Meriwether County Newswire

Meriwether County Newswire

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

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  1. Skandalakis leaves legacy of honorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times Georgian

    At the end of this year, Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Peter "Pete" John Skandalakis will be leaving the office he has held for 25 years to become the executive director of the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia. He graduated from law school at the University of Georgia in 1984, and has worked as a prosecutor in the Coweta Judicial Circuit ever since.

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  2. Skandalakis leaving a legacy of honorRead the original story

    Sunday | LaGrange Daily News

    At the end of this year, Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Peter "Pete" John Skandalakis will be leaving the office he has held for 25 years to become the executive director of the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia.

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  3. West Georgia Technical College names acting presidentRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | LaGrange Daily News

    Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Gretchen Corbin has announced a transition in leadership at West Georgia Technical College.

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  4. Manchester puts title hopes to test against Washington-WilkesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    After a first-round bye last week, the Manchester Blue Devils begin their playoff push Friday by hosting Washington-Wilkes. Manchester head coach Evan Hochstetler explained the bye week was a nice reward for the Blue Devils' 10-0 regular season.

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  5. State makes leadership changes at WGTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Times Georgian

    West Georgia Technical College President Steve Daniel has been named executive director of Quick Start, the economic development arm of the Technical College System of Georgia. "Dr. Rule brings over 25 years of experience in technical education to West Georgia Tech," said TCSG Commissioner Gretchen Corbin.

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  6. Royals manager Ned Yost says fall from tree stand nearly proved fatalRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | ABC News

    ... I thought we were going to lose you.'" Yost, a hunter who has numerous tree stands on his property in Meriwether County, Georgia , was checking the safety straps on one of the stands on Nov. 4. "I reached around to hook into the tree, and right as ...

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  7. Weekly Arrest ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 12 | The Heard Citizen

    Franklin Police Chief, Kevin Hannah, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in the city of Franklin and their various charges: Heard County Sheriff, Ross Henry, has issued the following list of individuals arrested in Heard County including their various charges: James Alexander Parker, GA Hwy 100, Bowdon, GA 30108, arrested on 11/04/2017, charged with Violation of Probation, Battery and Cruelty to Children. Leslie Paige Baxter, 28, Edgewood Drive, Manchester, GA 31816, arrested on 11/05/2017, charged with DUI, Leaving the Scene of Accident, Suspended License, Failure to Maintain Lane, No Insurance, Failure to Report Accident with Damages and Failure to Notify Owner Upon Striking Fixture.

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  8. Time for Mr. Answer ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | The Coastal Courier

    Hey, what time is it, boys and girls? It is time for Answer Man! The show that gives you the straight skinny to whatever has you bewitched, bothered and bewildered. Answer Man is so confident in his responses that he offers a money-back guarantee.

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  9. Ned Yost, Royals manager, breaks pelvis in Georgia accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | The Capital-Journal

    ... nds his offseasons on his Georgia farm, a piece of land located more than 60 miles southwest of Atlanta in Meriwether County.

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  10. No question, it's time for the answer manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Brunswick News

    Hey, what time is it, boys and girls? It is time for Answer Man! The show that gives you the straight skinny to whatever has you bewitched, bothered and bewildered. Answer Man is so confident in his responses that he offers a money-back guarantee.

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  11. Dorothy StinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Brunswick News

    Dorothy "Dot" Louise Stinson, 91, of Brunswick, Ga., entered peacefully into rest on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Magnolia Manor on St. Simons Island. Dot was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Manchester, Ga., the daughter of the late Frank Wilson and the late Lucy Mae Wilson.

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  12. No injuries reported after train derails in Manchester, GARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | WTVM

    A train derailed in Manchester, GA Tuesday morning. The derailment happened under the Broad Street Bridge, which is about 40 miles Northeast of Columbus.

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  13. The five holiday crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Times Georgian

    ... children cannot touch them. If you are going out of town, consider a great idea that works on my land in Meriwether County - nail a couple of posted signs on trees that warn the property is under surveillance by trail cameras that we deer hunters ...

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  14. Dick Yarbrough: There is no question that it is time for Answer ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | MDJonline.com

    Hey, what time is it, boys and girls? It is time for Answer Man! The show that gives you the straight skinny to whatever has you bewitched, bothered and bewildered.

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  15. Man arresting for trafficking in methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Griffin Daily News

    A months-long drug investigation has led to the arrest of Brian Keith Fuller, 39, for trafficking in methamphetamine, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation On Wednesday, Nov. 1, agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, Meriwether County Sheriff's Office, seven from the Spalding County ... (more)

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  16. Art of Jaasiel exhibit opens in GreenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | LaGrange Daily News

    ... from Mexico to LaGrange in 2000 when he visited his brother and sister-in-law who were teaching in Meriwether County and later in Troup County. He liked LaGrange, stayed and began working at Cisco's Restaurant. His winning personality and ready ...

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  17. Mrs. JoAnn Henry RiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Griffin Daily News

    Mrs. Rivers was born in Meriwether County, Georgia on August 16, 1945. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Allene Henry, husband Vyrlon Rivers.

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  18. DeKalb Co. fire medic killed while driving to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A fire medic who served 21 years with the DeKalb County Fire Department is dead after being involved in a fatal vehicle crash while traveling to work his other job in Meriwether County. Brannon Davis, who also works as a fire medic with the Meriwether County Fire Department, lost his life during the crash on Friday.

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  19. Benjamin Chavis at ESSA town hall in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Cross Roads News

    Dr. Benjamin Chavis, President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, speaks during a parents' town hall on the Every Student Succeeds Act, alongside panelists Tyler Barr, Georgia PTA President; Deborah Gay, Georgia Department of Education Deputy Superintendent; Dr. Knox Phillips, DeKalb County School District Director of Research, Assessments and Grants; and Patrice Barlow, Atlanta NAACP Education Committee member, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Oct. 23.

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  20. A message of hope for a brighter futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | LaGrange Daily News

    There was hardly a dry eye in the Three Oaks Barn on Thursday night as women from Hope Harbor explained how they had first succumbed then overcome addiction at the annual Hope's Harvest banquet.

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