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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

'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

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

City to hold comprehensive plan update workshops

TIFTON - Loretta Hylton with the Southern Georgia Regional Commission presented a comprehensive plan update to the Tifton City Council at the council's Sept. 5 meeting. A comprehensive plan is the official statement of the city's vision for its future, according to Hylton, and is updated every five

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 16:30:00

Library Foundation to hold Billy Joel/Elton John tribute show

TIFTON - They have sold out shows at The House Of Blues, The Fillmore and theaters around the country, and now they're coming to Tifton on Thursday, Sept. 21, for a night of memorable music, fine food and spirited dancing. Touring nationally, the Billy Joel/Elton John "Face2Face" Tribute Show will r

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 13:00:00

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 01:33:00

UGA scientists to educate Georgia Peanut Tour attendees about peanut production

Mark Abney, peanut entomologist on the UGA Tifton Campus, holds up a peanut plant while speaking at last year's Georgia Peanut Tour in Pooler, Ga.Clint Thompson/UGA ALBANY, Ga. - As part of the Georgia Peanut Tour this week, the University of Georgia Peanut Team will educate attendees about peanut p

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 21:45:00

Hispanic festival set for Sept. 30 in Tifton

TIFTON, Ga. - The largest Hispanic festival in South Georgia, La Fiesta del Pueblo, is set to return for its 21st year. Since its beginnings in 1996 in Omega, La Fiesta has been bringing the taste, sound, history, culture and traditions of Latin American countries to Tifton and surrounding areas. Ce

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 21:48:00

Refugio maintains No. 1 spot in AP poll

Refugio remained No. 1 in The Associated Press' Class 2A poll Monday. The Bobcats are coming off a bye week but opened the season with a 35-28 win over Goliad. Hallettsville kept its No. 2 spot in Class 3A. The Brahmas are coming off a 49-14 non-district win over Boling. Shiner fell from No. 15 to

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-09-19 05:15:00

Latest oil and gas updates

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Atascosa, Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Live Oak, McMullen, Refugio and San Patricio. For the days ofSept. 8-14, a total of25permits were requested and/or approved and31well completions were re

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Fire crews clean fuel spill after truck collision on East Navigation

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A collision between an 18-wheeler and a crane truck in the 2100 block of East Navigation backed up traffic along the Joe Fulton Corridor Monday morning. The crash ruptured the 18-wheeler's fuel tank, spilling diesel all over the roadway. Firefighters were called to the s

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-18 16:23:47

Birders: Help hummingbirds along after hurricane

Those who pre-purchased a ticket to Rockport's hummingbird event, which was supposed to be from Sept. 14-17, have three options. They can use the ticket to go next year, ask that the money paid for the ticket go to helping Rockport rebuild or email tourism@1rockport.org for a refund. On Sept. 23,

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-09-20 02:03:00

As some fundraisers focus on Houston, Coastal Bend still gathering donations after Harvey

Hurricane Harvey decimated communities along the Coastal Bend and left large swaths of the Lone Star State underwater when it roared ashore about three weeks ago. Now those communities are trying to pick up the pieces. Wochit Kelly Miller Trevino watched "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relie

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-18 22:07:21

Rockport contractor registration program made permanent

It was a program that first came about in Rockport to reduce the number of scam contractors and vendors in town after Hurricane Harvey, but now that program is permanent. ROCKPORT (KIII NEWS) - It was a program that first came about in Rockport to reduce the number of scam contractors and vendors in

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-19 23:36:28

Someone to Know: Timothy Broom helping Rockport's elderly

Much of Rockport is unrecognizable since Hurricane Harvey, but one thing that has become familiar there are the friendly faces of volunteers from all over the country. ROCKPORT (KIII NEWS) - Much of Rockport is unrecognizable since Hurricane Harvey, but one thing that has become familiar there are t

KIII TV3 - 2017-09-18 23:41:00

Bulldogs volleyball season rolls on

The Three Rivers Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball team came away with several wins in the Skidmore tournament the weekend of Sept. 8. The first game of pool play for the Lady Bulldogs was played against Annapolis Christian Academy. The Lady Bulldogs won the match 25-14, 25-14. Ashley Geffert, Madi

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

Olivia group helps neighboring Tivoli after Harvey

"You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives." -The Book of Genesis, Chapter 50, Verse 20 TIVOLI - Knowing their neighbors to the south in Refugio County had been hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, a group of mostly Olivia residents

PORTLAVACAWAVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:33:00

The Angel of Goliad gets her due

The Angel of Goliad is a true story, but shrouded in mystery. She saved countless lives of Texans during the revolution with Mexico, not only at Goliad, when she was 19. Her many distinguished descendants include a former Texas Tech University president and the nation's first Hispanic four-star gen

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-18 22:25:11

Port officials: Companies claim they are owed over $60M for Voelstapine plant construction

Port of Corpus Christi Authority commissioners are giving an Austrian company until Jan. 1, 2018, to resolve about $60 million in claims from contractors who said they have not been paid for work on a Portland iron-production facility. Commissioners voted 5-1 Tuesday to grant Voestalpine Texas Holdi

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-19 18:57:49

Questions raised over firefighter pay during Harvey

BEEVILLE - Members of the Beeville Volunteer Fire Department are expected to be at a special City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19. The City Council is expected to have an item on its agenda for the meeting to address a recommendation to make some changes in the procedure for volunteer fir

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-09-18 20:00:00