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Sheriff giving up one vehicle a year to purchase new Tasers and body cams

Grady County Sheriff Harry Young has agreed to settle for three new vehicles annually rather than four in order to free up public funds to finance the purchase of new Tasers and body cameras for his office. The sheriff and members of his staff, Abby Hall and Daniel Singletary, appeared before the county commission to…

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JDA decides to construct smaller spec building

The Grady County Joint Development Authority is pushing forward with plans to construct a new speculative building in Milestone Industrial Park, but on Tuesday the authority decided to scale back the size of the structure. Originally, the authority was contemplating a 40,000 square foot spec building, but after a recent meeting with representatives of the…

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Local trio swept up in federal drug raid last week

Three Cairo men are behind bars, arrested last week during a federal drug investigation here that also included the arrest of a Thomasville man. Federal, state and local officers executed search warrants at the homes of five addresses in Cairo and one in Thomasville on Wednesday, June 12. During the searches, officers confiscated drugs, weapons,…

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