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Some Harveys grocery stores are closing in Middle Georgia. Is your store on the list? | The Telegraph

Three Harveys grocery stores in Middle Georgia are on the list of 94 underperforming stores its parent company expects to close. Jacksonville, Florida-based Southeastern Grocers announced late Thursday it voluntarily agreed to a court-supervised restructuring agreement to save $500 million, it will


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VALDOSTA - A Lanier County man will spend four years in prison after his supervised release was revoked in Valdosta federal court.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,

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Student charged with making bomb threats

TIFTON - One high school student has been charged for making bomb threats at Tift County High School, according to the Tifton Police Department. A press release from the TPD states that on Mar. 14, students in an 8 a.m. class reported that another student had made possible threats about a bomb at th


Wilcox Co. HS student charged for threats against classmates on school project

ROCHELLE, Ga. -- A Wilcox County High School student has been charged after making threats to the school and students last Wednesday on a school computer. According to the Wilcox Co. Sheriff's Office, the student -- a juvenile -- was arrested and charged with Terroristic Threats and Acts and Dissemi


1 dies in weekend pedestrian-involved accident in Ashburn

1 person died in an accident over the weekend on Pate Avenue in Ashburn. (Source: WALB) ASHBURN, GA (WALB) - Ashburn police said one person died Saturday in a pedestrian-involved accident. According to Turner County Coroner Edgar Perry, Delmar Hall, 48, died due to massive bodily trauma Saturday ni


American Textile Company amps up in Georgia

Tifton, Ga. - Sleep solutions provider American Textile Company officially opened its newest location here last week. The 400,000-square-foot state-of-the-art warehousing and distribution facility more than doubles the company's distribution capacity. It also marks American Textile's third expansion


Wilcox County High School threat prevented

WILCOX COUNTY- On March 7, 2018 at approximately 4 p.m., Rochelle Police Chief Mickey Barfield received a call from Wilcox County High School Principal Chad Davis in reference to a possible threat at the school. Upon arrival at the school, Chief Barfield contacted Julie Childers, School Superintende


Posh Salon offers makeover to cancer patients

TIFTON - Posh Salon is teaming up with non-profit Hello Gorgeous to benefit female cancer patients, treating them to a makeover and lunch with friends and family. Leah Roesner, a massage therapist with Posh Salon, first heard about Hello Gorgeous at a conference. "It caught my heart," said Roesner.


Tift Community Health Center welcomes new providers

TIFTON - Tift Community Health Center (TCHC) is adding four new providers, as well as a building expansion project. Located in Tifton at 2735 Central Avenue South, TCHC is accepting new patients. Walk-in patients are accepted and same-day appointments are available. A collaboration between Tift Coun


The Charlestones appearing in Patterson Saturday night

The Charlestones, an all-male traditional a capella barbershop quartet, is coming to Patterson Saturday. The group will perform in concert beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Eagle Station, 3507 Williams Street, Patterson. Tickets are available for $30 per person or $250 per table of 10. Th


Honor Society installed at ABAC in Tifton

I am primarily the public safety reporter, but also cover a variety of other news events and special features. I am a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Philosophy and have been with the Herald since April of 2016.


McBrayer seeks county commission seat

TIFTON - Tony McBrayer is running for the Republican nomination for Tift County Board of Commissioners, District 3. If elected, he'd like to see the city and county fire departments combine back into a single department. "Tift County is one of the smallest land mass counties in the state of Georgia,