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  1. Broadcasting pioneer receives Legacy Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Greg A. Davis, Sr., founder, president and CEO of Davis Broadcasting, received the of the 2017 Legacy Leadership Award Monday morning at the 32nd Annual Black History Month Observance Breakfast at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center in Columbus, Georgia. During Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson's State of the City speech Friday at Columbus State University she spoke on several topics, including crime.

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  2. Learn about collecting art by African AmericansRead the original story

    42 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host a free talk on collecting works by African American artists with guest Curlee Raven Holton and collectors Larry and Brenda Thompson this Thursday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m. The lecture is in conjunction with the museum's exhibition "Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection," on view through May 7. "Expanding Tradition" is the second exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art to show selections from the Thompsons' collection. Shawnya Harris, the museum's Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, will lead the discussion between Holton and the Thompsons.

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  3. Getting ready to workRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    The Troup County Board of Commissioners discussed a grant from the department of corrections that would make it possible to provide workforce training to inmates - and increase those inmates' chances to reenter the work force - during its regular work session on Friday.

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  4. After Matthew, state scrambles to reopen NC roads before springRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    "For the longest time, there was no one," said Herring, who has managed the business on N.C. 41 in Robeson County for more than a decade. "There was no traffic to speak of."

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    State and local authorities are investigating the death of a Valdosta State Prison inmate. The Georgia Department of Corrections says 41-year-old Thomas Willis was found unresponsive in his cell at 2:57 p.m. Thursday.

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  6. Nighttime closures expected all week on King George Blvd for bridge constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    A big step is coming for the King George Flyover Project in Chatham County beginning on Monday, Feb. 20, that will impact residents and drivers in that area. Bridge construction will begin Monday night through Friday night with intermittent road closures.

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  7. Camp educates students about poverty and homelessness in the valleyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley recently hosted its 8th annual Youth Camp. The camp, for seventh graders from 22 area middle is sponsored by Aflac.

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  8. Editorial: Protect our police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    Over the past 12 months, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle says, 10 public safety officers have died in the line of duty in Georgia.

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  9. Convicted felon arrested in 2014 Navassa shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man wanted in a 2014 shooting in Navassa was arrested Saturday following his release from the Georgia Department of Corrections. According to Navassa Police Chief Preston Howell, Anthony Anderson, 24, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill, and possession of a firearm by a felon in the Jan. 8, 2014 shooting of then-19-year-old Tyshon McMillian.

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  10. State Scrambles to Reopen Roads Ahead of Spring PlantingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    "For the longest time, there was no one," said Herring, who has managed the business on N.C. 41 in Robeson County for more than a decade. "There was no traffic to speak of."

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  11. Protect our police officers: Back the badgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Over the past 12 months, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle says, 10 public safety officers have died in the line of duty in Georgia.

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  12. Gainesville airport could get runway, terminal upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times

    Runway and terminal upgrades at the Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport are expected to move forward when Gainesville City Council addresses funding of those projects at its meeting Tuesday. City Council is poised to approve a resolution that would commit the city to its share of a 50 percent local match to a $500,000 federal grant to upgrade its almost 75-year-old airport terminal building.

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  13. Rep. Deffenbaugh's Legislative ReportRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    My colleagues and I returned to the State Capitol and went back to work on Tuesday, February 14, for our sixth week of the 2017 legislative session.

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  14. Questions about citya s finances sparks discussion about 1999 SPLOST dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Dollars from a 1999 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax are still rolling into city coffers, despite attempts from local officials to address the problem, according to administrators. after Mayor Pro Tem Evelyn Pugh expressed concern about the way the state is handling the one cent sales tax.

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  15. Construction on King George Boulevard continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    A big step is coming for the King George Flyover Project in Chatham County this Monday which will impact residents and drivers in that area. Bridge building will begin Monday night through Friday night with intermittent road closures.

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  16. Georgia bill examines sexual assaults on college campusesRead the original story

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    Petitions are circulating against a Georgia bill that lawmakers are proposing will change the way sexual assaults on college campuses are reported. House Bill 51 requires any official or employee of a post-secondary institution with information that a felony occurred on campus to report the incident to law enforcement.

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  17. Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wired

    The last time the Pentagon directed all of its bases to raise their threat level, the danger came from an unlikely source: social media . That's where accounts connected to ISIS posted the names and home addresses of US military personnel and encouraged terrorists to attack them.

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  18. Public hearing set on Plant Hammond wastewater discharge permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Rome News

    Georgia Power has submitted its request for the reissuance of an existing permit to discharge wastewater from Plant Hammond into Smith Cabin Creek and the Coosa River.

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  19. Lawmakers work on changes to medical cannabis programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    For several years, he has been using cannabis oil to treat his son, Jagger, who has a rare and terminal neurological disorder called Leigh's disease. The oil has allowed him to cut back on using pharmaceuticals, including opioids, to treat his son's seizures, breathing problems, and other symptoms.

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  20. AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Georgian

    As he seeks to get his struggling administration back on track, President Donald Trump is interviewing at least four potential candidates to serve as his new national security adviser. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says that Trump will interview his acting adviser, retired Army Lt.

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