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Fort Valley construction update

Lakesha Rumph says the construction in Fort Valley on Camellia Boulevard and Highway 341 slows traffic and may make it harder for customers to get to the business where she works.

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Union-Recorder

Food Depot nears opening, applications accessible soon

Food Depot's construction schedule is still on par with an early September opening.

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Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Fort Valley, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Griffith marks first year at helm of FVSU

It’s been a busy 12 months for Ivelaw Griffith, who marks on Tuesday his first year at the helm of Fort Valley State University.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Fort Valley State, Fort Valley, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Fort Valley city council explore economic developments

In Fort Valley's City council meeting Thursday night, the mayor and city council members talked about ways to fund a multi-family housing unit.

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

13WMAZ.comxxSRC

Job opening in Byron

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: Byron, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Bibb, Houston schools show improvement on EOCTs

It’s the last year for the high school End of Course Tests, and the latest results show students are still struggling with the new math portions -- but are improving.

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Packer

SE peach volumes surge, demand strong

After a slow start to the season due to a cold spring, growers ran on all cylinders in time for Fourth of July pull, said Will McGehee, sales manager for the Fort Valley, Ga.-based Genuine Georgia Group and Pearson Farm.

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA, Musella, GA, Crawford County, GA, Life, Fruits, Food, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Correction

An article in Tuesday’s Telegraph about a fatal log truck accident misspelled the name and had the incorrect age of the victim, 24-year-old Clayton Goolsby of Fort Valley.

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Old Dixie Highway sign is marker to road history

WOODY MARSHALL/THE TELEGRAPH Byron, Georgia, 07/03/2014: This Central Dixie Highway concrete marker pointed the way to Perry stood of years beside Highway 41 at the Highway 49 intersection near Byron.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia, Byron, GA, Houston County, GA, Perry, GA, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA

The Macon Telegraph

75-and-Over Happy Birthday Club

The 75-and-Over Happy Birthday Club this week extends best wishes for many happy returns to three midstate residents, including Elizabeth Funderburke, of Fort Valley, who turned 105 July 7. The 75-and-Over Happy Birthday Club appears every Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Softball tournament helps Peach County firefighter

"He called me," remembers Smith, "and he said,'I'm sorry but it's pretty much burned to the ground."

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Related Topix: Fort Valley, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Claudette’s Kitchen’s seafood is worth the drive out past Byron

Crystal Jarvis serves up catfish dinners at Claudette’s Kitchen in Peach County for patrons who came a long way waiting for the restaurant to open for dinner.

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Related Topix: Life, Byron, GA, Seafood, Twiggs County, GA, Bibb County, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Medical Center, Putnam General announce partnership

A new partnership could put Putnam General Hospital into the baby business. The same alliance -- announced Monday with The Medical Center of Central Georgia -- also could bring more senior-focused care to the retirees around Eatonton.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Holiday weekend closes with smiles

That meant it was the perfect time to catch a ride on what Philip Defayette, of Stockbridge, dubbed “an air conditioned taxi” -- an open pontoon boat with, yes, an air conditioner he’d loaned to his father, James Cox, a couple years ago for his Putnam County boathouse.

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Related Topix: Byron, GA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Medical Center, Oconee hospital partnership announced Tuesday afternoon

Leaders of The Medical Center of Central Georgia and Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville are announcing a partnership this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Middle Georgia Island Festival offers a sampling of the Caribbean culture

Those who came out to the Middle Georgia Island Festival at Smiley’s Flea Market on Saturday caught a glimpse of the Caribbean culture through food, music, dance and games.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Twiggs County, GA, Dry Branch, GA, Bibb County, GA, Fort Valley, GA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

13WMAZ.com

Job Openings in Fort Valley

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: Fort Valley, GA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Peach BOE to vote on Byron Peach Charter High School petition

Last year, a petition to open a charter high school in Byron was rejected by both the county and state boards of education.

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Related Topix: Byron, GA

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