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Less than half of potential jurors show up for jury selection in racially-charged murder trial

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Less than 50 percent of potential jurors for the trial of the racially-motivated murder of Timothy Coggins showed up for jury selection Monday morning in Griffin.11Alive's Joe Henke says only 127 people showed up out of a jury pool of more than 300, according to defense attorneys.The

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 17:43:47

'The Walking Dead': Jon Bernthal Set to Appear in Season 9

Jon Bernthal is returning to “The Walking Dead,”TV Line reportedMonday.Over the weekend,photos surfaced onlineof the “Punisher” star on set in Senoia, Georgia, with Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus. It’s not unprecedented for previous cast members to hang out on set, but it looks like Bernthal was v

THEWRAP - 2018-06-18 21:03:19

Officer's quick action saves GPD veteran

The quick response of Griffin Police Department Sgt. Tony Brown saved the life of a retired GPD veteran.According to GPD Lt. Joe Hudson, Brown responded to Ma & Pa’s Grocery around 8:30 p.m. Friday in reference to an unknown medical issue. Upon arrival, Brown and MPO Brian Earls found Pop Ellis pass

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-17 22:48:00

5-month-old girl mauled, killed by babysitter's dog

"He ate by us, he slept by us, he followed us. And you know, sometimes, I had her in her car seat and he just go over there and check on her and he'll walk away. I've just never heard of nothing like this," Terika George, Paige's mother, said.

CBS17.COM - 2018-06-17 20:32:14

Former Cav J.J. Hickson Arrested For Armed Robbery | Newsradio WTAM 1100

SENOIA, GEORGIA - Last week, it was former Brown Kelen Winslow II, making dubious headlines, and now, a former Cleveland Cavalier finds himself behind bars.

IHEART.COM - 2018-06-17 18:29:00

Steve Harvey spends Father's Day mentoring hundreds of fatherless teens

The Rock Ranch, in The Rock, Georgia, is home to Harvey's mentoring program for young men. Harvey started the program in Dallas ten years ago but has since moved to Georgia.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-18 10:50:25

Ex-NBA player JJ Hickson stole $100,000, assaulted teen during home invasion, officials say

SENOIA, Ga.- A former NBA player stole $100,000 during a violent home invasion and left a 17-year-old resident with multiple broken bones,authorities said Monday.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-06-18 19:52:12

Former ‘Walking Dead’ Star Spotted Near Show’s Production Set

Actor Jon Bernthal has been spotted near the production set of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ in Senoia, Georgia. Bernthal previously played Shane Walsh, one of the main leads in the show’s first two seasons before the character met his demise. Season 9 of ‘The Walking Dead’ is currently in production, wh

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-18 10:47:25

Jon Bernthal returning to The Walking Dead

Back from the dead...kinda. Jon Bernthal's Shane will be making a return to The Walking Dead in season 9, EW has confirmed, appearing in one episode for the upcoming season. The news of Bernthal's return follows reports that he was seen hovering around the set after being captured in an Instagram ph

EW.COM - 2018-06-18 21:46:00

Williams leads the charge for downtown Griffin

Williams has been the president and chief executive officer of Chambers of Commerce, including Morgan-Madison, Americus, Gainesville-Hall County and Cobb County.


Report: Former NC State basketball player Hickson charged in Georgia home invasion :: WRALSportsFan.com

According to theAtlanta-Journal Constitution, Hickson, 29, is charged with armed robbery with a knife in connection with an incident reported Friday night in Coweta County. Hickson is being held without bond.

WRAL - 2018-06-18 14:10:37

Jon Bernthal Spotted Near ‘The Walking Dead’ Set: Pic

Is a flashback coming?Jon Bernthal, who portrayed Shane Walsh from seasons 1 through 3 ofThe Walking Dead, was spotted near the Senoia, Georgia, set on Friday, June 15, causing fans to wonder if his character, Shane, is making a cameo in the upcoming season.'The Walking Dead' Cast Before They Were F

US MAGAZINE - 2018-06-18 15:49:08

Rock trio Record Company is back but not much changed

This image released by Concord Records shows, from left, Marc Cazorla, Chris Vos and Alex Stiff of The Record Company. The band's latest album, "All Of This Life," releases on June 22. (Jen Rosenstein/Concord Records via AP)Jen Rosenstein

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 14:49:04

It can hurt when you get hooked while fishing (column)

If you go fishing enough times, you will hook yourself. It takes only a second of inattention or some unusual motion of you, the fish, or even your tackle, to impale yourself. Hands are most often the one on the receiving end of the point of the hook, but some of us have been hooked in many other pl


Jon Bernthal Spotted Near Walking Dead Set

byChristopher Fiduccia– onJun 16, 2018inTV NewsJon Bernthal was recently spotted near the set for AMC’sThe Walking Deadin Senoia, GA. As fans of the show will remember, Bernthal played the characterShane Walsh, who was one of the main leads in the show's first two seasons.Starting on the fitting day


Jackson woman accused of embezzling $1M from employer

Carrie N. Harris, 53, is charged with wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia allege Harris issued more than 100 company checks to pay personal expenses from 2008 to 2013.


5-month-old girl mauled to death by family dog

The mother told police that she left the sleeping girl in the care of her roommate for a few hours, but when she came back, the roommate was asleep, and her child was dead.


Fund set up for family of autistic boy, 13, who drowned June 4 - The Citizen

A GoFundMe account has been set up “In Memory of Javontay Maurice Reed” with a goal of $20,000. There was $6,260 raised as of mid-day on June 11. Those interested in donating can visit www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-javontay-maurice-reed.


City approves $115.6M budget

The Griffin Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the adoption of the $115,665,957.46 budget for fiscal year 2018-2019, which begins July 1.Following the second public hearing, on June 12, the six commissioners present voted unanimously to approve the budget. No one from the public chose to sp


Arrest made in murder of GSU student, whose body was found inside abandoned Subway

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Police have arrested and charged a man in the murder of a Georgia State University student, whose body was found this past December inside an abandoned Subway sandwich shop.