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Elizabeth Warren heckled at Georgia campaign stop: 'Why did you lie?'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was once again reminded that she exaggerated her Native American ancestry and was heckled during a campaign stop in Georgia.


Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia

Gallery: Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia. Remove restrictions on building new health care facilities. Require nonprofit hospitals to reveal financial information.


Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition staying in Columbus, mayor Henderson says

The Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition will celebrate 75 years in Columbus when pageant contestants take the stage at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, Mayor Berry “Skip” Henderson announced Saturday.


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


Georgia lawmakers mull medical pot cultivation, drones near prisons

ATLANTA | The Georgia legislature is beginning to pick up its pace as the 2019 session approaches the half-way mark. Friday marked legislative day 16 of 40. The past week saw the governor sign his first bill, a measure that clarifies when vehicles can pass a school bus. A new bill in the House would


3 Athens products are 'Taste of Georgia' finalists

Products from three Athens companies started by entrepreneurs are among the finalists in the University of Georgia’s annual “Flavor of Georgia” contests. The Athens finalists include Classic City Bee Company’s Smoked Honey, in the honey and related products category; Epting Events’ Beef Short Ribs i


Georgia launches new app for free mental health counseling

State health officials launched a new mobile app Thursday that offers free and confidential access to people suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and other issues. The My GCAL app, which works on Apple and Android phones, caters to younger Georgians who are more comfortable sending texts t


Narcotics Unit: 'Operation Broken Heart' results in eleven arrests made in Oconee County

WALHALLA, SC (FOX CAROLINA) -- 'Operation Broken Heart' proved successful over Valentine's Day, as the Oconee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit announced the arrests of eleven individuals, Friday.


Legend: You'll see a ghost if you stand on this bridge at night

HELEN, Ga. — There's a mystery rising from Chickamauga Creek in North Georgia. Locals say don't cross the Stovall Mill Covered Bridge unless you're ready to face whatever it is calling out after dark.


Girls basketball playoffs: State playoffs begin Friday for area teams

The road to Macon begins Friday when nine area northeast Georgia girls, and one boys, basketball teams take the court in the first round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs.


Georgia softball finishes Red & Black showcase with two wins

It was beautiful day at Jack Turner Stadium on Saturday and the Georgia softball team seemed to be enjoying itself as it dominated Winthrop and Omaha to close out the Red & Black Showcase.


Deputies searching for Oconee Co. woman last seen on January 2

OCONEE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) – Oconee County deputies are asking for help tracking down a missing woman. Deputies said Laura Ann Anders, 45, has not been seen since January 2.


Officials: Weed discovered in Oconee County administration building

WALHALLA, SC (FOX Carolina) - Oconee County deputies are investigating after county officials say marijuana was found inside their administration building at the end of December 2018.


Medical helicopter transports child injured by falling tree near Cornelia

CORNELIA — A child was injured by a falling tree at a home outside Cornelia around 6:30 Saturday night. According to Habersham County Emergency Services Director Chad Black, the child “was in a hammock swinging and the tree apparently gave and fell onto the child.”


Young Harris suspect charged with multiple sex crimes

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Towns County Sheriff’s Office investigators served arrest warrants Friday, Jan. 15 on Dalton Travis Denmark, 18, of Young Harris. Denmark was arrested and taken into custody without incident.


Man given 25 years in child molestation case

Assistant District Attorney Harold Buckler said he, investigators and fellow attorneys continued to search for answers in the month since the conviction of Madison Shadburn. “I’ve never in my life put in this much work after a jury has come back to try to figure out why exactly this defendant did th


GARY EDWARDS: Peach Belt cuisine

FLORENCE, S.C. -- After a successful home stand, the Francis Marion University men’s basketball team takes to the road this weekend to play the University of North Georgia on Saturday afternoon, and then Young Harris College on Monday evening.


White County residents urged to register for Code RED weather warnings

CLEVELAND, Ga. — White County includes Weather Warnings within the Code RED system in order to provide residents and businesses with automated severe weather alerts. The opt-in service will automatically notify those registered of tornado, flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings just moments af


Towns County Democratic Party elects new officers

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – Towns County Democratic Party met Feb. 14 to discuss the political by-laws and zbrainstorm ideas to raise college scholarship funds for graduating Towns County students. Last year, the group awarded two graduating seniors $500 each to apply toward tuition at Young Harris College. Th


Towns County to require fee from non-resident pickleball players

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – FetchYourNews (FYN) was notified by a citizen that Towns County intends to soon begin collecting a fee from out-of-county pickleball players for use of the newly refurbished “old” recreation center’s indoor gymnasium.