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4 08, 2016

PIA of Georgia Names New Officers; Tillman Elected President

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Members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia (PIA of Georgia) elected Hamilton Tillman serve as president at their annual meeting held at Lake Oconee, Georgia. Tillman is president of Tillman Insurance Agency, Valdosta, Ga., and specializes in business insurance …

4 08, 2016

Golf Cart Thefts Reported in 3 Mississippi Counties

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A man in Kiln, Miss., is accused of possessing a golf cart stolen from a state park there, and Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam says police in at least two neighboring counties also report recent golf cart thefts. Adam tells …

4 08, 2016

West Virginia Workers’ Comp Rates to Decrease by 14%

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The National Council on Compensation Insurance filed a proposed drop of 14.7 percent in workers’ compensation loss cost rates with the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner. In response, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the state will save employers $36 …

2 08, 2016

10 Arrested in North Carolina Staged Auto Accident Ring

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Nine residents in Pitt County, North Carolina, were arrested in connection with an alleged staged auto accident ring, according to a statement from the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI). Investigators allege the accused staged seven separate vehicle crashes between …

2 08, 2016

Extreme Drought Hurting Crops in Parts of Georgia

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Georgia’s ongoing drought – combined with above-average heat – is taking a toll on some crops in the state, authorities said. Crops feeling the effects of the brutal weather include peanuts, corn and hay, WSB Radio reported “It’s kind of …

2 08, 2016

Kentucky Man Arrested for Theft of 10 Vehicles

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An eastern Kentucky man accused of stealing 10 vehicles in a crime spree spanning less than two weeks has been arrested. Clay County Sheriff Kevin Johnson tells the Lexington Herald-Leader that the series of crimes allegedly committed by Timothy Lawson …

2 08, 2016

Florida Calls on Feds for Help as Number of Zika Cases Jumps to 14

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The state of Florida has identified 10 more cases of Zika virus caused by local mosquitoes and has asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send in experts to help with its investigation of the outbreak. The …

29 07, 2016

Fire that Damaged Historic Georgia Courthouse Believed to be Arson

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A fire that caused heavy damage to the historic courthouse in Macon County, Georgia, is being investigated as a case of arson. WSFA reports that that the Macon County Sheriff’s Office believes the July 9 fire was deliberately set. Multiple …

29 07, 2016

Florida Says Zika Mosquitoes Likely in State

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Health officials in Florida on Friday reported the first cases of local transmission of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in continental United States. The Florida department of health has concluded that the four reported cases of the virus are likely mosquito-borne, …

28 07, 2016

Beazley Expands Event Cancellation Coverage for Political Violence, Terrorism Incidents

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Beazley, a provider of event cancellation insurance, has expanded its terrorism and political violence event cancellation insurance for the sports, entertainment and leisure industries in the U.S. to include riots, civil commotion, strikes, the threat of a terrorist act and …