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Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID Booster Shots

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Friday afternoon single vehicle accident

  Emergency crews from Crisp County Fire Department tend to the driver of this car after it overturned Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 41 near ... Read more

2 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Rickey Dawson Jr., sworn in as Crisp County Coroner

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor A long line of family and friends stretched around the front of the Crisp County Courthouse to watch ... Read more

3 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Dooly student chosen to serve on state advisory board

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor A Dooly County High School student, Brian Chen, was selected by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the ... Read more

5 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Cordele has a new police chief

  By Neil McGahee Managing Editor Mike Hathaway, Cordele’s new police chief, was introduced Tuesday at the Cordele City Commission meeting. He retired from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Chris Lewis.

Coach Ferrell Henry; the passing of an icon

    by Joe Joe Wright Dispatch Correspondent   Where should one begin when talking about someone like Ferrell Henry? He was a husband, father, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Floyd charged with aggravated assault

Tommy Floyd Aggravated Assault  On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, just after 3:40 am, officers with the Cordele Police Department responded to a report of shooter(s) ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Juvenile killed in ATV Accident

Crisp County Sheriff’s Office On September 9, 2021, a little after 7:00 p.m. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Penny Lane after receiving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Gov. Kemp appoints board to investigate Cordele City Commissioner

  Staff Reports Govenor Brian Kemp has appointed a commission to decide whether or not Cordele City Commissioner Royce Reeves should be suspended of his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Three Wilcox elections employess indicted

      April Graham Two months after the Wilcox County Board of Commissioners voted to terminate Elections Supervisor April Graham’s employment, allegations of fraud ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

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