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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.

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 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 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!

Cairo High practices severe weather drills  WALB

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

Police chief: Cairo, GA hit harder by Sunday's storms than Hurricane Michael  FOX 8 Live WVUE

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

Storm leaves a mark on Cairo | Ga Fl News  Times-Enterprise

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 dream season continues this week | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — The hallways are quiet at Cairo High School.

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 ...

Cairo High School stages mock crash prior to prom  WCTV

Cairo High School staged a mock crash days before prom.

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

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

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.

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 celebrates Dr. King with community parade  WCTV

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


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

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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 ...

Bream to speak at Grady FCA banquet | Local News  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — The Grady County Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host "A Night of Champions" fundraising banquet at the Grady Cultural Center on Feb.

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 ...


CITY CREWS were busy at work Wednesday morning making repairs to a 16-inch water main near the intersection of Horry Ave. N.E. and Airport Road N.E. that ...

Local students aim to 'Nourish Grady' with food truck  WTXL ABC 27

These culinary arts students will be giving back long after they graduate. Their plan? To feed the Grady County community.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Cairo's Ron Best relieved of duties  Times-Enterprise

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

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 ...

Career academy at Cairo High expected to be complete by June  WALB-TV

A $3 million construction project for a new career academy at Cairo High School is almost done. The school was one of three centers in the state chosen to ...

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-Grady Chamber happenings | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 Holds Mock Crash [GALLERY]  WCTV

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 Syrupmakers Varsity and JV baseball roundup  Sowega Live

Brick Kinni's effort not enough to carry Syrupmakers past Crisp Co. HS, 5-1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. R. H. E. CRSP 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 5 11 1 CAI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 Cairo lost ...

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 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.

Cairo alumna takes over as girls basketball coach  Times-Enterprise

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

Teacher Remembers Teen Killed in Crash  WCTV

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

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.

[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 ...

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 ...

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 Christmas Parade | Local News  Times-Enterprise

The annual Cairo Christmas Parade made its way through downtown Cairo on Tuesday evening. Weather forced a delay from its original date but it didn't ...

Rep. Bishop saves Cairo NJROTC  WALB-TV

The program at Cairo High School was one of 29 the Navy planned to close to save money. Congressman Sanford Bishop fought to save it.

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.

Local High School Band Director Arrested on Battery Charges  WCTV

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

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 ...

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.

Grady County schools receive $52,000 in laptops ordered by scammer  Sowega Live

Chris Guest, the IT professional who manages computers for Grady County Schools, knew something was up when 20 boxes from Dell showed up at Cairo High ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Braves and Blue Devils to square off for quarterfinal berth  The Union-Recorder

Friday's playoff win marked one game down, but there are still four to go if the Baldwin Braves are going to reach their ultimate goal.

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 Returns To The Community That Raised Him To Give Back  WTXL ABC 27

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - In 2004, Cliff Hammonds graduated from Cairo High School. The AAAA Player of the Year in Georgia his senior season, he went on to a ...

VSU Sullivan Scholar Program Welcomes 38 New Members  Valdosta State University News

Thirty-eight high school juniors and seniors were recently welcomed into the Valdosta State University Sullivan Scholar Program, which seeks to recruit and ...

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 ...

Bainbridge vs. Cairo – Coach Littleton breaks down the football...  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 ...

National Signing Day 2018: Tracking Valdosta State Signees  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.

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 ...

FVSU Football Signs 32 Student-Athletes to National Letters of Intent

With just under 55 players returning from last year's championship team, Fort Valley States' Head Coach, Kevin Porter has announced the signing of 32 ...

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 ...

Keown feels destined to serve | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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

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.

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

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

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 ...

CCHS dominates welding contest | Local News  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 ...

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.

Georgia football letterman Bill Stanfill dies at age 69  Red and Black

Georgia football lost one of its most accomplished lettermen on Thursday night. Former All-American and Outland Trophy winner Bill Stanfill died at his Albany, ...

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