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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.
County Commission to hold called meeting Tuesday
CLEVELAND, Ga. – A couple of funding requests will highlight the White County Board of Commissioners called meeting scheduled for Tuesday (Dec. 11) at 8 a.m. The Sautee Nacoochee Community Association will present a request for funding of the official guide and destination map for the historical Sau
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.
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
White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
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.
Body of fallen DeKalb officer escorted to home county
BALDWIN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Law enforcement from multiple counties joined together Saturday morning to escort the remains of a DeKalb police officer killed in the line of duty back home.
Police search for two cars involved in fatal hit-and-run
EAST POINT, Ga. - It was a hit-and-run which left a man dead and now has East Point Police searching for two cars. For Wilbur Yancy the tragic incident left him with a grisly impression of what he spotted outside his coin laundry business on Cleveland Avenue Saturday morning in East Point.
Art Walk holds gingerbread opening, White Light winners
Murphy – The last Friday Art Walk of the year wasn’t particularly busy, but the youngest artists there were ... 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!
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.
Police in Hall County search for missing 89-year-old man
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Police in northern metro Atlanta are on the lookout for an 89-year-old man not seen since Saturday morning. Alfred Wheeler Ringer of Gainesville, Georgia is described as a white man who is about 6 feet tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen around 10 a.m. wearing blue jeans, a tan
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
Sheriff: Gainesville man arrested for rape at party
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Hall County deputies have arrested a Gainesville man, saying that he sexually assaulted an acquaintance at a party. Officials with the Hall County Sheriff's Office told FOX 5 the sexual assault happened at a party at a home on the 3000 block of 3000 block of Poplar
Law enforcement in three counties search for man who fled when deputies tried to serve warrants
CLEVELAND, Ga. – Law enforcement agencies are still searching this afternoon for a fugitive wanted in Lumpkin, Dawson and Baldwin counties. White County Sheriff Neal Walden said when his deputies attempted to serve felony and misdemeanor warrants on Jeremiah Wayne Wendt, 39, at his residence on Wauk
$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
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
Ex-Gwinnett teacher pleads guilty to drunkenly biting teen’s buttocks
A former Snellville Middle School teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old girl’s buttocks underwater at Lake Lanier Islands on July 4, Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh said.
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
Authorities find $20,000 in meth, marijuana in Habersham home
A North Georgia drug task force found roughly $20,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana at a Baldwin home Wednesday, Dec. 12. The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at a Hubert Harris Road home following six months of investigation.
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.