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Townville man drowns in Lake Hartwell while trying to dock boat

A Townville man drowned in Lake Hartwell early Sunday after his boat drifted away while he was trying to dock the vessel. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown identified the victim as 45-year-old Allan Garber. Authorities were summoned to Oakview Road in Townville shortly after midnight Sunday

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-19 18:52:29

Police actively looking for suspect in officer-involved shooting

Police are actively looking for a suspect in an officer-involved shooting at Athens Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard in Gainesville. The suspect, described as a Hispanic man with long hair and wearing blue jeans and a leather jacket, fired at officers and is still on the loose on foot, according to poli

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-18 07:15:00

Moore-Crawford named city's 'Strongest Link'

According to Rita Bagwell with Griffin's customer service department, the definition of the strongest link in the chain is someone who knows her job thoroughly, can execute the tasks for their job efficiently, and works well with other departments to ensure city customers receive the excellent servi

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 06:00:00

WATCH: Police dispatcher who was fired after DUI arrest, crash: 'I'm very drunk'

A dispatcher for the Athens-Clarke County Police Department was fired after she hit two cars while DUI, police said. Laura "Beth" Ricketts was arrested Saturday after the incident at Hull and Broad streets, police spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez said in a news release. About 2:30 a.m., Ricketts ran a r


RIP Former Commissioner Charles Carter

Former ACC commissioner Charles Carter died on Thursday morning at the age of 91. The Winterville native, a cattle farmer, represented District 1 in rural eastern Clarke County from unification in 1991 until his retirement in 2006. "He was a man of few words, so when he spoke, everyone listened,"

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2017-11-18 00:46:00

Civil rights hero to speak at MLK banquet

FILE - In this March 7, 1965, file photo tear gas fills the air as state troopers, ordered by Alabama Gov. George Wallace, break up a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on what became known as Bloody Sunday. President Barack Obama is marking the 45th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" by

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

Abbeville gets into Christmas spirit with annual tree lighting

ABBEVILLE - With the flick of a switch, Abbeville kicked off the holiday season Friday at the city's Christmas tree lighting. A crowd gathered on Abbeville's historic square to countdown to the lighting and watch as the golden bulbs illuminated - starting at the base and climbing to the star at its

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Upstate lawmaker says missing seal could make state laws invalid

There is a lot that has made its way through Columbia in recent years in terms of legislation--things meant to protect or help people, to address needs, and to set aside money to make that happen. But what if all that was null and void? "The Constitution says, for it to be an active state law, it ha

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-18 06:39:00

Bethlehem assault suspect arrested after 2-hour standoff

A man who assaulted a woman Saturday night then held off Bethlehem police for about two hours was finally shot with a Taster and taken into custody, police Chief Mark DiLuzio reports. The domestic incident was reported at 7:17 p.m. in a call to the city's 911 center, with the 36-year-old victim repo

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:22:21

Bethlehem man chokes, cuts woman, then barricades himself in home, police say

A Bethlehem man choked and cut a female companion and then barricaded himself in a house for more than two hours before Bethlehem police took him into custody, police say. Thadius Banks, 30, will be charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, resisting arrest and assault by strangulation,

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 03:50:00

Man with knife arrested after lengthy standoff at Bethlehem home

A man accused of stabbing a woman he lived with in the hand and then barricading himself inside a South Bethlehem home with a knife to his throat was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff with police. Charged is Thadius Banks, 30, of Bethlehem. Officers at 7:17 p.m. Saturday were called to the

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 14:17:45

Tapas team opens third restaurant, a breakfast and lunch spot, on Bethlehem's Main Street

Fans of omelets, chicken and waffles and other brunch staples, take a crack at Bethlehem's newest breakfast and lunch spot, The Flying Egg. The boutique diner, which opened Thursday at 451 Main St. next to Hotel Bethehem, is the latest restaurant from the team behind Tapas on Main Spanish restaurant

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Why this South Bethlehem corridor is getting a major upgrade

Mayor Bob Donchez wants New Street in South Bethlehem to act as a gateway into Lehigh University's campus The city learned Wednesday it was awarded $1 million state grant to redesign and refresh South New Street from the Fahy Bridge to Lehigh's Farrington Square. It marks the latest cash infusion fo

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-18 13:00:11

How a Liberty student helped bring sign language into Bethlehem schools

Learning sign language broadened and enriched Liberty High School senior Jake Weikert's circle of friends so much it got him thinking. Weikert, 17, of Hanover Township, started teaching himself sign language the summer before his freshman year. Seeing his interest, his mom Courtney Weikert, a Bethl

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 13:36:39

History's Headlines: Firefighting in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Images of 19th century firefighting are like scenes out of a Norman Rockwell magazine cover. The clanging bell, the panting, charging horses with reins held by a steady driver with a long mustache, the steamer fire engine sending smoke into the air, and beside it, a racing Dalmatian

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-18 12:00:24

Thanksgiving dinner for all in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Bethlehem School District continued a Thanksgiving tradition Friday that brings the community together. The school district partnered with Life Church and Family Wise to host an early Thanksgiving dinner at Donegan Elementary School. Hundreds of people were there including famil

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-18 03:34:20

Nine Arrested At Temecula Checkpoint

TEMECULA, CA -- Nine drivers were arrested Friday night at a Temecula checkpoint. The checkpoint, which was conducted from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., happened at Rancho California Road and Margarita Road. According to the Temecula Police Department, one driver was arrested for allegedly driving under the

PATCH - 2017-11-19 17:25:27

Authentic Afghan cuisine is right at home at Skewers of Temecula

If you drove by Skewers of Temecula, you'd never guess it serves a treasure trove of authentic dishes from throughout Afghanistan. The land-locked country is bordered on the south/southeast by Pakistan, by Iran on the west, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on the north. Mountainous ter

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 18:41:29

How a young girl from Temecula turned her experiences into published works

A middle school-aged girl moves to a small town in the 1980s. She aspires to be a writer, but how do you do that? The girl meets a remarkable high school teacher, takes two classes from her, and becomes a class favorite. When that teacher - her mentor - reads her work out loud, it validates her tale

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-18 19:00:51

Temecula Family Displaced After Fire Scorches Home

TEMECULA, CA -- A family was displaced by a fire tonight that damaged their two-story home in Temecula. The non-injury fire was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 42000 block of Villa Terrace Court and put out by 25 firefighters in 26 minutes, according to April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Depart

PATCH - 2017-11-18 15:35:40