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The Glass Ceiling: Women work hard to shatter barriers

VALDOSTA - A Thomasville business executive, who also happens to be a Georgia legislator and a woman, knows what to do with high-heeled shoes and a glass ceiling. "Wear stilettos and break it," Darlene Taylor said. In her fourth term as the Georgia House District 173 representative, Taylor is also t

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Council votes to participate in economic and community development program

TIFTON - The Tifton city council authorized participation in the Electric Cities of Georgia Economic and Community Development Services Program at the Sept. 18 regular meeting. According to the ECOGA website, the program's goal is to provide businesses which are looking to open, relocate or expand w

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 21:00:00

Five from Branford competed for National Forestry Queen title

BRANFORD, Fla. - Five ladies from Branford headed to Tifton, Ga., at the beginning of September to compete for United States National Forestry Queen titles. Those competing were Stacy Young, Ashlee Combee, Zamaria Granado, Kelsey Bass and Britney Montero. Young, the agriculture teacher at Branford H

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Second time not the charm for loud music complaint

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- A Norman Park man who turned his music down when police asked him to decided to rock out after the officer left, resulting in two officers returning and arresting him. At about 3:36 a.m. on Sept. 17, a Colquitt County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to a report of loud music in th

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 00:15:00

UPDATE: Police: Surveillance video shows boy taking dog

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Colquitt County woman's surveillance showed a boy taking her dog on Wednesday after he had been there recently asking about the puppy. Kelsey Lane, of the 100 block of Brandi Drive, told police that the video showed the boy enter her yard and take her 6-month-old female, tan Chihua

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 14:54:00

"Grow your own groceries" class welcomes more than 30 attendees

If you ever wanted to learn how to grow your own groceries, you may now have the opportunity. Fredando "Farmer Fredo" Jackson, Urban Planning Director for the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation, said he wants to help South Georgians grow their own produce. Julie Willis traveled from Sylvester

WALB 10 - 2017-09-24 15:27:23

City predicts 6-8 weeks for storm clean-up

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A City of Moultrie work crew picks up debris piled beside Fourth Avenue Northeast late Friday morning, Sept. 22. The limbs and other yard waste were mostly debris blown down by Tropical Storm Irma on Sept. 11. City Manager Pete Dillard said at Tuesday's City Council meeting that he e

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 22:58:00

KU unveils $350M campaign to renovate Memorial Stadium, other facilities

LAWRENCE - Kansas Athletics has unveiled renderings for the renovation of 97-year-old Memorial Stadium, part of a five-year, $350 million fundraising effort that was officially announced by KU on Friday night. The project, called "Raise The Chant," will earmark roughly $315 million for football whil

SALINA JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 06:01:00

Belmar mayor says 17 rescued Sunday from dangerous surf

Hot temperatures and dangerous surf conditions made for a potentially deadly mix over the weekend, where lifeguards and first responders spent days pulling distressed swimmers from the roiling water along the Jersey Shore. Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty said as of 5:30 p.m., lifeguards, police, water re

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-24 22:49:08

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers off Belmar

BELMAR - Two swimmers in distress off Belmar were rescued by the crew of a United States Coast Guard boat late Saturday, according to a new release issued by the USCG. Belmar Water Rescue reported the plight of the two swimmers to the Coast Guard station at Delaware Bay at approximately 5:50 p.m.,

STARNEWSGROUP.COM - 2017-09-24 16:55:29

Woman Killed by Jeep Driven by Off-Duty NJ Police Detective

An off-duty police detective driving a Jeep struck and killed a woman who was crossing the street, authorities said Saturday. Jake Pascucci, 28, was driving his Jeep Cherokee southbound on Ocean Avenue in Long Branch on Friday night when he struck the woman, Monmouth County prosecutors said. Karen

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-23 21:45:48

Long Branch off-duty cop kills pedestrian in crash

LONG BRANCH - A woman was killed when she was struck by a car driven by off-duty city police officer, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Police Detective Jake Pascucci, 28, was driving southbound on Ocean Boulevard when his 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee allegedly struck a woman crossing the street

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-23 16:51:50

Man, 34, dies after pulled from the rough surf off Long Branch

LONG BRANCH -- A 34-year-old Piscataway man died on Saturday after he was pulled from the rough surf off Seven Presidents Park in Long Branch, police said. The man, whom police did not identify, was on the beachfront park with his family, police said. He went swimming and became distressed due to th

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 14:05:18

How can you save when the rent is so high?

Asbury Park has been getting rave reviews for its beach, bars, restaurants and nightlife. But, are long-time residents being driven out of town as more people vie for a home in the revived community? Austin Bogues Young people often are taught about the importance of paying off debt, saving for ret

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-24 04:19:45

LGBT community always at the heart of Asbury Park

US Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) joins LGBT advocates outside Garden State Equality in Asbury Park decrying President Trump's decision to ban transgender military members from active duty. THOMAS P. COSTELLO When telling the history of Asbury Park, it's difficult to overstate the presence, and importa

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-24 11:00:04

Swimmer dies after being pulled from water off Jersey shore

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a swimmer pulled from the water at a New Jersey shore beach has died. The swimmer was found in distress Saturday night at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch and died a short time later despite rescue efforts. But further details about the swimmer

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-24 14:20:06

Swimmer dies after being pulled from rough waters off Jersey shore

Authorities say a swimmer pulled from the rough waters at a New Jersey shore beach has died. The 34-year-old Piscataway man was with his family at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch when he entered the water shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. But he apparently got caught in a rip current, o

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-24 17:18:49

Another Swimmer Dies At Jersey Shore; Woman Found In Asbury Park

An unconscious woman who was pulled from a Monmouth County beach this week has died, police said. Erin Higgins, 42, of Harriman, New York, has died after she was pulled from the Asbury Park beach near Deal Lake Drive on Wednesday, police told The Asbury Park Press. She was swimming when rip currents

PATCH - 2017-09-22 16:50:00

Bruce Springsteen joins Little Steven, Jackson Browne to rock the PNC Bank Arts Center

Little Steven Van Zandt gets joined on the Paramount Theatre stage in Asbury Park, NJ, by Bruce Springsteen during his Asbury Park Music in Film Festival concert with the Disciples of Soul. THOMAS P. COSTELLO The Minister of Rock 'n' Roll met the Boss in the hills of Holmdel on Thursday, Sept, 21.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 10:48:56

NJ Football: Week 3 scores, recaps, photos, videos

Shore Conference football fans, we've reached Week 3 of high school football in the Jersey Shore area. The Asbury Park Press wants to be your top source for high school football action this weekend and we've compiled all of our coverage right here for your enjoyment. This week's coverage is highli

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-22 09:30:01