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Friday Aug 22 | WALB-TV Albany

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.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Food Processing

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)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Rondy Harper

Rondy Harper, 72, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Melvin Mashburn

Funeral services for Melvin Mashburn, 80, of Rebecca will be held at 3 p.m. today at Amboy Baptist Church in Turner County.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Tifton Gazette

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)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Fitzgerald Teen selected to a prestigious Youth Advisory Board

Ten new inspiring teens from around the country were recently selected to join a Youth Advisory Board to help fight childhood obesity and one Fitzgerald teen was included in that elite group.

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