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Man charged with parole violations after gun report

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Officers dispatched to a Friday morning report of a man waving a gun were reunited with a man familiar to law enforcement -- after they chased him down. Ladarrian Dominique Simpson, 25, 610 First Ave. N.W., was wanted on two active parole violations at the time he was chased down by

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 20:16:00

Camila McLean Knowles leaving as DCA chief

ATLANTA - Cornerstone Government Affairs announced Monday that Camila Knowles will join the firm October 1 as Senior Vice President and Counsel in the company's Atlanta office. Knowles, daughter of Mike and Camila McLean of Moultrie, comes to the firm after serving in Gov. Nathan Deal's cabinet as C

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Store burglarized during storm's chaos; 4 men charged

MOULTRIE, Ga. -- An investigation into guns stolen Monday night from a Moultrie pawn shop led to the arrests of four men, three of whom also were booked on felony drug charges after police found marijuana and prescription pills at the house they searched for the weapons. The burglars allegedly used

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 18:26:00

Retreats: Colquitt County stays close to home

MOULTRIE, GA. - As officials throughout the SunLight Project coverage area weigh the benefits versus the expenses of government retreats, leaders in Colquitt County work to keep costs down by holding the events locally - when they hold them at all. The tradition of the government retreat - lawmakers

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Street art museum opens in Berlin, a hub for the scene

BERLIN (AP) - Street art has a new, permanent home in Berlin. Works by urban artists from around the world have gone on show at the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in the German capital, located at one end of a street that's already something of a giant art gallery. The opening exhibi

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 14:29:37

US Ag Secretary Perdue examines fields damaged by Irma

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, center, examines a cotton field damaged by wind and rain from Tropical Storm Irma at a Colquitt County farm.Alan Mauldin MOULTRIE, Ga. -- It's been more than a half decade since former Gov. Sonny Perdue gave his last state of the state address. On his retu

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 18:26:00

Irma interferes with Cherokee Lake drainage project

THOMASVILLE - Cherokee Lake is being drained to make way for repairs and improvements to the Covington Avenue park. The lake contained about 30 percent of its full capacity of water until Tropical Storm Irma blew through last week, dumping rain into the now-visible lake bed. The pump removing the wa


Cairo man charged in shooting at Holder Park

By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness NewsSeptember 19, 2017 CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) -- A man has been arrested in connection to a weekend shooting in Cairo sent one person to the hospital. According to Cairo Police, around 9:27 p.m. Sunday, an officer responded to the Holder Park area for a complaint about

WCTV - 2017-09-19 22:44:00

The Latest: Women in acid attack offer prayers for assailant

BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on the attack on four American women with acid at a Marseille train station (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Two women who were among four Boston College students attacked with acid at a train station in France are showing compassion for their assailant. Courtney Siverling said

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 16:59:48

Funeral set for Meigs pilot who died with Troy Gentry

MEIGS, Ga. - The Meigs community is preparing to say goodbye to a native son who died in a helicopter crash Sept. 8 that also claimed the life of country music performer Troy Gentry. James Evan Robinson, 30, had worked as a commercial pilot and flight instructor for Helicopter Flight Services in Med

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-20 01:35:00

Rotary honors students of the month

Submitted photoLilith Edwards from Thomasville High School and Curry Brinson from Brookwood School were named the Thomasville Rotary Club's Academic Students of the Month for September. The Thomasville Rotary Club's Academic Students of the Month for September were Lilith Edwards from Thomasville Hi


Thomasville starts drawing its Blueprint

THOMASVILLE - The tables were full Monday night as residents came out to help draw up plans for Thomasville's future. Blueprint: Thomasville 2028, the city's comprehensive plan process, held its kickoff at the Municipal Auditorium. The comprehensive plan being crafted is expected to map a course for


Kirkley seeking Thomasville City Council at-large seat

THOMASVILLE - A candidate for the at-large Thomasville City Council seat said city government, which uses residents' money, should operate efficiently. Christoper Matthew "Matt" Kirkley, who holds real estate and contractor licenses, said he began watching city government after finding issues in cit


'Selfie war' paramedic sentenced to 6 months in jail

Christopher Wimmer and another EMS paramedic, Kayla Dubois, were investigated and charged last year after allegations surfaced the pair had compromising photos on their phones of patients inside ambulances who were under their care as part of an ongoing "selfie war." .embed-container { position: rel

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:36:16

'Stronger' spawns a new friendship for Jake Gyllenhaal

TORONTO (AP) - Jake Gyllenhaal says he's never gotten closer to a real-life character he's played than the Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman. While making the upcoming film "Stronger," Gyllenhaal and Bauman became close. Gyllenhaal made frequent trips to Boston to spend time with the 31-yea

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:14:49

Political science professor speaks to Kiwanis Club

TIFTON - Political science professor Hans Schmeisser recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Tifton. A professor at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Schmeisser talked about community involvement and an upcoming ABAC sponsored study abroad trip for students to Rome, Italy. Kiwanis meets every Thur

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

4 American college students attacked with acid in France

By: Associated PressSeptember 18, 2017 PARIS -- Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the

WCTV - 2017-09-18 18:35:00

City to hold comprehensive plan update workshops

TIFTON - Loretta Hylton with the Southern Georgia Regional Commission presented a comprehensive plan update to the Tifton City Council at the council's Sept. 5 meeting. A comprehensive plan is the official statement of the city's vision for its future, according to Hylton, and is updated every five

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 16:30:00

Library Foundation to hold Billy Joel/Elton John tribute show

TIFTON - They have sold out shows at The House Of Blues, The Fillmore and theaters around the country, and now they're coming to Tifton on Thursday, Sept. 21, for a night of memorable music, fine food and spirited dancing. Touring nationally, the Billy Joel/Elton John "Face2Face" Tribute Show will r

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-17 13:00:00

Dog attacked by gator, saved by neighbor

LAKELAND - A fishing guide and Lakeland City Commissioner saved a dog named Dixie from an alligator's jaws while cleaning up after Hurricane Irma. Bill Read said his neighbor's dog got through some open gates and headed for the lake in his backyard on Tuesday. "The Lab had no sooner entered the lake

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 20:15:32