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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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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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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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GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting during SWAT Standoff in Jackson County

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting during SWAT Standoff in Jackson County

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

GBI Press Release: Jackson County, GA – On Friday, June 22, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred during a 3 hour SWAT standoff that eventually led to Jonathan Wayne Allen, 37, of Jackson County, surrendering to authorities. Preliminary […]

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Bainbridge bypass, bridge expected to reopen Monday

Bainbridge bypass, bridge expected to reopen Monday

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

GDOT Press Release: The US 84/SR 38/Bainbridge bypass southbound lanes and the SR 253/Spring Creek Road bridge are expected to reopen Monday morning. The majority of repairs have been made to the bridge damaged May 21 when it was hit by a piece of heavy equipment hauled on a trailer. Contractor Southern Concrete Construction Co. needs […]

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Tax preparers plead guilty to conspiring to defraud the government of more than $3,500,000

Tax preparers plead guilty to conspiring to defraud the government of more than $3,500,000

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Georgia Press Release: ATLANTA – Joseph Racine and Arnouse Merlien have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the federal income tax laws by purposely misrepresenting to the IRS that their clients were qualified to receive certain tax credits and deductions on their federal tax returns. Racine […]

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