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Hampton officials to make one-time $1 million payment toward sewer debt

In a 4-2 decision, the Hampton City Council voted Tuesday to use $1 million from the city's general fund toward the remaining $7.1 million sewer debt that financed the city's wastewater treatment plant. (Special Photo) HAMPTON- In a 4-2 decision, the Hampton City Council voted Tuesday to use $1 mill

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-16 22:12:00

Henry County to celebrate holiday season with tree lighting events, parade

McDONOUGH - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Henry County, and holiday celebrations are in full swing heading into the week of Thanksgiving. Even if the weather of late has you and your loved ones bundling up one minute and lathering on sunscreen the next, a host of groups and gove

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-17 18:38:00

Man missing from Stockbridge area considered 'critical' is found

McDONOUGH - A 46-year-old man missing since Thursday has been located, Henry County police announced Friday afternoon. His case had been considered critical. Randy Lamar Wiggins was last seen around noon on Thursday in the area of Squadron Lane in Stockbridge. He is described as a a black man, 6 fee

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-17 18:31:00

Stricklands share faith, life in MLB

Pike County graduates Hunter Strickland and his wife Shelley spoke during an interview by Senior Pastor Benny Tate on Sunday evening at Rock Springs Church in Milner and again on Tuesday afternoon during the XYZ Club's luncheon at First Baptist Church in Griffin about life as a player, wife and fami

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 01:25:00

BOC approves electric rate adjustments

Griffin's Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to approve electric rate adjustments to begin Jan. 1, 2018. The Board approved a 13 percent total electric rate increase over the next three years. Rates would then stabilize from 2021 through 2023 and would also end with a flexible fund balance of

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 00:30:17

Woman carjacked, kidnapped while pumping gas

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - A woman says she was robbed and kidnapped while she was pumping gas. The victim said that around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, she was at a Kroger gas station on Highway 138 in Stockbridge. She said a man came up behind her, covered her face with a scarf and dragged her into another veh

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-17 20:41:51

Local man arrested on rape charges

A Griffin man was arrested Tuesday on rape and other charges in connection with an Oct. 28 incident. Corinthian Delon Henley, 38, was also charged with aggravated assault and simple battery. He is also facing charges of theft by taking, aggravate sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, false imprisonment


Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan resident Jeremy R. Harrison faces numerous charges from a Nov. 10 incident in south Fayette County where his vehicle crashed into a house while being pursued by deputies. Harrison, 36, was charged with burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a


Off-Duty Officer in Serious Condition After 'Domestic Incident': Police

An off-duty police officer is in serious condition after what authorities are calling a "domestic incident." Few details have been released, but Chicago Police News Affairs said the officer suffered a head injury near 76th and Stony and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. No one was

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-17 15:52:49

Man killed on Dan Ryan among 3 dead, 3 wounded in Thursday shootings

A man killed in a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway was among six people shot, three fatally, in Thursday gun violence on Chicago's South and West sides. The 20-year-old man was shot in the head and crashed his vehicle about 5:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 90/94 near 51st Street, a

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-17 06:03:00

Man killed, 5 wounded in Wednesday shootings on South, West sides

A man was killed and five others were wounded in shootings over a 10-hour period Wednesday on Chicago's South and West sides. A 21-year-old man was shot to death about 2:15 p.m. in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Police. He was sitting in his vehicle in the 6600 block of

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-16 06:20:00

Man, 61, killed when back porches catch fire on West Side

A 61-year-old man was killed when the back porches of a West Side building caught fire early Friday morning, authorities said. The fire started about 5:53 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Hamlin Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, the Chicago Fire Department said. The three-story building appeared

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:06:00

3 teens shot inside Chicago home; 1 dead

CHICAGO - A teen was killed and two others wounded in a shooting inside a residence Thursday evening on Chicago's West Side. Police say a male, age 15 or 16, was shot in the back and pronounced dead at the scene in the 5600 block of W. Washington around 5:45 p.m in the city's South Austin neighborho

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-17 01:05:51

7 officers linked to corruption now on desk duty

CHICAGO - Seven Chicago police officers connected to a corrupt sergeant who shook down drug dealers have been placed on desk duty as their conduct is investigated. The action came hours after a Cook County judge threw out the felony drug convictions of 15 black men who all say they were locked up fo

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-17 04:27:20

Off-duty officer stabbed in head in South Shore

CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS) - An off-duty Chicago police officer was stabbed in the head Friday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, according to scanner traffic. The officer, who has not yet been identified, was in a car near the intersection of Stony Island Avenue and East 76th Street when she was s

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2017-11-17 17:21:00

'It would not be fiscally responsible': OPRF ends community rec center collaboration talks - for now

The Oak Park and River Forest High School board ended talks of funding a community recreation center, but board members appear to be open to future collaboration efforts. School board members unanimously voted Nov. 16 to let a memorandum of understanding between OPRF and the Park District of Oak Pa

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:05:19

At Almaza Grill, Peruvian chicken and Lebanese food join forces

Pity the rotisserie chicken. Once the centerpiece of restaurant chains like Swiss Chalet, the thrill of chickens roasted on a rotating spit, basting in their own juices, has faded from the daily glare of supermarket bargain-seeking. Even from my allegedly lofty perch, I must confess to feeling the s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-16 12:00:05

Celebrate the season with a Victorian Christmas at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

One of the area's most unique and popular holiday traditions is fast approaching at the TR Site. The historic landmark home on Delaware Avenue kicks off its Victorian Christmas (Dec. 1-9) with a special Nov. 30 gala evening with premium wines, craft beer, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment by The Hot

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-17 16:08:53

Allegany County temporarily halts shared-services meetings

BELMONT - Allegany County's shared-services initiative, designed to find cost savings through cooperation between local governments, is taking time out to find a consultant to lead the group to plan completion by Sept. 15. Planning Department Director Kier Dirlam reported Tuesday to the Legislature'

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-17 17:30:00

Allegany County Jail inmate charged after incident

BELMONT - An Allegany County Jail inmate, arrested on stolen property and marijuana charges less than two weeks ago, has been arraigned on more charges for an incident that occurred shortly after his arrival at the jail. Christopher E. Herron, 36, of New Hudson, allegedly damaged property valued at