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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Crisp school superintendent resigns
Crisp County Board of Education members said in a news release submitted Tuesday to news media member they regretted to announce Dr. Rhonda Hayes had submitted her resignation as superintendent of the local public school system.
- Relay For Life will present slide show and raffle off boat
- Road problems, drainage issues, home break-ins addressed
- Warwick PD makes drug busts on Hwy. 300
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.
- Sunset Homes ribbon cutting cancelled
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.
- Crisp County Superintendent resigns
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).
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