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Arrest made in Decatur convenience store shooting

Decatur police have arrested a man in connection to a weekend shooting at the Busy Bee convenience store at 1019 19th Ave. SE. The shooting call came in shortly before noon Saturday. Officers say a male was shot once in the chest. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital and is expected to make a c

WAFF - 2017-11-16 22:14:54

Gemstone Foods is moving into vacant plant

FLORENCE - For the first time in nearly three years, there's activity at the old Hillshire Farms processing plant located on South Seminary Street. The facility has been purchased by Gemstone Foods LLC, which has an operation and headquarters in Decatur, and is owned by an equity company in Jackson,

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-17 06:15:00

Police: Man who fled scene of Beltline pileup jailed on bond revocations

A Decatur man police say caused a pileup involving 10 cars on Beltline Road near Old Moulton Road Southwest last week was jailed on two bond revocations Wednesday, jail records show. Steve Shackelford, 29, of 709 Vine St. N.W., was arrested on four charges, including felony leaving the scene of an

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-16 14:32:00

Decatur police searching for missing 72-year-old woman

Decatur police are searching for a woman who went missing after she left church Wednesday night. Charlotte Russell, 72, was last seen around 5:50 p.m. as she was leaving First Baptist Church in Decatur, police said. She was driving a white 2013 Honda CRV with tag number 52CY486, police said. There i

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-16 17:11:00

72-year-old reported missing in Decatur, last seen leaving church

A 72-year-old woman went missing after leaving church Wednesday night in Decatur. Charlotte Russell last was seen leaving First Baptist Church around 5:50 p.m., a Decatur police spokeswoman said in a news release. The church is at 123 Church St. N.E. Russell is described as 5 feet 6 inches and about

AL.COM - 2017-11-16 17:09:54

Decatur woman charged with stabbing at gas station

Decatur police charged a woman Thursday with a fight at a gas station that led to multiple woman being stabbed. Promise Genevea Sykes, 21, is charged with second-degree assault for the stabbing that happened Nov. 9 at Victory Fuels on west Moulton Street. Police said they responded to the stati

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-17 17:49:00

Man assaulted in fight dies in Decatur

A Decatur man has died following an assault earlier this month. The Decatur Police Department received a call of a disturbance Nov. 3 about 6 p.m. When they arrived they found a man injured and unconscious. The assault took place at the intersection of Olive and 16th Ave SE in Decatur, according t

HARTSELLE ENQUIRER - 2017-11-14 23:32:00

Two views of cleaning up Decatur

An area of Dry Creek cleaned up last week already had become trashy again Tuesday with water-borne debris, showing a potential need for a litter trap. [COURTESY PHOTO] A campaign organized by The Decatur Daily to make the city more attractive continued Tuesday with cleanup along the east banks of Dr

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-15 06:00:00

Alpharetta council OKs downtown hotel project

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Downtown Alpharetta will add another bright fixture to its growing list of stately buildings. The Alpharetta City Council approved a plan by Mayfair Street Partners to build a 119-room boutique hotel on just under one acre at 21 Milton Ave. The 6-1 vote came after nearly two hours

NORTHFULTON.COM - 2017-11-15 08:00:00

Police offer reward to find person who shot and killed dog during burglary

ATLANTA - Atlanta Police are offering up a reward for the person who broke into a man's home and shot and killed his dog. We first told you about this story back in August. The owner told us he had left home to run a quick work-related errand about five minutes away from his Southwest Atlanta home.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-17 03:01:23

Police make arrest in Masquerade concert murders

Atlanta police have made an arrest in the shooting deaths of two men at the Masquerade club in Underground Atlanta. Jonathan Bautista, 25, is charged with two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of 21-year-old Ewell Ynoa and 22-year-old Giovan Diaz. The two friends were killed on Sunday night ju

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-16 01:37:00

Police get help solving copper theft case - from suspect

Police in Alpharetta had some unintended help in making an arrest in a burglary case - from the man they eventually arrested, Channel 2 Action News reported. The chain of events began when security at Avalon, the prominent mixed-use complex, called 911 to report an abandoned crashed vehicle. Moments

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2017-11-16 22:21:02

Man caught after police say he crashed his car while stealing copper wiring

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police said a comedy of errors helped them arrest a man they said was stealing spools of copper from an Alpharetta construction site. Security at Avalon called police after finding an abandoned crashed car last weekend. Moments earlier, police said the truck sped away fro

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-16 21:18:13

Police: Teen who went missing after leaving for school likely not runaway

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Roswell police are asking for help in finding a 15-year-old girl who went missing after leaving her house to walk to school. According to the Roswell Police Department, Salma Bounajra left her home off of Holcomb Bridge Road on Friday morning around 8 a.m. to walk to FCS Peak Academy

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-17 09:02:00

Georgia Weather Forecast: Some Rain, Some Sunshine This Weekend

ATLANTA, GA - There's a little bit of rain and a little bit of sunshine on tap this weekend in metro Atlanta, where we're in for what looks like a mostly mild and pleasant couple of days. Highs will be in the upper 60s on Saturday and cool off a little on Sunday, with a forecast high of 59. There's

PATCH - 2017-11-17 15:57:46

It's gotta be the shoes

Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Nov. 4 through 8. - Provided by Sandy Springs Capt. Steve Rose Editor's note: The Atlanta Police Department no longer releases detailed weekly crime reports, only releasing a snapshot listing each reported crime in Zone 2, which includ

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 17:15:00

Federal flood relief on way for Wayne County

Property owners in several counties on Lake Ontario's southern shore are getting more relief, this time from the federal government. U.S. senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Trump administration has issued a major disaster declaration for the counties of Wayne, Jefferson

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-16 00:00:00

BUSINESS OF THE WEEK: Prospero Equipment Co.

GENEVA - Prospero Equipment Co. started more than 40 years ago in Westchester County when Tony Prospero bought winemaking equipment from a friend in Italy. Today, the company has six locations in North America. It installs and services equipment for wineries, breweries and distilleries - while still

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-16 21:00:00

18 Sports Flashback - 1985 NASCAR Returns to WGI

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - It's time for the next edition of 18 Sports Flashback. On this edition, we go back to the year 1985. In October of that year. Watkins Glen International announced that they would bring back the NASCAR circuit after a 31-year absence. The Bud at The Glen returned in A

WETM - 2017-11-17 00:06:37

"How Cool Is Your School?" Campbell-Savona High School

CAMPBELL, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Gayle Ong heads to Campbell-Savona High School for this week's segment of "How Cool Is Your School?" In this edition, we're focusing on two cool students at who are making a difference in their community by organizing a 5K run to support a local animal shelter. Stay tuned

WETM - 2017-11-17 10:28:16