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5 suspects arrested on drug charges in Valley, AL Thursday

Jonathan Matthew Adams, 24, of Valley, charged with possession of meth, possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-21 21:08:47

LaGrange Police Department to hand out coupons instead of citations in "Car Care Program"

“Many times people find out they have a tail light out when a law enforcement officer pulls them over,” said LPD Senior Officer Jim Davison. “Instead of the traffic stop resulting in a citation or warning, we are helping our citizens repair the vehicle and bring it into compliance.”

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-20 20:41:21

LaGrange Police give coupons, not tickets for some violations

LAGRANGE, Ga.- No more tickets for drivers caught with broken equipment on their cars or trucks in one Georgia city.That's because the LaGrange Police Department is taking a different approach.Instead of giving first-time violators a fine for defective equipment, officers will give them a coupon wit

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-22 00:26:00

Rapper Jim Jones arrested in Coweta County

CCSORapper and reality TV star Jim Jones is behind bars in Coweta County after his involvement in a brief police pursuit.Joseph Guillermo Jones, 41, is facing charges including theft by receiving stolen property, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, narcotics possession, marijuana

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

ON THE RUN: Lafayette Police are looking for two suspects in shooting at local restuarant

Lafayette Police Officers are looking for Anterio Makel Williams, 20, of Lafayette and Dennis Sanchez Asberry, 30, of Lafayette.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-20 19:39:02

Army recruiter arrested on molestation charges

The Newnan Times-HeraldAn Army recruiter is facing criminal charges after police allege he had sexual relations with a girl under 16.Brandon Miles Ross, 26, is currently charged with statutory rape, aggravated child molestation, furnishing alcohol to a minor and enticing a child for indecent purpose

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Auburn Athletics extends head baseball coach’s contract through the 2024 season

AUBURN, Ala. – Director of Auburn Athletics, Allen Greene, announces they have extended the contract of Head Baseball Coach Butch Thompson through the 2024 season.

WHNT-TV - 2018-06-21 23:17:39

Third suspect should end the search - Valley Times-News

For the past week, residents of the Greater Valley Area have been eagerly paying attention to any and all news related to the three men being sought in connection to the June 13 shooting on Dogwood Circle that resulted in the death of 50-year-old Valley resident Reggie Pearson.At this time, two of t

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-06-21 02:01:01

Man dies days after motorcycle crash in downtown Columbus, coroner says

A West Point, Ga., man involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash over the weekend, died Monday night at the Piedmont Columbus Regional midtown campus from injuries sustained in the wreck.


A Fun-Filled Weekend At Great Wolf Lodge, LaGrange Ga - Talking With Tami

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of taking my family to a mini getaway right here in Georgia! We headed toGreat Wolf Lodge, located at the brand new waterpark in LaGrange, Ga. A few weeks back I went to the grand opening but over the weekend, I got to actually stay at the lodge and try out every


Second murder suspect arrested in West Point shooting on Dogwood Cir.

Octavious Bridges, another suspect in the case, was arrested for Pearson’s murder on June 15. Police are still searching for the third suspect Trent Murphy.


Rent Increase for Low-Income Alabama Residents in Limbo

Last month, Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that low-income residents of Alabama might see their yearly rent increase as part of HUD’s new “Making Affordable Housing Work Act.”


Explosives, drugs, firearms seized in Coweta County raid

NEWNAN, Ga, -- A search of a Coweta County home resulted in four arrests and the seizure of various illegal explosives and drugs.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-20 13:32:09

Debt 101: How the City of Hogansville got into debt - LaGrange Daily News

The City of Hogansville’s debt was discussed at its Town Hall meeting Thursday at the Hogansville Public Library. City Manager David Milliron presented how the city will soon have a debt of $14,720,274.“This (Hogansville City) Council did not put you in this position,” Milliron said. “No one council


Fuller Center starts on next home - Valley Times-News

VALLEY — At approximately 8 a.m. EDT on Monday, approximately 50 volunteers began work on Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project No. 40 on 26th Street in Valley’s Red Dirt Hill neighborhood. Despite it being a hot, muggy day, lots of work got done. A complete shell of a house was in place, and construc

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-06-20 04:05:10

Sheriff’s Office arrests over 60, performs traffic stops - Valley Times-News

LaFAYETTE — The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office has been busy over the past three weeks, arresting over 60 people and performing a large scale operation Friday night.In a press release sent out by the Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Sheriff Sid Lockhart reported that 60 individuals had been arrested over

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-06-20 04:15:40

Murder suspect turns himself in; one still at large - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting last week has turned himself in.Eric Bridges, 25, of West Point, turned himself in at the West Point Police Department at approximately 5:20 p.m. Monday afternoon, Captain Fawley said.“He and his family came in,” the captain said. “They wan


14-year anniversary of missing man: Andrew James Barnett Jr.

OPELIKA, AL - Sunday June 17, 2018 marked the 14th anniversary of the disappearance of Andrew James Barnett Jr. His mother reported him missing in Opelika in 2004.


Jon Bernthal Returning to The Walking Dead For One Episode

We knew Jon Bernthal had to be in town for a reason! The actor, who played Rick Grime's long-time partner Shane inThe Walking DeadTV series, wasrecently spottedin Senoia, Georgia, where the AMC show is primarily filmed.TVLinehas confirmed that Bernthal is set to appear in one episode of season 9, li


City of LaGrange gives update on road upcoming road closures and re-openings

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -The City of LaGrange is updating the public on upcoming road closures and re-openings.Beginning Monday, June 18, Broad Street from Waverly to Springdale Drive will be open to traffic.Springdale Drive from Broad Street to West Haralson Street will be closed to traffic through Thu