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  1. Isreal and Charlotte Eady celebrate 45th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Griffin Daily News

    Mrs. Eady is a native of Blackshear and is the daughter of the late Giles and Jeannette King.

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  2. Community members lead campaign to ignite change in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SavannahNow

    Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Premiere Griffin and his sister Taniyah eat hot dogs during the Ignite event at Wt Whips on Wheaton Street. Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Residents of the Blackshear community hold hands together during the Ignite event Thursday evening at Wet Whips.

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  3. Savannah community members lead campaign to 'Ignite Change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | SavannahNow

    Ned Williams holds Premiere Griffin, the youngest attendee of the Ignite event in Blackshear, and tells the residents that he and each individual person is important. Josh Galemore/Savannah Morning News - Premiere Griffin and his sister Taniyah eat hot dogs during the Ignite event at Wt Whips on Wheaton Street.

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  4. Ware County sheriff, GBI ask public's help in finding man whose roommate was found dead July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... is also wanted on a outstanding probation revocation warrant. At the time of Noel's death, Murray, who lived in Blackshear before Noel took him in, was on probation for an earlier conviction for aggravated assault. Noel was a pianist at First United ...

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  5. South Georgia sheriff: Church and funeral home pianist found dead, his car and roommate missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | SavannahNow

    Officials are looking for the roommate and missing car of a church and funeral home pianist found slain in his Waycross home Saturday, the Ware County sheriff said. After Adam Noel did not arrive for a funeral at Pearson-Dial Funeral Home in Blackshear Saturday morning, the staff called the Ware County Sheriff's Office and asked for someone to check on him, Sheriff Randy Royal said.

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  6. Plenty of folks showed up to spend the Fourth of July at Lake Blackshear on Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    All of the camp grounds were full and the restaurant was busy during the July Fourth celebration at the Georgia Veterans State Park on Lake Blackshear Monday. "All total on Sunday, we had about 8,000 people here; 8,000 and some change.

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  7. Blackshear woman found dead in pool, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Florida Times-Union

    An autopsy is planned Tuesday morning for a Blackshear woman who drowned at her home Friday night, police said Monday. City Police Chief Chris Wright said units responded at about 7:30 p.m. to the home of Kay Carter, 58, on the 300 block of Burney Branch Circle.

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  8. Blackshear city judge resigns after lawyer claims to have tape of judge using racial slursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Florida Times-Union

    Blackshear Chief Municipal Judge Kenneth E. Futch has resigned after a run-in with a local attorney who claims to have a tape of the judge using slurs against black people during a fight with his wife. Futch, 56, who still holds his elected post of Bacon County State Court Judge, found himself at odds last month with lawyer John Thigpen Jr. The attorney was offering free legal representation to people cited by the Blackshear Police Department following a dispute Thigpen had with officers about handicapped parking in front of his law office.

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  9. First journalism job was a labor of loveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Virginia Business

    My employer was The Blackshear Times, a weekly newspaper in rural Southeast Georgia where tobacco was the cash crop. I am a Georgia native but grew up 300 miles away in an industrial city that made cannons during the Civil War.

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  10. Heat advisory for southeast Georgia Saturday, warnings also for kids left in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... and inland and coastal Camdem. Georgia cities included in the advisory include Alma, Baxley, Jesup, Waycross, Blackshear, Nahunta, Hoboken, Everett, Thalmann, Brunswick, St. Simons, Country Club Estates, Dock Junction, Folkston, Homeland, Woodbine, ...

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  11. Friday, June 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Eugene Blackmon ("Garland") and Robert Wayne Blackmon. Survivors include one grandson, Mason Travis Blackmon of Blackshear, Georgia; sisters, Mary Hill (Buck) of Lake City, Florida, Faye Rutherford (Dean) of Buckhead, Georgia; sister-in-law, Shirley ...

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  12. Handicapped parking dispute prompts Blackshear lawyer to give free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    After a heated disagreement over a parking space, Blackshear attorney John R. Thigpen Jr. is using his bar license to battle the city police department: He's offering free representation to people who've been cited in the Pierce County seat. "DO NOT pay any ticket, even a minor speeding ticket," Thigpen said in an advertisement in The Blackshear Times newspaper.

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  13. Wiley Blackshear MearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund at 150 Tabernacle Drive, Carrollton, GA 30117. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com .

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  14. Wiley Blackshear MearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Times Georgian

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund at 150 Tabernacle Drive, Carrollton, GA 30117. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com .

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  15. More change on the way in Phenix CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Four years ago, political change swept through Phenix City government in a powerful manner, sweeping out established politicians and replacing them with five political newcomers. "It was an outcry from our community that they were not happy with the direction that the leadership of our city was taking us," Blackshear said.

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  16. Ronald Douglas BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... a committed teacher who gave 40 years working with young people. He was also a committed Christian and member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church in Oakwood. He was a loving husband, dad and "papa" who will be greatly missed by his family. Ronnie is ...

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  17. Deputies have busy weekRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... stop on U.S. Highway 1 South led to the arrest of Joseph Keith Benson, 31, and James Abe Flowers, 31, both of Blackshear, Ga. Flowers was charged with DUI/drugs and taillights required. Benson was charged with possession of a drug related object and ...

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  18. Chatham-Savannah homeless authority buys eastside site for 'tiny houses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... is hoping to break ground on the development in September on the site north of Wheaton Street, behind the Blackshear basketball complex. Plans call for about 60 128-square-foot homes - which include bathrooms, heating and air conditioning - and the ...

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  19. Boaters are obeying the laws on Lake Blackshear.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... while she's on her family's boat. "Wearing our life jacket and going the correct speed," said Emily Gregory, Lake Blackshear Visitor. Greer says children under the age of 13 not wearing a life jacket is the most common violation they see. "People ...

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  20. Some people came out early to beat the rush.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Anyone with last-minute plans to camp out on the banks of Lake Blackshear for this Memorial Day weekend is out of luck. Management says all campsite rentals have been reserved as they prepare for the thousands expected to come out this weekend.

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