• News for Chamber

  • 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
                                          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
    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
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    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
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