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Pepper spray in Cairo High’s ventilation system reported  WALB

Pepper spray was released into Cairo High School's ventilation system causing an early release for students, according to a post on the Grady County School ...

Grady County prepares for school, Cairo High School unveils improvements  WCTV

Friday, Cairo High School kids are being greeted with an impressive new makeover inside their cafeteria.

Cairo High School students give thanks to utility crews  WCTV

By: Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News October 22, 2018. CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) -- Desks were filled and kids hit the books Monday as Grady County ...

Cairo High graduates 274 Friday | Education  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Grady Count Schools Superintendent Dr. Kermit Gilliard fought back tears before Cairo High School seniors received their diplomas.

Ronnie Baker to Nick Gosier wins Play of the Week for Cairo High School  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - Congrats to Cairo High School's Ronnie Baker and Nick Gosier, who's throw and catch won this week's WTXL Mike Seeder's Plumbing ...

Grady Educational Center, Cairo High lockdown due to misunderstanding after pellet gun found  WTXL ABC 27

GRADY CO., GA (WALB) - A lockdown at a Grady County school was due to a misunderstanding.

Student accused of making threat to Cairo High School  WCTV

Cairo High School Principal Chris Lokey says a student has been disciplined after making a verbal threat to other students at the school on Tuesday afternoon.

Four Cairo High students take part in school shooting walkout  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Four Cairo High School students took part in an event that swept across the nation Wednesday morning.

Cairo High School stages mock crash prior to prom  WCTV

Cairo High School staged a mock crash days before prom.

Grady County Schools offers hot showers, meals to Michael victims  WCTV

Cairo High School opened their gymnasium doors to storm victims on Monday and Tuesday.

Georgia high school football teams taking precautions to stay safe on the field  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - Each sport comes with risks, but football seems to come with more injuries than most. Georgia teams conducted their first on-field practices ...

Threat to "CHS" not linked to South Georgia high schools  WCTV

Officials in South Georgia say there is no credible threat to three local high schools after an alarming image began circulating on social media.

Cairo signs Smith, Copeland to scholarships | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

Cairo High School had two of its athletes sign scholarships to play their respective sports on Thursday and Friday. Football linebacker Nicholas Smith signed ...

Leadership shifts in store for Grady schools | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — As Grady County students inch closer to packing away their pencils for the summer, a number of administrators are sharpening theirs for new roles ...

Family and friends of victim, survivors react to deadly Grady Co. wreck  WCTV

The Grady County community reacts to a Sunday evening crash that killed one local 15-year-old and injured three other teens.

FAMU grad to be sworn in as Cairo, Ga., mayor Monday

Cairo, Georgia's mayor-elect Booker Gainor hopes to inspire others to return home.

WTXL Road Trip: The Most Unique High School Mascot, Cairo's Syrupmakers  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - A school mascot recognized by ESPN and Sports Illustrated for its originality can be found on the football field of Cairo High School.

Cairo High to ring in 70 years of majorettes  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Seventy years of a Syrupmaker tradition is set to be celebrated.

Cairo High guidance counselor terminated | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — A unanimous vote for termination was the culmination of a six-hour employee hearing and 20-minute closed session immediately following at a called ...

Cairo High School Celebrates Black History | News  WTXL ABC 27

Cairo High School is set to make history this month by holding its first-ever black history program.

Cairo-Grady Chamber happenings | Local News  Times-Enterprise

Here is what happened and future events from the Cairo-Grady County Chamber of Commerce:

Cairo baseball enters first year under Parkerson  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — After 13 years of putting Thomas County Central's baseball program on the map, Chad Parkerson wanted a new challenge.

Cairo's Ron Best relieved of duties  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Longtime coach Ron Best is no longer leading the Cairo High School baseball program.

Grady BOE approves $50000 settlement for fired guidance counselor  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — The Grady County Board of Education unanimously approved awarding a $50000 settlement to a former Cairo High School guidance counselor on ...

Cairo High School Evacuation Caused by Vinegar Spill  WTXL ABC 27

Cairo High School was evacuated Monday because of what police originally believed could have a chemical spill in the area.

Syrupmakers sign 10 to football scholarships  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — After a season that saw Cairo's football team reach the state quarterfinals, the squad will be accordingly represented in multiple college football ...

Cairo fireworks show returns on Monday | Local News  Times-Enterprise

A highlight of any summer is the sky bursting with fireworks on the Fourth of July. Cairo's sky on the warm summer night of America's independence has been ...

Mackenzie Puckett caps first year at FSU with a title  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Cairo High School's first and only Division I softball product is now also its first and only softball national champion.

The "Big Toe from Cairo" was certainly beloved  Online Athens

CAIRO – Sports can take a person from the most uneventful station in life to the ultimate levels which is what a pecan tree and kicking a football did for Bobby ...

New superintendent job would be different if ChattCo votes for this candidate  Ledger-Enquirer

The Chattahoochee County Board of Education is scheduled to vote on filling the superintendent vacancy left by the retirement of David McCurry. The vote will ...

Cairo alumna takes over as girls basketball coach  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — The Cairo Syrupmakers hit the court this fall with a new head coach.

National Signing Day 2018: Tracking Valdosta State Signees | Sports  WTXL ABC 27

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Head Coach Kerwin Bell and the Valdosta State football coaching staff are pleased to announce the newest additions to Blazer football.

Four inducted to Grady Sports Hall of Fame  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Since 2009, the Grady County Sports Hall of Fame has honored its fair share of influential athletic figures, from Teresa Edwards to Bobby Walden to ...

Ex-Harris County superintendent wants previous job back. How does ChattCo board react?  Ledger-Enquirer

After resigning last month as superintendent of the Harris County School District, Jimmy Martin wants his former job back as the educational leader in ...

Steve DeVoursney to be next Cairo coach  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Cairo defensive coordinator Steve DeVoursney will take over as the Cairo head football coach.

Cairo High School football coach steps down  Sowega Live

Cairo High School Head Football Coach Tom Fallaw announced this week he is stepping down from his coaching job. Fallaw and Grady County school officials ...

Cairo High Holds Mock Crash [GALLERY]  WCTV

Cairo High School, CYC, and SADD Club held a 'Mock Crash' this morning in front of the CHS Auditorium.

Next Generation: Walter Grant Jr. may be best-kept secret in UGA’s 2017 recruiting class  DawgNation

Walter Grant Jr. is a 6-foot-4, 230-pounder defender/running back who may be the best-kept secret in the 2017 UGA recruiting class.

Here’s how much money Harris County is paying Jimmy Martin — to not be superintendent  Ledger-Enquirer

The Ledger-Enquirer has learned the amount of money the Harris County Board of Education agreed to pay Jimmy Martin to resign as superintendent.

Cliff Hammonds Back In Cairo For Skillz Camp  WTXL ABC 27

When it comes to boys hoops in Cairo, Georgia, Cliff Hammonds will forever be recognized as one of the best to play the game. He's a former AAAA State Player.

Cairo Syrupmaker Jeremiah Hill all about football  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Jeremiah Hill scored all of Cairo's offensive touchdowns in the Syrupmakers' opening two victories. His eight-yard and two-yard touchdown runs put ...

Cairo taps Central's Parkerson as baseball coach  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — For the past 13 years, Chad Parkerson has been the leader of Thomas County Central's baseball team. This week, he began the next chapter ...

Cairo's Puckett, Hancock formally commit to FSU, UGA  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Cairo's baseball and softball teams are each coming off seasons of more than 20 wins. Two of the people that helped make those runs possible have ...

Cairo Boy Dies After His Skateboard Hits Car  WCTV

Family and friends said goodbye to the Cairo high school student who was killed when he was hit by a car over the weekend. His 12-year old-friend tells ...

Cairo High School senior Shana Johnson was named Cheerleader of the Year at the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association Finals.  Times-Enterprise

Cairo High School senior Shana Johnson was named Cheerleader of the Year at the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association Finals.

Teacher Remembers Teen Killed in Crash  WCTV

One person is dead after a crash Sunday afternoon in South Georgia.

WTXL Road Trip: Roddenbery Syrup Company in Cairo, Ga  WTXL ABC 27

Driving through Cairo, you can't help but notice the importance of syrup.

Vital target has UGA in his top 2 and a unique take on Kirby Smart  DawgNation

CAIRO, Ga. -- Keep your head down. Go hard. Stay strong. Make it. That simple work ethic has been instilled in three-star outside linebacker Walter Grant by an ...

[UPDATED] Cairo Teen Killed in Fatal Crash  WCTV

A Cairo teen killed tragically over the weekend (9/4) is being remembered fondly by friends and teachers. As WCTV found out, Brandon Hartley will be deeply ...

Bainbridge vs. Cairo – Pictures from Twitter  Sowega Live

Share a picture or score update by mentioning @sowegalive on Twitter! Rest in peace!!!!!— Jack (@jacklynhill0118) November 7, ...

Cairo catcher Cage Cox commits to Alabama State  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Swapping out a catcher's mitt for a pen and a jersey for a button down, Cairo's Cage Cox signed to play baseball at Alabama State Thursday morning ...

Student wins full-ride scholarship to welding school  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — One Colquit County High School student's life was forever changed Friday when he won a full ride scholarship valued at over $17000 to ...

Cairo Syrupmakers Varsity and JV baseball roundup  Sowega Live

Cairo lost 5-1 in seven innings to Crisp County at home on Friday. Emerson Hancock was charged with the loss. He lasted five innings, walked one, struck out ...

Local High School Band Director Arrested on Battery Charges  WCTV

A local band director was arrested at a high school football game.

Cairo Wrestlers Sign College Scholarships  WCTV

History being made for Cairo high school Wrestling. Since the inception of Cairo High School wrestling 11 years ago. For the first time ever the Syrupmakers ...

Bainbridge High School Air Force JROTC earns “Best in Drill” - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

The Bainbridge High School Air Force JROTC hosted their annual drill meet this past weekend, September 23, 2017. The meet consisted of teams from ...

Irma's wrath to spread into Southwest Georgia, Florida Big Bend  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Hurricane Irma is headed this way. No doubt about it.

City schools graduation rate questioned | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — A woman pointing out local and area high school graduation rates to the Thomasville City Board of Education Tuesday asked why the city ...

Fatal car crash claims Grady County teen's life  WALB-TV

Family and friends of a Grady County teenager Monday are mourning the loss of the young man who would have turned 19 today, if not for a fatal crash Sunday.

Honoring '42' comes slowly in legend's hometown  CNN International

The small Georgia city of Cairo is honoring hometown legend Jackie Robinson. But it hasn't always been that way.

Renovation plans under way for Southside Elementary School  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — If the walls of the historic auditorium at Southside Elementary School could talk, they would tell of small children giggling as they share secrets, teens ...

Bainbridge vs. Cairo – Coach Littleton breaks down the football matchup  Sowega Live

The Bainbridge High School Bearcats and the Cairo High School Syrupmakers will play their annual rivalry football game on Friday night at Cairo's West ...

Georgia freshman Walter Grant draws raves from veteran teammate Davin Bellamy  DawgNation

ATHENS — OK, just to be clear, and Davin Bellamy wanted this clear: He is definitely not comparing freshman linebacker Walter Grant to — no, he is certainly ...

Friends remember him as a leader, hard working  Valdosta Daily Times

A tragic incident apparently involving a train claimed the life of a Valdosta State University student in the early hours of Friday morning.

Where to Find Local Fireworks Shows  WCTV

Georgia: Bainbridge, GA Cheney Griffin Park - Jason Aldean performs at 8:15 p.m. There will be fireworks over the Flint River at 9:30 p.m. Food vendors arrive at ...

Cairo's Koby Pyrz to walk-on at Georgia  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Koby Pyrz waited out the college recruitment experience and ended up with an offer to play at his dream school, the University of Georgia.

Braves hoping to build on success  The Union-Recorder

Believe it or not baseball season has begun, and the Baldwin Braves are hoping to build on last season's successes that were leaps and bounds better than ...

Signing Day Preview 2017 |

February 1, 2017 is the first day that student-athletes who intend to play football in college can sign national letters of intent (NLIs) with colleges and universities ...

CCHS dominates welding contest  Moultrie Observer

Colquitt County High School hosted a welding competition Feb. 10. Fifty-four students from eight area high schools competed. The competition was sponsored ...

Funeral services for Jarrell McClenny are Friday  Cairo Messenger

Services for John Jarrell McClenny, Jr., 58, of Cairo, GA,will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA.

Keown feels destined to serve | Local News  Times-Enterprise

COOLIDGE — Dr. Kathy Keown does not like to be idle.

Leadership event unites students in DC | Local News  Times-Enterprise

When 1700 of America's best and brightest students recently gathered for one week in the nation's capital, they overwhelmingly agreed it was the experience of ...

Memorial service to be held Friday for William L. Oliver Jr.  Cairo Messenger

William Lewis Oliver, Jr. Dec. 26, 1930 - Feb. 4, 2015. South Georgia lost a valuable citizen, father, educator, and minister on February 4, 2015, when William ...

UGA football legend, Miami Dolphins star Bill Stanfill dies

University of Georgia All-American, Outland Trophy winner and College Hall of Fame inductee Bill Stanfill died Thursday night in Albany.

Littleton named BHS football coach - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

The Decatur County Board of Education announced the hiring of a new head football coach for Bainbridge High School. The Bearcats' new head coach is Jeff ...

Cairo native serving in Navy participates in special reunion  Sowega Live

A 2011 Cairo High School graduate and Cairo native serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event which reunited *service* members ...

National Signing Day: Where local prep athletes are going to college  WCTV

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- It's National Signing Day! Here are where area prep athletes are going to college. WCTV will have the latest updates as high ...

Homelessness hides | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — When people imagine the face of a homeless person, they usually see the dirty face of a hobo out on the street corner begging for money.

[LIST] 4th of July fireworks shows in our area  WCTV

We've got the details on some of the local fireworks shows taking place this 4th of July holiday!

Train death investigation still open  V Spectator

Investigators have ruled out foul play in the death of VSU student James “Jake” Elkins, who was killed by a train a week before the fall semester began in August, ...

Syrupmaker reaches career milestone  Times-Enterprise

Cairo High School recognized Syrupmaker senior Stacy Masten at halftime of the girl's basketball game Feb. 3 for a milestone reached in career scoring.

Valdosta Couple Honors Son by Giving to Others  WTXL ABC 27

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) - A Valdosta couple has been traveling across south Georgia to present scholarships to students in honor their son. James Eunice ...

Bill Stringer, 1932-2017  Columbia Daily Tribune

William “Bill” Cecil Stringer, 84, of Rocheport, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics. Friends will be ...

From small towns to Sanford Stadium, Kirby Smart is the same man he was back when  Sowega Live

If you live in Bainbridge and you're on Facebook, you've probably seen the above picture--Kirby Smart, who is said to be the University of Georgia's choice for its ...

MLB draft preview: UGA baseball recruiting class expected to stay nearly intact despite likely losing top prospect  Online Athens

The Major League Baseball draft can put college coaches on edge because of the possibility best-laid recruiting plans could take damaging hits.Georgia's Scott ...

Thomasville couple featured in HGTV show premiere | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — A Thomasville couple and their restored home are among the subjects to be featured on “Saving America,” a show premiering on HGTV ...

State champions share stories - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

Stories and rememberances of the Bainbridge High School Bearcats 1982 state class AAA football championship season were numerous Friday night.

Southern Regional Technical College Merger is Complete  Sowega Live

July 2, 2015 marked the first official day of operation for Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). Since the announcement of the merger of Moultrie ...

Bainbridge Bearcats welcome new football coaches - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

Bainbridge High School Bearcats head football coach Jeff Littleton has added four new assists to his Bearcats coaching staff. They include former Bearcat Joe ...

Band director: Outstanding camp gets 50th Regiment off to great start  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – The Colquitt County High School 50th Regiment Band's school year got started with what its director calls an outstanding camp over the ...

Dogs off the Leash: Former UGA fullback among superintendent finalists, Moreno finally getting healthy  Red and Black

After helping the 1976 Georgia football team to a Southeastern Conference Championship, Al Pollard graduated from Georgia and dedicated much of his time to ...

Sentell’s Intel: Major UGA target Walter Grant is now on commitment watch for Friday  DawgNation

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That's what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. We'll cover the news and which way this 4-star or ...

2017 Fourth of July events in the region | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

Note: The following list only includes events happening in the SunLight Project coverage area from July 2-4. Many communities hosted Independence Day ...

Update 2013 Miss Georgia Pageant's final preliminary night begins  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

7:39 p.m.: The Miss Georgia Dancers are back on stage, followed by the Georgia's Outstanding Teen contestants. They are dressed in short, poofy dresses with ...

Bearcats' Coach Littleton Speaks at Chamber Luncheon  Sowega Live

According to Bainbridge Bearcats Coach Jeff Littleton, expectations are high for this year's football team. Coach Jeff Littleton spoke at the Bainbridge Decatur ...

Bob Bell, 6th Congressional District candidate: 'I am the most qualified...with 32 years of federal service'  The Times-Picayune - | The Times-Picayune asked all 11 of the candidates running for the 6th Congressional District to fill out a standard questionnaire outlining their ...

Former NFL player to lead Christmas parade - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

Bright seasonal lights will illuminate Shotwell Street on Thursday, Dec. 13, when Bainbridge's Christmas parade rolls along bringing a long line of festive, ...

Bainbridge boys place 2nd in region track meet; girls also perform well  Sowega Live

The Bainbridge boys and girls' track teams competed at the Region 1-AAAA track meet on Friday and Saturday. The BHS boys' team finished 2nd out of 11 ...

Gardners called to Christian service | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Nancy and Milton Gardner's marriage was arranged in heaven.

Georgia Southern's safety J.J. Wilcox taken by the Cowboys in the third round  Savannah Morning News

Georgia Southern safety J.J. Wilcox conducted an individual workout for the Dallas Cowboys after the college football season. The Cowboys must have liked ...

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