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Oconee Regional CFO Brenda Qualls resigns


Oconee Regional Medical Center's Chief Financial Officer Brenda Qualls announced her resignation Friday.

According to a news release, after eight years, Qualls' last day will be September 18.

"She has proven to be an effective leader and a very dedicated and loyal employee," Interim CEO Randy Hoover said in a statement. "Brenda agreed to step up at a difficult time and served as acting CEO prior to my arrival. She brought a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be greatly missed."

Hoover said Qualls is resigning for personal reasons.

ORMC Board chairman David Grossclose said he can't thank her enough for all she has done for the hospital.

"Her tireless efforts especially over the last three most financially trying years have been inspiring," he said. Grossclose.

Hoover says Qualls is resigning for personal reasons.

Man found with multiple stab wounds in Milledgeville


A man was found with multiple stab wounds around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Earnest Byner Street in Milledgeville.

According to a Facebook post from the Milledgeville Police Department, when deputies arrived, the man was laying on the ground with multiple stab wounds to his back, head and arms.

Emergency medical services took him to Oconee Regional Center for treatment. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

Several witnesses spoke to officers who were able to I.D. suspects. Deputies went to a home, located off Allen Memorial Drive and arrested two suspects.

No information regarding the victim's or suspects' identities has been released at this time.

GCSU warns of safety after alleged off-campus sexual assault


A Georgia College and State University student was allegedly sexually assaulted Sunday just before 3 a.m. at College Station Apartments on North Wilkinson Street in Milledgeville.

According to an incident report from the Milledgeville Police Department, the student told deputies she gave two men a ride home, and they asked if they could stay the night. The report states the woman said yes, and while she was sleeping, they began to fondle her and proceeded to rape her.

The woman was taken to Oconee Regional Medical Center for treatment. 

She gave investigators descriptions of the men and their vehicle.

According to a news release, GCSU Public Safety and the Milledgeville Police Department are jointly investigating the case.

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Georgia College students feel unsafe after drive-by shootings


Students at Georgia College in Milledgeville started classes on Monday, but education isn't the only thing on their minds.

Georgia College's campus is hustling and bustling with students kicking off their first week of classes. But some students say they feel uneasy after drive-by shootings have shaken the surrounding community.

Fatal Milledgeville shooting could be linked to drive-bys


Milledgeville Police Department Major John Davis says a fatal shooting could be linked to the recent drive-by shootings in Milledgeville.

The shooting happened June 14 near Soul Masters Diner on North Glynn Street at about 2 a.m.

 

 

One man, 21 year-old Diquan Key, died and three others were wounded and taken to area hospitals.

Two other men, Kelvin Byron and Justice Grace were treated and released for minor injuries.

Davis says they're still investigating and no arrests have been made.

Since the fatal shooting, there have been 14 drive-by shootings in the area since July 14. Two people have been injured in the shootings.

Milledgeville residents fearful after new drive-bys


 

Claire Davis spoke with several residents about the rash of shootings. They say people are apprehensive and investigators are looking into gang connections.