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51-year-old Jason Williams dead after a motorcycle crash in East Cobb (East Cobb, GA)

51-year-old Jason Williams dead after a motorcycle crash in East Cobb (East Cobb, GA)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 51-year-old Jason Williams, from Woodstock, as the man who lost his life following a two-vehicle collision on Saturday in Northeast Cobb. The fatal motorcycle crash took place at about 5:30 p.m. on Alabama Road and Old Mountain Park Road [...]
COBB, GA
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Motorcyclist killed in East Cobb crash on Alabama Road

A Woodstock man was killed Saturday when his motorcycle crashed with another vehicle at an intersection in Northeast Cobb. Cobb Police Sgt. Wayne Delk identified the victim as Jason Williams, 51. Delk said that a white and red 2004 Sprinter 2500 van driven by Steve Folds, 75, of Woodstock, was...
WOODSTOCK, GA
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ASU’s education program recognized among best in the nation

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Albany State University’s (ASU) undergraduate elementary education program has been recognized as among the best in the nation by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). The NCTQ is a national research and policy organization that evaluates and provides information and guidance to ensure that...
ALBANY, GA
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All aboard to visit Cordele

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - Whether you’re just passing through or this is your hometown, we welcome you to Downtown Cordele and invite you to spend some time checking out the city’s businesses and attractions. From parks to trains to art to food and shopping, Cordele has got a...
CORDELE, GA
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East Cobb Election results: Cityhood referendum defeated in landslide

The East Cobb Cityhood referendum is going down in a crushing defeat. With 70 percent of precincts reporting, NO votes are 13,706, or 72 percent, to 5,218 YES votes, or 27 percent. That’s been the most lopsided of the three Cobb cityhood referendums on Tuesday’s ballots. Cityhood votes...
COBB, GA
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Cordele man arrested for child molestation

On April 25, a report was filed with the Cordele Police Department concerning a child molestation case. According to police, Paul Willis was accused of possible child molestation by a relative. A sixteen-year-old juvenile was reported to be the victim of sexual battery and child molestation. Police say that Willis...
CORDELE, GA
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County Leaders Meet to Discuss May 24 Primary Results

Cobb County leaders met first thing Wednesday morning to discuss the results of Tuesday's election. The group focused on the cityhood efforts and how to move forward. County Manager Dr. Jackie McMorris told the group even though voters decided not to form new cities at this time, much work remains.
COBB, GA
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East Cobb Republican incumbents roll to big primary victories

Three Republican elected officials serving East Cobb at the county and state level had primary challenges on Tuesday, but all three won handily. District 3 Cobb Commissioner JoAnn Birrell cruised into the November general election by defeating first-time candidate Judy Sarden with 77 percent of the vote. With all 52...
COBB, GA
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Four SGTC students earn Caterpillar Excellence Scholarships

AMERICUS, GA – Four students in the Diesel Equipment Technology program at South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) were awarded the South Georgia Technical College Foundation Caterpillar Excellence Scholarships recently in recognition of their hard work, work ethics and grade point averages. Donald A. Gay and Jeremy Huiras of Leesburg,...
AMERICUS, GA
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Summer Fun Movie Series

Join Cobb PARKS for our Summer Fun Movie Series!!! From May through August, Cobb PARKS will be hosting a movie and fun activities at various locations throughout the county. Some will be outdoor events and others will be indoors. Activities include bounce houses, food trucks, ice cream and popcorn, and fun and games. Please note that activities vary per location, so call the facility for details. These events are sponsored by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
COBB, GA
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Healthy Sumter & Flint River Fresh distributes 300 food boxes to community

This past weekend, Healthy Sumter & Flint River Fresh, Inc. joined forces to promote healthy lifestyles in the community. To help fight food insecurity in Southwest Georgia, Healthy Sumter gave away 300 food boxes at the Americus Train Depot. The distribution event was held on Saturday, May 21. "Special thanks...
AMERICUS, GA
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GSW Golf Team’s season ends in the Final Four

AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern golf team lost in their match play contest against Lee University in the NCAA DII National Championship semifinals on Thursday afternoon. The Hurricanes had advanced to the semifinals after a strong 4-1 win over Colorado State Pueblo that morning. Simon Estrada, Nicolas Escobar, Jack Tharrington, and Erik Fogel all won in the early round to put the Hurricanes in their second consecutive Final Four.
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