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  1. Enotah Probation Circuit recognized by state DOC, Red CrossRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Georgia Department of Corrections partnered with the American Red Cross and recently awarded Georgia State Prison, Wilcox State Prison, and the Dahlonega-based Enotah Probation Circuit with the first ever Battle of the Badges awards.

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  2. Man unearths Milledgeville family rootsRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | Union-Recorder

    ... all attended Georgia Military College. Atkins' great grandfather, the Rev. E.C. Atkins, was chaplain of Georgia State Prison farm from 1920 until 1936. The reverend encouraged daily Bible reading for nearly 300 men and women in three prison camps, ...

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  3. Local prisoners tied to national phone scamRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | WFXL-TV Fox 31

    ... this phone scam which is occurring in at least 11 other states, is being operated out of this southern Georgia State Prison. The Bergen County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Georgia Department of Corrections, Gwinnett County (GA) ...

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  4. Bergen County Sheriff's Office Makes Arrests in National Phone ScamRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Paramus Post

    ... this phone scam which is occurring in at least 11 other states, is being operated out of this southern Georgia State Prison. The Bergen County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Georgia Department of Corrections, Gwinnett County (GA) ...

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  5. Parker and Moye to wed at private ceremony in MayRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Hazel Bell of Baxley. Morline graduated from Appling County High School. She is currently employed at Georgia State Prison. The groom-elect is the paternal grandson of the late Ruby and L. C. Moye of Soperton and the maternal grandson of the late ...

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  6. Parker and Moye to wed at private ceremony in MayRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Hazel Bell of Baxley. Morline graduated from Appling County High School. She is currently employed at Georgia State Prison. The groom-elect is the paternal grandson of the late Ruby and L. C. Moye of Soperton and the maternal grandson of the late ...

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  7. Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team makes three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... Office. CST investigators also received information on Tuesday that a female corrections officer at Georgia State Prison in Reidsville was planning to buy marijuana and smuggle it into the prison to be sold to inmates. Bulloch County Sheriff's ...

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  8. State corrections officer arrested in marijuana sales plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    A corrections officer at Georgia State Prison in Reidsville was arrested Tuesday after Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators learned of her plans to buy marijuana in Statesboro and sell it to inmates in the prison, authorities said.

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  9. A short history of Georgia's death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... Legislature voted to outlaw it in favor of the electric chair, morbidly nicknamed "Old Sparky," at the Georgia State Prison Farm near Milledgeville. The chair was moved to Reidsville on Jan. 1, 1938. Corrections officials set a record on Dec. 9, ...

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  10. A short history of Georgia's death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... Legislature voted to outlaw it in favor of the electric chair, morbidly nicknamed "Old Sparky," at the Georgia State Prison Farm near Milledgeville. The chair was moved to Reidsville on Jan. 1, 1938. Corrections officials set a record on Dec. 9, ...

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  11. Store Clerk Foils RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... nd was positively identified by the clerk. Further investigation revealed the man served 4 years in the Georgia State Prison System for Armed Robbery and is currently on probation for five years (also out of Georgia) for Burglary.

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  12. MLK discusses Kennedy in rediscovered 1960 tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters who ...

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  13. MLK discusses Kennedy in rediscovered 1960 tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters who ...

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  14. MLK discusses Kennedy in rediscovered tape from 1960Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters who ...

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  15. MLK discusses Kennedy in rediscovered 1960 tapeRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters who ...

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  16. MLK discusses Kennedys' role in his prison releaseRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2014 | TwinCities

    Here's an excerpt from the 1960 audiotape of Martin Luther King Jr. discussing the Kennedys' role in his release from Georgia State Prison.

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  17. Tape sheds light on John F Kennedy's call to Martin Luther King's wifeRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offence and transferred to the Georgia State Prison. "I think Dr King was aware in the tape that he probably did more for John F. Kennedy than perhaps John F. Kennedy did for ...

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  18. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. According to WPLN-FM (http://bit.ly/1icL9NH), the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency now plans to take a ...

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  19. New Martin Luther King Jr. tape sheds light on JFK callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2014 | Green Bay Press-Gazette

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Georgia. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters ...

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  20. Rediscovered tape from 1960 reveals MLK discussing JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | Bradenton.com

    ... King was held for allegedly violating probation for an earlier traffic offense and transferred to the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Ga. The Kennedys intervened, and King was released. Their intervention won the support of black voters who ...

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