Irwin County

Irwin County, Georgia

207 S Irwin Ave Suite 2
Ocilla, GA 31774
Phone: (229) 468-9441
Fax: (229) 468-9672

In south-central GA, north of Valdosta; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Jared Irwin (1750-1818), twice GA governor (1796-98; 1806-09)

Area (sq mi):: 362.73 (land 356.81; water 5.92) Population per square mile: 28.30
Population 2005: 10,093 State rank: 129 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 14.80% Population 2000: 9,931 (White 71.50%; Black or African American 25.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $14,867; median household $30,257; Population below poverty level: 17.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,206-$20,590
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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If there's any doubt on that score, just look at the two False Claims Act settlements that came out this week -- a $20 million settlement with the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, and a $520,000 settlement with Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla.
In his Irwin County Hospital case, won with the help of co-counsel Brandon Hornsby at the Hornsby Law Group in Atlanta, the whistleblowers walked away with a $130,000 award for helping stop the fraud, and as compensation for the retaliation that followed.
In the Irwin County Hospital case, the allegations involved kickbacks for patient referrals and for billing for improperly performed imaging services.
One of the letters he wrote while incarcerated at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga.
BULLETIN BOARD: BSIO) , a developer of high-end security systems for commercial and governmental use, announced today that it has received a purchase order from the Irwin County Sheriff's Department in Ocilla, Ga.
Isaac Thomas, jail administrator for the Irwin County Sheriff's Department, said, "The ClearID2000 system is ideal for our operations.
Louis Hunt of Walker County, 1st District; Dean Jones of Hall County, 2nd District; Marvin Ruark of Morgan County, 4th District; Jimmy Perry of Bleckley County 6th District; Gennis Folsom of Tattnall County, 7th District; Phil Redding of Clay County, 8th District; Gary Paulk of Irwin County, 10th District.
Teaming up with ABC Bancorp will allow The Bank of Ocilla to expand the banking products and services it can offer to the people and businesses of Ocilla and Irwin County.
Denham represents Irwin County Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), headquartered in Ocilla, Ga.