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Farmers Market will remain open until end of Summer

We have word that the Cordele Farmers Market will be open at least until the end of summer 2020 Please come out and support our ... Read more

8 hours ago by Chris Lewis.

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

2 days ago by Gabe Jordan.

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

2 days ago by Gabe Jordan.

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

7 days ago by Gabe Jordan.

Additional Allotments of Remdesivir for Treatment of COVID-19 Distributed to Georgia Hospitals

Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) this week is distributing 18,440 vials of the drug remdesivir received from the federal government. Nearly 85 hospitals ... Read more

1 week ago by Chris Lewis.

Burglary at Quick Buys

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a burglary that occurred on May 24, 2020, at Quick Buys (GA HWY 300 S). The suspect’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Chris Lewis.

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

2 weeks ago by Gabe Jordan.

Area flooding in Cordele

The areas of the Community clubhouse and behind the Crisp Regional Medial Office building are flooded, please take caution when going through these areas. Read more

2 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

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

2 weeks ago by Gabe Jordan.

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

2 weeks ago by Gabe Jordan.

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