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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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.”
Understanding the omnipotence of God
A few years ago I learned that God was “omni.” Omni means “all together, nothing excluded, all inclusive.” The Bible describes God as omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient. When initially learning these definitions, I was in awe, and I remember it still.
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.
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.
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.
County commissioner plans New Year’s Eve Gnat Fest Drop
It’s an idea partly inspired by Georgia festivals, such as The Possum Drop, held in Tallapoosa for New Year’s Eve.
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.
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.
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
Rooms available for ABAC on-campus living
Chris Kinsey, the college’s director of residence life, said limited spaces are available in ABAC Place and ABAC Lakeside for students seeking a place to live for the fall semester.
Collision at Washington and Pine
The Albany Police Department and Dougherty County EMS responded to an auto accident on the corner of Pine Avenue and North Washington Street this morning. At least one person was taken by ambulance for medical treatment. The location has recently experienced traffic light outages due to necessary po
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.
Georgia DB Jay Ward commits to Kentucky
Jay Ward, a 3-star cornerback from Moultrie, Georgia, just announced his commitment to the Wildcats football program on his Twitter account.