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Buddy Pittman is elected Eastman council chairman
The Eastman City Council held their first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday, January 9 at the Eastman City Hall Council Chambers and elected officers for the new year. The council elected Buddy Pittman as the new city council chairperson. Previously, Raymond Mullis had held that position for many years.
Shore sworn in as police chief
Rob Shore has been named Chief of the Metter Police Department. He was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon at Metter Depot. Shore joined Metter Police Department in October 2016, serving first as captain and then as interim chief. Chief Shore was born in Renton, Washington, and grew up in Portland, Oregon
Milan line offers canine couture for pampered pooches
Milan has long been the world's ready-to-wear fashion leader. Now, dogs are getting in on the city's sartorial scene with a new line of haute couture for canines. Dog-a-Porter, by the Milan brand Temellini, offers clothing custom-fit for different breeds, ranging from the tiny Chihuahua to the state
Mr. Randall 'Randy' Aubrey McKinnon, 63 Of West Green, Ga., Passes Away
Mr. Randall 'Randy' Aubrey McKinnon, age 63, of West Green, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at his residence in West Green, Georgia. Mr. McKinnon was born on April 17, 1954, in Coffee County, Georgia, to the late Aubrey McKinnon and late Jessie Ruth Hester McKinnon. Randy enjoye
New Chiropractor Joshua Pridemore, D.C. Now Accepting Patients In Fitzgerald
Chiropractor Joshua Pridemore, D.C. will be providing musculoskeletal care in Fitzgerald at Ben Hill Specialty Care. New patients are being accepted. Dr. Pridemore said he offers evidence-based chiropractic treatment, detailed examinations and patient education. "I can help patients take control o
Dodge County announces $4.85 million bridge projects
EASTMAN, Ga. - Two bridge-replacement projects totaling $4.85 million require Dodge County detours beginning by summer 2020. Both construction periods will last one year. On Jan. 23 from 5-7 p.m., Georgia DOT is hosting a Public Information and Detour Open House for the proposed bridge replacements
MLK Day Parade is Saturday at 10 a.m.
Following the Martin Luther King Day Parade, Dr. Angela Battle will speak at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Girtman St. Dr. Battle has been in practice at Hazlehurst Pediatrics since July of 2007. She is a member of Jeff Davis Hospital Medical Staff and a member of the Rural Hospital Stabili
Wilcox County Sheriff wants people to take their trash to a dumpster and not the woods
ABBEVILLE, Ga -- Wednesday, January 10, the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office received a call about illegal dumping on Simon Keen Road in Abbeville. According to the Sheriff's Office, the subject that owns the trash has been charged with Illegal Dumping. The fine is $300.00. The owner is also required
Victim of fatal New Hampton fire identified
NEW HAMPTON - The proprietor of "Brokenwheel Farm" has been identified as the victim of a Jan. 6 fire that destroyed a home at 63 Beech Hill Road. Peter A. Shephard lived alone on the property, where he raised chickens, sold eggs, vegetables and hay and operated a sugar house. A dog and about 100
Man wanted for Seabrook wallet theft arrested in Mass.
SEABROOK - Police say a man wanted in connection with the theft of a wallet last week in Seabrook was arrested in Massachusetts Tuesday afternoon. Amesbury, Mass., police confirmed Tuesday that Freddy Poisson, 40, of Haverhill, Mass., was arrested around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on a warrant out of
5 things to do this week: Jan. 19-26
1 New Works Festival: 8 p.m. Jan. 19-20 and 26-27, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square, Newburyport. Admission: $16 per ticket; $44 festival pass. For information: 978-462-7336; http://firehouse.org. 2 Rachel Kilgour, Liz Frame & The Kickers: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse
Amesbury police arrest Seabrook robbery suspect
AMESBURY - Acting on a telephone tip, Amesbury police captured a Haverhill man Tuesday who was wanted in connection with a strong-arm robbery and injury of a woman outside a Seabrook supermarket Friday. Seabrook police had earlier identified Freddy Poisson, 40, of Haverhill, after receiving several
Two facing felony drug charges in Seabrook
SEABROOK Thanks in part to the resources provided by the regional Operation Granite Shield grant, police said, men from Massachusetts and Seabrook are in custody awaiting prosecution on felony drug-related charges. Frank Souther, 33, of 21 Folly Mill Road in Seabrook and Jose Rivera, 55, of 334 High
Man suing Seabrook over police brutality wants his case to be 'private'
BRENTWOOD - A man who filed a $500 million lawsuit after he was slammed into a wall while in custody at the Seabrook police station has asked the court to make his case "private" unless he says otherwise. Michael Bergeron Jr., who is representing himself, filed a motion for a "private case," claimi
TRAFFIC ALERT: Drivers being re-routed in Portsmouth due to police 'situation'
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER Maine) - Police in Portsmouth say there is no danger to the public but there is an evolving police situation on Dennet Street near Woodbury Avenue. Police tell NEWS CENTER Maine that drivers are asked to avoid the area. They say all traffic turning from Woodbu
1 PHS student killed, 1 hurt in snow tubing accident
RYE A Portsmouth High School senior was killed and another was seriously injured during a snow tubing accident early Wednesday morning at a Maine ski resort. David Kohlhase was identified as the deceased student by Portsmouth High School Principal Mary Lyons, in a letter sent to families Wednesday.
El Monte Police Declare Stricter Enforcement of Traffic Laws After Fatal Collisions
Police on Wednesday declared stricter enforcement of traffic laws in El Monte, where vehicles fatally hit two local pedestrians over a recent two-year period. The operation to promote bike and pedestrian safety will focus in the area of Valley Boulevard and Gibson Road, according to a statement from
Man Found Shot To Death In Montebello Riverbed
MONTEBELLO (CBSLA) - Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man in his 30s was found dead from gunshot wounds in a Montebello riverbed early Wednesday morning. Montebello police report that a 911 caller discovered the body at approximately 1:36 a.m. along a bike path in the Rio Hondo
Armed couple rob Whittier gas station market, then get away
A woman with tattoos on her face and a man wearing a bandanna over his face robbed a Whittier am/pm at gunpoint Monday night. Officers later found the now-empty cash register on Turnbull Canyon Road. Police don't know yet the amount taken during the robbery. Whittier police Sgt. Jose Escobedo said a
El Monte police watching intersection where 2016 hit-and-run killed woman, 74
El Monte police will keep a close eye on one city intersection Wednesday, two years after a pedestrian was killed there. The department will conduct a "crosswalk enforcement operation" from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of Gibson Road and Valley Boulevard. Officers will ask drivers and passer