Irwin County Newswire

Irwin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Irwin County, GA.

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  1. Barfield, Emma Jean Barfield Production Worker Lakeland - Emma JeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for EMMA JEAN BARFIELD Production Worker LAKELAND - Emma Je Barfield. EMMA JEAN BARFIELD Production Worker LAKELAND - Emma Jean Barfield, 78, went to be with the Lord Friday, August 28, 2015.

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  2. Barfield, Emma Jean Barfield Production Worker Lakeland - Emma JeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for EMMA JEAN BARFIELD Production Worker LAKELAND - Emma Je Barfield. EMMA JEAN BARFIELD Production Worker LAKELAND - Emma Jean Barfield, 70, went to be with the Lord Friday, August 28, 2015.

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  3. Charlton County hopes to return to winning waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the two best single-A teams in the state of Georgia are in our region, No. 1 being Clinch County and No. 2 Irwin County, the state runner-up last year. It's a brutal schedule but if you've been around Charlton County at all, we've never had what you ...

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  4. Fall classics make alternatives to Harper LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | MySanAntonio.com

    Reviews may have been mixed, but the verdict is in: Harper Lee's number-one best-seller "Go Set a Watchman" is a hit. Since its release on July 14, the novel - either a sequel to or rough draft for "To Kill a Mockingbird," depending on whom you ask - sold 1.1 million copies in its first week alone, according to Publisher's Weekly.

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  5. Ocilla plant cuts ribbon on new expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    One of their new products, the Rockport LE, is a truck body they say meets the needs of more price-conscious customers. With only a few options available, this product is ideal for the customer that needs to cut corners.

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  6. Georgia peanuts in great supply for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WTVM

    Georgia's peanut crop yield is expected to be a strong 4,500 pounds per acre, according to leading researcher Irwin County Georgia peanut farmer Armond Morris is optimistic about the prediction from UGA peanut agronomist Scott Monfort, but noted that rainfall has not covered South Georgia evenly. "Peanuts are very cheap," said Morris.

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  7. Police officer fed up with silence speaks mind in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KFVS12

    "Cops have a voice too, and this cop is going to speak out," said Fields, who is an officer with the Ocilla Police Department. He explained that all of the proceeds from shirt sales go to a non-profit organization in Douglas, GA, built on improving relationships with officers.

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  8. Police officer becomes internet celebrity from YouTube videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    A South Georgia police officer has become an internet celebrity after speaking his mind about recent events involving law enforcement officers. Now he says this video helped lead to something bigger.

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  9. Closing in on the 2015 Georgia high school football season...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Examiner.com

    ... Wright will be excited about that; and most-likely the work-horse of the offense. The last two years for Irwin County are the best back-to-back seasons since the turn of the century. Like their opponents in last year's title game, Hawkinsville, the ...

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  10. Macon Co. native Sam Moore elected to GA Music Hall Of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    He made his name as half the iconic duo of Sam And Dave, along side Ocilla native Dave Prater, who died in a car wreck in Sycamore two decades ago. But it was a tune written, arranged, and produced by Isaac Hayes that cemented Moore's place in music history.

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  11. Polls opening soon in special election for house seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Polls won't open until next week in Irwin County for early voting in the special election to fill the state House seat in district 155. Republicans Horace Hudgins and Clay Pirkle are in a runoff vying for the seat vacated by Jay Roberts.

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  12. Vandals destroy Ocilla storefrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ocilla police are offering a $500 reward to help catch vandals causing serious damage to downtown buildings. Right now, the people responsible are only targeting display windows at vacant buildings.

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  13. Lawmakers try to defuse explosive issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    Tom Crawford is editor of The Georgia Report, an Internet news service at gareport.com that reports on state government and politics. With the legalization of fireworks this year, Georgia residents had a blast over the Fourth of July weekend - literally.

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    Jul 21, 2015 | The Times

    It seemed that there were more fireworks being detonated, over longer periods of time, than ever before as Independence Day was celebrated. The blowback was swift.

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

    Jul 15, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    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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  16. 5 South Ga counties head to the polls for a special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

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

    Jul 13, 2015 | 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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  18. Semi wreck blocks US 319Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WTVM

    A fiery truck crash in Irwin county on 319, near Ocilla, north of the water tower, has emergency crews on the scene. A semi truck struck a trash truck.

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  19. Ocilla police respond to stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police said that they responded to a report of a stabbing around 2:42 p.m. When they arrived they noticed a man named Nicholas Battle wearing a red shirt and a blue jeans running from the location.

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  20. WALB viewer tips help locate escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Irwin County Sheriff Donnie Youghn said it was a tip from a WALB viewer that led investigators to find an escaped inmate in a wooded area about three miles south of the Irwin County Detention Center. "I guess they had seen it on Channel 10, and I had got a tip that a guy on a four wheeler seen this guy crossing the field and had on what we were looking for," said Sheriff Youghn.

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