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Georgia agency reports progress in state’s rape kit backlog

Georgia agency reports progress in state’s rape kit backlog

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

By: Associated Press  ATLANTA (AP) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says its crime lab is making progress in a years-long effort to test thousands of backlogged sexual assault evidence packages. The agency’s goal is to clear out the old rape kits by the first of next year, freeing it to then concentrate on new […]

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Four Ways Fast Food Joints Trick You Into Eating More

Four Ways Fast Food Joints Trick You Into Eating More

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wise Brother Media – Think about this the next time you’re about to order six things for YOURSELF at Taco Bell.  It’s four ways fast food joints trick us into eating more . . . 1.  Decision anchoring.  The first option we see tends to stick in our mind, and there’s a good chance we’ll order […]

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New striping, RPMs coming to several state routes next week

New striping, RPMs coming to several state routes next week

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: Prepare for a slow moving road operation next week as a Georgia Department of Transportation contractor puts down new striping and/or raised pavement markers on several state routes. New striping and RPMs are a safety feature for motorists. They help delineate lanes and can signal drivers that they have strayed out of […]

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Deal: Manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer to invest $15 million in Walton County

Deal: Manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer to invest $15 million in Walton County

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the Office of Governor Nathan Deal: Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Top Polymer Enterprise, a Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), will create 70 jobs and invest $15 million in a facility in Social Circle. New jobs will include positions in manufacturing and production. “Georgia’s manufacturing sector continues to drive statewide investment by attracting industry […]

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PCOM South Georgia Takes Shape

PCOM South Georgia Takes Shape

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: (MOULTRIE, GA) Architectural renderings of PCOM South Georgia, an additional location of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) which will house a four-year osteopathic medicine program, have been released by Sasaki, Inc., the principal architectural firm for the 75,000 square foot building planned for Moultrie, Georgia. Bryan Irwin, an architect with Sasaki, Inc., […]

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National Infant Immunization Week is April 21 – April 28, 2018

National Infant Immunization Week is April 21 – April 28, 2018

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

South Health District Press Release: Valdosta – Immunization is a shared responsibility. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. Vaccines not only help protect our children but can also help protect entire communities by preventing and reducing the spread of infectious diseases. National Infant Immunization Week […]

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VSU’s Department Of History Explores Poland With New Study Abroad Program

VSU’s Department Of History Explores Poland With New Study Abroad Program

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gdansk, Poland Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Department of History is launching its first ever study abroad program with a trip to Poland July 8-28. The tour will be centered in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, and a major Baltic port, Gdansk (once called Danzig). Produced in partnership with the University of Gdansk, […]

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Wiregrass Hosting Dell Technologies Tech Roadshow

Wiregrass Hosting Dell Technologies Tech Roadshow

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Press Release: Valdosta, Ga. – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and DellEMC are partnering to present the Dell Technologies Tech Roadshow.  This is a unique opportunity in our area to see the newest and future technologies from DellEMC.  The event is happening Thursday, April 26 from noon till 3:00 p.m. in Brooks Hall on […]

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Walmart Presents Check to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

Walmart Presents Check to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Accepting the check for Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is Rodney Baggett, Commercial Truck Driving Instructor for Wiregrass and Dr. Tina K. Anderson, Wiregrass Tech President. Wiregrass Press Release: Douglas, GA – The Wiregrass Foundation North was the recipient of a $5,000 check from Wal-Mart Foundation Community Grant Program. Dr. Tina K. Anderson, President of Wiregrass […]

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GAGP Adds Additional Events

GAGP Adds Additional Events

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

GAGP Press Release: The Georgia Amateur Golf Promotions has announced the addition of events for summer and fall. May Modified Match Play Friday May 18 Country Club Mondays. Third Monday of each month. Chance to play South Georgia and North Florida Country Clubs. June 2-3 Georgia Amateur Golf Promotions Players Championship, Georgia Veterans GC at […]

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