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Overturned car reported on Thomasville Road

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A crash is being reported on Thomasville Road. A video of the overturned car was posted on Twitter. Traffic is being diverted at Thomasville & Waverly Roads. Things are moving very slowly, so take caution and avoid the area if you can. We have no word at this time on the

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 20:51:00

Thomasville Road rollover crash snarling traffic

A rollover crash on Thomasville Road is tying up traffic near the intersection of Gardenia Drive. Southbound traffic is blocked while northbound lanes are moving slowly and down to one lane. Southbound traffic is backed up to Hermitage Boulevard. Neither the condition of the driver nor how many vehi

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 21:17:20

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


Flowers Baking holds service awards ceremony

Submitted photoRecognized for their years of service to the Thomasville bakery are Jessy Lovett, shipping supervisor 25 years (from left, top to bottom); Jamie Oglesby, branch sales manager 30 years; Shane Douglas, branch sales manager 20 years; Jimmy Martin, retail sales manager 30 years; Jim Fitzp


We' can't forget how to be 'us'

Our community has really, really impressed me of late. There's been a wave of togetherness and brotherhood that warms the heart. But there's something I think we all need to keep our collective eye on regarding what makes "us" what "we" are. When we moved here in the mid '70s, one thing that really


EMA responds to criticism for not opening more shelters

THOMASVILLE - The Thomas County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) was criticized for not opening more shelters during Hurricane Irma's wrath, but shelters do not just happen, an EMA official said. Deputy EMA Director Lisa Griffis said there are not any shelters available that can withstand the winds


Boston's fate lies with a zombie hurricane as Maria moves north

Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again could be determined by a zombie. That's what former Hurricane Jose will soon be in the meteorological vernacular, a once-dangerous tropical system that ha

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

Ochlocknee's Old South Day coming Nov. 11

Take a trip into yesteryear and attend the 41st annual Old South Day Festival, sponsored by the Ochlocknee Community Civic Club Inc. It is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 11, at 5020 Spence St. in Ochlocknee. The day is a tribute to the past and a salute to the blending of all heritages in this region.


US attorney general to address law enforcement in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is heading to Boston to talk to law enforcement officials about transnational organized crime. Sessions is expected to give remarks Thursday at the U.S. attorney's office in the federal courthouse in Boston. Targeting transnational gangs such as MS-13 has

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:30:36

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

Deal appoints SRTC's Bryant to state board

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Sept. 6 the appointment of Tammy Bryant, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) associate of science in nursing program chair, to the State of Georgia Board of Nursing. "It is truly an honor for Tammy Bryant, our Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program Dire


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


'Trouble in Paradise' coming Saturday at Center for the Arts

THOMASVILLE - Playwright Jerod Taylor's "Trouble In Paradise" stage play will continue its summer 2017 tour in Thomasville on Saturday. The play will take place at Thomasville Center for the Arts, 600 E. Washington St., at 6 p.m. Thomasville will be Taylor's "Trouble in Paradise" stage play's fifth


'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 - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

'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

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

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

Witches Night Out flies into Boston

BOSTON - Tune up your favorite broom, find your pointy hat and pointy-toe slippers to complete your witch costume and fly over to Boston on Thursday for the fifth annual Witches Night Out - the perfect venue for a fun-filled evening. Festivities are from 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown Boston. Special even