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Loan, grant applications submitted to reopen only Cuthbert hospital

CUTHBERT, Ga. (WTVM) - Multiple loan and grant applications have been submitted to reopen the one and only hospital in Randolph County. Financial trouble caused Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center to close its doors when the pandemic hit. Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff has played a key role in helping provide...
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Rural Georgia counties preparing for back to school

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Students go back to school in just a few days for some students in the Chattahoochee Valley, and school officials are busy making sure they will be safe when they return, especially when it comes to COVID. Recent incidents on the other side of the country...
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Six SWGA County Road Bridges to Be Replaced

Six aging county road bridges in Calhoun, Lee, Randolph and Terrell counties are scheduled to be replaced using Georgia Department of Transportation's Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program. The bridges have a combined age of 371 years. They have posted weight limits and issues like minor cracking and abrasion and leaking deck...
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Six SWGA county road bridges to be replaced in 2023

Six old county road bridges in Calhoun, Lee, Randolph and Terrell counties are scheduled to be replaced using Georgia Department of Transportation's Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program. The bridges have a combined age of 371 years. GDOT says the bridges have posted weight limits and issues like minor cracking and abrasion...
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New bridges planned for South Georgia

TIFTON, GA – Six aging county road bridges in Calhoun, Lee, Randolph and Terrell counties are scheduled to be replaced using Georgia Department of Transportation’s Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program. The bridges have a combined age of 371 years. They have posted weight limits and issues like minor cracking...
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Randolph Co. property taxes cause concerns

CUTHBERT, Ga. (WALB) - As inflation continues impacting housing, some residents in Randolph County said their property taxes have doubled. Bob Taylor, Randolph County chief tax assessor, said a required notice of assessment was sent out to property owners recently. The assessment is done annually to review the tax year.
RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA
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Randolph Co. deputies investigating man’s death

CUTHBERT, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating a death in Randolph County early Thursday morning. Investigators with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office say, Willie Hart, 37, died on Fountain Bridge Road about 1:20 a.m. A Calhoun County deputy said he noticed a car driving...
RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA
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Some Randolph Co. schools move to virtual learning to replace water system

CUTHBERT, Ga. (WALB) - Randolph County School System’s secondary schools will move to virtual learning for the rest of the week due to the water system in need of repair. The school system took to Facebook Tuesday and said in part, “Earlier today, the water system at our middle and high schools completely stopped working. We were scheduled to start the replacement of the entire water system during spring break. However, it appears that this process must take place immediately.”
RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA
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Randolph’s Recreation Camp Road reopens with new span

CUTHBERT, GA – Randolph County’s Recreation Camp Road at Little Ichawaynochaway Creek reopened Tuesday with a new bridge that replaces one built in 1966. The old bridge needed to be replaced due, in part, to cracking and spalling, which is the breakdown of concrete that causes it to break off in small pieces. It can be caused by weathering or other factors.
RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA
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Recreation Camp Road reopens with new bridge in Randolph County

Randolph County's Recreation Camp Road at Little Ichawaynochaway Creek reopened Tuesday with a new bridge that replaces one built in 1966. The old bridge needed to be replaced due, in part, to cracking and spalling, which is the breakdown of concrete that causes it to break off in small pieces. It can be caused by weathering or other factors. The bridge closed in the summer of 2021 and through traffic detoured off-site during construction. This shortens construction time and lowers costs because a detour bridge doesn't have to be built on site.
RANDOLPH COUNTY, GA
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A Rural Georgia Community Reels After Its Hospital Closes

CUTHBERT, Ga. — Lacandie Gipson struggled to breathe. The 33-year-old woman with multiple health conditions was in respiratory distress and awaiting an ambulance. About 20 minutes after the emergency call, it arrived. The Cuthbert home where Gipson lived was less than a mile from Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center,...
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