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FOREST PARK, Ga. — A push to revamp the massive Atlanta State Farmers Market could have an impact on other state-owned facilities in south Georgia.

ATLANTA (AP) — New court documents suggest that within weeks of a south Georgia teacher's 2005 disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and burned her body.

ALBANY, Ga. — August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and Southwest Health District is reminding area residents that vaccines protect families as well as children, says Rebecca Snow, Southwest Health District’s immunization coordinator.

Five generations of a Colquitt County family recently got together. Front from left are Lacey Holton, Sharon Holton, holding Olivia Holton, and Carl Bledsoe; and, in back, Timothy Holton.

Wow! What a week at your Colquitt County Arts Center. We had 3 very entertaining performances of Jays Jam Session Live and if you missed it you missed a real treat! I am constantly amazed at the talent within our community.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — For Fall Semester 2018, which begins Aug. 21, the Southern Regional Technical College Foundation awarded 56 Scholarships totaling over $37,000 to SRTC students.

"Growing Georgia," an online publication of Growing America, features articles and videos related to farming in the Peach State.

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VALDOSTA, Ga. — The first half of Valdosta High’s season opener against Maynard Jackson looked more like an exhibition game than the team’s actual scrimmage did last week.

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WARNER ROBINS - Tift County fought to the end the Friday night, but could not find enough big plays to overtake Warner Robins at McConnell-Talbert Stadium. The 2017 state runners-up slid past the Blue Devils in the season opener, 40-29.

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CAIRO — The Syrup Pitcher is sticking in the Thomasville High Bulldogs’ hands for one more year.

CROSS CITY, Fla. — Playmakers cramping was about the only thing that slowed Lafayette High School and Dixie County High School in Friday’s Kickoff Classic.

THOMASVILLE — When new Thomas County Central head coach football Ashley Henderson arrived last spring, he promised the Yellow Jacket fans would see an entertaining brand of football that would feature his version of ball control — meaning many players contributing to the offensive attack. 

CAMILLA — Brookwood's Shane Boggs, an offensive-minded head coach, was quite giddy with his defense Friday night.

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VARNELL — Friday night’s game between Northwest Whitfield and Coahulla Creek showed that the two aren’t necessarily headed in opposite directions.

LIVE OAK, Fla. — While admitting that there’s a lot of choices available in this year’s election, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson made stops all across North Florida this week.

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High school honors opposing team's football player who passed away

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VALDOSTA — Area residents will soon get dirty in the name of charity. 

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VALDOSTA — Some residents opposed a property tax increase Thursday during the first of three public hearings on the citywide tax proposal at City Hall.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Legacy Village at Park Regency has earned first place in a photography contest highlighting active residents cultivating hydroponic tower gardens at 13 senior living facilities across the Southeast operated by Legacy Senior Living of Cleveland, Tenn.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Since the beginning of August, the Moultrie-Colquitt County Drug Enforcement Team has been working an undercover drug operation at a house located at 820 Sixth St. S.E.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce invited the community to join them at their Business After Hours event Aug. 14 hosted by Thomas Supply, Tallokas Road, and Henry’s Table Manners. Lots of door prizes were given away before it was announced that Georgia Metals will be hosting the next BAH event at the Sunset Country Club on Sept. 11 from 5:30-7 p.m.

MAYO, Fla. — The classrooms at Lafayette School were full of students on the first day of school Monday.

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE – Seven Moody defenders trudged through a gauntlet that tested their capability, lethality and readiness.

THOMASVILLE — A high-speed pursuit that began on U.S. 19 South early Thursday ended in a Thomasville neighborhood when the stolen truck being pursued crashed into vehicles parked in a yard.

VALDOSTA — Wild Adventures Theme Park will soon invite visitors to get active during its inaugural Pecan Harvest Festival.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — “Good fences make good neighbors,” wrote poet Robert Frost, but a taller fence may have made a better neighbor for one Colquitt County family Tuesday night.

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening ribbon cutting for Piggly Wiggly Food For Less located at 1209 First Ave. S.E.

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State school superintendent seeks council members


DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer.

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