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ATANTA — While a bill reforming migrant worker programs passed in the U.S. House Wednesday, Georgia’s delegation voted along party lines — Republican members unanimously voting no.

JENNINGS — The appeal of a Jennings police officer being fired led to accusations that town employees are afraid of the police chief.


LIVE OAK — With a few days to recover from the bustle of Christmas on the Square, Hillary Cannon summed up the 35th annual arts and crafts festival in one word: smooth.

LIVE OAK — It’s one of the best musical events in North Florida and Ted “TeddyMac Elvis” McMullen’s Christmas with Elvis & Friends is coming to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park this weekend.

DALTON, Ga. — The SPLOST advisory committee delivered recommendations for roughly $44 million in Whitfield County projects Monday night to the county’s Board of Commissioners, who aren’t inclined toward wholesale changes.

TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — For members of Northwest Whitfield High School’s drama department, this year’s one-act play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” has truly been a dream, as the production earned the school its highest-ever finish (runner-up) at the state finals and Northwest’s first region title in more than 50 years. 

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VALDOSTA — Residents lined Patterson Street Saturday evening to watch the beloved annual Valdosta Christmas Parade.

VALDOSTA – When customers now enter a local Publix supermarket, they’re most likely faced with Home Instead Senior Care’s annual Christmas endeavor. 

HAHIRA – With a theme of “Downtown Christmas,” the annual holiday parade is accepting applications. 

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REMERTON — A man is in the hospital with serious injuries following an early morning shooting Sunday in Remerton, according to authorities.

VALDOSTA – Southland Metal Roofing & Supply broke ground on a new 18,000-square-foot facility Tuesday afternoon.


Isaiah 43:2, “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flames shall not consume you.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — While Georgia is embattled in voting rights and voter suppression arguments, the state’s U.S. Representatives stayed with their parties in a crucial vote Friday to restore voter protections.

VALDOSTA – Police say they stopped a man from breaking into cars earlier this week, according to a police report released Thursday.


WHITE SPRINGS — After barely a month on the job, David Prueter is out as White Springs fire chief.

WASHINGTON D.C. — Georgia’s senior Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives will not be seeking re-election next year.

MAYO — Lafayette County residents will get a chance locally to learn and ask questions about a proposed toll road through North Florida later this month.

THOMASVILLE — Pirates get a bad rap, most likely because of their no-good shenanigans at sea.

This Week's Circulars


Robert Allen Hughes, 77, passed away on December 8, 2019 in Gainesville, FL following a brief illness. Robert was born June 12, 1942 in Greenville, Florida to Mark Jefford Hughes and Cecila Day Hughes. He attended and was a graduate of Madison County High School before being drafted into the…

Mrs. Evangeline Louise Bell (O'Toole), 86, passed away at North Florida Regional Medical Center after a long illness on Saturday, December 7, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Day, Florida and Lafayette County, Florida. She was a devout Christian, loved, admired and respected by everyone …