Turner County Newswire

Turner County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 96 in Turner County, GA

  1. Mrs. Mable H. BeasleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Griffin Daily News

    Mrs. Mable H. Beasley, age 84 of Griffin, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family.

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  2. Financial fraud suspects arrested after I-75 stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WALB-TV Albany

    Three Chicago women and a Virginia man face credit card fraud charges and remain in jail in two separate cases in Turner County. The women were found with stolen credit cards.

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  3. The old Turner County Jail is rumored to be hauntedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WALB-TV Albany

    A lot of folks think the old Turner County Jail is haunted, and a Florida man plans to find out. He just got permission to check out the old jail in Ashburn for paranormal activity.The jail is now a crime and punishment museum.

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  4. HARRISON, JoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | MDJonline.com

    Joe Harrison, 91, of Marietta, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Joe was born in Long Creek, South Carolina, to the late Lila and Alex Harrison, and is the 3rd oldest of 13 children.

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  5. Harry Crews Was Grit Lit's Wildest CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | TheDailyBeast.com

    He wrote novels about sideshow freaks, gospel singers, and midgets. In one of his novels, a man eats a whole car.

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  6. Mrs. Cheryl GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Heard Citizen

    Mrs. Cheryl Dale Buchanan Gardner, age 58 of Newnan, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Pruitt Health System in Franklin, Georgia. Mrs. Gardner was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 21, 1957, the daughter of the late Patricia Gay Stanley Buchanan Dailey and Floyd Junior Buchanan.

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  7. Mrs. Mary Frances FarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    Mrs. Farrell was born in Startown, North Carolina on April 5, 1922. She is preceded in death by her parents, George Franklin Throneburg and Lillie Jane Throneburg; and husband, Charlie V. Farrell.

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  8. Commerce wins Class A Public track title, Cedar Shoals finishes second in Class AAAAARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... 800 and anchored the relay for the Tigers, which racked up 99 points. They finished well ahead of second-place Turner County, which tallied 62. Adrian Vaquera (shot put) and Greyson Burke (pole vault) also won state titles for the Tigers. Acker ...

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  9. Commerce wins Class A Public track title, Cedar Shoals finishes second in Class AAAAARead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... 800 and anchored the relay for the Tigers, which racked up 99 points. They finished well ahead of second-place Turner County, which tallied 62. Adrian Vaquera (shot put) and Greyson Burke (pole vault) also won state titles for the Tigers. Acker ...

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  10. The old house was destroyed by the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... Sycamore house burned to the ground. Now, after a thorough investigation, that blaze has been ruled arson. The Turner County Fire chief said the State Arsons Office is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of a suspect. Brian Brown ...

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  11. Pet EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | SavannahNow

    May 7. Save-A-Life will hold mobile adoptions at the PetSmart store on Abercorn Street from noon to 2:30 p.m. May 7. a May 14, 21, and 28 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at PetSmart Pooler, 262 Pooler Parkway a May 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Puppy Palooza and Furry Friends, Habersham TailsSpin, 4501 Habersham St. May 7. The sixth annual Pet Care and Adoption Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7 at Islands Towne Center in Whitemarsh Island, 4717 U.S. Hwy. 80 E., adjacent to Publix, TailsSpin and Walmart.

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  12. The old house was destroyed by the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... call. "As far as something this big, it's been five or ten years as far as having something this large," said Turner County fire chief Mark Robinson. Crews used 20,000 gallons of water over a four hour period to get the massive blaze under control. ...

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  13. Pet EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | SavannahNow

    April 30. One Love Animal Rescue will have adoptable cats and dogs available for adoption 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 30 at PetSmart Pooler, 262 Pooler Parkway. Info: email [email protected] April 30. Save-A-Life will hold mobile adoptions April 30 at the Abercorn Street PetSmart store from noon until 2:30 p.m. Go to www.savealifepets.org to see our adoptable pets.

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  14. Pet EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | SavannahNow

    April 23. Save-A-Life. Save-A-Life will be holding mobile adoptions on Saturday April 23 at the PetSmart Abercorn Street store from 12 Noon to 2:30 PM.

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  15. CLARK, David AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    David Allen Clark, 69, of Jasper, Georgia passed away peacefully Friday, April 15, 2016 in Canton, Georgia surrounded by his loving family.

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  16. Names released in fatal Turner County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    The driver was Stephanie Seagraves, 41, of Powder Springs, GA. The front passenger was Neechelle James, 21, of Indianapolis, Indiana. They were transported to area hospitals by EMS. They said the Jeep car ran off the roadway, and rolled multiple times, before coming to a stop near mile marker 77.

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  17. PADGETT, William Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | MDJonline.com

    William J. Padgett, Jr. entered into eternal rest on April 1, 2016 in Fayetteville, Georgia.

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  18. Historic jail now offering ghost toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WireService

    The Crime & Punishment Museum, the historic jail in Turner County, GA, has added paranormal and ghost hunting tours to the regular tour experience. Ghost hunting tours are available on Friday and Saturday nights.

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  19. Thousands expected to swarm Ashburn for annual Fire Ant FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... a hand carved wooden trophy. The two-day festival is the result of year-long planning and efforts from the Turner County community. Thompson says the festival has a great economic impact for the town. "They're eating here, they're staying here, ...

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  20. Board Votes on Teacher ContractsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Monticello News

    Members of the Jasper County Board of Education got an early start on next school year by voting to offer contracts to teachers during their regular meeting Tuesday, March 15. They also are going ahead by consensus with hiring at least one additional teacher at each school and additional custodians. When final budget figures are set, board members believe they will be able to provide bus driver and monitor raises and an additional three school days to the school calendar.

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