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DALTON, Ga. — The sound of hammers pounding nails filled the air in the residential neighborhood off Mount Vernon Road in Rocky Face Saturday as a half dozen men were hard at work atop a single-story home.

TIFTON — Kristy Hughes, an abstract artist from Valdosta, uses her work to recognize and legitimize small moments in day to day life. On Saturday, Nov. 10, Plough Gallery hosted an opening reception for the artist and her work in a new exhibition titled, “Piece by Part.”

VALDOSTA — Voter turnout and early voting numbers this year soared past previous midterm elections. 

TIFTON — University System of Georgia (USG) executive vice chancellor Tristan Denley and Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) chair P. Toby Graham recently presented the GHRAC Award for Excellence in Archival Program Development by a State Institution to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for stabilizing, rehousing and cataloging the collections of the ABAC Archives.

TIFTON — When Allison Suggs was in middle school, she dreamed of opening up a store and having a Dalmatian. At age 22, she is living her dream after opening Willows on Third, a clothing boutique named after her Dalmatian puppy.

ST. SIMONS, Ga. — Isaiah Jackson scored six touchdowns, rushed for 230 yards on 15 carries as Frederica Academy defeated Valwood 60-27 Friday in a GISA quarterfinal playoff football game.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The Red Terrors played the game they needed to in order to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Class 6A playoffs.

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HOMERVILLE, Ga. — The defending Class A Public state champion Clinch County Panthers opened the 2018 postseason with a resounding statement against Charlton County on Friday night. 

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The Baldwin Braves played host to the Columbus Blue Devils Friday night in a second round matchup of the GHSA Class 4A state playoffs. Despite nearly freezing winter weather, Baldwin was able to stay hot and bring home yet another win—this time by a margin of 21-0.

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.

THOMASVILLE — “Nutcracker.” That’s all anyone has to say. One word and you can hear the celesta begin, right? That music. And like the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah, it means Christmas. Audiences are forever grateful to Tchaikovsky and those adorably, vicious, little mice that le…

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ATLANTA — State Representatives Jay Powell (R-Camilla), Darlene Taylor (R-Thomasville) and Sam Watson (R-Moultrie), today announced that the Georgia House of Representatives passed an amended fiscal year 2019 budget during the special session of the Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia Gene…

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

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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

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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.

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THOMASVILLE — Thomasville police officers will be out in force in marked cars and uniforms during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

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ATLANTA – The House has backed Gov. Nathan Deal’s nearly $500 million storm recovery proposals during a special legislative session and – in an unrelated move – agreed to give the state’s airlines a controversial tax break.

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.

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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.

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.

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.