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Early County Newswire

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  1. 3 people charged after fake money used to buy lawn equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times

    ... money was discovered in her cash drawer," according to the news release. Taylor and Sinquefield may be in Early County, where Taylor has warrants for "passing the same counterfeit $100 bills at a business in Blakely," according to police. Gwinnett ...

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  2. Farmers hope for the right amount of rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    We have had some scattered rain the past few days here in South Georgia, but the rain may have come too late for some farmers. Some peanut farmers in Early County are concerned about this year's growth.

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  3. New regional 911 center prepares to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Randolph County had been looking for a new 911 center when things fell through with the center in Albany, and Early County came to the rescue. They had been with the Lower Chattahoochee Regional 911 Center since 2006, but county commissioners felt it was time for something new.

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  4. First Alert Warning- Severe T'stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 3:30 pm today, for Early County, western Calhoun County, northwestern Baker County and southeastern Clay County in Georgia. At 2:56 pm a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of Blakely moving northeast at 30 mph.

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  5. Community comes together for deputy chief with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    People gathered Wednesday night in Blakely to pray for the Chief Deputy of the Early County Sheriff's Office after Tim Hardrick was diagnosed with prostate cancer this week. He went to the doctor to get some routine blood testing, but left with a shocking diagnosis: stage four prostate cancer.

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  6. Dothan High 2016 - 2017 Senior Killed In Car WreckRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    EARLY COUNTY GA: On Saturday afternoon a automobile accident in Early County Georgia claimed the life of a Dothan High School student. The accident was near the Huddle House at Highway 62 and 27 by pass.

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  7. Wiregrass Lifeflight Lands From Abbeville - 20 Minutes Later In Air To GeorgiaRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... room of SAMC. As they unloaded, Wiregrass Lifeflight received a notification, a wreck with entrapment in Early County Georgia. In 23 minutes on the ground, Wiregrass Lifeflight was back in the air on the way to Early County Georgia. Thanks to Joey ...

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  8. UPDATED @ 1:16 AM 10:26 PM Henry County Motor Vehicle Accident With...Read the original story

    May 14, 2016 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... rtment of SAMC. The air transport landed at 11:40 PM. The crew received another wreck call in Georgia, possibly Early County Georgia or Cuthbreth, and took off at 12:03 AM and off to Georgia.

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  9. Special Election Runoff for Georgia House District 162 is todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Today is the final day to cast ballots in the special election runoff to serve the rest of the term of representative of Georgia House of Representatives District 162. The top vote-getters in the March 29 special election to fill the remaining few months of the term of deceased Rep. Bob Bryant were Carl Gilliard, 46 percent, and Alicia Blakely, 29 percent.

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  10. Georgia Peanut Execs Spared Having to Pay Restitution to Salmonella VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Insurance Journal West

    A former peanut company executive serving a 28-year prison sentence won't have to pay money to victims of a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to his Georgia plant, a federal judge ruled. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell and three co-defendants were spared by the judge's order last week from paying restitution to corporate customers and the families of hundreds who got sick after eating tainted peanut butter in 2008 and 2009.

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  11. Imprisoned peanut exec won't have to payRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Crescent-News.com

    A former peanut company executive serving a 28-year prison sentence won't have to pay money to victims of a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to his Georgia plant, a federal judge ruled.

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  12. Imprisoned peanut exec won't have to pay salmonella victimsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Morning Journal

    A former peanut company executive serving a 28-year prison sentence won't have to pay money to victims of a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to his Georgia plant, a federal judge ruled. Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell and three co-defendants were spared by the judge's order Wednesday from paying restitution to corporate customers and the families of hundreds who got sick after eating tainted peanut butter in 2008 and 2009.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators say the men used the fake bills at Jakin West Convenience Store last Saturday. Investigators think the men were driving a Dodge Ram Truck and a Nissan car. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Early County Sheriff's Office at 229-723-3158.

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  14. Annual Peanut Proud Festival to be Held March 19Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | PRWeb

    On Saturday, March 19, Peanut Proud will host the 8th annual Peanut Proud Festival, a daylong event held in Blakely, GA featuring a 5K race, live music, as well as local food and art vendors. This lively event, which is expected to attract up to 10,000 people, pays respect to local peanut farmers and helps support Peanut Proud's ongoing activities.

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  15. Coroner: Missing Early Co. man shot to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office says an Early County man whose body was discovered near Turner Field in Atlanta died after he was shot multiple times in the stomach. Officials said Thomas Entrekin, 54, drove up to East Point in his pickup truck in January to pick up a load of tile, but disappeared.

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  16. Coroner releases cause of death of missing Early Co. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... in March in Fulton County, and charged with murder, aggravated assault, and armed robbery in the death of Early County native. In February, police in Conyers discovered his truck was used in a home invasion. McDaniel, and another suspect in a home ...

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  17. Baseball author to visit Ephesus Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Heard Citizen

    In honor of the "West Georgia Reads" baseball theme, Ephesus Public Library will host author John Bell on Tuesday, March 22nd, at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Bell, an Americus, Georgia native, is the author of Shoeless Summer , a book that tells the story of Shoeless Joe Jackson, his alleged participation in the 1919 Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal, and his time playing baseball for the Americus semi-pro team of the independent South Georgia League. The public is invited to attend this free program.

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  18. Seminole Co. man sentenced to 40 years after killing three in DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Eric Adam Strouth of Donalsonville pled guilty to killing three people in a horrific head on collision last August. Strouth, 54, will serve twenty years in prison, and then 20 more on probation.

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  19. Body of missing Blakely man recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... to the incident, and some other burglaries but Mr. Entrekin was not one of the people taken into custody," said Early County Investigator Michael Rogerson. "They are trying to figure out what was the connection between him and the suspects that were ...

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  20. Body of man missing since January found near Turner FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Fulton County Medical Examiners confirmed that a body found Thursday night near Turner Field in Atlanta is that of a man missing since January 8. The medical examiner said Friday Thomas Entrekin, 54, did not die of natural causes. The Blakely, Ga.

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