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Fire crews responding to incident at Flowers Bakery

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville Fire crews are responding to an incident at Flowers Bakery. Flowers personnel have been evacuated from the building. Smoke is emanating from the building but there does not appear to be significant danger from the event.


Scouts bring in nearly 5,500 pounds of food

Area Boy Scouts held their Scouting for Food drive, dropping off bags January 26 and picking them up February 2. “Thanks to all the residents of Thomasville and Thomas County who donated to support the Thomasville County Food Bank,” said Michael J. Pozo. “All the food donated goes straight from the


Thomasville advances, Brookwood falls

Titus Wright had 18 points while Quindarius Thomas scored 17 and the Thomasville High Bulldogs held off the Butler Bulldogs 66-52 Saturday night in the first round of the GHSA Class AA state basketball tournament.


Hotel draft design unveiled at PDA meeting

THOMASVILLE — Residents got their first look Friday morning at the draft design of a building that could very well become a Thomasville landmark. The draft design for a Courtyard by Marriott was unveiled at a Thomasville Payroll Development Authority called meeting, with about 60 local residents on


Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia

Gallery: Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia. Remove restrictions on building new health care facilities. Require nonprofit hospitals to reveal financial information.


The Imperial Hotel to be subject of next 'Do You Remember?'

The Jack Hadley Black History Museum and the Thomasville History Center is asking for the community’s help with the second installment of “Do You Remember?” this time focusing on the Imperial Hotel.


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


Governor's office has protocol mayoral indictment situation

THOMASVILLE — City officials will await word from the governor's office about whether Thomasville's indicted mayor will continue to hold the position, said City Manager Alan Carson.


Georgia lawmakers mull medical pot cultivation, drones near prisons

ATLANTA | The Georgia legislature is beginning to pick up its pace as the 2019 session approaches the half-way mark. Friday marked legislative day 16 of 40. The past week saw the governor sign his first bill, a measure that clarifies when vehicles can pass a school bus. A new bill in the House would


Payless To Begin Liquidation Sales At Georgia Stores

ATLANTA, GA — Discount shoe sellerPayless will begin liquidation sales at its U.S. stores on Sunday, a company spokesperson said. "We expect all stores to remain open until at least the end of March and the majority will remain open until May," the spokesperson said in a statement. Liquidation sales


Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death

The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.


Does Georgia need another interstate highway?

ATLANTA - A push for another interstate highway across Georgia gained initial support in the General Assembly this week. The Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday passed Senate Resolution 44, which supports the creation of Interstate 14 across middle Georgia and urges the state’s Congressional d


Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant

It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.


Man wanted for burglaries in Thomas, Brooks counties arrested

STATESBORO, Ga. (WCTV) – A man wanted on burglary charges in multiple South Georgia counties has been arrested by US Marshals. Kenneth Gilley was taken into custody in Statesboro Wednesday by the United States Marshal’s Service.


Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.


New Georgia law changes rules for drivers during school bus stops

A new law in Georgia changes when drivers are required to stop for a stopped school bus, but it shouldn't seem new to most drivers. It actually fixes a flaw in the law that allowed drivers on some highways to keep driving even when a school bus was stopped.


Georgia launches new app for free mental health counseling

State health officials launched a new mobile app Thursday that offers free and confidential access to people suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and other issues. The My GCAL app, which works on Apple and Android phones, caters to younger Georgians who are more comfortable sending texts t


South Georgia prepares for public health emergency

LANIER COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- Lanier County emergency officials prepared for a day they hope never comes on Friday. Communities often prepare for emergencies in regard to severe weather, like hurricanes or tornadoes. On Friday, the Georgia Department of Public Health hosted a preparedness drill for a


Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition staying in Columbus, mayor Henderson says

The Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition will celebrate 75 years in Columbus when pageant contestants take the stage at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, Mayor Berry “Skip” Henderson announced Saturday.


Cairo police still looking for gunman in Feb. 1 incident

CAIRO — Police are still searching for the perpetrators of a Feb. 1 shooting that left one Cairo resident in the emergency room and are asking the public for assistance. “At this point, we have not identified anyone associated with the crime; but, continue to follow up with any and all leads we rece