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  1. Badcock Home Furniture moving to renovated Airport Thruway buildingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... an Airport Thruway building which once was home to retailer Circuit City, followed by a church. Brad Stafford, the Dawson, Ga.-based Badcock dealer who owns the Columbus store, said Feb. 1 is the target date for opening the 21,800-square-foot ...

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  2. Rural Georgia on legislators' mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Walker County Messenger

    ... conducted its own rural development study similar to the one undertaken by the House. Sens. Freddie Powell Sims, D-Dawson, and Greg Kirk, R-Americus, were members of that committee. "The session before an election year is usually a pretty quiet ...

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  3. Taylen reunited with Jay-Z Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    On September 9, she and her family stopped at a gas station on Highway 82 in Dawson, where their lives changed. "I was holding him, and he had ran out the door and went under a car," said Taylen about her cat, Jay-Z.

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  4. Former Islander faces cliffs, snakes, bears in Appalachian Trail hikeRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... I wanted to do it, so I looked it up and started planning," Bullock said. In March, Bullock traveled by himself to Dawson, Georgia. The starting point was Springer Mountain. "I did not get any sleep the night before. I was so excited to get going ...

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  5. CCGA students receive Emory Dawson scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Brunswick News

    Eddie Mobley, exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 691, presented College of Coastal Georgia students Daniel Hellman, below, and Margo Steele, above, with the Emory Dawson Scholarship at a special award reception Nov. 28. Eddie Mobley, exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 691, presented College of Coastal Georgia students Daniel Hellman and Margo Steele with the Emory Dawson Scholarship at a special award reception Nov. 28. Eddie Mobley, exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 691, presented College of Coastal Georgia students Daniel Hellman, below, and Margo Steele, above, with the Emory Dawson Scholarship at a special award reception Nov. 28. Eddie Mobley, exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 691, presented College of Coastal Georgia students Daniel Hellman and Margo Steele with the Emory Dawson Scholarship at a special award reception Nov. 28. Two College of Coastal Georgia students recently received the 2017-2018 Emory ... (more)

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  6. Annual Terrell Christmas Tour of Historic Homes is Saturday, December 2.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Residents are opening up some of the most beautiful homes in the county for the annual Christmas Tour of Homes, decked out with holiday decorations. You can purchase tickets from the Terrell County Historic Preservation Society located at the old log cabin at 293 Stonewall Street in Dawson.

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  7. Clark's 276 yards rushing helps Dawson pull away for comfy first round winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... (8-3) will now get a shot at a top 10 team, as they travel to face No. 2-ranked Cedar Grove in the second round. Dawson County flashed most of its offensive firepower starting in the second half on Friday, as they edged ahead 19-7 at the half -- the ...

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  8. Larry Hollis AkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Melanie Akin Stowers, and her husband, Rick, of Tallahassee, Fla., Laurie Beaver, and her husband, Rodger, of Dawson, Ga., and Chris Akin, and his wife, Beth, of Cleveland; his children's mother, Gloria Akin of Albany, Ga.; his stepchildren: Alisha ...

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  9. Mr. Larry Hollis AkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Griffin Daily News

    Mr. Larry Hollis Akin, 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at his home in Dawson, Georgia.

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  10. Willies James GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Terrell County Sheriff's office has issued an alert for a missing man who is suffering from early stages of dementia. Willie James 'Gomer' Green, 63, was last seen at 11:00 p.m. on Monday night, October 23, 2017 at his residence on Jones Drive in Dawson.

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  11. Crews move home from 6th Avenue to Stonewall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The log cabin was built in 1913 by the Durham Family, by 1950 it was deeded to the Dawson Garden Club. It was a two-hour process--moving an estimated 1,200 square foot log cabin from 6th Avenue to Stonewall Street in Dawson, just a half mile down the road.

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  12. Goodyear Elementary partners with CCGA education programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Brunswick News

    ... figure out what they need help with while reading," said Alaina Zubrowski, a CCGA early education major. Oatanisha Dawson, principal at Goodyear, said this is the first time CCGA students have worked with the after-school program to help its ...

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  13. Terrell Co. crews help Florida girl search for lost cat, 'Jay-Z'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... needs South Georgia's help to reunite a little girl with her pet. Taylen, 8, and her mom Trish Cosgrave stopped at a Dawson gas station on Friday, September 8, while evacuating from Fort Myers, Florida ahead of the hurricane. Now, Terrell County ...

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  14. Dawson County offense gets going in 7-AAA win over North HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Dawson County football got its Region 7-AAA campaign off to an impressive start on Friday, as the Tigers jumped out to a three-score lead and made it stick in a 30-7 defeat of North Hall in Dawsonville. Vaughn Clark and Coey Watson took turns riddling the Trojans defense, as Clark rushed for 159 yards and two touchdowns -- he also caught two passes for 48 yards -- and Watson completed 21 of 26 passes for a score and also rushing for 16 yards and a touchdown.

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  15. West Hall holds off Dawson behind Lopez field goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    West Hall football continued its impressive surge on Friday night -- and did so in large part thanks to the leg of Israel Lopez. The senior placekicker booted two field goals -- one from 45 yards and another with just 15 seconds remaining -- to lift the Spartans to a 13-10 victory over Dawson County and their fourth straight win since a season-opening loss.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Hurricane Irma whips orange trees, shuts Tyson meat plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Reuters

    Hurricane Irma stripped oranges from trees and prompted Tyson Foods Inc to shut meat plants in Florida and Georgia on Monday to keep workers safe. Tyson, the biggest U.S. meat company, hopes to resume normal operations soon at chicken plants it shuttered in Cumming, Dawson and Vienna, Georgia, and at a beef facility in Jacksonville, Florida, spokesman Derek Burleson said.

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  17. Gemma Collins to make surprise appearance on Celebs Go Dating?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Daily Star

    Viewers saw James "Arg" Argent, Charlotte Dawson, Georgia "Toff" Toffolo and Bobby Norris all begin their quest for love with the help of Lady Nadia Essex. "Imagine if Gemma Collins was on this series.

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  18. FBI offers $2,500 reward for info about Dawson bank robberRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | WTXL

    The FBI is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man who robbed a bank and a hotel in Georgia. The armed man succeeded in robbing a Dawson, Ga., bank - One South Bank at the 900 block of Forrester Drive - on July 3, 2017.

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  19. FBI searching for man suspected in robbery of bank, hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of a series of robberies in multiple metro Atlanta counties. The man is accused of armed robbery at a bank in Dawson on July 3. Police say he was wearing an orange construction style vest, a fake beard, sunglasses and a hat and brandished a weapon as he entered the One South Bank on Forrester Drive.

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  20. FBI offers reward for Dawson bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man who robbed the OneSouth Bank in Dawson, Monday morning July 3. Officials said the call came in around 10 a.m., from the bank on Forrester Drive, and only employees were inside of the bank when it happened.

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