Cross training EMS personnel cuts down response times across Thomas County
THOMAS CO., Ga. (WALB) - Response times to Emergency situations in Thomas County have been cut down to over 50 percent. Officials credit it to a program that cross trains their personnel. This program is ensuring the entire Thomas County area is covered. Response times are a big reason why...
Downtown Street Festival
The event has snakes, food, arts and crafts, rides, and snakes and reptile shows all day happening on the main stage. CCSO receives $650K in grants for Detention Center HVAC Systems. Updated: Feb. 29, 2024 at 4:05 PM EST. The Crisp County Detention Center has been awarded seven grants. Feb....
Andrea Morris Kidney Foundation helps educate community on Kidney Disease
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - Before Andrea Morris passed away to a chronic kidney disease, she started a foundation to help with educating and providing the public with free health screenings for kidney disease in Thomasville. Andrea Morris was first diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease in 2012 at the age of...
Arrests made in Sunday Moultrie shooting
MOULTRIE, Ga. – The GBI and Moultrie Police have made two arrests in connection with the shooting that took place on Sunday, earlier this week. Two males aged 15 and 16 were both charged with Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime. One was arrested on the afternoon of February 29, 2024, and the other earlier this morning. Both were arrested after they were interviewed by the GBI and Moultrie Police. Prosecutors will request that both be treated as adults due to the seriousness of their crimes and that their cases be moved to Superior Court where they will be treated as adults.
🚧 Road Closure Alert: SR 38 W in Thomas County, GA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. Attention drivers in Thomas County, all lanes of traffic are currently blocked on State Route 38 West at the County Line (mile marker 0) due to debris scattered on the roadway. Motorists are advised to use caution in this area. The estimated time for the lanes to be cleared is 6:00 am. For the latest updates on the incident, please call 511 or follow the provided link: https://t.co/5686TLKk2n. Stay safe and plan your travel accordingly.
Savor the Sea in Moultrie: A Guide to 3 Remarkable Seafood Restaurants
This article presents a trio of exceptional seafood restaurants in Moultrie. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Looking back five years after a catastrophic tornado slammed Cairo
It has been five years since Georgia’s Hospitality City was slammed with an EF-2 tornado, but memories of the twister still swirl in residents’ minds. The National Weather Service reported winds from the tornado reached approximately 120 miles per hour.
Overdue bills threaten utility service for some Cook Co. residents
According to city leaders over 65% of residents did not need a repayment plan following the original billing disruption in 2021.
VPD makes arrest in Valdosta homicide death investigation
VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department has arrested a 59-year-old male in connection to the homicide of a Valdosta man. Arrested: John Paul Battle, African American male 59 years of age, Valdosta resident. Victim: Collies Mathis, African American male, 49 years of age, Valdosta resident. On February 29, 2024,...
Cross training Thomas Co. EMS personnel leads to shorter response times
This cross training has been extremely beneficial but really to the people that live on the outskirts of Thomas County, as it has been proven to decrease response times.
Cook County Judge announces second warrant amnesty period
ADEL – A Cook County Judge is offering a second warrant amnesty period for individuals with outstanding warrants and fines. Cook County Judge Chase Daughtrey is offering a second warrant amnesty period from March 1 – March 31, allowing eligible individuals to present themselves to pay outstanding fines and clear their warrant without facing a physical arrest. Based on the charge(s), the prosecutor may offer a reduced fine to settle the case. A majority of defendants with active warrants are from Northern Florida, South Georgia, and the Metro Atlanta Area.
Today the gas price is close to $3.34 in Monticello as of 2024-03-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
BHS principal Christopher Merritt Hired as next Colquitt County High School principal
This story will be updated as more information becomes available Bainbridge High School Principal Christopher Merritt has been hired as Colquitt County High School’s next principal. BHS hired Merritt in 2022. “We are excited to announce Dr. Chris Merritt as the next Principal of CCHS,” said Dan Chappuis, incoming Superintendent and current CCHS Principal. “He […] The post BHS principal Christopher Merritt Hired as next Colquitt County High School principal appeared first on The Post-Searchlight.
Lowndes Vikettes fall to Grayson in 7A Final Four
ATLANTA, Ga. (WCTV) - Offense was hard to come by on the campus of Georgia State on Saturday as the Lowndes Vikettes saw their season come to an end at the hands of the Grayson Rams, 66-25. The Rams fast break offense proved too much to solve for the Crimson and White as the Rams used a second half surge to put breathing room between themselves and Lowndes.
Investigators determine cause of Thomasville crate company fire, rule fire as accidental
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - The cause of a massive fire that occurred at a crate company in Thomasville last week has been determined. WCTV spoke with Bryce Rawson, an assistant to the Georgia Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire. Rawson said the fire at Georgia Crate & Basket Co. has...
Thomas County Sheriff’s Office warning residents about alleged driveway paving scam
THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to think twice before taking a company up on an offer that might be too good to be true. Deputies have been looking into a string of reports that out-of-state contractor Acker Blacktop Paving is misrepresenting prices, TCSO Captain Tim Watkins said. So far, the office has received nine reports alleging business misconduct by the company.
Soccer Game Preview: Brooks County vs. Irwin County
The Brooks County Trojans will be playing at home against the Irwin County Indians at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday. One thing working in Brooks County's favor is that they have posted big goal totals every time they've taken the pitch this season. Brooks County can now show off five landslide...
VPD arrests two men, 12-year-old juvenile for discharging a firearm
VALDOSTA – Two men and a 12-year-old juvenile was arrested by VPD for discharging of a firearm after reports of gunfire by numerous citizens. Arrested 1: Howard McArthur, African American male, 20 years of age, Valdosta resident. Arrested 2: LC Strawder, African American male 17 years of age, Valdosta...
Ga. bill address fentanyl deaths, Lowndes Co. family pushes for Austin’s Law
“I am hoping that this will offer some healing to some families because nothing was done in their cases either.”