Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:28:18 GMT
One south Georgia superintendent says his school system is finally moving in the right direction financially. The Decatur County Board of Education unanimously voted to reduce the number of furlough daysMore >>
One south Georgia superintendent says his school system is finally moving in the right direction financially.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-05-21 20:24:40 GMT
As Moore, Oklahoma begins what is sure be a long recovery period, folks here in Georgia are revisiting their own safety plans. Tornado and other emergency drills are common in our schools, but one southMore >>
As Moore, Oklahoma begins what is sure be a long recovery period, folks here in Georgia are revisiting their own safety plans. Tornado and other emergency drills are common in our schools, but one south Georgia school superintendent says the preparedness should not just remain in the classroom.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:44:00 GMT
A Tift County cold case still haunts a family nearly 10 years a young mother's murder. It was September 2003 when the body of Candy Cook was discovered in a field near the Tift County airport. Her familyMore >>
It was September 2003 when the body of Candy Cook was discovered in a field near the Tift County airport. Her family believes someone knows who killed her, and they hope the person with that information will bring them the peace they need.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:28:33 GMT
Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency: Southwest Georgia Public Health: This public resource targets communities in Southwest Georgia and includes suggestionsMore >>
Here are some online resources available to help you be prepared for an emergency.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:51 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:51:04 GMT
Information from the Tift County Sheriff's Office- On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the Mid-South Narcotics Task Force along with the Tift County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant on the residence of 36More >>
The Mid-South Narcotics Task Force and the Tift County Sheriff's Office arrested 36 year old Daniel Eubanks, and seized over $100K in cash.More >>
December 31, 2002
Nashville - Construction on the new Berrien County jail is underway thanks to $2.4 million in illegal funds from the case of the United States versus William "Buck" Pegg.
"It's going to have a 72-bed capacity as opposed to 26 that we have now, be a complete law enforcement complex, and really just a state of the art facility," said Berrien County Sheriff Jerry Brogdon.
Sheriff Brogdon said a new jail has been at the top of the county's need list for years, and this money will help provide for the new facility while saving taxpayers money and improving the county's safety system.
"We're one of the 32 counties in Georgia that doesn't have a 911 center, and with this new facility, we'll be able to create a center and house it there," said Brogdon.
The money has also been used to provide tools for county deputies. "I bought them all Southern Link radios, new Glock pistols, and purchased six new law enforcement vehicles," said Brogdon.
This is the largest amount of money the Berrien County Sheriff's Department has every been awarded, and Sheriff Brogdon promises the department will use the funds to better protect and serve its citizens.