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  1. In spite of forced de-annexation, Waycross will keep providing water...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... had preceded the passage of House Bill 523, a piece of local legislation introduced by state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear. Waycross had challenged the bill in court on constitutional grounds, but Superior Court Judge J. Kelly Brooks denied its ...

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  2. Remembering swimming safety over the holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WALB-TV Albany

    Over at Lake Blackshear, folks are also stressing safety on the water for the holiday weekend just days after a Sylvester man drowned there. Officials at Veterans State Park said it's important for swimmers to stay within the designated area outlined by yellow boundary lines.

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  3. Judge declines to halt bill compelling Waycross to pull city limits out of Pierce County on July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... to halt implementation of House Bill 523. That piece of local legislation introduced by state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, that said come July 1 Waycross' city limits could not encompass any territory in Pierce County. Waycross asserted in its ...

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  4. DNR talks swim safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Department of Natural Resources wants folks to be safe while swimming out at Lake Blackshear this summer. They say its important to swim only in designated swim areas, and always swim with a buddy.

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  5. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - June 27, 2015 weekendRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  6. Rep. Chad Nimmer named Vice Chairman of House Appropriations CommitteeRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments has named State Representative Chad Nimmer (R-Blackshear) as the Vice Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Rep. Nimmer currently serves as a member of the House Game, Fish, and ...

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  7. gpn18 in the Superior Court of Appling County State of Georgia Cathy L. Mixon, Petitioner,Read the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... on the day of July, 2015 at the office of the examiner, Daniel L. Bennett, Jr., Attorney at Law, 825 Main Street, Blackshear, GA 31516. This 5th day of June, 2015. Marsha Thomas Clerk, Superior Court of Appling County Law Offices of Thomas and ...

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  8. Terry Dickson: Old Glory is still a symbol like no otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Florida Times-Union

    American flags snap in the breeze Friday in front of the Pierce County Courthouse in Blackshear, Ga., Sunday is flag day. The bill requires cities, counties and the state to buy state and American flags made in America.

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  9. We'll fly flag for standards made in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Florida Times-Union

    American flags snap in the breeze Friday in front of the Pierce County Courthouse in Blackshear, Ga., Sunday is flag day. The bill requires cities, counties and the state to purchase state and American flags made in America.

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  10. Waycross can't shut off water, sewer to Pierce County customers if it ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Florida Times-Union

    Should Waycross be compelled to withdraw its city limits from inside Pierce County on July 1 as required by a state law, the city cannot carry out a threat to shut off water and sewer service to customers there, a lawyer argued in a hearing Friday. Lawyer Walter G. Elliot made that argument before Superior Court Judge Kelly Brooks who conducted a hearing on Waycross' petition for an injunction to halt implementation of House Bill 523, a piece of local legislation introduced by state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear.

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  11. Waycross hoping for judgment soon in petition to remain in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... regulations, but it couldn't continue serving customers there. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, passed the House unanimously and had only a few no votes in the Senate. Typically, local legislation has the signature of ...

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  12. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - June 6, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  13. Georgia Fishing Prospects Provide Tips, Times and More to Aid Angler SuccessRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Milton Herald

    ... boat ramps, a lake map and local weather forecasts. Lake prospects include Allatoona, Andrews, Bartletts Ferry, Blackshear, Blue Ridge, Burton, Carters, Chatuge, Chehaw, Clarks Hill, Goat Rock, Hamburg, Hartwell, High Falls, Jackson, Juliette, ...

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  14. Waycross warns it will shut off water and sewer in Pierce County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... back to the Satilla River, which forms the border between Ware and Pierce counties. State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, introduced the bill as local legislation with no co-signers among Waycross' House or Senate delegates. It passed the House ...

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  15. Waycross sues Pierce County over law that would require pulling city limits back to Ware CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Waycross has filed a petition asking a Superior Court judge to nullify a law that would compel the city, by July, 1 to withdraw its corporate limits from Pierce County where it owns and operates water delivery and wastewater treatment systems. State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, introduced House Bill 523 as a piece of local legislation that Waycross asserts in its 25-page complaint violates the Georgia constitution because it is a retroactive law that was not properly advertised.

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  16. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - May 30, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  17. Ashley Griffis and Jim Perry to wed on June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    Mr. and Mrs. Matt Griffis would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Alaine Griffis, to James Howell Perry III , son of Mr. and Mrs. James Perry, Jr. of Blackshear.

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  18. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - May 23, 2015 weekendRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  19. Waycross residents hopeful state rep. can keep area from more...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Terry.Dickson@jacksonville.com State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, explains to a large crowd at the Waycross City Auditorium how he came to introduce a House bill that will compel Waycross to pull its city limits out of Pierce County and back to the Ware County line July 1. Listening are state Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, and state Rep. Jason Shaw , R-Lakeland. Terry.Dickson@jacksonville.com Waycross City Commissioner Alvin Nelson speaks at a meeting with four Georgia House members on Thursday.

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  20. State legislators, Waycross and Pierce County officials to meet on...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Diane Hopkins said she believes a sizable number of members of New Life will attend. State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, introduced House Bill 523 as local legislation and said he advertised it in advance. Hopkins and other Waycross city officials ...

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