Breaking News from Jasper GA
Find the latest Jasper GA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Jasper still waiting for new City Manager
JASPER, Ga. – Despite a special called meeting of the Jasper City Council with a “City Manager Appointment” item on the agenda, no new public information is available. At this time, Mayor John Weaver said that the council is recomending the current City Manager, Jim Looney, to move forward with the
Altercation Reported with Alleged Knife at Pickens County High School
FYN received a release today from the Pickens County School Board involving an incident at the high school. FetchYourNews.com will update when more information becomes available. See release below:
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: PAIR ARRESTED FOR BREAKING AND ENTERINGS
Murphy, NC— Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced the December 10th, 2018 arrest of Eric Edward Hill, a 24 year old Marble North Carolina man and Kayla Marie Coffey, a 30 year old Blairsville Georgia woman on charges in connection with several breaking and entering investigations in Cherokee County North
3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016
Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C
Legislators plan a broad revamp of state’s powerful CON laws
Year after year, the Georgia General Assembly deals with proposals to revise the state’s health care regulatory rules. It’s always a contentious process, often pitting hospitals against one another. Even minor tweaks to the system typically get blocked before the end of the legislative session.
Accident Shuts Down Hwy 515 In Jasper
An early morning accident at the intersection of Walmart and Hwy 515 caused all lanes to be shut down for several hours on Thursday. The 2 vehicle accident that included a flatbed semi and a delivery truck from the local Pepsi Company. The driver of the flatbed was transported to Piedmont Mountainsi
The One Mountain Town In Georgia That’s Perfect For A Winter Getaway
Just because it gets cold and snow becomes more of a regular weather forecast doesn’t mean that we should stop exploring our beautiful state during the wintertime. Georgia has so many wonderful places to check out during the winter—places that seemingly come alive in an entirely new way. If you’re l
Despite 35 From Bishop, Dragons Drop Game Against Bruins
After the Nettes’ fell in a tough game against the Lady Bruins, the Dragons took on the Bruins in the night cap of this varsity doubleheader, looking to split the games on the evening.
Man wanted in North Georgia deadly shooting apprehended in Alabama
A man wanted in connection with a deadly weekend shooting in North Georgia was taken into custody in Alabama. About 8 hours elapsed from the time Gordon County sheriff’s deputies found a man’s body at a home near Calhoun and Justin Blake Martinat, 29, was apprehended, authorities said. A manhunt beg
Chattooga Warrant Results In Alabama Meth Bust
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested 60 year-old Floyd E. Wells, of Centre, with drug trafficking on Friday. According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators were initially looking for Wells on a fugitive from justice warrant based on existing warrants from Chattooga County, Georgi
Founder gives early glimpse of Canton Reformation facility
Reformation Brewery has begun prepping its soon-to-be main production location in Canton ahead of its move in coming weeks, and CEO Spencer Nix shared his vision for the new digs with the Tribune on Monday.
BOE Wants Local Control Over Start Date, More Security Funding
CANTON, GA — The Cherokee County School Board on Friday presented its 2019 Legislative Partnership Priorities to members of the county's legislative delegation. Board priorities include continued local control of educational decisions and increased funding for safety and security.
Good Samaritans pay off layaways for Walmart customers across Forsyth County
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - There are four Walmarts in Forsyth County, and now everyone who had items in layaway can take those things home free and clear thanks to a random act of kindness.
Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital
A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.
Why Georgia football has to beat Alabama on the recruiting front this week
Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, recruiting, basketball and more.
High school basketball roundup: Southeast boys fight back but lose in overtime
Boyd Buchanan (boys) 43, Southeast Whitfield 41; OT. Southeast Whitfield came back from a 15-point deficit, but ultimately fell to Boyd Buchanan at home Saturday in overtime, 43-41.
Love letter written by veteran in 1954 discovered in Georgia Walmart, reunited with family
Call it a miracle on aisle 7. A veteran's love letter, written in 1954 and discovered inside a Walmart in Georgia, was reunited with his family on Friday, thanks to the persistence of store employees.
Nettes’ Make Late Run, Fall To Northwest Whitfield
This past Friday night, the PHS Dragonettes varsity basketball team hosted the Lady Bruins of Northwest Whitfield in a big region match up. This, was the first meeting between the two teams since the region championship game last season.
Rome Man Charged with Calhoun Murder
A Rome man is awaiting extradition for the murder of a Calhoun man over the weekend. Justin Blake Maritinat, 29, was sought for the shooting of a man at a home on Sylvania Circle on Saturday.
5 New Canton-Sixes Area Properties For Sale
CANTON-SIXES, GA — On the hunt for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to fear! To keep you up to date, we here at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new listings n