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  1. Ruling coming on if Waycross can turn off water, sewer to deannexed part of Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... came about through the passage of House Bill 523, local legislation introduced by state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear. Nimmer did not warn Waycross the legislation was pending, nor did the city's representative in the Georgia Senate, Tyler Harper, ...

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  2. Waycross, Pierce County may enter negotiations on water and sewer service in de-annexed areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Florida Times-Union

    Waycross received a pair of letters Monday suggesting some movement in its ongoing court battle with Pierce County over property legislatively de-annexed from the city as of July 1. One letter came from state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, who introduced the legislation in the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly, that forced Waycross to withdraw its city limits out of Pierce County and back across the Satilla River and inside the Ware County line. The other, also dated Monday, was from Robert B. Smith, a Jesup attorney and chairman of First Southern Bank, and addressed to Waycross City Manager Raphel Maddox.

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  3. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - August 23, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | 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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  4. Second-generation auctioneer for Marietta-based John Dixon & Associates named to Georgia hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MDJonline.com

    ... and it was certainly a surprise," said Dixon, who received the honor at the recent meeting of the GAA at Lake Blackshear. Other John Dixon & Associates personnel in the Georgia Hall of Fame include John Dixon, Joe Tarpley, Mike Loftin and Bob ...

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  5. Naomi Josephine Bryson WinnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com . Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements. To prevent automated Bots from commentspamming, please enter the string you see in the image ...

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  6. Waycross water, sewer service to continue in Pierce County until at least Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... have sprung up along the road that don't like paying Waycross property taxes. State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, had local legislation passed this year that required Waycross to pull its limits back to the river as of July 1. Waycross was to have ...

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  7. Waycross votes to shut off water, sewer Aug. 17 to Pierce County area ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... babies, but they want us to take care of them. That is municipal welfare,'' Burke said. State Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, did not forewarn Waycross he was introducing the bill so the city had no chance to argue against it before Gov. Nathan Deal ...

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  8. Spencer focusing on its identity to open 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... for his quarterback. On defense, the Greenwave will rely on seniors like Daymeonta White, Dashae Hubbard, Kameron Blackshear and Chris Baker, among others. Coffey said it will all be about each unit jelling as the season begins to find success on ...

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  9. Brooklet set for peanut festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Statesboro Herald

    In this file photo from 2014, Malcolm Boyett of the Cook Shack in Blackshear preps a giant batch of boiled peanuts during the the 25th Annual Peanut Festival.

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  10. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - August 1, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | 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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  11. Annie B. WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... brother-in-law, Doris and Ernest Black of Waycross, Jesse Bullard of Brunswick; sister-in-law, Helen Waters of Blackshear; and two grandchildren, DeAnn Pryor and Curtis Griffin. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 19 at 4:00 p.m. from Hopewell ...

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  12. The LACS Release New Single Featuring Josh ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | ACC TOP 40

    ... annual music festival hosted by The LACS, "LACtember Fest," will be held at the Moccasin Creek Off-Road Park in Blackshear, GA on September 10-13, 2015. This weekend-long event boasts camping, over eight miles of trails for off-road entertainment, ...

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  13. Rowland, Eugene T. "Gene"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 86 WINTER HAVEN - Eugene T. 'Gene' Rowland passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015. He was 86. He was a native of Blackshear, Georgia, and born on May 29, 1929, to David and Bertha Taft Rowland. Gene moved here over 60 years ago. He owned and operated ...

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  14. Lynn Smith to chair saltwater intrusion study committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Times-Herald

    ... subcommittee are four other state house members Democrat Bob Bryant of Garden City and Republicans Chad Nimmer of Blackshear and Jesse Petrea and Ron Stephens, both of Savannah. This study committee was established by House Resolution 601 and will ...

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  15. There's a Petition to Add Outkast to Stone Mountain Confederate MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Mediaite.com

    Instead of wiping away yet another relic of the Confederacy, a new MoveOn.org petition wants to add Atlanta rappers Andre 3000 and Big Boi of Outkast to the famous Stone Mountain carving in northern Georgia. Mack Williams , a Brooklyn-based graphic designer who hails from Blackshear, Georgia, started the petition in the hopes of improving upon the popular tourist attraction at Stone Mountain park.

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  16. Georgia Right to Life Praises Call for Planned Parenthood InvestigationRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    ... place would stoop to such depths of depravity," Becker said. Mike Stone, pastor of Emanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear, Ga., added: "As damnable as it is, the selling of baby corpses is not the problem. The intentional making of dead babies is. If ...

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  17. To our loyal readers and advertisers:Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    ... generations. Robert, Cheryl and Will publish the Monroe County Reporter. The Williamses also publish papers in Blackshear, Alma and other south Georgia locations. Josh and his mother, Debbie, publish the Jones County News. Robert is a past president ...

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  18. Helen Jones GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... J.C. and Carl. Survivors include her sons, the Rev. Freddy (Lynn) Gardner of Collins, Tim (Melanie) Gardner of Blackshear and Jamie (Amy) Gardner of Baxley; two sisters, Marie Yandell and Georgie Mathis, both of Hendersonville, TN; two brothers, ...

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  19. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - July 11, 2015 weekendRead the original story

    Jul 9, 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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  20. Ware County man arrested in 31-year-old police shooting that had gone coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... conduct charge to serve on Reeves, but he was hard to find. "We developed information he was at a motel in Blackshear,'' Royal said. "Concerned that he was about to leave again, we called Pierce County and asked that a deputy respond immediately.'' ...

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