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Geico Road Race to Benefit Special Olympics

Geico Road Race to Benefit Special Olympics

A benefit for the Georgia Special Olympics, The Geico 5K Road Race, is set for Saturday, March 3rd. 

The fun starts at 9 a.m.

For more information, call Becky Pruitt at 478-986-6809.

Special Olympics serves Baldwin, Crawford, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Putnam, Twiggs, Upson and Wilkinson Counties.

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Sheriff's Office Open House to Feature Tours, Demonstrations

Sheriff's Office Open House to Feature Tours, Demonstrations

 

JEFFERSONVILLE, GA -- The Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting Open House this weekend.  Saturday Feb. 11th from 10am is until 2 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office in Jeffersonville. 

Please come out to meet and greet your local law enforcement.  Bring the children. 

There will be K-9 demonstrations, a tour of our offices, a tour of the equipment used such as the DUI trailer, the hazmat trailer, crime scene van, CSU quick response truck, CSU and patrol units, Sheriff’s hazmat tanker used by the fire departments, Twiggs County fire truck, GBI crime scene unit will be on hand as well as the Department of Natural Resources.

Free child safety seat inspections and demonstrations will be given.

The new Sheriff’s Office annex that houses the E911 center, records, crime lab, investigations, medical, and command staff will be open to the public with tours.

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office raffle

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office raffle

The Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office will be raffling off a Remington Model 887 Nitro Mag 12 gage.  28 in barrel, 2 ¾ to 3 ½ in chamber, fiber optic sights. 

Tickets are $5 and the raffle will be on March 1st 2011. 

If you are interested in purchasing tickets please contact Major Jamie McDaniel at 478-955-9164 or Carolyn Lucas will have some on hand inside the records section in the Sheriff's Office annex building beside the jail. 

Sunrise Over Twiggs

Sunrise Over Twiggs

Yesterday's sunrise was so beautiful here at school I was very glad that I had my camera with me. 

A Prescription Is Not a License to Drive Impaired

A Prescription Is Not a License to Drive Impaired

A prescription does not give you a license to drive impaired. 

The nation has seen a decline in the numbers of people killed or injured as a result of drunk driving.

But it is now time that we recognize and address the similar dangers that can occur with drugged driving.

Prescription drugs have grown to the second most abused type of drug in the country after marijuana, according to the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Friends of the Sheriff's Office Meeting

Friends of the Sheriff's Office Meeting

 

There will be a Friends Of the Twiggs County Sherrif's Office Meeting January 5th at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Sheriff's Office Annex.  Please come out and support your deputies in all of the hard work they do protecting our county and keeping us safe.