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Gabe Jordan, Author at Cordele Dispatch



CRISP COUNTY- June 5, 2020 Authorities arrested Khiry Ensley, a 30-year-old male, resident of Jonesboro, Georgia on June 4, 2020, around 1:25 p.m. Ensley faces ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Friday, June 5, 2020 3:06 pm


SGTC Dual Enrollment Student Earns Criminal Justice Degree While Still in High School

  CORDELE – MarKayla Henderson of Cordele recently graduated with honors from both Crisp County High School and South Georgia Technical College (SGTC). Through the ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:06 am


Middle School opening delayed

Neil McGahee Cordele Dispatch CORDELE – The Crisp County Board of Education met May 28 for a work session and learned there are problems with ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:05 pm


Fire at Griffin Lumber Sawmill

  A fire broke out at Griffin Lumber Sawmill on Drayton Road in the early morning hours of Friday, May 29th. We are working to ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:45 am


Roy T. Cape, Jr

Roy T. Cape, Jr., age 82, of 3350 Highway 280 East, Cordele, died Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Crisp Regional Hospital in Cordele. Born in ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Friday, May 29, 2020 8:54 am


Ernest “Bo” Milton Patrick

CORDELE — Ernest “Bo” Milton Patrick, 89, of Cordele died Saturday morning, May 23, 2020, at his residence with his children by his side. Due ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:51 am


Crisp County High graduates 277 after rain delay

The 277 members of Crisp County High School’s Class of 2020 officially graduated at commencement ceremonies held at the Cougar Den football field on Saturday. ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:07 am


Organizers cancel Annual Watermelon Days Festival amid COVID-19 concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed perhaps its highest-profile casualty in Crisp County: the world famous Watermelon Days Festival. Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce President Monica Simmons ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:27 pm


Sheriff Hancock warns: Secure your valuables

Crisp County Sheriff Billy Hancock is advising residents to lock up their valuables to minimize the chance that they become a victim of crimes of ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:06 pm


Cassandra “Cassie” Valentine Helms

Cassandra “Cassie” Valentine Helms, 35 of Hoover, Ala. passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Shelby Baptist Hospital. A private family graveside service will be ... Read more

by Gabe Jordan, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:43 pm

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