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The Most Popular Halloween Costumes This Year Include “It”, “Stranger Things”, and Unicorns

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes This Year Include “It”, “Stranger Things”, and Unicorns

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

People are starting to search for ideas for their Halloween costumes, and there are already signs of what’s going to be popular this year. A website called Lyst analyzed Pinterest searches to figure out the hottest costumes for the year . . . at least for women. Anyway, here are the top 10 . . […]

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The Original Mars Bar Is Coming Back

The Original Mars Bar Is Coming Back

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re in an era where nostalgia is SO strong that any defunct brand with even a shred of popularity is getting resurrected.  And here’s the latest . . . Mars is bringing the MARS BAR back to America, 15 years after it was discontinued.  But they’re using the original recipe from 1932, which calls for […]

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Spanx For Your Arms Hit Stores on Monday

Spanx For Your Arms Hit Stores on Monday

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The people at Spanx apparently won’t be happy until you’ve jammed every part of your body into one of their products like some kind of human sausage. Because now, they’re moving on from your torso, your waist, and your legs . . . to your arms.  Spanx’s new “Arm Tights” go on sale Monday, and […]

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VSU Observes Constitution Day

VSU Observes Constitution Day

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University’s Odum Library celebrated Constitution Day by inviting all students, faculty, and staff to sign a copy of the Constitution of the United States of America. Everyone who participated received a pocket Constitution, candy, and a special Founding Father surprise. The university will continue its celebration of Constitution Day throughout the month […]

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Employment up, unemployment rate down in Southern Georgia in August

Employment up, unemployment rate down in Southern Georgia in August

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Southern Georgia’s unemployment and jobs picture looked bright in August. Butler said Wednesday that in August the unemployment rate was just 5 percent, unemployment claims fell and job growth continued to climb. “The August numbers show Southern Georgia’s economy and outlook for employment remains healthy,” said Butler. The […]

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Wiregrass Tech is Preparing for Industry Needs 

Wiregrass Tech is Preparing for Industry Needs 

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA –  In the 1990’s there was a huge push for high school and college students to consider Health Occupation careers with the growing number of the baby boomer generation getting older.  Now, Manufacturing and Construction industries are feeling the effects of an aging population. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College works closely with industries and businesses in […]

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Valdosta firefighter Honored for Act of Bravery

Valdosta firefighter Honored for Act of Bravery

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Valdosta City Council recognized Lt. John Herpin of the Valdosta Fire Department for being selected as a recipient of the 2017 Life Saving Valor Award. The award, presented annually by the Georgia State Firefighters Association, is given to fire personnel who perform meritorious acts that result in life-saving events. Lt. Herpin was […]

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Stewarding the Precious Children in Your Care

Stewarding the Precious Children in Your Care

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Curt Fowler | Fowler & Company Barry-Wehmiller is committed to building a better world through business. They seem to be doing a pretty good job. Today the Barry-Wehmiller companies have total revenues of $2.4B. How they achieved this level of success is an interesting story. The company was founded in 1885 as a maker […]

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Dozens of sea turtles back in Georgia after Irma evacuation

Dozens of sea turtles back in Georgia after Irma evacuation

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (WCTV) – Dozens of sick, injured and newborn sea turtles are back in their tanks on the Georgia coast after evacuating nearly 450 miles to escape from Hurricane Irma. The Brunswick News reports the 29 turtles and 50 hatchlings being cared for at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island came […]

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Georgia woman accused of exploiting, neglecting elderly

Georgia woman accused of exploiting, neglecting elderly

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

FORSYTH, Ga. (WCTV) – A woman is accused of exploiting and neglecting at least 14 elderly and disabled people in unlicensed personal care homes across Georgia. The Telegraph of Macon reports 39-year-old Michelle Oliver was booked into the Monroe County Jail on Tuesday on charges including felony exploitation of disabled or elderly persons, felony neglect […]

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