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  1. BASS, TRELLIS "SAM"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Lakeland Ledger

    TRELLIS 'SAM' BASS, 84 LAKELAND - Trellis 'Sam' Bass, 84, died Wednesday, 10/15/14. He was born 7/29/30 in Cadwell, GA.

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  2. Monster Energy CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Courier Herald

    The Academic Achievement Center is an educational resource with a variety of services available to Helms College students as well as members of the communities in Middle Georgia and the CSRA.

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  3. VA legislation gaining ground in Georgia, senator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Though the details are still being fine-tuned, new legislation that provides for more timely care and improved accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs is beginning to take hold in Georgia, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson said Thursday. During a visit to The Augusta Chronicle, the Republican said his office began working with a Georgia veteran this week to have a private surgeon complete a bone marrow transplant after the Atlanta VA Medical Center deferred the procedure to the agency's hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

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  4. Frederica visits Bulloch for region showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Statesboro Herald

    The second barricade blocking Bulloch Academy's road to a possible GISA Region 2-AAA title will be put up tonight by Frederica Academy.

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  5. Missing dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Courier Herald

    The Academic Achievement Center is an educational resource with a variety of services available to Helms College students as well as members of the communities in Middle Georgia and the CSRA.

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  6. Coffman's Parker is lauded for her teaching methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | This Week Community News

    As an environmental science teacher, Donna Parker said she liked her odds for the 2014 Environmental Educator of the Year award. The Coffman High School teacher was recognized by the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District, for her work bringing environmental awareness to students through hands-on projects and visits from industry professionals.

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  7. Celerant Technology Celebrates 15 Years as a Pioneer in Retail TechnologyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | PR.com

    Celerant Technology proudly celebrates its 15th year as an engineer of advanced retail management software. Since 1999, Celerant has worked to foster business expansion across a wide spectrum of locales and industries with its Command Retail software suite.

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  8. Stretch of I-16 in Chatham County to be resurfacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Effingham Herald

    ... Fairbault, Minn., with a scheduled completion date of April 30, 2016. A $12.6 million project is slated for Laurens County. Gregory Bridge Company, of Eatonton, will construct a new two-lane bridge across the Oconee River on Country Club Road, north ...

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  9. Sheriff's Office Cuts Off Jailhouse Interview After Deadly Raid On...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Switched

    ... intruders on Hooks' property on Sept. 24, however, were not criminals. They were part of a SWAT team from the Laurens County sheriff's office, and they were looking for drugs -- largely on the word of a tipster named Rodney Garrett, an avowed meth ...

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  10. Major I-16 & I-20 rehabs announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... carry out the work for $5.4 million; completion expected in Aug. 2015. A $12.6 million project is slated for Laurens County. Gregory Bridge Company, of Eatonton, will construct a new two-lane bridge across the Oconee River on Country Club Road, ...

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  11. SWAT Kills Man on Tip from Addict Who Robbed HimRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Drudge Retort

    ... 34th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year. According to WMAZ TV 13, Laurens County sheriff's deputies with the drug task force and special response team (SWAT team) conducted a no-knock search on Hooks' home ...

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  12. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Business Wire

    Since 1999, Celerant has worked to foster business expansion across a wide spectrum of locales and industries with its Command Retail software suite. To continue that trajectory of innovation and growth, Celerant is now launching the browser-based Stratus Retail, which will provide an enterprise system accessible from any mobile device.

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  13. More Heads Need to Roll at Veterans AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: An Air Force pararescueman conducts tactical field training during a personnel recovery exercise as part of Soaring Angel 14 on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014. Soaring Angel is a joint operation of tactical training and readiness requirements through multiple live scenarios in a simulated deployment environment.

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  14. Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas share friendship that crosses team and racial boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Newsday

    Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker congratulates wide receiver Demaryius Thomas after Thomas scored a touchdown against the Washington Redskins in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Denver. "We always joke that we'll partner up again on the same team," Decker, the Jets' No.

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  15. VA calls for firing of four officials; Phoenix director not on the listRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | KTAR

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has recommended the removal of four senior officials around the country, but missing from that list is the director of the troubled operation in Phoenix. The recommendations, the first under sweeping new personnel powers granted to the department secretary this summer, have come in the last two weeks. 2 comments

  16. Central Bank ruling means the future of city semis is 'all roysh'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Independent.ie

    On the same day this week that the Central Bank killed the last home owning hopes of a generation of young Dubliners - with its new 20pc deposit requirement - a grand total of three one-bedroom apartments was available to let in the Dublin City Centre area in the 900 or less price range. According to a search conducted on Daft.ie, Ireland's leading online rentals portal - the three included two tiny homes in Dublin 1 and one in Dublin 7. Two were priced for 900 and one for 850 per month.

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  17. VA moves to ax 4 senior execs in scandal responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Army Times

    Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks during a news conference during a visit to a Denver veterans hospital on Aug. 6. The Veterans Affairs Department is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays, Gibson said Monday. WASHINGTON - The Veterans Affairs Department said it is firing four senior executives as officials move to crack down on wrongdoing following a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care, and falsified records covering up the delays.

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  18. VA Says It Is Firing 4 Senior OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | KCEN

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it is firing four senior officials -- moves made amid investigations of alleged long wait times at VA medical facilities. The VA said it is in the process of firing the directors of the VA health care systems in Pittsburgh and central Alabama, as well as the director of the VA medical center in Dublin, Georgia, and the VA's deputy chief procurement director in Washington.

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  19. VA Starts to Make Good on Its Promise to Fire More ExecsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Government Executive

    Plans for more heads to roll at the Veterans Affairs Department proceeded apace on Monday night as news broke that top officials under new Secretary Robert McDonald had proposed removal of three more health system executives on top of an earlier announcement about controversial Veterans Health Administration procurement chief Susan Taylor. Reported first by the Associated Press but confirmed by the department and lawmakers, McDonald plans to invoke new VA authority and the law passed in August accelerating the executive removal process in dismissing the following employees: James Talton, director of the Central Alabama VA Healthcare System.

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  20. VA says it is Firing Four Senior OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KIII

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it is firing four senior officials -- moves made amid investigations of alleged long wait times at VA medical facilities. The VA said it is in the process of firing the directors of the VA health care systems in Pittsburgh and central Alabama, as well as the director of the VA medical center in Dublin Georgia, and the VA's deputy chief procurement director in Washington.

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