ETON — School is still a couple of weeks away from starting for Murray County students, but when the kids return to Eton Elementary, they will have something the school hasn't had since 1993 -- new playground equipment.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The cities of Doerun and Moultrie welcomed an Economic Development Bus Tour this week to display the great opportunity the cities provide potential businesses interested in locating in Georgia.
DALTON, Ga. — The hot topics along with the biscuits and bacon at the annual Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce “State of the Community” breakfast Thursday morning were sewers, other capital projects, new housing developments and the push for another Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).
DALTON, Ga. — An opponent of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax that failed in March was selected as chairman of a new citizen advisory committee that will make recommendations on the projects and terms for the next SPLOST.
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE – Capt. Mark Weber "was an amazing young man," Lt. Col. Jason Egger said. "He comes from a family steeped in military service."
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Statewide races are behind us and a presidential election is coming next year, but 2019 has its own election season for five of Colquitt County’s six municipalities.
CAMILLA, Ga. — The first human case of the season of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in a Mitchell County resident, according to officials with Southwest Health District.
VALDOSTA – Roads were blocked off, law-enforcement officials busily directed traffic and more than 700 volunteers assisted with Valdosta State University freshman move-in day Thursday.
DALTON, Ga. — For the sixth straight year, Dalton Public Schools officials expect to maintain a millage (property tax) rate of 8.2 mills, but tax revenues are expected to increase by 0.95% through rising property values.
DALTON, Ga. — After decades of suggestions and proposals for improving the area around the Dalton Convention Center, Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock says he has been in talks with a Ringgold developer for a hotel on land near the center on Dug Gap Mountain.
TIFTON — The first 41 South Farmers Market, located at the old BJ’s Produce Market, located at 2502 Hwy 41 S., was called a success by organizer M. Jay Hall.
BELL, Fla. — The Branford Buccaneers football team traveled to Bell High School on Saturday to play in a four-team officials scrimmage that included a win against Williston on the last play of their second scrimmage.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The second of two women involved in a fight that led to the death of a baby surrendered to authorities Sunday at the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office.
THOMASVILLE — Addressing Thomasville City Council Monday night, a Thomasville resident said for Greg Hobbs to continue to serve as mayor is "our worst nightmare for city employees and citizens."
DALTON, Ga. — One of the best ways to improve a community and add to the services provided by a government is through the passage of a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), according to small businessman Chris Shiflett.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A student who reportedly placed another student in a headlock in a restroom at North Murray High School, leading to the other student falling face first onto the floor and suffering injuries, will not return to North Murray when classes resume on Sept. 3, a school administrator said.
LIVE OAK, Fla. — The first week with the Suwannee High football team in full pads ended with a robust three-hour football camp Friday for about 45 Suwannee-area youth.
THOMASVILLE — Sometime after a Gordon Avenue pharmacy closed Friday and opened Monday morning, prescription drugs were taken during a burglary, according to Thomasville Police. The amount of drugs has not been determined.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — For 15 years, Frank Lang was the Moultrie Police Department’s chief, but now he’s saying goodbye as he relinquishes his “Chief Emeritus” title and settles into retirement.
VALDOSTA — A four-day United States Tennis Association tournament generated nearly half-a-million dollars to the Valdosta-Lowndes County economy for the second year in a row.
DALTON, Ga. — From entrepreneurs seeking help in the community's first business incubator to people coming from as far away as Atlanta to attend concerts in downtown Dalton, not quite two years into a five-year effort to revitalize Dalton and Whitfield County, officials with Believe Greater Dalton say there are plenty of signs that Dalton is on the upswing.
DALTON, Ga. — Almost 20 years after Billy Nimmons retired as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dalton and became pastor emeritus of the church, he remained a pastor for many.
TIFTON — A huge crowd of people packed the gym at Tift County High School (TCHS) Saturday Aug. 10, to mourn the loss of a beloved coach and educator, Anthony Bateman.
This Week's Circulars
Floyd Couch, 75, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home. Entombment will be at Baldwin Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Couch was a lifelong resident of Milledgeville and was the owner of C&S Body Shop. …
Richard Neal Fountain, 67, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Thomas and the Rev. Michael Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Snow Hill Cemetery. He was a life-long resident of Mi…
Mary Nancy Swiney West, 69, of Milledgeville, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. She was born in Atlanta on Dec. 22, 1949, to the late Clements Adolphus Swiney and the late Geneva Oglesby Swiney. Mary was retired as a teacher from the Baldwin County School System. A true artist by nature, Ma…
Vivian Lee McDaniel Blizzard, 72, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. Graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Sparta Cemetery with Dr. Jerry Pickard officiating. Mrs. Blizzard was a native of Hancock County but had made her home in Milledgeville for many years. …
- Local woman arrested on vehicular homicide charges
- Law enforcement officers mourn death of Thomas Smith
- Local man arrested on drug charges
- Monument struck by car restored
- Eatonton woman arrested on probation, drug charges
- BOE purchase of GSP property nearing
- Family, friends, colleagues say farewell to WACO sheriff
- Man fatally shot on Karen Circle
- RISING TO THE OCCASION: Trojans tie George Walton in scrimmage
- Volunteers welcome 1,200 students on Georgia College’s Move-In Day