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Parents upset children in school with no power, water after possible lightning strike
CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - Parts of Carroll County, including at least one elementary school, are without water and power Thursday morning because of a possible lightning strike. Channel 2's Audrey Washington was at Providence Elementary School, where the school was open despite there being no water and
THC Found in Valentine's Day Food That Caused 28 Georgia Students to Be Hospitalized
Investigators have detected THC in food samples taken from Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, after more than two dozen students were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day because food they ate left them feeling ill.
Sheriff: Georgia firefighter stole from burning home
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Deputies in Coweta County have arrested a firefighter after they say he went into a burning house to steal from the homeowner. According to the Coweta County deputy's report, fire crews were called to a home on Cannon Road in Sharpsburg, Georgia the night of Jan.
JUST IN: New flood watch issued for parts of north Georgia
ATLANTA - If you're ready for an end to this rain -- you're going to have to wait a few more days. Light showers will continue throughout the day and more waves of rain will move through this evening and into tomorrow, with a focus over the north Georgia mountains.
Inmates working with chainsaw causing concerns in one metro neighborhood
CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - Neighbors in a Carroll County community are raising concerns after seeing chainsaw-wielding inmates working in a neighborhood full of children. One neighbor shared video and pictures with Channel 2’s Sophia Choi that shows the inmates using the chainsaws to cut up wood.
Georgia food stamp recipients will get March benefits in two parts
The 1.6 million Georgia residents who receive food stamps will get their benefits in two parts next month. Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services announced the change to the normal timing of food stamp distribution as a way to make sure recipients won’t have to wait too long between gett
Class AAAAA: A look at sweetest of Sweet 16 matchups
The No. 9 Arabia Mountain and No. 2 Villa Rica girls are developing a regular rivalry. The two team will meet in the postseason for the third consecutive year, one of the featured games in Class AAAAA.
Distracted Georgia Teen Driver Faces 9 Charges After Fatally Hitting 2 Women and a Newborn
A Georgia teen accused of fatally hitting three people, including an infant, as they crossed a street, will go to trial after a judge ruled against several defense motions. Zoe Reardon, 18, has been charged with nine misdemeanors, including second-degree vehicular homicide and distracted driving, fo
Lawmaker seek tax break for Georgia songwriters
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers are pitching a tax break for songwriters, in an effort to jump start the state’s music industry. Some officials think it’s a natural fit with the state’s thriving moviemaking industry.
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise
Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.
4-H BB team competes at Winter Classic
On Feb. 2, the Gordon County 4-H BB team traveled to Haralson County and competed in the annual Haralson County 4-H BB Winter Classic Match. Gordon County 4-H entered three teams into the competition:
School bus safety law goes into effect in Georgia
A new law regarding school bus safety in Georgia went into effect recently, after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed Senate Bill 25. Reversing a law change made last year, the new law requires drivers to stop for a school bus when no physical barrier, including a dirt median, a concrete median or some o
Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you'
A 79-year-old homeowner in Georgia reportedly fired off two shots during an attempted home invasion earlier this month. The actions taken by the unidentified woman to ward off the intruder before responders could arrive at her residence on Feb. 12 were captured on her 911 call, ABC News reported Wed
Three Georgia residents busted for theft in Bartholomew Co.
COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office has three people in custody pending further investigation and the possibility of forthcoming additional charges. All three suspects are from Georgia.
Lunch and Learn program at the Georgia Archives to cover state’s historic gardens
MORROW — Just in time for spring planting, the Georgia Archives is hosting a Lunch and Learn program all about historic gardens. On March 8 from noon to 1 p.m. residents are invited to attend for free “Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens.” The program will be presented by author
Class action lawsuit filed against Georgia Power
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia Power customers are filing a class action lawsuit against Georgia’s largest utility company. The company has approximately 2.5 million customers across the state. This case, first filed in 2011, claims Georgia Power overcharged customers for more than a decade. The suit
Ivanka Trump visits Georgia in workforce development push
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - President Trump's oldest daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump toured a plant in Georgia in a workforce development push. Trump's visit to a UPS driving training plant outside Atlanta on Wednesday with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was part of an effort to show the administration's work on
Police: Off-duty ICE officer kills man outside Georgia Walmart
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer has killed a man outside a Walmart in Georgia. News outlets report no charges have yet been filed in the Sunday death of 45-year-old Johnathan Liddell, who Douglasville police say was found dead in
Movie Company in Georgia Cited by U.S. Dept of Labor for
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Eye Productions Inc. for failing to protect employees from hazards while filming a television show in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. Proposed penalties total $9,472.
More than a year after adopting five siblings, Georgia family’s bond continues to grow
DALLAS, Ga. — We all remember the TV show the Brady Bunch. The series was about a family brought together by marriage. However, meet Maddie, Zoe, 10, Lizzie, Bella, and Will 3. The five children brought together by adoption.