GBI Investigating Homicide in Dublin
The GBI is investigating a homicide in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia. On Saturday, November 21, 2023, at around 6:30 p.m., the Dublin Police Department requested the GBI to investigate. On November 22, 2023, at around 10:20 p.m., the Dublin Police Department was dispatched to an apartment in Johnson Homes, Dublin,...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Chauncey as of 2023-11-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
'Playbook Pilferer' arrested after robbing 4 banks in 2 states: Feds
After robbing four banks in two months in Texas and Georgia, the criminal known as the 'Playbook Pilferer' has been arrested, the FBI announced Monday. The post ‘Playbook Pilferer’ arrested after robbing 4 banks in 2 states: Feds first appeared on Law & Crime.
Honoring a Top Teacher: Mrs. Kandi Lucas of Bleckley County Primary School
Discover the heartwarming story of Mrs. Kandi Lucas, a dedicated second-grade teacher at Bleckley County Primary School, who received a special honor for her impactful 30-year teaching career. Learn about her surprise award and the touching tribute from her students.
Echoes of the Past: Unraveling the Jacksonville Train Wreck Mystery
Over a century since a haunting train wreck near Jacksonville, Oregon, the Bullis Logging Railroad tragedy continues to mystify locals and historians. In the summer of 1917, a 40-ton Climax locomotive, helmed by engineer Denver Marsh, met with disaster due to a brake failure. Marsh's valiant efforts saved his fireman, Charlie Schumpf, but he could not escape the wreckage himself. The July 21, 1917, edition of The Jacksonville Post chronicled the grim details, noting the injuries and loss of life, yet the exact date of the calamity varies in historical records.
Georgia High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Ben Hill County This Week
High school football is on the schedule this week in Ben Hill County, Georgia, and info on these matchups is available in this article, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater...
2 dead after Thanksgiving car crash in Laurens County, Georgia State Patrol says
DUBLIN, Ga. — Two people are dead after a Thanksgiving car crash on I-16 in Laurens County, according to the Georgia State Patrol. They say it happened at around 11:25 p.m. on Thanksgiving day near mile marker 58. The two cars were traveling east in the westbound lane when...
Fitzgerald's Wild Burros: From Grand Canyon Transplants to Treasured City Mascots
In the late 1990s, Fitzgerald took a creative leap in city beautification by introducing wild burros from the Grand Canyon. What began as a project to enhance the city's appeal has blossomed into a cherished tradition, with the burros becoming a symbol of Fitzgerald's identity and pioneer spirit. These resilient creatures, originally from Africa and instrumental during the Gold Rush, have seamlessly adapted to their new urban setting, much to the delight of residents and tourists alike.
Spectral Sojourns: Unraveling the Haunted History of Dexter, GA
Nestled within the heart of Georgia, the quaint town of Dexter harbors a haunted heritage that both entices and terrifies those drawn to the supernatural. Dexter's haunted history is an intricate part of Georgia's spectral narrative, where ancient buildings and silent cemeteries whisper tales of the past. Tales of ghostly encounters are woven into the town's very fabric, capturing the imaginations of locals and visitors seeking to commune with the ethereal residents of Georgia's most chilling locales.
Chester, Georgia: A Haunting Journey Through the Heart of Southern Specters
In the heart of Georgia, the town of Chester holds a chilling reputation for its haunted history, where the echoes of the past resonate through its streets and buildings. The old Chester Hotel, a beacon of the supernatural, is notorious for the ghost of a former guest that lingers within its walls. The spectral sightings and unexplained noises reported by visitors have turned this dilapidated structure into a symbol of Chester's ghostly allure, drawing the curious and the courageous to explore its haunted halls.
Knights win home opener; Hubbard and Harris reach 1k
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The defending state champion Deerfield-Windsor Knights girls basketball team began their title defense on Monday with a home game against the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes. The Knights captured the lead early in the first quarter and led the rest of the way. The Canes put some pressure on the Knights cutting the lead to four points in the third, but Joi Hubbard’s late offensive rebound and put-back finished them off. Deerfield-Windsor took their home opener 50-36. Along with the victory, two of Deerfield’s seniors reached milestones. With just under six minutes left in the first half, Hubbard scored on a shot in the lane in which she was fouled putting her over the 1,000 point mark. The game was stopped and she was recognized for her accomplishment in front of her loved ones. Hubbard signed this offseason with Samford to play softball and is hoping to lead the Knights to back to back state titles. She finished the game with 21 points.
Cook, Fitzgerald rematch possible; Rockmart, Pierce County have say
It’s too early to anticipate at this point, but the likelihood of a rematch between the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane and ...
Stolen vehicle chase ends in crash on Interstate 16, suspect escapes into woods
LAURENS COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - A stolen vehicle pursuit on Interstate 16 near Dublin ended in a serious crash and the suspect fleeing capture Thursday morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, troopers first became aware of the westbound stolen vehicle near mile marker 58 after overhearing it mentioned on Laurens County Sheriff’s Department radio traffic. Troopers caught up to the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop which turned into a 2-mile car chase.
Two brothers shot, killed in McRae-Helena during fight; uncle charged with murder
MCRAE-HELENA, Ga. — Two brothers are dead after an argument and shooting in Telfair County, according to McRae-Helena Police Chief Glenn Giles. He says it happened around 8:45 p.m. on 9th Street. Giles says the brothers Terry and Carlos Raiford argued with each other and both ended up shot...
'I wish it would have never happened' | McRae-Helena community remembers slain brothers as 'good boys'
MCRAE-HELENA, Ga. — Two brothers are dead in McRae-Helena and their uncle is in jail on murder charges after a shooting on Tuesday night, McRae Police Chief Glenn Giles said. But the death of brothers Terry and Carlos Raiford has hit the community hard. “We lost two people in...
GBI Investigates Aggravated Assault on Treutlen and Laurens County Deputies
The GBI is investigating an aggravated assault on two deputies from Treutlen and Laurens counties. On Sunday, November 19, 2023, at about 4:30 p.m., the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Eastman was requested by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, and the Treutlen County Sheriff's Office to investigate.
The Chauncey Depot: Preserving History and Charm in Ohio's Heartland
In the quaint town of Chauncey, Ohio, the Chauncey Depot emerges as a historical beacon, a reminder of the town's industrious roots in the American railroad era. Constructed in the 1800s, the depot was instrumental in transporting coal and salt, pivotal to Chauncey's economic boom. Today, it stands meticulously preserved, a tourist attraction that offers a nostalgic journey into the past and celebrates the legacy of visionaries like Chauncey Rose, known as the 'Railroad King.'
THE END ZONE HIGHLIGHTS: Macon County travels to Telfair County
McRAE-HELENA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Macon County Bulldogs went on the road to take on the Telfair County Trojans in the quarterfinals of the GHSA playoffs. The Bulldogs have won six in a row and are scoring 32PPG, while only giving up 16PPG. The Trojans have never played the...
Driver killed in single-car crash in Pulaski County
PULASKI COUNTY, Ga. — One person is dead after a crash in Pulaski County. The Georgia Department of Public Safety says it happened on Georgia 27 near the intersection of Dan Sparrow Road. The driver of the car traveled off the roadway and hit a drain at the intersection,...
McRae: A Hidden Gem in Telfair County, Georgia
Welcome to McRae, a charming town in Telfair County, Georgia. With a population of 5,762, McRae offers a close-knit community where most residents own their homes. This neighborhood is a popular choice for both young professionals and retirees, and residents tend to have moderate political views.