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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The election for Moultrie City Council’s District 1 Post 1 seat faces controversy as one of the three candidates has talked about dropping out and another has been disqualified.

ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied the appeal of a former Live Oak police sergeant convicted on child pornography charges.

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VALDOSTA — Valdosta City Council will consider a resolution of support Thursday for re-routing heavy truck traffic from Downtown Valdosta.

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HOMERVILLE — The state Public Service Commission postponed a decision Tuesday on whether to accept a settlement agreement arising from a natural gas explosion that leveled a Homerville business and injured three women.

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DALTON, Ga. — A man with a history of felony crimes dating back 15 years was sentenced to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to armed robbery in Whitfield County recently.

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DALTON, Ga. — A Resaca man died Friday after being pinned between a truck and a tractor-trailer that was being towed near the Connector 3 exit of I-75, a Georgia State Patrol sergeant said.

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VALDOSTA — Students will have a right to speak their minds, which could include religious viewpoints, at Lowndes County school events if the board of education approves a new proposal.

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VALDOSTA – The Greater Valdosta United Way recently received a $500 donation from the Home Builders Association. 

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The city culminated seven and a half years of work on Sept. 16 with the reintroduction of Greyhound Lines bus service to Moultrie.

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TIFTON — The Tifton Tift County Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Education Workforce Committee toured the TC Transcontinental plant, located at 390 Southwell Blvd. on Thursday, Sept. 12.

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TIFTON — Tyler White came to ABAC last year as a freshman to play junior college golf. According to his head coach Larry Bonds, White’s work ethic is second to none and because of this he has been selected as the team captain.

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VALDOSTA – The cause of two fires in Valdosta Monday were due to unattended cooking, according to city officials.

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VALDOSTA – Police confiscated nearly five pounds of marijuana and arrested two people during the search of a Valdosta residence late last week.

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VALDOSTA — Teaching kids to save instead of spend their money is an issue every parent will go through at some point.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The third time was the charm for officers, who captured a motorcyclist in a police chase after he had eluded them twice.

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MOULTRIE, Ga.—The Burning Bush Holy Tabernacle Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God with Christ’s tent revival entered its final day on Monday, Sept. 9. In the words of its pastors, it sowed a seed.

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Cox Elementary School students and staff were entertained Friday, Sept. 6, as the world famous musician, Babara Bangoura, performed and shared stories about the use and meaning of music in his culture. Students were able to ask questions of Bangoura following his performance and many were interested to know how he became so skilled at playing.

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CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, implored his audience during a Murray County Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn event Wednesday to have plans in place for industry disruptions, automation, cybersecurity and response — or else "you will be run over."

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Mr. Elbert "Teasie" Lee Johnson Sr., 83, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with the Rev. Larry Glover officiating. Interment will follow in Cooperville Bapt…

Services Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Alma Jean Poole of Milledgeville, will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at noon at Second Beulah Baptist Church, 3014 Beulah Highway Sparta. Remains will lie in state at 11 a.m. until the service hour. The interment will follow at Hickory Cemetery. Alm…