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Roquan Smith on the challenege MSU's Nick Fitzgerald presents

Recently, I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my friend of 30 years, William Penn Thompson Jr., "Bill," as he preferred to be called, was one of the most inspiring, interesting and compassionate people I have met during my lifetime thus far. I first met Bill as a fellow member of The Ma

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 22:33:00

Theft investigation finds meth, guns; Tifton man charged

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Police seized weapons, ammunition a half-ounce of suspected crystal meth and ingredients for cooking the drug in a recent operation that resulted in the arrest of a Tifton man. The officers arrested Randall Casey Coots on Son Norman Road, said Sgt. Justin Searcy, an investigator with

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Where to go to get you tummy really filled up

This small franchise out of Jacksonville has it all figured out: large portions, good service and reliable quality make Metro Diner a guaranteed success in this area. We had several winners among the items we tried. The chicken pot pie was loaded with baked chicken and veggies under a biscuit crus

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 20:33:00

'Mini Satans': Why is this 'navy nurse' giving a newborn baby the middle finger?

The Naval Jacksonville Hospital announced Monday night that it has removed multiple employees after images of them inappropriately handling newborn babies surfaced online. A Facebook post, shared over 180,000 times, depicts a hospital staff member flipping off a baby with the caption "How I current

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 12:11:00

ABAC economic impact nearly $370 million

A study by the University System of Georgia finds that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton has an annual economic impact of nearly $370 million. (Photo: ABAC) TIFTON - A study conducted by the University of Georgia has found that Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had an economic impact

ALBANY HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:33:00

Former firefighter running for city council seat

TIFTON - Paul Boyd has entered the November race for the city council seat for District 1. Boyd will be challenging incumbent Wes Ehlers, who is running for his second term. Boyd, who recently retired from the Tifton Fire Department after 25 years of service, said that he has been interested in publ

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 16:58:00

Political science professor speaks to Kiwanis Club

TIFTON - Political science professor Hans Schmeisser recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Tifton. A professor at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Schmeisser talked about community involvement and an upcoming ABAC sponsored study abroad trip for students to Rome, Italy. Kiwanis meets every Thur

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

'A is for Azure': Tifton artist works on children's book

TIFTON - The new children's book, "A is for Azure: the alphabet in colors" takes young readers through the 26 letters of the alphabet while introducing them to a color for each letter. It's the first book for Tifton artist Donna Falcone, and while it's not a story book, it still has a story behind i

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 18:26:00

4 from Tifton charged in shoplifting case

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Several local law enforcement officers responded Monday to a report of a shoplifting when word went out that one of the shoplifters had a gun on his hip. Four Tifton residents - three women and a man - face shoplifting charges after a traffic stop. Three Moultrie Police Department of

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Milan fashion meets global crises with lightness

The Milan fashion world is responding to global crises with transparency and lightness. Designers are choosing diaphanous textiles to create airy looks, often layering sheer trench coats and anoraks over form-fitting knit dresses or jumpsuits for contrast. It's about comfort, being nimble and joyous

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 15:51:00

100 new jobs coming to Dodge County

Kencoa Group, LLC, a strategic aerospace holdings company, announced on September 15, 2017 that it has completed the acquisition of Heart of Georgia Metal Crafters, LLC (HGMC), an Eastman based tier-1 supplier of precision machined and sheet metal fabricated components for the aerospace industry. T

DODGE COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Geneva police looking into man's death

GENEVA - City police are investigating the death of a local man found in a Hallenbeck Avenue home after they responded to a burglary call early Sunday morning. Geneva Police Chief Jeff Trickler said officers went to the home about 4:50 a.m. to check on the report of a burglary in progress. They foun

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Hauler regs in city of Geneva to get another look

GENEVA - City Council will take another look Wednesday at its recently updated waste-hauler regulations that resulted in higher fees for some residents. A work session will be held at 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 255 Exchange St. The updated regulations, the first in 20 years, were approved

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

NAACP to honor Greco, Fratto at Freedom Fund dinner

GENEVA - John Greco, currently the longest-serving City Council member, and well-known local businessman Ralph Fratto will be honored for their civic service at the 36th annual Geneva Area Branch of the NAACP Freedom Fund dinner later this month at Club 86. Greco, who has served as Ward 6 Councilor

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-21 20:00:00

Community Compact Steering Committee condemns officer's Facebook postings

GENEVA - The committee charged with forging better relations between the city, its police department and communities of color issued a statement Wednesday condemning Facebook postings made by a city police officer that set off a social media firestorm and resulted in the city's lone African-American

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Court officials exploring sanctions against Astacio

Embed x Share CLOSE THE CASE OF JUDGE LETICIA ASTACIO Judge Aronson tells Astacio she has shown no remorse | 1:07 Judge Stephen Aronson sentenced Leticia Astacio 60 days in jail and tells her she is disregarding the judicial system. (July 6, 2017) Pool video 1 of 19 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLO

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 21:49:57

Troubled RCSD program has no permanent principal to start year

A Democrat and Chronicle investigation unveiled a crisis in special education services for preschoolers. Ask your state legislators to fix it. (Sept. 15, 2017) Julie Philipp Late last winter, the Rochester City School District received a damning report on its special education services. Among the m

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 14:15:39

Finger Lakes Trio kicks off Civic Morning Musicals season on Sunday, Sept. 24

CMM (Civic Morning Musicals) presents its first CMM in Recital Live! concert of the new season, the organization's 127th, on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The location is one of its new venues, Park Central Presbyterian Church, 504 E. Fayette St. in Syracuse. The Finger Lakes Trio - Sonya Stith William

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:02:31

Seneca Falls to celebrate Locktoberfest Oct. 7

SENECA FALLS - This community is one of five locations in the state to schedule Locktoberfest, a celebration of the state canal system. The event will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, on the north side of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal downtown. The Seneca Falls Business Association has agreed to or

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-09-21 20:00:00

Finger Lakes-area nonprofits can apply for health awards

Nonprofit organizations in the six-county Finger Lakes region are invited to apply for an award of up to $4,000 each. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced its annual application process for Community Health Award grants. Nonprofit organizations in the six-county Finger Lakes region are invited to

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 15:25:34