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  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    ERDRICH USA, Dublin, GA named “Small Company-Manufacturer of the Year” 04/18/19 Dublin, Ga., (OFTC) -At a luncheon held Thursday, April 18, 2019, Brian Kemp, Governor of the State of Georgia, named Erdrich USA- Dublin, GA, as the winner of the “Small Company- Manufacturer of the Year.” This event is hosted annually by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    OFTC Electronics & Mechatronics Students Receive Free Access to Amatrol eLearning Curriculum040419  Dublin, Ga., (OFTC) -Students taking Mechatronics and Electronics classes at Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) will save hundreds of dollars throughout the course of their program thanks to the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) agreement to provide access to world-class online ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorSine Die at the CapitolBy: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  The Senate adjourned Sine Die just before midnight on April 2nd, marking the end of the 2019 Legislative Session and handing the baton to Governor Kemp. The governor has 40 days to sign or veto any legislation the General Assembly passed this year, meaning May 12th is the last day new laws will be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFairview Park Hospital Receives Center of Excellence Award in Wound Care  Dublin, Georgia (3/18/2019): The Fairview Park Hospital Wound Care Center is proud to announce that it was recently named a Center of Excellence Award recipient in Wound Care by Healogics. This award is presented to centers that are committed and dedicated to wound care by ensuring the best possible ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 29, 2019
                                    PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorSenate Bills 121, 135 and 225 Pass the Georgia House  ATLANTA (March 28, 2019) | Senate Bills 121, 135 and 225, all sponsored by Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry), recently passed the Georgia House of Representatives.  “I am pleased to see these bills receive favorable consideration in the House and continue their journey ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Political
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorWeek Nine at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  Last week in the Senate, we got to work vetting, amending and passing legislation sent to us from the House. Much of that legislation has to do with taxes, as all tax legislation must originate in the House, so I will be updating you in the next few weeks on what tax legislation we’ll be hearing ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Press Release
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Fairview Park Hospital Names New Chief Financial Officer    DUBLIN, GA (03/25/2019):  Fairview Park Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindie Nobles, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  She will replace longtime Fairview Park Hospital CFO Ted Short who retired February 28.   “I am pleased to announce Cindie Nobles as our new CFO,” said Don Avery, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorWeek 10 at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  This week, the Senate completed its 10th legislative week, leaving us with just a little over a week to work our way through the remaining 180 House bills and resolutions. This next week will be our busiest as the last few bills remaining in committee will either be passed out or not make it ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Political, Press Release
    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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