Woman facing child exploitation charge after Pike County TikTok video goes viral

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Kylie Strickland has been arrested in connection with a TikTok video in which she allegedly exposed her breasts to minor children. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday concluded its investigation into numerous complaints filed against 30-year-old Strickland, of Lagrange. Authorities say Strickland was at a Pike County residence when she […]

Griffin man struck, killed on interstate after wreck, alleged altercation with officer

STAFF REPORT ::: A Griffin man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed Sunday night in an incident on Interstate 75 in Monroe County. Authorities say 25-year-old Markel Dezman Matthews died after a wreck and alleged altercation with an off-duty officer of the Glynn County Police Department. “(The) preliminary investigation shows that Matthews struck the […]

Governor: COVID-19 quarantine facility under construction in Monroe County

STAFF REPORT ::: Governor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health have announced that a COVID-19 quarantine facility is under construction on the Georgia Public Safety Training Center campus in Monroe County. Officials say this area is for persons who test positive for COVID-19 and are unable to self-isolate. This quarantine facility will […]