VALDOSTA – In town promoting a new chapter of his organization, human-rights activist Gerald Rose made a stop at Southside Recreation Center late last to speak with youth.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jennings native and Hamilton County High graduate Kevin McClain has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors, as first reported by Michael Scotto of The Athletic.
A Newton County man, accused in the brutal killing of an inmate earlier this month at Baldwin State Prison near Milledgeville, is also accused in another murder case in Georgia.
DALTON, Ga. — Some Tunnel Hill residents say tractor-trailers coming through their neighborhood have left deep ruts on the side of Varnell Road and torn up their yards.
VALDOSTA – Madison Burchfield thought she would join country artists Dan + Shay on stage at a Wild Adventures Theme Park concert Saturday, but what really occurred brought her to tears.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A planned $32 million logistics center for GE Appliances in Murray County will create 100 to 110 jobs, according to Illya Copeland, executive director of the Murray County Industrial Development Authority and the Development Authority of Murray County.
After exhausting all legal appeals, convicted killer Marion Murdock Wilson Jr., 42, died by lethal injection Thursday night at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.
LAKE CITY, Fla. — An escaped inmate was caught Thursday night following a car wreck on Interstate 75 that afternoon led to a search of northern Columbia County.
VALDOSTA — With the help of a private resident, kids living in Valdosta Housing Authority neighborhoods will be able to swim for free this summer at the Mildred Hunter Center pool.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A Calhoun man caused the death of a Resaca man “by repeatedly striking Donnie Charles in the head with a blunt object ... ,” according to an indictment returned against Eric Charles Stewart by a Murray County grand jury.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Bodycam footage from a Chatsworth Police Department officer showing the use of a Taser on an 87-year-old woman has been released by the woman’s attorneys with a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chatsworth expected.
TIFTON — Rock the Block gets an artistic twist in the Historic District this weekend at Plough Gallery. The contemporary fine art and craft shop will host “Painters on the Porch” this Sat. June 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featured artists Sean P. Callahan and Elizabeth St. Hilaire, from Key West and Orlando respectively, will demonstrate watercolor, acrylic and collage painting. Children 15 years and under can work alongside the artists with free materials provided by the gallery.
VALDOSTA — Samuel Clemons accomplished one of his first tasks as the new Pine Grove Middle School principal: holding the fourth STEAM Summer Institute.
Southern Regional Technical College announced in a release Tuesday that President Craig R. Wentworth will retire June 30 after 37 years of service in higher education, including 29 years within the Technical College System of Georgia.
DALTON, Ga. — A man who called Whitfield County 911 to report a yellow sports bike following the car he was riding in was arrested on Friday and charged with aggravated assault after the man on the sports bike told a deputy the man pepper sprayed him, according to an incident report.
MOULTRIE — The trial of a man accused of killing five friends and setting their house on fire in 2016 concluded its second day on Tuesday. The prosecution expects at least two more witnesses on Wednesday before resting its case.
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE —Tears of joy and celebration filled Moody Air Force Base as family and friends welcomed airmen home from a six-month deployment to the Horn of Africa.
Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Chief Judge William A. Prior Jr. has ruled there is enough evidence against murder suspect Marcus Lillard to bound the case over to a grand jury in Baldwin County.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — A man upset that his two children had been given to someone else to watch for the weekend took them from a couple and came back with a knife and tried to stab the man, leaving a hole in the man's shirt and a "small scratch to his upper left chest," according to an incident report.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Murray County residents will decide on Tuesday who will fill a four-year term in the District 5 seat on the Board of Education.
VALDOSTA — The son of a prominent Valdosta civil rights activist is trying to start a branch of a national rights group in the city and plans to speak to city council Thursday.
Investigator Kenny Morgan, a veteran lawman of nearly 30 years, came across a felony kidnapping case in progress Wednesday afternoon while driving along the U.S. Highway 441 bypass at Irwinton Road in Baldwin County.
DALTON, Ga. — Sailing a disc past the trees on the 18th hole at the Westside Park disc golf course is a challenge, and the breeze Saturday probably didn't help. But players were giving it their best shot.
TIFTON — The summer reading program has kicked off to a great start at the Tifton-Tift County Library. Librarians Tina O’Day and Trina Jones find ways to get children interested in reading because it can benefit them during the school year.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. — It's a tiny bug, barely visible to the naked eye, but the hemlock wooly adelgid is causing big problems. The U.S. National Park Service reports it has killed around 80 percent of the hemlock trees in the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Colquitt County Board of Commissioners approved a budget Wednesday afternoon that is slightly smaller than last year’s. While millage rates won’t be set until August, the budget is built on the same tax revenue as last year.
This Week's Circulars
Ruth Anne Mosteller, age 86, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Suwannee Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. As per her wishes, finalization will be by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremat…
Roger Williams, age 85, of Dowling Park, FL, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.
John Michael Kelly, age 66, of Jennings, FL, passed away, June 13, 2019 at his home in Jennings, FL. As per his wishes, finalization was by cremation. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.
Ada Virginia Kinsey, age 84, of Live Oak, FL, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Haven Hospice in Lake City, FL following a lengthy illness. She was a native and life-long resident of Live Oak, FL and was of the Baptist faith. Ada loved crocheting and sha…
Geri LaRose, age 82, of Live Oak, FL, passed away June 20, 2019. Please sign the guestbook at http://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.
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- Live Oak council to revisit operating hour ordinance
- Live Oak council considers changes to public comment policy
- Branford council closes road for food pantry
- Escaped inmate caught after wreck, search
- Shapiro retires from LOPD
- Riley twins visit Wall Street
- Fathers, daughters enjoy fourth annual dance
- Jasper officer arrested for identity theft, fraud
- Shoaf wins special election