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Overturned call on last-second Lions TD helps turnover-plagued Falcons escape

DETROIT -- Matt Ryan connected with Taylor Gabriel for a 40-yard, go-ahead scoring strike on the first play of the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Falcons barely held off the Detroit Lions 30-26 on Sunday at Ford Field. Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford apparently completed a 1-yard touchdown pas

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-24 20:51:00

Amid high temps, fall officially arrives in Georgia

ELLIJAY, GA. - We're not sure anyone noticed, but fall officially arrived in Georgia on Friday afternoon. And despite 90-plus-degree temperatures, the signs are everywhere in Georgia's favorite fall destination vacation home rental spot, Ellijay, which is about 75 miles northwest of Atlanta. T.J. an

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 21:17:43

Wreck on Bannister Road sends 6 to hospital

Six young adults were transported to various hospitals overnight Wednesday into Thursday after the Honda CR-V they were riding in hit a Dodge Ram pickup truck head-on on Bannister Road in north Forsyth. Around 12:20 a.m. Sept. 21, the Honda, which was being driven by a 23-year-old male from Dawsonvi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:57:00

University of North Georgia basketball standout killed in car crash

The University of North Georgia basketball team is dealing with the loss of a teammate. Sophomore standout, Ross Morken, died in a car accident on GA-400 in Dawson County. He was the only one inside his car and no other vehicles were involved. On the court, Morken was known for his energy and passi

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-25 01:30:08

Preview This! 'American Made'

Opening this week at a theatre near you:American Made (2017) R Barry (Tom Cruise) is a former TWA pilot who became a drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel in the 80s. To avoid being put in jail, he turns informant for the DEA. American Made Website What to Watch For: The filming took place in Georgi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-25 15:29:00

Former PE teacher arrested again, accused of sexually assaulting student

Shawnetta D. Reece, 40, of Blairsville, has been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old high school senior in 2015, according to a GBI release. Officials discovered the additional allegations while investigating Reece's Aug. 15 arrest. In that case, she was charged with child molestation and


New performing stage first step to getting Chatsworth back to a thriving community

Each time Lori McDaniel drives by the new performing stage at Chatsworth City Park she feels a sense of pride. "It's like my baby," said McDaniel, president of the Murray Arts Council. McDaniel's baby was nearly two years in the making and finally came to fruition in August with a groundbreaking cer

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:05:49

Dreaming of Dancing in the Nutcracker?

All Dancentre South ballet students 6 and older have the opportunity to perform in "The Nutcracker of Cherokee County". Launched in 1998, "The Nutcracker of Cherokee County" presents 6 performances and reaches an audience of 3,000 annually. Your dancer can be a part of the magic on stage in this hol

PATCH - 2017-09-24 18:06:37

Cops: Georgia contractor stole thousands, failed to complete house work

Judith and William Smith had been dreaming of remodeling their Canton home. They planned to convert the garage into an extra room and fix up other parts of their home for a total of $30,500. That all changed when the man contracted to handle those renovations, 44-year-old Ronald Dean Murphy, was j


Horse Shot, Killed In Cherokee County

CANTON, GA -- The Cherokee Marshal's Office is investigating a case of animal cruelty in which a horse was found shot to death Friday morning. The agency said an 8-year-old Irish Sport Show Horse was found dead in the pasture at The Stables At Union Hill around 8 a.m. Sept. 22. The facility is loc

PATCH - 2017-09-22 17:22:41

Health fair helps 70 homeless

For people living in homelessness, healthcare resources are a desperate need. Twice a year, MUST offers screenings and basic services to try to help stabilize diabetes, lower cholesterol, provide healthy diet information and check vision, for instance. The Sept. 21 event at the Elizabeth Inn Shelter

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:29:29

Pets of the Week: Sash and Burch

Sash and Burch are 5-month-old Lab mixes. They weigh about 22 pounds and will probably be around 40 pounds when full grown. They are very friendly, playful dogs and will make great companions. You can go to hsnwga.org to apply for them. Adoption Day is every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at the shelt

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:03:27

2 killed in North Hall wreck

Two people were killed in a wreck Friday morning on US 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall, according to authorities. Christine Washington, 51, and Cristobal Cruz Sanchez, 66, both of Gainesville, died in the wreck. The highway was shut down in both directions but has since reopened. Washington was

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 01:54:00

UPDATE: 2 killed, 2 injured in 3-vehicle crash

Two people were killed and two were injured Friday in a crash that sent vehicles spinning into each other and one barreling into a tree in Hall County. The three-vehicle accident shut down the north side of Cleveland Highway just north of Quillians Drive for about an hour, according to the Hall Coun


Mother remembers firefighter killed in crash: 'He was my hero'

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - The family of a firefighter killed in a crash says the state of Georgia lost a true hero. Jacob Hammond, 21, lost control of his motorcycle Thursday on Bannister Road in Cumming. He died at the scene. Hammond joined the Sandy Springs fire department when he was 18. "When

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-24 01:13:35

'Never-ending hole in your soul:' Former football star tells of addiction battle

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville With a family history riddled with people suffering from substance-use disorders, Avery Nix said he felt he was born "with a genetic disposition." With that first feeling at age 12 from a hit of morphine for a brok

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 03:54:00

Library to host fall break events

Forsyth County Schools are out next week for fall break, but Forsyth County Public Libraries will host programming for all ages. "We know that families are looking for fun and interesting things to do next week, so we're hosting puppet shows, breakout games, cultural celebrations and more," said As

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:46:00

Pilgrim Mill traffic signal slowed by manufacturer delay

Some unforeseen issues are holding up a new traffic light in the city of Cumming. At a meeting this week, engineer Jason Cook with Moreland Altobelli updated the Cumming City Council on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Pilgrim Mill Road and Lanier 400 Parkway to one side and Parkside Walk

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:10:00

Keeping fit: Reduce your risk of Achilles tendon injury

Did you know the Achilles tendon is the longest and strongest tendon in the human body? Although this tendon can endure great stress, it can degenerate, harden, become inflamed and even rupture. Unfortunately, an Achilles tendon injury has the potential to debilitate an individual for months. Today,

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:02:55

Obama Personally Warned Mark Zuckerberg Over Fake News on Facebook

Former President Barack Obama warned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the danger of fake news on his company's platform. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Former President Barack Obama warned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the danger of fake news on his company's platform. Josh King ha

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-25 12:21:35