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  1. Ogbeide brings improved offense as Georgia begins seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 |

    In Georgia's final tune-up against Valdosta State last week, Derek Ogbeide continually received the ball in the low post. Ogbeide used a number of moves to get to the hoop.


  2. Bulldogs roll past Blazers in final preseason exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 |

    As expected, the Bulldogs were able to roll in their final tune-up before the regular season begins next week. Georgia routed Valdosta State 112-74, with Maten putting on a show for the home crowd.


  3. More than 165,000 Georgians already without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 |

    Counties in south Georgia are already beginning to feel the effects of Hurricane Irma, as more than 180,000 Georgia Power customers were temporarily without electricity as strong winds from Irma rattled power lines and knocked down tree limbs. Most of the outages were on the east coast of the state near Kings Bay, Brunswick and Savannah.


  4. Columbus hotel rooms sell out as residents facing Irma prepare to fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 |

    The crew of a WP-3D Orion fly into the eye of Hurricane Irma Tuesday evening to study the strengthening Category 5 storm. For flights through a hurricane, it is a three person team in the cockpit.


  5. South Georgian wants to rally voices for an underheard constituencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 |

    Influential individuals and interests, lobbyists who represent them, and politicians who can craft policies advantageous to them are accustomed to the trappings of power and privilege. The high-altitude Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta is the kind of place where such trappings are familiar, and where lobbying efforts like those of Franklin Richards generally are not - at least until recently.


  6. Inmate death being investigated in ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 |

    According the Georgia Department of Corrections website, 29-year-old Anthony Hann was pronounced dead at approximately 10:01 p.m. Monday. The report says Hann was found unresponsive in his cell around 9:35 p.m. Monday.


  7. Some progress on rural broadband issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 |

    Last year there was a study committee on rural broadband issues and the growing digital divide facing our state. Residents of metro Atlanta and other densely populated parts of the state don't witness this problem.


  8. a Recorda job creation nudges Georgiaa s unemployment rate lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 |

    The Georgia Department of Labor operates the Columbus Career Center at 700 Veterans Parkway. The state agency said Thursday that Georgia's unemployment rate declined from 4.9 percent in May to 4.8 percent in June.


  9. Ranking Georgiaa s opponents on its 2017 football scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 |

    The SEC East is expected to be the inferior division to the West once again, with Georgia landing a rotating cross-divisional game against Mississippi State, which finished 6-7 a season ago. While a trip to Notre Dame will be challenging, Georgia draws Samford and Appalachian State as other non-conference opponents.


  10. Now at 5 percent, how low can Georgiaa s unemployment go?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 |

    The Georgia Department of Labor operates the Columbus Career Center at 700 Veterans Parkway. The state agency said Thursday that Georgia's unemployment rate declined from 5.3 percent in February to 5.1 percent in March.


  11. CSU helps homeless students secure housing, stability while pursuing educationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 |

    Before enrolling at CSU in 2015, Miller resided with her mother in a homeless shelter. Prior to that, they stayed in a friend's two-bedroom trailer with six other occupants, mostly children, according to a news release issued by the university.


  12. Georgia jobless rate drops to level when Great Recession startedRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    The last time the Georgia unemployment rate was this low, the Great Recession was just beginning amid a housing and banking crisis that would throw the U.S. economy into dramatic convulsions. Nearly a decade later, the state's rate is now down to 5.1 percent, that same figure from December 2007 before the job market would take a huge dive, with companies laying off masses of workers and putting future hiring on hold indefinitely.


  13. Columbus girls golf takes third place at Bear InvitationalRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 |

    Faith Scott did not participate as the Lady Blue Devils took home third in the Bear Invitational, a tournament in Warner Robins featuring teams from 11 different high schools. Columbus carded a team score of 259, with Mary Catherine McDaniel shooting a team-low 77. Maddy Krueger shot an 88 on the day, while Ashton Hill finished at 94. "I thought we did great," Columbus head coach Joe McDaniel said.


  14. Columbus girls golf ties for fourth at Maple Ridge ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 |

    The Columbus Lady Blue Devils golf team posted another strong showing over the weekend, tying Mill Creek for fourth place in the Maple Ridge Junior Girls' Classic in Valdosta with a final team score of 241. Auburn won the 14-team tournament by shooting a team score of 227.


  15. Columbus girls golf team wins Lady Granger InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 |

    Last week Columbus golfers Faith Scott and Mary Catherine McDaniel posted the two lowest scores in the field to help the Lady Blue Devils win the Northside Invitational . The two sophomores nearly replicated the feat in the Lady Granger Invitational Monday, albeit with a different finishing order.


  16. Secrecy rarely serves public interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    By "our" we don't mean news organizations. We mean Americans. The issue isn't media interest; the issue is public interest.


  17. Beach Boys, Lecrae, Lynard Skynard, Big & Rich among acts coming to Wild AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 |

    The Beach Boys, Lecrae, and Big & Rich are among acts which will be appearing in concert at Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta, Ga. Fifteen concerts are planned, the first being country singer John Michael Montgomery on Apil 1 and the last being the rock group Skillet on August 5. The Beach Boys have been a top rock act for more than 50 years with hits such as "Help Me Rhonda" and "I Get Around."


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