Twiggs County, GA


Jeffersonville votes for new District 2 City Council member

TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. -- Jeffersonville held a special election to fill a seat on its city council after one member recently passed away. The seat is for the city's second district. The Twiggs County Board of Elections announced the unofficial results Wednesday morning:. Debbie Hill: 78. Sarah "Mary Ann" Jones:...
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NOTICE: seeking Chief Tax Appraiser

Twiggs County, Georgia is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Tax Appraiser. The Chief Tax Appraiser is a highly responsible position that will be involved in overseeing the daily operations of the Tax Assessor’s Office. The Chief Tax Appraiser will develop and implement policies and procedures for the assessing and appraising of all real and personal property within Twiggs County and will manage the preparation of the annual county tax digest.
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Woman dies in Twiggs County single-car wreck

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. — A woman is dead after a wreck in Twiggs County on Tuesday. According to Georgia State Patrol, 45-year-old Heather Poole from Danielsville was alone, driving west on State Road 358 when she swerved out of the lane. The car was traveling on the north shoulder and...
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Woman killed in Twiggs County single-car crash

TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. -- A Madison County woman was killed in a single-car crash last night on Highway 358 in Twiggs County. A press release from the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the driver, 45-year-old Heather Poole of Danielsville, failed to maintain her lane of travel. Poole hit the...
Douglasville, GADouglas County Sentinel

Two Douglasville men die in holiday incidents

Two Douglasville men died over the Memorial Day weekend in separate incidents. Nathan Lee Center, 22, drowned Sunday in a central Georgia river, according to Twiggs County Sheriff Darren Mitchum. James Harold Hulsey, 53, died Saturday in a north Georgia motorcycle accident, according to a published report. Mitchum said Center’s...
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Swimmer who drowned on Ocmulgee River identified

TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga -- Twiggs County Sheriff Darren Mitchum tells WGXA that the victim, Nathan Senter of Douglasville, drowned on the Ocmulgee River. Mitchum said Senter was swimming on the river with his family at the time. His body was recovered near where he went under. Mitchum suggested everyone avoid...
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Deputy steals cash from evidence room, prompts security changes

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga.-- Things are going to be done differently in Twiggs county after a deputy pleaded guilty to stealing money from the evidence room. William Stokes, 52, was a deputy for the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office for years before he stole nearly 1,700 dollars from the evidence room in January.
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Twiggs County Superintendent holding feedback sessions for parents

TWIGGS COUNTY, Ga. -- Twiggs County School District's Superintendent has a plan to hear from community members and connect with parents. The series "A Day with Dr. Bullard" will be a part of Dr. Mack Bullard's 90-Day Entry Plan this summer, when he'll tour every district in the county and hold town halls before board meetings.
Twiggs County, GAMacon Telegraph

Twiggs County’s Aylah Birks awarded prestigious Gates Scholarship

Aylah Birks is the first girl and third Twiggs County student to win the prestigious national scholarship that will cover her full cost of attendance including tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal expenses . “The feeling is still mesmerizing, I’m still in a state...