Laurens County Newswire

Laurens County Newswire

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  1. Georgia man with mental illness gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Palladium-Item

    Georgia man with mental illness gets probation James A. Woods served 157 days prior to Tuesday sentencing in Circuit Court. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1EAnnI6 James A. Woods, 29, of Dublin, Ga., was sentenced Tuesday in Wayne County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to Level 6 felony charges of auto theft and resisting law enforcement.

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  2. Glasnevin cemetery under fire for lack of Irish language signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Independent.ie

    The historic, 124-acre landmark and final resting place of national heroes and more than 1.5 million Dubliners, has become a major tourist attraction. The matter is to be raised with Dublin City Council by local Independent councillor Nial Ring, who has forwarded a motion to the Central Area Committee asking the city manager to write to Glasnevin Trust.

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  3. Build homes, not bridges - Cllr Chris AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn FA in Dublin City Councillor for the Pembroke-South Dock area, Cllr. Chris Andrews has said Dublin City Council should reconsider plans to build a new bridge over the Liffey and should invest the anticipated a 12 million cost in housing instead.

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  4. Jacquemin proposal still being finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | This Week Community News

    A proposal to develop the Jacquemin Farms land is drawing both opposition and support and a decision from the Jerome Township Zoning Board is not expected to be made until September at the earliest. Residents packed the Jerome Township building Monday, Aug. 24, to voice opinions about a proposal from the Schottenstein Real Estate Group for a mixed-used development for the Jacquemin Farms property that would bring apartments, retail and housing for senior citizens to Hyland-Croy Road.

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  5. Secular Jihadists Wage War on Chick-fil-A, Jesus & Marching BandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Townhall

    And that's especially true in a place like Laurens County, Georgia - where faith flavors everyday living --- far beyond the walls of the church house. Those traditions were especially evident at West Laurens High School where the marching band performed great songs of the faith and folks bowed their heads to pray before Friday night football games.

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  6. Todd Starnes Faith on the field draws flag as a personal foulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Fox News

    A member of the West Laurens High School marching band on August 21. Photo credit: Billy Touchberry, Final Touch Photography And that's especially true in a place like Laurens County, Georgia - where faith flavors everyday living --- far beyond the walls of the church house. Those traditions were especially evident at West Laurens High School where the marching band performed great songs of the faith and folks bowed their heads to pray before Friday night football games.

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  7. High school replaces pregame prayer with moment of silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Georgia high school is kicking off its football season with a moment of silence rather than its traditional pregame invocation for the first time in decades. The Courier Herald of Dublin reports that the Laurens County school board made the decision to remove any official ties to prayer before football games at West Laurens High School to settle a complaint by a Washington-based group.

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  8. Benjamin a oeBena F. Hobbs obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Star

    Benjamin "Ben" F. Hobbs was born Sept. 19, 1921 in Chester, GA and died in August in Port St. Joe.

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  9. noax Industrial PCs Designed for Mobile Forklift ApplicationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PR Log

    Aug. 19, 2015 - PRLog -- Erdrich, a German-based automotive supplier with more than 50 years of experience, is a midsized family-owned company manufactures complex metal parts and subassemblies for the automotive industry. Through their experience and commitment to innovation, Erdrich has become a leading global player in the metal stamping industry with a customer base that extends throughout Europe, the US, and China with companies like BMW, Mercedes, and Volkswagen.

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  10. At 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Tested His "I Have a Dream" Speech On a High School AudienceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Newswise

    While MLK's first "Dream" speech - given nine months before the March on Washington -was played publicly for the first time Tuesday, it's a speech King had been practicing since he was a teenager. Wake Forest University communication professor John Llewellyn and then first-year student, William Murphy became the first to identify the striking parallels between King's legendary 1963 "Dream" speech and an address he delivered as a 15-year-old.

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  11. Pharis, Robert EarmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ROBERT EARMON PHARIS, Jr., 81 HIGHLAND CITY - Mr. Robert Earmon Pharis, Jr., 81, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. He was born in Dublin, GA.

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  12. EduMind expanding facilities and services in DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    EduMind, formerly the School of PE, moved to a bigger office at 425 Metro Place South Suite 450 last week, with the aim of expanding offerings and staff. The company was started in 2004 by Vinod Dega in his Dublin home to offer professional development to engineers.

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  13. Council OKs development agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | This Week Community News

    Artist's rendering showing a portion of the Bridge Park mixed-use development being proposed for Dublin's Bridge Street District. Dublin City Council members this week unanimously approved -- with an emergency declaration -- a development agreement allowing developer Crawford Hoying to break ground on the first phase which will include 269,000 square feet of restaurant, office, retail and personal services, two parking garages, 382 apartments and 42 condominiums.

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  14. WestRock enters into definitive agreement to acquire recycled...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | RISI

    WestRock enters into definitive agreement to acquire recycled containerboard, kraft and bag paper producer SP Fiber for $288.5 million WestRock Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SP Fiber Holdings, Inc. , a producer of recycled containerboard and kraft and bag paper with mills located in Dublin, Georgia, and Newberg, Oregon. WestRock will also acquire SP Fiber's 48 percent interest in Green Power Solutions of Georgia, LLC .

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  15. WestRock plans to acquire SP Fiber Holdings for $288 millionRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Recycling Today

    WestRock Company , based in Norcross, Georgia, has announced it intends to acquire SP Fiber Holdings, Inc., a producer of recycled containerboard and kraft and bag paper with mills located in Dublin, Georgia, and Newberg, Oregon. WestRock is the entity formed in July following the January 2015 merger of MeadWestVaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Co.

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  16. Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - The Sack Company repositioning, rebrandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Statesboro Herald

    In 1945, Albert Roesel returned to Statesboro with an electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech and began working with Harry A. Sack in his small residential electrical, plumbing and HVAC company.

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  17. Brass In BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Courier Herald

    The Dublin-Laurens Arts Council will proudly present the United States Air Force "BRASS IN BLUE" in concert on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The 11 member band will play a variety of music at Theatre Dublin on Academy Avenue in downtown Dublin.

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  18. Jacquemin Farms proposal tabled for revisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | This Week Community News

    Dublin residents turned out en masse last week to oppose a proposal to build apartments, retail and a senior-living facility on the Jacquemin Farms site on Hyland-Croy Road. The attendees quickly scattered, however, when Jerome Township trustees tabled the proposal at the July 27 meeting at the request of developer Schottenstein Real Estate Group.

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  19. Student artwork brightens walls of pedestrian tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | This Week Community News

    Abbey Gyurko, a fifth-grader at Wyandot Elementary School, works on the mosaic in the pedestrian tunnel at Emerald Parkway and Dublin Road July 29. The mural, which features artwork from Dublin students, has been in the works for a few years and got 20 new panels this summer. Cyclists and runners may want to slow their pace when going through the pedestrian tunnel at Emerald Parkway and Dublin Road.

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  20. Gospel Sing at Montrose Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Courier Herald

    Montrose Baptist Church is hosting a Gospel Sing to benefit our Christian Life Youth Center Project.

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