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Woman reported missing found jailed in Mississippi

Audrianna Zeigler, of the 1300 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, was reported missing after her family had heard nothing from her since June 2, according to Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office reports.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-24 00:53:00

WATCH: Surveillance video shows Houston County inmates escaping

Major Alan Everidge, Jail Administrator for the Houston County Sheriff's Office, said the delay in giving the video was because they had to complete an internal investigation first.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 19:55:12

Bibb County deputies identify decomposed body found at vacant home - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Deputies have identified the decomposed body found in the back yard of a vacant home this week.58-year-old, Donna Whipple was found dead Wednesday night in the 2800 block of Columbus Road.- Advertisement -

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-23 21:15:58

Tallahassee man leaves girlfriend with collapsed lung after argument

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)- A Tallahassee man faces domestic battery charges after hitting his girlfriend, causing her lung to collapse, over a dispute on who was going to feed their child.Blair Brown, 26, was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Friday.On June 18, deputies responded to Che

WTXL.COM - 2018-06-23 15:17:00

Body of female found in Macon identified

MACON, Ga.-- A body that was found on June 21, 2018 has been identified on Saturday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 09:11:14

Crowd gathers for hot air balloon fest

The festival kicked off Friday afternoon with live music, food vendors and — the stars of the show — the majestic balloons. Tethered balloon rides were available for the adventurous for $10, but the winds were too strong Friday for riders to take flight. The rides did resume and continue through Sat

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-23 20:01:00

Three charged with drug trafficking after traffic stop

TIFTON, Ga. — Three people have been charged with drug trafficking by the Georgia State Patrol after a traffic stop on June 13, according to a press release from the GSP.At approximately 2:35 p.m., a GSP Trooper from Post 13 in Tifton stopped a white 2002 GMC Envoy driven by Heather Renee Montgomery

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-23 12:00:00

Inmate beats up another over TV

Jeffrey Alan Peacock hit Amentez Slaughter several times, knocking Slaughter out, according the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office. Slaughter was being held on a charge of loitering and prowling.

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-24 00:47:00

Exchange Club names 2018 Officer of the Year

TIFTON — The Exchange Club of Tifton recently presented its Officer of the Year award to a deputy with the Tift County Sheriff’s Department. The 2018 Officer of the Year award was presented to Sergeant Chris Spires. Presenting the award was Sheriff Gene Scarbrough and Exchange Public Safety Chair Re

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-06-23 20:00:00

Prescription medication dropped of at Moultrie Police Department

"We don't like loose pills, they need to be in some kind of container that will keep them from falling all over inside the drug drop box," said Underwood.


Woman arrested in $300K fraud

Heather Nicole Gray, 31, was arrested Wednesday in Tift County after failing to turn herself in to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for the second time, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk said Friday.


Proposed Grady EMS contract top concern at county budget meeting

TIFTON — At a public hearing only attended by two Tift County Board of Commissioners members at noon, Wednesday, residents questioned the proposed transition of the county’s EMS service to Grady EMS.

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-06-24 12:00:00

County commissioner plans New Year’s Eve Gnat Fest Drop

TIFTON, Ga. — When 2018 comes to a close, Tift County Commissioner Melissa Hughes wants to celebrate the new year with a southern spin on the New Year’s Eve tradition of dropping the ball at midnight.

WWW.DAILYCITIZEN.NEWS - 2018-06-23 14:00:00

Tift County excels at organized team activity

TIFTON, Ga. — Tift County has yet to don the pads this summer, but early views of the squad have been favorable for head coach Ashley Anders.


Lunsford snags a wide receiver from Douglas

The first wide receiver in the class of 2019 committed to Georgia Southern Friday morning over several big name schools. Milton Jackson from Coffee County High School in Douglas, Georgia had offers from Georgia Tech, Mississippi State and Purdue, among others, but chose to stay closer to home.The th


California fugitive picked up in Moultrie

“On the 20th we received notification from the Department of Homeland Security, who had received information that Vazquez was possibly in the area,” sheriff’s Capt. Mike Murfin said. “They had a couple of possible addresses here. They were able to take him into custody without incident.”

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-06-24 00:49:00

Special Report: Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares illegal...

OCILLA, Georgia (Reuters) - Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.


City council approves $43 million budget

TIFTON — The Tifton City Council voted unanimously to approve a $43,255,725 Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget for the city.


Man drowns in Turner County pond

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


UGA Tifton campus named commercial beauty spot of the month

Keep Tift Beautiful named the University of Georgia-Tifton campus as this month’s commercial beauty spot of the month. Pictured here is Dr. Joe West, assistant dean for the UGA Tifton campus.