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CAIRO — The candidate field for the March 19 special election to fill the vacant Grady County Board of Commissioners District 5 seat has been set.

VALDOSTA — “I always said this about Scouting: That the only problem I have with scouting is that it doesn't reach enough people," said Vince Dooley, former head coach at the University of Georgia, at the South Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America 2019 Building Leaders Dinner.

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Dalton State College library to host 'Turtle Talk'

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CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A Murray County man who shot and killed his estranged wife and then shot himself in the face during a standoff with law enforcement pleaded guilty to malice murder on Thursday and was sentenced to life in prison. Oliver Scott Cannon will have to serve 30 years from the date of his arrest before being considered for parole.

TIFTON — Three city offices are up for re-election in 2019, according to Tift County Election Supervisor Leila Dollison.

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TAMPA — With one hashtag just a few hours after being announced as the new offensive coordinator at the University of South Florida, Mayo’s Kerwin Bell told the Bulls and USF fans what to expect.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Damage at Colquitt County businesses attributed to two teen-agers has grown to more than $55,000 as the boys have been identified as suspects in a fourth vandalism case.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. -- Police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in a Monday shooting on South Main Street that left one man wounded.

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VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Schools Board of Education approved the SPLOST VI referendum as is at a board meeting earlier this week.

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VALDOSTA — When Debra Tann learned Moody Air Force Base had been washing dangerous chemicals down the drain for more than 40 years, she was understandably concerned.

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THOMASVILLE — In a unanimous vote Monday, Thomasville City Council approved utilities rate increases that are projected to prevent a $600,000 capital and operations budget shortfall this year.

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VALDOSTA — The drawn-out partial federal government shutdown is starting to have an effect locally, and some Lowndes County women may bear the brunt of it.

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THOMASVILLE — A Saturday fight over a man that bled over into Sunday involved gunfire and slashed tires, resulting in three arrests, according to reports.

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CAIRO — The Grady County road department is looking for part-time employees to help guard new monitored garbage dumpsites.

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VALDOSTA — A federal agency inspected South Georgia Medical Center this week.

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Thomasville Police have a new photograph of the alleged get-away car in a reported bank robbery and hope it will help lead to an arrest of the man who robbed a Synovus Bank branch about 9 a.m. Saturday. This photo of the Acura sedan was taken from surveillance video at a business near the bank. An earlier photo of the car was recorded by Belk, where the suspect parked the vehicle, went to the bank and walked briskly back to the car after the heist. 

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty last week to federal charges was a major meth supplier who distributed the drug widely -- including to a Moultrie ring broken up in 2017 -- from behind bars.

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MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt County deputies following up on a tip about the location of a stolen four-wheeler found it -- along with a suspect sitting on it at his residence.

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BRANFORD, Fla. — From the first time she took the court for Branford High, scoring 23 points in her varsity debut as a freshman, it was clear Tori Suggs was a special basketball player.  

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LIVE OAK, Fla. — The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park announced the lineup for the 2019 Suwannee River Jam, which will take place May 1-4, with some of America's best and legendary country artists — Hank Williams Jr., Trace Adkins, Chase Rice, Clint Black, Gretchen Wilson, Craig Campbell an…

VALDOSTA – A teen has been arrested in connection with the shooting of three people this week on Jo Ree Drive, according to Valdosta police.

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CAIRO — Grady County Literacy Committee chair Nola Daughtry wants people to know the group is active in the community.

THOMASVILLE — After much heated debate and comments, the Thomasville Payroll Development Authority (PDA), in a 3-2 vote, approved development standards for a Courtyard Marriott on a tract at South Dawson Street and Remington Avenue.

VALDOSTA — Competition between art enthusiasts was lively Monday evening during the 2019 DrawProject. 

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- Two teen-age boys released to parents after being arrested Saturday in a restaurant burglary were back in custody Monday after two additional businesses were discovered damaged, one of them appallingly.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The judge overseeing a Colquitt County death penalty case indicated that a trial date could be set soon.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Police officers making recent visits to probationers’ residences happened upon drugs and weapons, including a stolen pistol, during two of their stops.

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VALDOSTA — Lowndes High School construction can finally move forward. Design plans have been selected. 

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville's new city manager, Alan Carson, pledged success and fairness after being sworn in Monday.

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MOODY AIR FORCE BASE – An airman associated with Moody Air Force Base died Monday in the Republic of Korea.

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Dalton State College to kick off Homecoming 2019

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