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Armed suspect shot in Ben Hill Co. after advancing on deputies

The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Rochelle, Ben Hill County, GA. The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI conduct an independent investigation of the incident on December 1, 2021. One man is shot and in stable condition. On December 1, 2021, the Ben Hill County...
BEN HILL COUNTY, GA
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southgatv.com

The city of Rochelle is going mad

ROCHELLE, GA – The city of Rochelle is hosting its “Mistletoe Madness Christmas Parade” tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. There will be a concert at Vera’s Veranda before the parade at 6:00 p.m. “Alex Clements & Friends” featuring Mitch Cornell, Jeremy King, and Mike Louthan will perform.
ROCHELLE, GA
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6 Georgia Restaurants That Are So Much More Than Amazing Places To Eat

There are certain places in Georgia where you can sit down for a meal, but really it’s so much more than that. Whether it’s a uniquely decorated atmosphere or a fun and funky ambiance, we love restaurants in Georgia that offer up more than just good eats. Here are a few of our favorites, where […] The post 6 Georgia Restaurants That Are So Much More Than Amazing Places To Eat appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Cordele Dispatch

Cordele Housing Authority wins 1st place for best float in Christmas Parade

Congratulations to Cordele Housing Authority for winning first place in the Cordele Lions Club Christmas Parade. Their float was decoated as a train with all the lights and employees celebrating Christmas. More photos of the all the floats will be printed in Wedensday, December 8th Cordele Dispatch.
CORDELE, GA
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GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Ben Hill County, GA

ROCHELLE, GA – The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Rochelle, Ben Hill County, GA. The Ben Hill County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI conduct an independent investigation of the incident on December 1, 2021. One man is shot and in stable condition. On December 1, 2021, the...
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A Wellstar pediatrician talks about vaccination of children 5-11

Wellstar Health System opened two pediatric COVID-19 vaccination centers recently, at their health parks in Acworth and East Cobb. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech version of the vaccine on October 29 for children ages 5 to 11. President Joe Biden then issued a statement encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated.
COBB, GA
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Injured man stable after officer involved shooting

A man is stable after an officer involved shooting. The Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to conduct an independent investigation after a man was shot during a call that deputies responded to. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Marigold...
Tifton Gazette

Area roundup: Two in semifinals

TIFTON — It’s that familiar time of year for Fitzgerald and Irwin County: semifinals season. Both the Indians and the Purple Hurricane advanced out of the quarterfinals this week and back to a spot they know quite well. This is Irwin’s fifth consecutive appearance in the Class A semifinals and eighth in the past nine years. Fitzgerald has made it to this round six of the past eight seasons.
FITZGERALD, GA
cobbcountycourier.com

Town Center announces new pop-up shops for the holidays

Town Center at Cobb issued the following press release announcing eight new pop-up shops for the holiday season:. Friday, December 3, 2021 — Town Center at Cobb welcomes the busy holiday season with the expansion of its retail offerings with the addition of eight new pop-up shops. The new shops include See’s Candies, Personalized Ornaments, Cutco, Toys for Everyone, Lazy Co, Crystal King, Gifts from the Holy Land and Magical Puzzles. Popular department store Macy’s has also expanded its toy and personal shopper offerings this season. These retail additions ensure that shoppers can find the perfect gift for everyone on their list!
COBB, GA
cobbcounty.org

Live Forum on Unified Development Code Scheduled

Cobb County commissioners have recently received a series of emails about the proposed use of a “Unified Development Code” (UDC) to guide the county in future zoning and land use issues. The UDC is a common tool used by governments across the country to bring various regulations into one master document to streamline procedures and avoid overlapping regulations. To answer many questions raised by the potential use of a Unified Development Code in Cobb, there will be a live-streamed Q&A event on Wednesday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.
COBB, GA
Marietta Daily Journal

With rollout of kids’ vaccine, Wellstar pediatrician urges shots

Dr. Andy Doyle, a pediatrician with Wellstar Health System, told the MDJ Thursday he’s recommending all parents consider having their children receive a COVID-19 vaccination, particularly ones with added risk factors. “We recommend everybody in that age group consider getting vaccinated,” Doyle said. “Absolutely children who have underlying medical conditions...
COBB, GA
cobbcounty.org

Let's Stuff-A-Bus Cobb!

It’s that time of year when a specially-wrapped CobbLinc bus travels throughout the community to promote Stuff-A-Bus, an annual donation program benefiting Cobb County families. Stuff-A-Bus is made possible by Cobb Christmas, Inc., CobbLinc, First Transit, community businesses and volunteers. To participate, bring a new, unwrapped toy to any of the Stuff-A-Bus host sites before the scheduled pickup dates and times. Toys are needed for children ages 3 to 13, with the 9 to 13 age group having the greatest need. Donations will be distributed to approximately 1,000 Cobb County families.
COBB, GA
southgatv.com

Deriso, Owens take the win in Runoff Election

CORDELE, GA — While the results are still unofficial, Joshua Antwan Deriso emerged victorious in the race for City Commissioner Chairman At Large with 56.42% of the vote over Incumbent John E. Wiggins. In the second runoff for the city of Cordele, Isaac Owens won his bid for City Commissioner...
CORDELE, GA
Marietta Daily Journal

AROUND TOWN: Wellstar, United bicker while customers twist in the wind

If any theater directors putting on this season's production of "A Christmas Carol" need to cast the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, a few options come to mind. For Cobb Countians trying to discover what the latest is on the contract war between Wellstar Health System and United Healthcare, a dispute that has left somewhere around 80,000 patients without coverage this holiday season, don't bother asking the two parties.
COBB, GA
Marietta Daily Journal

Town Center at Cobb mall announces pop-up shops for the holiday season

Town Center at Cobb mall in Kennesaw announced the addition of eight new pop-up shops. The new shops include See’s Candies, Personalized Ornaments, Cutco, Toys for Everyone, Lazy Co, Crystal King, Gifts from the Holy Land and Magical Puzzles. Macy’s will feature a new personal shopping program which offers complimentary...
KENNESAW, GA
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