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Man breaks into home, tries to fight homeowner, tells deputies he was playing game, deputies say
A Salem man is accused of breaking into a home, trying to fight the homeowner and then telling deputies he was playing a game, according to Oconee County deputies.
Clayton police request help from GBI over officer-involved shooting
CLAYTON COUNTY — The Clayton County Police Department has requested the help of the Georgia Bureau Investigation to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Conley, according to Nelly Miles, GBI public information officer.
Gainesville man arrested for felony theft by taking
CLEVELAND, Ga. – White County authorities arrested Oscar Rene Escobar, 43, of Gainesville last week. He is charged with felony theft by taking, giving deputies a false identity and driving on a suspended license.
Not good for our Tigers; not hospitable to our guests
There was no relaxing for either the W-W Tigers or the Hart County Bulldogs at halftime last Friday night.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version of this story will be available to all readers after2 weeks.Full versions of news stories from the most recent 2 weeks are av
Loitering suspect arrested for methamphetamine at local store
HIAWASSEE, Ga. – On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Towns County Sheriff’s deputies, along with an officer from the Hiawassee Police Department, responded to the Lakeview store on Highway 76 East in Hiawassee, in reference to a subject who was loitering on the property.
North Carolinians ask local police for directions, arrested on drug charges
HIAWASSEE, Ga. – On the evening of Monday, Aug. 6, a Hiawassee Police Department patrol officer was in the parking lot of a local business when the officer was approached by two white males in a white Ford F250, requesting directions. The officer advised the driver that an incoming call for service
Lady Tigers win three in a row
The W-W Lady Tiger softball team took both games of a doubleheader against 6A Grovetown Monday in Augusta. In the first game, the girls mercy ruled the Warriors 13-2. In the second game the Lady Tigers got down 10-4 early but battled back to tie the game at 10-10 after six innings.You must be an onl
2 tourists, 3 first responders recover after Georgia rescue
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Two charged with murder in deadly Toccoa shooting
Authorities still haven't released what led up to the shooting but said that, upon completion of the investigation, the GBI's findings will be turned over to the Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.
Body found after house fire at Upstate home, coroner says
Fire reported on Morning Dew Court in LibertySOURCE: WYFF News 4LIBERTY, S.C. —A body was found Thursday morning after a fire at an Upstate home, Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley confirms.The fire was reported on Morning Dew Court in Liberty.
Teen shot dead in north Georgia; GBI assisting investigation
TOCCOA, Ga. -- A teen is dead and state agents are investigating after a murder in north Georgia.Police said that around 1:40 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was called in to help police in Toccoa in a shooting investigation. Officers in the small Georgia town said they responded to a pers
Where's the beef? At the roundup, of course
The South Carolina Jr. Beef Round-Up is usually the first weekend of August each year at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena near Clemson. Clemson University’s Cooperative Extension Service organizes and coordinates this weekend of beef cattle activities for youth and their families.
Woman charged after hitting husband with pickup, dragging him several blocks to his death
She was sentenced to 10 years in prison for reckless homicide, two years in prison for unlawful neglect of a child and five years of probation, Wagner said.
Two Georgia men face sexual exploitation charges
William Edward Butler, 39, of 548 Springdale Drive, Royston, Georgia and Joel William Rolston, 26, of 92 Meadow Drive, Royston, Georgia were both arrested Tuesday and charged with disseminating obscene material and first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
S.C. High School football rankings are out. See who is ranked to start the year
Hanna, coming off an 11-1 season, came in No. 5 in Class AAAAA while BHP was tied for No. 4 with Myrtle Beach.
Wife sentenced for running over husband, killing him
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Police: 6-year-old hit by car in DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in DeKalb County.Police say the driver has remained on scene after the accident.Officials have not yet released the identity of the child or the driver.This is a breaking news story. We will be updating this s
Clayton State Basketball names 1,000-Point Scorer Dantez Bennamon as Graduate Assistant
Joining the program in 2014, the Goose Creek, South Carolina native would go on to play in 113 games, starting 80, while scoring 1,215 career points in the process. Both his game and start totals are the third most in the history of the program while his point total is fifth most. The latter also re
Young arraigned on murder, aggravated assault
Randy Bernard Young, seen here in custody, is charged with malice murder in the death of his girlfriend, Amber Wilson. (Special Photo)
Helen man arrested on terroristic threat charge
A knife-wielding man was arrested after being subdued by law enforcement on Sunday, Aug. 5. Authorities responded to a home in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news from The White County News. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!