Crisp County,

Body recovered in Lake Blackshear drowning

The body of the missing boater has been recovered. The Crisp County Sheriff's Office says that search and recovery efforts concluded around 8 a.m. Monday with the recovery of 25-year-old Abraham Levy, a resident of Atlanta. "Our hearts go out to his family, loved ones, and all those affected by...
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Body recovered from Lake Blackshear

WARWICK, Ga. (WALB) - Search and recovery efforts concluded around 8 a.m. on Monday when the body of Abraham Levy, a 25-year-old man from Atlanta, was recovered from Lake Blackshear, according to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office. On Friday, about 6:30 p.m., first responders were dispatched to Lake Blackshear for...
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Local dive teams searching Albany waterways for criminal items

Dive teams from Sumter Country Fire and Rescue and Lee County Fire and Emergency Services conducted recon dives on the Oglethorpe and 133 bridges in Albany last week. Officials say that this is the first of many dives in the area that will be conducted over the next several months in hopes of finding items that are criminal in nature, in order to assist local law enforcement.
Sumter County,

Lake Blackshear drowning victim recovered; identified

LAKE BLACKSHEAR, GA- Crisp County Sheriff’s officials have revealed the name of Saturday’s drowning victim after retrieving his body from Lake Blackshear Monday morning. Crisp County Public Information Officer Haley Little says their joint search and recovery effort for 25 year old Abraham Levy ended around 8 am with the recovery of his body.

Police: GBI investigating after teen shot in Cordele

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. -- A 16-year-old is recovering in a Crisp County hospital after being shot Friday night. Cordele police state that officers were sent to West 22nd Ave. Sunset Homes around 10:40 p.m. about a man who'd been shot. When police got to the scene, they realized the victim...
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Teen hospitalized after Cordele shooting

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - A 16-year-old was hospitalized after a shooting Friday night, according to the Cordele Police Department. Around 10:40 p.m., officers said they responded to the 500 block of West 22nd Avenue regarding calls to 911 saying a male had been shot. When officers arrived, they said they...

Search ends for man who jumped off bridge into Kinchafoonee Creek

The search for a missing man who jumped into the Kinchafoonee Bridge ended Monday night. Officials found the man wandering through Jefferson Drive in Albany. The individual has been taken to the for observation. Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputy Chief Lewis Harris says that a deputy attempted to stop the...
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Daily Weather Forecast For Vienna

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Vienna: Monday, August 2: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers and thunderstorms likely during the day;

Cordele teen recovers from shooting

CORDELE, GA- Cordele Police have requested the assistance of the GBI in a Friday night shooting that left a local teenager hospitalized with a gunshot wound. Cordele Police say officers responded around 10:40 to the 500 Block of W 22nd Ave and the Sunset Homes apartment complex after calls to 911 had been made regarding a male had been shot.
Crisp County,

I-75 motorist guidance for Crisp commuters

CORDELE, GA – The Georgia Department of Transportation is encouraging I-75 motorists to steer clear of planned construction repairs starting Tuesday in Crisp County. Weather permitting, crews are set to work on the I-75 off ramp at exit 99 in Crisp County as a contractor repairs cracked concrete. The exit...

Teen injured in Cordele shooting Friday night

A teen is recovering after being shot Friday night. Cordele police responded to Sunset Homes, in the 500 block of West 22nd Avenue, for a shooting just before 11 p.m. Friday night. Upon arrival, officers say they located a 16-year-old male victim who had been shot. EMS transported the teen...
Americus, GAAlbany Herald

Suspect sought in Americus homicide

AMERICUS -- Americus Police Department officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the 600 block of Winn Street in Americus Thursday to a reported shooting. The victim, Brandon Marquis Burney, 30, was transported to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his wounds. The suspect has been...
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Crisp Co. first responders search for missing man in Lake Blackshear

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - First responders are searching for a missing man in a possible Lake Blackshear drowning, according to Haley Little, the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson. On Saturday, around 6:30 p.m., first responders were dispatched to Lake Blackshear regarding a possible drowning. Bystanders said a man jumped off...
Dallas, GAMarietta Daily Journal

UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian in wheelchair killed in west Cobb crash

Cobb Police say a pedestrian in a wheelchair was killed early Monday morning when he was hit by a car near the intersection of Dallas Highway and Barrett Parkway in west Cobb. Police said 56-year-old Jesse Thompson, of Acworth, was in the left lane on Dallas Highway at about 1:45 a.m., just east of Barrett Parkway and about 200 feet from a crosswalk, when he was struck by a silver 2017 Ford Fusion traveling east on Dallas Highway.