CORDELE — The countdown is almost over the Annual Cordele Christmas parade is about to begin. In less than one hour 7th street in downtown will be filled with bright lights and decorative floats as parade participants march or ride down the city street from City Hall to the Community Clubhouse. The parade begins at 6 p.m and there will there will be plenty of excitement and candy for the kiddies. There will even be a jolly guest at the end sure to make the young and young at heart smile.
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Governor Deal signs key bill at local airport
Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 213 better known as the “Flint River Drought Protection Act,” at Crisp County-Cordele Airport on Wednesday.
- Warwick PD makes drug busts on Hwy. 300
- Road problems, drainage issues, home break-ins addressed
- Relay For Life will present slide show and raffle off boat
- Crisp County Superintendent resigns
Book signing hosted in Vienna
Civil War enthusiast and author L. Churchwell Harris of Hawkinsville celebrated the release of his latest work with a book signing event Thursday afternoon at the Vienna Cotton Museum.
- Sunset Homes ribbon cutting cancelled
Temporary water cut-off beginning Friday
The City of Cordele Water Department will have water turned off in the area of 16th Ave., east of I-75 and Midway Road, north of US Hwy. 280, including the Industrial Park and surrounding areas. The water will be turned off beginning Friday, April 25, at midnight (12:00 a.m., Saturday, April 26) in order to repair a water leak at the fire hydrant located on Midway Rd. at U. S. Hwy. 280. The water will remain off until repairs are complete (approximately 2 hours).
Marijuana valued at $30k discovered; one arrested
CORDELE — A routine traffic stop here Thursday ended with the arrest of a Marietta woman for transporting approximately 10 pounds of marijuana. woth just under $30,000.
Suspect flees from two hit-and-run incidents
CORDELE— Local lawmen initially responding to a domestic violence incident that began Thursday in Turner County subsequently arrested a Bradenton, Fla., man and an Ashburn woman following a chase that ended at the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office.
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