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Rep. Bishop says communities and police need better relationships
Congressman Sanford Bishop was in Cordele Thursday night to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone which works to bring economic development to specific struggling areas of Crisp and Dooly Counties.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
CRA announces SpeedFest 2015 dates at The Melon
Champion Racing Association officials and the new management at Watermelon Capital Speedway in Cordele, GA have released the dates for SpeedFest 2015.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Looking for Pearls: Turning a house into a home
Ben Goggins/For Savannah Morning News Brickwork depicts a family at the Habitat for Humanity Global Village Visitor Center in Americus.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
AgGEORGIA Farm Credit to host statewide food drive this month
AgGeorgia Farm Credit is launching its second company-wide member and employee food drive, which will be held during the entire month of August.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Cordele native, Austin French is rising in singing competition
A Cordele native is close to winning a national signing competition and he needs your votes to make it to the next round.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Bike rider hit by car but OK
The victim of a hit and run accident Sunday night has been cited for not having a functioning headlight on his bicycle - and reports indicate alcohol was a factor.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Southwest Georgia dam failures drill planned
Lessons learned from the Flood of 1994 have not been forgotten. An emergency exercise simulating dam failures in Cordele and Albany will be conducted soon.
Crisp deputies hunt credit card thieves
Cars were broken into Monday at the Retreat at Lake Blackshear Resort, and purses were taken from at least three vehicles.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Dilbeck scores Outlaw Late Model win at 'The Melon'
Chris Dilbeck made his third trip of the season to Victory Lane with a win Saturday night in the Outlaw Late Model feature.
Crisp Co. officials arrest clerks, owners from 6 stores in illegal alcohol sting
Clerks and store owners from five Crisp County convenience stores have been arrested after authorities said they illegally sold alcohol.
Torrin Lawrence dies in road accident
Was Abigail Hernandez kept prisoner in a shipping container for nine months? Storage box on alleged abductor's property is taped off by police after his arrest Grieving parents hit with $200,000 bill for their 27-year-old daughter's student loans after she died suddenly The American who sparked fears of a worldwide Ebola outbreak: Father who died ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Former UGA track star killed in car accident
Former University of Georgia runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident on Interstate 75 near Cordele, GA on Monday morning.
Team USA track star killed in crash
Officials have confirmed USA track and field star Torrin Lawrence was killed overnight Monday when a semi truck slammed into his car on I-75 near Cordele.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Job Spotlight: Ryan Willoughby, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia
ROBIN TRIMARCHIemail@example.comRyan Willoughby, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Georgia, stands with Nitasya Roland and her three children in front of Roland's 20th Avenue home.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Cordele 8-year-old heading to Jr. Olympics
Cordele's Ricky Johnson is heading to the Junior nationals. The 8-year-old qualified to compete in the 100 and 200-meter sprints in the 8 and under division.
Nearly $10,000 in illegal drugs seized after chase
A man accused of dealing thousands of dollars in drugs has been arrested after leading authorities on a chase that ended in a crash.