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BREAKING: Mattie’s Call issued for Covington man

COVINGTON, Ga. -A Mattie's Call has been issued for Matthew Cole, 55, according to a release from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.“Matthew Cole, of Covington, was last seen at Rockdale Piedmont Hospital, Conyers, Ga this date around 7 a.m. and before that near Broken Branch Court, Covington, Ga.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 19:33:00

Gang leader convicted of ordering man’s murder from prison

Gordon Evans was convicted of malice murder, three counts of felony murder, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, aggravated battery and two counts of criminal street gang activity. He was accused of ordering the murder of Jeffery Anderson, who was found in Lawrenceville with two gunshot wounds in

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-20 21:17:00

Suspect arrested for allegedly shooting, killing man during argument in Walmart parking lot

Police said the victim, suspect, and the suspect's fiancé got into a verbal argument in the store's parking lot.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-20 14:47:40

NCSO seeks public's help in locating burglary suspects

The suspects, seen in security camera footage, were wearing black ski masks and hoodies when they gained entry to the Marathon Gas Station on Crowell Road using yellow crow bars. They were seen in an older-model black Dodge Charger SRT with aftermarket clear taillights and a drive-out tag.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:43:00

Covington to work on plan to address fire department diversity

COVINGTON, Ga. –According to numbers provided by the City Of Covington, currently, only two of city’s 53 sworn firefighters are African-American or any other minority. City leaders, including the mayor and city council, pledged Monday to take steps toward eliminating that disparity.The issue of the

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 09:48:00

Pace: Meeting each other where we are

Earlier this month, I attended a retreat as a part of the work I do at Oxford College. We gathered as a group of director-level employees to think about our goals for the year ahead and how we might collaborate instead of falling into the silos where we too-often find ourselves when the year gets bu

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 09:51:00

Speak About It puts consent on center stage at Oxford College

OXFORD, Ga. -On Aug. 28, Speak About It, a national sexual assault prevention organization, will bring its empowering and enlightening show about consent and healthy relationships to first-year students at Oxford College of Emory UniversitySpeak About It uses true stories written by real young adult

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 09:49:00

Police: One person dead following shooting at Gwinnett County Walmart

#BREAKING:@SnellvillePDsays there was some sort of altercation between two groups in the parking lot of this Snellville Walmart. One person opened fire, shooting another. Victim transported to Gwinnett Medical Center.@FOX5Atlantapic.twitter.com/xR3jX3DLY4— Claire Simms (@Claire_FOX5)August 19, 2018

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-20 01:19:00

Walmart shooting: Man killed in dispute over parking space, witnesses | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic

SNELLVILLE, Ga. -An argument over a parking spaceturned deadly Sunday evening outside a crowded Georgia Walmart,WSB-TVreported.

KRMG - 2018-08-20 07:17:00

2 people found dead at home in Forsyth County

Boy dying from leukemia wants racing stickers for his casketMARTA service resumes after 2 people were hit by train, police sayDrugs hidden in cappuccino maker at convenience store, police say

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 12:07:43

Police: Altercation leads to shooting that left man dead in parking lot at Snellville Walmart

One person was shot Sunday evening at Walmart along Scenic Highway in Snellville. (Photo: FOX 5 Atlanta)One person was shot and killed Sunday evening at Walmart along Scenic Highway in Snellville.Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead told the Daily Post that a "quick altercation" between two groups

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-19 23:57:00

One person shot at Snellville Walmart, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Snellville Police are investigating at shooting at a Walmart on Scenic Highway in Gwinnett County.Channel 2 Action Newshas learned one person was shot after a single shot was fired.The shooter has been detained.We're learning more from investigators, on the Channel 2 Action New

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-19 23:20:25

College sees unexpected boom in enrollment of low- and moderate-income white women | Inside Higher Ed

Oxford College ofEmory Universityis a two-year liberal arts college in Oxford, Ga., that is affiliated with the university and sends its graduates there to finish bachelor's degrees. The Oxford program is located in a small town, not Atlanta. Though the program is known for its academic rigor, it is

INSIDE HIGHER ED - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Police: Person shot at Snellville Walmart

One person was shot Sunday evening at Walmart along Scenic Highway in Snellville.Snellville Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that there was some sort of altercation between two groups in the parking lot. They said one person opened fire, shooting another.The victim was transported to Gwinnett Medical Cente

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-19 23:57:00

ON THE MARKET: 5-bed home for nearly $1M

Sitting on 71 acres, the home is described as a "European-style brick and stone manor home," according to the listing.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-08-19 12:19:00

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 20

Antojitos Dominicanos; 510 Pleasant Hill Road, Suite B, Lilburn; 89

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-19 19:00:00

Covington author writes of romance

To hear her talk, one would think the people she hangs around with are awfully gossipy, secretive and quite amorous. And then there are the hillbillies who do the craziest things that keep her laughing. For Covington author T.L. Henry, these friends show up in her imagination and land on the pages o


Police report: man charged with rape claims he was sleepwalking

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.- A Lawrenceville man has been charged with rape, but the claims he made to police are making national headlines.


DFCS report: 'Red flags' ignored in toddler starvation case

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Three-year-old Reygan Moon died from starvation last month, and now, DFCS admits there may have been "missed opportunities" to help her before it was too late.A recently-released Georgia Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) report indicates that Reygan's case was no


Tramore Open House 5 bedroom Ready Now - Snellville, GA Patch

Tramore has a brand new home that is move-in ready! 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, with guest suite and full bath on main floor, separate formal dining room, study with French doors, family room with stacked stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen with granite, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, master

PATCH - 2018-08-19 18:52:14