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Sergeant back on job after shooting arrest

VIENNA, GA – An officer with the Cordele Police Department is back on the beat after her recent arrest by GBI agents. Authorities in both Dooly and Crisp counties confirm the May 13th arrest of Cordele Police Sergeant Dedra Davis on three misdemeanor charges, relating to a shooting the previous weekend.
CORDELE, GA
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Dooly County hires interim coaches

Dooly County High School is pleased to announce that Coach Kieron “Montez” Zanders has been named as Interim Athletic Director for Dooly County High School. In addition, Coach Cecil Lester has been named as Interim Head Football Coach for the Dooly County Bobcats. Coach Zanders currently serves as...
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Dooly Co. assistant principal remembered through pond dedication

VIENNA, Ga. (WALB) - An educator out of Dooly County recently passed away, but her influence will live on the school grounds thanks to a pond that was dedicated to her. “She was the type of person that always wanted you to do right, always wanted you to just be the best you can be. She opened my eyes to a lot of things,” Summer Cherry, Dooly County High School graduate said.
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Shooting arrest leads to Dooly drug bust

VIENNA, GA – A Crisp County couple is staying in the Dooly County Jail after their Wednesday arrest at an area hotel. Crisp County deputies say they were looking to take 25 year old Dennis Keen into custody on three counts of aggravated assault, relating to an earlier shooting in Cordele.
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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Dooly Co. graduation brought to student in ICU

VIENNA, Ga. (WALB) - While graduations are still happening throughout South Georgia, one graduation was brought directly to a student who couldn’t attend her high school graduation because of an ongoing illness. Jai’La Mathis, Dooly County high school graduate, was surprised to see teachers, students and staff decked out...
DOOLY COUNTY, GA
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Dooly County High School resignations cause concern in community

DOOLY COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- The great resignation -- that's what some parents and community members say is happening at Dooly County High School after what they believe is a lack of support from the superintendent. The evening at a school board meeting that was jam packed with supporters of...
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Cordele Dispatch

Roy Vernon Noble, Jr.

VIENNA: Roy Vernon Noble, Jr., age 83, of Dooly County met his Savior on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Chapel of Hughes and Wright Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Vienna City Cemetery where the family will greet friends.
DOOLY COUNTY, GA

21-year-old hit, killed by train in Dooly County

DOOLY COUNTY, Ga. — A man is dead after being hit by a train Sunday afternoon in Vienna. According to the police department; the department, Georgia State Patrol and the Norfolk Southern Railroad Police are investigating the incident that happened around 8:30 p.m. Officers with the Vienna Police Department...
DOOLY COUNTY, GA
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Man killed by train in Dooly County

VIENNA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— The Vienna Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol, and the Norfolk Southern railroad are investigating after a 21 year old man was hit by a train and killed. According to a post on the Vienna Police Facebook page, the incident happened around 8:30 pm Sunday at East Pine Street and North 7th Street. The victim, Stantavious Rashard Burnam was found dead on the scene by officers. It was determined that Burnam was struck by the train somewhere along the area of the Norfolk Southern track between Union Street and Pine Street, authorities aren’t sure why Burnam was around that area of the tracks.
DOOLY COUNTY, GA
Cordele Dispatch

Vienna man dies after he was hit by a train

A 21-year-old Vienna man was killed Sunday evening when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern freight train. The Vienna Police Department received a call around 8:30pm that a person had been struck by a train in the area of East Pine and North 7th Streets. Upon arrival, officers found Stantavious Rashard Burnam, 21, deceased at the scene.
VIENNA, GA
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SGTC participates in GYSTC Science Day at Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm

AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College participated in the Chattahoochee Flint Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center’s (GYSTC) Science on the Farm Day at Jimmy Carter’s Boyhood Farm outside of Plains recently. The day was filled with opportunities for the approximately 200 sixth through eighth graders from...
AMERICUS, GA
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HUB Football plays a crucial role in reviving football players careers

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) –The United States Football League kicks off this weekend, and several of the players in the league, such as Keith Mumphery, who attended Dooly County High School, are getting a second chance to revive their football careers. And one exposure camp is playing a critical role in that.
DOOLY COUNTY, GA
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Man leads deputies on pursuit through Crisp, Dooly counties

VIENNA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Florida man is in custody after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase Friday afternoon. The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted to check on a black Dodge Challenger stopped on the dirt portion of Rockhouse Road, but the car sped off onto I-75. The car then got off the interstate at exit 99 and began traveling east on Highway 300.
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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1 arrested in Crisp Co. eluding incident

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - One was arrested on multiple charges after an attempted eluding incident that occurred Friday, according to Crisp County Sheriff’s Office. On April 8, a deputy attempted to check on a black Dodge Challenger that was stopped on the dirt portion of Rockhouse Road. The car...
CRISP COUNTY, GA

Crisp deputies arrest Florida man after high-speed chase into Dooly County

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. — Crisp County deputies arrested a Florida man after a high-speed chase on Interstate 75/GA 401 Friday. According to a news release from the Crisp County Sheriff's Office, at around 2:30 p.m., a deputy was checking on a driver who had stopped on Rockhouse Road when the car sped off onto the interstate. The driver, 32-year-old David Howard Jr., got off on exit 99 and began driving east on Highway 300 and continued to speed off into traffic, attempting to hit deputies head-on.
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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One arrested in Crisp County following a police pursuit

A Fort Myers man is facing a slew of charges after attempting to elude authorities. On Friday, April 8, around 3:40 P.M., 32-year-old David Howard Jr., of Fort Myers, Florida, was arrested by Crisp County Deputies following a pursuit and drug bust. Before his arrest, at 2:30 P.M., officers attempted...
CRISP COUNTY, GA
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Schools close, dismiss early for Wednesday’s inclement weather

(WALB) - Southwest Georgia schools are altering school plans ahead of Wednesday’s inclement weather. Dooly County Schools will be closed Wednesday. Sumter County Schools will dismiss students early. Here are the dismissal times:. SCPS and SCES – 11 a.m. SCIS – 11:15 a.m. SCMS – 11:45 a.m....
SUMTER COUNTY, GA

All Macon County schools closed due to weather

MACON COUNTY, Ga. — All Macon County schools are closed Wednesday due to the weather. County Manager Kevin Lewis made the decision Tuesday night. All Macon County government and courthouse offices are closing at noon. Dooly County schools are also closed down.
MACON COUNTY, GA