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Revised policy requires only 24 hour notice to address school board

June 9, 2021

The Grady County Board of Education has placed several new policies on the table for public inspection prior to adopting them at the July board meeting. The proposed new policies are necessary to bring the local school district’s policies in compliance with state law. One of the policies up for a vote next month will…

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Small number of Grady Countians have been vaccinated for COVID-19

June 9, 2021

In the last six months as the free COVID-19 vaccine has become more readily available, there is still less than seven percent of the Grady County population that is fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 24,540 Grady County residents, only 1,649 of us have gotten either both of the two-shot…

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No arrest yet in local murder case

June 9, 2021

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations and local law enforcement are continuing their probe into the May 10 shooting death of Derrick Herring of Cairo. Jamy Steinberg, G.B.I. special agent in charge, says, “Still interviewing and identifying witnesses in this case. We have not made any arrests to this point. We are getting cooperation from the…

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