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  1. Mattis says military addressing issues found in Niger attackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The U.S. military is addressing problems brought to light after the Niger attack last year that killed four American service members, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress Thursday. 'We have found what we believe to be the crux of the problems - not problem but problems - that contributed to this," Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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  2. Report: Culture of risk-taking, complacency were factors in Niger ambush deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    From left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt.

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  3. Pentagon Cites Multiple Missteps That Led To Ambush Of U.S. Troops In NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    A U.S. Army team transfers the remains of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga., at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Oct. 5, 2017.

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  4. Charles Leon CanuetteRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... survive. A graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Toombs County with the Rev. Wayne Williamson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to The Gideons ...

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  5. Vidalia onions ready to ship across North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Chefs of all levels have Friday circled on their calendars and the onion fields of South Georgia on their minds. Growers of Georgia's most famous vegetable - the Vidalia sweet onion - could officially start shipping this year's crop off to markets and retailers around the country and beyond.

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  6. Vidalia onions shine at retailRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Packer

    Retailers have numerous packaging options for merchandising Vidalia onions , but the product itself may be the most important marketing tool, growers and shippers say. "It's pretty simple with Vidalia onions: if you put the signage out there, they'll sell themselves," said Delbert Bland, president of Glennville, Ga.-based Bland Farms LLC .

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  7. Lillian Romona HooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Metter Advertiser

    Lillian Romona "Mona" Hooks, 69, of Metter died on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at her residence. She was a retired store owner.

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  8. ThumbnailRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Packer

    Bland Farms has launched the Lil' O's label to market small-sized sweet onions it previously didn't market. Glennville, Ga.-based Bland Farms LLC has launched Lil O's, a line of miniature gourmet sweet onions , said Delbert Bland, president.

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  9. Niger May Have Arrested Militant With Ties to US AmbushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Voice of America

    In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons, Georgia, Oct. 5, 2017, upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Delware.

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  10. Global Partnership for Telehealth Honors Partners at 9th Annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    Georgia-based telehealth networking agency Global Partnership for Telehealth recently honored four partners with awards at its 9th Annual Conference in Jekyll Island, GA. The organization gave Piedmont Health System in Atlanta the Award for Excellence in Telehealth and honored Susan McLendon, with Meadows Regional Health System in Vidalia, with the Telehealth Leadership Award.

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  11. Rockler Woodworking and Hardware to host Make & Take classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | MDJonline.com

    Make this jewelry tree in a free class held at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware on May 5. Photo special to the MDJ.

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  12. Suppliers aim for more Vidalia onions at foodserviceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | Packer

    The Vidalia Onion Committee's redesigned website highlights the appeal of Vidalia onions for us in foodservice with its "Hand-Picked by chefs" message. Some say there's room for plenty of growth in foodservice.

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  13. BCHS rallies past Toombs County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | 13WMAZ.com

    Bleckley trailed Toombs County 5-1 after two and a half innings but scored six unanswered runs to win 7-5 Wednesday night. Carter Raffield was 2 for 3 with a two-run double.

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  14. Vidalia growers contend their onions are bestRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 12 | Packer

    While acknowledging increasing competition from sweet onions grown in other U.S. regions and imported from other countries, Vidalia onion grower-shippers are confident their product has the best flavor and texture. Sweet onions come in a variety of colors from a range of growing districts, but none approach the Vidalia product, growers and marketers from the Vidalia district say.

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  15. Barbara Joyce Lanier MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Metter Advertiser

    Barbara Joyce Lanier Mercer, 68 of Metter, reunited with her parents in her eternal home on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 after an extended illness. She was born to the late John William and Mary Elizabeth Williams Lanier on January 17, 1950.

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  16. Vidalia onion suppliers plan vigorous promotionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Packer

    The Vidalia Onion Committee has redesigned its website with the help of public relations agent Porter Novelli. The Vidalia onion industry has plans for an aggressive promotional season, said Bob Stafford, interim director of the Vidalia Onion Committee in Vidalia, Ga.

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  17. Raffield gets first win as BCHS wins at East Laurens.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | 13WMAZ.com

    Carter Raffield struck out eight in four innings for his first pitching win of the season as BCHS won 3-1 at East Laurens. Sam Knighton went the final three for the save. Lane Kitchens was 2 for 3. The Royals host Toombs County today at 5:45 pm

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  18. Metter High soccer teams advance to post-seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Metter Advertiser

    The Metter High Lady Tiger Soccer team played a tough Toombs County team last week and lost in double overtime by a score The effort and determi- nation that each player displayed was outstand- ing with goals coming from Shay Johnson, Pay- ton Blanchett and Johana Sanchez. This concludes the regular season for the tory by qualifying for the sub-region playoffs as the third seed with a chance to advance to the state play- offs on the line.

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  19. ECI upsets Tigers, 18-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Metter Advertiser

    ... turned around for the Tigers later in the week when they stole the lead late in the game in a 7-3 victory over Toombs County on Friday. The game was tied at three with Metter batting in the bottom of the sixth when Tucker Attebery singled on a 2-1 ...

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  20. Amazon is good for the Postal ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Times Georgian

    When my kitchen TV recently went dead, I was ready to go out and buy a new one locally and install it the same day. I do believe in supporting local businesses.

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