Hospitals face readmission fines

...in Donalsonville; Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin; Grady General in Cairo; Hutcheson Medical in Fort Oglethorpe; Irwin County in Ocilla; Murray Medical Center in Chatsworth; Northside Hospital in Atlanta; Northside Medical Center in Columbus...

Wilson, Woods draw contrasts at education forum

...Republican Richard Woods shared different strategies for addressing that during a candidate forum Monday.Woods, a former Irwin County educator and administrator, said tests should be divided up during the school year as benchmarks rather than given...

Across Georgia

...recount in the race for state school superintendent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday.Kemp said the Irwin County educator won 50.09 percent of votes compared with 49.91 percent of votes cast for Michael L. Buck, the chief academic...

Across the region

...chief academic officer of the Georgia Department of Education.Unofficial tallies after the July 22 race showed that Irwin County educator Richard Woods earned just over 50 percent of votes and the two were separated by less than 1 percent of total...

Superintendent candidates face off in debate

...she said several times.On most questions, the candidates generally agreed.Woods is a career educator from rural Irwin County, and Wilson is a former Decatur school board chairwoman who served a term as president of the Georgia School Boards...

Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...Buck is seeking the statewide superintendent of school position against former state superintendent candidate and Irwin County educator Richard Woods.Also on the Republican runoff ballot are longtime Congressman Jack Kingston and Tea Party favorite...

Corn maze benefits students

TIFTON, Ga. - In Irwin County, children and adults crunch through the twists and turns of a...shaped maze is a teaching tool and outdoor education lab for an Irwin County High School's agriculture project. It isn't just city slickers...

Harlem's state baseball title game appearances

...game appearances. June 3, 1974 Harlem 4-12, Irwin County 3-2 at Harlem Harlem's won its first Class...finished the season 21-1. May 31, June 3, 1975 Irwin County 6, Harlem 2 Irwin County 8-6, Harlem 9-5 at Ocilla, Ga. After Harlem...

Runoffs set fields for November elections

...Republican primary.The Republican primary proved too close to call late Tuesday night. Unofficial tallies showed longtime Irwin County educator Richard Woods with just over 50 percent of the vote against Michael Buck, the chief academic officer at the...

Deputy arrested by GBI

...with five other men in neighboring Irwin County. Benjamin Hodge, 36, was a major...operation. Special Agent Rothwell said Irwin County Sheriff Donnie Youghn initiated...because of cooperation between Irwin County sheriff's deputies, GBI agents...