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Body identified in Cordele; GBI investigates

CORDELE, GA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s been called after the body of a partially clad woman was discovered in a residential backyard Sunday afternoon. Monday afternoon, Cordele Police Chief Jalon Heard identified the deceased as 60 year old Johnnie “Red” Walker. Walker’s body was...
CORDELE, GA
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Cordele Dispatch

Three transported to hospital after wreck

Three were transported to Crisp Regional Hospital after a collision in the 1400 block of East 16th Avenue. At this time we are unaware of the condition of the three that were transported.
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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UPDATE: Homicide investigation underway after woman found in Cordele

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has labeled the death investigation as a homicide. The GBI and the Cordele Police Department are asking for the public's help with recent sightings of Walker. The agency says she was last seen in Cordele walking around the intersection of E 16th Avenue and S...
CORDELE, GA
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Investigation underway after body found in Cordele

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - An investigation is underway after a body was found in Cordele, according to the Cordele Police Department. Before 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a home in the 300 block of East 11th Avenue. A woman was found dead in the backyard, according to Cordele...
CORDELE, GA
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Cobb's Board to name new HR Director

Cobb’s Board of Commissioners is expected to name a new Chief Human Resources Officer at their meeting Tuesday night. Jim Harner comes from the city of Roswell, and County Manager Dr. Jackie McMorris cited his extensive experience in human resources management in recommending his appointment. Harner has extensive HR...
COBB, GA
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Small town, big entertainment: Moon Family Theatre

BUENA VISTA, Ga. (WTVM) - We now travel to Buena Vista to learn more about the history of a family-owned theatre and how the past shaped the future. Buena Vista is a small town with huge entertainment. The Moon Family Theatre is a true hidden gem. Mike Moon, a self-made...
BUENA VISTA, GA
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Cobb Libraries Closed 7/4 in Honor of Independence Day

Please note that all Cobb County Public Libraries will be closed and will not offer curbside hold pickup on Monday, July 4, 2022 in honor of Independence Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Our digital resources are available every day of the year! Visit our Research and...
COBB, GA

A woman was found dead in Cordele. Here's what we know

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. — A woman was found dead in the 300 block of East 11 Avenue in Cordele. The woman, Johnnie Walker, who went by the nickname "Red," was found dead. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Cordele Police Department are asking for the public's help for any information or recent sightings of her.
CORDELE, GA
Americus Times-Recorder

Americus demands portrait of Nick Smarr and Jody Smith be removed from city hall

The Americus City Council and Mayor met for their regular meeting on Thursday June 23, 2022. Several members of the Smarr Smith Foundation (SSF) were present. Likewise, other citizens were there on behalf of the SSF. Some citizens were there for their own personal reasons. As a public comment, Blake Dukes addressed the governing body. He did so representing the Smarr Smith Foundation as a founding and current board member as well as the 2020 president.
AMERICUS, GA
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Public comments sought for Noonday Creek Trail extension

The Cobb Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on the possibility of extending the Noonday Creek Trail as part of its 2018 Greenways and Trails Master Plan. The Noonday Creek Trail Scoping Study began this spring, and Cobb DOT is proposing the extension run from the Bells Ferry Trailhead northward to Noonday Creek Park.
COBB, GA
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Chairwoman Cupid holds first of four scheduled Town Halls

Cobb County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Lisa Cupid discussed a variety of topics with dozens of residents at the first in a series of Town Hall meetings. The June 23rd event took place at the West Cobb Senior Center. The Chairwoman touched on the upcoming budget process, saying this has...
COBB, GA
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