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Voters see issues with ballot machines during Election Day voting

MACON, Ga. — There are reports of voting machine issues at the Northway Church precinct on Zebulon Road in Macon. The first ballot was not cast until nearly 8 a.m. Interim Election Supervisor Thomas Gillon says they are keeping that location open until 8 p.m. to make up for the lost time.
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Fort Valley voters report smooth balloting process despite scanner malfunctions

MACON, Ga. — Tuesday morning, there were concerns of voter machine glitches in Fort Valley, but they were fixed and back up and running in a couple of hours. Peach County election supervisor Adrienne Ray confirmed there were was a problem with the scanner. It would let people slide their ballots through the machine, but the ballot would not take. Ray says it could have been how the machine was set up.
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Charittie Walker awarded SGTC Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy scholarship

AMERICUS – Charittie Walker of Arabi, GA, was awarded the Smallwood-Sondron Law Enforcement Academy Scholarship at the conclusion of the South Georgia Technical College Law Enforcement Academy Class 22 – 01 training. Lou Crouch of Bryon endowed this scholarship for the South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Law Enforcement...
ARABI, GA
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UPDATE: Man shot and killed in Fort Valley

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A Fort Valley man was shot and killed Friday. According to a press release it happened just after 9 p.m. in the 1100 block of Edward Street in Fort Valley. The victim was shot in the torso and was taken to Atrium Health Navicent...
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Two candidates run for Peach County Commissioner Post 2

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. — Over in Peach County, early voting continues. There are two candidates in the running for County Commissioner Post 2. LaShonda Mathis is a native of Fort Valley. Her platform is the 3 I's: Innovation, Infrastructure and Industry. She says her goal as commissioner would be...
PEACH COUNTY, GA
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Atrium nurses get one-on-one time with therapy dogs for Nurses Week

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- The nurses at Atrium Health Navicent were shown some appreciation for all their hard work on Monday. Courtney Anderson, a sepsis coordinator at Atrium Health Navicent, says in honor of Nurses Week they brought therapy dogs in from the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. "We are trying...
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Motorcyclist killed in crash on Georgia Highway 49

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. — A motorcyclist is dead after an accident on GA 49 near Beverly Road. According to Georgia State Patrol, the crash happened around 3 p.m. Saturday and the Perry post responded. They say a person riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was going into a curve when...
PERRY, GA
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'Sold on a dream': FVSU students come together to call for debt cancellation

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Middle Georgia students are joining the campaign to call on the country's top elected officials to cancel loan debt. The New Georgia Project's Cancel Loans for Education and Reparations (CLEAR) Campaign is on a tour of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and officials with the project stopped at Fort Valley State University on Wednesday.
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My Teacher is Tops: Alesha Logan at Fort Valley Middle

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Peach is a "sweet place" to teach at Fort Valley Middle School. Junior Journalist Lanie Wright takes you down the hall and into the classroom to show you why one student is always motivated to learn... Alesha Logan started her teaching career nine years ago;...
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