Tag Archives: Thomasville

GBI: Robert Carter II Charged with Murder in Shirey Case

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has added to the long list of charges brought against Robert Carter II in the bizarre and twisted case of Deanna Shirey’s disappearance and murder.  Carter has now been officially charged with malice murder and concealing the death of another in Shirey’s death, along with felony charges that include kidnapping, aggravated assault and… Read More »

TIMELINE: The Case of Deanna Shirey – A Thomasville Woman Missing for More than a Week Now *UPDATED 7/13/18*

Deanna Shirey, a 70 year old resident of Thomasville was reported missing by her family on Monday, July 2 after they weren’t able to get in touch with her that day.  Since then, a lot has happened.  A family was held hostage in Ochlocknee.  A multi-agency manhunt paralyzed a community for several days.  A suspect was arrested and… Read More »

Flowers Foods Offering Veterans a Chance to Win $75k Towards Distribution Franchise

Wonder Bread, a brand owned by Thomasville based Flowers Foods, Inc, is sponsoring a contest to award $75,000 to 2 veterans to be used towards the purchase of a Flowers Baked Goods Distribution Franchise in the United States. The contest started at 12 a.m. on July 4th and runs until 11:59 p.m. on August 15th and is open… Read More »

Thomas County Elementary School Evacuated Thursday Due to Diesel Spill

Garrison-Pilcher Elementary School in Thomasville was evacuated and closed Thursday due to a diesel spill in the area that caused a strong odor on the school’s campus. According to facebook post, the Thomas County School System stated that the diesel spill occurred at the Murphy Oil Station at the intersection of Hall Road and Highway 319 and the… Read More »

ELECTION RESULTS – November 7, 2017 General Election

Below is a compiled list of UNOFFICIAL election results from southwest Georgia for the November 7, 2017 General Election: Key: *Italics denotes winner DECATUR COUNTY/BAINBRIDGE: Bainbridge Mayor: *Edward Reynolds: 574 votes (96.31%) Write In: 22 votes (3.69%) Bainbridge Alderman P1 (at large): *Glennie Bench: 520 votes (97.20%) Write In: 15 votes (2.80%) Bainbridge Alderman P2 – DA Jacob… Read More »