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Here's the 'Good News' across Central Georgia April 18-24

MACON, Ga. — 1. Eastman Fire Chief celebrates 2 years of making history. Dodge County is making history with its fire department in several ways. Scotty Whitten is coming up on his two-year anniversary as Eastman's first Black fire chief. A nonprofit for the homeless in Warner Robins is...
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Eastman Fire Chief celebrates 2 years of making history

EASTMAN, Ga. — Dodge County is making history with its fire department in several ways. Scotty Whitten is coming up on his two-year anniversary as Eastman's first Black fire chief. He started as a firefighter at the station in 2000 before becoming assistant chief four years ago. He accepted...
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Dodge County investigators looking for woman last seen in March

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Dodge County investigators are looking for a woman who hasn't been seen or heard from since March. Investigators state that 57-year-old Dominic Burrell Crock, of Eastman, was last seen at her home on March 28. Crocker could be traveling in a green 1997 Jeep Grand...
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On the Farm: Dodge County goat farmer says it's always a 'Great Day'

EASTMAN, Ga. (WGXA)- Marla Doss embraces hard work. Each morning, she rises extra early to be sure her goats have what they need. "I get up early, check fences, check stock, check water, particularly in summertime," Doss says. Once those checks are done, Doss then heads off to her full-time,...
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Fire breaks out at Dodge Co. metal finishing plant

A large fire broke out Sunday afternoon at a metal finishing plant. Eastman Fire Chief Scotty Whitten says it happened around 4 p.m. at Valence Surface Technologies. That's on Airport Road in Eastman. Chief Whitten says the fire is under control, but crews are staying on the scene throughout the...
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Dodge Co. aerospace company catches fire, crews remain on scene

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - Fire crews are still on scene Monday morning following a large fire Sunday. Eastman Fire Chief Scott Whitten tells WGXA News the fire happened Sunday afternoon around 4 p.m. at Valence Surface Technologies on Airport Road in Eastman. Whitten says the fire is under control but his crews remained on scene all night to take care of any hotspots.
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DA: Dodge County man found not guilty in brother's shooting death

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- A Dodge County man has been found not guilty in the 2019 shooting death of his brother. Reaves had faced multiple charges -- malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm while committing or attempting to commit a crime -- after his brother was killed during an argument between the two.
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Furniture manufacturer expanding Georgia operations

SoPoly, a post-consumer recycled furniture manufacturer will expand its operations in Dodge County, Georgia creating approximately 200 jobs. Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia-based, post-consumer recycled furniture manufacturer SoPoly will create approximately 200 jobs in expanding operations in Dodge County as they celebrate their first anniversary. SoPoly has already begun hiring for new positions and plans to invest $5 million in their Eastman operations due to demand for their outdoor furniture products.
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