TIFTON — Tift Regional Health System (TRHS) will be holding a nurse recruitment fair in Sparks on Monday, November 19th from 10 a.m.— 1p.m.  There will be open interviews, refreshments, door prizes and more.

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VALDOSTA — While some people will indulge in a juicy Thanksgiving turkey this year, there are others who aren’t afraid to break tradition. 

DALTON, Ga. — FB Financial Corp. said Wednesday that FirstBank, its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, has entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement to purchase 11 Tennessee and three Georgia branch locations, including the Dalton-area branches, from Atlantic Capital Bank N.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlantic Capital Bancshares Inc. (ACBI).

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Candlelight tours still on tap at the Chief Vann House amid restoration work

DALTON, Ga. — A trip to Albany in 2014 during his time in Leadership Georgia set Dalton businessman Kasey Carpenter on a path leading to his businesses in Dalton. 

VALDOSTA — The American Red Cross of South Georgia will host a blood drive 2-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Belk.

DALTON, Ga. — A group of local residents wants to “snatch the dreams of our youth and make them come true,” starting with a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida.   

DALTON, Ga. — A send-off for members of Dalton’s Troop C, 1-108th Cavalry, a unit of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Georgia Army National Guard, will be Monday, Nov. 26, beginning at 10 a.m. at Rock Bridge Community Church, 121 W. Crawford St. in Dalton.

ALBANY, Ga. — Four additional area members of a meth-distribution ring based in Colquitt County were sentenced on Tuesday to serve federal prison terms ranging from 90 to 180 months.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Bird hunters and generous donors are wanted to help make a success of this year’s Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office annual dove shoot to benefit a local youth home.

THOMASVILLE — The Southern Judicial Circuit district attorney has received the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's findings in a case involving Thomasville Mayor Greg Hobbs' claims his signature was forged on city documents.

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VALDOSTA — It was too warm to snow, so the city's Christmas tree went up in light drizzle of rain Wednesday in front of City Hall.

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JASPER, Fla. — Carson Frier is a gifted athlete. Not only does the Suwannee High sophomore excel in four varsity sports, she can also play multiple positions on the soccer field.   

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THOMASVILLE — Although the City of Thomasville has no city manager or utilities superintendent at this time, a proposed change in the city charter would specify roles when the positions are filled.

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DALTON, Ga. — While growing up in Dalton, Tripp Howell, the drummer for the country music group Lanco, said he never knew “stuff like this could happen,” but this past year has been a “whirlwind for sure.” 

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DALTON, Ga. — A teenage girl telling middle school counselors she was “planning on killing herself” led to the arrests of her mother and older sister for first degree cruelty to children, according to an incident report.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — A man accused of threatening a group of people on Nov. 2 while brandishing a pistol was arrested Nov. 7 after eluding police on foot the night of the reported incident.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — As the holiday season approaches, the Children’s Cheer and Toy Shop is preparing for its annual toy giveaway for the children of Colquitt County. The giveaway has been a staple in the community since the early 1970s, and organizers look to continue the tradition this year.

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — Not only will the 34th annual Christmas on the Square be bigger than ever, the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce is planning on it being better than ever as well.

Crandall man charged with rape remains in Murray County jail

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Surrey Place Care Center honored four people with Hall of Fame inductions Thursday.

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VALDOSTA — Keith Hose is working hard to change the culture of alternative education, and it’s earning him statewide recognition. 

DALTON, Ga. — Wayne Devillier was watching television in his Opelousas, Louisiana, home when the name “David Rose” popped up on the caller identification connected to the TV. Devillier, 70, said the name sounded familiar, but before he could answer the phone it stopped ringing. However, Rose left a message. 

DALTON, Ga. — Dalton Utilities’ OptiLink cable subscribers who have not switched to the utility’s VidLink service will see an increase in their monthly bills as a part of the 2019 budget approved 3-0 by the utility’s board on Monday.

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Bolstered by the "Big 3" of Jasmine Lewis, Renee Clines and Khari Jackson, Lafayette has a state championship on its mind again this season. 

VALDOSTA — Four Wiregrass Georgia Technical College students have been selected as semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, said Lydia Hubert, coordinator for the Wiregrass GOAL program.

CAIRO — The NAACP is weighing possible actions in response to the relocation of a Cairo voting precinct they say may have impacted the ability for some people to vote. 

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BOSTON — The Concerned Citizens Community Club of Boston will host a new play titled "Walking Up the King's Highway" Friday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — With the Democratic candidate for Georgia governor still insisting there may be enough outstanding votes to force the race into a runoff, Colquitt County officials on Friday certified the county’s election results.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, DC, recently awarded the Community Service Award of Excellence to the Colquitt County Arts Center Board of Directors and the many volunteers involved in its programs. The Arts Center was nominated by Moultrie’s John Benning DAR chapter. 

DALTON, Ga. — Brig. Gen. Marcus S. Evans said he really wasn’t planning a career in the military when he was a boy, but he says looking back, he can see how his childhood in Dalton prepared him for the Army.

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VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Department of Political Science and Pi Sigma Alpha: The National Political Science Honor Society will present Coffee Talk 2.0: "What Just Happened? Recapping the 2018 Midterm Elections," 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Converse Hall Auditorium. 

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