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Doctor pleads guilty to falsifying drivers’ exams
John A. Glenn Jr., of Eastman, Ga., entered the guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to falsify records with intent to impede proper administration of the DOT in U.S. District Court in Dublin, Ga., on May 29.
Georgia man gets life for drowning neighbor 20 years ago
The Telegraph reports Homer Ridley III, 48, pleaded guilty Friday before Chief Judge Rucker Smith of the Superior Court of the Southwestern Judicial District. He then sentenced Ridley to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The sentence was part of a negotiated plea that took the death
Truck hits, kills 2 children at mudding event in Georgia
The Georgia State Patrol says a driver lost control of his truck at a mudding event and fatally struck a 15-year-old and a 10-year-old.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the children were killed in the incident Saturday at the South Creek Mud Boggin' in Milledgeville and pronounced dead at the
New technology allows solar panels to charge battery-operated lawn equipment - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT)- Thanks to new technology, lawn service companies are going green. With the help of Georgia Tech, Super Lawn Technologies developed a Mobile Solar Powered Charging Station for Box Trucks.“It’s the change from gas-powered equipment to battery-powered equipment,” Sup
Drowning victim may be from Colquitt County
The man has two listed names: Alex Rivera, date of birth 1-26-97, and Domingo Velasquez Perez, with a DOB 5-1-88.
Suspected migrant worker drowns in Turner County
Deputy Coroner Jim Lumpkin said the body has tentatively been identified. The victim is known by two names: Alex Rivera, born Jan. 26, 1997, and Domingo Velasquez Perez, who has a May 1, 1988 birthdate.
Crawford County Sheriff's patrol car stolen, wrecked after chase
BYRON, GA--The Crawford County Sheriff's Office reports one of their patrol cars was stolen and wrecked Sunday afternoon.According to Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker at around 12:45 p.m. the Sheriff's Office got the call about a stolen car on Burnette Road. Then a call came in that the stolen c
Woman dies after single-vehicle accident in Crawford County
It happened on Highway 42 South near Richardson Mill Road when a female driver, who is not being named at this time, was traveling north toward Knoxville.
Crews battling Warner Robins house fire
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Crews are battling a house fire on Station Way behind the Russell Pkwy. Kroger in Warner Robins, fire officials say.
GSP trooper in hospital after crash in Dublin
DUBLIN, Ga. -- A Georgia State Patrol trooper is in the hospital after a truck slammed into his patrol car in Dublin Wednesday afternoon.Lt. Sammy Young tells WGXA the crash happened around 1 p.m. on State Route 31.The GSP trooper was traveling on the road with his lights flashing and sirens on when
Grand Re-Opening of Store after Fire and Hurricane Irma
Harris Kuntry Meats and Grocery reopening. Tiffany Thompson/ WGXA NewsHAWKINSVILLE, Ga.-- Customers lined up outside Harris Kuntry Meats & Grocery for their Grand Reopening on Saturday.The owner said the store was shut down after suffering damage from a fire and Hurricane Irma, and had to go through
Drs. Glenn, Griffis guilty of conspiracy
Two Eastman doctors, Dr. Mark Griffis and Dr. John A. Glenn, Jr., have been found guilty in a federal court of conspiracy to falsify United States Department of Transportation Department mandated medical examinations of holders of commercial driver’s license with the intent to impede the proper admi
Hybrid and Striped bass stocked in area lakes
Hybrid bass and striped bass were again stocked in Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair over the last few weeks by the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division (GWRD). Lake Oconee received 291,304 hybrid bass and 108,257 striped bass. Lake Sinclair received 118,000 hybrid bass and 81,150 striped bass. The stock
Cochran Bypass set to reopen next week, access to business road set to close - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
COCHRAN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Cochran Bypass will reopen next week.According to the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce, contractors will shift traffic onto the newly rebuilt US 23/State Route 87 June 21st.- Advertisement -
Warner Robins Police seize 21 pounds of meth in major drug bust
Officers uncovered over 21 pounds of methamphetamine, which is valued at $762,035, according to a Warner Robins Police Department press release.
Driver charged with DUI after fatal accident in Crawford County that killed Warner Robins woman
The driver, Ashley Elliott of Knoxville, was charged with failure to maintain lane, too fast for conditions, homicide by vehicle in the 1st degree and DUI.
15 years later: GBI, deputies still trying to identify remains found near I-16
A truck accident on Saturday, June 14, 2003 is what led to the discovery just off of I-16, said Major Stokes with the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office.
Missing Mail: Hundreds of pieces of stolen mail from Dublin recovered
Two people have been charged with identity theft and financial card fraud after investigators discovered stolen mail at a Twiggs County hotel.According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a suspicious activity call at the Suburban Inn Hotel on Highway 96.When deputies
Georgia state trooper released from hospital after Dublin crash
A Georgia State Patrol trooper was taken to Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin after his patrol car was struck by a pickup Wednesday afternoon.Cpl. Chad Harrison, 39, a nearly 13-year, Georgia trooper, was checked out and released after the crash just before 1 p.m. at U.S. 441 and Firetower Road, said
Ever wonder what 21 pounds of meth look like? Or how much it sells for on the street?
Every wonder what 21 pounds of methamphetamine look like?Warner Robins police released Friday a photo of the confiscated drugs - worth an estimated street value of $789,905, police said.June 7, officersseized the methamphetamine fromthe residence of Tray Bershaun Green, 35, and another apartment he