Investigator Kenny Morgan, a veteran lawman of nearly 30 years, came across a felony kidnapping case in progress Wednesday afternoon while driving along the U.S. Highway 441 bypass at Irwinton Road in Baldwin County.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Board of Commissioners approved a budget Wednesday afternoon that is slightly smaller than last year’s. While millage rates won’t be set until August, the budget is built on the same tax revenue as last year.
TIFTON — The sound of basketballs against hardwood was ubiquitous at Tift County High School this week. Participants in the Lil’ Devils hoops camp filled the floor, taking over five of the six standard goals and another that was brought in for the littlest of hands.
DALTON, Ga. — Dalton businessman Bob Chandler said he was just a little reluctant when he was told he'd been selected as the 2019 Toast of the Town honoree.
DALTON, Ga. — Dalton Public Schools and the Dalton Police Department have agreed to a contract that seeks to add another school resource officer (SRO) for the school system, possibly as soon as the next school year that starts in August.
THOMASVILLE — The Thomas County Board of Education’s fiscal 2020 budget of $57.7 million reflects a 5.5 percent increase with no increase on property taxes.
DALTON, Ga. — The damaged oversized decorative baseball at the Miracle Field has been reshaped and will be restored, refurbished and given a new surrounding after it was knocked off its pedestal, dented and scuffed over the weekend.
DALTON, Ga. — Logan Cole played many sports while growing up, but little did he know he was just waiting for the right one to come along.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — On the morning of May 30, Southern Regional Technical College Provost Jim Glass and Robert Hutson III of Robert Hutson Ford Lincoln Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Moultrie met for a signing that solidified Southwest Georgia’s first Ford ACE Partnership.
THOMASVILLE — The Thomas County Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Dr. Lisa Williams' evaluation after a closed session at a Tuesday night meeting.
LIVE OAK — It happened faster than Brandon Fernald expected, but with his daughter Mallory having just graduated, he knows how quickly time moves.
DALTON, Ga. — Omar Hernandez was relaxing on a dock with a fishing pole in his hand a couple of weeks ago in Cape Coral, Florida, when his phone began to ring.
DALTON, Ga. — With an increase in teacher salaries and raises for non-certified personnel, Whitfield County Schools may have to dip into its general fund reserve balance for the next fiscal year, but it would be just a little dip.
THOMASVILLE — A former employee of a U.S. 19 South store had been restricted from being at the business earlier in the day when he returned Monday night, according to reports.
VALDOSTA – The 1969 Stonewall Inn riots in New York, an event chronicled as the driving force behind gay rights organizations, will be remembered at an upcoming community picnic.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – A Colquitt County man has been charged with trying to connect with two Lowndes County juveniles for sex acts, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Monday.
DALTON, Ga. — The man accused of murdering two women in the home he shared with them in north Whitfield County is scheduled for trial in September.
CAIRO — Young bikers are revving their engines for an upcoming event intended to promote academics among motocross athletes, but nearby residents say they're concerned about the implications.
THOMASVILLE — Some motorists who attempted to forge flooded streets during heavy rainfall Sunday found their vehicles disabled, while a car left a city street and landed in a ditch.
DALTON, Ga. — A Whitfield County grand jury has indicted a Dalton man who is charged with murder on additional counts after the man and the district attorney were unable to reach a plea deal.
DALTON, Ga. — In just one day, Whitfield County Parks and Recreation Department employees counted around 60 cars parked at the disc golf course at Westside Park.
The death of a 26-year-old inmate earlier this week at Baldwin State Prison near Milledgeville is under investigation by state authorities as a homicide case.
This Week's Circulars
Sara Brinson Browne, 89, passed away Thursday at her residence. Services will be held Saturday June 15, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Irwinton Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery. Dr. Gary Horton will officiate. Ms. Browne was born in Climax, Ga. the daughter of the late Roger Hu…
Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Brown Harden transition from this life on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 10 a.m. in Scenic Memorial Gardens. She was born on May 20, 1940 to the late Mr. Earnist and Arline Trawick Brown in Hancock County, Georgia. She …
Funeral services for Mr. Johnny B. Booker of Atlanta, formerly of Milledgeville, will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, beginning at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church 508 Ga Highway 49 West, Milledgeville. Remains will lie in state at 1 p.m. until the service hour. The interment will foll…
Dorothy Darby Wharton, 95, of Greenville, S.C. passed away on June 9, 2019, in Milledgeville. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, James Hopkins Wharton; her parents, Edward Darby and Lena Coker Darby, of Belton, S.C.; and twin sister, Anna Smith Rhodes. She is survived by her son…
Robert Melvin Langford Jr., 66, passed away Wednesday at his residence. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Gale will officiate. Mr. Langford was born in Milledgeville, the son of the late Robert Melvin and Rebecca Langfo…
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