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Chris Lewis, Author at Cordele Dispatch

News

Brock Road bridge replacement

This is to notify that Brock Road will be closed starting August 17, 2020 for bridge replacement. Alternate detour signs will be displayed until work ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, August 10, 2020 1:13 pm

Obituaries

Felton “Buddy” Jones

CORDELE — Felton “Buddy” Jones, 69, of Cordele died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at his residence. Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, August 10, 2020 10:53 am

Obituaries

Grady D. Brock

ARABI — Grady D. Brock, 93, of Arabi, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at his residence. Graveside private services were held for his ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, August 10, 2020 10:35 am

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COUNTRY Financial ® Supports the Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center Through Operation Helping Heroes Donation

  Cordele, GA – August 7, 2020 – COUNTRY Financial insurance agent, Melody Godfrey is pleased to announce Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center as ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:35 pm

Obituaries

Tommy Lee Duckworth

Tommy Lee Duckworth, 72 of Cordele, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Crisp Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 7, 2020 ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:14 pm

Obituaries

Larry J. Bullock

Graveside Funeral services for Larry J. Bullock, 76 of Cordele, will be Saturday August 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:07 am

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Fire hydrant repairs being made Tuesday

The City of Cordele, Water Department will be making repairs to a fire hydrant located on 22nd Avenue and 13th Street.  The water will be turned off ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:23 pm

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Vienna City Councilman dies in car accident

  Vienna City Councilman Henry Johnson was killed in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 41 three miles north of Vienna. An official ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:49 am

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Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards $15,000 Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office

    Submitted by Crisp County Sheriff’s Office CRISP COUNTY- August 5, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it has received a ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:28 pm

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Vote to remove Cordele’s Confederate monument fails

By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor The Cordele City Commission deadlocked 2-2 along racial lines Tuesday on a motion to tear down the controversial Confederate ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 1:16 pm

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