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SGMC Health Names Richardson as Health System Hero

February 25, 2024

SGMC Health honored Brett Richardson, RN, Patient Care Coordinator, as the February Health System Hero at the monthly Board of Trustees meeting. Richardson was recognized for being the ultimate team player, safety advocate, and leader in his role. Richardson has been with the health system for over 9 years and serves both the Berrien and…

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Georgia ranks 16th in nation for Advanced Placement (AP) pass rate

February 25, 2024

  Georgia ranks 16th in the nation for the percentage of students passing Advanced Placement (AP) exams, according to data released by the College Board today. The percentage of students earning a 3 or higher on an AP exam was 21% for the class of 2023 in Georgia public schools, similar to the 21.2% pass…

State of Georgia

Lt. Governor Burt Jones Backs Georgia’s Veterans Community; Senate Passes Veterans Package 

February 25, 2024

  ATLANTA | Today, Lt. Governor Burt Jones’s veterans legislative priority package passed the Senate. Senate Bills 375, 385, and 398, along with Senate Resolution 527 were all passed to help address the educational, mental health, and housing needs of Georgia’s veterans. “It is a priority of mine to highlight and improve the needs of…

Area Sports

Public Input About State Deer Management Plan Requested: Open House Style Meetings and Online Input Opportunities

February 25, 2024

How many white-tailed deer should we have in Georgia? The answer varies depending on whom you ask. Management of Georgia’s white-tailed deer herd can be a challenging and, at times, controversial topic. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD), the white-tailed deer is Georgia’s most popular game species. Currently, management…

Gov. Kemp, Dnr Announce 2024 Forestry For Wildlife Partners

February 12, 2024

Gov. Brian and First Lady Marty Kemp and Georgia Department of Natural Resources leaders recognized four corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across the state. Forest Investment Associates, Georgia Power, Weyerhaeuser and PotlatchDeltic were named DNR’s 2024 Forestry for Wildlife partners. Coordinated by the agency’s Wildlife Resources Division,…

Angler Wins Grand Prize For The 2023 Georgia Bass Slam

February 10, 2024

Anglers that succeed in earning a Georgia Bass Slam already have earned an accomplishment plus they get some fun rewards, but it’s even more exciting when you win the Grand Prize for the 2023 Bass Slam! Out of the 57 anglers that got a Georgia Bass Slam in 2023, the Grand Prize winner was Jason…

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