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Manhunt for armed suspect ends in Lavonia

LAVONIA, GA - The manhunt is over for an armed man in northeast Georgia. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said deputies were searching for a man who fled a chase around 7:30 p.m. on 3/14. The driver of the vehicle involved in the chase was caught, but the passenger Robert Huckaby ran from the c

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-20 16:11:21

South Carolina sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man with knife

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy has fatally shot a man in South Carolina. Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis tells news outlets a man wielding a knife was killed after charging at deputies Monday evening. He says deputies had been called out for a disturbance and found at lea

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-20 16:18:26

Dispatch: SWAT responding to report of assault in Anderson

Law enforcement including SWAT were on scene of an incident at an Anderson home on Monday. Dispatchers said authorities received a report of an assault on Bellview Road. Police and SWAT responded to the scene, dispatchers said. Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story. MORE NEWS:

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-19 23:39:00

Standoff ends in Anderson after police use Taser

Chief Jim Stewart talks about using SWAT to help apprehend a woman threatening to harm herself in a home on Bellview Road in Anderson on Monday. Ken Ruinard/Independent Mail An Anderson Police Department SWAT team used a Taser to end a standoff at a home Monday afternoon. A parent called authoritie

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-03-19 20:58:48

More cash coming for rural broadband

Rural broadband projects across the nation are getting another infusion of federal cash, this time through the United States Department of Agriculture. With President Donald Trump's focus on rural and blue-collar America, the federal government has made internet access outside of metropolitan areas

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 02:53:00

2 Athens-area men ensnared in child porn sting

Two Athens-area men were recently arrested during a multi-state law enforcement operation that targeted offenders who sexually exploited children over the internet. A two-month, multi-jurisdictional investigation called "Operation Southern Impact II" last week resulted in 76 arrests across eight sta

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 20:48:57

Greene County deputy fired following arrest outside Athens bar

A Greene County sheriff's deputy was fired Monday following his arrest at an Athens bar two days earlier where authorities said he was intoxicated and acting disorderly. Justin A. Anderson, 21, of Winder was terminated following an internal review of the arrest that occurred about 1 a.m. Saturday, a

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-20 21:51:03

SWAT uses stun gun to take Anderson woman into custody after bri - FOX Carolina 21

Law enforcement including SWAT were on scene of an incident at an Anderson home on Monday. Anderson City police officers said a woman was attempting to harm herself at a location on Bellview Road. They said she also threatened to harm officers so SWAT was called in. According to police, the SWAT tea

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-03-19 23:39:00

Man charged after deadly hit-and-run in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) - Troopers have charged a man in connection with a deadly hit-and-run along White Horse Road that happened Saturday morning. South Carolina Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Andrew Grant Wetstone II has been arrested and charged with Leaving the scene resulting in death, Poss


Man tied up during home invasion shot dead in front of family after trying to escape

The Gwinnett County Police Department's Homicide Unit is currently investigating a homicide on Scholar Drive in Lawrenceville. According to police, there is one male victim. He was found deceased Sunday afternoon at the home after a reported robbery. Police told FOX 5 Atlanta that the victim was tie


Bassmasters are fun people, but I wouldn't want to be one

Subscribed, but don't have a login? When I was a kid growing up on Lake Hartwell, fishing was a leisurely pastime, an opportunity for a few hours of quiet bonding between a dad and his boys on a pontoon boat with a bucket of minnows and a Coleman lantern. Sure, there were a few people with sonar fis

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-03-20 11:00:09

Shooting leaves 2 dead; 4 wounded

EATONTON - An exchange of gunfire between two young men - one from Milledgeville and the other one from Sparta - left both dead and four others wounded Saturday night at Headhunter Racetrack in Putnam County, authorities say. Two of the victims wounded in the shooting, where an estimated 2,000 peopl

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-03-19 18:19:00

Tornado watch issued for Athens area

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for multiple Athens area counties. Affected counties include Clarke, Oconee, Barrow and Jefferson. "The risk for severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, will increase across much of north and central Georgia through this evening," noted a ha

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-20 02:37:06

Athens pharmacist named president of Georgia Pharmacy Association

An Athens pharmacist and owner of Village Drug Shop on Prince Avenue has been selected to serve as the president of the Georgia Pharmacy Association. Dr. Chris Thurmond, a 2001 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, will assume the duties of office in June and officially begins hi


2 injured by gunfire at Bethel

Two teens incurred bullet wounds early Sunday morning at an apartment complex near downtown Athens. After Athens-Clarke County police responded to a 3:30 a.m. report of shots fired at Bethel Midtown Village, they were notified that two male victims of the shooting had arrived at a local hospital. Po

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 20:35:20

Two people killed after crash on MLK Jr. Drive

Two people were killed in an accident Monday morning near 1460 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Atlanta Police said around 7:44 a.m., a 2008 Ford Mustang was traveling west on M. L. King Jr. Drive when the driver lost control. Police said the Mustang skidded sideways into the eastbound lanes and colli

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 21:25:00

Firefly Trial offers Ticket to Ride

If the weather cooperates, the seventh annual Firefly Trail Ticket to Ride event figures to be the biggest one yet. Set for Saturday, the mass-participation biking event that follows the path of the old Georgia Railroad from Athens to Union Point (by way of Winterville) seeks not only to raise funds

ATHENS BANNER-HERALD - 2018-03-20 14:03:27

Man charged with killing woman; 2-year-old found safe nearby

IVA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities have charged a 28-year-old man for killing a woman who was found in a pool of blood at a South Carolina home with her 2-year-old daughter safe nearby. Arrest warrants from the State Law Enforcement Division said Adam Lawless stabbed and strangled 24-year-old Tabatha Dunc


Greenwood man with three domestic violence convictions faces new arrest

Greenwood police said a man had bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol when they arrested him Saturday for his fourth domestic violence charge in less than a decade. Johnny Gene Brown, 52, of 101 Windtree Road, Greenwood was arrested on St. Patrick's Day and charged with first-degree domestic violenc

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 19:18:00

BREAKING: Athens at risk for severe storms, tornadoes

Athens-Clarke County is included in a list of counties in north and central Georgia that are at risk for severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail this evening, according to the National Weather Service update at 1:30 p.m. on March 19. North and central Georgia are at risk for isolated to scattered t

RED AND BLACK - 2018-03-19 19:52:00