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Police: Dahlonega man had stolen merchandise from 10 stores

A Dahlonega man was caught with stolen merchandise from Walmart stores and other businesses across multiple counties totaling $25,000, police said. Richard Lee Jackson, 42, was charged with theft by shoplifting, criminal damage to property and two counts of driving on a suspended license. Oakwood Po

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-24 03:23:00

Police: Neighborhood cars damaged with paint

Multiple vehicles were damaged with paint between Tuesday, March 20, and Wednesday, March 21, on Eagle Eye Road. Gainesville Police took seven reports on Wednesday, March 20. According to the victims, they believe it took place between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday. Most of the reports list th

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-24 03:10:00

Disturbance at Anderson Co. apartment complex, several in custody

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WSPA) - Several people were taken into custody following an incident at an apartment complex in Anderson County Thursday night. Deputies responded to a large disturbance at Edgewood Square Apartments on Cherry Street in Pendleton. Police from Clemson and the South Carolina Highw

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-23 02:28:44

Colbert man dies in Friday accident

A Colbert man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 29 Friday morning. Grady Godfrey, 75, died when his white Dodge Caravan crossed the centerline at 3840 Hwy. 29 and struck a northbound 18-wheeler. Madison County Coroner Julie Phillips said Godfrey was pronounced dead at the scene. The dri

MADISONJOURNALTODAY.COM - 2018-03-24 15:29:51

2 arrested, accused of beating women in separate assault cases

Two men were arrested on aggravated assault charges in Hall County after the sheriff's office said they attacked women in two separate cases earlier this week. In the first attack, authorities said Gustavo Contreras-Flores, 29, beat a woman he lived with in the back of the head Monday at their Gain


BREAKING NEWS: Body found at Yahoola Creek Reservoir

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The body of an unidentified male, apparently in his early to mid-50s, was discovered this afternoon (March 22) at the Yahoola Creek Reservoir in Dahlonega. Authorities say the cause of death appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound but the case is under investigation. Fetch Your


Pedestrian Killed on Commerce Road

A driver killed a woman around 10 p.m. Tuesday while she was crossing Commerce Road near the Bulldog Inn, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Kimberly Pierce, 52, was killed by a '90s-model green Honda with tinted windows. The driver and car left the scene after hitting Pierce. The car likely


Bedridden woman found covered by roaches, maggots

SUGAR HILL, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a bedridden woman had been found covered with cockroaches and maggots on a sheet smeared in feces in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes Gwinnett County authorities as saying in a report that her caretakers and family members, 54-year-old Terry War


Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller dies at 86

ATLANTA - FOX 5 News has learned former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller has died. The Miller Institute Foundation announced Friday morning that Miller passed away after being treated for Parkinson's Disease. He was 86-years-old. "He passed away peacefully at his home with family by h

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-23 17:50:00

Officials confirm tornado struck White County on Saturday

HELEN, Ga. - Investigators from the National Weather Service confirmed this week that it was an EF-1 tornado that tore through an area of White County last Saturday. The storm, packing winds of up to 105 mph, slammed though the Top of Georgia Airstream Park on GA-75, north of Helen, on Saturday nigh


Gwinnett Police seek female suspect accused of robbing store with steak knife

(Lawrenceville, Georgia) Gwinnett County Police Department detectives are seeking the public's help identifying a robbery suspect accused of robbing a cellphone store with a steak knife. The photos below are surveillance footage of the suspect.Photo credit: Gwinnett County Police Department Accordin


Father, son charged after woman found in 'deplorable' and 'inhumane' conditions

When Gwinnett firefighters arrived at a Buford home earlier this month, they found a woman in the same place they had left her about a month prior - only this time, her legs were decomposing and she was covered in feces, roaches and maggots. Now, two family members have been charged with neglect of

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-03-23 19:18:00

Woman found in deplorable conditions, decomposing legs expected to survive

SUGAR HILL, Ga. - A woman who was found bedridden inside her home crawling with bugs and decomposing body parts is expected to survive, according to police. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire and Gwinnett Police were dispatched to the home where they found the woman alive, but unconscious at a res


Prescribed burn at Tallulah Gorge will benefit habitat, wildlife

SOCIAL CIRCLE | State and federal agencies are planning a controlled burn at Tallulah Gorge State Park this spring to benefit unique wildlife at one of Georgia's most unique places. This prescribed fire will cover 1,300 acres of the northeast Georgia park and adjacent Chattahoochee National Forest a


2-year-old shoots 1-year-old in Hull Wednesday; injury doesn't appear life threatening

A 2-year-old child accidentally shot a 1-year-old sibling Wednesday morning with a handgun located in a bedroom of a Hull residence. The call to 9-1-1 was received at 9:43 a.m. According to Madison County Sheriff's Captain Jimmy Patton. Madison County EMS and sheriff's officers responded to the


Man shot, killed in Seneca, ruled homicide

SENECA, SC (WSPA) - A man was shot to death and his death has been ruled a homicide, according to Oconee Co. Coroner Karl Addis. The shooting was reported around 3:37 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 600 block of Lands Ends Rd. in the Crossroads Community. Jason Edward Dalton, 43, who lived at the loca


Duncan terminated as HMC CFO

Habersham Medical Center (HMC) will welcome next week a new face to serve as its chief financial officer. Interim HMC CEO ... 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! Habersham Medical Center (HMC)

NORTHEASTERN GEORGIAN - 2018-03-23 04:05:00

Woman killed in Green Street wreck

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Green Street late Monday night, March 19. Gainesville Fire Department Division Chief Keith Smith said one patient was trapped before being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition in the wreck. Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Ho


Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie