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Three teens arrested for stealing guns from Fitzgerald firearms store

FITZGERALD, Ga. (WALB) - Fitzgerald police have arrested three teenagers for driving a stolen truck through the walls of Broome’s Firearms store, and then stealing several guns from the store. The break-in took place at Hills Midtown Mall Plaza in Fitzgerald. The police department hasn’t released how many or...
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One arrested, four wanted for RICO charges

The Douglas Police Department has charged five individuals with RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) and various white-collar crimes. Georgia law says a person may be charged with RICO (O.C.G.A. 16-14-4) if they participate in an interrelated pattern of criminal activity motivated by or resulting in monetary gain or economic or physical threat or injury.
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New Faculty Members Prepare for ABAC Fall Semester, Classes Begin on August 15

TIFTON—Eight new faculty members will begin their first fall semester at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College when classes begin on Aug. 15. The new faculty members include C. Adam Anderson, lecturer of mathematics; Dr. Andrew S. Peal, assistant professor of jazz and music theory; Marti B. Schert, lecturer of choral and applied voice; Dr. Jeb. E. Sharp, assistant professor of English; Madison M. Thornhill, lecturer of business; Dr. Wally H. Woods, III, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and management; J. Ridge Harper, lecturer of education; and Michael C. Bowen, a parttime business instructor.
TIFTON, GA
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New ABAC President to Speak at Freshman Convocation on August 13

TIFTON—Dr. Tracy Brundage, the new Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College president, will be the featured speaker at the annual ABAC Freshman Convocation on Aug. 13. ABAC Leadership and Engagement Coordinator Trent Hester said ABAC student Ivey Cook, an Agricultural Education major from Ty Ty, will also speak at the event, which will be held in front of Tift Hall.
TIFTON, GA
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HHS awards over $200,000 to four SWGA health centers

Four local health centers in Southwest Georgia received a combined $262,200 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to advance health equity through better data. Today, during National Health Center Week, the HHS through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $2,226,696 in American Rescue Plan...
ALBANY, GA
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1 dead in Berrien Co. drowning

ALAPHA, Ga. (WALB) - One person is dead after a reported drowning incident that happened Friday, according to Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. Around 7 p.m., deputies said four men were swimming at the 135 bridge, a popular swim spot on the Alapaha River. One man fell into a hole,...
BERRIEN COUNTY, GA
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Youth Development Center opening in Tifton

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - The Anthony Bateman Youth Development Center in Tifton is on its last few finishing touches. The center plans to open at the end of August. It’s at the corner of 17th Street and Old Omega Road, across from Matt Wilson Elementary School. Dr. Tonja Tift,...
TIFTON, GA
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Lights, Camera, Action: Workhorse Films Comes to South Georgia

South Georgia may be feeling the heat, but the Workhorse Cinema Production Company is bringing something a little cooler to the region — the holiday spirit. For the past three weeks, production has set up shop in Tifton for filming of “The Holiday Dating Guide,” a film that Fitzgerald actor and producer Alexander Kane describes as the “Hitch” meets “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” of Christmas films, bringing in the whole “Christmas in July” spirit. See more.

Reception for new ABAC president rescheduled

TIFTON — A reception for the campus and the community to honor Tracy Brundage, the new president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday in Tift Hall at ABAC. Brundage became the 11th president in the history of ABAC on Aug. 1. She...
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