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Body found inside burning camper in Cook County
LENOX, GA (WTXL) - A body has been found inside a burning camper in South Georgia. The Cook County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating after an early morning fire in northern Cook County.
Cook Co. fire probed after body discovered
LENOX, GA (WALB) - Multiple agencies responded to the report of a camper on fire about 2:00 Thursday morning in northern Cook County, on Judge Lott Road, just east of Lenox. Emergency personnel who arrived on the scene found the structures fully engulfed. When they got the flames put out, they found
Early Thursday Fire in Cook, One Dead
LENOX, GA – A camper was reported on fire around 2 a.m. Thursday on Judge Lott Road east of Lenox. The structure was swallowed by flames. When first responders and firemen managed to extinguish the fire, Cook County Sheriff Doug Hanks said a body was found inside.
Moultrie athlete charged with felonies in Arkansas
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A former Colquitt County Packer, who now plays football for the Arkansas Razorbacks, was arrested Wednesday on drug and gun charges. Linebacker Demetrius "Dee" Walker II was arrested for possession of marijuana and Xanax, with intent to deliver.
Cook Co. man sentenced for molestation
ADEL, GA (WALB) - Steven Edward Sutton, 46, pled guilty to Aggravated Child Molestation in Cook County. Superior Court Judge Clayton Tomlinson sentenced Sutton to 25 years in prison for the crime, according to Alapaha Circuit District Attorney Dick Perryman.
Person of interest in deadly West Augustine shooting arrested in Georgia
The person of interest in the case of a fatal shooting that left a 28-year-old man dead in West Augustine was arrested in Georgia, according to U.S. Marshals. Brandon Calloway was arrested in Colquitt County, Ga., about three hours from St. Augustine by U.S. Marshals. They didn't indicate the specif
Times evacuated in national bomb scare
VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Daily Times received a bomb threat Thursday via an email sent to individuals, businesses and organizations across North America. The Times and at least five other CNHI newspapers were included in the threat.
11 people plead guilty in Georgia food stamp fraud case
--- The DOJ says law enforcement opened an investigation after hearing Alford was giving cash for food stamps and allowing SNAP recipients to buy ineligible items. Undercover transactions showed the average purchase at Alford’s store was around $56, while the average purchase in Georgia is around $7
Man Convicted of Aggravated Child Molestation
ADEL, GA – Superior Court Judge Clayton Tomlinson sentenced Steven Edward Sutton, 46, to 25 years in prison for the crime of Aggravated Child Molestation, according to Alapaha Circuit District Attorney Dick Perryman.
Colquitt County Falls To Milton In AAAAAAA State Championship Game
ATLANTA, Ga. (WTXL) - The Colquitt County Packers had the word "finish" drilled into their heads since falling in last year's AAAAAAA State Championship game. It wasn't meant to be in 2018 either, as the Packers lost 14-13 to Milton, settling for State Runner-up for the second straight season.
City names new downtown manager
ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The City of Albany issued a statement Wednesday afternoon, in which Lequrica Gaskins was announced as Albany’s new Downtown Manager. She officially takes office on Wednesday January 9, 2019. Previously, Gaskins worked in downtown development with the City of Tifton.
Blazer Nation Sends Off Valdosta State Football Team In Style
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - One more win for the Valdosta State football team, and the Division II National title is coming home. On Wednesday, the Blazers left Valdosta. Their destination? McKinney, Texas. The goal? To not leave empty handed.
Man connected to West St. Augustine murder arrested, deputies say
A man who reportedly is connected to the murder of Lavert Durden, who was shot and killed in West St. Augustine, was arrested Dec. 6, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.
Ugly Sweater 5K ready to run
VALDOSTA — The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority is taking tacky on the road with its annual “Ugly Sweater 5K.” Participants are encouraged to wear their ugliest holiday outfit in the fun and competitive event that starts and finishes at VLPRA’s Freedom Park, parks and rec officia
‘ll I could do was look around and cry.’ Valdosta home makeover moves woman to tears
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - One woman in Valdosta said she was brought to tears when she got the gift of a lifetime. On Tuesday, Valdosta hosted a ribbon cutting for the woman’s newly reconstructed home.
City weighs new pre-K program
VALDOSTA — Valdosta City Schools might use the old high school as a pre-K center. First, Dr. Todd Cason, city school superintendent, said he wants to survey the community to see if residents like the idea of a centralized pre-K program.
Chase stretches across South Georgia
STATENVILLE — A South Georgia man is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase while damaging police cars along a 47-mile route. Echols County Sheriff Randy Courson said no officers or deputies were injured in the Tuesday pursuit that ran through multiple counties and reached speeds
Lowndes Co. deal with the aftermath of flooding
LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - In Lowndes County, residents attempted to get back to their everyday lives after the severe storms that caused major flooding in the area. There is still a huge washout separating the two sides of Carter Way, located off Old Quitman Road.
Four County High Speed Chase Ends in Crash
LOWNDES – On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Lowndes County dispatch sent out a be on the lookout – or “BOLO” – for a stolen vehicle out of Valdosta, Georgia.
Stuck on automatic: Justice sets school record with 47 points as No. 6 Blazers stay perfect
VALDOSTA –– On a night reserved for a sendoff for the Valdosta State football team, Valdosta State senior guard Beau Justice had something special in mind. Justice rained down a school-record 47 points as the No. 6-ranked Blazers (9-0, 2-0 Gulf South Conference) took down Fort Valley State (2-10) 11