Wilkinson County, GA

Ivey citizens asked to boil water after main break

WILKINSON COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - Citizens in the city of Ivey in Wilkinson County are being encouraged to boil their water. In a media release, city officials say the boil advisory impacts the North Lakeshore side of the city. Water has been turned off to fix a water main break....
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Wilkinson County students return to classroom

IRWINTON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Most Middle Georgia students will return to school next week, but Wilkinson County students headed back Friday. For some students, this was their first time back in the classroom since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Wilkinson County Primary School Principal Nicole Stephens says the...
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Mollie Dolittle Vandiver

Mollie Dolittle Vandiver, 83, of Wilkinson County, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Survivors include her son, Glenn Edenfield of Milledgeville; sisters, Johnnie Spivey and Sarah Aycock; grandchild, Brian Glenn Edenfield; and great grandchildren, Brandy Jones and Brian Edenfield.

Wilkinson County man reported missing

WILKINSON COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Wilkinson County deputies are looking for a man who's been reported missing. Deputies say that 59-year-old Vincent Jones hasn't been seen or heard from since July 7. He was last seen in the Danville area. Deputies say Jones is a schizophrenia patient. He was last...

Democratic Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams visits McIntyre

MCINTYRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)-As part of her campaign tour, Democratic Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams, visited Wilkinson County. She spoke to community members about her goals if elected Governor. Abrams talked about her platform to expand Medicaid for all Georgians, and the economic growth it will bring to rural areas. She...

Gordon asks residents to conserve water

GORDON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The city of Gordon is asking residents to conserve water. Leaders in the Wilkinson County city say one of the wells in the city has having problems, and they’re left with only one working well. They’re asking residents to avoid any unnecessary watering outside. According...

Freedom Georgia Initiative celebrates Juneteenth in Wilkinson County

TOOMSBORO, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Families from across the United States are in rural Wilkinson County this weekend to celebrate Juneteenth. The Freedom Georgia Initiative is hosting the Juneteenth Campout on its more than 500-acre property. For Eric Wilson, Juneteenth is a time to come together and celebrate freedom. “Even...

Mama June looks in love during casual courtroom wedding to Justin Stroud

Mama June and Justin Stroud tied the knot earlier this year in a Georgia courthouse, with new photos showing just how in love the pair were when they said “I Do.”. June “Mama June” Shannon wore a black t-shirt and leggings for the occasion while Stroud donned blue jeans and a long-sleeve white t-shirt as they stood before an officiant March 23rd in the Wilkinson County courtroom and wed after dating for six months.