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Recent articles by Krista:

Man charged in Bainbridge carjacking

A man is facing charges after a Bainbridge resident reported that they were carjacked at gunpoint early Saturday morning, according to Bainbridge Public Safety (BPS). → Read More

Retired Dooly Co. deputy sentenced in sexual exploitation case

A retired Dooly County deputy was sentenced Tuesday in a sexual exploitation case, according to a press release from Brad Rigby, the district attorney for the Cordele Judicial Circuit. → Read More

Coroner: 1 dead in Albany 4-wheeler crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a 4-wheeler, according to Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler. → Read More

19-year-old arrested in Douglas homicide

A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged in the July death of Joshua Lashawn Brown, 21, according to the Douglas Police Department’s (DPD) Facebook page. → Read More

Suspended Nashville mayor convicted in theft case

The mayor of Nashville, who was suspended in March, was convicted Wednesday in a 2020 theft case, according to Chase Studstill, the Alapaha Judicial Circuit district attorney. → Read More

Final 4 of 12 defendants sentenced in 2017 Americus dogfighting case

The last four of 12 defendants convicted in a 2017 Americus dogfighting case were sentenced Monday in Albany, according to a press release from Peter Leary, the acting U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. → Read More

Bainbridge traffic stop leads to arrest of 2 convicted felons

Two men were arrested after a traffic stop led to Bainbridge Public Safety (BPS) finding a handgun inside the vehicle, according to the department’s Facebook page. → Read More

Grady Co. standoff ends with Pelham man in custody — again

A standoff in Grady County came to an end just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday after a Pelham man escaped from custody in Monroe County while he was hospitalized, according to the Grady County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO). → Read More

1 wanted, 1 injured after shooting in Cairo

The Cairo Police Department (CPD) is looking for Douglas “Moonk” Broomfield after a man was shot early Tuesday morning, according to a Facebook post by the department. → Read More

Update: Charges released for man arrested in Americus motel death

A man was arrested Tuesday in Americus after a woman was found unresponsive at a motel and then later died, according to a press release from the Americus Police Department (APD). → Read More

Albany Fire Dept. on scene of downtown fire

The Albany Fire Department (AFD) has responded to a structure fire in downtown Albany. → Read More

Man dies after accident at Albany Molson Coors brewery

A man is dead after an accident at the Molson Coors Brewery in Albany Tuesday, according to Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler. → Read More

1 killed in Leary fire

One person is dead after a fire in Leary earlier this month, according to Safety Fire Commissioner John King. → Read More

2 family members charged after 4-year-old shot in Albany

Two family members of a 4-year-old shooting victim have been charged after the incident, according to the Albany Police Department (APD). → Read More

NWS confirms Sumter Co. hit by EF-1 tornado

The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado hit Sumter County early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Thomas Co. fire ruled arson

A July fire on Millpond Road in Millpond Plantation in Thomas County has been ruled as arson, according to a release from Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King. → Read More

Americus PD issues curfew in storm-affected areas

The Americus Police Department (APD) has issued a curfew in the areas that were impacted the worst during Tuesday’s storms. → Read More

Funeral for Nigel Brown happening Wednesday, will be open to the public

The funeral for 9-year-old Nigel Brown, who was killed in a drive-by shooting as he slept in his bed, will be held Wednesday morning. → Read More

Have you seen him? APD says he’s wanted on a warrant and for questioning

The Albany Police Department (APD) needs your help locating someone with an active arrest warrant and who’s wanted for questioning in a case, according to a press release. → Read More

Albany police looking to identify ATV, dirt bike riders

The Albany Police Department (APD) is asking for your help in identifying at least four people who police said were riding their ATVs and dirt bikes recklessly through downtown Albany on Sunday. → Read More