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  • Butler making history in her bid to win sheriff's election

    Anna Butler may not consider herself a “history-maker,” but when she qualified last week to fill the unexpired term of late Crisp County Sheriff Donnie Haralson that’s exactly what she became.
    The 33-year-old Columbus native who has resided here since age 2 is the first female ever to run for the sheriff’s office in the county’s 109-year existence.

    July 1, 2014

  • Sheriff's office recovers another stolen four-wheeler

    Joint collaboration by sheriff’s offices in Crisp and Sumter counties led Monday to the recovery of a fifth four-wheeler stolen here during the month of June.

    July 1, 2014

  • Shooting location Local man shot

    A local man is being treated in a Macon hospital following after being shot early Tuesday morning.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sheriff's race qualifying ends; early voting begins in Crisp

    Qualifying ended this past Friday for a special sheriff’s office election to be held and early voting began Monday for run-off races for U.S. Senate and state school superintendent posts.

    June 30, 2014

  • I-75 accidents in Crisp, Dooly lead to heavy traffic snarl

    A series of vehicle accidents Monday on I-75 in both Crisp and Dooly counties has led to unusually heavy traffic passing through the city on U.S. 41.

    June 30, 2014

  • Calypso named "TOP DOG" Calypso named "Top Dog"

    Earlier today the Crisp County 4-H sponsored their annual Dog Show for young competitors and their canine companions held this year at the Crisp Regional Hospital Park.

    June 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Crisp commissioners approve FY 2015 budget

    Crisp County Board of Commissioners used a Friday called meeting to place their stamp of approval on a balanced FY 2015 budget of $22,696,085.

    June 27, 2014

  • Vienna couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

    A Vienna couple is dead as the result of an apparent murder-suicide that took place at the family home late Thursday night, but authorities aren’t saying which of them died first or how their deaths occurred.

    June 27, 2014

  • 6-27 Hwy 280 fatlaity 2.jpg Wreck victim identified

    The identity of the driver killed in a noon-hour Thursday wreck on U.S. Hwy. 280 W. has been identified by authorities.


    June 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Trio faces drug possession charges levied by Crisp Sheriff's Office

    A Wilcox County resident and two out-of-state subjects passing through the city have been arrested on drug charges filed by the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office.

    June 26, 2014

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