Cordele — Crisp Academy K3, K4, K5 and 1st grades recently enjoyed a visit from the Crisp County Fire Department, who performed a puppet show to teach the children about fire safety. Youngsters who got to see the fire engine and puppet show included (front l-r) Molly Jill Posey, Elly Griffin, J J Morris, Braxten Goddard, Cayden Suddeth, Ariel Peacock, Isabel Fernandez, Dallas Howell, Celia Hardin, Dalton Howell; (back l-r) Maggie Oliver, Hannah Forsyth, Olivia Veal, Ansley Newman, William Katz, Cate Raines, Ann Marie Woolridge, Izzy Stephens, Kylee Gravitt, Hope Knox, Isabella Rainey, Russ Smith, Maelee Dean and Sara Frost.
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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.
Henry’s work more than a job
For almost 55 years, Andrew J. Henry has worked with Murray Printing Company. “I found something I loved to do, and the job became a part of me,” Henry says.
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