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This Tiny Georgia Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit

While most visitors to Georgia might immediately think of Dahlonega or Blue Ridge as the towns of check out during Christmastime, there is another tiny gem worth taking a trip to. This entire town becomes a holiday wonderland for all who visit, each year getting better and better than the last. If y

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

No. 20 Arizona State rallies from 18 down to defeat Georgia

No. 20 Arizona State overcame an 18-point deficit to upend Georgia 76-74 on Saturday night at Athens, Ga. After Luguentz Dort made just 1 of 2 free throws with 7.9 seconds left, Georgia (5-4) inbounded the ball with Nicolas Claxton taking it the length of the court before misfiring on a mid-range ju

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-12-16 02:24:00

Love letter written by veteran in 1954 discovered in Georgia Walmart, reunited with family

Call it a miracle on aisle 7. A veteran's love letter, written in 1954 and discovered inside a Walmart in Georgia, was reunited with his family on Friday, thanks to the persistence of store employees.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-16 18:33:48

Funeral procession takes place for officer killed in the line of duty

DeKalb County, GA (CBS46) Officers from all over metro Atlanta lined up their cruisers and motorcycles in front of the DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday to pay their respects to an officer killed in the line of duty.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-16 14:58:47

Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital

A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-16 20:58:08

Deputies: Woman sold meth to undercover Sheriff's Office operative, now behind bars again

Walhalla, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- A Seneca woman was arrested on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine, which is her second offense, deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff's Office report.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-12-14 18:56:44

Hundreds expected to line streets for fallen DeKalb County officer

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Law enforcement personnel across metro Atlanta are preparing to honor a DeKalb County police officer killed in the line of duty. In just a few hours, a procession will escort the body of DeKalb County Officer Edgar Flores from DeKalb County to his home in Habersham County.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-15 13:06:46

Fallen Georgia officer was shot repeatedly; wounded police dog 'stable'

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia police officer gunned down after a traffic stop and foot chase east of Atlanta was shot multiple times by an assailant who also opened fire on a police dog named Indi, who is in stable condition, state officials said Friday afternoon.

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-12-15 05:50:45

Officials: Boston murder suspect arrested in Georgia

HAMPTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Clayton County Police have arrested a man suspected of two murders in Boston. Officials say the initial incident happened in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston on June 30, 2018. Police were called to the scene and found two men dead from gunshot wounds.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-15 16:31:00

Car thieves making off with Carvana vehicles, Georgia sheriff says

Online car seller Carvana said 30 cars have been stolen from its storage lots in Barrow County recently, and some of the vehicles have been recovered in metro Atlanta, according to a report.


Man shot with own gun after struggle with Georgia State Patrol Trooper

Sparta, GA (WJBF) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a man who ran from a traffic stop in Hancock County. Investigators say the shooting happened Wednesday evening on Fairmont Road in Sparta.

WJBF.COM - 2018-12-15 00:20:00

Hiawassee traffic stop takes more methamphetamine off streets

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – A traffic stop conducted by Hiawassee Police Department led to yet another drug arrest during the afternoon hours of Saturday, Dec. 8, near the intersection of Main Street and Bell Creek Road.

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Man badly burned in motorhome explosion

An explosion inside a motorhome sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries on Saturday afternoon in Franklin. According to ... 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!

FRANKLIN PRESS - 2018-12-14 04:59:00

$20K of illegal narcotics seized in Habersham County drug bust

HABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga. - A Habersham County man was arrested during a major drug bust on Wednesday following a 6-month investigation. John Mark Sims, 52, has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of marijuana. He was arrested at hi

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-12-13 13:46:00

Life-saving kidney transplant after Facebook post is 'Christmas miracle'

FRANKLIN, N.C. (WLOS) — A kidney transplant is being hailed as a Christmas miracle just in the nick of time. "I was just losing hope. and my pastor told me, 'Do not lose hope,'" said Pat Cable, who finally got her wish.

WLOS.COM - 2018-12-14 18:07:18

New bridge planned in Scaly Mountain

A new bridge over Middle Creek in the Scaly Mountain community drew inquisitive eyes on Nov. 29 from dozens of ... 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!

HIGHLANDSNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 13:15:00

This Must-Try Farmhouse Restaurant Is Hiding In Georgia’s Most Charming Town

Usually when you’re driving through a small town in Georgia, you can only hope to find charming, quaint restaurants that are excellent representations of the area. In the small town of Austell, you’ll find just that. Nestled in the heart of this small town of around 6,500 inhabitants you’ll find thi

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

National climate change report: what's in store for Southern Appalachian forests?

ASHEVILLE - Drought, fires, epic storms, flooding, even plagues of insects. The recently released government report on climate change, the "National Climate Assessment," predicting drastic changes to the way our our local forests will look and function in the next few decades reads like the worst of

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-12-14 12:00:00

Williams, Griffin wed in Highlands, N.C.

Marie Elise Williams and Charles David Griffin were wed September 2 at The Farm at Old Edwards Inn in Highlands, N.C. Led by the bridal family’s friends and former pastors of Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, the wedding took place in the wedding garden on the ceremony lawn.

NORTHSIDESUN.COM - 2018-12-13 20:53:45

Georgia man fatally shot with own gun after struggle with state trooper

A traffic stop about 100 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta turned deadly Wednesday when a passenger in the vehicle was shot with his own gun, authorities said. The GBI is investigating after the man, identified as 22-year-old Dequane Rayshun Williams, was killed during a struggle with a Georgia St

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-12-14 18:43:20