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Probe of alleged teacher misconduct wraps up, BOE to have called meeting

The Grady County Board of Education will convene a special called meeting today, Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m. to deal with a personnel matter, according to Grady County School Superintendent Dr. Kermit Gilliard. The called meeting follows an internal investigation by the superintendent and school system administrative staff into alleged misconduct by a school…

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Grand Jury issues 38 indictments this week

The September trial term of Grady Superior Court is taking place at the Grady County Courthouse through next week, and while District Attorney Joe Mulholland anticipates several trials, the Grady County Grand Jury has already indicted 38 cases this week. Among the suspects indicted is a 67-year-old Cairo man accused of stabbing to death Donald…

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Copeland shares concerns about upcoming election

Saying she had something she had to get off her chest Tuesday night, Grady County Commission Chairwoman LaFaye Copeland spoke out on issues regarding the upcoming Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum. “Something has been bothering me a lot since our last meeting,” Copeland said. She said, “people interpret things differently,” but she was…

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