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Sandersville man wins $75K instant prize


A 20-year-old man won $75K off an instant lottery ticket Thursday purchased at Discount Tobacco, located at 640 Wilkinson St. in Milledgeville.

Christopher Williams, from Sandersville, played the Jumbo Bucks Classic - Anniversary Edition and told the GA Lottery he became flush with excitement, according to a news release.

Williams said he intends to help his siblings financially.


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OFTC Hosts Black History Month Events

OFTC Hosts Black History Month Events

In honor of Black History Month, Oconee Fall Line Technical College's Student Government Association hosted incredible guest speakers at campuses throughout its service areas.

 

"Observances like Black History Month are a great opportunity for our students and staff to celebrate African American history and culture," said Janet Smith, director of student life at OFTC. "Our programs featured leaders from the communities we serve who shared life lessons and an inspiring message for all."

WCHS Lady Hawks Advance to Sweet 16

The Washington County High School Lady Hawks continue to dominate in post-season play defeating South Atlanta Hgh School in Atlanta Feb. 17, 57-54.  Leading scorers were Nia Johnson, Daknequa White, and Nijeria Jordan with 19, 17, and 12 points respectively. They advanced to the Sweet Sixteen and will play Calhoun High School in Calhoun Sat., Feb. 21, at 4:30 weather permitting.

Team members are Shaquetta Williams- #32 Sr.; Daknequa White- #23 Sr.; Aakiyah Harlemon-#11  Sr.; Nia Johnson- #3 Jr.; Jada Chapple- #10 Jr.; Ashlee Dixon-#25 So.; Courtney Johnson- #31 So.; Nijeria Jordan- #13 Fr.; Aniah Poole- #20 So.; Cemyia White- #22 So.; Kerryn Murray- #14 Jr.; Nikayona Warthen- #21 Fr.; and Daavaneek Brookins-#12 Jr. Sug Parker is head coach and Edwina Roberson is assistant coach.

OFTC South Foundation Hosts Annual TOOLS Program

OFTC South Foundation Hosts Annual TOOLS Program

The OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. awarded tools to 17 Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) students at its TOOLS (Tools for Outstanding Occupational Leadership Students) program ceremony. During the 16th annual program held at the DuBose Porter Center, presenters shared the students’ inspiring stories of succeeding in the face of adversity and challenges.

“The students receiving the awards are a prime example of how OFTC provides the education for workforce development in the communities we serve,” said Dr. Lloyd Horadan, OFTC President.

The TOOLS Program is sponsored by the OFTC South Foundation, the Louie & Evelyn Livingston Family Foundation, and Morris Bank. The wide variety of essential tools, from stethoscopes, toolboxes to daycare items will help the following students to get a jump-start on their careers.

Cala Alligood, Radiologic Technology (Rentz)

Crystal Daniel, Medical Assisting (McRae-Helena)

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OFTC Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL and Rick Perkins Awards

OFTC Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL and Rick Perkins Awards

Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) recently selected its semi-finalists for two distinguished, statewide awards programs. While the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) recognizes the success of technical students, the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors the college’s most outstanding instructors.

The following OFTC students were chosen for their academic excellence and leadership as GOAL semi-finalists:

• Brianna Carey, Respiratory Care (Telfair County)

• Karonda Hall, Respiratory Care (Laurens County)

• Olive Rehberg, Medical Assisting (Laurens County)

• Abbie Smith, Radiologic Technology (Bleckley County)

OFTC Recognizes Fall 2014 Scholars

OFTC Recognizes Fall 2014 Scholars

Dr. Lloyd Horadan, president of Oconee Fall Line Technical College, is pleased to announce the 150 students on the President’s List and 383 students on the Dean’s List for the 2014 Fall semester.

To be eligible for the President's List, students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher with a course load of at least 12 credit hours during the term. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and a course load of at least 7 credit hours during the semester.

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WCHS Players Named to All-Region Team

WCHS Players Named to All-Region Team

Congratulations to the following Washington County High School Golden Hawks who were named to the 2014 All-Region Football Team. “These young men made the All-Region Team and are so deserving. Please congratulatethem when you see them,” said Coach Joel Ingram.

Region Player of the Year: AJ Gray (WACO)

Defensive Player of the Year: Will Coneway (WACO)

Specialist of the Year: (PK) Wesley Rubiera (WACO)

First-Team Offense

OL-Logan Jones (WACO)

OL-Darius Deese (WACO)

WR-Jaquavious Latimer (WACO)

TE-CJ Davis (WACO)

First- Team Defense

DL- Logan Hunt (WACO)

LB-Dylan Steadman (WACO)

DB-Lorenzo Watts (WACO)

DB-Dylan Hilson (WACO)

Second-Team Offense

OL-Quinton Morris (WACO)

OL-Dylan Steadman (WACO)

RB-Darius Tucker (WACO)

RB-Justin Lawrence (WACO)

QB-Brandon Boykin (Butler)