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Cairo Newsbeat | Local News  Times-Enterprise

Tickets on sale for NAACP banquet. Grady County NAACP is holding its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Grady Senior Center ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Cairo High School class of 2019 receives diplomas  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Nearly 280 Syrupmakers walked across the field of West Thomas Stadium to receive their diplomas as part of Cairo High School's graduation ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Cairo High practices severe weather drills  WALB

CAIRO, GA (WALB) - Southwest Georgians are no stranger to the damages severe weather can cause. On Wednesday, Cairo High School administrators gave ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Hurricane and tornado-ravaged community still working to recover  WCTV

By: Noelani Mathews | WCTV Eyewitness News July 24, 2019. CAIRO, Ga. (WCTV) -- Four months after a tornado hit down in Cairo, *fresh* dirt lots serve as ...

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.

Grady County prepares to celebrate Jackie Robinson's 100th birthday  WTXL ABC 27

GRADY COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Baseball great Jackie Robinson would have been 100-years-old Thursday and organizations in Grady County are gearing up ...

Cairo celebrates Dr. King with community parade  WCTV

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Academy opens doors of medicine to South Ga. high school students  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — Sixteen 10th, 11th and 12th grade students from Cairo High School in Cairo and Colquitt County High School in Norman Park recently ...

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.

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, ...

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. According to Superintendent Kermit Gilliard, a pellet gun was ...

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

CAIRO — The hallways are quiet at Cairo High School.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Mayor's new agenda — classroom teacher | Education  Times-Enterprise

CAIRO — Teachers in Grady County are back in their classrooms this week in preparation for the 2019-20 school year, and their newest colleague is Cairo ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Rogers: Padded camps big reason Georgia HS football so successful  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE – Several head football coaching changes took place at the high school level in Georgia this offseason. It can explain why an unexpected name ...

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

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

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.

Fourth of July: Where to go to celebrate  WALB

WALB has compiled a list of Fourth of July events across Southwest Georgia.

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 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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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.

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 enjoys fireworks for first time since 2009  WALB-TV

After seven long years, residents in Cairo will finally have a Fourth of July fireworks show again.

Cairo-Grady Chamber happenings | Local News  Times-Enterprise

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

Cairo's Ron Best relieved of duties  Times-Enterprise

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

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

We've got a list of the local fireworks shows and 4th of July festivities taking place in our area this 4th of July holiday!

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.

Diamondbacks take Cairo's Hancock in 38th round | Local Sports  Times-Enterprise

Former Cairo High School baseball ace pitcher Emerson Hancock was selected in the 38th round of Major League Baseball's first-year player draft by the ...

From Small Town to Big Dream: The Success of Emerson Hancock  University of Georgia

Knowing the potential of this year's baseball team, UGA has that opportunity that Hancock talked about. The last time Georgia was in the national championship ...

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 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 ...

[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 ...

Teacher Remembers Teen Killed in Crash  WCTV

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

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 ...

Interactive: Georgia Milestones 2018-19 test scores  WALB

(WALB) - The test scores are in for South Georgia. The Georgia Department of Education released the 2018-19 Georgia Milestones test results Friday.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Local High School Band Director Arrested on Battery Charges  WCTV

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

Cairo alumna takes over as girls basketball coach  Times-Enterprise

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Memorial service set for County Administrator Rusty Moye  Cairo Messenger

Memorial services for Russell Craig “Rusty” Moye, 64, of Cairo, GA, will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, 2012, at the First United Methodist ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Funeral services for Judge Willard H. Chason are Saturday  Cairo Messenger

Services for Judge Willard Henry Chason, 89, of Cairo, GA, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Cairo, GA.

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.

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.

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 ...

Live scores from this weekend’s Chattahoochee Valley high school football games  Ledger-Enquirer

Find live local high school football coverage for all Chattahoochee Valley games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected with ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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