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12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Decatur County decides to stand behind indicted deputies

Decatur County leaders will pay legal fees for indicted deputies. Federal prosecutors say a man's civil rights were violated when he was roughed up during an arrest and some officers lied during the investigation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Thomasville Times Enterprise

U.S. 84 speed limit hiked

Anyone who traveled recently on U.S. 84 West between Thomasville and Bainbridge might have noticed speed limit signs now read 65 instead of 55. The Georgia Department of Transportation raised the limit from the west side of Thomasville to the east side of Bainbridge based on the results of a recent study.

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Related Topix: Thomas County, GA, Thomasville, GA, Bainbridge, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Mae Etta Johnson

Mae Etta Johnson, 86, of Attapulgus died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her residence.

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Related Topix: Attapulgus, GA

WALB-TV Albany

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Brad E. Barber has been named as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 30, 2014 of The First National Bank of Decatur County.

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Related Topix: Bainbridge, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Awesome Map Reveals Dirty Sounding Cities Around The World

Geotechnologist Gary Gale has created an awesome map that highlights all the dirty-sounding places in the world.

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Related Topix: Climax, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Lake Park vet offering low cost rabies vaccines, micro chipping

Dr. Alba Sosa may not have been too busy giving pets their rabies vaccines on Friday, but come Saturday that will likely change.

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Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Lake Park, GA, Vaccinations, Health, Valdosta, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Decatur County man has conviction overturned

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision throwing out the 2002 conviction of Jimmie Ray Williams on sexual molestation of his 13-year old stepdaughter and her 14-year old friend.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Effingham Herald

The 224th Methodist camp meeting

Prominent Methodists stand outside their tent in 1936. They are, from left to right: Rev.

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Effingham County, GA, Springfield, GA, Brinson, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

The Family Badge

US Justice Department

The indictment charges that Griffin used excessive force during the arrest of a civilian, A.P., at the Bainbridge BikeFest motorcycle event in Bainbridge, Georgia, on Sept.

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Related Topix: Bainbridge, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

"No Prostitution" sign vandalized

An Albany woman says she won't let vandals slow down her campaign to end crime in her neighborhood.Pat Ward put up a sign near her home on West Lincoln Avenue declaring it a No Prostitution Zone.Somebody spray painted over the words Wednesday.Ward is asking the young artist who created the first sign to make an even better one.

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Related Topix: Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Grady County, GA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Tifton Gazette

New season splits some rivalries, keeps others

The calendar is rolling to a new school year in the land of the Georgia High School Association.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Tift County, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Colquitt County, GA, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Bainbridge, GA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Miss Georgia gets right to work

Decatur County native Maggie Bridges says, as the oldest of five siblings, being a role model sort of comes natural.

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