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NWS: Tornado touches down in Southeast Georgia

A line of severe thunderstorms and a tornado barreled across Southeast Georgia on Friday, leaving a trail of damage. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-trailer was blown over on the causeway to St. Simons Island.


Severe storms, heavy rains wash out roads, down trees across north Georgia

ATLANTA - Another line of storms moved through parts of the metro Friday after a fast-moving storm system produced tornado warnings and watches in the morning. We continue to receive reports of damage throughout metro Atlanta and north Georgia. There are thousands of power outages and the number con


Boil water advisory issued for Greensboro due to water main break

GREENSBORO, Ga. — The City of Greensboro has issued a boil water advisory for residents who use city water, according to a press release. The water main break has been repaired, but officials said the quality of the water coming from city resources is unknown at this time.


Georgia Governor Brian Kemp says he's not concerned about backlash from the "heartbeat" bill

The "heartbeat" bill in Georgia has not yet been signed by Governor Brian Kemp but the governor told reporters Thursday night in Liberty County he's not concerned about reported backlash from the film industry. The bill would prevent an abortion at six weeks or when a heartbeat is detected.


Measles cases reported in Tennessee and Georgia

"It is kind of scary because its not something that's been seen in a long time," said Meg Jones. Jones lives in Fyffe. That means she's less than an hour away from Tennessee or Georgia, two states that are dealing with confirmed measles cases. The Alabama Department of Public Health says a single ca


Dalton Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery at Georgia Bank

A Dalton man that plead guilty to charges after robbing a bank in 2017 is sentenced. James Gilbert Crick was sentenced to 63 years for robbing a Wells Fargo bank in Whitfield County, Georgia.


Man stabbed multiple times at east Athens apartments

Athens-Clarke County police on Friday were investigating a stabbing that occurred the night before at an eastside apartment complex. Police said they were notified about 8 p.m. Thursday that three males brought another male who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to the emergency room at Piedmon


Georgia man set foreclosed mansion on fire, cops say

A Georgia man allegedly set his former mansion on fire months after the residence went into foreclosure, authorities said Thursday. Stanley Stephens, with help from Donald Luallen, set fire to the 5,900-square-foot home in the northern town of Rome on Feb. 10, police said. No one was hurt in the fir


High Speed Pursuit That Began In Summerville, Georgia Ends In A Crash In Gaylesville, Four Suspects Arrested

A high speed chase that began in neighboring Summerville, Georgia ended at the Gaylesville four-way stop after the suspects vehicle crashed into a wooded area behind the old Gaylesville Store.


Man arrested after fracas at Athens bar

A Greene County man was arrested early last Sunday morning after he created a disturbance at a bar downtown, Athens-Clarke County police said. A police officer was working an off-duty security job at The Hedges on Broad about 1:27 a.m. when he saw employees at Magnolias next door struggling to remov


Tornado Watches, Warnings Issues for Counties in Florida, Georgia Friday Morning

Friday morning's commute was complicated for those who had to worry about tornadoes slowing them down. In several Florida and Georgia counties, tornado watches or tornado warnings had been issued. Understanding the timing, and severity, of these National Weather Service announcements can be a matter


Georgia ready to wrap spring practice with G-Day game

ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia Bulldogs will play their annual G-Day spring game on Saturday, April 20. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. on the SEC Network. Below is additonal information regarding the day's events. Admission is free to the public.


Deadly April storm leaves trail of damage across Florida, Georgia

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A line of severe thunderstorms and possible tornados barrelled across North Florida on Friday morning, leaving at least one child dead and a second injured near Tallahassee. The front facade of a furniture store in Kingsland, Georgia, was ripped off by high winds and a tractor-t


Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 13 Khadijah Shantell Lafay Banks, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and window tint violation. According to reports, a black Honda driven by Banks was stopped on the Madison by-pass near Cox Road for an alleged window tint violation. Conse


Police identify body found in Middle Oconee River

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) A body found in the Middle Oconee River in Athens-Clarke County on April 13 has been positively identified. Emory Odell Findley, 54, of Athens, was reported missing on March 29. Weeks later, two kayakers found the body in the Middle Oconee River near St. George Driv

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Georgia Department of Revenue Updating System; Motor Vehicle Department Closed May 23rd-May 28th

The Georgia Department of Revenue will install a new system for motor vehicle registration, and as a result, local offices will not be able to process motor vehicle transactions for several days at the end of May.


Athens woman attacked at frat party

A 21-year-old Ruth Street woman reported she was attacked by another female Saturday night at a fraternity party, Athens-Clarke County police said. The victim said she was punched and scratched by a 22-year-old woman from Lilburn after she made comments about a third woman flirting with guys at the


Driver injured, charged after crash in Athens

An 18-year-old Helican Springs Road resident was injured early Tuesday morning when he crashed his car on Newton Bridge Road, Athens-Clarke County police said. The teen was driving east in a westbound lane about 4 a.m. when he lost control of the car and crashed it into a ditch, according to police


No. 5 Georgia baseball bats awaken in sixth, Emerson Hancock shuts down Missouri

ATHENS — Georgia baseball clamped down on Missouri on Thursday night a Foley Field, scoring a 3-0 victory. The Bulldogs, apparently, had plenty of energy left after Tuesday night’s record-setting 3-2 win over Clemson in 20 innings.


6 things to know before seeing Widespread Panic headline Sweetwater 420 Festival this weekend

Those who say April 20 isn’t a holiday haven’t seen the SweetWater 420 Festival lineup. The folks at SweetWater Brewing Company wouldn’t put together a stack of jam, funk, bluegrass and electronic artists if there wasn’t anything to celebrate.