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Piedmont Newton helps mother plan for safe sleep

COVINGTON, Ga. - "If I never had to work a child death, or infant death, related to a sleep environment again, it would be fantastic," Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis said. Make sure there is nothing around the baby as it is sleeping Davis said sleep-related infant deaths are a national problem a

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:19:00

Belton: Getting started at the capital

The signature event launching every new session is the Eggs and Issues breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center. This year we heard the governor talk about his final year's priorities, as well as his accomplishments over the past seven years. For the fifth year in a row, Georgia was named the

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:28:00

3 common health resolutions and how to keep them

COVINGTON, Ga. - Resolving to be healthier in 2018? Doctors at Piedmont Physicians of Social Circle and Conyers share tips on how to make three common health resolutions stick throughout the year. 1. Lose weight. One of the most common health resolutions made each year, losing weight is the top prio

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:23:00

Man found guilty in hookah lounge murder case

A man was found guilty of murder Friday in the deadly shooting of another man over a $5 cover charge, Channel 2 Action News reported. David Jacobs, a former bouncer at Cloud 6 Hookah Lounge near Lithonia, was found guilty in the 2013 death of Keith Butler, Channel 2 reported. A mistrial was declared


New faces, leadership at school boards

Both the WaltonCounty Board of Education and the Social Circle Board of Education welcomed new faces and new officers in the January meetings. The Waltonboard had no turnover this year, with no races on the ballot last fall for the school board, but the board did elect new officers.


2018 Capitol Update Week 1 - State of the State

Speaker David Ralston gaveled the House into the second regular session of the 154th General Assembly on Monday, January 8, 2018. State of the State On Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal delivered his eighth and final State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate. His presentatio


Monroe will look at leasing police vehicles

The Monroe City Council will consider a plan at its Tuesday meeting to start leasing police vehicles, a move Police Chief Keith Glass said will save money and keep more reliable vehicles in the fleet. The plan, which was forwarded to the full council by the Public Safety Committee, calls for the cit


Police investigate shooting death of man at apartment

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man has been fatally shot at a apartment complex in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County Police Corp. Matthew Williamson told local news media that officers found 42-year-old Joe Love dead with gunshot wounds Sunday afternoon. Police say Love wasn't alone during t

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-15 14:45:55

Deputies investigating fatal wreck on Savannah Hwy.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred in Ravenel on Sunday afternoon, they say. The wreck happened just after 5 p.m. near the intersection of Savannah Highway and Miley Hill Road. According to a preliminary investigation, the driver of a green sedan pulled

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-14 22:56:43

Man charged with DUI after crashing into Highway Patrol cruiser on I-26, deputies say

A man is charged with DUI after authorities said he rear-ended an unoccupied S.C. Highway Patrol cruiser early Sunday on Interstate 26 in Charleston County. Michael William Hazel, 27, of Holly Avenue in Goose Creek, is charged with DUI, second offense. Charleston County sheriff's deputies said he w

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-15 14:30:00

Family of Walter Scott, 1969 hospital strikers among those honored at MLK Day rally

Local activists gathered in Marion Square this afternoon to remind locals about the work that lies ahead to fulfill Dr. Martin Luther King's dream. Named "South Carolina Is Still Killing the Dream," the rally, organized by The Coalition, featured speeches in which local community organizers, electe

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER - 2018-01-16 00:17:00

Man Charged with DUI After Slamming into Police Cruiser on I-26

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man is charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he crashed into a highway patrol vehicle that was stopped on the side of an interstate. Multiple media organizations report that 27-year-old Michael Hazel of Goose Creek was charged after t

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-01-15 21:09:00

Gas prices on the rise across South Carolina

Gas prices are on the rise across the state. In the last week, the cost of gas has risen by 3.8 cents, according to a recent report from gas price website GasBuddy. "Man, they've been rising," Charleston resident Jennifer Koll said. "It's been kind of tough to find a place that you can get a good pr

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 23:47:05

James Island's Pet Helpers helping dog left alone, homeless find a new home

Heartbreak and a canine miracle; the story of two South Carolina dogs capturing hearts. Every day, stray pets are found without collars and microchips, it's what recently happened in the Upstate. A dog was hit by a car and left to die, but it's his guardian angel that's getting so much attention. Th

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-01-15 21:27:54

Freeloaders: Free up some time, y'all

Free stuff is fun, right? That's all the pep we've got for ya today, Charleston. Here's what's free around town this week. Meet tiny house developer Michael Withey at Office Evolution on King Street starting at 4 p.m. Edmund's Oast Brewing Co. hosts their free-to-attend Monday Woody Variety Show

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER - 2018-01-15 20:01:00

Lee Lee's pops up at Park Cafe in Charleston for Chinese New Year

Been missing your favorite Chinese restaurant on the Westside? Park Cafe will host a Lee Lee's Hot Kitchen pop-up for Chinese New Year on Feb. 16. There will be two seatings at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The family meal costs $50 per person and they promise to bring back some classics from Lee Lee's as well

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-15 14:18:00

Campbell's Hunter Seibert has sights set on county and the Naval Academy

When Hunter Seibert was 12-years-old and started competing for the Smyrna Sharks, he discovered it was the diving that intrigued him more than the swimming. The only catch, diving season with the Sharks was only a month. Wanting to do more, his coach with the Sharks, Stevie Vines suggested the Atlan

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 02:58:00

AROUND TOWN: Setzler gets a challenger; Cobb Countians on 100 Most Influential

STATE REP. ED SETZLER, R-Acworth, who has held the seat since 2005, has drawn Democrat Kyle Rinaudo, a 21-year-old Campbell High School percussion teacher, as a challenger in this year's election. The Connecticut-born Rinaudo moved to Cobb with his family when he was in elementary school. A member o

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 00:36:00

Snow Timeline | When to expect snowfall in metro Atlanta

Yes, my fellow Georgians, snow is coming again but there's only a 20 percent chance this winter event will actually take place. Starting at noon, northwest Georgia should start to see some clouds and light snow coming through until 6:00 p.m, Tuesday evening. Metro Atlanta will start to see come clou

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-15 17:06:00

Man impaled through windshield of car survives

MARIETTA, Ga. - A man impaled by a chain link fencepost was still fighting for his life Monday evening at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. That post went through the man's Ford F-150 on Saturday around 7 a.m. as he was driving along Church Street. The family said Tim Buford was on his way to work as a

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-16 06:18:00