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Emergency crews rescue man who fell along Panther Creek

ofHABERSHAM COUNTY, Ga.- Emergency crews say the have rescued a man after “a substantial fall” along Panther Creek.Crews were called out to the waterfalls at Panther Creek shortly before 6 p.m. to rescue a man that had fallen at the waterfalls along the creek.Emergency officials said because bad wea

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 01:53:45

Saturday storms knock out power, cause damage throughout TN Valley

Severe storms made their way through the Tennessee Valley Saturday afternoon.The storms knocked power out for thousands and left damage throughout the area.READ MORE |UPDATE: Thousands without power across the TN ValleyIn Cleveland, trees fell on two homes.Bradley County Fire and Rescue told Channel

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-06-23 21:55:00

Hiawassee tree ordinance may cost private land owners

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – The City of Hiawassee has adopted yet another mandate, this time a tree ordinance which has the potential to impact the owners of private property. A “City Tree Board” has been appointed, and while the bulk of the responsibilities entrusted to the committee involves the cultivation


Man dies in wreck on Ga. 140

A man died Saturday after suffering multiple blunt force trauma injuries in a wreck involving a tractor-trailer on Ga. 140 near Big Oak Tree Road in Adairsville, according to Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton.Bartow Headlines reported the identity of the man as Jason Manning, 45, of Plainville.He wa

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 23:33:00

Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother

Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

KSP: man found dead in ditch likely died by drowning

Top Local StoriesCyclists prepare for the Pro Road National ChampionshipsKSP: man found dead in ditch likely died by drowningOpen casting call for kid's talk showBARBOURVILLE, KY (WATE) - Kentucky State Police say a man found dead in a ditch Friday morning likely died from drowning.The man's body wa

WATE - 2018-06-23 18:49:16

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website.

AP - 2018-06-24 14:29:40

Rescue crews attempting to reach person who fell at Rainbow Falls

TRANSYLVANIA Co., N.C. (WSPA) - Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue reports that a recovery effort is underway Saturday after a person reportedly fell from Rainbow Falls in Transylvania County, N.C.

WSPA.COM - 2018-06-23 16:56:23

More chances for late afternoon and evening storms again on Sunday

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for extreme north Georgia until 4 pm on Sunday.The warning includes the cities of Young Harris, Hiawassee and Blairsville.The 11Alive StormTrackers are keeping a close eye on these storms. Stay with 11Alive

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-24 19:24:06

NEW DETAILS: 2 injured in wreck; took 45 minutes to extricate driver

A 2004 Kia Optima was allegedly traveling westbound on the wrong side of the road, causing a head-on wreck with an oncoming 2007 Chevy Tahoe, Georgia State Patrol said. Witnesses told GSP the Kia had allegedly passed another vehicle on a double yellow line stretch of Ga. 115 and continued driving in


Weather hampers rescue of hiker injured at waterfall

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. -- A hiker was injured Saturday afternoon at Panther Creek Falls in Habersham County and had to wait for several hours to be rescued.Rescue crews had difficulty in reaching the man because of the weather.Officials said aviation crews from the state Department of Natural Resources a

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 22:57:57

Man Dies After Fall From NC Waterfall

Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue, assisted by Rosman Fire Rescue and Balsam Grove Volunteer Fire, responded and found the person who fell.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-06-24 00:13:23

Severe thunderstorm warnings for portions of northwest Georgia

ASevere Thunderstorm Warninghas been issued for portions of Fannin, Gilmer and Murray counties until 3:15 pm. At 2:36 pm, severe thunderstorms were located along a line from near Conasauga to Carters, moving east at 45 mph.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 12:57:09

Weather preventing rescuers from helping person injured at waterfall

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. -- A person was injured Saturday afternoon at Panther Creek Falls in Habersham County, but crews are having difficulty in reaching the person because of the weather.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 22:57:57

Police arrest wanted man after brief chase, manhunt in Baldwin

“When I ramped back on there at Level Grove, I got behind this pickup truck that had been coming southbound right there,” Crawford said.

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-06-23 21:21:00

Zipping into a 'cool' weekend at Helen attraction

HELEN, Ga.- There are always lots of big things happening in Georgia’s Alpine Village – Helen! But if you’re looking for a particularly high-flying thrill when you’re in town, there’s a place where “adventure” is right there on the sign out front!


Pair of wrecks involving same car leave one person seriously injured

A Cleveland man was seriously injured after his car was involved in two separate wrecks on Interstate 985 northbound Wednesday night.Joseph Chute, 58, of Cleveland, was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on the interstate at the same time as Nolan Lassiter, 81, of Cornelia, in a Lincoln Town Car.Geor


Pritchett resigns after 4 months as chief

After only four months on the job, Tony Pritchett stepped down from his role as chief of the Andrews ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


Murphy woman faces possible deportation

Murphy – Kyle Sutton will not stand for his wife being called a criminal, but he faces losing her ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


Georgia town braces for up to 10,000 for Rainbow Family gathering

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga.- A small north Georgia town is bracing for as many as 10,000 self-proclaimed "hippies."