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Sheriff's office seeking registered sex offender

TIFTON - Tift County Sheriff's Office and The Department of Community Supervision Tifton Office is currently seeking Richard Carl Bryant, a registered sex offender, convicted of the offense of sexual battery on a child, according to a press release. Bryant is currently on parole and as a condition o

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 14:37:00

Big Bend, South Georgia counties placed under tornado watch

(WTXL) - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for several counties in the north Florida and south Georgia area. A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Florida and Georgia until 7 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/Wv3hDlcY4k The tornado watches are valid until 7 p.m. Tuesday in the foll

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-20 14:51:00

Prison officials say Georgia inmate died after fight

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Georgia prison officials are investigating after they say an inmate died after a fight with another inmate. The Georgia Department of Corrections said in a news release that department investigators are looking into the death of Valdosta State Prison inmate Benjamin Snyder. The

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-03-19 22:21:00

One dead after wreck at Exit 22

VALDOSTA - One person is dead following a wreck on I-75 Monday morning, authorities said. At approximately 7:30 a.m. a car and a semi-truck collided off Exit 22 on I-75, according to the Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk. One female from Indiana died in the wreck, Paulk said. Another individual h

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-19 13:50:37

Roughly 10,000 customers affected by power outages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The City of Tallahassee says that roughly 10,000 customers are being impacted by outages all over the city. After speaking to COT officials, WTXL ABC 27 learned that roughly 10,000 people were affected by outages. Roughly 10,000 customers currently without power on west s

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 17:15:00

Police investigating dispute at Jungle Jym's Family Fun Center

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - The Valdosta Police Department is investigating after receiving reports that the owner of a family entertainment center pulled a gun on a citizen and her 13-year-old son during a dispute. VPD says that on Saturday around 4:46 p.m., they were called to Jungle Jym's Family Fun C

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 16:40:00

Suspects charged in 2 shoplifting incidents

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Two shoplifting cases were among the investigations that led to arrests for law enforcement officers on Monday. At about 2:12 p.m. Wal-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway, reported having a shoplifter in custody who had no identification on him. When police arrived they learned that the suspe

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 03:00:00

Ty Ty pastor running for U.S. President

TIFTON - The next President of the United States could be from Tift County. The Reverend Samuel Lee Pridgon of Ty Ty is running for the office of President in the 2020 election. Pridgon, 50, officially filed with the Federal Election Committee on Oct. 24, 2017 and is getting his campaign underway. P

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 16:00:00

Free Movie in the Park This Friday

Bring the entire family out for a free Movie in the Park! The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority will show the Disney hit "Cars 3" on Friday, March 23rd. The movie will play on VLPRA's 20-foot-wide inflatable screen starting at sundown (around 7:45 PM). It's happening at Scott Park

VALDOSTATODAY.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Electric outage affecting thousands of city customers

City of Tallahassee electric crews are responding to a power outage that was affecting some 10,000 customers across a wide swath of town. The outage affected West Tennessee Street near and west of campus, parts of Frenchtown, Old Bainbridge Road, West Tharpe Street and North Monroe Street. Electric

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-19 17:52:46

LCSO arrest woman for hitting her mother over not having functional car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A woman was arrested for hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone over not having a functional car. Edidiong Eno, 21, was charged with domestic battery by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on March 12 after hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone. According


Police arrest suspect in March 4 fight

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Moultrie woman who is a suspect in a March 4 fight in which her opponent received a cut to the shoulder was taken into custody on Sunday. Tanika Twon Hightower, 35, 618 Fourth Court N.W., was charged with aggravated assault on an arrest warrant taken the day after the incident at 2

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 00:06:00

TPD arrests three after finding cocaine inside car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three people were arrested after the Tallahassee Police Department found cocaine and drug paraphernalia inside their car. Daniel Nealy, 38, was also arrested for driving with a suspended license. Kayla Davis, 29, and Rossa McBride, 37, were both found with cocaine and dr


S. Ga. may see severe weather

VALDOSTA - South Georgia is in for rain and thunderstorms in the early part of the week, and forecasters say some of the weather could be severe. Storms are expected to start moving into the Valdosta area Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service's forecast. A warm front over the easte


Brooks man gets 15 years for cocaine plea

VALDOSTA - A Brooks County man was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for cocaine charges. Senior U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson sentenced Burt Denson, 41, of Quitman to 185 months in federal prison Thursday in Valdosta federal court. The sentence stems from two counts of possession with int


Shooting leads to release revocation

VALDOSTA - A Lanier County man will spend four years in prison after his supervised release was revoked in Valdosta federal court. Senior U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson ordered Frederick Tyrone Calhoun, 35, of Lakeland to serve 48 months after revoking his supervised release for a firearms offense,


City drafts goals at retreat

Thomas Lynn | The Valdosta Daily TimesValdosta City Council and Mayor John Gayle met for the annual two-day retreat late last week to discuss goals for the year. VALDOSTA - For the last time, the Valdosta City Council held its annual retreat last week at the Lenox River Ranch in Lenox. Next year, th


Moultrie firearm felon sentenced to 98 months

A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of domestic violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (File Photo) A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously


Valdosta teens facing battery charges after brutally beating man

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Two Valdosta teens are now facing battery charges after brutally beating a man in his yard less than 24 hours ago. The Valdosta Police Department says, 19-year-old Jamonte Mayo and a 15-year-old attacked the man after he asked them to get off of his property. The incident happ


Dozens of Winn-Dixies to close after bankruptcy filing, including some in Tallahassee

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of several brands including Winn-Dixie grocery stores, confirmed Thursday afternoon it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says it will close 94 "underperforming stores" in the coming days. In addition to Winn-D