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  1. Mr. William Ray KentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Heard Citizen

    Mr. Kent was born in Centralhatchee, Georgia on November 23, 1935, the son of the late Claude Kent and Fannie Lee Kent. Mr. Kent served in United States Army from 1958 - 1960.


  2. Isuzu Delivers 500,000th Truck In North AmericaRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced that it has delivered its 500,000th Isuzu-built truck since the brand entered the North American market 31 years ago. The milestone was reached when an N-Series truck was sold to Farmers Home Furniture in Dublin, Ga., which was the 235th Isuzu truck the retail has purchased.


  3. Isuzu Delivers Its 500,000th North American TruckRead the original story

    Tuesday | Trailer/Body Builders

    Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., has delivered the 500,000th Isuzu-built truck since the Isuzu brand entered the North American market in 1984. Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., has delivered the 500,000th Isuzu-built truck since the Isuzu brand entered the North American market in 1984.


  4. Dothan school board chooses Charles Ledbetter as new superintendentRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | District Administration

    The Dothan City School Board voted on Monday to hire Dr. Charles Ledbetter as the new city schools superintendent. Ledbetter's contract still has to be worked out, but board members hope Ledbetter will be able to start work sometime in June.


  5. Dublin City Council to discuss studying mixed-use development on long-vacant siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council on Tuesday will be deciding on a developer's request to study zoning changes that would pave the way for the construction of nearly 400 homes and retail space at a long-vacant site between Dublin Boulevard and Gleason Drive. The four parcel, 80-acre DiManto Property, owned by John DiManto , has stirred up controversy in recent years after San Ramon-based Summerhill Homes proposed a mixed-use development there in 2013, including 161 two-story, single-family homes.


  6. Trask, Marilee HarperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MARILEE HARPER TRASK, 92 LAKELAND - Marilee Harper Trask died Tuesday, May 12, 2015. She was born on February 3, 1923, in Dublin, GA, to James and Carrie Harper.


  7. OLIVER v. McDADERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | FindLaw

    Robert Peter Marcovitch, John Kirk Train IV, Joshua S. Wood, Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial LLC, Atlanta, Scott Wayne McMickle, Stephanie Frasure Brown, McMickle, Kurey & Branch, LLP, Alpharetta, for Oliver et al. Katherine Lee McArthur, Katherine L. McArthur, LLC, Caleb Frank Walker, The Law Firm of Kathy McArthur, Macon, for McDade et al. In Oliver v. McDade, 328 Ga.App.


  8. Man gets two life sentences in Dodge Co. murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 |

    ... at the two robbers had stolen just a few hours earlier, at the home of an Eastman police officer who lived in Laurens County.


  9. National Day of Prayer draws Ludowici crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Coastal Courier

    Several groups gathered Thursday in Ludowici to observe the 64th annual National Day of Prayer. About 30 people met at 11:30 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church to hear Jimmy Howard recite Bible passages.


  10. Dublin's bid for Capital of Culture 2020 launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 |

    The European Capital of Culture is awarded by the European Union for a period of one calendar year. In 2020, Ireland and Croatia have been announced as Europe's chosen countries.


  11. 5th annual Pet Care and Adoption Fair to be held SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WTVM

    For the fifth year, TailsSpin Pet Food & Accessories will be sponsoring the Pet Care and Adoption Fair that will benefit local pet rescue agencies and Jacob G. Smith Elementary. Services available will include low-cost pet vaccinations, Heartworm testing, and low-cost pet micro-chipping provided by Dr. Beth Martin, pet nail clipping provided by TCH Grooming, and dog washing.


  12. What is on this weekendRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Corks 96fm

    The weekend is here! If you're looking for activities this weekend, then look no further. It might be rainy weekend but don't let that dampen those two glorious days off.


  13. Braves sweep past Dublin into Elite 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Heard Citizen

    The 2015 Braves varsity baseball team continued to etch their names into school history Wednesday afternoon sweeping the Dublin Fighting Irish in a sweet 16 doubleheader to earn a spot in the GHSA Class AA state quarterfinals for the first time since 1985. After cruising to a 9-3 win in game one, the Braves took a much different route to victory in the nightcap storming back from a 6-3 deficit during the final two frames to win 8-7.


  14. Meet The Candidates For DCS SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WTVY Dothan

    There will be two receptions held to meet the final two candidates for Superintendent. Both will be held at the Dothan City Board of Education from 5-6 p.m. People are invited to meet Dr. Carla Evers on Monday, May 11th, with Dr. Charles Ledbetter available on Wednesday, May 13th.


  15. State Playoff Sweet 16 Preview: Braves vs. Fighting IrishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Heard Citizen

    ... in Dublin, Georgia. The school is part of the Dublin City School District, which serves the city of Dublin in Laurens County. Although Heard County is a small,one traffic-light rural community, its public school system has gone through some ...


  16. Evers & Ledbetter Named Finalists For DCS Superintendent JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WTVY Dothan

    The Dothan City School System is one step closer to having a new Superintendent. The School Board has named Dr. Carla Evers and Dr. Charles Ledbetter as finalists for the job.


  17. 'Disney Live' brings three classic fairy tales to life in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Morning Call

    Once upon a time, Cinderella had to sweep the floors for her evil stepmother, catch the eye of a handsome prince and wiggle her dainty toes into a glass slipper. Maggie Woodard, the actress/dancer who plays Cinderella in the "Disney Live!" show coming to Stabler Arena in Bethlehem on Thursday, took a crash course in Mandarin when she joined the cast, which toured China for two months last year.


  18. Trinity Christian teams place third, fifth at ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Times-Herald

    Trinity Christian track teams took another big step in its pursuit for a GISA state championship last week, each placing among the top-five teams in Class AAA on Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium. The Lions, led by Aaron George's individual state title in the 100 meters and second-place efforts by teammates Joseph Armistead and Aaron Johnson, finished third with 53 points.


  19. Sweep 16! Braves Send Bears into HibernationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Heard Citizen

    ... (17-8) advance to round two for the first time since 2011 where they will host the Dublin Fighting Irish from Laurens County. The Irish (20-9) come in as the second seed from Region 3-AA. The best-of-three series will feature a doubleheader at HHS ...


  20. Goodwill Job Fair Boot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 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.