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Suspect named in death of former high school football QB

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Three years ago, he helped lead his high school football team to the state championship. Now his family is trying to understand why he's gone. Rodricous Gates was the quarterback of Mundy's Mill High's football team in Jonesboro, Ga. from 2012 to 2014. His life ended outside o

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 22:51:01

UGA cuts ribbon for turfgrass facilities

The University of Georgia-Griffin Campus hosted state and industry leaders to cut the ribbon on the new turfgrass research and education facilities on the Griffin, Tifton and Athens campuses. The largest of the facilities is on the UGA-Griffin campus, where the ceremony took place Thursday morning.

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Dr. Harold (H. B.) Berryman

Dr. Harold Burl (H. B.) Berryman, age 44, of Zebulon, passed away September 19, 2017, at his home. He was baptized at an early age and a firm believer in Christianity. Harold earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Metaphysics. He was a Demonologist for Haunt Analyst GA Ghost Hunters. He enjoyed hel

PIKECOUNTYGEORGIA.COM - 2017-09-22 14:55:46

Experiment Will Give People Free Money Every Month to See How Happy It Makes Them

A venture capital firm is experimenting with what advocates call 'universal basic income', saying that because of growing automation, every citizen should get a basic paycheck. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more. A venture capital firm is experimenting with what advocates call 'universal bas

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 13:01:40


Ola High softball player Taylor Robinson has won this week's Fan's Choice Fall Athlete of the Week Poll with 694 votes. Robinson's total was good for 39 percent of the vote. She edged out Locust Grove High's Bailee Richardson (621 votes, 25 percent), Union Grove High's Kelsey Busch (238 votes, 14 pe

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 11:56:00

Scholar preacher at Greenforest Women's Day

Scholar, preacher and hospitality consultant Allison M. Henderson-Brooks will be the featured speaker at Greenforest Community Baptist Church Women's Day service on Sept. 24. Brooks, who is youth coordinator at New Life Presbyterian Church in College Park, will speak at the church's 7:45 and 10:45 a

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Woman suspected in credit card fraud in McDonough and Locust Grove

McDONOUGH - Police are asking for the public's help to identify a woman they say cloned a credit card belonging to a former Clayton County judge. The judge reported to the McDonough Police Department on Aug. 28 that his credit card information had been stolen, apparently from a Henry County restaura

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-22 15:47:00

Vallee, series win Emmy awards

Not lost in all the political rhetoric at Sunday night's Emmy Awards show were accolades showered on director Jean-Marc Valle and his limited series 'Big Little Lies'. Vallee spent part of this past summer in Barnesville directing the upcoming HBO series 'Sharp Objects". Vallee got the Emmy for b

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 18:03:09

Trojans battle Dogs at homecoming tonight

The Lamar County Trojans (0-4) battle the Morgan County Bulldogs tonight in the annual homecoming contest. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Trojan Field. The Bulldogs come in with a 3-1 record and have outscored opponents 140-71. Coached by Bill Malone, the Dogs have wins over Greene County, North

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 17:24:28

Doc Holliday BBQ & Music Festival this weekend

The Doc Holliday BBQ & Music Festival hits Griffin this weekend. The festival activities begin with the Georgia Barbecue Association Doc Holliday BBQ Championship - a double points contest on Friday. Competitors start to arrive Thursday and will be set up off Broad Street in the Spalding County Anne

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Clara A. Valencia, age 81

Clara Valencia Mrs. Clara A. Valencia, age 81 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away September 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband: Tony Valencia, son: Glenn A. Valencia and wife The Honorable Kathy Brown Valencia of Peachtree City, Ga., daughters: Vicki Marie McIntyre of Hampton, Ga. and Doreen Ann Val

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:15:23

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

Smiling businesswoman is using her digital tablet in the city.Eva-Katalin (NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself t

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

Biscuit squabble turns to employee brawl at Georgia McDonald's

MACON, Ga. -- Two employees at a north Macon McDonald's were cited for disorderly conduct after they fought over job assignments Monday morning. A Bibb Sheriff's Office incident report said a deputy was sent to the McDonald's at 6210 Zebulon Rd. for a fight call around 7 a.m. Monday. The deputy met

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 22:07:17

Sheriff's office number used in scam

According to investigator Maj. David Neal of the Pike County Sheriff's office, an individual is calling local residents and soliciting money on behalf of the Pike County Sheriff's Office - from the office's non-emergency number. He said the sheriff's office does not call citizens to solicit money.

PIKECOUNTYGEORGIA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:06:28


Union Grove High sophomore Michael Reese has won this week's Fan's Choice Football Player of the Week Poll with 493 votes. Reese's total was good for 51 percent of the vote. He edged out Eagle's Landing High's Logan Friddell (332 votes, 34 percent), ELCA's Austin Reed (76 votes, 8 percent) and Stock

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:18:00

Hampton budget comments result in Friday budget review meeting

HAMPTON - The Hampton City Council agreed to host a special meeting Friday to consider changes to the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget after suggestions were made during the Tuesday City Council meeting. One of the suggestions included adding an estimated $400,000 to install a second electrical feed

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:04:00

'Can do' attitude gets the job done

AMERICUS - Wanda and Ivan Minks of Barnesville came to Americus on Tuesday after tropical storm Irma had done her thing with Sumter County. They were trying to check on Ivan's mother who lives on Patton Drive in the Lake Collins area. When they saw that three trees were blocking a dead-end on Morris

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

GSC search committee sets input forums today, tomorrow

The committee designated to search for and screen applicants to fill the presidency at Gordon State College will hold two public sessions this week to get input from the public. Citizens are encouraged to attend and offer insight on qualities they would like to see in the next president and expect

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 15:03:30

Irma disrupted flagpole dedication is Wednesday

The flagpole dedication originally set for September 11 but disrupted by Hurricane Irma will be held at noon Wednesday at the civic center. The remembrance is sponsored by the local Woodmen Life chapter. In addition to honoring the 9-11 victims, law enforcment officers, firefighters and other firs

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 20:39:08

Armed robbers sought by Fayetteville police

Two armed robbers who struck the Dollar General store in Fayetteville on Sept. 19 are being sought by Fayetteville police. There were no injuries in the incident. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said two men entered the Dollar General store on Banks Road on Sept. 19 at approxim

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:49:37