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  1. Three arrested after high-speed police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... People of Worth County will have a second chance to express their thoughts on fire protection issues, some Lake Blackshear residents are demanding for full-time firefighters for their growing community. However, for other neighboring areas residents ...

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  2. Vehicle hits tree on Balylock St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... People of Worth County will have a second chance to express their thoughts on fire protection issues, some Lake Blackshear residents are demanding for full-time firefighters for their growing community. However, for other neighboring areas residents ...

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  3. Suspect tries to break out of cruiser after burglary arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... People of Worth County will have a second chance to express their thoughts on fire protection issues, some Lake Blackshear residents are demanding for full-time firefighters for their growing community. However, for other neighboring areas residents ...

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  4. How they're Bitin': Southwest Georgia fishing - Aug. 29, 2014 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Albany Herald

    An update on fishing prospects at lakes Seminole, Blackshear and Walter F. Georgia, along with the Flint River.

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  5. South Worth Co. residents join fight for fire protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... minute response time. County commissioners met Monday night to discuss bringing better fire service to the Lake Blackshear area, but frustrations boiled over. Worth County resident Gary Thrash said, "Immediately there was total chaos. Everybody was ...

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  6. UGA Football: Versatile Hicks does it all for Bulldogs' offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... catches with a touchdown) against Clemson in the opener last season and started six games, but the junior from Blackshear lost playing time, mostly because of his blocking. Now Bobo has pegged Hicks to help Georgia in a multi-faceted role, including ...

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  7. Boat builder employee arrested after lake crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... were shot in the 1000 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard, about 10:30 at night. A late night boat crash on Lake Blackshear led to search on the water overnight. It happened around 11:45 pm Sunday, after officials say a boat struck a boathouse ...

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  8. Boat crashes into boathouse on Lake BlackshearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | WALB-TV Albany

    A late night boat crash on Lake Blackshear led a to search on the water overnight.

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  9. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - Aug. 22, 2014 weekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Albany Herald

    Here is a look at this weekend's prospects on the Flint River and at lakes Seminole, Blackshear and Water F. George.

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  10. Rain helps golf cart fire fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... fighters. Crisp Co. Sheriff Billy Hancock says the call to Randy Brown Yamaha in southern Crisp County near Lake Blackshear came around 4:50PM. Sheriff Hancock says a workshop next to where the golf carts is where the fire happened, and there is a ...

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  11. With help of actress Pam Grier, huge effort helps rescue six puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... rescue group Pilots n’ Paws Pet Rescue Service flew the mixed-breed dogs from the Macon Downtown Airport to Blackshear, where they will spend a week in quarantine before flying off to Delaware. What started with local animal rescuers quickly ...

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  12. Janis PressleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Drive, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Mrs. Pressley was born Feb. 4, 1952, in Blackshear, Georgia, to the late Homer Eldon Jacobs and the late Viola Drawdy Jacobs. She had made her home in Haywood County for the past ...

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  13. Another arrest made in personal care deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... found buried at Rosewood Manor assisted living facility is now in jail. James Jacobs was arrested Wednesday in Blackshear, Pierce County, and charged with financial fraud. Investigators say it's in connection to the death investigation and more ...

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  14. Brooklet Peanut Festival celebrates 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Statesboro Herald

    Tony Murray of the Cook Shack from Blackshear packs down peanuts in boiling water to make sure they cook evenly during the 2013 Brooklet Peanut Festival.

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  15. How Theyre Bitin: Southwest Georgia fishing - Aug. 9, 2014 weekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | The Albany Herald

    Fishing update for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  16. How they're Bitin': Southwest Georgia fishing - Aug. 1, 2014 weekendRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Albany Herald

    These are the current fishing prospects on the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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  17. Southwest Georgia dam failures drill plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and first responder agencies. They will simulate a dam failure at both the Crisp County Power Commission's Lake Blackshear Dam and Georgia Power's Flint River dam. Much like what happened during the 1994 flood. Georgia Power EAP Engineer Billy ...

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  18. Crisp deputies hunt credit card thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Cars were broken into Monday at the Retreat at Lake Blackshear Resort, and purses were taken from at least three vehicles.

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  19. Faces and placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... commercial real estate transactions, real estate taxes and public and affordable housing. Hall is a native of Blackshear and received his bachelor’s degree from Mercer University and his law degree at Mercer’s law school. He represents ...

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  20. Chatham County voters' turnout slow but steady in Tuesday's runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... "It's definitely less than the primary was, but I'd say turnout's been good all throughout the day," said Carolyn Blackshear, the poll manager at the 124 Bull St. location. "The enthusiasm's been good from the voters, and that's great to see. It's ...

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