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Cleveland woman arrested for simple battery
CLEVELAND, Ga. – A Cleveland woman was arrested last week and charged with simple battery, driving under the influence and failure to maintain lane.
Former Whirlpool Plant in Cleveland being prepped for demolition - WDEF
CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Former Whirlpool Plant in downtown Cleveland is set to be demolished. However, it may take a while.
Man dies after being crushed by machine at Georgia workplace
CARROLLTON, Ga. —A man was killed Monday when he wascrushed by a machineat his job in west Georgia, a fire department official said.The incidentoccurred between 5:30 and 6 a.m. at DieTech Industries in the 100 block of Automation Drive, Carrollton fire Chief Jimmy Bearden toldWSB-TV.
Cherokee County charges suspected meth dealer in the mountains - WDEF
MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – Cherokee County investigators have confiscated around $40,000 of meth in the North Carolina mountains.
GDOT: Edge pavement repair begins in Fannin County
BLUE RIDGE, Ga– A Georgia DOT Maintenance crew begins today its work on repairing the deteriorating edges of pavement on State Route (SR) 5 in Fannin County. Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Georgia middle school principal killed after tractor overturns into pond
GILMER COUNTY, Ga.- Gilmer Middle School students and teachers returned to class Monday, a day after learning their principal died in a tragic accident.
Breaking News: Federal Judge Rules ‘No’ on Paper Ballots in Georgia - WhoWhatWhy
Witnesses and attorneys for the state responded to such claims by expressing confidence in security measures such as physically tying up the voting machines, and digital security added since researchers, several times in the last two years, exposed the system’s flaws. They also said it would be cost
TN man, GA man arrested on drug charges in NC
A Tennessee man and a Georgia man were arrested in North Carolina on drug charges.The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old Christopher Price of Farner, Tennessee, was arrested on or about September 12, 2018, for felony possession of methamphetamine.
Georgia vs. Tennessee kickoff announced by SEC
The UGA offense racked up 294 yards rushing and 5.3 yards per carry in the win. Nick Chubb, after suffering a gruesome knee injury in Knoxville in 2015, led the way with 16 carries for 109 yards. Jake Fromm, a freshman quarterback making his first SEC start on the road, had a pair of rushing scores.
Bradley County looking for runaways - WDEF
Bradley CountyCLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help to find three juvenile runaways.They believe the trio could be together.- Advertisement -Here are their descriptions:Halie Jade Baumann – Age 165’8” tall, weighing 120 lbsShe has short blond hair
Antifascists: East Ellijay (Georgia) Police Department Spins Implausible Tales to Clear Klan-supporting Officer - TORCH NETWORK
Today, Monday, September 17,the East Ellijay Police Department cleared Officer Thomas Dwayne Long of any wrongdoing over Long’s online support for the Ku Klux Klan.During 2016 and 2017, Tommy Long “liked” explicit Klan materials posted to Facebook profiles for two United Northern and Southern Knight
Christian rape, murder trial to resume Wednesday
JONESBORO — One day after Judge Aaron Mason directed a verdict on four counts against him, Douglas Christian took the stand in his own defense Friday, denying he had sold McKenzie Puyear any drugs on the night she died.
Man struck, killed on I-75 in Ringgold Saturday
A man was killed while walking northbound on the right shoulder of I-75 near the Ringgold exit, a Georgia State Patrol spokesperson explained.A vehicle that was also traveling northbound crossed over the fog line and struck the pedestrian.The man's name has not yet been released.GSP said they were c
Bradley County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 11-year-old boy - WDEF
11-year-old Jonathan JonesBRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help to locate a missing and endangered child.The Sheriff’s Office says 11-year-old Jonathan Jones was last seen around 3:00 pm on Tunnel Hill Road wearing a grey Army t-shirt and blue shorts.-
6 sickened during drug search at Georgia smoke shop
Another detective, a drug task force agent, two emergency services personnel and a store employee were also treated for symptoms. Officials believe they found a narcotic, but are testing to identify it.
Alabama, Georgia sit on top of latest AP poll
The SEC had a pretty good weekend overall, and now the conference has their top two teams on top of the AP Top 25. No. 1 Alabama remains the king of the AP poll, but Georgia moved just past Clemson in this week's poll. The Bulldogs and Tigers swapped spots in the AP Top 25, but the Tigers received t
Pedestrian killed on Interstate 75
RINGGOLD, Ga. —Georgia State Patrol says a pedestrian was killed while walking on Interstate 75 Saturday morning.Troopers tell us a man was walking northbound on the right shoulder and on the right side of the fog line.GSP says the car crossed over the fog line and hit the man with its right front h
GMS Principal Walker dies in accident
It is with the heaviest of hearts and many prayers that we make our community aware of the passing of beloved Gilmer Middle School Principal, Larry Walker, following a tragic accident late yesterday. We wake this morning deeply saddened and shocked. Our district is in the process of making arrangeme
AP Top 25 Is Out: Where Is Georgia? Where Would Georgia Be If The CFP Rankings Were Out?
No. 8 Notre Dame struggled against Vanderbilt, in a game the Commodores really should have won. 22-17, Notre Dame.
Cannabis production bill on hold in Georgia after Church protests
Plans to legalise the production of cannabis for export have been put on hold in Georgia after protests from the Georgian Orthodox Church. The head of the Church, Patriarch Ilia II, spoke out against producing cannabis in Georgia, warning it would spread drug addiction in the country.