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Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

Phillips says she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. When she returned outside to take a picture, she encountered the animal. She went to take a picture of the bobcat but said she knew something wasn't right when started coming closer. The cat took two ste

ALIVEFORFOOTBALL.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Georgia Lands Massive Offensive Lineman Commit

Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart has a little more to celebrate on Father’s Day with the commitment of massive offensive tackle Xavier Truss of Bishop Hendricken in Warwick, Rhode Island.Truss is the nation’s 10th rated tackle in the nation and the number one prospect in the state. The 6’ 7” 340-pound

UGAWIRE.COM - 2018-06-17 23:39:32

Georgia man shot in the leg in Newport News

The man's injuries are not life-threatening, but he was transported to a local hospital for treatment, police say.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-17 22:57:36

Brothers, 10 and 15, are killed in 'terrible tragedy' at mud bogging event in Georgia

Two Macon, Georgia, brothers were killed Saturday evening and a third child was seriously injured when they were hit by a truck at a mud bogging event in Milledgeville, Georgia. …

MSN.COM - 2018-06-17 22:37:07

Georgia lands commitment from 2019 four-star offensive tackle Xavier Truss

Georgia offensive guard Isaiah Wynn (77) and tailback Sony Michel (1) during the Bulldogs’ game against Georgia Tech at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016. (Photo by John Paul Van Wert)Courtesy John Paul Van Wert / UGA Sports Comm

RED AND BLACK - 2018-06-17 22:27:00

Georgia Bulldogs Recruiting: Four-star OT Xavier Truss commits to UGA

Georgia has more good news this weekend as it has found its first offensive tackle for the 2019 class. On Sunday, four-starXavier Truss(Warwick, R.I./Bishop Hendricken) announced his commitment to the Bulldogs.

SCOUT - 2018-06-17 22:24:40

Two children killed, one injured at a mudding event in Georgia

We've learned the driver was completing his run through the mud pit shortly before 7pm, when the throttle of the vehicle got stuck. Young adds the driver lost control, went through a cabled area, hit the children and flipped before coming to a stop. GSP says the truck had a mechanical failure.

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-06-17 22:23:08

The new Miss Georgia is actually from Wisconsin

NOT SLEEPING TONIGHT CUZ MY DREAM JUST CAME TRUE! I’m Miss Georgia 2018!!!! Follow my journey at @missamericaga #MissGa18 #IGotThisA post shared byanniejorgensen(@anniejorgensen) onJun 16, 2018 at 9:09pm PDT

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-06-17 22:21:00

Group mentors young men in Central Georgia

“In school I used to act all big and bad, but the program taught me to be humble, which lead me to be a better person to my peers and my teacher,” said Render-Butler.

WMAZ - 2018-06-17 21:22:44

Five things to know about Georgia's new fireworks law

As with many of the state’s new laws, local governments had to wait until July 1 to begin enforcing new noise ordinances that address fireworks. The legislation, House Bill 419, gave local officials the authority to pass regulations that could effectively ban the use of fireworks except for certain

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-17 19:52:50

Georgia lands commitment from 4-star OL prospect out of Rhode Island

Georgia now has 10 players in its 2019 class, which is currently ranked No. 3 in the SEC and No. 5 nationally,per 247Sports.

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-06-17 18:44:19

Georgia Grandmother Takes Down Rabid Bobcat With Her Bare Hands

Photo: Getty ImagesDeDe Phillips, 46, lives in Hart County, Georgia. It's an entirely rural area that borders South Carolina. Wildlife is abundant. That includes rabidbobcatslike the one that recently attacked Phillips at her home,reports theAthens Banner-Herald.Phillips was pretty much minding her

MAXIM - 2018-06-17 18:20:46

Georgia lands commitment from massive tackle in Xavier Truss

When Sam Pittman wants one of his guys, he usually lands them.Xavier Truss, a 6-foot-7 tackle from Rhode Island, is the latest example of that trend.Truss committed to UGA on Sunday during a long-planned weekend visit. He shared the news of his decision via his personal Twitter account.

MYSTATESMAN.COM - 2018-06-17 17:59:00

Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat with bare hands

"As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it," Phillips said. "When it got to that pole, it leaped on me."

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-06-17 17:06:46

Georgia grandmother strangles rabid bobcat that tried to attack her | The Star

Phillips says she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. As a result, she knew something about the animal’s behaviour.Phillips says she was afraid of calling for help because her 5-year-old granddaughter was in the house. The woman is being treated for rabies

THESTAR.COM - 2018-06-17 16:44:05

Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting quarterback Aaron McLaughlin Suwanee Georgia Buford County

“I was blown away," McLaughlin said. "You’re not expecting this when you come to Arkansas, but everything was very nice. The coaches were very personal. It was awesome.I really liked it, it’s one of my top schools.

247SPORTS - 2018-06-17 16:26:39

World Rugby U20 Champs: Georgia victory means Scots finish tenth

That will be a disappointment in the immediate aftermath of the game but on a practical level, the result doesn’t actually make a difference to the seedings for next year’s tournament in Argentina because number nine and number ten seeds tend to be placed in the same pool, where they will be up agai

THEOFFSIDELINE.COM - 2018-06-17 14:03:04

Rashaunda Beasley of Union Earns a Bachelor's Degree from Georgia State University

ATLANTA, GA - Rashaunda Beasley of Union earned a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University during May 2018. More than 2,000 students earned bachelor's degrees from the university this spring, with more than 4,000 students earning degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, specialist an

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-17 14:00:00

Fruit Recall Linked To These 18 Georgia Grocery Stores

EMPORIA, VA — Eighteen stores in Georgia have been linked to this week's recall of pre-cut melons, according to the Food and Drug Administration. One of the stores is Jekyll Market on Jekyll Island, while the other 17 stores are Sprout locations in the Atlanta metro, officials said as of Saturday. O

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:00:00

Georgia cowboy places in 3 events, is top money winner at Cowtown Rodeo

Cord Spradley of Hoboken, Georgia, came in first in the tie-down roping and second in both the steer wrestling and team roping events.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-17 13:45:00