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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    February 13, 2019Middle Georgia State to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management   A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is joining Middle Georgia State University’s degree lineup.   The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree proposal at its February 12 meeting in Atlanta.   “Sport management is a growing field, nationally and in Georgia,” said Dr. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    Hand Washing Epidemic Cause for Alarm  Dublin, Georgia (02/13/2019)– After recent buzz surrounding hand washing, Fairview Park Hospital doctors are speaking out about the difference hand washing can make, especially during flu season. A staggering 80% of infections are spread by touch which is a big reason why the hospital wants to get the message out.  Dr. Travis Jasper, Emergency Room Medical ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    PRESS RELEASE Contact:   Ines Ownes, DirectorSen. Larry Walker Appointed to Georgia World Congress Center Authority Overview Committee  ATLANTA (February 13, 2019) | Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) was recently appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) Authority Overview Committee. The committee is made up of six state Senators and six state ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Political
    Friday, February 08, 2019
    Fairview Park Hospital Hosts Heart Month Events in February  Dublin, Georgia (2/7/2019): Fairview Park Hospital has started February off with a month-long goal of educating hospital employees and the community about heart health.   “February is always a month that we present a strong focus on Heart Health for our community, our patients and faculty,” says Dr. Travis Jasper, Medical Director ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, February 08, 2019
                                          COLUMN Contact:  Ines Ownens, Director                           Week Four at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) Four weeks have passed since the beginning of Georgia’s 155th General Assembly and things are moving right along here under the Gold Dome.  On Thursday the Senate passed our first piece of legislation of the session, Senate Bill 25. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political, Community
    Thursday, February 07, 2019
    Categories: Economic, Community, Education
    Thursday, February 07, 2019
     For Immediate Release:                                    Contact: Kyle Collins  478-232-3331 Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019                                       District Two Communications Crack seal closing US 80 lanes from DT Dublin across the riverDUBLIN - Contract crack sealing crews will enter travel lanes beginning tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. on State Route (SR) 26/US 80 beginning from East ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, February 05, 2019
    For Immediate RElease:                                    Contact:  Kyle Collins  478-.232.3331 Tuesday, February 5, 2019                                District Two CumunicationsVeterans BLVD turn lane adding safety at Lancaster StreetDUBLIN - A Georgia DOT Quick Response project began today in the city of Dublin, closing US 80/Veterans Boulevard inside lanes at Lancaster Street. Reeves ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    COLUMN Contact: Ines Owens, Director                 Update from the Capitol: Big Issues at a Glance   By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) There are many issues in the state of Georgia that garner a lot of media attention, questions and comments from our constituents, but probably the most talked about this year surround access and affordability of health care. With the two “hot” topics ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political, Community
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    Industrial Workplace Fundamentals Student Completers Honored at OFTC Ceremony01/29/19DUBLIN, Ga., (OFTC) --In November, Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) offered a five-week Industrial Workplace Fundamentals (IWF) course in Dublin designed to prepare individuals to enter the workforce for a career in manufacturing. On Tuesday, January 29, the first cohort of IWF student completers were ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic
    Friday, February 01, 2019
       PRESS RELEASE - For Immediate ReleaseCOST OF LIVING INDEX                                               Beginning with the fourth quarter of 2007, C2ER has annually published an unweighted average of prices accumulated from the previous three quarters. This analysis uses average prices submitted for the first three quarters of 2018.  For further details on the annual average methodology, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    No class cancellations, school to continue as scheduled Wednesday            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact: Jason Halcombe at (478) 353-8384, jason@dcsirish.com  DUBLIN, GA, JANUARY 29, 2019 — Based upon the most updated forecast projections by the National Weather Service, which show no major impact from the current winter storm entering our area, Dublin City Schools will ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Categories: Community, Political
    Monday, January 28, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Ownes, Director                Update from the Capitol: Budget Hearings  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) This week in the Senate, we began joint budget hearings and heard Governor Kemp give his specific proposals for the Amended FY 2019 and General FY 2020 Budgets. The hearings started out with an overall economic outlook from the Governor’s Office of Planning and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 21, 2019
    Summer Youth Works    The City of Dublin, Dublin-Laurens County Chamber of Commerce and the Heart of Georgia College and Career Academy need your help this summer to provide employment opportunities for local youth registered with the Summer Youth Works program.  Summer Youth Works will be an eight (8) week program and will run from June 3, 2019 through July 26, 2019. During the first week of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 21, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorUpdate from the Capitol: The 2019 Session Convenes  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R - Perry) This Monday, January 14th, marked the beginning of the 155th General Assembly. It feels great to be back at the Capitol representing the 20th Senate District. This year has already been an exciting one—at the beginning of the week Governor Brian P. Kemp was inaugurated and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
                                                                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE REALEASE Contact: Ines Owens, Director                            Sen. Larry Walker Appointed to Influential Senate CommitteesATLANTA (January 17, 2019) | Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) has been appointed by the Senate Committee on Assignments to serve as a member of the Agriculture and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Categories: Community