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Prince Automotive Makes $200K+ Donation To Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Prince Automotive Group has made a donation of $214,248.66 to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's automotive program. The group donated parts and equipment from all dealerships including Albany, Tifton, Valdosta, and Douglas to the college. The donated parts and equipment are for Honda, Mazda, For

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2018-01-16 20:06:42

Elixir CEO Sahm To Serve As Keynote Speaker At Chamber's 91st Event

The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce will host its 91st Annual Event on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at The Atrium in downtown Douglas, and tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available. On Tuesday, January 16, the Chamber announced that Christopher A. Sahm, CEO of Elixir Industri

DOUGLASENTERPRISE.NET - 2018-01-16 20:03:24

FLU SEASON: Doctors here seeing 10 cases every day

If you haven't gotten your flu shot, you might not want to put it off any longer. Dr. Brent Waters of Georgia Physicians South in Blackshear says doctors in their office are seeing "about 10 confirmed flu cases daily with mostly fever, cough, nasal congestion and body aches." Dr. Waters says some pa

BLACKSHEAR TIMES - 2018-01-17 15:06:00

GSP: Clinch woman dies in Lowndes wreck

VALDOSTA - A 34-year-old Clinch County woman died Monday in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 94 at Boring Pond Road, according to a report by Georgia State Patrol Post 31. Kimberly Ann Poythress, 34, of Homerville was pronounced dead by the Lowndes County Coroner Austin Fiveash, according to the G

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 01:37:24

What's going on under the Gold Dome?

Pierce County's legislative delegation looks for the budget, education and rural development to be the main issues in this election year session of the Georgia General Assembly. State Representative Chad Nimmer (R, Blackshear) represents Pierce County in the House of Representatives, while Senator T

BLACKSHEAR TIMES - 2018-01-17 15:13:00

Narcotics arrests made in Abbeville

ABBEVILLE - On January 11, 2018 the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office made two arrest during an undercover narcotic investigation within the city of Abbeville. William Leonard 24 Y/O of Fitzgerald was arrested and charged with: Use of communication device to facilitate a drug transaction. (Felony) Crim


Flu prompts Tift hospital to announce visitor restrictions

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - Tift Regional Health System announced Monday that due to the large number of viral illnesses such as flu, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and a variety of other diseases, the hospital wants patients to call their primary care provider for flu and simple gastrointestinal symptoms befo

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:31:00

Padgett places 3rd in National 4-H fashion revue competition

Savannah Padgett recently represented Georgia 4-H in the fashion revue competition at the Western National Roundup January 4-7 in Denver, Colorado, where she placed 3rd. Padgett is currently enrolled at ABAC in Tifton, where is she working on completing her core studies before transferring to UGA to

POST-SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-01-17 18:32:00

Woman in wheelchair found dead at DART bus stop

DALLAS -- DART police are investigating the death of an elderly woman found at a bus stop overnight. The woman, who was in a wheelchair, had been seen around the bus stop, near S. Malcolm X Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue, for the last several days, witnesses said. The man who found her told WFAA

WFAA - 2018-01-17 17:00:15

It's just cold in Dallas while much of state suffers in freeze's icy grip

Dozens of 18-wheelers and other vehicles were stranded for hours Tuesday evening and lasting into Wednesday morning along U.S. Highway 59 in Houston, as icy conditions made travel a disaster in many parts of Texas. Temperatures plunged into the low teens in Dallas-Fort Worth on Wednesday morning as

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 13:57:06

Man accused of raping woman in her northeast Dallas home arrested

A man accused of going into a woman's home, sexually assaulting her and threatening her with a knife for an extended period of time has been arrested. Dewayne Turner The woman reported about 6 p.m. Friday that she was sexually assaulted at her home in the 6200 block of Melody Lane, not far from S

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:52:00

Zoe Hastings' alleged killer read news articles about her slaying before arrest, cell records show

Cellphone records place the man charged with killing Zoe Hastings in the area where the teenager was abducted and then killed. Antonio Cochran, 36, didn't normally spend time near the White Rock pharmacy where the 18-year-old woman was kidnapped in October 2015, according to the records. Cochran is

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 00:21:59

LIST: School, hospital closures and delays for Wednesday, Jan. 17

All Christus Trinity Mother Frances clinic locations will open at 10 a.m., including Tyler, Jacksonville, Winnsboro, Sulphur Springs and outlying clinics in Canton, Lindale and Athens.UT Health Northeast: The main campus on U.S. Highway 271 will remain closed on Wednesday. The satellite campuses in

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 21:04:00

DFW dodges the ice, while Corsicana slips and slides

NORTH TEXAS - North Texans were braced for winter weather that could shut the whole area down, but instead most of the Metroplex got a whole lot of nothing. Even down in Waxahachie, where they played better safe than sorry and cancelled school, the roads were clear with hardly any precipitation. So

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-01-16 22:58:56

Fire breaks out twice at South Dallas home

Dallas Fire Rescue returned to a home in which they had put out a fire on Tuesday night only to find it ablaze again Wednesday morning. The fire rekindled itself around 2:15 a.m. in a home in the 2000 block of Garden Drive in South Dallas. Earlier, crews had fought a fire that broke out around 8:36

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 12:42:27

Apartment and retail tower kicks off construction on downtown's near east side

Developers have made quick work of starting a new high-rise apartment and retail project on downtown Dallas' near east side. The 10-story tower is under construction at Live Oak and Texas streets, a block from DART's commuter rail line. Greystar Real Estate Partners is building the more than $100 mi

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 16:19:00

Driver injured as garbage truck slides toward embankment in Bethel

BETHEL - A garbage truck driver was injured Wednesday morning when his truck slid out of control on a steep private driveway off Nashville Road. As the truck veered down the snowy hill just before 9:30 a.m., the driver bailed from its cab and was hit by the vehicle as it swerved off the road and nea

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-17 16:20:01

Snow warning melts along the Connecticut coast, some closures remain

Updated 8:09 am, Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Forecasts of several inches of snow fizzled for southern Connecticut, but residents in some towns should still watch where they park. A parking ban implemented in Trumbull Tuesday in anticipation of the dud storm was still in effect Wednesday morning, a

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-17 08:09:35

Fake Licenses, Alcohol Leads To Charges For 6 Teens In Wilton: PD

WILTON, CT - Two teens 19-year-olds were issued misdemeanor summons for possession of fake licenses and alcohol after a motor vehicle stop. Four others were issued infractions for possession of alcohol by a minor. The stop happened on Jan. 9 near Wolfpit and Horseshoe roads due to an expired registr

PATCH - 2018-01-17 13:42:07

NY man allegedly had crack pipe

NEW CANAAN - A 33-year-old man from South Salem, N.Y. allegedly had a crack pipe in his front pocket when he was pulled over for illegal passing. On Jan. 14 around 7:55 p.m., an officer saw Michael Jensen, of Tri Brook Drive, pass another car on Smith Ridge Road while in a "no passing zone." The off

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 16:00:38