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  1. South GA man starts football team to keep kids off the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Southwest Georgia man starts new football team to keep kids of - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports One Southwest Georgia man recently started a new travel football team in Leesburg to keep kids off the streets and prepared for the world athletically and as young human beings. Young men and women from age eight to 14, will compete with teams in the South Georgia Youth Football League.


  2. Residents are angry about the possible solar panels in Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Dozens of Leesburg residents came out to the meeting to say they are angry about the possible solar panel array that could be built in the city. "Why can't we put this out in the county somewhere? Away from these folks, away from the kids," said Diana Helton, a Leesburg resident.


  3. Former Leesburg police chief laid to rest WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Funeral services will be held for long-time Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore at First Baptist Church of Leesburg starting at 1 p.m. Chief Moore served many years with the Leesburg Police Department, and now LPD is asking the community to come out to say their final goodbyes. He also spent time with the Lee County Sheriff's Office and Crisp County Sheriff's Office before coming back to serve as chief of his hometown.


  4. Code enforcement officer sorts pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Lee County Sheriff's Office along with Lee County Marshal's Office partnered to safely dispose of the pills a few times a year. Tuesday was National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


  5. Lee Co. schools to have heightened security FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The school system emailed parents Thursday night saying leaders are aware of the post and are taking precautions to keep students safe. The email to parents did not specify which school was under threat, but many parents emailed WALB News 10 saying Lee County Middle School West was the school.


  6. Leesburg Stockade Women aiming to make an impact on South GA's youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A group of women who were taken at a young age and held captive during the civil rights movement is telling its story that has been kept silent for 55 years, hoping to leave an impact on Southwest Georgia. Organizer and stockade woman Dr. Shirley Reese said this will be a celebration.


  7. GA Department of Corrections to host job fair in LeesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Attendees are asked to bring a current driver's license, social security card, high school diploma or GED, and workout clothes. That job fair will be held on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Troy University at 1579 US-19 in Leesburg.


  8. The Lee County School System will be hosting a job fair on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Assistant Superintendent Kevin Dowling said the Lee County School System is normally a competitive field. But this year they are having some difficulties filling spots due to a teacher shortage nationwide "We've had enough things presented to us and talked to that I feel confident that we are going to have some good opening for folks," said Dowling.


  9. Chief Charles Moore was honored tonight by the Bank of Leesburg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Leesburg community rallied together for a benefit to help assist Chief Moore and family with his medical expenses. Madison Purvis is the grand-daughter of Chief Moore.


  10. Lee County basketball hosting the 1st annual Roundball ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    There will be a few basketball classics in the area this weekend, but none like the one coming to Leesburg. There is a consolation bracket, so teams will still get three total games, but the game results determine the match-ups.


  11. Leesburg PD wraps hundreds of presents for foster kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officers reached out to several community leaders and local businesses to donate toys. They also placed toy drive boxes outside of Lee County Fire and the sheriff's department.


  12. King's scoop and score crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    As if Dashawn King's 78-yard scoop and score game-winning touchdown in the State Semifinal didn't get enough praise, it also was voted as the High School football play of the year. The Lee County junior defensive back scooped a fumble forced by Otis Reese with under 3 minutes to go in Leesburg and carried it in for the 42-38 victory and AAAAAA State Championship berth.


  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    County and city leaders expect the multipurpose complex will bring in a lot of foot traffic which could directly benefit local businesses. Lee County leaders will review a contract for the sports mega complex between the city and the county at their next meeting on December 12th.


  14. More charges expected against Leesburg credit card fraud suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Leesburg police arrested Daniel Rodriguez, 26, and Sable Stafford, 25, and both were booked into the Lee County jail, charged with multiple counts of forgery financial transaction card fraud. Police said the two used stolen credit card numbers on fake cards to buy thousands of dollars worth of items from Fred's on Tuesday and Wednesday.


  15. 2 arrested for credit card scam in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Two people from New York are sitting in the Lee County Jail after they used forged credit cards at Fred's in Leesburg.


  16. Leesburg to submit proposal for Mega Recreational ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The concept includes a recreation office, football/soccer fields, softball/baseball fields, an agricultural center, a marina, an amphitheater, a family picnic area and walking trails.


  17. Traffic Alert: 2 car accident causes some power outages in LeesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Lee County Police Department responded to a two-vehicle accident that caused some power outages to residents Monday afternoon. This risk of isolated tornadoes is greater with isolated storms that develop ahead of the cold front.


  18. Firearms deer hunting season starts SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Stores like Backwoods Outdoors in Leesburg have been busy in the past few days, as hunters grab last minute essentials for the weekend. Store managers stressed safety should stay top priority during deer season.


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