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Relatives: Zell Miller no longer making public appearances

The 85-year-old former Georgia governor and U.S. senator took a fall at a Young Harris College basketball game in February 2016. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that tests at a hospital later found proteins associated with Parkinson's with Lewy bodies - a form of the disease associated with

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-10-18 11:13:33

Brr! You could be waking up to temperatures in the 40s

ATLANTA - Grab your jacket Tuesday morning! Some parts of Georgia are seeing temperatures drop to the 40s, Meteorologist Brian Monahan said. At 4 a.m., temperatures were in the mid 50s in Atlanta, and Monahan said this number will fall even lower to the 40s over the course of the day. The last time

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-10-17 08:41:09

Authorities: Gilmer man commits murder, suicide in Florida

A 73-year-old north Georgia man drove all the way to Brevard County to kill his former stepdaughter and then shot himself in St. Johns County in a murder-suicide, according to the Brevard (Fla.) Sheriff's Office. Investigators determined Edward Douglas Ratcliffe, of Gilmer County, blamed 54-year-old


NO: Judge denies Whaley

After an appeal hearing that stretched late into Friday night, Jane Whaley's bid to remain on the City Council election ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! After an appeal hearing that stretc

THENEWSOBSERVER - 2017-10-18 13:00:00

Boil water advisory lifted for McCaysville, Copperhill

The Fannin County Emergency Management Agency lifted the boil water alert for McCaysville and Copperhill at approximately 9:40 a.m. today, Wednesday, October 18. Fannin County EMA Director Robert Graham said his office was notified by officials at McCaysville City Hall that the water was safe to dri

THENEWSOBSERVER - 2017-10-18 13:59:56

School Bus Safety week focuses on kids

School Bus Safety Week runs through Friday this week, but "for us," said Head of Operations for Lumpkin County School System Greg Trammell, "it's all month." During that time Lynn White, who oversees Lumpkin's school buses, will be training drivers and students on safe evacuation measures and ways d

THE DAHLONEGA NUGGET - 2017-10-18 02:57:10

Two arrested after chase ends in Mustang flipping

Two men were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase on several county roads Sunday afternoon. Around noon Oct. 15, Joshua Bush, 28, of Dahlonega, was driving a black Ford Mustang with passenger Michael McElroy, 39, of Dawsonville,

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-10-16 21:38:00

Mark Millican: Armed for a good reason

It was one of those recent semicool mornings, yet still warm enough to work up a good sweat. Daylight was starting to peek over the eastern mountains, and if the green and yellowing leaves had been shorn from their tree limbs, it would be a near 360-degree view from atop the mountain I had just walk

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-10-17 20:47:57

Georgia shows why the coal industry is dying

Donald Trump promised throughout his presidential campaign that he would single-handedly halt the decline of the nation's coal industry and bring back lost jobs for coal miners. "We're going to put our miners back to work," he said at numerous rallies. "The miners go back to work." Trump said he co

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 22:22:00

Random thoughts on random subjects from ingrates to God to heroes

That bunch of ungrateful millionaires who have all the relevance of tree fungus and continue to hold their pity party to disrespect our national anthem now have a PR problem. The ingrates have underestimated our ability to affirm their irrelevance by tuning them out. A recent Washington-based Winst

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 22:21:00

Paranormal investigators to visit Dawson County Library

Just in time for Halloween, the Dawson County Public Library is hosting Paranormal 101, where experts will answer questions about ghosts, hauntings, paranormal investigations and all things that go bump in the night. The public is invited to join the members of Paranormal Georgia Investigations sta

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 21:41:00

Stop the Bleed training under way in Dawson

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma - whether that trauma be a result of an accident or intentional harm. The greater the number of people who know how to control bleeding in an injured patient, the greater the chances that patient has of surviving the inj

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 17:04:00

Dawson County cross country wraps up regular season

Over the weekend, the Dawson County High School varsity cross country teams participated in the gold race of the Coach Wood Invitational at the University of North Georgia Oakwood campus. The boys team placed second out of 20 teams competing, including two top five programs in Class AAA-North Hall

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 16:44:00

The way to my heart

It's no secret that I am not one who believes in the whole fairy tale version of love and romance. It's great in a novel - heck, I was even a guest author in a romance collection recently. But in real life, it just never happens the way we expect it to. Maybe, just maybe it is because my husband is

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 16:41:00

Judge orders Clarkesville man, woman accused of large-scale animal cruelty, neglect reimburse county nearly $70K for cost of care

A local judge has ordered defendants involved in what may be the largest animal cruelty/neglect seizure in Habersham's history to reimburse the county nearly $70,000 in cost-of-care expenses. According to official State Court of Habersham County documents filed last week by the Habersham County Cler

NORTHEASTERN GEORGIAN - 2017-10-18 07:05:00

Clayton superintendent Community Talkback sessions continue this month

JONESBORO - Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Morcease Beasley is continuing his Community Talkback sessions this month. Everyone in the community is invited to attend for a "candid conversation about school-related important issues, concerns, celebrations and new initiatives," according

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-10-17 20:14:00

Morning wrecks snarl Dawsonville Highway traffic

A car traveling the wrong way on Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 caused a three-car crash that snarled traffic during the Tuesday morning commute into Gainesville. Georgia State Patrol said a vehicle was driving west in the eastbound lanes before hitting one vehicle, causing it to hit another vehicle, ab

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-10-17 17:49:00

Superior man faces homicide charge in overdose death

Superior man who allegedly delivered the drugs that led to an overdose death in November will make an initial appearance Thursday in Douglas County Circuit Court, according to the Douglas County District Attorney's Office. Nathan Edward Birkholz, 23, is facing a charge of repeater first-degree reckl

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-10-17 12:01:00

Candidate's View: The more diverse our policymaking table, the better our solutions

I am running for Duluth City Council At Large and am walking across the city from east to west, meeting many of you along the way. On the shores of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River and in the Hillside and Heights neighborhoods, I am listening to your ideas for what will make a difference in our

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 00:18:56

Fond du Lac Band gets $85,000 grant for outdoor recreation

Outdoor recreation opportunities on the Fond du Lac Reservation received a boost Tuesday, with an $85,000 grant from the host committee for next February's Super Bowl in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund on Tuesday awarded the grant to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Supe

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 00:30:41