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Petition application submitting of Deriso starts recall process

Joshua A. Deriso, Chairman of Cordele City Commissioners, was elected in 2022, with his scheduled term to end ...

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SHOAL BASS STATE RECORD TIED BY CRISP COUNTY ANGLER

CORDELE, Ga. (July 13, 2022) – It’s a tie! The shoal bass state record was broken just last year, ...

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GBI seeking information on vehicle

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Americus Field Office and the Cordele Police Department are seeking information from the ...

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City of Cordele road closure

PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Cordele, Street Department will be replacing the culvert pipe under the roadway located ...

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Deriso insults commissioners in attempt to bully

  Tuesday evenings City Commission’s Meeting at the Cordele City Hall Courtroom was the most intense meeting yet. ...

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Sub-contract worker dies at Harris Equipment

  A subcontractor working at the Harris Equipment facility in Cordele on June 29, was killed while performing ...

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School board budget calls for property tax decrease

    By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor The Crisp County Board of Education met in a called ...

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Sheriff’s office patrol unit strikes motorcycle

On June 29, 2022, at approximately 11:20 P.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office patrol unit struck the rear ...

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City Attorney Coleman defines roles, responsibilities of City Commission, Chair and City Manager

In an attempt to clarify the roles of the Cordele City Commission, the Commission Chair and the City ...

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Harris turns a new chapter in its history

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor After more than 150 years, the last building of the original ...

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Woman’s body found near 11th Avenue and Second Street

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor A troubled life came to a tragic end Saturday. Johnnie Marie ...

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Three transported to hospital after wreck

  Three were transported to Crisp Regional Hospital after a collision in the 1400 block of East 16th ...

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GBI is seeking information in the homicide of “Red” Johnnie Walker

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Two Rescued After Two Jet Ski’s Collide on Lake Blackshear

  On June 24, 2022, at approximately 12:00 P.M. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Lake ...

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Two jet skis collide at Lake Blackshear

  According to local officials two jet skis collided near the new boat ramp at the Georgia Veterans ...

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Cordele Commission revisits Confederate statue removal

By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor The Cordele City Commission met Tuesday evening and after hearing each department ...

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Nance, Felton push Postell’s request for training officer

  By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor After strong debate, followed by encouragement from Crisp County Sheriff Billy ...

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Memories of Aunty Mama honor Mary Beal

  Staff Report About 100 people met at the Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club to honor longtime ...

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Two Arrested in Tennessee for Local Fraud

  On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, officers with Chattanooga Police Department arrested Maurion Jones and Montreo Jones. Maurion ...

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M.R. Williams passes away

  Morris Randolph Williams Jr., better known as “M.R.,” 82 of Cordele, GA, passed away at his residence ...