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14 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Owner gets stolen life-size statue of Obama back

Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pennsylvania porch and was found a few days later reclining on a nearby park bench with a six-pack of Twisted Tea.

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Related Topix: Santa Claus, GA

21 hrs ago | Southeast Georgia Today

Have You Seen "Skippy?"

August 22-- Skippy is a 13-year-old male Toy Poodle wearing a blue collar with no tag.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Herndon Farms Expanding

If you've travel down U.S. Highway One south of Lyons, you may wonder what farmer Bo Herndon plans to do with a new 40,000 square foot building currently under construction.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Auto Ribbon-Cutting

August 19-- An auto dealership lot in Vidalia which has been sitting vacant for a number of years is now full of cars and ready for business.

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Peach Pundit

#GASEN Republican Candidate David Perdue Announces County Campaign Chairmen And Co-Chairmen

The #Outsider's campaign announced the county campaign chairmen in a press release issued today.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Butts County, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Clayton County, GA, Conley, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

State School Board to Rule on Fund Raisers

August 18-- The state school board meets Thursday in Atlanta and will consider a recommendation allowing local school boards some leeway when it comes to approving what can be sold at school fundraisers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Vidalia, GA

Southeast Georgia Today

Vidalian Named Dean

August 18-- As part of an academic reorganization, Dr. Lee Cheek of Vidalia has been appointed Dean of Social Sciences at East Georgia State College.

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Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Western Carolina University, Duke University, The Catholic University of America, Athens State University, Brewton-Parker College

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

School Property Tax Rates

August 18-- School property tax rates in Vidalia, Toombs and Montgomery counties are remaining the same this year, but there's more to the story.

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Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Montgomery County, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Nunn Visits Vidalia

Check out the latest events on the community calendar from your civic club, school, organization, church, etc.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Santa Claus and Rockettes stop traffic in NYC

The calendar says August, but that didn't stop Santa Claus from visiting midtown Manhattan and snarling a section of Sixth Avenue, much to the bafflement of tourists and the frustration of drivers forced to idle their vehicles.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Mercy Clinic Groundbreaking

Check out the latest events on the community calendar from your civic club, school, organization, church, etc.

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Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Lyons, GA

MDJonline.com

Man known as - Santa' given 15 years probation in theft trial

Ronald Joseph Papaleoni, well-known locally for playing Santa Claus at Christmas, plead guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Lake Allatoona Preservation Authority as its manager.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Santa Claus, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

City Will Pick Up Storm Debris

"People may not realize it for residences here in Vidalia, if you had trees that came down during this storm and you get them cut and moved out to the road, we will pick those up," he said.

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Southeast Georgia Today

Toombs Man Charged With Statutory Rape

August 12-- A Toombs County man is being charged with seven counts regarding the sexual molestation of a 14-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Lyons, GA

Southeast Georgia Today

Georgia's First Lady Visits Vidalia

After a visit to the Paul Anderson Youth Home Monday night, Mrs. Deal said she was surprised to hear that many of the residents got into substance abuse in the early grades.

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Southeast Georgia Today

Happy 100th

Celebrating the Century Mark! Mrs. Elizabeth Arline of Vidalia celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family.

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Thomaston Times

PAYH Bike Ride stops in Thomaston; ride gives boys sense of achievement

Photo courtesy of PAYHA line of bikers head into Thomaston Monday afternoon. They said some of the hills between Peachtree City and Thomaston were among the toughest on their 560-mile ride.

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA, Peachtree City, GA, Fayette County, GA, Vidalia, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

LPN's Graduate

August 11-- Southeastern Technical College has gradated its 2014 Class of Practical Nurses on its campuses in Vidalia and Swainsboro.

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Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Emanuel County, GA, Swainsboro, GA

Southeast Georgia Today

Too Cool For School Winner

August 11-- A student at J.D. Dickerson Primary School won $1,000 for his school in the "Too Cool for School" contest conducted by Vidalia radio stations 98Q and Sweet Onion Country 1017FM and its back-to-school partners The People's Bank of Lyons and Vidalia and Chik-fil-A in Vidalia.

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Related Topix: Vidalia, GA, Lyons, GA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

Vidalia Housefire

August 8-- - Volunteer members of the Toombs County Red Cross Disaster Action Team responded to a fire at 604 Ward Street, in Vidalia GA.

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