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Georgia school teachers to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting March 8

by Beau Evans Capitol Beat News Service   Teachers, school staff and certain other vulnerable groups in Georgia will ... Read more | Add your comment

Picking up litter – A great pandemic activity when done safely

  We get it, you are sick of being at home and want to figure out ways to ... Read more | Add your comment

Memphis murder suspect arrested in Unadilla

  Staff Report A suspect in a Memphis, Tennessee murder was arrested by the Dooly County Sheriff’s Department ... Read more | Add your comment

Heavy rains cause wreck

Heavy rains that occurred mid-morning caused the driver of a Dodge Challenger to hydroplane and crash into a ... Read more | Add your comment

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All Crisp District 2 voters to decide on Mathis’ replacement

Candidates Mark Crenshaw and Bill Wilson, who are running to replace outgoing incumbent Wallace Mathis as the Crisp County Commissioner for District 2, Post 1 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gabe Jordan.

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Crisp faces COVID-caused budget crunch

Members of the Crisp County Board of Commissioners and executive staff are working to prepare a balanced FY2021 annual budget, but the worldwide economic slowdown ... Read more | Add your comment

by Gabe Jordan.

Education

COVID related staff shortage delays Dooly in person schooling

Staff Report Dooly County students will continue to attend virtual school until February 22nd, due to staff members in quarantine. According to the school system ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 19, 2021 3:33 pm

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Crisp’s oldest resident turns 108 on Friday

By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor As nieces and grandchildren flitter around the small house on 4th Avenue looking for old photos, Lucille Shazier sits ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:55 am

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COVID-19 vaccines today at the Cordele Farmers Market

  Please use caution while traveling HWY 41 near the Cordele Farmers Market today. There will be higher amounts of traffic as the Health Department ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:48 am

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Save-A-Lot armed robbery suspect identified

Press release from the Cordele Police Department Cordele Police Department recently reported an armed robbery with three suspects at Save-A-Lot of Cordele that occurred on ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Saturday, February 13, 2021 1:21 pm

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Arrests Made in Crisp County Entering Auto Cases

CRISP COUNTY- February 12, 2021 On February 10, 2021, Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Malcolm Mobley. On February 12, 2021, Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 12, 2021 5:55 pm

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Crisp teachers rewarded for sacrifices made during pandemic

By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor Crisp County teachers and staff got some welcome news at the February meeting of the Crisp County Board of ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 12, 2021 12:07 pm

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Mathis fills vacant Vienna City Council seat

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor John T. Mathis was sworn in to fill the vacant Vienna City Council seat of Henry Johnson, who ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:19 am

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Under the Gold Dome…Rep. Noel Williams

Thursday, February 4, officially brought to a close legislative day twelve of our 40-day session. The pace has picked up tremendously as more and more ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, February 11, 2021 1:53 pm

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A Crisp County landmark may soon disappear

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor The iconic B-29 “Superfortress” bomber that has guarded the main entrance to Georgia Veterans State Park for 73 ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:06 pm

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Entering Autos Reported

PRESS RELEASE CRISP COUNTY- February 8, 2021 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received reports over the weekend for two entering auto incidents, one on Old Coney ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, February 8, 2021 4:07 pm

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Suspect Arrested for Entering Auto

Press release from the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office CRISP COUNTY- On Saturday, February 6, 2021, around 2:00 AM, Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Christopher Bagley, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, February 8, 2021 4:04 pm

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COVID-19 numbers from Crisp Regional Hospital

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by Chris Lewis, Monday, February 8, 2021 2:30 pm

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Two semi’s involved in early morning wreck

Staement from Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page An accident  occurred around 2:29 AM on I-75 near MM 103. A tractor trailer parked on the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:53 am

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Technical problems at Crisp County High School

The technical problems that befell the Crisp County School System today wasn’t caused by a malware or ransomware attack said Crisp County School Superintendent Cindy ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 5, 2021 5:19 pm

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Six Crisp County High football players sign with college teams

    Six Crisp County High football players signed to play in the collegiate ranks. Running back and cornerback Jaylin Epps (left)  will play for ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 5, 2021 11:35 am

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Wilcox County players sign scholarships

  Wilcox High School head football coach Rob Stowe saw five of his 2020 Wilcox County High School players taking their talents to the collegiate ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, February 5, 2021 10:04 am

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle

A Cordele man lost his life Sunday evening when he was struck by an automobile on 10th Street near 22nd Avenue. Jonathan Danielle Lawrence, 37, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:54 am

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Statewide tornado drills kick off Severe Weather Week

    By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor   Fifth graders in Mary Fore’s homeroom at Crisp County Elementary joined students across Georgia participating in ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:33 am

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All dressed up but nowhere to go

    Staff Report The much-expected Cordele Railroad Park is for all practical purposes, complete, but it looks like it may be a while before ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:24 am

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Bruce Willis films movie at local landmark

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor   Imagine seeing movie stars at some very diverse places in Crisp County. That may be a possibility ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 9:22 am

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Structure fire at home in Arabi

Crisp County firefighters pour water onto a burning home at 814 Bedgood Rd. in Arabi. One woman was transported to Crisp Regional Hospital   Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 4:32 pm

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Crisp Fire answers alarms at two homes

  The Crisp County Fire Department responded to structure fires yesterday at 526 Scenic Route and 121 Sills Drive. When the units arrived at the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 4:11 pm

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Crisp County Sheriff reports

January 13, 2021 At approximately 16:16 pm, Deputies responded to 1096 Highway 280 West in reference to a theft. January 14, 2021 Deputies made contact ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:07 am

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Crisp Regional Hospital Covid-19 update

Crisp Regional Hospital has seen an increase in Covid-19 positive patients. Please continue to stop the spread! **Disclaimer: There has been some confusion over the ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, February 1, 2021 9:50 am

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Family of five loses home in fire

Firefighters from the Cordele Fire Department answered a call for a structure fire at 207 25th Av. W shortly after noon Thursday. When they arrived, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, January 29, 2021 1:23 pm