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Two Macon teens charged with murder of 18-year-old

Two teens are in jail on murder charges after a Macon 18-year-old died at the hospital Sunday night from a gunshot wound.According to a news release, the two suspects charged with killing Dakwaun Faulks are 17-year-old Zontravion Hernandez and 18-year-old Dawan Daniels Jr.Witnesses told investigator

WMAZ - 2018-08-20 20:08:39

Man convicted in brutal 2014 murder gets two life sentences with no parole

Two consecutive life sentences without parole.That’s the sentence handed down by Cobb Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark to Jona-than Wheeler, formerly of Stockbridge, who was convicted of murdering 46-year-old Jerry Moore in Moore’s Marietta home in 2014.“Brutal and vicious is almost mild for w

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 22:45:00

Two killers are finally going to prison after 35 years. Behind the scenes of a cold case plea deal

Griffin, Georgia (CNN)Tyrone Coggins had just learned that both his brother's killers, after skirting comeuppance for 35 years, would almost certainly remain in prison for a long time. He told prosecutors to hold on because he had something for them.

CNN - 2018-08-20 15:41:58

Man, woman found dead at home in north Forsyth

Rainwater said deputies arrived at the residence at about 3:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, after a friend of the family called 911 for a welfare check at the house.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-20 11:48:00

BREAKING: Mattie’s Call issued for Covington man

COVINGTON, Ga. -A Mattie's Call has been issued for Matthew Cole, 55, according to a release from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.“Matthew Cole, of Covington, was last seen at Rockdale Piedmont Hospital, Conyers, Ga this date around 7 a.m. and before that near Broken Branch Court, Covington, Ga.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 19:33:00

NCSO seeks public's help in locating burglary suspects

The suspects, seen in security camera footage, were wearing black ski masks and hoodies when they gained entry to the Marathon Gas Station on Crowell Road using yellow crow bars. They were seen in an older-model black Dodge Charger SRT with aftermarket clear taillights and a drive-out tag.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:43:00

- 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) – U.S Attorney of Middle District of Georgia, FBI, Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney and other agencies are announcing results of a significant law enforcement operation Monday afternoon.The operation is in part of the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighbor

41NBC.COM - 2018-08-20 17:56:40

ON THE MARKET: 5-bed home for nearly $1M

Sitting on 71 acres, the home is described as a "European-style brick and stone manor home," according to the listing.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-08-19 12:19:00

Butts County school board vice chairman distributes school supplies

Marshall, who is also the vice chairman of the Board of Education, hosted a back-to-school supplies giveaway Aug. 12 at Ingles in Jackson, distributing more than 100 school supplies to students and parents.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-08-20 20:25:00

Homestead Hospice earns performance award

According to the firm, Homestead ranked in the top 20 percent, and scored above the national average in each quality measure, on a hospice caregiver survey for the year 2017.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-08-20 19:13:00

2 people found dead at home in Forsyth County

Boy dying from leukemia wants racing stickers for his casketMARTA service resumes after 2 people were hit by train, police sayDrugs hidden in cappuccino maker at convenience store, police say

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 12:07:43


Mosel accounted for seven hits, including two home runs, and 8 RBIs in three wins last week.

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2018-08-20 13:07:00

Speak About It puts consent on center stage at Oxford College

OXFORD, Ga. -On Aug. 28, Speak About It, a national sexual assault prevention organization, will bring its empowering and enlightening show about consent and healthy relationships to first-year students at Oxford College of Emory UniversitySpeak About It uses true stories written by real young adult

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-20 09:49:00

Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested for dealing drugs to teens

Investigators with the Johns Creek Alpharetta Forsyth Drug Task Force on Wednesday raided the family's home in the Quail Hollow community, and a storage unit. Deputies seized two pounds of marijuana, 87 colorful MDMA pills (otherwise known as "Molly" or ecstasy), and $22,000 in cash.


Macon Man Sentenced in Deadly Nightclub Shooting - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

Jackson was found guilty of malice murder, two counts of felony murder and two counts of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. He’s also guilty of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Person shot outside of home in West Macon

According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office press release 31-year old Clarence Lawrence Rozier of Macon, was outside of his house when someone fired shots. The release said Rozier was hit on his left shoulder from the shots. He was driven to a local hospital where he is reported to be in stable co

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-19 09:23:59

GSU SHOOTING: Police give 'all clear' after shots fired on GSU campus

Two women told@wsbtvthey were in a car, when a man with a gun ran up to them and tried to pull one woman out. She said police rounded the corner, and the guy ran. Ramp to interstate near Piedmont North closed. APD, GSU Police on scene.pic.twitter.com/5rKz5gJJhp— Rikki Klaus (@RikkiKlausWSB)August 20

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 08:05:37

College sees unexpected boom in enrollment of low- and moderate-income white women | Inside Higher Ed

Oxford College ofEmory Universityis a two-year liberal arts college in Oxford, Ga., that is affiliated with the university and sends its graduates there to finish bachelor's degrees. The Oxford program is located in a small town, not Atlanta. Though the program is known for its academic rigor, it is

INSIDE HIGHER ED - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Father, daughter busted for running drug operation, police say

Daniel McGregor Williams III, 51, and his 17-year-old daughter, of North Forsyth, Georgia face numerous drug-related charges, Atlanta’s FOX 5 reported.


Secondary recruiting: Auburn quietly getting it done hauling in defensive backs

The commitment of 4-star prospect Zion Puckett out of Spalding High School in Griffin, Ga., was a big one Friday for the 2019 Auburn football recruiting class.