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Lockdown lifted at Cairo High School following reported social media threat  WCTV

The Grady County School District says the lockdown at Cairo High School has been lifted and students are being released for the day.



After school activities canceled due to threat at Cairo High School  WCTV

After school activities at Cairo High School have been canceled, according to the Grady County School District, after a threat was reported by phone to the ...



Two students charged following threats made at Cairo High  WCTV

A 16-year-old female Cairo High School student and a 14-year-old male Washington Middle School student have been charged with disrupting public school ...



Local News Cairo High School's renovated vocational center back open for students, faculty Jennifer Meyers 5  WTXL ABC 27

After more than two years of planning, building, and renovating, Cairo High School is able to use their Vocational Center once again.



Grady County Schools launches police force in wake of recent threats  WCTV

Grady County Schools has started something completely new this year that you won't see in any surrounding school system. It's a tactic administrators say is an ...



Cairo High School evacuated due to pepper spray incident  WCTV

Students at Cairo High School were sent home from class early on Thursday due to an incident involving pepper spray.



Cairo High School student in jail, accused of making terroristic threat  WALB

Thursday evening a Cairo High School student is in jail after police said he threatened to shoot another student with a gun he brought to school.



CHS student who made social media could be charged  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Charges are pending and disciplinary action will be taken against the Cairo High School student who allegedly made a threatening post on social ...



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 Culinary Arts Program catering annual banquet  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - Helping a younger generation figure out what they want to be when they graduate! Thanks to a new program in Cairo, businesses are ...



Police chief: Cairo, GA hit harder by Sunday's storms than Hurricane Michael  KAIT

Cairo residents are waking up Monday morning to a lot of destruction from Sunday evening's strong winds.



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 Teen Arrested for Terroristic Threats  ValdostaToday.com

CAIRO, GA – A Cairo High School student has been arrested for threatening a fellow student with a gun he carried on campus Thursday. Stacy Burks, 17, has ...



Set sail for the “South Pacific” at Cairo High School this weekend  Cairo Messenger

Truett Hendrix (Emile De Becque) and Georgia Taylor (Ensign Nellie Forbush) will perform in South Pacific at Cairo High School this weekend. The Cairo High ...



UPDATE: Phone call leads to another CHS lockdown  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Cairo High School was locked down once again Monday afternoon after school officials received a threatening phone call from an unidentified ...



Cairo High practices severe weather drills  WALB

On Wednesday, Cairo High School administrators gave students the necessary tools to protect themselves during severe weather.



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 ...



It's a home run of a day — Cairo High pays tribute to Robinson  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — The Cairo High School Syrupmakers baseball team celebrated the centennial of hometown baseball hero Jackie Robinson with a public intra-squad ...



Whigham principal among staff members retiring this year  Cairo Messenger

A large slate of educators are retiring from Grady County Schools at the end of this school year, including a principal, a school psychologist and many longtime ...



Thomas hired as new School Resource Officer at Shiver  Cairo Messenger

The Grady County Board of Education has now hired the second member of its new police force. On the recommendation of Shiver Elementary School Principal ...



Pellet gun found at Grady Educational Center, Cairo High lockdown due to misunderstanding  WALB-TV

A lockdown at a Grady County school was due to a misunderstanding.



Syrupmakers sending four to college ranks | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Four Cairo High School football players signed with their future college teams Wednesday.



Cairo celebrates Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday  WALB

April 1947 will always be remembered as the time when Jackie Robinson broke the racial barrier is the sports world.



Falcons sign former Cairo, Georgia Southern star safety  WCTV

The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Cairo High School and Georgia Southern star J.J. Wilcox to a one-year contract.



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.



CHS student charged with threatening another student | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — A Cairo High School student was taken into custody Monday when police say he threatened another student with a weapon on school grounds.



Cairo celebrates Dr. King with community parade  WCTV

Monday, the Cairo community came together in a big way to celebrate Dr. King.



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.



Cairo dream season continues this week | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — The hallways are quiet at Cairo High School.



Cairo High School stages mock crash prior to prom  WCTV

Cairo High School staged a mock crash days before prom.



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.



Nivel to host Job Fair here Tuesday – The Cairo Messenger  Cairo Messenger

Nivel Parts & Manufacturing Co., LLC is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and creating upwards of 60 new jobs here in the Madjax distribution center ...



Governor to visit Cairo, Nivel next week  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Governor Brian Kemp plans to visit Cairo on Friday, May 10 to tour the new Nivel Parts & Manufacturing facility.



Nivel Parts to expand, bring more than 50 jobs to Grady County  The Albany Herald

Established in 1968, Nivel Parts and Manufacturing is headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla. Nivel will expand their U.S. manufacturing operations to Cairo, ...



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 ...



STORM RECOVERY UPDATE  Cairo Messenger

GRADY COUNTY EMA Director Richard Phillips and first responders have continued to meet and respond in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael from the ...



A national hero from Cairo turns 100 | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — A century ago in Cairo, Jackie Robinson was born.



Damage extensive but injuries light from tornado | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Local officials are still calculating the extent of the damage from a tornado that touched down Sunday night in Cairo.



Albany lends helping hand to Cairo following tornado  WALB

Albany is extending some of its “Good Life” to Cairo in the wake of a tornado strike that devastated the Syrup City.



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.



Company with plans to expand hosts job fair  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Nivel Parts and Manufacturing Company hosted a job fair Tuesday at Cairo High School's College and Career Academy.



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 High School Celebrates Black History  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - Cairo High School is set to make history this month by holding its first-ever black history program. According to the high school, The Black ...



Former Atlanta Brave sliding into town for FCA fundraiser  Cairo Messenger

THE SLIDE is Bream's famous play, which allowed the Braves to continue to the World Series. Photo courtesy of Sid Bream. Former major leaguer Sid Bream ...



Good Samaritans 'dressed to the nines': Cairo mayor saves Tallahassee man after car wreck  Tallahassee.com

On his way home last Sunday from his wife's sixtieth birthday at a nearby campground, William Smith blacked out while driving south on State Road 157.



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.



Next Class of Yellow Jackets Gets Admission Decisions  Georgia Tech News Center

As Regular Decision notifications were released March 9, Georgia Tech reported another record for applications, with a total of 36936 students having applied ...



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 ...



Georgia Tech Grad Plays Fight Song on His Mortarboard  Georgia Tech News Center

Music has always been a passion for me,” says new Georgia Tech graduate Nathan Batey. Batey grew up in rural Whigham, Georgia, a four-hour drive south of ...



Grady County officials working to correct garbage issues  WALB

After the closing of the Cairo landfill, Grady County residents say overflowing trash is becoming a big problem.



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.



First ever black history program held at Cairo High School  WALB-TV

Friday was history in the making at Cairo High School. The first ever black history program was held. Every student from the school packed into the gym early ...



Colquitt County bands shine at competition | Ga Fl News  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt County director of bands Liz Savage believes that once one creates quality, quantity will follow. After strong performances at the ...



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

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



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 ...



Cairo High School Evacuation Caused by Vinegar Spill  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, GA (WTXL) - Cairo High School was evacuated Friday because of what police originally believed could have a chemical spill in the area.



Storms likely Friday | Local News  Times-Enterprise

The National Weather *Service* is forecasting a line of severe storms to move through southwest Georgia early Friday.



Suspect hits deputy with car | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation into shooting Tuesday involving a Thomas County Sheriff's Office deputy.



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 ...



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's Ron Best relieved of duties  Times-Enterprise

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



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.



Miss Anderson to wed Mr. Treuden - The Post-Searchlight  Post Searchlight

Miss Anderson to wed Mr. Treuden. Lorna Olivia Anderson and Jeffrey Dylan Treuden are announcing their engagement and approaching marriage on April 27.



Cairo diving into region play off open week  Times-Enterprise

COLUMBUS — The Cairo Syrupmakers are itching to get back on the field. Having two weeks to ruminate on two close losses might do that.



THS Bulldogs hold BullPups camp | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville High School football team held its annual BullPups program for elementary school-aged football players.



Cairo-Grady Chamber happenings | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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



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 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 ...



AMA to host Congressional Student Art reception | Features  The Albany Herald

High school students in the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia have until April 10 to submit artwork for the 37th Annual Congressional Art Competition.



Thomasville City City Schools to remain closed | Education  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville City Schools will not return to normal schedule when fall break ends.



Steve DeVoursney to be next Cairo coach  Times-Enterprise

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



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 ...



[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 ...



Second superintendent departs a Columbus area school district in less than one month  Ledger-Enquirer

For the second time in less than a month, a Columbus area school district superintendent has departed. David McCurry has retired as Chattahoochee County's ...



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 ...



Prowler strikes again, leaves bedding | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — A woman who said she reported a prowler looking in a window at her home several months ago has a bigger prowler problem now.



Police warn about cop impersonators | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — The person impersonating a cop at a Thomasville residence got away, perhaps not realizing he committed a felony.



Teacher Remembers Teen Killed in Crash  WCTV

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



Lawsuit served on Grady commissioners, administrator | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Three Grady County commissioners and the county's administrator were named in a lawsuit, filed in Grady County Superior Court, after a former ...



Scholar program welcomes new members  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Thirty-eight high school juniors and seniors were recently welcomed into the Valdosta State University Sullivan Scholar Program.



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.



Cairo Boy Dies After His Skateboard Hits Car  WCTV

UPDATE - Nov. 16, 2011. Family and friends said goodbye to the Cairo high school student who was killed when he was hit by a car over the weekend.



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 ...



Hugans: Experience reveals areas for growth | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Melvin Hugans — reinstated Tuesday as Harper Elementary School principal — encourages the community to help Harper become a better ...



Mercer, Jackets take pitcher's duel to go to 7-0 | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

Thomas County Central baseball team traveled to Bainbridge on Tuesday, defeating the Bearcats 3-2 to push their record to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the region.



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 ...



Local High School Band Director Arrested on Battery Charges  WCTV

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



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 ...



Country House wins the Run for the Roses | National Sports  Times-Enterprise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security led all the way in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, only to become the first winner disqualified for interference in the ...



Funeral services for Jarrell McClenny are Friday – The Cairo Messenger  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.



CNS cable rates increase Friday | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — CNS cable television rates will increase Friday by about 7 percent. "The rate increases are solely due to what we pay our *service* providers," ...



Cairo alumna takes over as girls basketball coach  Times-Enterprise

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



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

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - Driving through Cairo, you can't help but notice the importance of syrup. The cane syrup company responsible for a lot of that, the ...



Police quickly nab burglary suspects | Local News  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — A man told police he heard people talking and glass breaking at a house, which also serves as a charitable organization's office, in the 400 ...



Emerson Hancock shines for grandmother in first collegiate pitching performance  Red and Black

Before Georgia pitcher Emerson Hancock made his first collegiate start on Saturday against Georgia Southern, he knelt in the dirt.



Special population swimmers earn medals at the YMCA  Times-Enterprise

Special Population swimmers completed another successful year of swim at the Thomasville YMCA under the direction of longtime volunteer Jack Howell.



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

CAIRO, GA (WALB) - 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 ...



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 ...



Bainbridge vs. Cairo – Pictures from Twitter  Sowega Live

Share a picture or score update by mentioning @sowegalive on Twitter! Rest in peace!!!!! pic.twitter.com/mkOYg8DwTw — Jack (@jacklynhill0118) November 7, ...



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