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Worth > Car Chase Ends With The Death Of One Woman

Worth > Car Chase Ends With The Death Of One Woman

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

WORTH — Worth County Sheriff’s office deputies shot a woman on Thursday after chasing a vehicle she was in from a traffic stop. The GBI and the Sheriff’s office were investigating a traffic stop when deputies attempted to pull over a car on Highway 520. The driver of the car fled the scene leading deputies to chase the vehicle […]

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Clyattville > Two People Dead After Fatal Car Collision

Clyattville > Two People Dead After Fatal Car Collision

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

CLYATTVILLE — Two people are dead after a fatal car collision between a Ford F-150 and a Ford Mustang on Old Clyattville Road near I-75. The accident occurred at around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Mustang driver, 22-year-old Logan Paige Shelley and passenger, 23-year-old Kyle Naville died at the scene. The truck driver, 34-year-old Jeremy Carter […]

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Nicholls > Owner Of Assisted Living Home Arrested For False Information

Nicholls > Owner Of Assisted Living Home Arrested For False Information

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

NICHOLLS — The owner and administrator of Rosewood Manor Assisted Living Home, Helen Malphus, was arrested for providing false information about the death of a resident. Malphus was arrested Tuesday, Feb.24 on a warrant for False Statements and Writings, Concealment of Facts and Fraudulent Documents. Officials began investigating the assisted living home after the body of […]

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Thomasville > Man Arrested And Charged For Breaking Into Two Vehicles

Thomasville > Man Arrested And Charged For Breaking Into Two Vehicles

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE — A Thomas County man was arrested after breaking into two vehicles. The police report stated that on Tuesday, 30-year-old Alfred Lavon Hadley broke into a car at 729 South St. and another at 617 Lester Street. Hadley stole a book bag and a work ID from the vehicle on Lester Street. A neighbor caught Hadley looking […]

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Valdosta > ESPLOST V Campaign Kicks Off

Valdosta > ESPLOST V Campaign Kicks Off

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comments

Allison Ericson, Valdosta Today News Director: VALDOSTA — The ESPLOST V campaign kick off and press conference was held last night, Feb. 24 in the Valdosta City Hall Annex. The ESPLOST V funds are divided between Valdosta City and Lowndes County school systems. This year’s tax is expected to receive a maximum total of about $58 million. […]

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Tifton > Southwest Georgia GDOT District Engineer Joe Sheffield Is Retiring

Tifton > Southwest Georgia GDOT District Engineer Joe Sheffield Is Retiring

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

TIFTON — Joe Sheffield, who has led Georgia Department of Transportation operations in the southwest district for 10 years, is retiring Friday. Chad Hartley has been named the new District Engineer for southwest District 4. Hartley comes from the District 5 office in Jesup, where he has been Assistant District Engineer. Sheffield leaves the Department […]

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Valdosta > Slaughter Discusses Road Improvements Upcoming

Valdosta > Slaughter Discusses Road Improvements Upcoming

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

VALDOSTA — Lowndes County Commission Chairman Bill Slaughter appeared Tuesday morning with host Chris Beckham on The Morning Drive on Newstalk 105.9 WVGA. He discussed upcoming transportation projects including improvements to the Exit 22 and 29 interchanges on Interstate 75, as well as issues concerning old US Highway 41 near Stone Creek and Tillman Crossing, […]

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Albany > Former Albany Police Officer Dead After Domestic Dispute

Albany > Former Albany Police Officer Dead After Domestic Dispute

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — A former Albany Police officer was killed in a domestic dispute on Sunday. Habersham County Sheriff officers, Joey Terrell and Deputy Bill Zigan responded to reports of a domestic dispute between former police officer, Anthony Giaquanta and his ex-wife. Giaquanta shot his ex-wife and her friend, then shot Terrell and Zigan. The investigation is […]

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Thomasville > Thomas County Sheriff Commander Arrested For DUI

Thomasville > Thomas County Sheriff Commander Arrested For DUI

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Sheriff Commander Kevin Lee was arrested for driving under the influence on Saturday. Commander Lee was suspended without pay by Sheriff R. Carlton Powell. He was charged with driving under the influence and failure to maintain lanes. “The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office has placed Commander Kevin Lee on suspension without pay […]

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Albany > Man Arrested For Shopping In His Underwear

Albany > Man Arrested For Shopping In His Underwear

| February 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

ALBANY — A man in Albany was arrested after shopping at Walmart in his underwear. On Sunday, Feb. 22, around 10:00 p.m., 61-year-old David Stewart was arrested and charged with Public Indecency. The police reported that Stewart was wearing a pair of boxers and a t-shirt at the time of his arrest. Stewart was arrested […]

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