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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  2. Traffic Alert: Lanes blocked after Coffee Co. fertilizer spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  3. Impressive Henley crews bag nine winsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  4. Cowboys Hill And Stephens Named Big 12 Players Of The WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma State athlete Tyreek Hill and safety Larry Stephens each received Big 12 Player of the Week honors for their performances in Saturday's 38-35 overtime win over Oklahoma, the conference announced today. Hill, who was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown with 45 seconds remaining to tie the game and set the stage for Oklahoma State's Bedlam win over the 18th-ranked Sooners in Norman.

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  5. Coffee county runaway inmate back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... a four-wheeler by Sheriff David Moore who recognized and followed him. Dailey was then taken into custody. Atkinson County Sheriff's deputies transported Tramal Ray Dailey back to Coffee County. Dailey is now back behind bars. He was originally in ...

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  6. Harry W. OrnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Born Feb. 26, 1942, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Charles W. Orner and Jennie E. Krow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: an infant son; a son, Michael W. Orner; and three sisters, Cristabelle Walters, Annabelle Haubrick and Verna Griffith.

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  7. Playoffs return to the Pecan GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Statesboro Herald

    ... for mistakes." The winner of tonight's game will play the winner of the matchup between Irwin County and Atkinson County in next week's quarterfinal round. Mike Anthony may be reached at (912) 489-9408. SUBSCRIBE to the Statesboro Herald print ...

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  8. Willacoochee Mayoral candidate files lawsuit against board of electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Willacoochee man who lost the mayor's race by one vote is suing the Atkinson County Board of Elections. He believes they made several errors that changed the outcome of the election.

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  9. Recount in Willacoochee electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    A recount will take place in the race for Mayor in the town of Willacoochee after one vote decided the winner. In results certified by the Atkinson County Board of Elections, Samuel Newson beat Garry Hall 198 to 197 on November 4th.

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  10. NCCU homecoming to kick off SaturdayRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | HeraldSun.com

    N.C. Central University will hold a kick-off Saturday for a week of homecoming festivities that will include a gospel concert, a parade and a fashion show. A pep rally gets the festivities underway with music, competitions and performances from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium Then on Sunday, the university will crown "Mr. and Miss NCCU" in a free event at 5 p.m. at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium.

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  11. NCCU homecoming to kick off SaturdayRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | HeraldSun.com

    N.C. Central University will hold a kick-off Saturday for a week of homecoming festivities that will include a gospel concert, a parade and a fashion show. A pep rally gets the festivities underway with music, competitions and performances will start at 10 p.m. Saturday at O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium.

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  12. Multiple businesses burglarized overnight in PearsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... explained. Chief Clayton added that the suspect is a known criminal and had just been released from jail in Atkinson County earlier this week. While he hadn't been charged with anything as of Friday night, Chief Clayton believed charges would be ...

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  13. Expert to speak on Sandhills snakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Special to the Daily JournalJeff Beane is pictured with a close-up shot of an Eastern indigo snake in Atkinson County, Georgia. Special to the Daily JournalJeff Beane is pictured with a close-up shot of an Eastern indigo snake in Atkinson County, Georgia.

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  14. Police: Man swallows meth during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Two men are in jail following a two county high speed chase that ended in Atkinson County. The Douglas Coffee Drug Unit tried to stop Terry Britt, Jr. and Justin Jewell on Old Pearson Highway Friday but Britt refused to stop.

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  15. Wilma KelleyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | MainStreetNews.com

    Wilma Inez Kelley, 93, formerly of Martin, Georgia, passed away on Thursday September 25, 2014, following an extended illness. Mrs. Kelley was born on August 18, 1921, in Pearson, Georgia, the daughter of the late Joe Oscar and Inez James Murray.

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  16. Mom alleges North Carolina 5-year-old boy sexually abused in back of busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Durham police are investigating a report that a group of older children sexually assaulted a 5-year-old boy on a North Carolina school bus carrying students home from W.G. Pearson Magnet Elementary School. The story is on the front page of Que Pasa newspaper.

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  17. Murder victim's family shocked, overwhelmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    An Atkinson Co. man remains behind bars after being arrested Friday, charged with murdering his estranged wife over four years ago.Clarence Bennet Gaskins appeared in Magistrate Court in Atkinson County, where he was formally charged with murdering his estranged wife, Rosie Courdle Gaskins, on March 7th, 2010.

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  18. Waiter still hospitalized after hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    An Atkinson Co. man remains behind bars after being arrested Friday, charged with murdering his estranged wife over four years ago.Clarence Bennet Gaskins appeared in Magistrate Court in Atkinson County, where he was formally charged with murdering his estranged wife, Rosie Courdle Gaskins, on March 7th, 2010.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    An arrest has been made in an Atkinson County cold case. The Atkinson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that they have arrested Clarence Bennett Gaskins of for the murder of Rosie Courdle Gaskins.

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  20. Georgia high school football: Five games to watch in Week 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... glance at five South Georgia high school football games to watch Friday. All games are Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Atkinson County (3-0, 0-0) at Charlton County (3-0, 0-0): The Region 2-A opener for both programs, and the first of seven consecutive region ...

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