Berrien County, GA

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Memorial placed to honor cold case victim in Berrien County

BERRIEN CO., Ga. (WALB) - Tuesday marked 41 years since the body of Mary Susan Humphrey was found in Berrien County. She was stationed at Moody Air Force Base. Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association said her case is the oldest unsolved murder in the county. This year, to honor her life, they presented a cross for Airman First Class Humphrey.
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Berrien County, GAValdosta Daily Times

Berrien man pleads guilty in multimillion-dollar fraud scheme

NASHVILLE — A Berrien County businessman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme, according to a U.S. Justice Department statement. Rickey Carter, 60, of Nashville pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud and faces up to 30 years in prison, five years of supervised release and a $1 million fine, the statement said. Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 15; there is no parole in the federal judicial system.
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Ray City, GAvaldostatoday.com

Officer Involved Shooting in Berrien County

Ray City, GA (June 2, 2021) – On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the GBI received a request from the Ray City Police Department to conduct an officer involved shooting investigation. Preliminary information indicates that on June 1, 2020, at approximately 6:45 p.m., two officers with the Ray City Police Department responded to the 100 block of Pauline Avenue to conduct a wellness check. Once on scene, the officers met a man with a knife, who has been identified as Donald Myers, age 48. Myers approached the officers with the knife, and the officers shot Myers. Officers administered first aid until EMS arrived. Myers was transported to the South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta campus, where he died. Myers’ body will be taken to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.
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GBI: Man shot, killed by Ray City police

RAY CITY, Ga. — A man is dead after a shooting incident with law enforcement in Berrien County. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident involving a Ray City police officer. AT 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, two Ray City Police Department officers responded to the 100 block...
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GBI investigates fatal Berrien Co. officer-involved shooting

RAY CITY, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting, according to a press release from the agency. The release said on Tuesday, the GBI received a request from the Ray City Police Department to conduct an officer-involved shooting investigation. Agents said preliminary information...
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Ray City’s officer involved fatal shooting

RAY CITY, GA – The GBI says it is investigating a fatal officer involved shooting in Berrien County last night that has left a 48 year old man dead. Ray City Police were responding to a wellness check around 6:45pm at a Pauline Drive address where they encountered a knife wielding man, who has since been identified as Donald Myers.
Valdosta, GAvaldostatoday.com

Carlton Walker

Carlton Walker, 83, of Valdosta, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Presbyterian Home. He was born on January 17, 1938 in Berrien County, Georgia to the late Mack J. Walker and Ola Mae Luke Walker. Mr. Walker was a barber for 58 years, who loved to go bowling, or quail hunting. He loved being surrounded by his family, especially his grandchildren, entertaining and having Sunday dinners. Mr. Walker enjoyed fishing Little River, working in his yard, and going to the beach. He was of the Baptist faith.
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Historical Berrien County marker commemorates 'Spirit of American Doughboy'

ATLANTA — The Georgia Historical Society has announced the unveiling of a new historical marker in Berrien County commemorating the “Spirit of the American Doughboy” sculpture in Nashville. “One hundred years ago, when this imposing monument and sculpture were installed at this intersection, every family in Berrien County knew exactly...
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GBI seeks info on unsolved Nashville murder

NASHVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) says it and the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office need the public’s help to solve a 2019 Nashville murder. Adam Tennison, 40, was found dead on Nov. 20, 2019, at a home on Harnage Road in Nashville, the GBI says. The...
Berrien County, GAValdosta Daily Times

GBI seeks help in Berrien death case

NASHVILLE — Law enforcement agencies renewed their call for help from the public in solving a 2019 death case in Berrien County. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation posted a plea for information in Adam Tennison’s death to its Facebook page Tuesday. The Berrien County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call...
Nashville, GAValdosta Daily Times

VSU student killed in Berrien accident

NASHVILLE — A Valdosta State University student was killed Sunday in a head-on collision in Berrien County, the county’s sheriff said. Zach Schultz, 18, of Nashville was killed in the afternoon accident on the Adel Highway three miles west of Nashville, Sheriff Ray Paulk said. Details of the accident are...