Fri., April 26, 2013 9:52am
Authorities say students in one Georgia county will get an unexpected three-day weekend due to water problems in their schools. Twiggs County schools are closed Friday.
Mon., September 24, 2012 5:00am
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded grant money to two middle Georgia counties to implement an initiative to reduce violent gang and gun crimes.
Thu., March 15, 2012 10:30am
Head Start agencies in 13 central Georgia counties will offer free testing for lead poisoning to children enrolled in the programs. The testing is being provided because the area has the state's highest incidence of lead poisoning of young children.
Tue., December 27, 2011 2:44pm
Some wildlife advocates are expressing concerns about bear hunting in central Georgia, saying too many of the animals are being killed by hunting. Authorities say 34 bears were killed Nov. 12, half of them females, and all in an area near Tarversville in Twiggs County.
Wed., November 23, 2011 6:41am
A company says it will build a renewable energy electric generation plant in Twiggs County, creating about 150 jobs. WGS Energy Group LLC President and CEO Bret Warren says the plant will be the first of its kind, utilizing technology that reduces most emissions to undetectable levels.
Mon., August 29, 2011 8:15am
Federal officials have finished sweeping former military site for military ordinances. Survey cost 3-million dollars. Cleanup could take eight years.
Tue., July 27, 2010 2:04pm
An elderly couple was found dead in the yard of their farm in Cochran on Saturday. A third person died Monday in Twiggs County after suffering a heart attack. The coroner says heat was a factor. Health officials are telling people to drink fluids, check on the elderly, and stay inside.
Fri., April 2, 2010 3:19pm
The Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission says Twiggs County Probate J
Fri., March 26, 2010 2:58pm
Middle Georgia superintendents say changes are coming to Georgia classrooms
Mon., January 25, 2010 1:57pm
Twiggs County Probate Judge Kenneth Fowler will appear before the Commissio