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  1. Innovation Direct Tabbed to Represent Universal Shoe Invention to Potential LicenseesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | PR.com

    An innovative and useful new footwear product, the Universal Shoe, has been developed by inventor Rosayln Mobley of Rochelle, Georgia. The invention's unique design renders it an extremely versatile and valuable addition to any wardrobe.

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  2. For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  3. Inmate with illegal cell phone and a dedicated wife on the outside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Florida Times-Union

    Described as a high-ranking leader of a 3,000-member white supremacist prison gang, Christopher Henry has spent the last three years inside Wilcox State Prison. But 36-year-old Henry's imprisonment inside the medium security facility within the city limits of tiny Abbeville, Ga., has done little to hinder his ability to run a large-scale drug operation outside the prison system.

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  4. Prom can be platform for social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Journal Gazette

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  5. A social prom revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Toledo Blade

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Ga., organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. "Human ...

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  6. Jackets sweep region for 2nd straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Statesboro Herald

    The Southeast Bulloch High boys and girls track teams continued their region dominance Tuesday afternoon, sweeping the Region 1-AAA championship in front of a home crowd at Fred Shaver Field.

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  7. For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Winnipeg, Manitoba. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Ga., organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  8. Pitts family setting the paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    Before the start of the Region 1-AAA track and field championship Monday afternoon at Southeast Bulloch High School, assistant coach Laurie Pitts made a challenge to her son to set a personal best.

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  9. Prom can be a platform for good deeds and social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... for Human Rights. She wore the dress in 2013 to a racially integrated prom that she and other teenagers from Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Georgia, organized. Until then, segregated proms had been arranged by families in the community. ...

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  10. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Ben Tucker performs for his 80th Birthday CelebrationThursday night at the Charles H. Morris Center during the Savannah Music Festival. Richard Burkhart/Savannah Morning News 6 p.m. April 17. Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St. The Rape Crisis Center will host the Pearls of Power Awards Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Service to the Community.

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  11. Dodge County High School golf teams play multiple matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Dodge County News

    ... for DCHS were Kristen Holland, 44; Megan Yawn, 58; and Breanna Mobley, 60. Holland was the low medalist. Wilcox County traveled to the Dodge County Golf Club on Thursday, April 9. Both the boys and girls came away with wins. The Dodge County boys ...

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  12. Augusta remains in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    Alas. My bracket was a disaster - Kentucky didn't win the men's college basketball title. Heck, thanks to Wisconsin, Kentucky didn't even get to the title game, but apparently won the riot.

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  13. Fishing Forecast: Warming temps bringing more bites in Coastal EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ABOVE: This giant black drum was attacked by sharks as it was being caught. Attempts to revive it failed.

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  14. Earl LogueRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Earl Logue, born on August 30,1930, to Della and Algrene Logue of Arcadia, Fla., passed away in his Wilcox County home on Monday, April 6, 2015, while surrounded by is family. He was preceded in death by a son, Greg Logue, of Pendergrass.

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  15. Bleckley BOE approves Smith as new superintendent.Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | 13WMAZ.com

    The Bleckley County Board of Education unanimously approved Steve J. Smith as the new superintendent of schools at Thursday's called meeting. Smith, a former teacher at Bleckley County High School, has spent the past seven years as Wilcox County superintendent.

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  16. Charges upgraded for teens accused of beheading puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    The charges against two Wilcox County teenagers, who are accused of beheading three stray puppies with a machete and posting video of it on social media, have been upgraded to felony charges. Ashley Johnston, 18, and his 17-year-old friend now face felony aggravated cruelty to animals and felony cruelty to a dog or cat in the first degree charges.

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  17. Nick Marshall focused on cornerback, ready for other roles in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... punts sparingly in high school. "The first one he touched he zig-zagged 50 yards before he was touched," Wilcox County (Rochelle, Ga.) High coach Mark Ledford said. Marshall's speed doesn't necessarily turn heads at the cornerback position, which ...

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  18. Students return to 5-day school weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    It may sound odd to some, but students will soon go back to a 5-day school week in Wilcox County, after attending classes just 4 days a week for the last 5 years. Educators originally changed the routine to save money, and gave students off on Mondays.

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  19. Video shows a robbery in progress in Wilcox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    There are four open armed robbery cases in Wilcox County, and investigators say they could be related to robberies in Crisp County. One of those happened at the intersection of Highway 112 and Highway 233 Sunday night.

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  20. Final Defendant in 15 Person Tax Fraud Ring Pleads GuiltyRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Fetch Your News

    News release from the office of Attorney General Sam Olens: On Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, David H. Pitts, of Newborn, Ga., pled guilty in DeKalb County Superior Court to Violation of the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act , O.C.G.A. A 16-14-4 . Pitts was the last of 15 co-conspirators to enter a guilty plea for a tax fraud scheme.

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