🎉🎄 Tifton's Hometown Holidays Extravaganza: Magical Parade, Tree Lighting & Festive Fun!
Event Name: Tifton’s Hometown Holidays Celebration. 🎉🎄 TIFTON’S HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS CELEBRATION 🎄🎉. Hey there, event enthusiasts! Get ready for some holiday cheer in the Friendly City of Tifton! 🎅🏻🎁
CCSO Recovers Two Stolen Vehicles
Staff Reports CRISP COUNTY- December 6, 2023 On December 8, 2023, at approximately 3:20 A.M., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy was patrolling the city limits of Cordele when he attempted to stop a silver Honda Pilot. After a brief chase, three occupants in hoodies fled from the vehicle on foot while the vehicle was still […] The post CCSO Recovers Two Stolen Vehicles appeared first on Cordele Dispatch.
Discovering Ashburn: A Diverse and Welcoming Neighborhood in Turner County
Located in Turner County, Georgia, the Ashburn neighborhood is a charming town with a population of 4,168. Offering a suburban rural mix feel, Ashburn is known for its close-knit community and residents who take pride in their homes. With a diverse population and a liberal mindset, Ashburn is a welcoming place for people from all walks of life.
GBI investigates Worth Co. officer involved shooting, no injuries reported
SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that happened in Sylvester on Saturday afternoon, according to the release. On Dec. 4, around 3:00 p.m., an officer with Sylvester Police Department (SPD) attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a person,...
New Tifton rideshare resource offering more transportation options
TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - Tifton residents are voicing their concerns about a lack of transportation. The city doesn’t have public buses, nor taxis and, many say rideshare services aren’t worth it. Now a Tifton entrepreneur is offering a solution. “It’s local drivers serving their local community at a...
Suspect charged after hitting man in the head with a hatchet in Moultrie, GBI says
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - A Moultrie man has been charged with aggravated assault, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). On Monday, Dec. 4, just before 11 a.m., the Moultrie Police Department (MPD) requested the GBI to assist with an aggravated assault investigation. According to the release, the investigation...
Mother and Daughter from Wilcox County Identified as Victims in Fatal Gray Highway Crash
• A fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Gray Highway and Homer Roberts Road in Jones County, Georgia, leaving two people dead. The victims were identified as Rhonda Ramirez, 59, and Hazel Wallace, 75, a mother and daughter from Wilcox County.
High-speed pursuit across four counties after prison contraband drop foiled
WILCOX COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Multiple contraband drop attempts at Wilcox State Prison resulted in a high-speed chase through four Midstate counties. Abbeville Police pulled over a car with two people inside for a traffic violation when one of the officers noticed a drone with tape over its lights inside the vehicle. When the driver was asked to step out of the car, they sped off, leading officers on a chase with speeds up to 135 miles-per-hour through Pulaski, Dooly, and Houston County before the suspect eventually crashed on I-16 near Downtown Macon in Bibb County, according to the Abbeville Police Department.
Man arrested in connection to Worth Co. narcotics investigation
WORTH COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - A man has been arrested in connection to a sale or narcotics investigation in Worth County. On Monday, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office carried out a search warrant for a residence in the 200 block of Dykes Drive. The residence has been under investigation...
These sylvester, GA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of sylvester..
Crisp Co. Sheriff’s Office urges residents to lock their vehicles after several break-ins
CORDELE, Ga. – Multiple instances of unauthorized entry into unlocked vehicles have been reported in the area of Crisp Street and South 12th Street. Four entering autos were reported in the area of Crisp Street and South 12th Street. In all cases, the vehicles were unlocked. “And, I think...
Mitchell EMC celebrates first customer’s inaugural rural fiber broadband connection
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Mitchell EMC and Conexon Connect celebrated the first customer to be connected to its new state-of-the-art all-fiber connection. Bridget Jackson, a Mitchell EMC customer, was not only selected because she was the first to sign up, but also because she was the closest to the install site.
CCSO awarded the Georgia Gang Activity Prosecution (GAP) Grant
Staff Reports CRISP COUNTY- December 6, 2023 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is one of the 34 organizations awarded the GAP Grant. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is awarded $50,000 to be dedicated to successful prosecutions of gang activity. The purpose of the FY 2024 Georgia Gang Activity Prosecution Grant program is to support state and local […] The post CCSO awarded the Georgia Gang Activity Prosecution (GAP) Grant appeared first on Cordele Dispatch.
Georgia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Worth County Today - December 8
If your plans today include tracking the local high school basketball games in Worth County, Georgia, then there are some important details you need to know. Learn how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep...
Sold Out! Hop Aboard the North Pole Express 2023 for a Magical Holiday Journey
🚂 All aboard! The North Pole Express 2023 is set to depart from the Georgia Museum of Agriculture at 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton, GA 31793 on Fri, Dec 08 from 5pm to 6pm. This magical holiday journey is a must-attend for children of all ages!
‘It’s been so sad’: Moultrie community comes together to support Thanksgiving wreck victims
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - People in Moultrie are coming together this holiday season to support families of victims of a deadly Thanksgiving crash. Five people died and several others were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 111 near Moultrie. “It’s just so hard at the moment. I just can’t...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $3.04 in Tifton as of 2023-12-07. Find the cheapest 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 Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Phoebe Worth Medical Center opens expanded and renovated emergency center
SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - Phoebe Worth Medical Center recently opened its expanded and renovated emergency center, a project funded by contributions through the state’s rural hospital tax credit program. Phoebe Worth staff, Phoebe Putney Health System leaders, elected officials, community members and Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce representatives gathered...
GBI, Colquitt Co. Sheriff’s Office investigate shooting that left 1 critically injured
COLQUITT COUNTY, Ga. (WALB) - A 19-year-old woman is in critical condition after a shooting on Saturday, according to the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened on Saturday, Dec. 2. The victim has been identified as Sahara Alarcon. The shooting was first reported around 1 p.m. after a...
Merry Acres Middle School resumes operation after alleged bomb threat
Multiple fire agencies responded to a structure mobile home fire in Berrien Co. Multiple fire agencies responded to a structure mobile home fire in Berrien Co. Photos of all the vacant storefronts in the Albany Mall. Updated: Dec. 4, 2023 at 7:33 PM EST. Photos of all the vacant storefronts...