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Roadway roundup: Georgia set to suspend lane closures for holiday

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - To help accommodate higher traffic due to the Memorial Day weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend most construction-related lane closures from noon May 27 to 5 a.m. May 31. The department reminds travelers to exercise caution as crews may still work near highways, and...
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Sandersville Man Arrested in Baxley Death Investigation

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Ronnie “RJ” May, age 29, of Sandersville, GA, was arrested and charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Tampering with Evidence. The arrest is related to the shooting death of Lennal Dasher, age 29, of Baxley, GA. The Baxley Police Department requested the GBI assist with the death investigation.
BAXLEY, GA
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Police: Driver injured after crashing into Sandersville home

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- One person was injured after crashing into a building in Sandersville. According to the Sandersville Police Department, it happened on East McCarty St. around 1:15 p.m. Police and EMS responded. The driver crashed into a home. Police said the occupant only received minor injuries.
SANDERSVILLE, GA
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GBI makes arrest connected to death investigation

BAXLEY – A Sandersville, GA man has been arrested and charged in relation to a shooting death of a Baxley man. Ronnie “RJ” May, age 29, of Sandersville, GA, is arrested and charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Tampering with Evidence. The arrest is related to the shooting death of Lennal Dasher, age 29, of Baxley, GA. The Baxley Police Department requested the GBI assist with the death investigation.
BAXLEY, GA
Oconee Enterprise

Track and field stars bring home multiple state titles

There was no stopping Oconee County’s track and field teams during last week’s state finals. The county’s teams sent several competitors to the Georgia High School Association’s annual state championships, held in various locations across Georgia. Those track and field stars turned in quite a few impressive performances along the way.
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“I mean this is what we call STEM technology…” State Superintendent Richard Woods visited Hillcrest Farms

DEARING, GA. (WJBF)- Students from Dearing Elementary schools Robotics program learned more about agriculture— especially how a robotic-operating dairy farm is run. “For our young people that came out today, I think it was just a fantastic tour. Thinking about the jobs and opportunities for our future people– I mean this is what we call […]
DEARING, GA
Oconee Enterprise

North Oconee baseball reaches first-ever state finals

At long last, North Oconee baseball has a chance to ascend the throne. The Titans will compete in the Class AAAA state championship series this Friday. It marks the program’s first-ever title series appearance. As such, there was a surge of energy permeating Monday’s practice as the team stood...
OCONEE, GA
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Sandersville man arrested for murder of Appling County woman

BAXLEY, Georgia (41NBC) — A Sandersville man has been arrested and charged for the murder of an Appling County woman. According to a release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, in the early hours of May 6th, near James Drive in Baxley, 29 year-old Ronnie “RJ” May killed 29 year-old Lennal Dasher.
APPLING COUNTY, GA
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Baseball State Championship results from Rome’s Adventhealth Stadium

Loganville and Cartersville split Saturday’s double-header at Adventhealth Stadium in Rome and will return on Monday at 7 p.m. for Game 3 with the Class 5A championship on the line. The Red Devils took a 4-0 lead in Game 1 and tacked on the game-winning score in the top of the seventh after Cartersville rallied to tie it up. Loganville had runners on first and third and sacrificed an out on the attempted steal to bring in their first score. Jaylen Jones added to the lead with a RBI single bunt and then Davis Roesler hit an RBI blooper into left field. Roesler later scored on an error to push the lead to 4-0.
ROME, GA
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GBI Makes Arrest in Baxley Death Investigation

Baxley, GA (May 17, 2022) – Ronnie “RJ” May, age 29, of Sandersville, GA, is arrested and charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Tampering with Evidence. The arrest is related to the shooting death of Lennal Dasher, age 29, of Baxley, GA. The Baxley Police Department requested the GBI assist with the death investigation.
BAXLEY, GA
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GBI: Sandersville man in custody for murder

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a midstate man is in jail for murder. According to the GBI, 29-year-old Ronnie "RJ" May, of Sandersville, was taken into custody for the murder of 29-year-old Lennal Dasher, of Baxley. Dasher was fatally shot in the early morning...
SANDERSVILLE, GA
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Laurel and Hardy Museum celebrates National Museum Day

HARLEM, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - May 18 is National Museum Day. It’s all about raising awareness of the challenges that museums face and the role they play in the development of society. Our Morning Mix lifestyle show went to the Laurel and Hardy Museum. It’s dedicated to one of the...
HARLEM, GA
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Greater Atlanta Christian hires Sean Manuel, two-time National Strength Coach of the Year

Award-winning strength and conditioning coach Sean Manuel is headed to Greater Atlanta Christian for the 2022-23 school year. Manuel, 48, has been successful at the high school and college level in Las Vegas with stints at powerhouse Bishop Gorman High School and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He was presented with the Samson National High School Strength Coach of the Year Award in both 2008 and 2012.
LAS VEGAS, NV
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Rotary announces Week 12 raffle winner

Tass Sweeney won a gift bag and certificates, a $900 value, sponsored by Oconee Mini Storage, Lake Country Storage and Robert and Jennifer Pennington, in the Rotary Week 12 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization. The Greene and Putnam Club supports many local projects, providing funding, leadership, and volunteers for charitable efforts. Funds raised by the Super Raffle provide the club with exceptional opportunities to positively impact a variety of local service projects. To learn more about the Greene and Putnam Club, comprised of local business and community leaders, please LIKE us on Facebook and visit www.GreenePutnamRotary.org. Pictured from left:
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