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County hopes to get out of contract Tobar negotiated

Grady County officials say they are counting down the days until the county can get out from under a five-year contract with Windstream Communications negotiated by former administrator Carlos Tobar. On Tuesday, Grady County Administrator J.C. (Buddy) Johnson III, received the board’s blessing to execute a three-year agreement with CNS Next to provide telephone and…

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Yule Parade is Thursday

The annual Cairo Christmas Parade has grown to 121 entries as of Tuesday, according to Cairo-Grady County Chamber of Commerce officials. The parade steps off at 7 p.m. Thursday and will follow the traditional route south down Broad Street from the chamber and conclude at First United Methodist Church. This year’s theme is “Christmas Under…

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Nivel looks to hire 50 additional workers

A local firm is looking to expand its employment by approximately 50 new jobs and the company is currently seeking prospective candidates. Nivel Parts and Manufacturing has hired more than 50 employees already and Grady County Joint Development Authority Executive Director Julian Brown says the company is looking to hire an additional 50 employees. The…

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