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Dublin hosts 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade

DUBLIN, Ga. — Folks in Dublin gathered on Saturday to watch the city's 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown. The event was sponsored by the Dublin-Laurens Martin Luther King Jr. committee, and started at 10 a.m. Over 100 floats participated in the parade, including ones from Miss Black Dublin and her court, the Dublin High School class of 1971, the Freedom Riders bike group from Warner Robins, Dudley Funeral home, William Grove Baptist Church, and many more.

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Dublin hosts 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade

Nine Newly Indicted in Southern District of Ga on Federal Charges for Crimes Including Drugs and Illegal Firearms Possession

Nine defendants are among those facing federal charges including illegal possession of firearms after separate indictments by a grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia, while recent actions in U.S. District Court include guilty pleas and criminal sentences related to illegal gun possession. The indicted cases are being investigated as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods in collaboration with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the FBI, to reduce violent crime with measures that include targeting convicted felons who illegally carry guns.

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Nine Newly Indicted in Southern District of Ga on Federal Charges for Crimes Including Drugs and Illegal Firearms Possession

Anthony Johnson Net Worth 2023, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Wiki and Career Details

Real Name/Full Name Anthony Kewoa Johnson Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Anthony Johnson Birth Place: Dublin, Georgia, United States Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 March 1984 Age/How Old: 38 years old Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″ Weight:

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Anthony Johnson Net Worth 2023, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Wiki and Career Details

Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff announces new fire station for Dublin's north side

Dublin Mayor Joshua Kight says the new fire station will be located near Highway 441 North to serve that part of the community. DUBLIN, Ga. — Senator Jon Ossoff announced funding for a new fire station in Dublin Tuesday. Dublin Mayor Joshua Kight says the new fire station will be located near Highway 441 North to serve that part of the community.

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Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff announces new fire station for Dublin's north side

Marion L. Brant

U.S. Army Veteran Retired From Ashworth Brothers And A.B. Carter Marion L. Brant, 77, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023, at a local hospital. Mr. Brant was a native of Sycamore, S.C., had lived 10 years in Dublin, GA and over 30 years in Dalton, GA.

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Marion L. Brant

Middle Georgia State opens newly-renovated nursing facility in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ga. — If you want to be a nurse, and live in or around Dublin, you're in luck. Middle Georgia State University has a brand new nursing facility, and it just opened Friday in the Emerald City. Imagine walking into a college nursing classroom and having a lifelike, or, almost lifelike patient in the room.

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Middle Georgia State opens newly-renovated nursing facility in Dublin

MGA Dublin campus renovations expand healthcare degree program

The campus celebrated the completion of a nearly $6.8 million project, Friday. DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – An expansion project at Middle Georgia State University’s Dublin campus is helping to meet the need for more nurses. The campus celebrated the completion of a nearly $6.8 million renovation and expansion project, Friday.

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MGA Dublin campus renovations expand healthcare degree program

'People can visibly see a difference': Dublin to plant 1,000 trees for a more peaceful atmosphere

Mayor Joshua Kight says he hopes this is just the first step in Dublin's beautification plans DUBLIN, Ga. — Something's growing in Dublin -- 1,000 trees. Dublin Mayor Joshua Kight created the initiative to bring a little more green into the city. For Kight, it's about planting for the future and investing in the community, "But then, from the trees itself, you get that essential thing you need, which is shade," he said.

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'People can visibly see a difference': Dublin to plant 1,000 trees for a more peaceful atmosphere

Business spotlight: Farmers Home Furniture

Full company name: Farmers Home Furniture Address: 120 N. Main St., Chiefland, FL, 32644 Manager/owner name(s) and contact information: No. Same local location since 1999. If an added location, where is your home office/business located? Home office in Dublin, Georgia.

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Business spotlight: Farmers Home Furniture

Man dies after crashing into a tree on New Year's Day in Dublin

The Georgia State Patrol says say alcohol was involved in the crash. DUBLIN, Ga. — A man is dead after crashing into a tree in Dublin on New Year's Day, according to the Georgia State Patrol. They say around 1 a.m. on New Year's Day troopers responded to a crash on McLendon Road near its intersection with John Lowery Road.

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Man dies after crashing into a tree on New Year's Day in Dublin

Man dies after crashing into a tree on New Year's Day in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ga. — A man is dead after crashing into a tree in Dublin on New Year's Day, according to the Georgia State Patrol. They say around 1 a.m. on New Year's Day troopers responded to a crash on McLendon Road near its intersection with John Lowery Road.

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Man dies after crashing into a tree on New Year's Day in Dublin

Dublin VA informs veterans on new legislation to help those exposed to toxic chemicals

The legislation applies to veterans of Vietnam and Gulf Wars or post 9/11 conflicts who were exposed to toxic chemicals. DUBLIN, Ga. — Are you a veteran? Are you signed up for your VA benefits? The Dublin VA helps folks understand if they're eligible for the "Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act," known as the PACT ACT.

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Dublin VA informs veterans on new legislation to help those exposed to toxic chemicals

Man on bicycle killed after being hit by car in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ga. — A man has died after being hit by a car in Dublin. GSP says that 58-year-old Jerry Lee Johnson of Dublin was riding a bicycle south on Old Macon Road near Woodvale Drive when he was hit by a car on December 30. They say the roadway was dark, and the bicycle had no lights.

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Man on bicycle killed after being hit by car in Dublin

Charles Brantley

Charles Brantley went to dwell in the house of the Lord forever on Dec. 27, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on July 26, 1939 in Dublin, Georgia, to Mr. Charles Slaton Brantley and Mrs. Mary White Brantley. His family moved to Jacksonville in 1948 where he graduated from Robert E Lee High School.

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Charles Brantley

Laurens County inmate found dead in jail cell

The Laurens County Sheriff's Office says the inmate was unresponsive when officers found him, and they determined he was dead after entering the cell. DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) –An inmate at the Laurens County Detention Center was found dead in his cell on Tuesday. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office says the inmate was unresponsive when officers found him, and they determined he was dead after entering the cell.

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Laurens County inmate found dead in jail cell

Dublin community remembers late NFL star Demaryius Thomas 1 year after his death

The former Bronco died December 9, 2021 and people held a ceremony to honor his legacy. DUBLIN, Ga. — The people in Laurens County remember how Demaryius Thomas made an impact on the Dublin community. On Friday, student-athletes, coaches, and parents came to honor the former Denver Bronco at Oconee Gym.

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Dublin community remembers late NFL star Demaryius Thomas 1 year after his death

Methamphetamine, heroin trafficking conspiracy alleged in newly unsealed federal indictment

CORRECTED BELOW To note defendant Keith Wheeler Jr. is 31 years old. DUBLIN, GA: A newly unsealed federal indictment charges 13 people with participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy distributing large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin in the Laurens County area. The indictment in USA v. Martin et.

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Methamphetamine, heroin trafficking conspiracy alleged in newly unsealed federal indictment

Downtown Dublin decked out for Christmas parade

DUBLIN, Ga. — Downtown Dublin was filled with Christmas cheer on Saturday for the Dublin Christmas parade. It began at 2 p.m., and stretched over a mile through the Bellevue and Downtown Historic Districts. Several floats showed up, all representing the Dublin community that cruised down Jackson Street.

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Downtown Dublin decked out for Christmas parade

Dublin pastor crafts pens as way to minister, form relationships with others

DUBLIN, Ga. — We first met Pastor Wes Pinkley when we visited Poplar Springs Baptist Church this year. "We're a southern church, but we're well older than the Southern Baptist Convention," he said. He's a pastor who likes to give away presents.

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Dublin pastor crafts pens as way to minister, form relationships with others

Dublin native gets big win on 'Wheel of Fortune'

DUBLIN, Ga. — A Dublin native made Central Georgia proud in his appearance on a popular CBS game show. According to the Dublin City Schools Facebook page, Dublin High School Class of 2021 Valedictorian and current Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets student Quincy Howard competed on Wheel of Fortune Monday night.

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Dublin native gets big win on 'Wheel of Fortune'

'They were all about doing things that would service the public': Dublin Motel on historic preservation list

DUBLIN, Ga. — The Dudley Motel and Cafe in Dublin is on a statewide list of endangered historic places. Last year the city proposed a park to honor its original owner Herbert Dudley. Hub Dudley Motel and Café served as a refuge for African Americans traveling through Central Georgia.

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'They were all about doing things that would service the public': Dublin Motel on historic preservation list

Dublin motel makes 2023 Georgia ‘Places in Peril’ list

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released the list Wednesday DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Laurens County site makes the 2023 List of Georgia’s 10 Places in Peril. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released the new list Wednesday. The list includes the Dudley Motel, Cafe and Service Station in Dublin.

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Dublin motel makes 2023 Georgia ‘Places in Peril’ list

Les Madeleines bakery closing after 19 years

SALT LAKE CITY — After 19 years in business, Les Madeleines, a popular French bakery and café, is closing down. The bakery got a lot of attention for its Kouign Amann, a pastry from the Brittany region of France. It brings in customers from near and far, including Georgia honeymooners Chase and Leandra Shannon.

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Les Madeleines bakery closing after 19 years

GBI investigating 59-year-old man's shooting death in East Dublin

59-year-old Jeffrey Jerome Bell was found dead from a single gunshot to the chest during a welfare check. According to Deputy Coroner Nathan Stanley, just after 11 a.m., 59-year-old Jeffrey Jerome Bell was found dead during a welfare check. Bell was shot once in the chest and was pronounced dead at 12:17 p.m.

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GBI investigating 59-year-old man's shooting death in East Dublin

Anthony Johnson biography: 13 things about MMA fighter born in Dublin, Georgia

Anthony Kewoa Johnson was a mixed martial artist born in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia, United States. Here are 13 more things about her: In 1985, his grandparents adopted him. In 2004, he was the Junior College National Champion in the 174 pounds category of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

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Anthony Johnson biography: 13 things about MMA fighter born in Dublin, Georgia

'You might be the smile that somebody needs': Dublin Salvation Army in need of bellringers

DUBLIN, Ga. — Now that Halloween's over, the holidays will come rushing in and the Dublin Salvation Army is already preparing. They're organizing their Red Kettle Campaign to help families in need, but they need your help. The Salvation Army is more than just a store.

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'You might be the smile that somebody needs': Dublin Salvation Army in need of bellringers

East Dublin man dies in fatal car accident on Highway 29

DUBLIN, Ga. — An East Dublin man is dead after a fatal car accident on Monday just after 8:30 p.m. on Georgia Highway 29, according to a release from the Georgia State Patrol. 65-year-old Marvin Ricky Foskey was pronounced dead at the scene. The Ford Explorer driven by Foskey was traveling south on Highway 29 when it was hit head-on by a Chevrolet truck that crossed the center line.

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East Dublin man dies in fatal car accident on Highway 29