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Cairo celebrates Dr. King with community parade  WCTV

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



Throwback uniforms mark Jackie Robinson's 100th in rural Georgia  Valdosta Daily Times

CAIRO, Ga. — The Cairo High School Syrupmakers baseball team in rural south Georgia joined the Jackie Robinson Boys & Girls Club to celebrate the ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



Cairo High School stages mock crash prior to prom  WCTV

Cairo High School staged a mock crash days before prom.



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

CAIRO — The hallways are quiet at Cairo High School.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



RESTAURANTS REMAIN CLOSED SECOND DAY, BOIL WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT  Cairo Messenger

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 ...



Cairo-Grady Chamber happenings | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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



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'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.



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.



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 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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 alumna takes over as girls basketball coach  Times-Enterprise

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



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'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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



[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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Teacher Remembers Teen Killed in Crash  WCTV

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



Local High School Band Director Arrested on Battery Charges  WCTV

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



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



FVSU Football Signs 32 Student-Athletes to National Letters of Intent  13WMAZ.com

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Life at Shands For South Georgia Teen Roy Gossett  WTXL ABC 27

The Children's Miracle Network is getting ready for an event to raise money for North Florida and South Georgia families.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Keown feels destined to serve | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Chattahoochee County getting new principals  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

New principals are preparing to lead Chattahoochee County's public schools.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



[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!



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Bob Bell, 6th Congressional District candidate: 'I am the most qualified...with 32 years of federal service'  The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune asked all 11 of the candidates running for the 6th Congressional District to fill out a standard questionnaire outlining their ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Track and field athletes from Bainbridge, Southwest Georgia to compete at state meet  Sowega Live

The boys' state track and field meet will be held May 14-16 at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson, Ga. View the Boys State Track Meet Schedule The following ...



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