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Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 12/10 to 12/16
Arrest report provided by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 35-01-18) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Dawson County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pl
3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016
Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C
Hamby, Headley honored for outstanding achievement during Thursday work session
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Dawson County Board of Commissioners had a busy work session agenda Thursday, but took time out to honor two individuals for very special accomplishments – County Manager David Headley and District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Hamby.
UPDATE: Two killed in crash on Ga. Hwy. 400 Monday
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Ga. Hwy. 400 near Henry Grady Highway in Dawson County Monday. According to the Georgia State Patrol incident report, at approximately 1:32 p.m. a 2003 Lincoln Town Car was traveling south on Ga. Hwy. 400 in the left lane. A 2015 Ch
District 3 Commissioner Hamby retiring from BOC
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Hamby is a firm believer in term limits for elected officials, which is one reason he will be leaving the Board of Commissioners this month, following the completion of his second, four-year term.
Chattooga County Fugitive Found Trafficking Drugs in Nearby Alabama
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested a 60 year-old fugitive from Chattooga County, Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, for drug trafficking charges this week. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existi
Missing persons affect girls’ win, boys’ loss
FORSYTH — It was a year ago about this time that a junior guard named Ateria McDowell turned the tide in a Jackson-Mary Persons basketball game with 31 points. She was the biggest reason why the Lady Devils lost a game they could’ve won that day.
Here's Where Forsyth County Ranks In Income
FORSYTH COUNTY, GA — New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show household incomes in Georiga trail the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" last week.
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
Chase Massner: Man Pleads Guilty To Concealing Veteran's Death
MARIETTA, GA — The man who was arrested and charged in connection to the death of a Cherokee County veteran reported missing by his family has pleaded guilty to concealing the victim's body.
Here's Where Cherokee County Ranks In Income
CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA — New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show household incomes in Georgia trail the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" last week.
Good Samaritans pay off layaways for Walmart customers across Forsyth County
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - There are four Walmarts in Forsyth County, and now everyone who had items in layaway can take those things home free and clear thanks to a random act of kindness.
Justin Fields leaving Georgia would have every team in college football lining up
Georgia freshman QB Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall recruit in the class of 2018 and one of the most touted dual-threat QB prospects ever, may have played his last down in Athens. He notified the Dawgs he intends to transfer, USA Today reported Monday.
Georgia teacher admits stealing 9-year-old student's violin to pay ticket, police say
DECATUR, Ga. – A Georgia teacher told police he stole a 9-year-old student's violin because he needed money to pay for a $700 ticket. Citing an incident report, news outlets report that video showed 21-year-old Kalif Jones of Stone Mountain stealing the instrument from the cafeteria. It also showed
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.
David Headley chosen GMRC Official of the Year
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (GMRC) named Dawson County Manager David Headley Appointed Official of the Year at a meeting in the Dillard House in Rabun County Friday.
DCEMS, DCHS and KARE for Kids team up to provide bright Christmas for underprivileged children
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Dawson County emergency services personnel went above and beyond their normal life-saving call of duty Friday, by partnering with KARE for Kids and Dawson County High School’s Community Based Instruction (CBI) program for an annual shopping event that will brighten the Christmas h
Man wanted in North Georgia deadly shooting apprehended in Alabama
A man wanted in connection with a deadly weekend shooting in North Georgia was taken into custody in Alabama. About 8 hours elapsed from the time Gordon County sheriff’s deputies found a man’s body at a home near Calhoun and Justin Blake Martinat, 29, was apprehended, authorities said. A manhunt beg
Georgia woman trying to find owner of U.S. Army ring found at Dairy Queen
One Georgia woman found an U.S. Army ring at a Georgia Diary Queen and now she’s trying to return the ring to the owner. The ring was found at the Dairy Queen on Bullsboro Road in Newnan.
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