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Two vehicle accident near Waffle House

An afternoon wreck occurred on 16th Avenue near the Waffle House.   Read more | Add your comment

The Beauty of The Bag

Since the pandemic, we’ve begun a new way of life. Some have hated the entrapment of being indoors ... Read more | Add your comment

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 18-24, 2021. This year’s theme is Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage ... Read more | Add your comment

God Hit the Reset Button! Dooly COVID victims remembered, survivors celebrated

  By Neil B. McGahee, Managing Editor When nearly 200 people came to the Dooly County High School gymnasium, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Traffic Impediment

PUBLIC NOTICE Traffic Impediment Contractors will be working on the sidewalk on Pecan Street between 11th Avenue and 13th Avenue on April 22nd & April 23rd.  Expect traffic ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 19, 2021 4:19 pm

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Pilot killed in Pineview crop duster crash

A crop dusting plane crashed at about 8:57 a.m. this morning. According to witnesses that plane hit a set of heavy duty power lines which ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 3:44 pm

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Elevate Your Relationship

    by Becca Stackhouse UGA Extension   Crisp County’s 2021 series (2) will be held virtually and are scheduled for 6:00 PM every Thursday! ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:03 am

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Trade settlement saves 2,600 jobs slated for Georgia electric vehicle battery plants

ATLANTA – Two South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers have reached an 11th-hour settlement to a trade dispute that was threatening an estimated 2,600 jobs ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:01 am

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Rochelle council hears first reading of annexation request

Lucas C. Allison Dispatch Correspondent   The Rochelle City Council held its regular monthly meeting via Zoom. Police chief Mickey Barfield reported the patrol units ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:44 pm

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Keep Crisp Beautiful contracts with a local business to help clean up the Community

  by Catherine Harrell As you may know, Keep Crisp Beautiful a committee of the Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce, City of Cordele and Commissioners, Crisp ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, April 9, 2021 12:32 pm

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Jobless benefits expiring for almost 400,000 unemployed Georgians

By Dave Williams Bureau Chief Capitol Beat News Service ATLANTA – Nearly 400,000 unemployed Georgians who filed claims with the state Department of Labor last ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:42 pm

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City of Rochelle boil water advisory

The City of Rochelle has issued a “boil water” advisory due to a water main break Wednesday. Rochelle Mayor Wayne McGuinty said to protect the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:23 pm

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GEORGIA 811 REMINDS LOCAL RESIDENTS TO CONTACT 811 BEFORE PLANTING TREES THIS EARTH DAY AND ARBOR DAY

Don’t let a digging accident diminish environmental efforts Duluth, GA  — Georgia 811 recognizes that many people will be planting trees for Earth Day and ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:30 pm

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Georgia is Open for Business – New COVID-19 Guidance to Take Effect on April 8

Atlanta, GA – On Thursday, April 8, Executive Order 03.31.21.03 will take effect, rolling back the remaining COVID-19 restrictions on Georgia’s economy. The Governor’s Executive Orders are available ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:04 am

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Earning her way to summer camp

Sara Cobb, 11, added a little more cash for the cause — in this case, summer camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Ga. ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:16 pm

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Dooly County Deputy burned in accident succumbs to injuries

    By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor David Musselwhite, the Dooly County Deputy Sheriff who suffered second and third degree burns over 50 percent ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:21 pm

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Georgia to ease COVID-19 distancing, gathering restrictions amid vaccine push

By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News Service Gov. Brian Kemp is set to roll back longstanding COVID-19 distancing restrictions in Georgia amid a ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:17 pm

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Rochelle Police receive $10,000 technology grant

      Money dedicated to better communication equipment By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor   Rochelle Police Chief Mickey Barfield felt his officers were ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:15 pm

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Georgia candidates line up early for key 2022 elections

By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News Service The first wave of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for key Georgia elective ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:16 pm

Education

Greer signs letter of intent with Emmanuel College

  Family and friends gathered at Fullington Academy to watch Unadilla senior Ansley Greer (center right, seated)sign a letter of intent to attend Emmanuel College ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:12 pm

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Crisp school board briefed on cybersecurity attacks; American Rescue Plan allocations

    By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor The Crisp County Board of Education met in a work session to discuss with Barry Doyle, technology ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:27 pm

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SEEING YOUNG WILDLIFE ALONE? IF YOU CARE…LEAVE THEM THERE

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (April 5, 2021) – In the spring, it is not unusual to see young wildlife that appear to be alone. Before you attempt ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:49 am

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Two Entering Auto Incidents and two Stolen Vehicles Recovered

Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received reports of two entering auto incidents, one in the area of Sirmons Road and another on Cemetery Road in the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 5, 2021 2:41 pm

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Phoebe Invests $750,000 in New Education Partnership with Albany State   

ALBANY, Ga. – Phoebe and Albany State University (ASU) are launching a new innovative partnership designed to spur interest in healthcare careers among high school students ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 5, 2021 1:32 pm

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Baseball’s All-Star Game pulling out of Georgia in protest of new voting law

ATLANTA – Major League Baseball announced Friday it is pulling this summer’s All-Star Game from Georgia in response to the General Assembly’s passage of an ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 5, 2021 10:29 am

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Easter at Christ Episcopal Church

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by Chris Lewis, Monday, April 5, 2021 8:30 am

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State and local governments prepare for more stimulus funding

By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed House Resolution 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:50 pm

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Crop duster crashed on takeoff

Dooly County Sheriffs deputies place red flags marking debris that tore off a crop duster when it crashed on takeoff from Cason Airstrip about 7 ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:19 pm

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Settlement was by GSP Troppers for alleged cheating

ATLANTA — A settlement has been reached in the Georgia State Patrol cheating scandal that resulted in the dismissal of over 30 new Troopers. Officials ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:16 pm