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Mark Millican: 'Be willing to be used'

Larry Callahan knows what it's like to take a blind leap of faith - literally. Callahan, the chief of the East Ellijay Police Department, was leisurely enjoying breakfast and a cup of coffee with his wife, Angie, at their home in Fannin County on the morning of Aug. 1, 2013, just before they parted

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:52:05

MoviePass: Pay $10 and you can see a movie every day of the month at a theater in Tulsa

There's a new way to see movies, at least in the manner that you pay for them - and especially how much - and it's available in the Tulsa area. MoviePass might be a dream-come-true scenario for those who frequent movie theaters often: It's a subscription service that, for $9.95 a month, allows a gue

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-17 22:45:00

Cottage at boys home bears the name of longtime supporters

Charles and Bernita Cofield have been a "godsend" to the MountainView Boys Home, said Tom Starnes, who served on the home's board of trustees with the couple from the inception of the home in 2006 until last year when they left the board. Starnes said that's why board members decided to name a cotta

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:23:00

Lingerfelt, Johnny Ray, Jr. (Cleveland)

Johnny Ray Lingerfelt, Jr., 48, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was of the Christian faith. He was a truck driver for most of his life and was employed with Pasco Trucking Company. He loved spending time outd

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Nancy Casson gets JA's highest award

Nancy Casson, a former public educator and now longtime community volunteer and leading businesswoman, has been named recipient of Junior Achievement of the Ocoee Region's highest honor, the ... This item is available in full to subscribers NANCY CASSON, left, a leading Cleveland businesswoman and

CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER - 2017-09-18 14:26:54

'Concerts in the Park' series continues in Chatsworth

As part of Murray Arts Council's "Concerts in the Park" series, Roy Curry and Owen Saunders will perform as the opening act on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. The headliner for the evening is the Shelby Satterfield Band, featuring Jim Pankey, Vince Waters, Noah Bishop and Aaron Brown. Admission is fre

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-18 04:31:33

The River Maze In Ocoee Returns For 13th Season

“Over the River and Thru the Woods” is the new, challenging design for the corn maze and “To Grandmother’s House We Go” is the theme of the soybean maze at Birch Land Ocoee Farms (home of The River Maze).  Miles of trails have intricately been carved into a corn field and a soybean field on the bank

CHATTANOOGAN - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

$3.2M in meth seized; 5 arrested in North Georgia

A North Georgia drug bust dismantled a meth lab and seized more than $3 million worth of crystal methamphetamine, officials said Saturday. Five people, one from Gwinnett County, were arrested Friday on charges including methamphetamine trafficking and conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, the A


The two choices facing Dawson County

The Board of Commissioners and the City Council are faced with making a choice between two possible scenarios of the future. Either choice involves guessing or forecasting the next several years. If you look at the future, a static case would assume that growth of population will continue at very l

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 03:16:00

Dawson volleyball tops Pickens for fifth time

Hurricane-turned-tropical storm Irma had far reaching impacts, even to the Dawson County athletic programs. The volleyball team was not immune. Dawson County played Fannin and Pickens County on Sept. 14, picking up a fifth win this season over Pickens. The Sept. 12 match against Greater Atlanta Chr

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 03:08:00

County takes stock after tropical storm knocks out power

"God had wrapped his arms around me, that's for sure," says 78-year-old Joy Mixer as she recounts the moment when a tree fell through the roof of the bedroom where, until a few moments previously, she had been asleep. "Three trees came down in a domino effect, or so I'm told," Mixer recalls. "One o

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 02:51:00

Man gets 120 years after breaking bones of 18-month-old child

A Dawsonville man was sentenced earlier this month to serve 120 years after being found guilty of inflicting multiple serious injuries on an 18-month-old child. Mitchell Dewayne Samples, 29, pled guilty Sept. 8 to nine counts of cruelty to children in the first degree, according to District Attorne

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 02:50:00

TBI: Burnette death ruled as homicide

The death of Etowah resident Kelsey Burnette has been ruled a homicide, but nothing more has been released yet. Burnette had originally been reported missing in late June and, on July 4, a body was found near a residence on Charles Street in Etowah. Three days after the discovery of the body, it was

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

Spotlight on Sue Walker - Senior Center keeps her active

Buy Now Sue Walker, executive director of the Etowah Area Senior Citizens Center, stands behind the Senior Center's gift shop counter. Her duties include plenty of paperwork, but also opportunities for fun, like decorating the Senior Center with her own collection of University of Tennessee items.Ph

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-09-18 15:30:00

Etowah City School earns high scores

ETOWAH - It's time to celebrate at Etowah City School because the students there have earned consistent top scores in statewide testing. School Director Dr. Mike Frazier told the School Board last night that Etowah City School earned the top score of 5 - on a 1 to 5 scale - on the following: * Schoo

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

Glastonbury Student Apologized, Disciplined After Making Inappropriate Remark To Farmington Soccer Player

A Glastonbury High School student was disciplined last week for yelling an inappropriate remark at a soccer player during a recent game against Farmington High School. During the Sept. 8 game at Glastonbury High School, a student in the bleachers shouted something that was inappropriate to the Farmi

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-19 15:48:00

Victim in Critical Condition After Stabbing in Hartford

One person is in critical condition after a serious assault with a knife in Hartford on Monday. Police said they responded to Evergreen Avenue around 1:34 p.m. and found a victim suffering from puncture wounds on their neck and abdomen. A witness told Hartford police the victim was stabbed during a

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 03:15:19

1 in Custody After Chase on I-91 from Massachusetts to Hartford

One person is in custody after a chase from Massachusetts ended on Interstate 91 South in Hartford, according to state police. State Police said four to five cruisers from both Connecticut and Massachusetts have been struck. The chase ended in the area of exit 32. There is a large police presence

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-19 15:45:49

Tropical storm warning issued just east of CT as Jose inches closer

Here comes Jose. The storm is expected to bring up to 2 inches of rain to parts of the state starting on Tuesday morning. A tropical storm watch was issued for southern Fairfield, southern New Haven, all of Middlesex and all of New London counties. The watch extends up and down the eastern seaboard.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-18 13:19:00

I-91 south closed in Hartford after police chase

HARTFORD - Police have closed the southbound side of Interstate 91 in Hartford by exit 32 following police pursuit. State police said a vehicle struck several cruisers and three suspects are in custody. State police said drivers should expect highway lane closure. #CTtraffic: I91 sb x32 Windsor expe

FOX61.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:59