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Town Park’s gonna party, Rutledge fabulous - Morgan County Citizen

Lord-a-mercy-Good-gracious-almighty! Momma’s got her music TURNED UP! She’s blastin’ eardrums from Bostwick to Newborn!Tell the preacher to cover his eyes ‘cause Momma’s bustin’ a move in her bellbottoms! I mean she’s dancin’ like it’s 1977! Like Auburn beat Bama in the final SECOND! Like she’s sipp

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-08-16 19:03:50

Family dog dies protecting home during break-in after being hit in head with brick

NEWNAN, Ga. – A family is mourning the loss of their dog after their home was broken into earlier this month.On Aug. 8, Coweta County sheriff’s deputies were called to a home on Crawford Circle for a burglary where a family’s dog passed away due to trauma. Police said the would-be thief bashed Toby

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-16 15:41:34

Demetris Robertson makes latest transition by transferring to Georgia

University of Georgia wide receiver Demetris Robertson (16) runs to catch a pass during an open practice for Fan Day at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, August 4, 2018.Tony Walsh

NEWS-HERALD.NET - 2018-08-16 13:00:00

Federal grand jury indicts man on drug charges

MACON, Ga. — A 37-year-old Milledgeville man was among 32 people indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges this week in U.S. Middle District of Georgia Court in Macon, The Union-Recorder has learned.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-16 20:35:00

Drive-by shooting damages residence on Linda Avenue

A residence on Linda Avenue was struck several times in a drive-by shooting on Aug. 15, an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release said.Officers were dispatched to the scene shortly after 11 p.m. According to the report, a 68-year-old woman, who was unharmed, was inside the residence. T

RED AND BLACK - 2018-08-16 16:19:00

SWAT standoff underway in Hall County

HALL COUNTY, Ga.-News Chopper 2is over what appears to be a SWAT situation with a heavy police presence in Hall County.Hall County Fire confirmed they are at a scene on Stephens Rd. and Waverly Way but have not released any details.We're working to learn more details for a LIVE report on Channel 2 A


Charges against Rickard in Oconee Co. surfaced - Morgan County Citizen

According to reporting by Michael Prochaska, journalist with the Oconee Enterprise, court documents reveal the nature of Rickard’s alleged crimes in Oconee County. Rickard faces separate charges in Walton and Morgan counties, including a rape charge. The details around the charges in Morgan and Walt

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-08-16 19:29:12

Police: UGA students randomly attacked in Downtown Athens on first day back at school

"The next thing I know, I'm on the ground, punched, kicked. And then I got out of there," one victim said to police.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-15 22:02:23

16 dogs found dead behind house west of Athens

CRAWFORD, Ga. -- Sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine how sixteen dogs died in Oglethorpe County and if they were killed, who is responsible.University of Georgia veterinarians are conducting necropsies to determine the causes of death and when they died. Investigators say it appeared the anim


Suspect in shooting incidents arrested

The Athens-Clarke Police Department Bulldog outside of the ACCPD East Precinct in Athens, Georgia on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Photo/Tony Walsh)Tony Walsh

RED AND BLACK - 2018-08-15 18:00:00

Ex custodian pleads guilty in child porn felony case

Former Oconee County High School custodian Timothy Brian Burnette, 41, of Union Point, pleaded guilty Aug. 8 to attempting to possess child pornography. Burnette surreptitiously filmed juveniles in a girl’s locker room earlier this year.

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-15 18:00:00

Man wanted for battery of woman apparently kills self in ravine near Stephens Road

deputies met Tuesday, Aug. 14, with a woman living with Leonardo Jimenez, 55. The woman had “visible scratches and bruises to her chest,” according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.


Washington Mayor's residency called into question

NewsChannel 6's Renetta DuBose received an email containing a tip that sent her to Washington, Georgia. It alleged that the Mayor, Ames Barnett, is a "gone" Mayor. We hit the streets to find out why his residency is being called into question.

WJBF.COM - 2018-08-15 21:58:55

Ex teacher accused of sex crimes still in jail

Ryan Augusto Rickard, 34, of Bishop, was arrested July 6 and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority, sexual battery and one count of rape. His victims were juveniles living in Morgan, Walton and Oconee counties.

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-15 18:00:00

Local woman dies from injuries in two-car crash

The victim who died of her injuries was identified as Doris Bolston, of the 200 block of West Habersham Street, according to an accident report filed by Milledgeville Police Department Officer Crystal Reese.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-15 13:24:00

Everything you need to know about squirrel hunting season | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

The gray squirrel is the most common species. Predominantly gray, with white under parts, the gray squirrel is more slender-bodied than fox squirrels and weighs anywhere from 12 ounces to 1.5 pounds.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-08-15 05:55:00

Local woman charged after hit-and-run of bicyclist

The woman was identified as Janice Renee Butts, of the 600 block of Ga. Highway 49 West, according to an incident report filed by Milledgeville Police Department Officer Untimothy Roby.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-15 15:30:00

Seizure causes accident on Mesena Road

Georgia State Patrol Trooper David Osborne responded to the accident and said, “The driver of the black pickup truck was traveling westbound on Mesena Road, crossed over the center line and struck the Honda Accord that was traveling east.”

MCDUFFIEPROGRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:57:00

Son of slaying victim testifies he didn't want dad to 'seem like a bad person'

Tyler Gayton screamed and told his father, Dennis, to slam on the gas and get out of there when a man pulled out a gun on Carlton Street, according to testimony Tuesday in Superior Court.Marquis Lejon Studivant is on trial in Superior Court Judge Andrew Fuller’s court for charges of felony murder an


Find 8 Of The Best Antique & Vintage Shops Along This Popular Georgia Trail

The town of Bishop, Georgia only has a few hundred residents, however, it has been around since the 1800s.Flickr stevbach1While the town might not be on the radar for most people for having an impressive nightlife or event schedule, the Antique Trail is certainly a draw for many.