eyewitness News SUWANNEE Co. Fla., (WCTV) — Six people were taken to the hospital following a head-on collision in Suwannee County. According to Suwannee Fire Rescue, the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on County Road 136 and Pinecrest Road. Two cars were involved carrying six people. Five people were taken by ambulance to […]

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A Bank Robber Gets Caught When He Gives the Teller His Driver’s License

A Bank Robber Gets Caught When He Gives the Teller His Driver’s License

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Wise Brother Media: A guy named David Menser from Columbus, Ohio robbed four banks over the past month.  But he was caught thanks to an incredibly DUMB thing he did during the third robbery.     That was on June 4th, and he went into a Huntington Bank branch and told the teller […]

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A Bulldog With a Giant Tongue Won This Year’s World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

A Bulldog With a Giant Tongue Won This Year’s World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Wise Brother Media: Having a GIANT TONGUE doesn’t make you ugly, right?  Like, if having a giant tongue makes you ugly, well then I guess that means Gene Simmons is ugly.  Um . . . okay, maybe that’s a bad example of the point I was making.     The annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest […]

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Camp TIMBER returns to Wiregrass

Camp TIMBER returns to Wiregrass

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Press Release: Valdosta, GA – Does your 4th-8th grader enjoy outdoor activities? This summer, Wiregrass Technical College and Enay Coaching will be hosting Camp TIMBER for two different age groups. Week One will be for 9-10 year-olds and will be held July 9 – 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Week […]

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South Georgia teachers learn new ways to teach STEM

South Georgia teachers learn new ways to teach STEM

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of WCTV: By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News  LOWNDES COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) — Teachers in South Georgia are heading back in to the classroom, thanks to a grant from Valdosta State University. Over the last thirteen years, Valdosta State University has hosted teachers from all over South Georgia to participate in the Math […]

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Foreign invasive plants invading more Georgia ground

Foreign invasive plants invading more Georgia ground

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

(Image Source: Wen Zeng / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 / MGN) By: Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. — State officials say foreign invasive plants are continuing to take over Georgia’s forests and grasslands. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that one of them, Asian privet, now infests more than a million acres in the state. That’s according […]

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Airmen ‘ignite’ innovation during Spark Tank

Airmen ‘ignite’ innovation during Spark Tank

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Col. Jennifer Short, left, 23d Wing (WG) commander, presents a 1st Place prize to Capt. Lakeatta Tonge, center, 23d Medical Group flight commander of education and training, following Spark Tank, June 15, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Spark Tank, a spinoff of the show Shark Tank, gave Airmen the opportunity to propose projects […]

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Lowndes County: Morven Road moving for Exit 29 construction

Lowndes County: Morven Road moving for Exit 29 construction

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: Changes are coming that will impact Morven Road traffic and drivers wishing to enter the Big Foot Travel Center at Exit 29 in Hahira. Right now Morven Road runs alongside Interstate 75 south. A new road has been built west of the existing location. Traffic is scheduled to shift to the new […]

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Valdosta Recruiting Company Welcomes New Commander

Valdosta Recruiting Company Welcomes New Commander

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Thursday afternoon at Moody Air Force Base, the United State Army Valdosta Recruiting Company said farewell to CPT Thomas Wooten and welcomed its new commander CPT Benjamin Christian. After the ceremonial Passing of the Guidon, Jacksonville Battalion Commander LTC Kenneth Buettner shared remarks. He noted the great service given by CPT Wooten during […]

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