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Wanted Ocilla man pursuit ends in OIS

OCILLA – An Ocilla man wanted on an outstanding warrant led agents on a high-speed pursuit that ended in an officer involved shooting. The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Irwin County, GA. The Irwin County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on September 23, 2022, at 2:25 p.m. One man was shot and has died. No deputies were injured during this incident.
OCILLA, GA
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Moultrie man sentenced to 55 years

COOK CO. – A Moultrie man has been sentenced to 55 years for conspiring to murder a Cook County man. Alapaha Judicial Circuit District Attorney Chase L. Studstill has announced that James Roger Avery, age 45, of Moultrie, Georgia, was sentenced July 28, 2022, on felony charges of two counts of Aggravated Battery, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Avery entered a plea during the July Term of Court and was sentenced to 55 years with the first 10 years of the sentence to be served in confinement in the Georgia Department of Corrections.
MOULTRIE, GA
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THE END ZONE HIGHLIGHTS: Northside hosts Tift County

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Northside Eagles welcomed Tift County to town Thursday night. The Eagles (3-2) beat Crisp County 29-10 last week. The Blue Devils (1-4) were allowing 36 points per game. This was the region opener for both teams.
TIFTON, GA
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Northside shuts out Tift County

Northside scored on its first four possessions of the first half. (It actually had five and might have scored on the fifth had not the clock run out.) It in turn held Tift County to three-and-outs on its first three possessions and recovered a fumble on its fourth. You probably...
TIFT COUNTY, GA
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Douglas tree trimming services prepare for possible stormy weather

DOUGLAS, Ga. (WALB) - Several Southwest Georgia tree service businesses say they are picking up business ahead of Hurricane Ian’s path toward Florida. Trees are already starting to get removed in several residential areas where trees stand over people’s homes. South Georgia Tree Service Owner Jeremy Shaw said he had to cut down 17 trees just for one resident on Tuesday.
DOUGLAS, GA
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South Ga hotels booked with Florida evacuees and power crew members

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - Evacuees from Florida have arrived in Georgia as Hurricane Ian intensifies. Several hotels In Tifton are completely booked up. People who are traveling from Florida said this is not their first rodeo. They lived through Hurricane Irma, which they described to be one of Florida’s most impactful storms, so they said they didn’t want to take any chances with Hurricane Ian.
TIFTON, GA

Family weekend scheduled at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

TIFTON — With activities ranging from huge trucks with roaring engines to the nostalgic tunes of The Old Hats band, students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will welcome their families to campus when ABAC hosts its annual Family Weekend on Oct. 7-8. Shawn Burnette, coordinator of ABAC student activities, said she has high expectations for this event.
TIFTON, GA

Tifton, September 29 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice

The Houston County High School softball team will have a game with Tift County High School on September 29, 2022, 13:00:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p{margin:24px 0;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-size:16px;line-height:26px;letter-spacing:-.24px;color:#333}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon{background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child{border-bottom:none}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item{padding-bottom:32px;border-bottom:1px solid #f9f9f9}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card{padding:24px;border:1px solid #f2f2f2;border-radius:8px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams{display:flex;margin-bottom:26px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team{display:flex;flex-direction:column;flex:1;justify-content:flex-start;align-items:center}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs{width:40px;height:97px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo{width:120px;height:120px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name{margin-top:11px;color:#333;font-weight:600;font-size:16px;line-height:19px;text-align:center;letter-spacing:-.31px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item{margin-left:-8px;margin-top:8px;display:flex;align-items:center;font-weight:400;font-size:14px;line-height:20px;letter-spacing:-.15px;color:#888}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon{margin-right:4px;width:12px;height:12px;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}
TIFTON, GA
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WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FEVER

ADEL, GA – South Georgia Television presents *Wednesday* Night Football Fever, featuring three games that were covered on 9/28. Stay tuned for next week’s coverage on South Georgia Television News!
ADEL, GA
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Georgia farmers brace for Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian could deal a big blow to Georgia’s largest industry, as farmers prepare for tropical storm-force winds to arrive in the state as early as Wednesday. “Really, all we can do is go ahead and make sure all irrigation is turned off so the ground’s not saturated when the wind gets here, and try to harvest whatever we can before [Ian] arrives,” said University of Georgia horticulture professor Lenny Wells, who also farms pecans in Tifton.
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Colquitt Regional breaks ground on new education building

MOULTRIE, GA – Colquitt Regional recently held a ground breaking for its new medical education building. Members of the Colquitt County Hospital Authority, Colquitt Regional hospital administration, Colquitt Regional Foundation board, faculty of Georgia South Graduate Medical Education, and representatives of Ameris Bank gathered on Monday, September 26, for a ceremony to celebrate the addition.
MOULTRIE, GA
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Sumter County Panthers fall at Cook in defensive struggle

ADEL, GA – Due to anticipated bad weather from the remnants of Hurricane Ian, the high school football game between the Sumter County Panthers (SCHS) and the Cook Hornets at Cook High School (CHS) in Adel, GA had to be moved from this Friday to Wednesday, September 28. In that game, the Panthers played solid on the defensive end, but struggled to get their offense going. As a result, SCHS fell to CHS 13-7 in its first GHSA Region 1-AA contest of the season.
SUMTER COUNTY, GA

'I'm proud of them': Lincoln looking to use loss to nationally ranked Colquitt County to its advantage

Despite a similar result to the Trojans' last game, there was a different attitude in the postgame huddle. Two weeks ago following a 24-7 loss to Bartram Trail, Lincoln head coach Jimmie Tyson expressed that he didn't think his team deserved to win and that there needed to be more of an effort. After a week off, a potential hurricane, and a Wednesday night kickoff, Lincoln was at 27 nationally ranked Colquitt County (Georiga).
COLQUITT COUNTY, GA
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Ready for the competition

After recently being crowned Miss Sunbelt Rodeo Queen 2022-2023, a Levy County woman is now getting prepared for the next step in her rodeo journey. A shot at becoming Miss Rodeo USA. Shelby Benny, who is originally from Dothan, Alabama, and now resides in Levy County between Bronson and Archer,...
LEVY COUNTY, FL
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GBI investigates officer involved shooting in Irwin County

The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Irwin County. The Irwin County Sheriff's Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on September 23, 2022, at 2:25 p.m. One man was shot and has died. No deputies were injured during this incident. Preliminary information indicates that Irwin...
IRWIN COUNTY, GA
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SWGA hotels preparing for Hurricane Ian

TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - As Hurricane Ian intensifies, several Southwest Georgia hotels are starting to see an increase in bookings. Greg Daniel, who oversees five of the 13 hotels in Tifton, said Tifton is usually a hot spot for Floridians to come when tropical storms began to form. He said their phones have been ringing nonstop on Monday.
TIFTON, GA
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