Man drowns in Tallahala Creek

Pine Belt

A man drowned in Tallahala Creek Thursday,

Calhoun and Hebron volunteer fire departments were called out to Pruett Road after a man who had been swimming in the creek didn’t surface.

The fire departments and Jones County Sheriff’s Department took part in search and rescue efforts.

Crews recovered the body about an hour and a half after the initial call was made to 911.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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