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  1. Lawsuit considered over controversial electric vehicle feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A component of the recently signed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is not sitting well with many of Georgia's electric vehicle, or EV, owners. Now, an Alpharetta resident is among those contemplating a class-action lawsuit against the state, claiming a new fee unfairly penalizes drivers of zero-emission cars.

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  2. Ocilla mayor steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    Horace Hudgins resigned Monday as the Mayor of Ocilla, to run in the special election for the House of Representative District Seat 155.

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  3. Jerry ButlerRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jerry Lanier Butler, 74, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015. A native of Ocilla, Ga., he was the son of the late Murvin Lanier and Mae Griffin Butler.

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  4. Today In History, May 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WBNS

    Today is Sunday, May 10, the 130th day of 2015. There are 235 days left in the year.

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  5. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Today is Sunday, May 10, the 130th day of 2015. There are 235 days left in the year.

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  6. Irwin's Roberts has things in perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    You don't have to search far in the Irwin County tennis coach's office to find a picture or two of his children. "This one here was taken about a year ago," Roberts says, pointing to a picture taped to his office computer.

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  7. Jay Roberts tapped for Georgia DOT planning directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Business Journal

    The Georgia lawmaker who spearheaded passage of a $900 million transportation funding bill is in line to be the state Department of Transportation's next planning director. Gov. Nathan Deal Friday nominated state Rep. Jay Roberts , R-Ocilla, to succeed Toby Carr , who left the planning director position late last year for an administrative post with The University of Georgia .

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  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Rules and Game, Fish and Parks committees. Roberts sits on the board of the Irwin County-Ocilla Chamber of Commerce and the Irwin County Farm Bureau. He is a member of the Ocilla Rotary Club, serves on the Irwin ...

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  9. South Georgia clinic expects to add 11 news jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WALB-TV Albany

    "This will help patients who do not have insurance enter the healthcare system. It'll provide an appropriate medical home for those patients so that they're blood pressure is controlled, diabetes and they don't end up accessing care at the emergency room," said Dr. Ann Addison.

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  10. Gov. Deal signs bill making fireworks sales legal in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WSTR-FM Atlanta

    The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla, had been tabled and appeared dead at the end of the legislative session. But Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, resurrected it in the closing hours with several last-ditch amendments that made it acceptable to a handful of opponents.

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  11. Georgia Governor signs bill legalizing fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WALB-TV Albany

    Firework are now legal in Georgia. Fireworks have been legally sold in all neighboring states except North Carolina.

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  12. GA Governor Signs Bill Making Fireworks Sales Legal in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WTVC

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia. The measure, signed Tuesday, had stalled in the General Assembly until the last minute when Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, tacked on amendments that solved problems some lawmakers had with the bill.

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  13. Maritime Disaster and a oegreatest trial that never wasa at next roundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Lake County Record-Bee

    America's greatest maritime disaster happened when the steam boat Sultana exploded, killing 1,800 people, on April 27, 1865, near Memphis, Tennessee. UPPER LAKE >> April and May of 1865 had so many things going on in America, some major events just got lost in the shuffle.

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  14. Updated: Ocilla Hospital settles with governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Hospital Authority of Irwin County, Dr. Mahendra Amin, Dr. Ashfaq Saiyed, Dr. Romana Bairan, Dr. Arturo Ruanto, Dr. Concordio Ursal, Dr. Drew Howard, Dr. Steve Anderson, Dr. Robert Reese, and Dr. Marshall Tanner of Irwin Co. Hospital in Ocilla have agreed to pay $520,000 to the government, to resolve allegations that they caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.

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  15. Teen becomes internet star with viral Vine videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    OCILLA, GA - A South Georgia teen who loves to make funny videos has become an international internet sensation, garnering more than 2 million followers on Vine . His name is Brandon Bowen, and he is taking the internet by storm.

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  16. Ocilla teen becomes an internet star with Vine pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WALB-TV Albany

    An Ocilla teenager has become an international internet sensation with more than 2-million followers on vine. Brandon Bowen is taking the internet by storm.

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  17. Hospital Authority Of Irwin County reaches $520,000 settlement to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Business Journal

    The Hospital Authority of Irwin County , Dr. Mahendra Amin, Dr. Ashfaq Saiyed, Dr. Romana Bairan, Dr. Arturo Ruanto, Dr. Concordio Ursal, Dr. Drew Howard, Dr. Steve Anderson, Dr. Robert Reese and Dr. Marshall Tanner agreed to pay $520,000 to resolve allegations that they caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare and Medicaid. The Hospital Authority of Irwin County , Dr. Mahendra Amin, Dr. Ashfaq Saiyed, Dr. Romana Bairan, Dr. Arturo Ruanto, Dr. Concordio Ursal, Dr. Drew Howard, Dr. Steve Anderson , Dr. Robert Reese and Dr. Marshall Tanner agreed to pay $520,000 to resolve allegations that they caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.

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  18. City of Fitzgerald create something special for Civil War anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WALB-TV Albany

    The city has a big sesqui-centennial celebration planned next weekend. Mayor Mark Massee even came up with the concept for the design.

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  19. Ocilla Hospital settles with governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dr. Mahendra Amin, Dr. Ashfaq Saiyed, Dr. Romana Bairan, Dr. Arturo Ruanto, Dr. Concordio Ursal, Dr. Drew Howard, Dr. Steve Anderson, Dr. Robert Reese, and Dr. Marshall Tanner of Irwin Co. Hospital in Ocilla have agreed to pay $520,000 to the government to resolve allegations that they caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.

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  20. It's a Girl-TimpsonRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... born on April 17, 2015 at 4:27 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 20-1/2 inches long. She was delivered at Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla with Dr. Mahendra Amin as the attending physician. Kimmie is the maternal granddaughter of Ralph and Shari ...

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