Cordele — One GA DOT worker was air lifted to a Macon hospital and two others transported by ambulance to Crisp Regional for injuries sustained in an afternoon collision with a semi truck. Georgia State Patrol Post 30, Crisp County Sheriff's Office, Crisp County Fire and Rescue and Crisp County EMS, as well as the Air Evac Lifeteam responded to the scene of the accident. The driver of the semi, an employee of Frito Lay did not suffer any injuries and was not transported to the hospital. Details surrounding the crash were under investigation and Trooper Posey of the GSP interviewed witnesses at the scene. According to Sheriff Donnie Haralson and Col Billy Hancock, of the CCSO confirmed that the fuel tank for the semi did rupture during the incident spilling diesel all over the highway, posing a possible hazmat issue. The cleanup could take up to two hours which they advise citizens should avoid traveling the north lanes of Highway 300 near Byrds Mill Road.
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Beloved sheriff laid to rest
CORDELE — Hundreds of people overflowed First Baptist Church Friday as the community paid final respects to beloved, long-time Sheriff Donnie R. Haralson. Mourners included other sheriffs and law enforcement agents from across the state.
Community remembers Haralson
CORDELE — Many came from near and far Friday to pay respects to beloved Crisp County Sheriff Donnie Haralson who not only positively affected those in the local community, but he also made an impact in the lives of those across the state.
County Mourns Sheriff
CORDELE — A community is mourning the recent passing of long-time sheriff, Donnie Haralson.
Haralson, who had been battling renal cell carcinoma for over 10 years, passed away at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday at First Baptist Church in Cordele where he was a member and a deacon.
Show support for Sheriff Haralson
The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the family of Sheriff Donnie R. Haralson would like for everyone to have the opportunity to remember and show respect for Haralson.
Cordele City Commission hears safety concerns, requests to rename streets
Concerned citizen Danny Jones addressed safety issues in his neighborhood at Tuesday’s Cordele City Commission meeting.
Community mourns loss of local sheriff
The community mourns tonight at the loss of long-time Sheriff Donnie Haralson.
Sources reveal Haralson, who had been battling renal cell carcinoma for over ten years, passed away at his home at around 8:30 p.m. this evening.
Police file battery, marijuana possession charges
City police made separate arrests for battery and marijuana possession between Friday and early Monday.
Legislative fish fry enjoyed by all
Through the sponsorship of local businesses, civic organizations, city/county governments and individuals, Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce coordinated the annual Legislative Fish Fry Wednesday.
Local Ga. Lottery winner presented $1M check
Life has drastically changed for David Runels, a 25-year-old insulation contractor from Cordele.
Clerk shot in store robbery
A local convenience store clerk is recovering after being wounded during an armed robbery early Monday night.
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