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EASTMAN LOSES WENDY’S RESTAURANT

t’s official- Wendy’s Restaurant in Eastman has closed it’s doors for business. Manager Billy Sharrard confirmed the closure in a telephone interview today. The Eastman store is a franchise of Wendy’s and not owned by Wendy’s Corporation. The owner was faced with a demand by Corporate Wendy’s to do a major renovation to the building [...]

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BURGLARY / KIDNAPPING

It’s official- Wendy’s Restaurant in Eastman has closed it’s doors for business. Manager Billy Sharrard confirmed the closure in a telephone interview today. The Eastman store is a franchise of Wendy’s and not owned by Wendy’s Corporation. The owner was faced with a demand by Corporate Wendy’s to do a major renovation to the building to keep the franchise. The owner decided to close, rather than make the investment. Sharrard said it has been a pleasure being in Eastman and he… read more

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DODGE COUNTY BIBLE READING MARATHON

April 26 thru May 2, 2013 – The Dodge County Baptist Association and Citizens of Dodge County are sponsoring what is be dubbed as “The First Annual Bible Reading Marathon” on the Courthouse steps. Various Churches and their members are signed up at different times to read aloud from the Bible. The goal is to read the entire Bible from cover to cover, Genesis to Revelation. I was able to catch Kimberly Hall and Charles Glisson, both members of… read more
  • Dodge Board of Commissioners Meet

    Dodge County Commissioners met last night, July 15, 2013, in their regularly scheduled session. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Dan McRanie with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Commissioner Karen Cheek shared scripture and prayer. The first item on the agenda was to recognize any Elected Officials of the County and [...]

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  • Dodge County Cornhole Tournament

    Friday evening July 12, 2013 was the first ever (that I have ever heard of) Cornhole Tournament in Dodge County and was sponsored as a fundraiser for the Engaged Spiritual Group. If you are like me, you might ask “What is Cornhole”. Before this week, I had no idea what it was. While attending crafts [...]

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  • Commissioner’s Agenda Announced

      Dodge County Board of Commissioners Regular Board Meeting Monday, July 15, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Agenda Welcome: Call meeting to order: Pledge of Allegiance: Devotional: Prayer: Elected Officials/ Department Heads: Approval of Minutes:     A. Regular Meeting 07/01/2013 Executive Session     A. Legal Matters Old Business:     A. Jail Update   [...]

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  • Dodge County Road Closures

    Due to the recent heavier than normal rains, several roads around the county are heavily damaged and/or closed. Airport Road at Bethlehem Baptist Church is closed A Section of Jim Pruett Road is closed. Kerri Burnam shared the following pictures of Sycamore Dr. off of Jim Pruett Rd. Nikki Mincey shared this picture from Friday. This [...]

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  • Upcoming Middle School Cross-Country Tryouts

    There will be a parent meeting for any middle school student (grade 6-8) who wishes to run cross country  for the 2013 school year on Thursday, July 18th at 7:30 pm in the Alcoa Building at the Dodge County Recreation Department. Practices will begin July 22nd @ 7 am and will be held at the DCMS track. If you wish to try out for this year’s team, please contact Dana Niblett at 478-231-9044 or dniblett@dodge.k12.ga.us  

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  • Summary of Airport Authority Meeting

    By: Milton I. Johnson  The Heart of Georgia Regional Airport Authority (HGRAA) met in it’s regularly scheduled meeting this past Thursday evening, July 11,2013. The tone for the night quickly became, “We have so much to do and so little money to do it with”. The HGRAA momentarily patted itself on the back for the [...]

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  • Governor Deal Vetos Pruett Legislation

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    The Governor’s Office released veto statements today that include HB635 and HB636. The two vetoed bills were introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Jimmy Pruett where they were passed unanimously and forwarded to the Senate where once… Thursday, July 18th, 2013
  • BLECKLEY FIGHTS, POSSIBLE GANG RELATED ACTIVITY, ENDS UP IN DODGE COUNTY

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    While Bleckley County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a missing Bleckley man, reports have reached the Eastman Examiner that possible gang related activity has occurred there, with a possible cross-over into Dodge County. Though there has been no official… Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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