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One dead after accident on I-16

TWIGGS COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A fatal accident led to all lanes of I-16 being blocked for several hours Monday. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the accident happened around 6:30 in the morning when a motorcycle and a semi truck collided near mile marker 27. The accident is under investigation.

Warner Robins auto shop owner accused of theft

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — A Warner Robins auto shop owner accused of bilking customers has been arrested. According to the Warner Robins Police Department, they've arrested owner Logan Randall Simmons on six theft charges. Houston County jail records show that Simmons was arrested last Monday, November 21, and released...

28-year-old arrested after shooting at brother in Cordele

CORDELE, Ga. — A 28-year-old man was arrested by Cordele Police officers Saturday afternoon after he shot into a car that had two children under the age of 5 inside. According to a news release from the Cordele Police Department, two brothers had been traveling from Florida back to Macon and stopped in Cordele. They got into an argument, and the 28-year-old was put out of the car.

Man arrested, charged after shooting at Fort Valley apartments

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Fort Valley Police have arrested a man in a shooting that happened Monday at the Indian Oaks apartment complex in Fort Valley. According to a Facebook post on the Fort Valley Police Department page, just before 3 p.m., the call came in about two men shooting at each other. When they made it to the scene, officers found one of the suspects and a chase began. When they caught him, he was arrested and charged on active warrants for Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Children, and Criminal Trespass.
Cordele Dispatch

Dispute Between Siblings Leads to Arrest ***Update***

Quendarius Lamar Robinson, a twenty-eight-year-old male from Macon, Ga, was arrested Saturday afternoon by Cordele Police Officers after he shot into an occupied vehicle that had two children in it under the age of five. The group had been traveling from Florida back to Macon Ga and stopped in Cordele....

House Fire on South 14th Street in Cordele

CORDELE, GA. – A house fire has occurred on South 14th Street in Cordele. Emergency Medical Services, Cordele Police Department, and Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire.

A Local Blind Man Owns and Operates Pecan Business in Warner Robins

Horton got his idea of a pecan business after discussing with a friend who owns a pecan nut shelling company. Horton says his wife is his eyes for running the business. "She's been a blessing through this process. She's probably more frustrated with it than she even lets me know, but she's been amazing through it. She supports my idea. She supports me in this. I couldn't do it without her", says Horton. See more.

Death of Bleckley County inmate under investigation by GBI

BLECKLEY COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA)- Sheriff Kris Coody said he has requested the help of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to find out what caused the death of inmate. Coody said that detention officers noticed Christopher Wayne Arnold, 52, fall from a stool in the dayroom where he was sitting Thanksgiving evening.

Downtown Cordele and Moultrie host shop small Saturday events

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The day after Black Friday is known as Small Business Saturday. Downtown Moultrie continued their holiday festivities by hosting food trucks and encouraging people to shop locally. This year businesses are dealing with higher costs for materials, shipping, and gas. Kalee Bass and her husband Andrew...

Small business Saturday kicks off in Perry

PERRY, Ga. — As shoppers flood big retail stores all over the country today... the city of perry is encouraging you to shop "small"... as part of small business saturday. On Saturday you could see downtown Perry was bustling with shoppers going in and out of smalls mom n' pop shops.