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  1. Could transportation funding in state hit a roadblock?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Effingham Herald

    The overall disrepair of Georgia's roads and bridges has reached the point where the state's political and business leaders agree that "something must be done." Anyone who's been caught in the bumper-to-bumper traffic jams that choke most of the major highways would probably agree with that, so it's not really a controversial issue.

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  2. 3 car pile up hampers lunchtime traffic in ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WALB-TV Albany

    A construction crew was already working on the front of Anna Mashburn's home Monday afternoon, but not because she was adding on to it or remodeling. The work was being done because a suspected drunk driver drove his truck through her home around 8 p.m. Sunday night.

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  3. Lowndes Sheriff's Office receive big grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WALB-TV Albany

    A construction crew was already working on the front of Anna Mashburn's home Monday afternoon, but not because she was adding on to it or remodeling. The work was being done because a suspected drunk driver drove his truck through her home around 8 p.m. Sunday night.

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  4. Shooting suspect turns himself in to policeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ocilla Police say 46-year old Kenny Martin turned himself in Monday morning. Martin has been charged with aggravated assault in last Wednesday's shooting of Terrence Mack.

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  5. Person arrested in shooting that killed Auburn football playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The first of two teams representing South Georgia football took the field Friday afternoon in Atlanta.The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title.The two teams battled closely in the first half, locking in at 6-6.In the second half though, momentum got away from the Indians.A botched snap on a punt and a safety, lead to nine unanswered points from the Red Devils.Hawkinsville would go on to win 15-6.Irwin County head co... The first of two teams representing South Georgia football took the field Friday afternoon in Atlanta.The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title.The two teams battled closely in the first half, locking in at 6-6.In the second half though, momentum got away from the Indians.A botched snap on a punt and a safety, lead to ... (more)

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The first of two teams representing South Georgia football took the field Friday afternoon in Atlanta.The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title.The two teams battled closely in the first half, locking in at 6-6.In the second half though, momentum got away from the Indians.A botched snap on a punt and a safety, lead to nine unanswered points from the Red Devils.Hawkinsville would go on to win 15-6.Irwin County head co... It's the 20 year anniversary of the last time Colquitt won a state title.Sure, there have been trips to the dome and chances to win the championship, like Sihiem King's brother had in 2010.But two decades later, junior tight end Shaun Bonner can suit up on Saturday and win a GHSA state title for Colquitt County.Just like his dad, Shaun Bonner, Sr, did back in 1994."

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  7. Albany symphony concert draws good crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The first of two teams representing South Georgia football took the field Friday afternoon in Atlanta.The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title.The two teams battled closely in the first half, locking in at 6-6.In the second half though, momentum got away from the Indians.A botched snap on a punt and a safety, lead to nine unanswered points from the Red Devils.Hawkinsville would go on to win 15-6.Irwin County head co... The first of two teams representing South Georgia football took the field Friday afternoon in Atlanta.The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title.The two teams battled closely in the first half, locking in at 6-6.In the second half though, momentum got away from the Indians.A botched snap on a punt and a safety, lead to ... (more)

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  8. The Locker Room Report (12/12/14) Pt. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Irwin County Indians took on the Hawkinsville Red Devils at the Georgia Dome for the GHSA Division 1 A state title. You know, they'll be glad 10 years from now," Nobles said.

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  9. Hawkinsville defeats Irwin County for Class A-Public titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Times

    Warren Singletary scored on a pair of short touchdown runs and Hawkinsville defeated Irwin County, 15-6, for the Georgia High School Association Class A-Public state football title on Friday at the Georgia Dome. Singletary scored from a yard out in the third quarter after a 3-yard touchdown in the second quarter, with both scores coming after bad snaps on punt attempts by Irwin County .

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  10. Warrant signed, suspect sought in Ocilla shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police said they believe Martin may still be in the area, and brought in U.S. Marshals to help in the search. Investigators do not have a motive yet in the shooting, but said Martin made threats to shoot Mack and some others and may try to fulfill those threats.

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  11. Ocilla police search for gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    The suspect shot a man this afternoon, around 5:45 p.m. in front of a home at 208 West McKinley, according to police.

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  12. Cagle urges 'big and bold' approach to transportation issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Times

    In the face of a nationwide infrastructure crisis, Georgia needs to be "big and bold" in meeting its long-term transportation needs, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle told a large gathering of transportation officials Tuesday.

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  13. Transportation funding key topic at legislative conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    Don't expect any specific proposals on transportation funding to come out of this week's biennial conference for newly elected state legislators at The University of Georgia . Recommendations from a legislative study committee that held eight hearings on the issue across Georgia this fall won't be released until later this month, state Rep. Jay Roberts , one of the committee's co-chairmen, said Monday afternoon during a discussion panel on transportation funding.

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  14. Irwin County Indians prepares for title shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    Folks in Ocilla are preparing to head to Atlanta this week, hoping to see the Irwin County High School football team win a state championship. The Indians beat Commerce Friday to earn a spot in the single-A title game at the Georgia Dome.

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  15. The end of the road: Tigers fall at Irwin CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Commerce Tigers bent but did not break for much of Friday night's semifinal state playoff game. But in the end, a worn down defense couldn't contain the raw speed of Irwin County as the Indians ran away with a 28-7 win.

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  16. The Incarceration of Jefferson DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Examiner.com

    Jefferson Davis was captured and held in Fortress Monroe near Norfolk, Virginia for a period of just a few days short of two years. His incarceration began on May 22, 1865 and ended on May 13, 1867.

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  17. High school scoreboard: Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Times

    Commerce took a 7-0 lead into halftime, but Irwin County solved the Tigers' defense after the break to win 28-7 in the Class A Public football semifinal on Friday in Ocilla. Caleb Brooks put Commerce on the board first on an 18-yard run.

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  18. Emotions flow, but Commerce resolute after setback in state semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The parents, brothers, sisters, girlfriends, teachers, former players and other supporters surrounded the Commerce players near midfield after the buzzer sounded on the 28-7 loss to Irwin County. Defensive lineman Brevin Knox was at the center of the huddle.

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  19. Commerce's playoff run ends with 28-7 loss to Irwin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Commerce coach Michael Brown knew Irwin County would have answer for whatever the Tigers threw at them in the Class A Public semifinal on Friday. And throughout the second half, that answer was senior Jakryon Young, who scored four second-half touchdowns to help propel Irwin County to a 28-7 victory over visiting Commerce .

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  20. State Semifinals: Buford rolls in 8th straight finals; Commerce falls to No. 2 Irwin CountyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... dominant as well allowing just seven total points in its two playoff wins in Class A Public. But No. 2 seed Irwin County, which came in as one of the top offensive teams in the classification, exploded for 21 second half points as the Indians wore ...

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