Friday Aug 22
Police officer shot at during confrontation
Fitzgerald Police Chief Bill Smallwood said Officer Clint Ferguson was talking to 23-year-old Anthony Johnson early Friday morning.
Post To Buy American Blanching Co.
Post Holdings Inc. on Aug. 7 struck a stock purchase agreement to acquire American Blanching Co., a manufacturer of peanut butter, for $128 million American Blanching makes peanut butter for national brands, private label retail and industrial markets and provides peanut blanching, granulation and roasting services for the commercial peanut ... (more)
Rondy Harper, 72, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side.
Funeral services for Melvin Mashburn, 80, of Rebecca will be held at 3 p.m. today at Amboy Baptist Church in Turner County.
Foundation awards scholarships to 262 students
A total of 262 students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will receive over $350,000 in scholarships from the ABAC Foundation when classes begin for the fall semester on Aug. 13. Foundation Scholarship recipients include Cole Harper, an agribusiness and agricultural economics major from Ocilla; Katy Johnson, a rural studies major from Chula; ... (more)