Ben Hill County Newswire

Ben Hill County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ben Hill County, GA.

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  1. Community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lamar Daily News

    "The Merchant of Venice" Performances: 8 p.m. today at Rynerson House, 266 W. Court Ave. Presented by Dona Ana Repertory Theatre. DART's founders are Darin Cabot, Algernon D'Ammassa, and Joseph Lopez.

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  2. Community NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bureau County Republican

    A benefit to support Jamie Russell-Polhemus will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Right Downtown Event Centre, 432 S. Main St., Princeton. There will be a silent auction, dinner and live music.

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  3. Winebrenner Seminary graduation set Aug. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | TheCourier.com

    Winebrenner Theological Seminary will graduate 26 students Aug. 1. Graduates represent several of the 30 different denominational bodies at the seminary, including Churches of God, General Conference; Church of God ; Eternal Life Church International; Friends Church; Baptist church; African Methodist Episcopal Church; Revival Center Ministries ... (more)

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  4. District 155 election goes to a runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Citizens in Ben Hill, Coffee, Irwin, Tift, and Turner counties voted Tuesday for their Georgia House Representative in a special election for District 155, but no candidate got 50% plus one, so a runoff is necessary. It will be held August 11. Former Ben Hill County Commissioner Scott Downing, former Ocilla Mayor Horace Hudgins, Real Estate Agent Sherry Miley and Farmer Clay Pirkle were the four Republican candidates.

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  5. 5 South Ga counties head to the polls for a special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Citizens are voting today, in Ben Hill, Coffee, Irwin, Tift, and Turner counties will vote for their Georgia House Representative in a special election for District 155. Former Ben Hill County Commissioner Scott Downing, former Ocilla Mayor Horace Hudgins, Real Estate Agent Sherry Miley and Farmer Clay Pirkle are the four candidates.

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  6. I am a warrior concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Sons of James Dean, J.T. & The Yoyo's, Euforuria & Nation will be performing at the Irwin County High Auditorium starting at 7PM. Advanced tickets are $5.00 $7.50 at the door.

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  7. Ben Hill County has new transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... make a reservation get to Walmart, go wherever they need to go that's with in the county," said Frank Field, Ben Hill County Manager. The County says that if the program is successful they will try to create a county to county transfer system.

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  8. City of Fitzgerald v. CaruthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | FindLaw

    Larry Caruthers sued the City of Fitzgerald alleging that the City was liable for damages for failing to remove a decayed tree limb that crashed down on him while he was standing on a curb. The trial court denied the City's motion for summary judgment, concluding that the City was not entitled to sovereign immunity because a question of fact existed as to whether the City had notice of the decayed tree limb.

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  9. Calls to boycott Confederate 'Mount Rushmore' fall on deaf earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | American Thinker

    Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore" for its towering statue of three rebel leaders had its biggest day of the year yesterday despite calls by some Georgia politicians for a boycott of the park because it displays the Confederate battle flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.

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  10. Despite Confederate Flags, Stone Mountain Sells Out, and the World Takes NoticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Peach Pundit

    Apparently the revulsion over the Confederate battle flag isn't as strong as some had hoped. Or at least, that's what Yahoo Canada says: Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag.

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  11. Crowds Ignore Call to Boycott Stone Mountain Over Rebel FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | News Max

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., -- Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.

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  12. Crowds Disregard Boycott at - Confederate Rushmore'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Breitbart.com

    Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.

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  13. Georgia State 4-H CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Georgia Faces

    The 2015-16 Georgia State 4-H Board includes Front row: Julie Bacon, Tattnall County - Southeast District representative; Elizabeth Hanson, Pike County - vice-president; Ben Lord, Ben Hill County - president; Maggie Plott - state representative, Union County, Trent Whisenant, Murray County - state representative; Ben Murray, Berrian County - Southwest District representative; Mackenzie Wurst, Clarke County - Northeast District representative; Zach Tellano, Hart County - state representative; and Carrianna Simmons, Spalding County - Northwest District representative. Image credit: Sharon Dowdy.

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  14. Georgia State 4-H Council State 4-H Council Citizenship Ceremony...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Georgia Faces

    The 2015-16 Georgia State 4-H Board includes Front row: Julie Bacon, Tattnall County - Southeast District representative; Elizabeth Hanson, Pike County - vice-president; Ben Lord, Ben Hill County - president; Maggie Plott - state representative, Union County, Trent Whisenant, Murray County - state representative; Ben Murray, Berrian County - Southwest District representative; Mackenzie Wurst, Clarke County - Northeast District representative; Zach Tellano, Hart County - state representative; and Carrianna Simmons, Spalding County - Northwest District representative. Image credit: Sharon Dowdy.

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  15. Ultimate Salon & Spa expandsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Bureau County Republican

    Trisha Moon, the owner of Ultimate Salon & Spa in Princeton, has recently completed an expansion of her 6-year-old business located at 432 S. Main St. in the Fitzgerald's building. “We rented additional space to expand for a shampoo room and milk_shake treatment bar,” she said.

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  16. Hogan is Ben Hill Officer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore announced Monday that Maj. Patrick Hogan has been selected as Ben Hill County's Officer of the Year.

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  17. Henrico Police searching for suspect accused of stealing $15K in clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police say Kevin Fitzgerald Mikell has been identified as the subject that between September of 2014 and June of 2015 has stolen over $15,000 in clothes from Macy's stores at Virginia Center Commons and Regency Square Mall in Henrico County. His last known address is in the south side of Richmond off of Jeff Davis Highway and he may be staying in a hotel in Richmond near The Diamond.

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  18. Cobb & Douglas Public Health Celebrates Grand Opening of Marietta Health Center - Building BRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Patch.com

    Cobb & Douglas Public Health unveiled the newest facility expansion to its Marietta Public Health Center on June 18, thanking community leaders and public health staff during a ribbon cutting ceremony for their commitments to ensure healthier lives and communities through support of Cobb & Douglas Public Health.

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  19. How Will and Jada Smith's Foundation Ended Up Backing a Little-Known Energy StartupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    As venture capitalists in Silicon Valley double down on finding the next Snapchat, there's a new type of investor emerging far from Sand Hill Road that appears to be willing to back some of the riskiest tech ideas: philanthropists. On Tuesday, a little-known, young energy startup called Quidnet Energy announced that it's raised a small round of seed funding from a combination of investors including the family foundation of celebrity couple Will and Jada Smith, the foundation created by entrepreneur James LeVoy Sorenson, and a new non-profit that has emerged to connect philanthropists, risk-taking entrepreneurs, and early stage startups.

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  20. Georgia's Medical Marijuana Cards Launch TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WTVC

    Gov. Nathan Deal says that "Tomorrow is going to be a good day," about the launch of Georgia's medical marijuana cards. The Georgia Department of Public Health's website will go live Tuesday morning.

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