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Drowning victim may be from Colquitt County

The man has two listed names: Alex Rivera, date of birth 1-26-97, and Domingo Velasquez Perez, with a DOB 5-1-88.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-19 01:38:00

Suspected migrant worker drowns in Turner County

Deputy Coroner Jim Lumpkin said the body has tentatively been identified. The victim is known by two names: Alex Rivera, born Jan. 26, 1997, and Domingo Velasquez Perez, who has a May 1, 1988 birthdate.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-18 20:48:00

Opinion: Georgia’s manufacturers need Washington to tackle currency problem

For more than 135 years, our company, Goldens’ Foundry & Machine Company, has been manufacturing machined iron castings in Columbus, Ga. In 2006, we opened our second machine shop and foundry in Cordele, Ga. My two brothers and I are the fifth generation of our family to manage Goldens’. While the c

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-06-18 12:03:00

This Georgia DB a frequent visitor to USC campus. Here's the latest on his Top 4

Defensive back Jammie Robinson of Cordele, Ga., a frequent visitor to South Carolina, was backFriday and Saturday.This was his second visit of the month to Columbia. Two weeks ago he was in for his official visit. And, like the others, this trip left Robinson feeling good about the Gamecocks."It wen


Georgia man gets life for drowning neighbor 20 years ago

The Telegraph reports Homer Ridley III, 48, pleaded guilty Friday before Chief Judge Rucker Smith of the Superior Court of the Southwestern Judicial District. He then sentenced Ridley to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The sentence was part of a negotiated plea that took the death

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-17 12:46:04

New technology allows solar panels to charge battery-operated lawn equipment - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT)- Thanks to new technology, lawn service companies are going green. With the help of Georgia Tech, Super Lawn Technologies developed a Mobile Solar Powered Charging Station for Box Trucks.“It’s the change from gas-powered equipment to battery-powered equipment,” Sup

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-18 22:48:05

Sewer system continues to plague Albany

Over the weekend, another sewage spill, the third within a month and the fourth within three months, released what officials describe as an “undetermined amount” of raw sewage, mixed with storm water runoff, into the Flint River.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-18 21:59:00

Jacksonville Church youth group partners with KADB

ALBANY — While most young people enjoy spending their summer vacation by the ocean, middle school volunteers from Beach United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., have moved away from the beach to spend a week helping the Albany community.

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-18 19:37:00

ABAC announces Spring Term graduates - Americus Times-Recorder

Local and area graduates include the following: Woodrow Greene of Americus, associate of science; and Ginger Orton, bachelor of science, agricultural communications, summa cum laude.

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-06-17 17:12:26

Gas prices continue slow descent in Georgia, nation

ALBANY — Despite continuing significant drops in oil prices, gasoline at the pump has slowly edged downward over the past three weeks, falling 1.7 cents a gallon nationally, 2.8 cents a gallon in Georgia and 3 cents a gallon in metro Albany, where gas Monday was among the least expensive among the s

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-18 17:01:00

Batteries stolen from farm's buses

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A couple of thieves made off on Sunday with batteries from four school buses parked near a Colquitt County produce packing shed, possibly driving them out on four-wheelers.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-18 22:11:00

Local Walgreens to participate in National HIV Testing Day

ALBANY– The Southwest Public Health District, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are working with 220 health departments, AIDS service organizations and other community organizations to help provide free HIV testing and information at participating Walgreens stores in more than 180 cities, including Al

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-17 17:55:00

Permanent road closure, Drug Court discussed by county - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — On Tuesday, June 12, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners conducted three meetings: The first was a public hearing on the FYE 2019 Budget.


Grille House offers great food, atmosphere in downtown Albany

The home-style restaurant has everything you could need, from its enclosed outdoor seating with a view of Front Street and Broad Avenue to a banquet hall. The atmosphere changes from room to room, and on top of everything, they serve real, flavorful, country cooking that deserves the people of south


Omega police seize drugs, cash after traffic stop

During the traffic stop, the officer found 55 Adderall pills, 26 Percoset pills, 2 Roxy pills and a crystal meth rock.


Warner Robins Police seize 21 pounds of meth in major drug bust

Officers uncovered over 21 pounds of methamphetamine, which is valued at $762,035, according to a Warner Robins Police Department press release.


Ahdarrious Gee, Crisp County , Inside Linebacker

Ahdarrious Gee is a 6-1, 190-pound Inside Linebacker from Cordele, GA. 2016 AP first team AAA All-State. 2016 Region 1-3A Defensive Player of the Year. Played in the 2016 Georgia Elite Classic Sophomore game.


Times-Recorder brings home 12 awards from Ga. Press Association - Americus Times-Recorder

JEKYLL ISLAND — The Americus Times-Recorder brought home 12 awards last weekend as the Georgia Press Association honored the winners of the 2018 Better Newspaper Contest and Advertising Contest on Friday at the Jekyll Island Club during the group’s 132nd annual convention.Nichole Buchanan, business


Violating the Hands-Free law will cost you, but how much? - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

“This law is absolutely written to save lives,” said GOHS Director of Law Enforcement Services, Roger Hayes. “We’ve had over 600 people in 2018 so far in traffic crashes, and they are crashes they’re not accidents. Somebody done something wrong in these to have those.”


CARLTON FLETCHER: Albany Cares Group takes some of the sting out of woes

In PR fiascoes that have become dominant topics of conversation, the county’s opposition to the Lee County Medical Center, the deficit budgets that have plagued the Dougherty Commission for the past few years and will most likely lead to a millage rate increase this year, and the sewage spills on th