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Chris Lewis, Author at Cordele Dispatch

Education

Updated mask requirements for Dooly County Schools

Dear Dooly County School System Families, Due to rising cases of COVID-19, Dooly County Schools will require masks to be worn in schools for students ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:44 pm

News

Nurse Arrested For Bringing Contraband into the Detention Center

  CRISP COUNTY On Thursday, July 29, 2021, at approximately 11:00 A.M. Jessica Douglas, a 45-year-old female from Cordele, Georgia, was arrested for bringing contraband ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, July 30, 2021 9:56 am

News

Crossing Closure

PUBLIC NOTICE CSX will be closing the crossing on 15th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 2, 2021, for maintenance.  ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Friday, July 30, 2021 8:26 am

Obituaries

Sandra Carol Edwards

Sandra Carol Edwards, 73, of Americus passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Phoebe Sumter Hospital in Americus. The family will receive friends from 10:00 ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, July 29, 2021 4:15 pm

Education

Dooly schools to follow CDC guidance about COVID-19 variant

Staff Report Dr. Craig Lockhart, superintendent of the Dooly County School System, issued a directive to parents concerning the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus. ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:48 pm

News

August 2 is last day for Best of Crisp nominations

Get your votes in now for the best businesses in Crisp County. Monday, August 2nd is your last chance for nominations, then the voting round ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, July 29, 2021 10:04 am

Sports

Where Are they Now… Cliff “Hotdog” Hearn

    By Joe Joe Wright I don’t readily recall the first time a met Cliff Hearn. I was very young maybe 5 years old ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:02 am

Education

Cougar Connection Ready for the Road

    By Neil B. McGahee Managing Editor   Thanks to two grants of more than $1 million, Crisp County school system students can get ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:00 am

Obituaries

Patricia A. Reed

Patricia A. Reed, age 73, of 4 Daniel Street, Hawkinsville, died Monday, July 26, 2021, at her residence. Born in Vienna, she was the daughter ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:03 pm

Obituaries

Guy Roberts Phillips

Cordele – Guy Roberts Phillips, 66, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Crisp Regional Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, ... Read more

by Chris Lewis, Monday, July 26, 2021 2:34 pm

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