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Thank you, Lee County citizens, for your support

I would like to take a moment to say a very special thank you to all of my family, friends and supporters. The past few months have been the most difficult of my career, and yet the most rewarding. I have found that in my darkest of hours, the light of those who love me have brightened my path for my new career journey.
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Latham Saddler brings U.S. senatorial campaign to Lee County

LEESBURG — Declaring that “the next generation of authentic conservative leadership must step up,” Republican U.S. Senatorial candidate Latham Saddler made his case for just such action before an enthusiastic gathering of supporters at Riverfront Bar-B-Q here Tuesday afternoon. The former Navy SEAL officer and Trump White House Director of...
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Tickets for Packers scrimmage with Lee County are on sale

MOULTRIE - Colquitt County will play host to Lee County in its scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 6, on Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium. Reserved tickets for the scrimmage against Lee County are on sale for $10 at the high school athletic office until noon on August 6. Reserved seat tickets not purchased by noon on Aug. 6 will go on sale to the general public at the gate for $12.
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Lee County Softball Raises New Scoreboard

LEESBURG, Ga. (WALB) - Up in Leesburg, this was an exciting week for the Lee County Softball program. The Trojans raising a new scoreboard which will be powered on by the time the ladies open up their 2021 season in August. Of course it is a big deal and Trojans...
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Lee County river cleanup event set for August 21

After being postponed several days ago, the Lee County Rivers Alive cleanup event has been rescheduled. The event will now take place on August 21. Event officials say that if you have already filled out a waiver form, you do not need to fill out another. Additionally, after the cleanup,...
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Lee County continues to see uptick in SPLOST funds

A house bill that was passed last year has one county climbing an uphill financial record in SPLOST funds. At the last Lee County Board of Education meeting, the board announced that the SPLOST collection from June has clocked in at $418,544.80. This will be the third time this year the county has surpassed $400,000 in collections.
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Lee officials ask for CON extension, shift to nonprofit hospital

LEESBURG — Noting that the county has changed tack from for-profit designation to not-for-profit with ownership by the Lee County Development Authority, Lee Commission Chairman Billy Mathis confirmed Tuesday that the Lee Commission has asked for an extension of its Certificate of Need in hopes of reviving its planned hospital.
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Mike Sistrunk agrees to $225,000 settlement with Lee County

LEESBURG – Former Lee County Co-Manager Mike Sistrunk will receive a payment of $225,000, bringing more than four months of accusations, denials, and legal actions to a close. The Lee County Board of Commissioners, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), John Wheaton and Sistrunk reached a mediated settlement agreement...
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Lee County creek cleanups postponed

If you were looking forward to helping clean up the Muckalee and Kinchafoonee Creeks this weekend, your plans have been rescheduled. Officials with Lee County Rivers Alive have announced a postponement of the event due to the water being too high, swift, and muddy. A new date in August is...
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Lee commissioner involved in earlier settlement

LEESBURG – Records obtained by The Albany Herald indicate that the current settlement being negotiated between Mike Sistrunk and current Lee County commissioners as a result of alleged libelous public statements made by Commissioner John Wheaton is not the first settlement made by the county and the Association County Commissioners of Georgia on Wheaton’s behalf.
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Woodgrain invests $10 Million in Leesburg expansion

Atlanta, GA – Recently, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Woodgrain, the largest industrial employer in Lee County, Georgia, will invest $10 million in expanding their Woodgrain Millwork manufacturing operations. This expansion in Leesburg will create 150 additional jobs in southwest Georgia. “I want to thank Woodgrain for continuing to...
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I see where new nonprofits are popping up in Albany. Nonprofits operate on donations and your tax dollars. Some think "nonprofit" means employees work for nothing. We have nonprofit CEOs living the good life. With all of this COVID money that was once yours coming into the communities of Georgia, these nonprofits have hit a home run.