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Forsyth Inspections: Possibly Hazardous Food Discarded, 73 Score
Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100. Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points. Letter grades assigned are A for total
THE ROCK RANCH: Georgia's hidden gem
THE ROCK, Ga (WRBL) - Tucked away in a small Georgia town is a ranch. Now, this isn’t your ordinary ranch. It is a ranch enriched in history, dedicated to service, and built on family values.
Authorities announce arrests in slaying of 8 family members in 2016
PIKE COUNTY, Ohio- A family of four was arrested Tuesday in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two years ago, the first break in a case that left a community reeling and surviving family members wondering if answers would ever come.
Monroe County Calendar of Events
Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours at Charlie Pelt’s State Farm Office, 12 East Johnston Street, Forsyth at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 where it will be co-hosted by City Line Commercial Holdings, LLC. Come meet other business owners and exchange ideas.
Sheriff searching for TB patient after judge orders he be confined
According to court documents, Watkins, 53, has tuberculosis and has violated orders to get treatment and remained confined to his home on B Street in Barnesville.
Republican lead narrows in Georgia's 7th District race
The race for the next Representative for Georgia's 7th District remains too close to call. As of Wednesday, Woodall and Bourdeaux are only separated by 533 votes, or 0.20 percent of the vote. Republican Bob Woodall has claimed 50.10 percent of the vote and Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux has 49.90 percen
Henry County judge sentences two in gun deal murder
On Nov. 9, a jury convicted Deshaun Middlebrooks, 21, and Tory Jaleel Jones, 20, of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Nearly all of Georgia under Flash Flood WATCH
Atlanta, GA (CBS46) As rain continues to fall and more is in the forecast, a Flash Flood WATCH has been issued for nearly all of Georgia.
Forsyth refuses to close RR crossing for funds to improve other crossings
Forsyth rejected an offer from Norfolk Southern Railroad and DOT to improve the Lee Street and Tift College crossings in exchange for closing the crossing at Indian Springs Drive. Council members Mike Dodd, Melvin Lawrence, Greg Goolsby and Chris Hewett voted not to close the crossing and take the o
Woman killed in traffic accident
A 32-year-old Barnesville woman died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 36 East.Coroner Jim Smith identified the dead woman as 32-year-old Jennifer Jones of a Wilson Street address.Jones was alone in her vehicle eastbound on Hwy. 36 when she lost control, crossing the oncoming traffic
Clayton County Calendar of Events
The city of Jonesboro is hosting its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade on Dec. 1. The parade begins at 4:30 p.m. on historic Main Street. Following the parade, the tree lighting will begin at 7 p.m. at Lee Street Park. There will be food, live music and photos with Santa.
City of Forsyth buys property to build new city hall
But now, city council plans to move back into one building. The council bought property at Harris Street and Chambers Street, right next to Forsyth Police and the fire department.
Railroad work to close roads in Monroe County Wednesday
The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Monroe County that railroad maintenance work will cause the closure of Georgia 18/Dames Ferry Road from Georgia 19/Brooklyn Avenue to Industrial Park Road in Forsyth on Wednesday, November 14.That's according to a news release from GD
Man arrested over fake GoFundMe page profiting from death of Georgia high school football player
Justus Hughley of Upson County faces a computer theft charge for allegedly attempting to steal donations from people who thought they were sending funds to Thomas’ grieving family, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office in Zebulon, Georgia, stated in a Facebookpost.
Flood warnings still in effect for parts of Georgia
After rain in the area for the past few days, some areas are still under a flood warning Tuesday morning. Many areas could pick up between 2 to 4 inches of rain between Monday and Thursday. Some spots could see even more. UPDATES 4:15 AM | The following flood warnings were issued Monday evening bu
Missing woman who left home to run errand found dead
JOHNS CREEK, Ga.- A sad update to a missing grandmother.The family toldChannel 2's Mike Petchenikthey found her body. Now, they're thanking everyone who took time to search for her.We first told youLynne Smithdisappeared last week.She left her home in johns creek to run errands but never returned.We
Deputies: 2 wanted for Monroe Co. Dollar General theft
MONROE CO., Ga. -- Deputies need your assistance identifying a male and female suspect involved in a shoplifting case at a Monroe County Dollar General.Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the theft happened around 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday at the Dollar General on Towaliga River Dr. in High Falls.If y
Forsyth community to get brand new city hall building
"We're off the courthouse square, which was one of our goals, was to move off of the courthouse square, but we're still in a very prominent location and we think it's going to be a great location for a new city hall that all the citizens of Forsyth can really appreciate and enjoy," he said.
Two Men Wanted For Armed Robbery At Family Dollar
MACON, Ga – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men wanted for an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in Macon. Deputies say it happened at the Family Dollar at 4925 Bloomfield Road just before 9 Monday night.Deputies say the two men entered the store, one of them had a handgun. They de
Emergency restraining order seeks to stall 7th District congressional race
Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux filed an emergency motion asking Gwinnett County to count previously rejected absentee ballots. The race between her and Republican incumbent Rob Woodall is less than a percentage point apart, with Woodall edging ahead. As of Monday morning, Woodall and Bourdeaux are onl