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Fatal crash on I-75 in Cook County

June 1, 2023

At 3:40 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2023, Cook 911 was notified of a single vehicle rollover crash on I-75 Southbound at Mile Marker 43. SFC Phillip Kilgore #922 responded to the scene. TFC John Reinhardt #309 responded to assist. Cpl. Travis Roberts #232 with SCRTH also responded to the crash. The initial investigation revealed that…

Largest class ever graduates from CCA

May 23, 2023

On Thursday evening, May 18, the Class of 2023 graduated from Community Christian Academy. The largest graduating class ever for CCA included 13 young people. CCA recently held special events to honor their 2023 graduates. They were surrounded by their families and teachers who care so much about them at a Senior Breakfast – it…

190 graduate in CHS Class of 2023!

May 23, 2023

Congratulations to the Cook High School Class of 2023!  One hundred ninety (190) CHS seniors, including 85 honor graduates (almost 45 percent of the total), graduated on Friday evening, May 19, during the annual ceremony on Veterans Field at Cook High Memorial Stadium. The weather was absolutely beautiful, clear and relatively cool for a mid-May…

Adel amends Comprehensive Plan for park upgrades

May 22, 2023

Mayor Buddy Duke called to order the Monday, May 15, 2023, meeting of the Adel City Council. Council Members present were Terry McClain, Greg Paige, Walter Cowart, and Jody Greene. Councilwoman Celestine Hayes was present by telephone. Others present were City Manager Mark Barber, City Clerk Rhonda Rowe, City Attorney Tim Tanner, and members of…

Lenox Council approves rezoning and plans for Veterans Park

May 12, 2023

The Regular Council Meeting of the City of Lenox, Georgia, was held on Monday, April 3, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., at Lenox City Hall. The following were present: Mayor Henry P. Baker Jr., Mayor Pro-Tem Carolyne Sanders and Council Members Yolande Boone, Cathy Byron, and Billy Mauldin.  Mayor Baker called the meeting to order. Mayor…

Adel Council accepts $4.46 million bid for Alabama Road project

May 12, 2023

During the Monday, May 1, 2023, meeting of Adel Mayor and Council, city officials announced that bids were received on the Alabama Road project, which is one of the Transportation Investment Act (TIA) projects approved for the City of Adel.   Modifications and improvements to Alabama Road have been discussed for several years. Once complete,…

Local students receive $244,765 in scholarships

May 11, 2023

An awesome total of $244,765 in scholarships was awarded on Friday  morning, May 5, during Cook High School Honors Day 2023. Congratulations to all the students who are receiving funds to further their education and career choices. The total includes $71,100 for scholarships other than Cook County Educational Foundation/local and $173,665 for Cook County Educational…

Legislators present resolution in memory of Major Arnold

May 4, 2023

State Representatives Penny Houston and Chas Cannon, Cook County Sheriff Doug Hanks, and Cook County Probate Judge Chase Daughtrey hosted a presentation in memory of Major Terry Arnold with the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday afternoon, April 26, 2023, at the Cook County Law Enforcement Center Courtroom in Adel. On March 21, 2023, the Georgia House…

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