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Irwin County Newswire

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  1. Chatham sheriff: Immigration officials detain 26 people in Savannah areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SavannahNow

    ... migration and Customs Enforcement officials out of the Atlanta area. The people who were detained were taken to Irwin County, about three hours southwest of Savannah, where an ICE detention center is located.


  2. Homeland Security arrests 26 suspected undocumented immigrants in metro-Savannah areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | KAUZ

    The Department of Homeland Security rounded up 26 suspected undocumented immigrants throughout the metro-Savannah area, all of whom had prior criminal arrests or convictions, according to the Chatham County sheriff. Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher told WTOC Thursday night that his deputies were asked to escort Homeland Security officials around the city to predetermined locations to make these arrests.


  3. 10 Things to Know for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 |

    Whales are stranded at Farewell Spit near Nelson, New Zealand Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.


  4. Four-peat in Tigers' sightsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    ... right now," Love stated. He believes the A Sectional teams are "tough" teams, which includes Turner County, Irwin County and Trion. "State tournament, this year, is definitely a lot deeper and tougher than it was last year," Love said. "So, I just ...


  5. Group aims to keep Jefferson Davis Memorial Site openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... keeping the site of Confederate President Jefferson Davis' capture open to the public. "The Civil War ended in Irwin County," said Paulk. "We need to keep that piece of history alive. We should celebrate it and people should know about it." A ...


  6. MZ Wrestling 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Times Georgian

    MZ's Crofford Helton, top, is one of a handful of Eagle wrestlers that were also part of the football team that had its season come to a close against Irwin County in the second round of the Class A state playoffs this past fall.


  7. All hands on deck for EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Douglas County Sentinel

    The Mount Zion High School wrestling team is making a seventh straight appearance at the GHSA State Duals this weekend in Macon, opening the Class A bracket today at 3 p.m. against Irwin County. Mount Zion senior Jacob Kessinger, top, is one of several Eagle grapplers that will have to step up this weekend in Macon to help the squad overcome two to three holes in the lineup that will result in forfeits.


  8. Harriet Wran sells second-hand clothes to help drug and alcohol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Disgraced socialite Harriet Wran selling second-hand clothes in a thrift shop to help drug and alcohol addicted youths after release from jail The daughter of former NSW premier Neville Wran and recovering ice addict spent two years in jail for participating in a robbery that led to the death of a drug dealer. She will be clocking in at a Ted Noffs Foundation Op Shop to help raise funds for disadvantaged youth, according to the Daily Telegraph .


  9. What happened to this beauty queen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 |

    ... relationships that occurred in relative proximity to one another." Police Chief Billy Hancock, left, and Irwin County Sheriff Donnie Youghn stand beside a banner in Ocilla in 2006, seeking information on the disappearance of Tara Grinstead. Picture: ...


  10. Three area hospitals among - neediest' in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Candler County Hospital and Emanuel Medical Center the second and third neediest and Evans Memorial is twelfth. Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla was ranked as the neediest among eligible rural hospitals. The program, created during the 2016 session ...


  11. Indians thankful to practice on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... fourth straight Thanksgiving the Indians have practiced for the next day's state quarterfinal game. This year, Irwin County faces Emanuel Co. Institute on the road. The Indians are the 21st seed in Class A-Public, the lowest remaining seed in the ...


  12. Eagles fight to the finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Mount Zion's Richard Farley was part of a senior class that closed out a historic run for Eagle football on Friday night in the 34-17 second-round state playoff setback to Irwin County. Farley left it all on the field Friday, rushing for a game-high 177 yards on 16 carries.


  13. Eagles embark on playoff journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Jace Jordan and the Mount Zion High School football team are set to host No. 21 Irwin County tonight in the second round of the Class A Public School state playoffs.


  14. MZ's Brotherly BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Mount Zion football has truly been a family affair for the Helton brothers over the past few years, where senior twins Crofford and Cal have teamed up with junior Cole as integral parts of the Eagle defense. The trio will lead Mount Zion into the second round of the Class A Public School state playoffs on Friday night when it plays host to Irwin County.


  15. Swan song for Eagle seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... the Class A Public School state playoffs. Coming off a first-round bye, the Eagles are preparing to host No. 21 Irwin County on Friday night in the round of 16. Pictured front (L-R): Nathan Cox, Adrian White, Jace Jordan, Richard Farley, Jonathan ...


  16. Immigration: Legal Orientation Program Sites ExpandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... of the Office of Legal Access Programs' Legal Orientation Program (LOP) to three additional detention sites: Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, GA; Polk County Detention Center (IAH Secure) in Livingston, TX; and Rolling Plains Detention ...


  17. MZ, Bowdon land playoff destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Times Georgian

    ... Eagles landed a No. 5 seed, which entails a first-round bye. MZ (9-1) will play host to the winner of No. 21 Irwin County-No. 12 Dooly County in the second round on Nov. 18. The Eagles could have solidified an even stronger seed if not for last ...


  18. Broadband for rural Georgians in state spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 |

    The ability to access quality high-speed internet connectivity is driving change in commerce, social interaction, medicine, and entertainment. Many Georgians are on the cutting edge of the latest technology with the highest speeds.


  19. A music industry tax incentive for Georgia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Connect Savannah

    This past Friday morning, politicians and music professionals sat side-by-side to discuss a potential new tax incentive to help Georgia grow its music industry. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle announced Senate appointments to the Joint Music Economic Development Study Committee on July 22. With 13 members, the committee features senators like Jeff Mullis , Sens. Tyler Harper and Butch Miller alongside industry pros like Michele Caplinger of The Recording Academy/GRAMMY Awards, and Brandon Bush, a musician who's performed in bands like Train and Sugarland and has contributed to over 100 recordings.


  20. EMC power restoration efforts still in overdrive following stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Metter Advertiser

    Hurricane Matthew pummeled Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation's entire service territory, resulting in the largest and most widespread outage the cooperative has ever faced. "Even though the sun is shining and the winds are gone, the damage remains," said Greg Proctor, CEO.