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  • Hudgens: State arson dog passes at age 15; Had successful crime-fighting career

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens today announced that Cotton, the state’s sixth and longest serving arson dog, died Feb. 19, after a brief illness.
  • CCHS athletic director resigns

    CORDELE — Crisp County High School Athletic Director and head football coach Lee Campbell recently announced that he will not be returning to the Cougar Den next year.
  • Drugs seized during patrol

    CORDELE — While patroling the city of Cordele for criminal activity, Sheriff Billy Hancock observed a vehicle sitting on the west side of the old Mitchell Bait and Tackle store with the motor running.

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