Local Forestry Service professionals named Outstanding Agency of the Year

STAFF REPORT ::: Six area professionals with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) have received special recognition for their exemplary performance with the state agency. Ranger Jonathan Butts and Ranger Adam Edmondson, of Thomaston, Ranger Geoffery Dean, of Yatesville, Ranger Tyler Mameli, of Williamson, Ranger Kolby Lynch and Chief Ranger Jeffery Kenerly, both of Zebulon, are […]

ALERT: Western Spalding County fire jumps Shoal Creek; is now approaching homes

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A large fire burning in the western portion of Spalding County has now jumped Shoal Creek and is approaching a residential area. According to Spalding County Assistant County Manager Eric Mosley, personnel of the Spalding County Fire Department and the Georgia Forestry Commission are actively working to extinguish the fire. “What’s […]