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PHOTOS: Georgia men's tennis defeats Presbyterian College, 7-0
The Georgia men's tennis team defeated Presbyterian College on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia. The Bulldogs defeated the Blue Hose 7-0. Georgia will face Florida Atlantic University on Monday, Jan. 25.
Harbor Club real estate sales jump 9 percent in 2018
GREENSBORO, Ga. — With the year-end numbers all tallied, Harbor Club Properties has announced a 9 percent increase in real estate sales compared to 2017, according to the Lake Country Board of Realtors.
BREAKING: Dan Lanning, Glenn Schumann named co-coordinators as several Georgia releases new staff roles
ATHENS — As expected, Georgia outside linebackers coach Dan Lanning and inside linebackers coach Glenn Schumann will share the defensive coordinator title for the Bulldogs in 2019.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On Feb. 11 a 13-year-old male was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass at a Whispering Lakes Trail residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her juvenile son was being unruly and damaging the house. Officers arrived and found that the child had barricaded hi
UGA students gain experience and help Athens residents through free tax service
Two things are certain: death and taxes. For something so commonplace, the latter can be both complicated and frustrating. In order to help alleviate that stress, University of Georgia students are working as tax-filers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to help low-income Athens citiz
Georgia soldier comes home from Afghanistan after daughter’s sudden death
The 5-year-old daughter of a National Guard soldier died unexpectedly last weekend, and her father hurried home to Georgia from his deployment in Afghanistan, according to a news report.
Greene County Toastmasters to compete in Area Speech Contests
Barb Dikeman and Steve Weiser will be representing Greene County Toastmasters in the Toastmasters Area 52 Speech Competition on Saturday, Feb. 16. Weiser will be competing in the International Speech Contest, and Dikeman in the Humorous Speech Contest. Winners of the Area Contest will proceed to the
Georgia woman pleads to hauling kilos of drugs on I-75
MACON, GA (WALB) -- A Tifton woman pleaded guilty in Macon federal court Wednesday on a drug charge after she was arrested for carrying four kilos of meth and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute.
7 of America’s best hospitals are in Georgia, according to a new report
Of the nearly 175 hospitals in Georgia, seven facilities were recently recognized as the country’s best of the best. That’s according to a new report from Healthgrades, for which analysts ranked the top 250, top 100 and top 50 hospitals in the United States “based solely on clinical quality outcomes
Georgia lynching case transcripts should be released, court says
Long lost grand jury transcripts that could shed light on one of Georgia’s most notorious unsolved lynching cases should be released, a federal appeals panel affirmed on Monday.
Athens man receives life sentence for home invasion, attempted murder
Following a trial this week in Clarke County Superior Court, an Athens man was sentenced to life plus 45 years in prison for his role in a 2017 home invasion and attempted murder.
28 Georgia Middle School Students Hospitalized After Eating Candy on Valentine's Day
More than two dozen students at a middle school in Georgia were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day after eating candy that left them feeling ill. The students, who attend Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, complained that they were feeling sick after eating candy and snacks at school on Thursday, accor
Serial killer draws sketches of Georgia murder victims
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Authorities have released sketches of three women an admitted serial killer claims to have killed in Georgia. Samuel Little drew the pictures of women he says he killed.
Atlanta rapper 21 Savage booked into S. Georgia jail on felony warrant
It was a busy day for Atlanta rapper 21 Savage Friday, starting with a pre-taped appearance on Good Morning America, followed by being booked into a South Georgia jail on a felony theft by deception warrant. He was later released, according to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office.
Aurora, Illinois police respond to active shooter at Henry Pratt manufacturing business
Authorities are investigating the report of an active shooter at a suburban Chicago facility. The City of Aurora confirmed there is an active shooter near Highland and Archer. Several local media outlets are reporting a massive police response at a manufacturing facility in Aurora, Ill.
Police: Man wanted for Hard Rock shooting in Atlantic City arrested in Georgia
Police say a man wanted for a shooting at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City has been arrested in Georgia. Emory Chapman, 39, of Pleasantville, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents in Atlanta.
More than $5 million in real estate sold
• Paul Christian of Buckhead to Timothy Keith Ervin of Madison, 1110 Lower Apalachee Road, Buckhead, $45,000. • Charles Vessell of Waverly Hall, to Stacy A. Walley of Mableton, 1180 Arbor Lane, 1.14 acres, Madison, $322,000.
Legislators Seek To Block Local Regulation Of Housing Design
A bipartisan group of six members of the Georgia House of Representatives has introduced legislation that would prohibit local governments from adopting or enforcing ordinances regulating building design for one and two-family housing.
Georgia bill would allow medical marijuana production
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia may soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil within the state. The new measure, introduced Thursday in the Georgia House, would give patients who are already allowed to possess low potency marijuana oil access to the product. It would close a loo
Georgia drivers must make more stops for school buses
Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law revising the state’s traffic regulations for driving past school buses stopped to load or unload students. Now drivers must stop for school buses stopped to load or unload passengers unless they are driving on a highway divided by a grass median, unpa