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Turner's Top Crop Guy

TURNER COUNTY, GA - Down on the farm... In Turner County... Where Scotty Raines is Georgia's Farmer of the Year... "We grow mainly peanuts and cotton, but we do grow a good…

Sunbelt Ag Field Day Held

MOULTRIE, GA - To Moultrie... Where the Sunbelt Ag Field Day got underway this morning... Rescheduled from last month because of the relatively wet July. Farmers from across South Georgia gathered at the Darrell Williams Research Farm to learn ways…

Summer Shears And Then Some

TIFTON, GA - To down on the farm... in Tifton… A family-owned farm is taking all the necessary steps to protect their sheep from the summer heat. South Georgia Television's Meteorologist…

Coroner Fowler identifies deceased disabled woman

ALBANY, GA-  Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler is terming Friday's discovery of a deceased disabled woman as a heat related fatality along with other underlying health conditions. 58 year-old Linda Parker was found dead less that 24 hours after…

98 pounds of weed seized in busts

TIFTON, GA - Two separate drug busts earlier this week land two men in jail with nearly 100 pounds of suspected marijuana off the streets of South Georgia. Tift County Sheriff's Public Information Officer David Haire identifies the two…

GBI investigates another Dougherty inmate death

ALBANY, GA - GBI agents are back at the Dougherty County Jail after a second inmate in as many months dies in custody. Dougherty Jail Supervisor Colonel John Ostrander says 24 year old Travoski Shealy was discovered Tuesday in a…

Lashawnda Bailey sought in Lee

LEESBURG, GA - The Lee County Sheriff's Office's Special Victims Unit is issuing a public appeal for help with the reported absence of 16 year old Lashawnda Nicole Bailey. Bailey is described as 5'7 in height and approximately 140 lbs.…

Shalishali named Dougherty's new county attorney

ALBANY, GA  – During yesterday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners officially welcomed new County Attorney, Alex Shalishali, to the team. The new attorney succeeds long-time Dougherty County Attorney, Spencer Lee, who recently retired after nearly…

GDOT weighs Worth wooden bridge replacement

POULAN, GA - Trees shade the wooden Town Creek bridge on a quiet dirt road in Worth County. It's charming, but motorists who drive across the weathered boards might see it differently. The Melton Road bridge was built in 1986…

Moultrie's meth traffickers sentenced

ALBANY, GA- The remaining defendants guilty of participating in a methamphetamine trafficking network based out of Moultrie, Georgia, were sentenced to prison for their crimes. Robert Lee Smith, III, 46, of Moultrie, was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment to be followed…

Grady bridge jumping suspect sought

THOMASVILLE, GA -Both the Grady and Thomas County Sheriff's Offices are looking for an elusive 23 year old methamphetamine suspect, who was last seen jumping off a bridge Sunday night to escape officers. Deputies in both counties say Andrew "Trent"…

Woman jailed for alleged threats to DFACS

ALBANY, GA - Albany Police say they've arrested a 32 year old woman for allegedly threatening employees at Albany's Family & Child Services office. Demicka Anderson faces one felony count of making terroristic threats. Police say they were called Thursday…

GBI casts Thomas County dragnet for probationers

THOMASVILLE, GA -Last Friday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Thomasville Field Office (GBI), Georgia State Patrol Thomasville Post (GSP), Georgia Department of Community Supervision, Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, Thomasville Police Department, and Boston Police Department collaborated to conduct concentrated patrols in…

Ossoff wants shorter wait times for flying

ATLANTA, GA - U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is pressing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to reduce wait times at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. In a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing yesterday, Sen. Ossoff asked TSA Administrator David Pekoske how…

Echols senior faces child molestation charges

STATENVILLE, GA - An Echols County senior citizen is behind bars in Lowndes County after GBI agents search his home and find alleged evidence tying him to child sex crimes. GBI agents say they were requested to begin an investigation…

Phoebe acknowledges first possible Monkeypox case locally

ALBANY, GA – As of Friday morning, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers: Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 39 Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center – 5 Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center –…

Tifton's Conger L-P Gas Holds "Touch A Truck"

TIFTON, GA - To the Friendly City... where Conger L-P Gas held its second annual "Touch a Truck" event this morning. It allowed the Tift Area community to donate school supplies for disadvantaged students. Kids had the chance to touch…

Warren arrested for Slater King homicide

ALBANY, GA - Despite her online teasing of police, 44 year old Latasha Warren was arrested today by Albany Police, in connection to a deadly double shooting which left one man dead and another other alive, but unable to speak.…

Tift Regional's trifecta of awards

TIFTON, GA -  Tift Regional Medical Center recently earned three awards from the American Heart Association:  Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus, Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus, and Target: HF Honor Roll, and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll…

Georgia Veterans Triathlon preps 

CORDELE, GA - Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 22nd Annual Georgia Veterans Triathlon on July 30th at the Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park. This event is a staple in our community and we are excited to see…

Arrest made in East Albany murder

ALBANY, GA - Albany Police have made an arrest in the early Tuesday morning slaying that claimed the life of 32 year old Ethan Barlow. Police say they've arrested 43 year old Rolando Frazier on murder and aggravated assault charges…