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Kevin Woody named Dawson County 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year

Dawson County Junior High School Choral Director Kevin Woody was recently named the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year for Dawson County after being voted DCJHS Teacher of the Year by his peers. "I was definitely shocked and humbled," Woody, 29, said as he recalled his reaction to the news. Woody, who g

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 00:26:00

Criminal case against citizen journalist heads to trial next week

Self-described citizen journalist Nydia Tisdale heads to trial next week facing charges of criminal trespass and obstruction of an officer after a 2014 event that led to her forced removal from Burt's Pumpkin Farm in Dawsonville. The criminal case is set to move forward Monday morning in the Dawson

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 00:31:00

Russia was once our deadliest enemy -- but no longer

When I was growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, there was no country more feared by Americans than the Soviet Union. We were all terrified back then at the thought that the Reds would drop atomic bombs on the United States and blast us all to oblivion. That became a very real threat, in fact, with th

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 21:17:00

Georgia Coach Arrested For Sex Assault Of Student

GAINESVILLE, GA - A Georgia high school basketball coach has been arrested for the sexual assault of a female student at his school. Webster Demetrius Daniel, 42, was arrested Tuesday in Hall County and charged with sexual assault against a student and sexual battery. Daniel was coach of the Chestat

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:45:47

City schedules public hearing for proposed $35.2 million budget

City of Cumming residents will soon have a chance to give input on the city's proposed 2018 budget. Mayor Ford Gravitt said at Tuesday's Cumming City Council meeting a public hearing on the proposed 2018 budget will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 5. It will be up for approval at the council's Dec. 19 meetin

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-23 00:04:00

Second Officer Hit By DUI Driver In Forsyth: Police

The police officer was driving home Friday night when he was hit, hours before a sheriff's deputy was struck while on patrol. CUMMING, GA - A second law-enforcement officer was reportedly struck by a drunk driver over the weekend in Forsyth County. Dustin Bak, an officer with the Alpharetta Police D

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:49:16

Nearly 700 join Cumming Elementary for Thanksgiving meal

On Monday afternoon, Cumming Elementary School was filled with students eating a meal and hanging out with their friends, teachers watching them and a full line of cafeteria workers handing out food. It was a scene similar to that seen on most school days. But on this particular day, school was out

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Stay safe with cold weather heating tips

With colder weather in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes and families safe this winter. "Year after year we've seen the rate of fires and fire deaths in Georgia accelerate during the winter mont

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 21:02:00

Biker struck by car in Biloxi

Today officers responded to a call involving a woman on a bike who was struck by a car in Biloxi. The incident took place at about 3:30 p.m. on the corner of Cedar Lake and Popp's Ferry Road. According to Biloxi police, a man driving a silver Honda Pilot was making a right hand turn from Cedar Lake

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-23 01:00:58

Heavy holiday travel day at Gulfport-Biloxi Airport

Millions of people are taking to the skies on one of the busiest travel days of the year. That meant a steady flow of travelers at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport this morning. Even on one of the worst days to travel, according to many travel experts, the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airp

WLOX - 2017-11-21 16:19:20

Update on City of Biloxi projects

Biloxi Mayor Andrew 'FoFo' Gilich is back from meeting with state legislators about three important city projects. Mayor Gilich took a trip to Washington, D.C. to speak with the Mississippi delegation. They discussed the funding backing the Keesler Air Force Base gate and the economic corridor alon


Ongoing road work costing businesses money in Biloxi

The $355 dollar construction project in East Biloxi continues to cause problems for those working and living in the area. The road work has been ongoing since the summer of 2014 and local business owners say the city owes them something in return. Roads are still torn up here in East Biloxi as the


Biloxi in search of new police officers

Biloxi Police Chief John Miller is looking to add more officers to his team and has numerous vacancies. "It will be somewhere between 10 and 12 of the, we think, by the first of next year," Miller said. In an ideal scenario, Miller would add officers with experience to avoid an extended training t


They made fake credit cards with real people's names. Judge says it's time to pay up.

A California couple made fake debit, credit and gift cards with names they found on the internet and racked up more than $3,800 in charges. Eric Spikes, 26, and Destanee Morgan, 28, both of Stockton, California, committed their crimes in Biloxi, court records show. A federal judge in Gulfport has se

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-22 21:30:00

Gulf Coast Rescue Mission prepares for Thanksgiving

Getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday and meal can take hours, even days, especially if you are cooking for hundreds of guests. That's just what the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi is doing. Those with the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission are counting their blessings as they prepare for this year

WXXV25.COM - 2017-11-23 02:22:27

Fun stuff to do with your family during Thanksgiving weekend on the Coast

Once the turkey is gobbled and the shopping is done, families will be looking for things to do together this holiday weekend that appeal to all ages, from grandparents to the little kids. Check out the fun awaiting across the Coast.All ages Harbor Lights Harbor Lights at Jones Park in Gulfport beg

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-23 04:00:00

Warrant: Murder suspect 'drunk' when he drove over victim at Taylor County ranch

Phillip Roberts Aldridge TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas - The Taylor County Sheriff's Office says a murder suspect was "drunk" when he drove over and then dragged a man Friday afternoon at ranch in Ovalo. That's according to a search warrant obtained by KTXS. Phillip Roberts Aldridge, 71, of Goldsboro was cha

KTXS.COM - 2017-11-21 19:30:06

Brown County Law Enforcement Teaming Up to Provide Public Safety Awareness Training Program

Press Release - On Tuesday, December 5th, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Early Police Department, Brown County Sheriff's Office and the Brownwood Police Department will team up to present the "Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events" or CRASE course. The CRASE course was developed at Texas State Universit

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 15:57:02

Bereaved Parents Support Group Memorial Trees To Be Displayed Throughout Holidays

Press Release - The Bereaved Parents Support Group offers support through the holiday season by placing two lovely 9 foot Christmas Trees inside Heartland Mall, in Early Texas on November 21st and will decorate them with the Hanging of the Angels at 7 p.m., Tuesday, November 21st , in front of the o


BRMC Volunteer Group Names Ruth Pierce as Volunteer of the Month

Press Release - The Brownwood Regional Medical Center Volunteers are pleased to announce the selection of their October 2017 Volunteer of the Month. During the November 2017 Meeting of the BRMC Volunteer's Executive Board, BRMC Volunteer Ruth Pierce was honored as the October 2017 Volunteer of the M