Thursday Mar 6
Dalton Daily Citizen
'Held in the highest regard'
In his 80s, Charlie Bowen was chopping firewood for his neighbors during snowstorms and was active enough his family hid a ladder to prevent him from climbing up on the roof to clean gutters.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Abuse victims find comfort in helping abused horses
A lone horse, later named "Lightning," was found abandoned on a road near Homer last fall, thrown away like some heartless people throw out a dog.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Education Notebook: Wesleyan reps go to China
Through a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of State, a delegation of seven Wesleyan College and five Vanderbilt University faculty and staff members were scheduled to travel to Guangzhou, China, on Friday to present a week’s worth of lectures at the schools’ American Cultural Centers at Guangzhou University and Sun Yat-sen University, ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Thomasville Times Enterprise
Energy services recognized in Cairo
Monday evening at the Cairo City Council meeting, the Cairo Energy Services crew was recognized for their assistance in Sandersville during the winter storm, Pax - which brought ice, snow and chaos to the South.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Milledgeville Rotary holds annual speech contest for local students
The contest pitted three local students in a speech that was targeted to the Rotary 4-Way Test or the annual theme of the president of Rotary International, which this year is "Engage Rotary Change Lives."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Meeks Named OFTC's 2014 Rick Perkins Winner
Oconee Fall Line Technical College named English Instructor Kim Meeks as the local college winner of the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's 25 member institutions.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Sandersville florist makes orders with no power, heat
Mickie Hobby, owner of the Enchanted Florist store on Malone Street, didn't let the weather stop her from making her Valentine's Day orders at her shop of 11 years.
Washington Co. Copes with Ongoing Outages
"It's been crazy here. We're not prepared for weather like this. We normally have a little bit of ice, little rain, little bit of snow every so often, but we're not prepared for this kind of weather.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Washington County hard-hit by ice storm
Crews are still working to restore power to thousands of people in Washington County after the ice storm sent trees toppling onto Sandersville city administrator Judy McCorkle said 80% of the city lost power.
Power outages remain widespread east of Atlanta
Pockets of rural Georgia and metro Augusta are struggling with power outages, according to state officials.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Singing River Electric sends crew to Georgia to help restore power lost in winter storm
Singing River Electric sent a 17-member crew and nine vehicles to Sandersville, GA, today to help restore power to Washington EMC customers, according to a company news release.
Southern Pine sending workers to Georgia
TAYLORSVILLE - Southern Pine Electric Power Association is mobilizing employees and equipment to help restore power in Georgia, which has been hit by a severe winter storm.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Holtzclaw is OFTC's 2014 GOAL Winner
Miriam Holtzclaw, an Accounting student at Oconee Fall Line Technical College , has been named as the local college winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership for 2014.