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

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  2. Nick Marshall focused on cornerback, ready for other roles in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  3. Students return to 5-day school weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  4. Video shows a robbery in progress in Wilcox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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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  5. 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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  6. Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off setRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off set Long County High School's inaugural FFA Alumni corn-hole tournament/chili cook-off will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the high school in Ludowici. The event will be held rain or shine.

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  7. Citizens of the year: MDJ lauds success of - Elf on a Shelf' creatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | MDJonline.com

    Not one, not two, but three people were named the Cobb Citizen of the Year on Saturday night.

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  8. Burglary charge dropped against Mercer playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 13WMAZ.com

    According to the BIbb Sheriff's Office, at 12:40 A.M. Friday, deputies responded to a burglary in progress at Envy Nightclub, located at 420 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Macon. He is a member of the school's baseball team. He is an outfielder and a senior from Abbeville in Wilcox County.

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  9. Auburn's Nick Marshall moving to cornerback in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | USA Today

    The former Auburn signal caller has decided to move to cornerback, where he played as a freshman at Georgia in 2011, as he prepares for the NFL Draft. "I'm coming here to finish out as a quarterback but I already got my mind made up what position I want to play, and I'm going to move over there," Marshall said.

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  10. Man arrested for breaking into Envy Nightclub in MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 13WMAZ.com

    ... d that Moorhouse is a member of the school's baseball team. He is an outfielder and a senior from Abbeville in Wilcox County.

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  11. Man charged with stealing melon busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Steve Mauldin of the sheriff's office says that a tow truck driver reported that a man had him pick up two watermelon buses in Wilcox County. According to a report, the owner of a storage yard contacted the owner of the buses, who lives in Florida.

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  12. Legals December 17, 2014, Page 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Dodge County News

    UN DER AND BY VIR TUE of the pow er of sale con tained in that cer tain se cur i ty deed ex e cut ed by HEN RY MITCHELL MAT TAIR AND KAY M. MAT TAIR TO ROCHELLE STATE BANK dat ed Fe bru ary 23, 2007, and record ed Fe bru ary 26, 2007, in Deed Book 566, pag es 270-274, Deed Records of Dodge Coun ty, Geor gia, and for the pur pose of pay ing the in ... (more)

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  13. Patten Pecans Goes Local with Nutritious Georgia Pecan OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | PRWeb

    The same nutritional benefits found in pecans nuts is found in pecan oil, especially when the oil is cold-pressed, like this oil from Oliver Farm. Patten Pecans, based in Lakeland, Georgia, loves all things pecans and locally grown.

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  14. CMHR's lady in redRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Mareshia Rucker organized the first integrated prom at Wilcox County High School in Abbeville, Ga., last year, which drew international attention. Mareshia Rucker is flattered her story of organizing the first-ever integrated prom at Wilcox County High School in Abbeville, Ga., last year has been included in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, but she's still surprised at the fuss she caused.

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  15. American girl comes to human rights museum to see her prom dress on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Wilcox County High School students Mareshia Rucker, left, and three of her friends made international headlines last year when they decided to buck their school's longstanding tradition of separate proms for black and white students. Ms. Rucker's dress is on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. 4 comments

  16. Groundbreaking teen, organizer of integrated prom, visits CMHRRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Rucker had no intention of making international headlines when she organized the first-ever integrated prom at Wilcox County High School in Abbeville, Georgia, last year she just wanted to celebrate her graduation with her friends. So, when people ...

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  17. Georgia teen to visit her red dress at CMHRRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... be joining it next month. Rucker, 19, wore the dress at the Integrated Prom 2013 for graduating students of Wilcox County High School in the United States. Up until last year, prom night had been a racially segregated event with white students and ...

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  18. Museum a touching experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... of Mareshia Rucker from Abbeville, Ga. She wore it at the Integrated Prom 2013 for graduating students of Wilcox County High School. Until last year, the school's prom was a racially segregated event, but she and some friends organized one that was ...

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  19. Martha Sasser Arthur PittsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Albany Herald

    Martha Sasser Arthur Pitts of Cordele

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  20. 49ers twitter fandom dominates Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Niners Nation

    ... There are several counties in Nebraska, including Sherman, Custer, Garfield, Loup, Wheeler and Valley. Somehow Wilcox County, Georgia is led by the 49ers, then Raiders then Cowboys , but is entirely surrounded by Falcons fans. It's odd, but amusing. ...

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