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Weather preventing rescuers from helping person injured at waterfall

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. -- A person was injured Saturday afternoon at Panther Creek Falls in Habersham County, but crews are having difficulty in reaching the person because of the weather.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 22:57:57

Emergency crews rescue man who fell along Panther Creek

ofHABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga.- Emergency crews say the have rescued a man after “a substantial fall” along Panther Creek.Crews were called out to the waterfalls at Panther Creek shortly before 6 p.m. to rescue a man that had fallen at the waterfalls along the creek.Emergency officials said because bad wea

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 01:53:45

ATLANTA WEATHER: Dangerously hot day, possible storms ahead Monday

The main threats are damaging wind and gusts of 40 to 60 mph, hail up to an inch in diameter, lightning and heavy downpours.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-25 09:51:19

Man dies in wreck on Ga. 140

A man died Saturday after suffering multiple blunt force trauma injuries in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Ga. 140 near Big Oak Tree Road in Adairsville, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton.Bartow Headlines reported the identity of the man as Jason Manning, 45, of Plainville.He wa

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 23:33:00

Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother

Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Police make arrest after teen shot, killed in road rage incident

Janae Owens, 17, was in a car with her mother sitting at a red lightat the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road on Wednesday eveningwhen police said a man in a black car opened fire, hitting the car. Owens was killed in the incident.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-23 18:15:41

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding... more

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-24 14:29:49

Weather hampers rescue of hiker injured at waterfall

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. -- A hiker was injured Saturday afternoon at Panther Creek Falls in Habersham County and had to wait for several hours to be rescued.Rescue crews had difficulty in reaching the man because of the weather.Officials said aviation crews from the state Department of Natural Resources a

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 22:57:57

Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County

Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 10:28:00

Rescue crews attempting to reach person who fell at Rainbow Falls

TRANSYLVANIA Co., N.C. (WSPA) - Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue reports that a recovery effort is underway Saturday after a person reportedly fell from Rainbow Falls in Transylvania County, N.C.

WSPA.COM - 2018-06-23 16:56:23

Jackson Co. man wounded in shootout with police during SWAT standoff, shoots his mom

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday afternoon to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in conjunction with a three-hour SWAT standoff on Friday.According to the report, 37-year-old Jonathan Wayne Allen

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 17:06:08

NEW DETAILS: 2 injured in wreck; took 45 minutes to extricate driver

A 2004 Kia Optima was allegedly traveling westbound on the wrong side of the road, causing a head-on wreck with an oncoming 2007 Chevy Tahoe, Georgia State Patrol said. Witnesses told GSP the Kia had allegedly passed another vehicle on a double yellow line stretch of Ga. 115 and continued driving in


Pair of wrecks involving same car leave one person seriously injured

A Cleveland man was seriously injured after his car was involved in two separate wrecks on Interstate 985 northbound Wednesday night.Joseph Chute, 58, of Cleveland, was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on the interstate at the same time as Nolan Lassiter, 81, of Cornelia, in a Lincoln Town Car.Geor


2 women arrested in massage parlor sting operation

Kim is also facing prostitution, masturbation for hire, and massage without a license charges.


Zipping into a 'cool' weekend at Helen attraction

HELEN, Ga.- There are always lots of big things happening in Georgia’s Alpine Village – Helen! But if you’re looking for a particularly high-flying thrill when you’re in town, there’s a place where “adventure” is right there on the sign out front!


Man shot in Jackson County by police after allegedly shooting woman

Maj. Michael Steffman of the Braselton police department said the woman, who called 911, was taken to Northeast Georgia Gainesville Hospital in critical but stable condition, and will require surgery.


Man running from deputies found hiding in laundry room

Steven Walden, 29, of Dacula was pulled over for a traffic stop around 11 am on June 18 on East Jones Frive near Friendship Road. Deputies said he was wanted for a misdemeanor count of obstruction and driving on a suspended license in Gwinnett County. Deputies said during the traffic stop Walden res


Why Lula hopes to lure movie, TV production companies

Lula is preparing for the camera.The city is working on a film ordinance to encourage production companies to consider filming there and to set guidelines for companies to film while minimizing disturbance in the community. Hall County already has a film ordinance, and the city of Oakwood passed its


Police: SWAT team arrests man after he shoots mother, fires at police

BRASELTON, Ga.- Police are investigating after a mother said she was shot by her son Friday afternoon.The woman called 911 around 4:30 p.m. to report the shooting at a home on Charlie Cooper Road.Police believed the son is barricaded in the home and the Hall County SWAT team was been called to the s


Georgia town braces for up to 10,000 for Rainbow Family gathering

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga.- A small north Georgia town is bracing for as many as 10,000 self-proclaimed "hippies."