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Athletic department suffers budget woes after season of lackluster ticket sales

A reported $60,000 loss in revenue from ticket sales during the 2019 Cairo High School Syrupmaker football season has put the C.H.S. athletic department in a budget crunch and the Grady County Board of Education has been asked to provide financial aid. On Tuesday night at the January meeting of the Grady County Board of…

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High school student allegedly had unloaded handgun at school

Cairo High School was placed in safety mode Thursday morning when school officials were notified that a student on campus could be in possession of a firearm. At approximately 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, Cairo High School Principal Chris Lokey reports that he was advised by members of the Grady County School System Police Department…

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Camilla teen charged in theft of City of Cairo truck

The City of Cairo and Cairo Police are investigating the theft of two city vehicles over the weekend. The first truck was found abandoned in a roadway down the street from the “city barn” where city vehicles are kept. The would-be thief of that 1995 Ford F-150 had crashed the truck through the chain-link fencing…

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