Cordele — Not even an hour after the ball dropped in Times Square to ring in the new year a special delivery was made at Crisp Regional Hospital. Samantha Lynn Weaver, born at 12:36 a.m. on New Year’s Day, was the first baby born at Crisp Regional Hospital in 2013. She weighed in at 6lbs. 5.7 oz and measured 19 inches long. She is the daughter of Erika Perez and and Travis Weaver. Pictured with them is RN Debbie Franks. Samantha Lynn will be welcomed home by her three older brothers. They received a gift basket filled with baby items courtesy of the hospital.
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Community prays for Sheriff Haralson
Citizens, law enforcement officials and friends joined together Tuesday night to light candles and share in a time of prayer to honor Sheriff Donnie Haralson.
4th armed robbery in week reported
They weren’t armed with a gun and they didn’t wait until the cover of darkness, but two black males did commit the city’s fourth armed robbery within a six-day span late Thursday afternoon.
Gateway project takes off
New signage and attractive landscaping soon will be inviting travelers on I-75 to stop and spend some time in Crisp County.
Motorist runs into sign
A 16th Ave. motorist ran off the roadway at 5th St. and struck a sign at Access Loan about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Burglary arrest made
Crisp County Sheriff’s Office deputies have made an arrest in connection with six residential burglaries that recently occurred in the Lakeshore Way and Lakeshear Court areas of Lake Blackshear.
Clerk shot in one of three armed robberies now under police investigation
In the wake of three armed robberies that occurred here within a four-day period, Cordele Police Department officers are ramping up their patrol of the city in an effort to put the culprits behind bars.
Gateway project begins at I-75
An official groundbreaking ceremony for the project was conducted Monday morning at the 101 interchange.
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Home, business owners getting ready for tour
Cordele’s Christmas tour of homes sponsored by the Crisp Area Arts Alliance is coming up next Sunday, Dec. 8.
Armed robbers hit convenience store, fire shot
Authorities are continuing their search for three suspects who brazenly held up at gunpoint Friday night a convenience food store located at one of the city’s busiest intersections.
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