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ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

ELECTION DAY | Last Minute Voter Information

Tuesday marks Election Day.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

When you go to vote, be sure to take your Georgia license, passport or military photo ID. You'll need to show that before voting.

If you need to doublecheck your polling location, enter your information and the database will show you where you're registered.

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What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

The Supreme Court upheld the health care law today in a splintered, complex opinion that appears to give President Obama a major victory.

What questions remain in your mind regarding the Supreme Court's decision? 

We are working to explore how this affects you. 

Comment below in the Comment Section to share your thoughts.  

Twiggs County Ranks Among Georgia's High Unemployment Rates

Twiggs County Ranks Among Georgia's High Unemployment Rates

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in Twiggs County was 10.8 percent in May.

Twiggs is one of 67 Georgian counties above 10 percent.

That's compared to Georgia's overall unemployment rate of 8.9 percent.

Metro Macon rose to 9.4 percent in May, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.1 percent in April, a Georgia Department of Labor news release says.

The rate was 10.1 percent in May 2011. 

Overall, Georgia's unemployment rate remained unchanged from April to May in 2011 and is down from May 2010, where the unemployment rate was 9.8 percent.

Ceremony Dedicates New Bridge to Richard Lynn Daniels

Ceremony Dedicates New Bridge to Richard Lynn Daniels

A ceremony  dedicating a new bridge honors Richard Lynn Daniels Tuesday.

The ceremony will be a dedication ceremony naming the future new bridge at the interchange of I-16 and Hwy 96 the Richard Lynn Daniels Memorial Bridge.  All are invited out to this event. There will be drinks and refreshments supplied by the Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office.

New Interchange Dedicated to Richard Lynn Daniels

New Interchange Dedicated to Richard Lynn Daniels

A ceremony to dedicate a new bridge in honor of Richard Lynn Daniels happens Tuesday.

Cochran Police Sgt. Runs for Twiggs Sheriff

Cochran Police Sgt. Runs for Twiggs Sheriff

Calvin Banks is a quiet and unassuming man. At the age of 56, he is a seasoned law enforcement veteran - and he got his start in his home county of Twiggs, when former sheriff Doyle Stone called him and asked him if he wanted a job in the early 1990s.

Calvin, married to Belinda, a family man, was born and raised in Jeffersonville. He attended Twiggs County High School, but "I didn't graduate then, I left to go to New Jersey, where I lived and worked." He did take some community college classes while in New Jersey, and later on got his G.E.D.

He had just been transferred back to Georgia with his job, when he heard from Stone. "I had never thought about being in law enforcement. In fact, I wanted to be a race car driver and a singer when I was growing up."