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Pvt. Tyler Sichanthongthip

Forest City’s Sichanthongthip Graduates from Basic Combat Training

Forest City’s Sichanthongthip Graduates from Basic Combat Training

Army National Guard Pvt. Tyler Sichanthongthip has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony,

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GAO Report Confirms that EB-5 Visa Program Susceptible to Fraud and Economic Benefits are Questionable

Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Bob Corker of Tennessee, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report highlights the lack of rigorous oversight of the EB-5 regional center program, specifically how the agency fails to analyze risks, continuously assess fraud and

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Hancock County Supervisors Conduct Little Business

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a very brief agenda which included drainage business and IT upgrades. No motions were made, besides approving the minutes and adjournment.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach says the board postponed discussion on an open ditch cleanout in drainage district and east main #1 and 2