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  1. Scenes from the OutdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... 2-pound largemouth bass and a 6-pounder 45 minutes apart this spring. Traci was fishing at a private pond in Atkinson County. The fish are biting on lakes, rivers and ponds right now, and the turkey season in Georgia doesn't close until this ...

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  2. Atkinson County authorities investigate homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Atkinson County Sheriff's Office said that a body was discovered around 7 p.m. Saturday off of Highway 64 East.

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  3. A look at second-round playoff baseball seriesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... its opening-round sweep. Commerce (14-15) upset third-seeded Miller County in a three-game series last week. Atkinson County (17-7) is also coming off a three-game series that included a 16-3 loss to Jenkins County.

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  4. State Transportation Board member Shaw dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    Shaw, 67, was elected to the board by state lawmakers from Georgia's 8th Congressional District in 2010 after serving 16 years in the state House of Representatives. He also spent nine years during the 1980s as mayor of the small city of Lakeland in South Georgia.

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  5. Special Photo / Visitors shop at last year's Stone Mountain Farmers Market.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    With the welcoming of the spring season comes one of its most beloved activities - perusing a local farmers market for fresh, locally-grown produce, breads and handmade items. DeKalb County is ripe with such attractions, spread throughout the area, many with longstanding traditions in the community.

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  6. William Craven CarterRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Tallahassee Democrat

    Mr. Carter was a long-time resident of Jacksonville, but had lived in Tallahassee for the past two years.

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  7. Wolfinger, MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Marion Star

    Mary K. Wolfinger MOUNT GILEAD: Mary K. Wolfinger, a lifelong resident of Morrow County, passed away at the Kingston Residence in Marion, Sunday morning, March 1, 2015. She was 96. On May 23, 1918, she was born in Mount Gilead, the youngest of four children of the late Robert Vole and Bertha I. Pearson.

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  8. HITES v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... the following. At the time of the murder, Che Mitchem was living with his wife, Linda Mitchem Schultz, in Atkinson County. Schultz had previously been married to Hites, and Hites was then dating Schultz's sister, Lisa Hamlin. The day before the ...

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  9. Semi runs off rural highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Traffic is starting to flow on U.S. Highway 82 in Atkinson County after a truck ran off the road between Pearson and Willacoochee. Sheriff David Moore says the driver was not injured.

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  10. Davenport tops Lucas Oil field at Golden Isles SpeedwayRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Jonathan Davenport finally closed the deal on Saturday Night at Golden Isles Speedway in Waynesville, Ga. Davenport had led during both of the previous two nights, but suffered misfortune and was unable to finish either feature. 2 comments

  11. Pearson scores Friday Lucas Oil Win at Golden IslesRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Earl Pearson, Jr., seen here from an earlier victory, picked up the Friday night Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory at Golden Isles Speedway. / Photo: Mike Ruefer BRUNSWICK, Ga.

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  12. Precision medicine in action: Genomic test helps solve medical mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message. One Georgia family has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing helped Mayo Clinic neurologist Zbigniew Wszolek, M.D., solve a medical mystery that had left a boy with painful, jerking spasms that at times prevented him from walking or talking.

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  13. New approach enables Mayo Clinic neurologist to diagnose a rare genetic conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic neurologist Zbigniew Wszolek suspected that patient Dustin Bennett was suffering from an undiagnosed genetic disorder. Mayo Clinic Linda Bennett wouldn't give up helping her son, Dustin Bennett.

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  14. Precision medicine in action: Genomic test helps solve medical mysteryRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Science Daily

    Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message. One Georgia family has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing helped a neurologist solve a medical mystery that had left a boy with painful, jerking spasms that at times prevented him from walking or talking.

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  15. Community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    City of Las Cruces Senior Programs: A public hearing from 6 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Sage Cafe, 6121 Reynolds Drive, to offer senior citizens an opportunity to participate in the planning of services and programs, and to gather input on requests for Capital Outlay. Commemoration of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade: At noon today at Albert Johnson Park at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave. Speakers include Michael Mandel, Rev.

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  16. Russellville volunteer honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Courier

    Katherine "Kitty" Carswell of Russellville received the 2014 Arkansas Outstanding Certified Long-Term Care Volunteer Ombudsman Royce Haigwood Award. The award was announced in late 2014 and honors only one volunteer for the state.

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  17. Cotillion Club presents debutantesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | LaGrange Daily News

    The LaGrange Cotillion Club 2014 debutantes during their presentation at Del'Avant on Dec. 29. They are, from left, front row, Kendall Webb, Jade Williford, Chandler Tilley and Hayes Vinson; second row, Victoria Willis, Anna Myers and Anna Beth Aldridge; third row, Riley Penn, Jennifer Ochsenknecht and Skye Mauldin; fourth row, Alex Davison, Rachel ... (more)

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  18. Crews reopen highway after Coffee Co. fertilizer spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    All lanes of U.S. Hwy. 441 South have been reopened near the Atkinson County line after a trailer fell off of a truck and spilled liquid nitrogen fertilizer.

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  19. Traffic Alert: Lanes blocked after Coffee Co. fertilizer spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    All lanes of U.S. Hwy. 441 South have been blocked near the Atkinson County line after a trailer fell off of a truck and spilled liquid nitrogen fertilizer.

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  20. Impressive Henley crews bag nine winsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Henley Standard

    HENLEY Rowing Club took nine victories from two events at Burway Small Boats Head and Wallingford Head of the River. On Saturday, the senior women took a brace of wins in the women's intermediate two singles and doubles events.

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