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WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — David Prueter, White Springs’ former fire chief, filed a lawsuit earlier this month that claims the town violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act when it fired him.

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ATLANTA — The House passed an amended Fiscal Year 2020 budget that restores many of Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed cuts.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office deputies are searching for Alex Rowe, a suspect in a Feb. 15 house fire on Nell Avenue.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — A two-car collision on North Veterans Parkway affected sent two people to  the hospital for suspected injuries Saturday.

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VALDOSTA — During a city council meeting in late 2019, two ladies stood up during the "citizens to be heard" portion to complain about how hard it was to do any grocery shopping in Valdosta's south side.

ATLANTA — Raising the age for juveniles to be charged as adults in Georgia from 17 to 18 years old could require millions of dollars to construct new detention centers, according to officials in the state Department of Juvenile Justice.

DALTON, Ga. — Local STAR students and their teachers were celebrated Monday during a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Dalton, with Christian Heritage School's Leo Lin the system winner for Dalton schools and Northwest Whitfield High School's Kellen Martin the system winner for Whitfield County Schools.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — When establishing the foundation to the Suwannee High girls weightlifting program two years ago, coach Brittney Shearer envisioned winning a state championship: in five years.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Downtown Moultrie Association continues its streak of fundraisers to support the downtown Moultrie enhancement projects with the sale of its official shirts. The hope is to bring in $30,000 more before March 31.

DALTON, Ga. — The I-Box, designed to attract customers to imperfect foods, and Sub-Zero, which preserves melting ice cream, won top marks from judges Monday at Blue Ridge School during the finals of the school's Bright Spark design competition.

VALDOSTA – Following his arrest and subsequent charging, Keith Walters has been stripped of his title as dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at Valdosta State University.

ATLANTA — Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan launched his Georgia Innovates Task Force Monday flanked by politicians and technology moguls.

DALTON, Ga. — When Whitfield County voters go to the polls for the May 19 general primary, they’ll have an opportunity to decide the fate of a four-year, $66 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).

OCILLA — Two members of the Class A state champion Irwin County Indians inked deals Wednesday as part of college football’s National Signing Day. D.J. Lundy is going to Florida State while Jamorri Colson will play for Iowa Western.

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Valdosta City Schools will vote a second time on the future leader of its football program Tuesday.

ATLANTA — Lawmakers, hospitals and insurers agree: it’s time to remove the patient as the middle man between navigating their insurance and hospital services.

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Obituaries

Dennis Corbin, 36, Live Oak, FL passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020. He loved hunting, boating, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and helping his dad with cows. Dennis is survived by his parents: Tommy & Rita Corbin; daughter: Emma Corbin-Pittman; son: Karr Edward Corbin; brother…

Ms. Jewell B. Smith, 90, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, in Live Oak, FL following an extended illness she was the widow of the late Leroy Smith, Jr. and the daughter of the late Orb and Leona Chaplin Spivey. She is preceded in death by two brothers Jack Spivey and…

Jimmy Randall Robinson, age 72, of Live Oak, FL, passed away January 30, 2020. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.