Irwin County Newswire

Irwin County Newswire

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  1. Metter Midgets win stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Metter Advertiser

    ... coaches, and parents." In Game 1 action last Wednesday in Sylvania, Metter jumped out to an early 2-0 lead over Irwin County on a timely two-out hit by Antoine Deloach in the first inning. Metter went on to score three more runs in the game as John ...

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  2. State play continues for Midget, Flea boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Metter Advertiser

    ... will face the winner of the Appling Co./Lanier Co. game in Sylvania! The boys opened state play with a win over Irwin County on Wednesday, 5-1. The Flea Boys won 19-8 over Jasper in five innings on Thursday in the first round of state playoffs. They ...

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  3. Tearful Harriet Wran opens up on her role in drug dealer's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Yahoo!

    'I can't believe someone died': Tearful Harriet Wran opens up about her addiction and role in drug dealer's murder during sentencing hearing I can t believe someone died : Tearful Harriet Wran opens up about her addiction and role in drug dealer s murder during sentencing hearing - The West Australian Harriet Wran, the high-profile former premier's daughter and now one of the state's most notorious prisoners, has tearfully told a NSW Supreme Court sentencing hearing of her battles with mental illness and her descent into the grips of a crippling ice addiction.

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  4. One person in custody, one dead after Ocilla shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to the Police Department, they received the call around 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday. When they arrived on scene, they found the male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  5. Wran talks of struggle with drugs and father's death, in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | ABC News

    The daughter of former New South Wales premier Neville Wran has given an emotional testimony in court of her battles with ice, an eating disorder and the eventual death of her father that led to the night a drug dealer was stabbed to death. Harriet Wran took the stand in the Supreme Court as part of her sentencing submissions for being an accessory to the murder of Daniel McNulty at his Redfern unit 2014.

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  6. Officials respond to fatal shooting in OcillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    This is a developing story and WALB is sending a crew to get more details on who was shot and what happened. And we will update the story as information comes in.

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  7. 'I can't believe someone died'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Yahoo!

    Harriet Wran, the high-profile former premier's daughter and now one of the state's most notorious prisoners, has tearfully told a NSW Supreme Court sentencing hearing of her battles with mental illness and her descent into the grips of a crippling ice addiction. The youngest daughter of beloved late politician Neville Wran was set to be tried for the 2014 murder of Daniel McNulty last week, but instead pleaded guilty to downgraded charges of robbery in company and acting as an accessory to murder after the fact.

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  8. Bobbie HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Brunswick News

    The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glyndale Baptist Church, with interment to follow in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery in Irwin County.

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  9. Three from Lee receive Hamner scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The students, Hannah Cole, Kristen Ton and Lori Williamson, were accompanied by Dr. William Woolfitt, assistant professor of creative writing at Lee, who presented at the conference. The Hamner scholarships, intended to foster new writers who are unknown, unpublished, and possibly unaware of their own talent, offer each student all-expenses paid passes to the Mountain Heritage Literary Festival at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate.

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  10. Sex and drug binge after murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Mercury

    THE day after the murder of Daniel McNulty, fugitives Harriet Wran and her boyfriend Michael Lee stunned their housemate when they retreated to his bedroom to have "very loud" sex after watching a news report about the killing. Oblivious to the fact that police were closing in on them for their roles in the homicide, Wran and Lee were watching the late-night news at the Darlington home of a friend on August 11, 2014, when a story about the stabbing murder flashed on the screen.

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  11. Kill charge dropped for Wran daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Yahoo!

    Wran, 28, the youngest daughter of former NSW premier Neville Wran, was arrested after small-time Redfern drug dealer Daniel McNulty was stabbed to death at a notorious Sydney housing commission block in August 2014. She was to face a judge-alone trial in the NSW Supreme Court this week charged with the murder of Mr McNulty, 48, robbery in company and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to Brett Fitzgerald.

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  12. Three All Star teams qualify for stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Metter Advertiser

    The Midget Boys advanced to state after securing the district title in Hawkinsville on Wednesday, June 29. State play will begin Wednesday, July 13, at 8 p.m. in Sylvania as Metter faces Irwin County. The Flea Boys were co-champions of the District 1 Tournament played last week, which earned them a spot in the state playoffs.

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  13. Harriet Wran high on ice when she knocked on door and set off violent chain of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    RAW VISION: Harriet Wran's mother has one message for the media after her daughter pleaded guilty to accessory for murder in the NSW Supreme Court. He asked the person knocking to show themselves at the side window, so that he could be sure of who it was.

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  14. Harriet Wran murder charge is DROPPED as the former premier's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Daily Mail

    Harriet Wran's murder charge is DROPPED as the former premier's daughter pleads guilty to robbery and harbouring a known killer Harriet Wran, the youngest daughter of former NSW premier Neville Wran, has had her murder charge dropped and instead pleaded guilty to robbery and being an accessory to murder. Prosecutors dropped the murder charge against Wran in the NSW Supreme Court on Wednesday over the death of Redfern drug dealer Daniel McNulty two years ago.

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  15. Years later, Miami boys club kids say thanks to a dadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Sylvester Collier at home in Ocilla, Georgia, is preparing to reunite with Miami youth he mentored more than 40 years ago. He is wearing a T-shirt with a photo of himself with sons Tracy, Ricky and Gregory Collier.

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  16. Four-star offensive lineman D'Antne Demery chooses Georgia over AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Brunswick offensive lineman D'Antne Demery, a four-star recruit according to the 247Sports.com composite, announced his commitment to the Bulldogs early Wednesday afternoon. Demery is a 6-foot-5 and 319-pound prospect who fits the mold of what head coach Kirby Smart and offensive line coach Sam Pittman are looking for when it comes to size up front.

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  17. Man charged in killing of lottery winner is recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Rome News

    Authorities say an escaped inmate who was one of seven people charged in the shooting death of a Georgia Lottery winner is back in jail.

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  18. Man charged in killing of Georgia Lottery winner is recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities say an escaped inmate who was one of seven people charged in the shooting death of a Georgia Lottery winner is back in jail. Ben Hill County Sheriff Bobby McLemore tells WALB-TV 28-year-old Earnest Anthony Holcomb was found underneath a house in the south Georgia town of Ocilla Thursday night.

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  19. Earnest Holcomb is back behind bars.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A suspected murderer is back in the Ben Hill County Jail. One of the seven people charged with murdering a Fitzgerald lottery winner earlier this year was captured Thursday night in Ocilla after escaping late Wednesday afternoon.

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  20. Ben Hill County escapee caught in OcillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Authorities followed up on a tip that led to Holcomb's capture, they aren't releasing specific details about where he was found to protect the identity of the tipster. But Sheriff Bobby McLemore did say that he was found underneath an Ocilla house.

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