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  1. Leesburg downtown revitalization continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    If you've gone through Leesburg lately, you've likely seen crews hard at work on several store fronts along Walnut Avenue South. "We had always talked about this building, but always looked at it and could never get in touch with the owners," said The Warehouse Owner Pam Rogers.


  2. GA Peanut Processing Plant Placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 |

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Great Southern Peanut LLC for safety and health violations after conducting a follow-up inspection as part of a formal settlement with the agency. The Leesburg, GA, peanut processing facility faces $309,505 in proposed penalties.


  3. Urban Meyer's troubles at Ohio State help Clemson's football recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Post and Courier

    ... visit to Mississippi State on Sept. 28 and his official visit to Miami on Oct. 5. Cornerback Jammie Robinson of Leesburg, Ga., made an unofficial visit to USC on Saturday to watch two of his favorite teams. "I'm a free agent. I like South Carolina ...


  4. The Lee Co. School System is asking for a millage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... hearing for the increased millage rate will be at 9 a.m. at the government building on Starksville Avenue North in Leesburg.


  5. Dr. Phillips head coach Rodney Wells and Lee County's Dean FabrizioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... play a defending state champion in Georgia, so it's really kind of a landmark game and a landmark event here in Leesburg." The Trojans players are coming off a dominant 47-6 win over Dougherty in week one. They expect week two to be more of a dog ...


  6. Former captain, now chief, Christopher Prokesh, grew up in Lee County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    Prokesh said his knowledge of the community will help him fill the position. He has 26 years experience in law enforcement, 21 of those with the Leesburg Police Department.


  7. Depth chart prediction for Michigan football's defensive linemen in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Maize N Brew

    ... and two tackles for loss, with one of the tackles for loss coming against Wisconsin. A former 5-star recruit from Leesburg, Georgia, Solomon has actually lost 10 pounds this offseason, unlike most of the team , and now weighs 287 pounds. This ...


  8. A 100 acre recreation complex is soon coming to Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Lee County Commission reached an agreement Tuesday night with the City of Leesburg to purchase the land for $200,000. Commissioners said they don't know exactly what type of complex they are planning to build but probably something in conjunction with the river like a kayak dock and a multi-purpose facility.


  9. South GA man starts football team to keep kids off the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Southwest Georgia man starts new football team to keep kids of - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports One Southwest Georgia man recently started a new travel football team in Leesburg to keep kids off the streets and prepared for the world athletically and as young human beings. Young men and women from age eight to 14, will compete with teams in the South Georgia Youth Football League.


  10. More than 6,500 students return to school in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Miller said there are two additional resource officers, one for each middle school. And school leaders along with Leesburg Police applied for a $500,000 federal safety grant. If they are awarded this grant, Miller wants to add additional security ...


  11. Georgia artists make up nearly 1/3 of CMA Fest Line-up! Source: WSB-TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | WSB-TV

    ... Georgia artists are on the roster. The performers and where they are from below: Jason Aldean - Macon Luke Bryan - Leesburg Sam Hunt - Cedartown Kane Brown - Fort Oglethorpe Lauren Alaina - Rossville Cole Swindell - Bronwood Florida Georgia line's ...


  12. Terry Wills' favorite hat that he wore almost everyday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... can help this family through this time" explained Adams. Now, if you want to drop off donations, you can do that at Leesburg Air at 1723 Philema Road in Albany.


  13. Jerome's gives San Diego scam victim all new furnitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... of a moving company scam in April when movers under the name of Trans United picked up all of Zara's belongings in Leesburg, Georgia, took Zara's $2700 and never delivered her things to San Diego. "Hopefully something will get to these people, you ...


  14. Help for San Diego woman who lost everything to moversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | KFMB-am

    ... than I did last night, since last night because I felt pretty bad," said Zara. Zara Kelly, who moved from Leesburg, Georgia, in April to Pacific Beach, San Diego never got her furniture and belongings delivered. Zara contracted what appeared to be a ...


  15. Remembering the girls of the Leesburg StockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 |

    ... and arrested the girls. Never formally charged, they were jailed in squalid conditions for forty-five days in the Leesburg Stockade, a Civil War era structure situated in the back woods of Leesburg, Georgia. Only twenty miles away, parents had no ...


  16. Proposed solar array for rural Georgia suffers setback Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | WSB-TV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) - Plans to build a solar panel array capable of powering roughly 300 homes in rural Georgia have suffered a setback after ...


  17. Leaders say they would have $17 million to use for road projects across the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Local Option Sales Tax to their ballot for November. Friday morning, the Lee Co. Commission, the City of Leesburg, and the City of Smithville unanimously agreed to the addendum. "The people of Lee County are very proud of their county," explained ...


  18. APD: Albany man shot himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Worth County, but many people will experience heat exhaustion and potentially suffer from a heat stroke. Dozens of Leesburg residents came out to the Lee County Planning Commission meeting to say they are angry about a possible solar panel array ...


  19. Residents are angry about the possible solar panels in Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dozens of Leesburg residents came out to the meeting to say they are angry about the possible solar panel array that could be built in the city. "Why can't we put this out in the county somewhere? Away from these folks, away from the kids," said Diana Helton, a Leesburg resident.


  20. 90Works plans collaborative effort to help end veteran homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... probably more homeless people I've ever seen in my life. You notice it's not in the smaller towns. They're not in Leesburg, they're not in Sylvester, they're in Albany," said Albany resident Shelley Gowdy. "Veteran homelessness is a big deal in this ...


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