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Cook County Election Returns

November 15, 2022

With all precincts reporting, Debra Robinson, the Democratic incumbent, won re-election for a four-year term in the District 1 Cook County Board of Commissioners office on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. She prevailed over Independent challenger Brian Harrell by 62.22 percent to 37.78 percent of the vote (504 to 306). This was the only LOCAL contested…

Search Warrants Executed in Cook and Tift Counties

November 11, 2022

ALBANY, Ga. – Federal search warrants were executed at 13 locations in Cook and Tift Counties yesterday in a joint law enforcement operation involving the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, GBI, Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office, Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Adel Police Department and Hahira Police Department. Search warrants were executed in Cook County, Georgia: 908…

GBI Arrests Willacoochee Chief of Police

November 3, 2022

Willacoochee, GA (November 3, 2022) – The GBI has arrested and charged Willacoochee Chief of Police Anthony Williams, 49, of Adel, Georgia, with Burglary.  On Monday, October 31, 2022, the Alapaha Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office requested the GBI to conduct an investigation regarding the actions of Chief Williams. Preliminary information indicates that Williams burglarized…

Big turnout for Early Voting: SPLOST renewal, District 1 County Commission on ballots

November 1, 2022

Reflecting the statewide trend, local turnout has been excellent for Early Voting in the November General Election, said Dawn Arnold, Cook County Supervisor of Elections and Registrations. As of early this week, approximately 2,000 Cook Countians had cast ballots in in-person Early Voting. Two hundred twenty-one (221) ballots had been returned so far in absentee…

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