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Woman arrested for allegedly stealing, burning another woman’s wig
Angie Smith claims she was “minding her own business” at a picnic on May 4 in Macon, Georgia, when another woman named Brittany L. Huff walked up to her, took her blonde-and-black wig away, and set it on fire with a lighter. Smith claims Huff stole the wig after the 26-year-old kept saying “your wig
North Forsyth man arrested for alleged child trafficking charges
Matthew Humphries, 31, of Forsyth County has been charged with trafficking in sexual servitude, interference with child custody and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to Cpl. Doug Rainwater of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
Local woman arrested with cocaine, meth
Amy Nicole Rybicki, whose address is listed on Salem Church Road in Milledgeville, was arrested at a Milledgeville apartment complex after Georgia Department of Community Supervision officers conducted a probation check on the apartment’s resident.
Fulton County teacher named ‘Georgia Teacher of the Year'
“It is very clear to me that Allison Kerley Townsend is a teacher who walks into her classroom every day with her focus in exactly the right place: what do these students in front of me need to learn, and how can I help them learn it?” State School Superintendent Richard Woods said. “Then she brings
Unstable weather pattern continues this week in Middle Georgia - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
Rain totals, however, will probably be higher through the end of the week, considering the fact that there’s a chance for rain daily.
One person killed after PIT maneuver on Georgia 316
Once the trooper got directly behind the Durango, he executed a PIT maneuver, forcing it to roll over several times off of the right side of the roadway.
Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Clayton County Police spokeswoman Marcena Davis confirmed the arrests, but said their names and charges are not being released yet. Local media reported that police said two people began shooting at each other after the argument, and that one victim was
Man wounded by gunfire in parking lot of elementary school
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The Wednesday paper will be delivered later due to the election
For election results for Tuesday’s primaries, visit ForsythNews.com.Due to election coverage, the Wednesday, May 23 edition of the newspaper may be delivered later.The ballotTuesday’s ballot will have Republican and Democratic candidates for state, local and federal seats, non-partisan elections for
Body found inside car near busy road
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga.- Police are investigating after a body was found inside a car in a wooded area near a busy road in Clayton County.Clayton County Police said the car is near the intersection of Old National Highway and Jonesboro Road.Police toldChannel 2 Action Newsat this point they don’t know a
BREAKING: Multiple People Reported Shot at Georgia High School Graduation Ceremony - The Truth About Guns
Several Georgia news sources are reporting that multiple people have been shot at a graduation ceremony at the Mt. Zion High School in Jonesboro, Georgia, approximately 20 miles south of Atlanta.TheAtlanta Journal & Constitutionreports that one adult woman was dead and another wounded across the str
Driver tries to lure 9-year-old boy into SUV near Warner Robins home, his mother says
A 9-year-old boy was riding his bicycle on Gayla Court near his home Friday afternoon when the driver of a black Chevrolet Tahoe with two other men inside tried to lure him into the vehicle, the boy's mother said."My heart went to my stomach," said Marla Hendrix upon hearing her husband talking with
Dollar General robbery suspects sought
On April 22, a black male with a handgun reportedly entered an Ellenwood Dollar General at 1786 Panola Road, produced a weapon and robbed the store before fleeing on foot.
Preliminary hearings set for Tuesday
Ponder is facing five felony charges, including possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance or marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance or marijuana near a park or housing project, possession of a firearm
JASON WILLIAMS KILLED: Georgia State student reported missing was killed outside metro Atlanta gas station
Jason Williams, 24, was scheduled to start a new job on Wednesday. He talked to his mother on Tuesday about how excited he was for the opportunity.
Georgia high school shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt, police say
Two people were shot and one person is confirmed dead following a shooting at Mt. Zion High School in Jonesboro, Ga., on Friday, authorities told Fox News.
COLUMN: Softshell turtles entertain angler on fishing trip
Forty or 50 years ago, it was rare to see softshell turtles on our lakes. But for the past 10 years or so I have been seeing more and more of them while fishing. Softshell turtles are seldom seen out of the water, but they look very distinctive when near the surface.Common painted turtles that we of
Drivers speed in Macon's interstate construction zone. Why do they rarely get tickets?
Near the junction of Interstates 75 and 16, where anew interchange is under construction, patterns continually shift through the work zone.
Lights, Camera and Action: Macon-Bibb welcomes Hollywood with open arms - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – HBO is filming the pilot to a show called Brooklyn here in Middle Georgia. Filming will start in downtown Macon later this month. Chris Floore, Public Affairs Officer for Macon-Bibb came on 41Today to talk about why Hollywood keeps choosing Middle Georgia and Macon spec
EMT worker seen on video beating restrained 17-year-old boy | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic
DUNWOODY, Ga. -Disturbing video shows an emergency medical technician attacking a restrained teen patient in the back of an ambulance.Channel 2 Investigative Reporter Wendy Halloranobtained the video after days of working with the city of Dunwoody.The video is profanity-laced as EMT Deannah Williams