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Heavy rain impacts crops for South Georgia farmers

Heavy rain impacts crops for South Georgia farmers

South Georgia farmers are struggling to maintain their crops after an unusually wet June. ActionNewsJax.com.…

July: It’s all about agriculture

“The Times’ weekly It’s All About You feature turns toward agriculture for the month of July. Farming is sometimes referred to as the region’s past, but a short drive proves…

Assisted living center in Commerce raided and 21 workers arrested

Charges filed against the 21 employees include cruelty to people 65 or older and involve accusations of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Source: Athens Banner-Herald • Three month investigation led to arrests…

Downtown LaGrange flooded after heavy downpour

About 4.8 inches of rain fell over two hours in LaGrange. Source: LaGrange Daily News  Excessive rainfall threatens crops in Statesboro Cotton is one crop that is facing peril; as water…

Troy University’s Brunswick site to add management degree programs

Troy University’s Brunswick site to add management degree programs Beginning this fall, students will be able to obtain a bachelor of science degree in the three areas of concentration –…

Cordele watermelon packing house scores 100% on food safety audit

Specializing in packing, repacking and distributing watermelons in the Southeastern United States, Danny’s Melon Shed is among those who uphold the highest standards of food safety in the watermelon market.…

Sen. Isakson says Congress will act on immigration and student loans

Sen. Isakson said he expects the House to pass a law that requires that the border with Mexico be secured before any of the immigration reforms take place. Source: Dalton Daily…

Supporters of Egyptian president say military coup is underway

CAIRO — Armored cars, tanks and troops deployed in the Egyptian capital on Wednesday, and advisers said they had lost contact with President Mohammed Morsi in what they described as…

Brunswick author’s book released nationwide

Brunswick resident and author Joann Newbern this week celebrates the nationwide release of her new romance novel, “A Place for Me.” The story introduces readers to Lacy Wise, a journalist…

Funeral notice: Jerome Griffin, 67

Racepond — Jerome Dale Griffin, 67, of Racepond, passed away Monday  at his residence after a short illness. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Frye…

Researchers tout progress in glioblastoma fight

University of Florida Health researchers have discovered a molecular pathway involved in the deadly spread of the most lethal kind of brain cancer. Their findings, which appear in the advanced…

Obamacare employer mandate implementation postponed

Businesses won’t be fined for not providing health insurance to their employees for one more year, the Obama administration said Tuesday evening, announcing that they would delay the implementation of…

Lake Seminole shooting victims identified

Two people were found dead inside a South Georgia home Monday morning. The house is in the 8000 block of Northwood Drive in Donalsonville  and was roped off with crime…

Florida misspelled twice on interstate sign

Florida misspelled twice on interstate sign

The Florida Department of Transportation had some explaining to do when Florida was misspelled on an Interstate 95 exit sign in Jacksonville. News – Home.…