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Hazards at Redneck Beach: Trespassing, flooding and E. Coli levels are dangers McNutt, Barber creeks

When Michael Conway bought 11 acres of land surrounding the intersection of Barber and McNutt creeks in 1988, he did so knowing the land was popular in Athens’ culture.“Most of the time, I don’t try to keep [people] from getting in the water,” Conway said. “It’s the oldest swimming hole in Athens-Cl

RED AND BLACK - 2018-07-20 14:00:00

Police investigating if body found in lake is missing UGA grad

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Investigators are back out at a Gwinnett County lake a day after aman's body was found floating in the water.Gwinnett County police toldChannel 2 Action Newsthe body "on the surface" could be that of a missing 25-year-old UGA graduate.Channel 2'sTom Reganwas on the scene as div

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 18:58:02

Recent high school grad found dead in crashed car after weeklong search

ELBERT COUNTY, Ga.- For six days, authorities combed Elbert and Madison counties for any sign of 18-year-old Julie Ann Mosier.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 21:41:20

Ga. 365 shut down after car overturns near Jaemor Farms

Traffic is backed up on Ga. 365 on Friday, July 20, due to an accident south of Tribble Gap Road near Jaemor Farms.- photo by Nick Bowman

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-20 16:18:00

Tree blocking Morningside Drive after overnight storms

A tree fell on Morningside Drive, taking power lines with it, as storms came through the area early July 21.Gainesville Police have the road blocked between Riverside Drive and Park Hill Drive, and are diverting traffic down those side roads as of 8 a.m.Robert Jones, construction supervisor with the

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-21 09:16:00

A tragic ending in the search for a missing teen

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. -- Authorities posted a sad update in the search for a teenager who went missing one week ago.Julie Mosier left a residence in Danielsville, Ga. around 5 a.m. on July 12. The 18-year-old was never seen alive again.After a search that spanned nearly a week. police posted an update o


Generations reflect on times spent at Brasleton's closing Mayfield Dairy: 'It just breaks my heart'

Maggie the Jersey Cow has stood watch over Braselton for decades as the symbol of Mayfield Dairy in Braselton. She will soon be gone because the entire dairy will be shutting down before the end of the year.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-19 21:31:02

GBI: Body of missing Danielsville teen found in car in pond

DANIELSVILLE, Ga.- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they have located the body of an 18-year-old Danielsville woman who was last seen on July 12.GBI agents said the body and vehicle of Julie Ann Mosier were pulled from a pond Wednesday at the intersection of Parhamtown Road and US Highway 17


4 can't miss festivals happening this weekend in Athens

For the past seven years, the Foundry has hosted a showcase specifically for Motown acts as a way to add some flavor to summer music scene. Some Beach and R&B music will be sprinkled in too. On top of that, The Foundry has discounted the prices of tickets to thank the community for its support, said


Man charged with malice murder after overnight shooting in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. -- One person is charged in the shooting that left a man dead Tuesday night.Athens-Clarke County Police arrested Randy Levrette on Wednesday around 3:50 a.m.Police were called to Cedar Shoals Drive just after 11 p.m. Tuesday for possible gunshots in the area, near Perry's Convenience Sto


Power lines block both sides of GA-10 loop, Athens police suggest drivers find alternate routes

An 18-wheel truck that struck a power line on the GA-10 loop near Timothy Road has caused numerous delays, according to Athens-Clarke County Public Information Officer Jeff Montgomery.Four power lines and poles are blocking multiple lanes of traffic, ACCPD spokesperson Epifanio Rodriguez said.The dr


Body found in neighborhood lake in Gwinnett County, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Gwinnett police are investigating after a body was found at Lake Carlton in Loganville.Channel 2 Action Newswas the first local news station to arrive at the scene Wednesday night.We're at the scene talking to police for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morninig.TREND


The Kinnebrew Company voted Business of the Month by Chamber of Commerce - Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS — For over 70 years, The Kinnebrew Company has been Americus’ primary source of fine southern clothing. Owned and operated by Hulme Kinnebrew III, the store has been a staple in downtown Americus for as long as most residents can remember.


Police: Gainesville man arrested for molesting 4-year-old girl

According to officials, on Saturday, July 14 a relative of the victim took her to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.


Athens man dies from shooting, suspect arrested

An Athens man died last night after being shot multiple times near Perry's Convenience Store on Cedar Shoals Drive, an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release said.David Cooper, 24, of Athens, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, the release said. Police we


Mobile health clinic serves communities in Athens - UGA Today

For one young man, the visit was preventive.He knew high blood pressure ran in his family, so he went to have his checked. For another family, it was a primary care visit for their children, one that may have otherwise been impossible due to work schedules and transportation challenges.


Gainesville man charged for fatal wreck

Ryan Travanti Stephens, 34, of Gainesville was arrested on Saturday and was charged with homicide by vehicle following an investigation into the wreck by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, said Cpl. Doug Rainwater, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office,


Lula woman reports phone scam

A Lula woman reported a phone scam when someone called her home and alleged to be her granddaughter.The woman told a deputy with the Banks County Sheriff’s Office that the woman on the phone said she was her granddaughter. A man then got on the phone and said her granddaughter had been in a traffic


Six Bands to See at SlopFest 2018

Started in 2009 to give service drones and townie crumbums a chance to get rowdy while students were gone, SlopFest has evolved into one of Athens’ most essential music events. Generally focusing on punk, metal and other loud sounds, it serves as a good barometer of the local rock scene’s vitality.


Commerce school budget of $15.4 million approved

Commerce City Board of Education unanimously approved a fiscal year 2019 school budget Monday night that is $700,000 more than the FY2018 budget and is projected to use about $244,000 of reserve money.