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19 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Veteran vows hunger strike due to VA issues

Albany resident and veteran Willie Ross says he will go on a hunger strike without better assistance from Veterans Affairs for medical treatment.

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Related Topix: Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Dublin, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

On Common Ground News

Democratic Party meetings set

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will hold a county caucus election on Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m., at Clark Harrison Building, 330 West Ponce De Leon Ave., Decatur.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Decatur, GA, Dublin, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Statesman

Will Self: navigating Dublin with a literary map in my head

Standing on a patch of induced greenery, I stared first at the vast and glassy curvilinear buttocks of Dublin Airport's newish Terminal Two, then at the shiny cars being shat out from between them along the approach road.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA, Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Dublin, Ireland Travel, Folk, The Dubliners, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel

Statesboro Herald

Local woman turns 103

Granddaughter Elizabeth Sharpe, center, great-granddaughter Kaylee Deal, 7, left, and daughter-in-law Debra Sharpe were among family and the Gentilly Gardens Assisted Living community Thursday helping Thelva Sharpe, right, celebrate her 103rd birthday.

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Related Topix: Emanuel County, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

13WMAZ.com

Job openings in Dublin

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Dublin man arrested, charged with damaging church sign

After an anonymous tip to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office, Dublin police arrested a man and charged him with damaging the sign of Everlasting Gospel Church.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Atlanta: Man sentenced to more than 21 years for distributing child pornography.

Herbert Eugene Burroughs, 47, of Dublin, Georgia was sentenced last week by United States District Court Senior Judge Dudley H. Bowen, Jr. to over 21 years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, for distributing child pornography.

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Related Topix: Prison, Dublin, GA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

13WMAZ.com

Job openings in Dublin

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Faces and places for June 30

The Georgia State Medical Association awarded Dr. Warren Hutchings of Macon the Distinguished Service Medallion on June 12 at its annual convention at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Mercer University, Georgia, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Moving Wall heading to Dublin later this summer

The wall will be at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center. The visit is sponsored by the Laurens County Historical Society.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Congress on the Corner

June 27-- Twelfth District Congressman John Barrow is visiting this area Saturday to meet with constituents who may need assistance working with federal agencies or who have questions for their elected representative.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Barrow, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dublin, GA, Wheeler County, GA, Alamo, GA, Montgomery County, GA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Job Openings in Dublin

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Peach Pundit

SCHR Files Lawsuit Over Grandmother Imprisoned Due To Mistaken ID

They were only 5" of height and 50 pounds off in weight from having a matching description.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA, Social Security, Personal Finance, Dexter, GA

13WMAZ.com

OFTC holds Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony

Oconee Fall Technical College held its spring commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at its South Campus in Dublin for students completing their associate of applied science degree, diploma or technical certificate of credit during the 2014 calendar year.

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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Dublin, GA, Sandersville, GA, Eastman, GA, Dodge County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia woman sues over alleged wrongful imprisonment

A woman who says she was misidentified and wrongly imprisoned has filed a civil rights lawsuit against officers in two Georgia law enforcement agencies.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Courier Herald

Project Appleseed Rifle Marksmanship and American Heritage Clinic

Dublin 31021 From the intersection of I-16 and US 441, Southwest for 2.6 mi. Turn left onto Scotland Rd. for 1.4 mi.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Dublin Exchange Club awards 7 OFTC scholarships

The Dublin Exchange Charitable Foundation presented scholarships to seven Oconee Fall Line Technical College students on June 17th at the Dublin Country Club during its weekly meeting.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Dublin hospital set to expand

Fairview Park Hospital is planning an expansion that will allow it to nearly double the number of patients in its emergency room.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Courier Herald

Project Appleseed Rifle Marksmanship and American Heritage Clinic

Dublin 31021 From the intersection of I-16 and US 441, Southwest for 2.6 mi. Turn left onto Scotland Rd. for 1.4 mi.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA

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