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Cordele technical college to host trade job fair

Jobs available range from crew leaders, formulators, LPNs, RNs, customer service, assembly operators and many more. Participating employers include but are not limited to Helena Chemical, Innovative Senior Solutions, Crisp Regional Hospital, All State Truck Stop, Flex-Tec, Inc., Goldens Foundry, Res

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 17:24:00

Seven Americus stores cited for under-age sales

Clerks at the following establishments were cited with violations under Section 6-89, sale of alcohol to under-age persons, of the Americus Municipal Code:


Reames Concrete expanding in Sumter - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — Reames Concrete Co. is expanding its footprint in Sumter County with the construction of a new, state of the art manufacturing facility in the Ted Baldwin Business and Technology Park. The new footprint will include a production facility and retention pond, for approximately 10 acres in t

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-08-15 17:11:28

Seven clerks busted for underage alcohol sales - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — On Friday, Aug. 10, between 2 and 4 p.m. the Americus Police Department conducted undercover alcohol compliance checks on all 23 convenience stores licensed to sell package alcohol in the City of Americus. Out of the 23 stores checked, seven clerks sold alcohol to the underage buyer and w

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-08-15 17:03:08

Sumter County, Americus break ground on high speed internet

Along with local donors and business partnerships, a $2 million investment by Pineland Communications will expand the economic footprint of local businesses starting in 2019. Many area businesses have encountered issues for years over lack of high speed internet, often preventing them from necessary

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-14 10:43:44

Tifton man arrested in Omega for Taco Bell break-in in Moultrie

According to an article from The Moultrie Observer, Kelvin Russell, 46, of Tifton, broke into the Taco Bell on Veteran’s Parkway North in Moultrie at approximately 3:30 a.m. to attack his ex-girlfriend, who was working at the time.

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 14:00:00

Lee Commission OKs purchase of Guard911

Tuesday’s commission meeting began with a presentation from Anthony Parker, president of Albany Technical College, promoting the college’s Transportation Academy. Parker said the demand for commercial truck drivers exists not only in southwest Georgia but also the rest of the country.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-15 20:07:00

Here's how to apply for a job at Robins AFB

They are looking for engineers as well as people skilled in electronics mechanics, sheet metal mechanics, painting, aircraft mechanics, information technology and computer science

WMAZ - 2018-08-15 15:42:23

CARLTON FLETCHER: GPS gets us from here to there

I hate when I sound like a curmudgeon — when I do, I feel compelled to use the word “whippersnapper,” and that’s just wrong on so many levels — but here I am doing it again.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 22:01:00

New domestic violence nonprofit opens Saturday

ALBANY — After a year of trials and triumphs, Cassenda Nelson will open her domestic violence nonprofit, I&A Divyne Purpose, at 1902 W. Highland Ave. on Saturday. The opening will begin at 3 p.m.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:36:00

Fedrick named permanent president at Albany State

Fedrick has been serving as the interim president of ASU since Jan. 12. Prior to that appointment, Fedrick served as ASU’s interim executive vice president beginning Oct. 16, 2017.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 14:11:00

Officials, alumni react to Fedrick announcement

“Marion Fedrick exemplifies ‘If it’s to be, it’s up to me.’ She exudes energy and confidence, and I think she is an excellent choice to lead Albany State University.”

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:17:00

Multiple parasite cases linked to Warner Robins water park

A new water park in Warner Robins says its water is safe after it shut down last week when a child who had been to the park tested positive for a parasite.According to areleaseposted on the park’s Facebook page Tuesday, on Aug. 8 the park was notified that a child who had visited the park on July 29

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-14 16:13:00

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new downtown restaurant

ALBANY — Father/son duo Glenn Singfield and Glenn “Chef G” Singfield II, co-owners of Albany Fish Company, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for The Flint, their second location.


Family of murdered woman seeks answers, closure

“Oh, Candy was funny,” Jewett said. “She was free-hearted, she laughed… I told her all the time that when she laughed she sounded like an old cackling hen.”


Use of New Perry Hotel could change after city council review

The HALO Group, which would be handing the makeover of the hotel, says they aim to employ, train, and house people with disabilities.

WMAZ - 2018-08-14 03:14:29

3rd, 4th suspects arrested in Mask Road shooting death - Americus Times-Recorder

Sumter County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy, Col. Eric Bryant confirmed Friday that two men were apprehended Thursday evening and charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. They are Jaylen T. Leverette, 18, of Americus, and a 16-year-old male juvenile, also of Americus. The adult is being housed in


Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Colquitt County, Georgia

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Dougherty County in southwestern Georgia... Northeastern Mitchell County in southwestern Georgia... Northeastern Baker County in southwestern Georgia... Northwestern Colquitt County in south ce

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-13 23:26:00

Police: Man broke into restaurant to confront ex-girlfriend

The suspect, Kelvin Russell, had argued with employee Dianna Johnson in the day, Moultrie Police Department Sgt. Vernon Nobles said.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-08-14 01:28:00

Woman injured in Church Street shooting

Albany woman shot in vehicle by unknown suspectsA woman was shot in the hip Saturday morning on Church Street in Albany. The Albany Police Department is still investigating. (File Photo)Jada HaynesALBANY — Albany Police Department officers responded after dispatch received a call regarding a shootin