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Troup County approves jail food service contract
On Tuesday, the Troup County Board of Commissioners approved Skillet Kitchen, which is under Kimble’s Food by Design, to provide food service to the Troup County Jail and Annex.
GBI: Food that sent 28 middle school students to hospital contained THC
ATLANTA - A lab test conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found THC in at least one food sample from Sandtown Middle School, where 28 students were sent to local hospitals last week after eating Valentine’s Day treats.
Missing Lanett woman spotted in LaGrange
VALLEY — A Valley woman who was reported to be missing appears to be fine as she was spotted in LaGrange, according to Lt. Chris Daniel of Valley Police Department. Cayla Leshea Brooks, 24, of Lanett, was seen on surveillance video at a Mexican restaurant in LaGrange earlier this week, but the polic
Sheriff: Georgia firefighter stole from burning home
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Deputies in Coweta County have arrested a firefighter after they say he went into a burning house to steal from the homeowner. According to the Coweta County deputy's report, fire crews were called to a home on Cannon Road in Sharpsburg, Georgia the night of Jan.
Georgia food stamp recipients will get March benefits in two parts
The 1.6 million Georgia residents who receive food stamps will get their benefits in two parts next month. Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services announced the change to the normal timing of food stamp distribution as a way to make sure recipients won’t have to wait too long between gett
GDVS Serves LaGrange Veterans in New Location
The LaGrange office of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service recently relocated into the Career Center of the Georgia Department of Labor located at 1002 Longley Place (30240).
JUST IN: New flood watch issued for parts of north Georgia
ATLANTA - If you're ready for an end to this rain -- you're going to have to wait a few more days. Light showers will continue throughout the day and more waves of rain will move through this evening and into tomorrow, with a focus over the north Georgia mountains.
LaGrange PD identify 17-year-old murder suspect
TROUP COUNTY, GA (CBS46) LaGrange Police have identified a murder suspect in connection to the death of James Jake Ponder. The suspect is 17-year-old Travis McFarland. Warrants have been issued for murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes.
Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise
Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.
‘Empire' actor Jussie Smollett turns self in on felony disorderly conduct charge
CHICAGO - Police continue to investigate the reported attack against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who told authorities he was assaulted in the predawn hours Jan. 29 by a pair of men who yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him.
Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you'
A 79-year-old homeowner in Georgia reportedly fired off two shots during an attempted home invasion earlier this month. The actions taken by the unidentified woman to ward off the intruder before responders could arrive at her residence on Feb. 12 were captured on her 911 call, ABC News reported Wed
Hills and Dales director to speak on creating experimental garden
Carleton Wood, executive director of Hills and Dales Estate in LaGrange, will lead a free hands-on workshop, “Creating the Experiential Garden,” in Coweta on Tuesday. Many modern landscapes and gardens are designed to be beautiful when looked at from afar, but often they fail to provide an emotional
South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization
BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing
School bus safety law goes into effect in Georgia
A new law regarding school bus safety in Georgia went into effect recently, after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed Senate Bill 25. Reversing a law change made last year, the new law requires drivers to stop for a school bus when no physical barrier, including a dirt median, a concrete median or some o
Distracted Georgia Teen Driver Faces 9 Charges After Fatally Hitting 2 Women and a Newborn
A Georgia teen accused of fatally hitting three people, including an infant, as they crossed a street, will go to trial after a judge ruled against several defense motions. Zoe Reardon, 18, has been charged with nine misdemeanors, including second-degree vehicular homicide and distracted driving, fo
Class action lawsuit filed against Georgia Power
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia Power customers are filing a class action lawsuit against Georgia’s largest utility company. The company has approximately 2.5 million customers across the state. This case, first filed in 2011, claims Georgia Power overcharged customers for more than a decade. The suit
Three Valley residents charged on drug offenses
CHAMBERS COUNTY– Three Valley residents were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges after drug task force agents searched a home on Plantation Road in Valley. Richard Nolen Foster, 40, Kimberly Anne Templeton, 39, and Jillian Ray Larkin, 39, were arrested and charged with possession with intent t
Significant Weather Advisory For North Central Lee And Southeastern Chambers Counties Until 4:00 PM CST
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL LEE AND. SOUTHEASTERN CHAMBERS COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM CST… — At 325 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along.
Lawmaker seek tax break for Georgia songwriters
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers are pitching a tax break for songwriters, in an effort to jump start the state’s music industry. Some officials think it’s a natural fit with the state’s thriving moviemaking industry.
Alabama Weather Update at 4:45 a.m.: Thunder, Heavy Rain Across the I-59 Corridor
Many of you are waking up to occasional thunder and heavy rain early this morning from a northeast-to-southwest oriented band of thunderstorms that is lifting slowly northward.