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Cartersville man charged with selling meth, cocaine

A Cartersville resident was arrested for possession with intent to distribute late Monday night after he was found to have methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana during a traffic stop on Mayflower St. near Sugar ValleyRoad. Derrick Sullivan, 46, of Mac JohnsonRoad in Cartersville, has been charged w

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Wallet Stolen From Sleeping Visitor At Hospital: Police

CARTERSVILLE, GA - The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them track down a woman accused of taking a wallet from the purse of a visitor at Cartersville Medical Center. A deputy was dispatched to the hospital around 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 and met with the victim. The woman s

PATCH - 2018-01-19 17:21:47

Coach accused of choking wrestler at middle school practice

A middle school wrestling coach has been charged with choking one of his athletes, deputies said. Jacob Hoke, 28, assistant wrestling coach at Liberty Middle School in Covington, choked a 13-year-old at practice, according to a news release from the Newton County Sheriff's Office. On Jan. 5, a sheri

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-19 18:57:30

Dallas Wow House: $399,900 Buys Pool, Pool House, Barn Doors

DALLAS, GA - Don't miss this amazing home! Four-sided brick with an outstanding pool and pool house. This home is a dream with hardwood floors, barn doors, incredible lighting and finishes straight from your favorite decorating magazine, according to Realtor.com. Address: 105 Mayfield Rd, Dallas, G

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:10:16

WellStar Paulding Hospital Names New President

HIRAM, Ga. (January 15, 2018) - WellStar Health System has named John Kueven, FACHE, as senior vice president and president of WellStar Paulding Hospital. As president of the hospital, Kueven will oversee day-to-day operations of the 112-bed facility and 182-bed skilled nursing center, working close

THEDALLASNEWERA.COM - 2018-01-20 02:26:00

Atlanta woman cashes $1 million prize

Stephanie Taylor of Atlanta has won a super lucky prize playing a Georgia Lottery scratcher. Taylor recently won $1 million playing the Georgia Lottery's $100 Million Cash Extreme instant game. BP Food Stop, located at 1111 Moreland Ave. SE in Atlanta, sold the winning ticket. According to Taylor, s

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 03:21:17

Vehicle plunges into creek from icy road in Brookhaven

Brookhaven police said ice on the road and a mechanical failure with a vehicle caused it to plunge into Nancy Creek on Friday morning. The vehicle overturned and fell into the creek off Ashford-Dunwoody Road and Harts Mill Road. Officers and DeKalb County firefighters responded and remained on the s

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-19 19:36:36

What to know about Atlanta's 2018 women's march

Last year, an estimated 60,000 people took part in a women's march in downtown Atlanta while millions more took part in similar events nationwide. On Saturday events are planned around the country to mark the first anniversary of the marches. In Atlanta, a "full day of peaceful protest events" is p

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-20 03:11:00

Dallas family who beat pregnant teen to make her miscarry, cover up rape get prison

Three family members connected to the brutal beating of a pregnant teenager who was raped and forced to miscarry her baby pleaded guilty to the crime and were sentenced to prison this week. Sharon Jones, 47, was sentenced to 12 years, while her daughter Cecila McDonald, 28, got seven years, and 29-

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 20:29:44

Plano IDS Bus In Multi Car Collision; Student Uninjured

PLANO, TX - A Plano ISD school bus was involved in a multiple car collision Friday afternoon at the intersection of Interstate 75, or North Central Expressway, and Spring Creek Parkway. According to Plano ISD, one student was on the bus at the time of the collision. He or she was uninjured. The cras

PATCH - 2018-01-19 22:12:44

On brink of government shutdown, blame game begins. But will it matter?

WASHINGTON -- With Congress on the brink of a partial government shutdown, the political blame game is in full swing. "We don't need a #Schumershutdown," Texas Sen. John Cornyn tweeted on Thursday, signaling a GOP campaign to blame Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for the brewing chaos. We don't

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:36:47

McKinney Fire Department opens Station #9

McKinney, Texas -- The McKinney Fire Department and city officials will hold a dedication ceremony for McKinney Fire Station # 9, located at 4900 Summit View Dr., on Wednesday, January 31 at 11:00 a.m. Fire Chief Danny Kistner will host the ceremony. Neighbors and city leaders will be there to help

NORTH TEXAS E-NEWS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Allen police chase of alleged drunk driver has fiery end

A police chase of an alleged drunk driver ended in a fiery crash and damage to other vehicles on Friday afternoon. The chase, initiated by Allen police, ended on Spring Creek Parkway near 75 before 3 p.m. Friday. The DWI suspect crashed out and the truck being driven caught on fire. Multiple other v

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 23:32:00

Fire sprinkler stops McKinney apartment fire

McKINNEY, Texas (January 19, 2018) Firefighters were called to the Magnolia Ranch Apartments, 3191 Medical Center Dr., at 6:21 p.m. last night for a water flow alarm. They arrived to find that a cooking fire in the kitchen had been extinguished by an overhead fire sprinkler. The single sprinkler is

NORTH TEXAS E-NEWS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

3 more charged in 2015 beating of pregnant teen

DALLAS -- Three more people have been sentenced to prison in a gruesome case involving a teen impregnated by a relative, and then beaten by other family members to force an abortion. The Dallas County District Attorney's Office confirmed Friday that Sharon Jones, 47, was sentenced to 12 years in pri

WFAA - 2018-01-19 21:25:18

Dallas cracks down on animal citations with big warrant roundup

Hoping to inspire some law-abiding action from Dallas residents, the city's animal shelter and the Dallas Marshal's Office are partnering up on a warrant roundup on all animal-related tickets. The roundup will begin on January 20. Anyone with an outstanding warrant for offenses such as loose or te

CULTUREMAP.COM - 2018-01-18 15:00:20

Life in White Springs: You're Welcome! (Or Are You?)

Small southern towns like White Springs often pride themselves on their southern hospitality, and justly so, for they do know how to make a visitor feel welcomed. Many a tourist with big city origins returns home with wonderful tales of being treated so well and being made to feel so welcome. Many a

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Woman arrested for manufacturing counterfeit bills

BRANFORD - A Branford woman was arrested for forging U.S. currency Tuesday. According to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office, officers executed a search warrant at the residence of Brianna Johanna Locklin, 30, based on information from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The search revealed a pri

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-19 21:00:00

Lowndes Co. crime lab goes through inspection

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - The Valdosta/Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory went through an inspection Friday. The Valdosta/Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory was inspected by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board for compliance with professional crime laboratory operating standards and procedures. The

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-19 20:55:00

How federal shutdown would affect Valdosta area

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesValdosta resident Lynn Chaney visits the post office. In the event of a government shutdown, the mail will still be delivered because the postal service gets its revenue from sales, not tax dollars, according to a spokesperson. VALDOSTA - With a shutdown of th

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 20:07:00