Major grocer opens another location in GeorgiaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Dublin Murder Mystery Solved: Neighbor Charged in Woman's HomicideRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Five men indicted in Southern District of Georgia on drug distribution and firearm chargesDaily Coffee PressNewsBreak Contributor
The Old Slaughterhouse at Haunted MontroseVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
'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.
Today the gas price is close to $2.57 in Eastman as of 2023-11-28. 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 Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Dudley: A Small Town Echoing the Grandeur of American Revolutionary History
Nestled within the bounds of Laurens County, Dudley holds more than just the charm of a small town; it is steeped in the profound depths of American history. Established in 1807, Laurens County bears the name of a valiant figure from the Revolutionary War, Lieutenant Colonel John Laurens. His legacy imparts a layer of historical significance to the town of Dudley, linking it to the very foundations of American independence. John Laurens, known for his fervent advocacy for liberty and his close association with key figures like George Washington, affords the county, and by extension Dudley, a rich connection to the nation's formative years.
'It's like having nature's cathedral right here': This Dublin home has a lot of history
DUBLIN, Ga. — Folks in Central Georgia, especially Laurens County, may know the name DuBose Porter. DuBose Porter served fifteen terms in the Georgia House of Representatives; his dad served as mayor of Dublin. The Porters have called 195 Road home for over sixty years. "It's like having nature's...
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.
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...
Journey Through Time: The Historic Danville Train Depot
Step back in time with a visit to the historic Danville Train Depot, a cherished emblem of the early 1900s that played a pivotal role in transforming Danville from a rural village to a vibrant community. As the town's heartbeat, the depot spurred economic growth, with the Southern Pacific Railroad's establishment in 1891 shifting the town's focus from Front Street to the areas around Hartz and Railroad Avenues.
It's 'snow' joke: Folks bundle up to play in the snow at Middle Georgia Snow Day in Dublin
DUBLIN, Ga. — People in Dublin got to experience a little bit of snowy fun on Saturday during the first annual Middle Georgia Snow Day, hosted by Dublin Lau Authority and Dublin Civitan Club. They gathered at the Dublin Civitan Fairgrounds to experience all the fun. Folks could make...
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.
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.
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.
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,...
'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...
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...
Dublin man encourages others to sign up for organ donation after his wife gave the gift of life
Becky Lord was a mother, grandmother, and wife. She died in October from a brain bleed, but her family said Lord's memory lives on in her recipient.
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...
Ga. man shoots at deputies during chase, crashes after PIT manuever, GBI says
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting incident involving deputies from Treutlen and Laurens County.
Dublin Man Advocates for Organ Donation in Honor of Late Wife's Selfless Gift
Discover the inspiring story of a Dublin man advocating for organ donation after his wife's selfless act saved lives. Learn about the Lord family's journey of grief, remembrance, and hope, and the profound impact of organ donation on thousands of lives waiting for a second chance.
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.'
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.