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High School Game of the Week: Fresh start awaits Thomasville as Cairo seeks revenge

CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) -- For Thomasville High School in 2017, their matchup against Cairo was a cakewalk, with the Bulldogs netting a victory of over four touchdowns against the Syrupmakers.


State says Thomasville is something to dine for

Thomasville restaurants are once again making news statewide. For the fourth consecutive year, several area restaurants have been named to the state’s culinary guide, “Georgia Eats,” recognizing that Thomasville is a destination for fresh and flavorful dishes.


Police: Man steals 90-year-old woman's wallet while helping her with groceries

+1Source: Bainbridge Public SafetyBAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WTXL)- Bainbridge Public Safety is looking for a suspect seen on camera stealing a 90-year-old woman's wallet while helping her with her groceries.On Saturday, a suspect entered the Bainbridge Walmart wearing tan shorts, a black shirt, a black ball

WTXL.COM - 2018-08-18 22:15:00

Plenty on the table in opener for THS, Cairo

“This Monday, I felt pretty good,” Grage said. “And Tuesday was terrible. As a whole, it was the worst practice in the three years I’ve been at Thomasville. It was terrible. It was awful.”


Bulldogs rally to top Syrupmakers

Tan Gelin broke four tackles on a 19-yard touchdown run with 1:37 to go in the game, and Kevin Cochran made a diving, rolling catch of Chad Mascoe's two-point conversion pass to lift the Bulldogs to a wild 15-14 win over Cairo at West Thomas Stadium on Friday night.


THS students put pen to paper for hands-free

THS government and history teacher Janet Cable had the idea and shared it with her peer leadership class. She then spoke with the Thomasville Police Department, which provided the hands-free devices and information about the new law, which has been in effect since July 1. TPD Sgt. Jabar Dunbar and O


Lady Cats go to 2-0 after win over Cairo - The Post-Searchlight

After four innings of slow action, Abby Gardner blasted a line drive to centerfield, driving in two runs and giving the Lady Cats the push they needed to beat Cairo 4-2 Wednesday night.


New addition coming to local Four Points by Sheraton Hotel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)- Have you ever wondered about what is inside the brick building next to the Four Points Sheraton?

WTXL.COM - 2018-08-19 22:12:00

City schools open GATES program

Elementary gifted education teachers Kedist Chen-Black, Tracy House, Lori McCabe and Faith Shiver will be offering students an opportunity to explore areas of study not available in the regular education classroom.


Goodwill is a hidden treasure for finding books

I have written about most bookstores in our area, at least the ones that carry the type of books I want to read. Except one. Or make that two: The Goodwill Bookstores on Thomasville Road and Mahan Boulevard. Every Goodwill has a section devoted to books, but these are the two stores that specialize

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 20:03:00

Stage is set for piloting careers to take off

I write this story about flying not because you asked, which you did, not because it's my favorite topic, which it is, but also this: through attrition, the airline industry is losing qualified pilots at a worrisome rate. Which brings amazing opportunity for you or your children. The stage is set wo

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-18 19:42:00

Police: Quincy woman stabs man after argument over Popeye's Chicken

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Quincy woman is behind bars in Tallahassee after police say she stabbed a man during an argument over leftover Popeye's Chicken.Tanesha Hall, 43, was arrested Thursday and has been charged with aggravated battery.According to court documents, the incident happened back in


Driver charged in crash involving beer truck that caused delays on I-10

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -A Quincy man is being charged for the crash on I-10 westbound involving a jack-knifed Budweiser truck that briefly shut down a portion of the interstate.Markeith Thomas, 34, is being charged with failure to due care by Florida Highway Patrol.According to FHP, the accident h


Judge rules evidence from Peacock's truck can be used in his murder trial

That testimony came during a Friday pre-trial hearing on motions filed by attorneys representing Peacock in his capital murder case. Peacock, 26, is accused of killing four men and a woman on May 15, 2016, at their 505 Rossman Road residence and then setting the house on fire. Each had been shot in


Police: Teen steals truck, crashes into parked vehicles

At 12:30 a.m. Thursday, a Thomas County Sheriff's Office deputy patrolling on U.S. 19 South attempted a traffic stop on the truck, which had no taillights.


Authorities responding to overturned semi truck in Thomasville

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Authorities are on the scene of an overturned semi truck on Broad Street in Thomasville.The Thomasville Police and Fire departments are on the scene.Authorities say they're unsure of what caused the crash at this time.Officials are de


Friday morning Tropics check (08/17/2018)

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --Ernesto transitioned to a tropical storm late Thursday night, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Still, the system is not expected to bring impacts to land as a tropical cyclone. After transitioning to a non-tropical system, the cyclone will approach the British Isles.The t


3 people charged, 2 more sought in drug operation

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Since the beginning of August, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Drug Enforcement Team has been working an undercover drug operation at a house located at 820 Sixth St. S.E.


Overturned semi-truck blocks traffic in Thomas County

By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 15, 2018THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- An overturned semi-truck snarled traffic this morning in Thomas County.The crash happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday on US-19 southbound near State Road 188, just east of Ochlocknee.As of 10:24 a.m., the Georgia Department of Transport


Friday morning First Alert forecast (08/17/2018)

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) --We're looking at another day of Summer weather to end the work week. The weekend will feature similar weather before a slight period of slightly drier weather for early next week.Friday:The morning starts off mild with temperatures in the lower to mid 70s under a partly cloudy s