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BBQ & Blues rocks town tonight

The 16th annual BBQ & Blues festiva lwill rock Barnesville tonight with live music, a steak cook-off, food and lots of fun for the kids on tap. Live music begins at 5 p.m. at the stage near the United Bank drive-thru windows. Blues legend Robert Lee Coleman and his band will open the show followed b


Middle school student arrested for making bomb threats through hacked Instagram account

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. — A sixth grader is behind the multiple social media threats made against the Spalding Co. school system over the last few weeks, according to Spalding Co. officials.


44 dogs rescued from Lamar County puppy mill

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Dozens of dogs are now safe after being rescued from a puppy mill operation in Lamar County. That’s according to the Atlanta Humane Society who said they worked with Lamar County authorities to save the animals.


Check your numbers! Georgia winners have yet to claim $200,000 Powerball prizes

While there's no winner in the ever growing Powerball jackpot, now at about $750 million, Georgia was lucky in Saturday's drawing. Two winning tickets were sold in Saturday's drawing - a $150,000 ticket sold online through www.galottery.com and a $50,000 ticket sold at the Georgia Visitor Informatio


Small plane crashes near Georgia home killing pilot

CALHOUN, Ga. (WSB) - A pilot died in a small plane crash in north Georgia over the weekend leaving neighbors stunned. The plane went down shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon in Gordon County, about an hour north of Marietta.


DOT warns of I-75 southbound lane closure in Butts County

Asphalt crews will be working on the southbound side of Interstate 75 in Butts County today, leading to the closure of a lane and the shoulder in the area of Ga. Highway 16. The closure will be in effect from 9 a.m. today until 4 p.m., the Department of Transportation said, as paving crews lay aspha


Georgia Senate votes to allow lawsuits over questionable laws

The Georgia Senate voted Monday to allow residents to sue their government over unconstitutional laws. The Senate voted 49-0 to permit lawsuits challenging state and local governments, letting judges decide whether laws have gone too far. “In the event that the government is engaged in an unconstitu


LSMS Lady Trojans host title game today

The LCMS Lady Trojans (9-0-1, 7-0-1) host Henderson Middle School of Jackson in the Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League championship game today at 5 p.m. at Trojan Field. Lamar finished atop the district standings with Henderson finishing second. Lamar beat Henderson here 6-0 Feb. 25. The


The Rock Can't Escape Atlanta Traffic, Chats With Teens: Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight. Dwayne Johnson had an amazing encounter with a Buckhead prep school baseball team while stuck in Atlanta traffic over the weekend.


Handel launches comeback bid with vow to fight against ‘Pelosi agenda’

Handel’s new spot hit on many of the same issues she ran on last year: the strength of the economy under GOP leadership, supporting the military and fighting the opioid crisis and human trafficking. She also raised alarms about some of the policy overhauls being championed by newly-emboldened progre


Georgia's Luke Bryan surprises 'American Idol' contestant with unexpected gift

LOS ANGELES - This is why we love Georgia's own Luke Bryan. After a moving performance of “Every Teardrop Falls” on Sunday's "American Idol," Bryan noticed something unusual with 19-year-old Colby Swift's cowboy boots. Both had large holes in them.


Henry County changes consultants on Lake Dow repairs

McDONOUGH — Henry County has apparently changed consultants on the repair of Lake Dow Road, according to the county’s public works director. Ron Burckhalter provided an update on the Lake Dow Road repairs at the BOC’s meeting last Tuesday, where he said the scope of work will be slightly different f


Last seen wearing McDonald’s uniform: She’s 16 and missing

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Police in McDonough, Georgia are asking for help to find a 16-year-old girl. According the McDonough Police Department, Kayla McKnight was last seen leaving her home wearing a McDonald’s uniform. That’s a gray, polo shirt and black pants.


Karen Gillan And The Rock Share A Laugh In New Jumanji 3 Photo

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was an energetic expedition into genre-loving wilds that channeled Jurassic World and other thrilling creature romps when it landed in theaters back in 2017. True, it did often follow the straightest, narrowest narrative path, but some crack-whip camaraderie and enjoya


Woman hit with sandwich by Subway manager sues restaurant

CONCORD, N.C. — A womanwho says she was hit in the head with a sandwich and cursed at by a Subway manager earlier this month is suing the restaurant. Tina Richardson said she bought the sandwich at the restaurant in the Village on the Concord Parkway for an elderly woman she takes care of, but when


Five men charged in LSD drug-trafficking ring. Drugs were allegedly sold to kids in Forsyth and Davie counties.

Five men are facing charges that they trafficked large amounts of LSD, an illegal hallucinatory drug, so that it could be sold to high school and middle school students in Davie and Forsyth counties.


ON THE MARKET: Home on 5 acres features large sunroom

This home on 5 acres in Butts County features a sunroom/solarium running the entire length of the house. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, it comes in at 2,564 square feet, according to the listing.


Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms reopens cases that haunted Atlanta

Keisha Lance Bottoms was nine years old when the first boy disappeared in the summer of 1979. She was just two years younger than Angel Lenair in 1980, when the 12-year-old became the first girl who police say was killed as part of the Atlanta Child Murders.


LEGENDS CARS: Thunder Ring battles over the weekend were intense for teams

HAMPTON — With sunshine and very few clouds in the sky, Mother Nature provided the perfect conditions for the third week of Furious Five series racing on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s ¼-mile Thunder Ring.


NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson comes up big in No. 1 Duke's comeback win over UCF

The matchup of Zion Williamson vs. Tacko Fall – two larger-than-life figures in college basketball – more than lived up to the hype on Sunday. As such, it might be hard for any remaining game in the NCAA Tournament to match the exhilarating final moments of No. 1 Duke's 77-76 win over UCF.