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Cordele has a new police chief

  By Neil McGahee Managing Editor Mike Hathaway, Cordele’s new police chief, was introduced Tuesday at the Cordele City Commission meeting. He retired from the ... Read more

4 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Coach Ferrell Henry; the passing of an icon

    by Joe Joe Wright Dispatch Correspondent   Where should one begin when talking about someone like Ferrell Henry? He was a husband, father, ... Read more

5 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Floyd charged with aggravated assault

Tommy Floyd Aggravated Assault  On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, just after 3:40 am, officers with the Cordele Police Department responded to a report of shooter(s) ... Read more

6 days ago by Chris Lewis.

Juvenile killed in ATV Accident

Crisp County Sheriff’s Office On September 9, 2021, a little after 7:00 p.m. Crisp County Communications E-911 dispatched first responders to Penny Lane after receiving ... Read more

1 week ago by Chris Lewis.

Gov. Kemp appoints board to investigate Cordele City Commissioner

  Staff Reports Govenor Brian Kemp has appointed a commission to decide whether or not Cordele City Commissioner Royce Reeves should be suspended of his ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Three Wilcox elections employess indicted

      April Graham Two months after the Wilcox County Board of Commissioners voted to terminate Elections Supervisor April Graham’s employment, allegations of fraud ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

Rochelle Police Chief Barfield ends 43 year law career

  By Lucas C. Allison Dispatch Correspondent As his shift ended Thursday, Rochelle Police Chief Mickey Barfield, radioed his last “10-7” out of service,” ending ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Chris Lewis.

I-75 high speed chase results in crash

Neil McGahee / Cordele Dispatch   One motorist was killed, another critically injured when their car wrecked at Exit 101 on Interstate Highway 75 South ... Read more

1 month ago by Chris Lewis.

Psych patient took patrol car for a ride

  On August 9, 2021, at approximately 7:50 P.M., a Crisp County Deputy assigned to Crisp Regional Hospital for security advised a released psych patient ... Read more

1 month ago by Chris Lewis.

Missing Florida woman last seen at Unadilla truck stop

  A Sarasota, Florida woman who was last seen with two men at a Dooly County truck stop is missing according to a spokesman for ... Read more

1 month ago by Chris Lewis.

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