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As of Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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BAXLEY, Ga. — Federal officials say they plan to close the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Georgia Rural Development Office in Baxley.
WTOC-TV reports that the office is scheduled to be closed by Dec. 7.
U.S.D.A. officials say the office has served the agency's southeast region of Georgia for more than 30 years. They say offices in Statesboro, Blackshear and Douglas will remain open.
Baxley is about 90 miles southwest of Savannah.
Make sure all the $50,000 Pigford checks have been distributed before you turn off the lights and lock the doors.