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Please use caution as overnight temps drop- Black Ice Possible
Overnight minimum temperatures will dip into the mid 20s to lower 30s mainly along and north of a line from LaGrange to Griffin to Lexington. Fall below freezing between 7PM and 9PM in the highest elevations of north Georgia. Elsewhere, temperatures will begin to drop below freezing after 10PM.
LaGrange City Councilman named 2018 Physician of the Year
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The city of LaGrange and Wellstar Medical Center have officially named this year’s Physician of the Year: Dr. Tom Gore. The award, given annually since 2007, recognizes an outstanding physician whose contributions have made a significant impact on patient care, the medical staf
LaGrange police release surveillance video of November armed robbery
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - LaGrange police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating three men involved in an armed robbery on Nov. 23. The incident occurred at the AAA Food on Fourth Ave. in LaGrange.
Would you stay in school for thousands of dollars?
The authors of the best-selling book “Freakonomics” did an experiment where they offered cash prizes to high school students if they improved their grades. Would it work for college students as well? My American Experience students at LaGrange College looked into this very subject, to calculate the
Video shows teens jump from stolen car, run across I-85 after chase
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - Police say two teenagers in a car stolen near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport led officers on a chase that ended with sheriff's deputies firing gunshots, but no one was injured.
SUNSHINE RETURNS: The readings will be colder in the morning and warmer afternoon.
Our extreme northern counties in Troup and Meriwether counties northward may see black ice, with a lingering light shower. This could be on bridges and less traveled roads. AMS-Glossary: Black ice. Thin, new ice on freshwater or saltwater, appearing dark in color because of its transparency, which i
Grandmother of missing Valley teen says grandson called her to say he's okay
VALLEY, AL (WRBL) - The grandmother of a missing Valley teen tells News 3 her grandson, 16-year-old Darren Earles, reached out to her on Friday and wanted everyone to know he's okay. Valley police confirm the information but say their investigation into Earles' whereabouts continues.
Police arrest 2 after dangerous chase through Coweta County
NEWNAN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Two men who police said are wanted in multiple jurisdictions for on various charges were caught in Newnan Saturday evening after breaking into car and then leading officers on a dangerous high-speed chase.
Wetumpka man arrested with 28 pounds of meth in routine traffic stop in Troup Co.
TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A central Alabama man was arrested with a large amount of methamphetamine in his vehicle after being pulled over in a routine traffic stop. At approximately 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 6, a deputy with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office noticed a 2002 GMC Sierra pickup traveling on I-
Police arrest teens tied to car break-ins
NEWNAN, Ga. (CBS46)- Police busted two teens following a high-speed chase of over 100-miles per hour. It all began at the Onelife Fitness on the Newnan Crossing Bypass in Newnan.
Lanett boys basketball team prepares to defend three consecutive state titles
LANETT — It is finally game week for the three-time defending state champion Lanett Panthers. This season, however, may be the most challenging one in recent memory for the program. Lanett is replacing four of last year’s starters, following the graduation of Terrion Truitt and twin tower bigs Emman
More Dreary Weather for Monday
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Dreary weather not letting up just yet as we embark upon a new week. Once again, waking up to a damp and cold morning across the Valley, though nowhere near the widespread and persistent rain we saw over the weekend. Winds have died down a bit, but with a lingering breeze still
Heard County, Rockmart took vastly different paths to title game
On Wednesday, 1 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the No. 3 Heard County Braves (12-2) will take on the No. 2 Rockmart Yellow Jackets (14-0) for the Class AA championship. One team — the Braves — stumbled out of the gate and put themselves behind the 8-ball early, while the other team — the Jackets — f
Two in custody after interstate shooting in Georgia
NEWNAN, Ga. - All lanes on Interstate 85 in Newnan, Georgia, are back open after deputies with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office took two shooting suspects into custody. A Coweta County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson confirmed to WSB that a suspect fired shots at officers following a high-speed
Auburn Residents concerned about student housing
Auburn City Council and community members expressed concern for student housing development within their neighborhoods at last week's council meeting. “I’ve been on Williams Street for over 20 years, and the property behind me was empty and the lot was empty for a very, very long time,” Ward 1 Counc
Teacher fired for refusing to call student by preferred pronoun
WEST POINT, Va. - A Virginia high school teacher has been fired after officials said he refused to call a transgender student by the student's preferred pronoun. Media outlets report Peter Vlaming, a French teacher at West Point High School in West Point, Virginia, had been on administrative leave s
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park holding special event
VALLEY — The state of Alabama will be celebrating its bicentennial in 2019. Alabama was admitted as the 22nd state to the union on Dec. 14, 1819. A critical event that led to this was the defeat of the Creeks in a war that began in 1813 and ended the next year. With the Treaty of Fort Jackson in Aug
Cold overnight with icy roads possible
(WAFF) - Rain and snow showers will end by late evening, leaving us with rapidly clearing skies and very cold overnight temperatures. Wind chill values Tuesday morning may fall into the teens.
Teens arrested after I-85 chase, crash were wanted on charges across metro area
The two suspects arrested after a police chase and crash on I-85 in Coweta County were identified Monday as 17-year-olds who were both wanted in connection with other crimes in the metro Atlanta area, police said.
Alabama man convicted of murdering an Auburn University student receives new hearing
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - A hearing has been set for an Alabama man seeking a new trial over his death sentence for kidnapping and killing an Auburn University student. News outlets report U.S. Army veteran Courtney Lockhart has a Dec. 17 hearing in Opelika, Alabama, prompted by a 2015 appeal request. Lo