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  1. Commissioners discuss taking over recreation departmentRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Dodge County News

    ... not know the cost of per mile when the original list was approved and that bidding the road repairs out with Laurens County some additional miles were added to the list. Peacock submitted the following 13.1 miles of roads for consideration of ...

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  2. Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dublin This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | 13WMAZ.com

    1. Kick up your heels during the Laurens County Rodeo beginning Friday, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. at Southern Pines Ag & Expo Center located at 575 Southern Pines Road. Gates open with vendors and family entertainment again Saturday, April 18th at ...

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  3. Commissioners discuss taking over recreation departmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Dodge County News

    ... not know the cost of per mile when the original list was approved and that bidding the road repairs out with Laurens County some additional miles were added to the list. Peacock submitted the following 13.1 miles of roads for consideration of ...

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  4. Dublin man killed in house fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says 72-year-old Forrest A. Marshall of Dublin was killed when his house caught fire Tuesday evening. Hudgens says the cause of the fire is unclear, and the Laurens County Rural Fire Department is helping in the investigation.

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  5. Optometrist dies in Laurens County house fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | 13WMAZ.com

    The state fire marshal's office says it happened around 7 p.m. at a home at 801 Gordon Edwards Road. That's off Highway 441, north of Dublin.

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  6. Dublin man killed in house fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says 72-year-old Forrest A. Marshall of Dublin was killed when his house caught fire Tuesday evening. Hudgens says the cause of the fire is unclear, and the Laurens County Rural Fire Department is helping in the investigation.

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  7. Report: People are moving away from Middle GeorgiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... percent) showed population growth in the estimates. Counties losing population in the estimates ranged from Laurens County -- down just 17 people from the year before, or 0.04 percent -- to Peach County’s loss of 557 people, or 2.02 percent. ...

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  8. Middle Georgians fare well in health studyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... healthiest county in the state. Other places that improved were Jones County, up five slots to 49th, and Laurens County, up four positions to 80th. The biggest local change was in Twiggs County, which fell 39 places to 133th. That was the ...

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  9. 12th District GOP candidates to hold debatesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | Statesboro Herald

    ... for 6:30 p.m. March 31 at Ogeechee Technical College. The others are as follows: - Tuesday, April 8 - Laurens County (Dublin High School) - 6 p.m. - Thursday, April 24 - Richmond County (location TBA) - 6 p.m. - Thursday, May 1 - Coffee County ...

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  10. Top 10 reasons to visit Dublin this weekendRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... thousands of additional reasons to attend the St. Patrick's Book Sale March 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Laurens County Library. Located at 801 Bellevue Avenue, the library offers thousands of titles from every genre of new and used books, VHS ...

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  11. First Slice 3/6/14: Atlanta traffic is bad, but not the worstRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... this year in Atlanta. First we learned that Flux Night will not happen and now we know the Redneck Games of Laurens County have been scratched for 2014. A new executive order has been issued that imposes a ban on visas for any Ukrainian or Russian ...

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  12. Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council announces...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Clarksville Online

    ... selected from 65 applicants after a nationwide search. Wray currently serves as the President of the Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority (DLCDA), a position he filled in July 2010. While there, he has played a key role in job creation and ...

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  13. Wray new executive director of Clarksville-Montgomery County EDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Leaf-Chronicle

    ... a nationwide search, officials said in the news release. He currently serves as the president of the Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority (DLCDA), a position he filled in July 2010. "While there, he has played a key role in job creation and ...

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  14. Dublin, East Laurens High Schools named AP Challenge SchoolsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | 13WMAZ.com

    Dublin High School and East Laurens County High School were named 2014 AP Challenge Schools by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.

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  15. National Weather Service confirms Laurens tornadoRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that severe storm damage in Laurens County on Friday was caused by a tornado.

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  16. Weather team to survey Laurens wreckageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... were damaged and a barn and several out-buildings were destroyed, she said. Major Keith Golden of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office reports significant damage around U.S. 441 near Buckeye Road toward East Dublin. The National Weather Service ...

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  17. One woman’s view of Laurens County wreckage: ‘I’m glad I’m alive’Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    The morning sky flashed mean, and the heavens opened up. Trees crashed down, windows shattered, a trampoline set sail, houses shook and one was torn clean in two, but somehow folks survived.

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  18. Storms damage homes, bring down trees in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... Elsewhere, in central Georgia, The Courier Herald of Dublin reported that more than 50 homes in northern Laurens County were affected by a storm that left debris scattered across yards and on rooftops. There were no immediate reports of injuries. ...

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  19. Storms damage homes, bring down treesRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... plunging temperatures to the region. The Courier Herald in Dublin reports that more than 50 homes in northern Laurens County were impacted by a storm Friday, with debris scattered across yards and on rooftops. There were no immediate reports of ...

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  20. Tornado Warning in Laurens CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | 13WMAZ.com

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for northeast Laurens County and central Johnson County until 9 a.m.

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