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  1. Corn-hole tourney, chili cook-off setRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  2. Citizens of the year: MDJ lauds success of - Elf on a Shelf' creatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | MDJonline.com

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

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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  4. Auburn's Nick Marshall moving to cornerback in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  5. Man arrested for breaking into Envy Nightclub in MaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  6. Man charged with stealing melon busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Martha Sasser Arthur PittsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Albany Herald

    Martha Sasser Arthur Pitts of Cordele

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  15. 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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  16. Time to see if the Nick Marshall improvement plan workedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    He didn't visit any independent quarterback doctors this spring--his head coach wouldn't allow it. Gus Malzahn doesn't want any other sculptor to touch his piece of clay.

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  17. Mareshia Rucker of Abbeville, Ga., at the groundbreaking Integrated Prom 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Vision: www.gofundme.com/edh5nw . Rucker wore the dress at the Integrated Prom 2013 for graduating students of Wilcox County High School in the U.S. Now part of the CMHR's Inspiring Change gallery, the dress will be reunited with its owner next ...

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  18. 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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  19. Teen who organized school's first integrated prom headed to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... said Tuesday morning. "Racism still runs really deep," she said, and while 150 to 200 students enjoyed the Wilcox County High School integrated prom, many others still chose to attend an invitation-only "white prom" that has long been a tradition in ...

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  20. A celebration of African grandmothers' fight for women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... include: the dress Maréshia Rucker wore to the first integrated prom that she and fellow students at Wilcox County High School in Rochelle, Ga., organized in April 2013 and masks by former child soldiers. The demonstration in Manzini was the ...

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