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Wet wipes wreck havoc on on Athens-Clarke County sewage system

A strange problem is causing chaos in the sewage systems in Athens-Clarke County — wet wipes.Clogged sewage pipes have become such an issue that in March 2018, the county created a page on its website to explain proper usage and disposal of “flushable” wet wipe products.The county site states that a

RED AND BLACK - 2018-06-24 15:00:00

Jackson Co. man wounded in shootout with police during SWAT standoff, shoots his mom

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office contacted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation late Friday afternoon to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in conjunction with a three-hour SWAT standoff on Friday.According to the report, 37-year-old Jonathan Wayne Allen

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 17:06:08

WATCH: 'Permit Patty' appears to call police on girl selling bottled w | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

According to USA Today, the girl's mother, Erin Austin, captured the alleged phone call on video, which has been viewed millions of times since it was posted Saturday. She said the incident occurred outside her apartment near AT&T Stadium in San Francisco.

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-06-24 09:00:00

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

Man shoots mother 3 times, has SWAT standoff in Georgia

BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man is accused of shooting his mother three times in the back, prompting a 3-hour SWAT standoff.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-25 02:51:49

Gas prices dropping in Georgia but it may not last

"This news could bring some volatility back to the pumps this week," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "Gas prices could rise a couple pennies or simply level out. Anything more than that would require crude to make additional gains this week. Regardless, it's encouraging that

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-25 08:04:57

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

Police make arrest after teen shot, killed in road rage incident

Janae Owens, 17, was in a car with her mother sitting at a red lightat the intersection of South Candler Street and Midway Road on Wednesday eveningwhen police said a man in a black car opened fire, hitting the car. Owens was killed in the incident.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-23 18:15:41

Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County

Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 10:28:00

Police: SWAT team arrests man after he shoots mother, fires at police

BRASELTON, Ga.- Police are investigating after a mother said she was shot by her son Friday afternoon.The woman called 911 around 4:30 p.m. to report the shooting at a home on Charlie Cooper Road.Police believed the son is barricaded in the home and the Hall County SWAT team was been called to the s


Hull Stage highlights: Partials, Light Brigade and Palace Doctor rock the stage

PV-23 performs at the Hull Street stage at the 22nd annual AthFest Music and Arts festival in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, June 23, 2018. (Photo/Tony Walsh)Tony Walsh

RED AND BLACK - 2018-06-24 12:30:00

Man shot in Jackson County by police after allegedly shooting woman

Maj. Michael Steffman of the Braselton police department said the woman, who called 911, was taken to Northeast Georgia Gainesville Hospital in critical but stable condition, and will require surgery.


The Booty Boyz keep Athens dancing 'nasty' at the Georgia Theatre for AthFest

If you have been in Athens long enough, then you are bound to have heard of the Booty Boyz. Partly because not many names tend to stick out on a poster quite like their name does.But also because their name seems to be squeezing into lineups all over Athens constantly. From University Union shows to


What happens to properties along major road projects like Spout Springs Road widening

Widening Spout Springs Road will take two or three years of hard labor, more than a hundred million dollars and require small mountains of dirt and asphalt to be shoveled around South Hall from 2019 to 2021.Problem is, that’s the straightforward part.Stretching 6.1 miles from Interstate 985 to Thomp

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-06-23 18:00:00

Police: Suspect arrested for fatally shooting 17-year-old teen in Decatur

RELATED:Police: Road rage escalates to gunfire, kills 1 teen, injures another in Decatur


Death of Memphis soldier at Florida training camp is suspicious, famil | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

CLAY CO., Fla. -A soldier who disappeared from a National Guard base in Florida has been found dead in a wooded area of Camp Blanding,WHBQ reports.


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

Man shot in Braselton by police after standoff

Maj. Michael Steffman of the Braselton police department said the woman, who called 911, was taken to Northeast Georgia Gainesville Hospital in critical but stable condition, and will require surgery.


Sheriff: Man shoots mother, opens fire on deputies

BRASELTON, Ga. -- A man shot his mother and then opened fire on deputies Friday afternoon in Braselton, authorities said.According to Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum, authorities received a 911 call around 4 p.m. after a man allegedly shot his mother in the back outside a home on Charlie Cooper


2 women arrested in massage parlor sting operation

Kim is also facing prostitution, masturbation for hire, and massage without a license charges.