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  1. Lake Chickamauga Readies for Yeti FLW College Fishing Event presented by Bass Pro ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | FishingWorld

    The 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing season will continue next week when college teams from the Southeastern Conference gather to compete at the YETI FLW College Fishing event at Lake Chickamauga presented by Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, May 5. The tournament, hosted by the Rhea Economic & Tourism Council, is the third and final regular-season events for anglers in the Southeastern Conference, and will feature a top prize of a $2,000 club scholarship and an invitation to compete in the 2019 College Fishing National Championship.

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  2. Roger E. PyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Observer

    He is survived by his devoted daughter Pamela and son-in-law James Brown and his sweetheart Juna Todd. He is also survived by his sister Beverly Leising; niece Nancy McDonald; nephews Kevin Pyle, Herbert Leising Jr., Thomas Leising and Roger Leising and great nieces and greatnephews.

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  3. General Dynamics freshens 40-year Army relationship with another winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Washington Technology

    It is every contractor's goal is to "own" their customer and General Dynamics seems to have achieved that goal with a recent $300 million win to operate and maintain IT networks for the Army. The new contract is known as IT Support Services 3 and covers network and maintenance operations, storage management, information assurance, engineering and installation, web services and communications support.

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  4. Eric Church to Release LP of Cover Songs by Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Bob Seger, Billy Joel & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    Eric Church treated his fans to more than 100 songs on his 2017 live album, 61 Days in Church . The songs were recorded over the course of Eric's 61-date Holdin' My Own Tour.

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  5. Missing woman foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Herald-Gazette

    Megan M. Littleton, who has been missing since at least April 8, has been found safe.

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  6. Gordon Wade Arbogast Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | 24-7 Press Release

    JACKSONVILLE, FL, April 17, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gordon Wade Arbogast, PhD, PE, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Arbogast celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in her field.

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  7. Manchester player pulls off record-setting season en route to All-Bi-City honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... in the Class A Public bracket. Manchester won its opening game of the state tournament before falling to Wilkinson County, the eventual state champion. The loss brought Hill an unsavory close to his high school career, but despite its ending, Hill ...

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  8. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | WSB-TV

    Chattooga GA-Whitfield GA-Polk GA-Walker GA-Gordon GA-Haralson GA- Bartow GA-Floyd GA- 915 PM EDT SAT APR 14 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHATTOOGA...SOUTHERN WHITFIELD... POLK...SOUTHEASTERN WALKER...WESTERN GORDON...NORTHWESTERN HARALSON...WESTERN BARTOW AND FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM EDT... At 915 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from near Cave Spring to near Cedartown to near Felton... and moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain.

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  9. Polk needs a checkupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Rome News

    Polk County's residents might need to work on their weight, diet and much more based on the latest national report that puts the local area well down on the list of areas that are healthy.

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  10. CommentsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2018 | The Dodge County News

    Dear editor, In recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week , April 8-14, 2018, I'd like to recognize and thank all the employees at Dodge/Wilcox E-911 for their dedication, for their grace under pressure and their compassion when people are most in need.

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  11. Beverly J. PowellRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Beverly J. Powell, 69, of Bethalto, passed away peacefully at 5:30 pm April 7, 2018 at her home with a few close family members. Beverly was a hearing Practitioner at Beltone Offices in Alton for several years before retiring.

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  12. Falcons hire two new defensive coaches for 2018 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Falcoholic

    ... where he played, as a graduate assistant. He was born in Irwinton, Ga., and graduated from high school in Wilkinson County, so it'll be a homecoming for Jones to be back in the Peach State. He'll assist with Bryant Young , the team's main DL coach. ...

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  13. Veteran's Story | Ohio Express band member served in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | News Journal

    Dale Powers, 69, a 1966 Mansfield Senior graduate, was a part of Ohio Express. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam.

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  14. China tariffs could impact Northwest Georgia farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Cedartown Standard Plus

    Beef, pork and soybeans - staples for farmers in Floyd and neighboring counties - are among the U.S. products China plans to impose tariffs on, in retaliation against American tariffs on Chinese high-tech goods. The Tariff Commission of China announced on Wednesday 106 products in line for a 25 percent tariff, including cars, chemicals, cotton, orange juice, whiskey, tobacco, and several lubricants and plastic products.

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  15. Floyd ranks in top 50 healthy Ga. countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Rome News

    Floyd County is well-known for its comparatively high number of physicians, but several other factors also come into play to put it among the top 50 healthiest counties in Georgia.

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  16. WWII Letters from Readers- January 2009Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | HistoryNet

    When I went through the June/July 2008 issue of World War II magazine, I found a pleasant surprise: an article about a soldier who also drew cartoons on his mail home . I was attached to the 10th Armored Division, both at Fort Benning, Georgia, and at Camp Gordon, Georgia, before going overseas to Europe.

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  17. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WSB-TV

    GAZ005-007-012-013-010545- Gilmer GA-Gordon GA-Pickens GA-Murray GA- 1154 PM EST WED FEB 28 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN GILMER...GORDON... PICKENS AND SOUTHERN MURRAY COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 AM EST... At 1153 PM EST...a strong thunderstorm was over Oostanaula, or near Calhoun...moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, heavy rain, and possibly some lightning..

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  18. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WSB-TV

    GAZ002-004-005-011-012-019-010315- Chattooga GA-Whitfield GA-Walker GA-Gordon GA-Murray GA-Floyd GA- 926 PM EST WED FEB 28 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHATTOOGA...SOUTHERN WHITFIELD... SOUTHEASTERN WALKER...WESTERN GORDON...SOUTHWESTERN MURRAY AND NORTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM EST... At 925 PM EST...a line of showers and thunderstorms extended from near Center Post to near Menlo, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, heavy rain, and possibly some lightning.

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  19. Tree plantings taking place across Chatham County for Ga Arbor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The official Georgia Arbor Day is always the third Friday of February each year. This year, it falls on Friday, Feb. 16. The Savannah Tree Foundation is partnering with local governments to plant trees in observance of Arbor Day as part of hurricane recovery efforts.

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  20. David F. 'Buddy' Scrivens, 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | IBerkshires

    He was born in North Adams on July 13, 1945 a son of the late William Henry and Isabelle Elizabeth Scrivens. David attended schools in North Adams, including McCann Technical High School.

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