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  1. Turner Co. deputy touched by random act of kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Turner County deputy got a pleasant surprise from a total stranger and his post about the encounter is getting a lot of attention on social media. A quick stop at the Zaxby's in Ashburn on Sunday left Turner County Deputy Justin Partain with a sweet story to tell.

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  2. Turner Co. deputy touched by random act of kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    A small act of kindness out of Turner County is being shared on social media for all the right reasons. According to the post, Partain was in line at a Zaxby's in Ashburn getting lunch when a woman stepped up to pay for his food before he could grab money out of his wallet.

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  3. Ashburn celebrates back to school timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    People celebrated school starting up with a back to school bash Saturday. The staff at the Eureka Heights Apartment complex put on the event.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WALB-TV Albany

    "There's going to be wifi, a truckers lounge there," said Stevi Thompson, Turner Co. Development Authority."There's going to be flat screen TVs, showers, they can do their laundry there. We expect a lot of people on the interstate to stop in Ashburn, Georgia."

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  5. Obituaries July 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Georgetown Times

    ... Logan Higginbotham; one brother, Offie Harold Baker (Geneva) of Georgetown; one sister, Mattie Virginia Raines of Ashburn, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Homer Franklin Baker, James Edward Baker and ...

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  6. The old Turner County Jail is rumored to be hauntedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A lot of folks think the old Turner County Jail is haunted, and a Florida man plans to find out. He just got permission to check out the old jail in Ashburn for paranormal activity.The jail is now a crime and punishment museum.

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  7. Harry Crews Was Grit Lit's Wildest CardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Crews was fighting to gain control of himself. He had just endured a long, hot drive back to Gainesville from Ashburn, Georgia, where his mother was ill with appendicitis. He was trying to pull his mind together before going home to finish an ...

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  8. Mrs. Mary Frances FarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    ... children; Steve Farrell of Barnesville, Frank Farrell and wife Jodi of Griffin, Gloria Hobby and husband Wendell of Ashburn, Georgia, Judy North of Griffin, Glen Farrell and wife Beth of Griffin, Cecil Farrell and wife Gina of Griffin, and. Mrs. ...

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  9. Historic jail now offering ghost toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WireService

    ... Saturday nights. They are conducted by the Paranormal Society of Middle Georgia (PSMG). "The old jail in downtown Ashburn has plenty of activity. We've done many investigations and even our worst night saw some pretty amazing activity," said Jeffery ...

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  10. Thousands expected to swarm Ashburn for annual Fire Ant FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    More than 25,000 people are expected to come out this weekend to the 21st Annual Fire Ant Festival in Ashburn. "I think people come out and enjoy it because we change our theme every year," Robby Royal, chairman of the festival, said.

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  11. Rep. Clay Pirkle honors Turner County Sheriff Andy Hester with this resolution.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Two South Georgia legislators honor the Turner County Sheriff for some good police work that led to the peaceful capture of a suspected bank robber. Area law enforcers and community leaders attended Thursday night's event in Ashburn to honor Sheriff Andy Hester for ending a standoff with a bank robbery suspect with no violence.

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  12. The cause of this fire remains under investigation.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ashburn Firefighters are working to determine the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed a vacant home at the intersection of Toombs Street and Harrison Avenue. Firefighters were called to the vacant home not long after midnight.

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  13. World's Largest Peanut Monument: Ashburn, GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Literally millions of travelers annually drive down Interstate Highway 75 through South Georgia on their way to the beaches and theme parks of Florida. At mile marker 81 in the town of Ashburn they are treated to a view on the west side of the roadway of the World's Largest Peanut Monument While seeing the 20-foot tall legume sitting on its pedestal may be familiar to passers-by, the story behind it is a bit less well known.

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  14. Men buy a car load of smokes- with a stolen credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Ashburn Police Department is looking for help from the public, as they work to solve a credit card fraud case. Two men went into the Shell Station at 754 East Washington Avenue on Friday, February fifth, just before 6:00 in the morning.

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  15. Trooper named after officers, suspect injured by shot gun pelletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Georgia Department of Public Safety public information office says Sergeant Jon Posey was the trooper who accidentally fired his shotgun following a chase Thursday. 29-year-old Danielle Ockstadt, who was driving the speeding car, Ashburn Police Officer Ferron Yi, and Turner County Sheriff's Office Deputy Scotty Ireland were struck in the legs by pellets.

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  16. Sheriff: 3 officers injured, dead man identified after I-75 chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... ncock said. While Ockstadt was being taken to a safe place, a state trooper's shotgun went off accidentally, hitting Ashburn Police Officer Ferron Yi, Turner County Sheriff's Office Deputy Scotty Ireland, and Ockstadt in the feet and ankles.

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  17. Suicidal man in I-75 chase identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... lears him to work, he will go back to work. The female officer who was struck is Ferron Yi, who works part-time with Ashburn PD, and is full time with the Tifton Police Department.

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  18. Man dead, 2 officers shot following I-75 chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... and another woman. It happened near mile marker 99 in Crisp County. The incident began about 4:00 p.m. when an Ashburn Police officer tried to pull over a car for a tag violation near mile marker 82 on I-75. The driver did not stop, and a chase ...

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  19. Officers hit by 'accidental discharge' in Crisp incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... February 11, 2016 in Crisp County on Interstate I-75 around 4:00 PM. Preliminary information indicates that Ashburn Police attempted to stop a stolen car. The vehicle fled north on I-75 and Ashburn Police initiated a pursuit. The male passenger of ...

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  20. Demarcus Daniels Named #ASunMBB Player of the WeekRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | WTLV

    ... while he scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half. It marked his first career double-double and 20-point game. Ashburn, Ga. - First Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week - Averaged 22 PPG, 9.5 RPG & 2.5 BPG in 2-0 UNF week - Opened with 22 ...

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