Irwin County Newswire

Irwin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Irwin County, GA.

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  1. Ocilla police respond to stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police said that they responded to a report of a stabbing around 2:42 p.m. When they arrived they noticed a man named Nicholas Battle wearing a red shirt and a blue jeans running from the location.

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  2. WALB viewer tips help locate escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WALB-TV Albany

    Irwin County Sheriff Donnie Youghn said it was a tip from a WALB viewer that led investigators to find an escaped inmate in a wooded area about three miles south of the Irwin County Detention Center. "I guess they had seen it on Channel 10, and I had got a tip that a guy on a four wheeler seen this guy crossing the field and had on what we were looking for," said Sheriff Youghn.

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  3. Irwin County authorities search for escaped prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Irwin County Sheriff's Office and Ocilla Police are searching for an escaped prisoner. Ocilla police said a man escaped the Irwin County Detention Center about around 5 p.m. Sunday.

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  4. Pooler officials brace for Fourth of July fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | SavannahNow

    The advent of a new law that legalizes the public's use of fireworks in Georgia has officials in Pooler anticipating a troublesome Fourth of July holiday weekend. On July 1, Georgia House Bill 110, which legalizes "consumer fireworks" statewide, goes into effect.

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  5. Proponents say legalizing the sale of fireworks will keep tax dollars ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Cross Roads News

    The sale of fireworks in Georgia had been banned for decades. Pediatricians, children's hospitals, health groups, and fire and safety officials have lobbied for years against legalizing fireworks because of the potential for causing serious injuries to kids.

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  6. Ocilla shooting suspect turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Antonio Bivens, 36, surrendered to police Wednesday around 2:00 A.M. He is in custody with police and is expected to have a first appearance today in Irwin County. Bivens is a suspect in a shooting that injured one man near the 900 block of North Carver Street in Ocilla before 8:00 P.M. The victim, Caitlin Wynn, 30, was taken to Medical Center-Central Georgia Hospital in Macon after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

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  7. Suspect turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WALB-TV Albany

    Antonio Bivens, 36, surrendered to police around 2 Wednesday morning. He is in custody with police and is expected to have a first appearance today in Irwin County.

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  8. Ocilla police investigate shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    They also say that they are offering a reward of $500 if your tip leads to an arrest and a conviction.

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  9. Ocilla police investigate shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WALB-TV Albany

    Investigators have confirmed that it happened at the intersection of Carver Road and Frank Road just before 8 p.m.

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  10. Manslaughter charge brought in Ocilla fight deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and spilled over to the yard where it turned deadly. GBI agents continue to process a car in an old tow lot in Irwin County. They say this is where Demetrius Fuller died on his way to the hospital. Over in the quiet neighborhood where it happened. ... 1 comment

  11. The teen was shot in this area of OcillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ocilla police are also investigating a shooting that happened just a few blocks away from where a man died in a stabbing. A teenager remains hospitalized after an overnight shooting.

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  12. Investigators look for motive in deadly fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... and spilled over to the yard where it turned deadly. GBI agents continue to process a car in an old tow lot in Irwin County. They say this is where Demetrius Fuller died on his way to the hospital. Over in the quiet neighborhood where it happened. ...

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  13. GBI looks into Ocilla deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WALB-TV Albany

    Officials say that Demitrius Fuller, 24, was stabbed to death at 3:00AM Sunday at a house near Fieldstone Drive and 7th Street, in Ocilla. GBI agents are processing a car that was involved in the homicide at the impound lot now.

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  14. Ocilla man dies after being stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    A man by the name of Demitrius Fuller was stabbed to death. Ocilla police say the stabbing is currently under investigation right now, but they do have one person detained.

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  15. Baby raptor rescued in Irwin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Tifton man finds an unexpected visitor in a friend's backyard in Irwin County when Paul Sumner thought he discovered an injured hawk. It turned out to be a bald eagle lying in a bush.

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  16. Civil War reports from The Madison Daily Courier - " May 1865Read the original story

    May 1, 2015 | The Madison Courier

    Husband and wife father and child brother and sister child and parent will again embrace each other, as in times of old. Proudly can we point to the starry banner of America as being the emblem of the nation that is indeed and truth "the land of the FREE and the home of the BRAVE."

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  17. Lawsuit considered over controversial electric vehicle feeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A component of the recently signed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is not sitting well with many of Georgia's electric vehicle, or EV, owners. Now, an Alpharetta resident is among those contemplating a class-action lawsuit against the state, claiming a new fee unfairly penalizes drivers of zero-emission cars.

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  18. Ocilla mayor steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Horace Hudgins resigned Monday as the Mayor of Ocilla, to run in the special election for the House of Representative District Seat 155.

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  19. Jerry ButlerRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jerry Lanier Butler, 74, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015. A native of Ocilla, Ga., he was the son of the late Murvin Lanier and Mae Griffin Butler.

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  20. Today In History, May 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | WBNS

    Today is Sunday, May 10, the 130th day of 2015. There are 235 days left in the year.

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