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Murphy woman killed in wreck

A Murphy, N.C., woman was killed in a two-car collision in Ellijay Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Betty Scott Hampton, 72, lost control of the Toyota Camry she was driving on Highway 382 just west of Sunlight Road and veered into the path of an SUV, said Gilmer County Coroner Jerry Hensley. Hen

TIMESCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-21 23:45:00

$149.9 million, 1,018 jobs

$149.9 million in revenue, $7.1 million in sales tax dollars and 1,018 jobs are the direct result of tourist spending ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! $149.9 million in revenue, $7.1 milli

THENEWSOBSERVER - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Jasper bicyclist completes 13,000 mile trip around America

Mike McGhee cruised back into town Thursday on his bicycle after a 13,334-mile trip around the perimeter of the United States, saying that it was mostly fun. Arriving a month ahead of schedule after departing on January 1, the Jasper cyclist was on his third bicycle and had spent a month recuperatin

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Jasper Merchants trying to salvage New Year's party

A shot from one of the downtown New Year's Eve celebrations hosted by the City of Japser. The Jasper Merchants Association is working to salvage the New Year's Eve celebration after the city council voted to not fund it at their last meeting. However, the volunteer group knows it won't be easy to

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-11-21 19:19:00

Avita board member recognized for 12 years of service

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week recognized one local man's longtime service to the community through work on the board of directors for Avita Community Partners. Joe Hirsch, who spent 12 years on the board representing Dawson County, received special recognition and a plaque duri

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 20:58:00

Thanksgiving and Black Friday kick off 2017 holiday season

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Thanksgiving is tomorrow which kicks off the 2017 holiday season. It's time to stuff the turkey, spend time with loved ones and mentally prepare for Black Friday shopping. Those who plan to camp outside of stores late Thursday and early Friday should bundle

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 19:30:00

Some reflections on this season of Thanksgiving

It is tempting at this time of the year to compose an "I am thankful for ... " column. But I can't. Not because I don't have so very much for which to be thankful - I do - but because no one could ever top the efforts of the late Furman Bisher, sports editor of the Atlanta newspaper, and the finest

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 18:46:00

Second graders give alternatives to help spare turkeys

Beth Forrester's second graders are on a mission to save the turkeys this Turkey Day. Each of the Lumpkin County Elementary students provided healthy (and sometimes not so healthy) alternatives to the popular poultry, ranging from strawberries to spaghetti to cheese pizza to any and all desserts.

THE DAHLONEGA NUGGET - 2017-11-21 14:31:33

Parents to get answers today after Brockport kindergarten teacher arrested on child porn charges

The Brockport Central School District is holding an informational session for parents from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the wake of Tuesday's arrest of kindergarten teacher Roland Yockel II on child porn charges. "We want to assure our parents that we take all staff allegations seriously and remain co

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 15:30:20

Court Docs: Brockport Kindergarten teacher stole children's underwear

Disturbing new details are emerging in the case of the Brockport Kindergarten teacher accused of possession child pornography. Thirty-year-old Roland Yockel II, of Hilton, was charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. While executing a search warrant on Tuesday at Yockel's home, in

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-22 19:59:00

Man indicted on numerous charges following Albion child abuse case: Report

ALBION, N.Y. -- A man at the center of what Oswego County deputies have described as one of the county's worst-ever child abuse cases has been formally indicted on a slew of charges, according to Oswego County News Now. Shawn Whaley, 24, initially faced a single assault charge for his alleged role

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-22 22:53:58

Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

"When families come together, that forms neighborhood. When neighborhoods come together, that forms community." Devon Reynolds, co-owner of Brothers & Sisters Unisex Salon, explains why the salon will serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the third time. The salon aims to "put the unity back in the com


Brockport Volunteer Ambulance no longer providing service in village

The Ambulance service released the following statement: The Brockport Volunteer Ambulance Corps has ceased providing primary ambulance service to Village of Brockport and secondary service to the Towns of Clarkson and Sweden. Many circumstances have led to the difficult decision to cease EMS Operat

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 17:29:36

Albion correction officer accused of having relationship with inmate

A correction officer at Albion Correctional Facility has been charged with official misconduct for engaging in "an unlawful personal relationship" with an inmate, according to the State Police. Daijon Talford, 33, of Buffalo, was arrested Monday following an investigation by the State Police and the

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-21 16:28:51

NY man dies from cancer hours after being charged with murder

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a New York man accused of fatally shooting another man in Albany earlier this year has died from cancer just hours after being charged. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple tells the Times Union that 30-year-old Taron Robinson died at an Albany hospital late Tuesday

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-22 18:33:00

The "flu" or Influenza

Op/Ed By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld, RN BSN - (Spanish Version Follows/Versin en espanol adjunta) - The "flu" or influenza is contagious and can lead to a serious disease and even death. The flu is caused by the influenza virus and spread mainly by sneezing, coughing, or touching an object or surface wi

ROCHESTERLAVOZ.COM - 2017-11-22 13:42:40

VDOT, drivers weigh in on Lynchburg Thanksgiving Holiday travel

Just the mere thought of turkey and dressing will lure some people in and out of Lynchburg for Thanksgiving. "We are rapidly headed toward the big day when everybody's going to move," said VDOT Lynchburg District Maintenance Engineer Dale Totten. For many, the rubber will meet the road for other rea

WSET - 2017-11-22 00:10:25

Police in search of two suspect after Lynchburg robbery

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Lynchburg Police Department need help in finding two suspects in connection to a robbery at the Carter Bank and Trust in Lynchburg. The Police Department says they responded to 3515 Campbell Ave. at around 9 p.m. last night for a reported robbery. Police say as a bank e

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-23 09:32:00

Lynchburg Police searching for two robbery suspects

police lights.JPG Lynchburg, VA (WSET) -- Police are looking for two robbery suspects in Lynchburg. Lynchburg Police say they were called just before 9:00PM Wednesday night the Carter Bank and Trust on Campbell Avenue. A bank employee told police that as he was getting into his car, two men walked u

WSET - 2017-11-23 02:48:35

Lynchburg man sentenced in loan fraud case

A Lynchburg man was sentenced to four years and two months in federal prison last week after committing fraud totaling more than $800,000, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. An investigation by the FBI and the Virginia State Police found Robert Scott Mattingley, 54, defrauded ab

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-21 18:46:00