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  1. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - Jan. 16, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  2. Two Georgia Mountain Lodges Complete a Multi-Million Dollar RenovationRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Hotel Interactive

    ... company that also manages Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA; George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge; Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club; and Little Okmulgee State Park and Lodge. For more information visit: www.coralhospitality.com .

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  3. Girls Roundup: Claxton slips past Country Day 40-32Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | SavannahNow

    ... Teammates La'Freesia Cohen had 10 points and 11 steals and Lanya El-Amin had six points and 14 rebounds. BLACKSHEAR - Sy'marieona Williams scored 20 of her 26 points in the second half to help Johnson rally past Pierce County. Halftime-PC, 25-23. ...

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  4. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - Jan. 16, 2015 weekendRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  5. Two of Georgia's Favorite Mountain Lodges Complete a Multi-Million Dollar RenovationRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | GlobeNewswire

    ... company that also manages Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA; George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge; Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club; and Little Okmulgee State Park and Lodge. For more information visit: www.coralhospitality.com .

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  6. Last of 7 meth conspirators gets long federal prison term, U.S. attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Florida Times-Union

    A Mexican citizen who had previously lived in Blackshear, Ga., was sentenced recently to 18 years in prison for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy that operated in Southeast Georgia and elsewhere, the U.S. attorney said. U.S. District Senior Judge William T. Moore sentenced Eric Arrana-Garcia, 39, last week.

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  7. Atlanta: Mexican citizen gets 18 years in drug trafficking ring with cartel ties.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Eric Arrana-Garcia, 39, a citizen of Mexico who previously lived in Blackshear, Georgia, was sentenced last week by United States District Judge William T. Moore, Jr. to 18 years in prison for his role in a meth conspiracy operating in southeast Georgia and elsewhere. Arrana-Garcia is the last defendant to be sentenced as part of "Operation Ice Breaker," a joint federal and state investigation which targeted a drug trafficking ring with ties to a Mexican drug cartel.

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  8. Southeast Georgia drug ring shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | News 4 Jax

    A 39-year-old Mexican citizen who previously lived in Blackshear, Georgia, was sentenced last week in Savannah to 18 years in prison for his role in a meth conspiracy operating in southeast Georgia and elsewhere. Eric Arrana-Garcia is the last defendant to be sentenced as part of Operation Ice Breaker, a joint federal and state investigation that targeted a drug trafficking ring with ties to a Mexican drug cartel.

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  9. Truck driver goes around high-sided utility trailer, but into oncoming carRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... said. A Chevrolet pickup truck towing a high-sided utility trailer was traveling south on Georgia 15 north of Blackshear about 6:30 p.m. when a Ford pickup truck approached it from the rear, state patrol Cpl. Josh Taylor said. As the Ford truck got ...

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  10. Armed man arrested stealing from Resort coolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Crisp County deputy arrested a man who had a pistol in one hand, and was trying to get something from a locked cooler with the other. Sheriff Billy Hancock said that on Saturday, Deputy Camp was working security at Lake Blackshear Resort, when employees said a man was in the kitchen, trying to get into the cooler.

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  11. Two men killed, man and woman injured in Wednesday night crash near BlackshearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Florida Times-Union

    Two Baxley men were killed and a Waycross man injured Wednesday night when the car in which they were riding was struck head-on by a pickup truck driven by a woman from Baxley, the Georgia State Patrol said. A Chevrolet pickup truck towing a high-sided utility trailer was traveling south on Georgia 15 north of Blackshear about 6:30 p.m. when a Ford pickup truck approached it from the rear, state patrol Cpl.

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  12. A big stack of mail can hold a treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Effingham Herald

    ... es from a scrawled note and a handwritten signature. Robert M. Williams Jr. is an Effingham native, now living in Blackshear. He publishes weekly newspapers in Blackshear, Alma, Folkston, McRae and Forsyth. Email him at rwilliams@atc.cc.

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  13. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - Jan. 2, 2015 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Albany Herald

    These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  14. Governor's Men in the LegislatureRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... today that Reps. Robert Dickey (R-Musella) and Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville) will join Reps. Chad Nimmer (R-Blackshear) and Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville) on his House floor leader team. Senators Butch Miller (R-Gainesville), Mike Dugan ...

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  15. 100-mph tornado damages homes in South Georgia town on Christmas Eve; no one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    An EF-1 tornado with winds around 100 mph damaged homes, snapped trees and toppled power lines on Wednesday near the town of Blackshear, Ga., Pierce County Emergency Management said. Seven homes in the area near Walkerville Road and Spotted Farm Road were damaged by the storm, but no one was injured, officials said.

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  16. NWS: EF-1 tornado touches down in Ga.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    NWS officials said the tornado touched down before 1 p.m. Wednesday in the southwest Bristol area of Pierce County, north of Blackshear.

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  17. Tornado damages homes in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WTLV

    Tornado damages homes in Pierce County An EF-1 tornado is responsible for damaging homes, snapping trees and toppling power lines near Blackshear, Ga. Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: PIERCE COUNTY, Ga.

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  18. Woman murdered by ex-boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: The small town of Blackshear, Georgia is in mourning after a mother of two was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend. CHRISTMAS DAY.

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  19. Everyone has potential to be a customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Effingham Herald

    ... e you, please give me an opportunity to prove we do. Robert M. Williams Jr. is an Effingham native, now living in Blackshear. He publishes weekly newspapers in Blackshear, Alma, Folkston, McRae and Forsyth. Email him at rwilliams@atc.cc.

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  20. Blue Tide snap losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    The Long County High School boys' basketball team finally got their mojo back last week by picking up wins over Pierce County and Jeff Davis County. The Blue Tide beat Pierce County, 51-46, Dec. 13 in Blackshear.

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