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  Lowndes High honors teacher, throws first pitch at softball game

The high school wanted thank Chauncey by letting her throw out the first pitch of the season.

Tift Co. staff members receive new cars to bring in the school year

Tenneson Nissan has been giving teachers and other staff members vehicle for the past eight years.

  Monroe High teacher gets students excited for school with viral rap video

A Monroe High School teacher and cheerleading coach is getting students excited to go back to school with a rap video that has gone viral on Facebook.

  Albany solider recognized with medal from National Guard

Private 1st Class Terry Brown was among the soldiers recognized with an Army Achievement Medal.

  Crisp Co. Sheriff’s Office employees receive special gift

Employees at Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received a special gift.

  Remix: Crisp Co. Elementary goes back to school, heading down the ‘Old Dirt Road’

Crisp County Elementary School, teachers and staff members are getting kids ready for this upcoming school year with catchy tunes and more.

  ‘I really did have a sense of peace about the procedure itself and his surgeon’: Lee Co. 8-year-old gets life-saving heart transplant

Eight-year-old Bennett Jones is recovering in a St. Louis hospital from a heart transplant.

  Miracle Treat Day provides smiles and helps saves lives

The Dairy Queen in Sylvester delivered Blizzards to children at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Thursday for Miracle Treat Day.

Thursday is Miracle Treat Day

Miracle Treat Day lasts all day Thursday.

  Flowers blossom into smiles for Make Someone Smile Week

The Flower Gallery in Valdosta is trying to make sure that a few dozen nursing home residents have something to smile about.

  'That’s what it’s about for me’: Camilla musician changing lives 1 note at a time

His passion for music led him to several competitions including "American Idol."

  ‘Put him out of his misery’: Dog left paralyzed by pellet gun gets second ‘Chance’ at life, ‘furever’ home

A dog, left paralyzed by a cruel abuser, has found a happy ending in a new, ‘furever’ home.

  Lee Co. native needs your vote to win film competition

Out of hundreds of people, a Lee County native is a top ten finalist in a film competition, and she needs your help to win the $50,000 grand prize.

  Americus student wins big at National Beta Club Convention

An Americus student won big on a national stage.

  Thomas Co. students are turning bottle caps into benches

Dozens of students with Camp STEMTastic are using bottle caps to create something special for their schools.

  Colossal Collards: Americus woman grows abnormally large crop

83-year-old Meland Hope Hawkins grows abnormally large collard greens from her Americus home.

  Valdosta State University team gives back with youth basketball camp

The Valdosta State University (VSU) Athletics Department is giving back to the community with its two week-long Little Blazers Basketball Camp.

  Volunteers sew teddy bears for smiles

Every Wednesday morning Rose Dunlap, a 91 year old volunteer, can be found stamping, stuffing, and sewing teddy bears for a cause.

Americus native to premiere full-length film shot almost entirely in Sumter Co.

The film is the project of one man, Patrick Peacock.

  Mitchell EMC recognized for hard work during storms

Some workers in Southwest Georgia are getting some special recognition today, for going above and beyond the call of duty when Hurricane Michael hit.