Around Our Area: Lee County, Colquitt County looking to move on after scuffle on football field

Lee County School System Athletic Director Rob Williams and Colquitt County AD Kevin Giddens are engaged in discussions to limit fallout from an incident during their game Friday night which resulted in two members of the Lee County sideline chain gang and a Colquitt assistant coach being escorted from from the field by police officers.

#The game went into a lengthy delay with eight seconds left in the third quarter and the No. 1 Packers holding a 40-17 lead after a fight broke out on the Colquitt County sideline. The fight did not involve players, but Colquitt assistant coach Shawn Sutton was ejected as were two members of the chain gang. Read More at the Albany Herald

Thieves use mud to steal lawnmower

Thieves played dirty while taking a tractor from a Moultrie business Friday morning. This is the third time this year this has happened to the company. But they are confident that the outcome will be different this time.

Friday morning, an expensive mower was stolen from the store, when criminals covered camera lenses with mud. Keith Gay says that unlike the last two times he’s confident that they will find the people responsible. “You feel violated you feel terrible. Because you work hard you know to have a living and you know somebody just comes up and steals what you worked for.” Read More at WALB

More Southwest Georgia News Stories:

Moultrie Trucking Company Ships Bottled Water To South Carolina Flood Victims (WTXL)
Georgia’s Energy Assistance Program will delay opening by a month (Thomasville Times-Enterprise)
Meigs citizens mount effort to recall mayor
New EMV credit/debit cards gaining acceptance (Valdosta Today)

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