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Teen faces gun charges after fight

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Moultrie teen-ager was arrested on weapons possession charges in connection with a fight involving multiple participants on Wednesday afternoon in Northwest Moultrie. The same boy is suspected of firing shots from a weapon in an incident the previous week near the Ryce Center facil

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 02:29:00

'American Pickers' coming through Ga.

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia. They plan to film episodes of the hit series "American Pickers" throughout the region this winter. "American Pickers" is a documentary series on History that explores the fascinating world of antique "picking."

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 02:26:00

Column: Okay, I've got some explaining to do

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Occasionally I find it necessary to explain some words and phrasings I use in my columns. Not everyone was fortunate enough to be raised on a two-horse farm, to run barefooted in a freshly plowed field and to listen to WCKY in Cincinnati at night on an old RCA radio where the tubes w

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 14:47:00

VPD sets first community forum of 2018

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - The Valdosta Police Department will soon host its first community forum of the year. Chief Brian Childress says he'll directly address some of the hot topics such as use of force and teen crime. Cutting down on crime and remaining transparent with the community are some of the

WTXL.COM - 2018-01-19 05:56:00

UPDATE: Teacher accused of molestation resigns

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Colquitt County educator who is accused of molesting a junior high school student voluntarily resigned after he was quickly served with termination papers by the school system. Sebrun James Holton Jr. tendered his resignation this week after his arrest on Friday by the Georgia Bure

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 01:01:00

Kirk Beacham wins state electrical event

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Kirk Beacham, junior at Colquitt County High School, was named the State EMC/FFA Agriculture Electrical Wiring winner recently. Beacham competed at the State FFA Camp in Covington, Ga., on Jan. 13 against 11 other area winners from across the state. He had earned the spot to compete

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 01:57:00

Flu forces postponement of Lakeland-Lanier dinner

LAKELAND, Ga. - The Lakeland-Lanier Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner, scheduled for Thursday night, has been postponed due to illness. The meeting was supposed to be 6 p.m. at the Threatte Center, said Roberta Sabory of the chamber. Several people who are working on the dinner have fallen ill fro

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-18 20:52:27

Clerk, customer chase theft suspect

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A shoplifting suspect who hit a Moultrie retailer and then a nearby convenience store abandoned his loot from both thefts while a store clerk and customer chased him. Police were dispatched shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Friday to Murphy Oil USA, where the shoplifter had entered holding

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 00:57:00

Construction fatality identified as Gloucester man

A Gloucester man has been identified as the victim of a construction accident in Annisquam that claimed his life Thursday . Justin Harrington, 27, of 5 Mansfield St., died Thursday morning on the site of a home renovation project at 23 Nashua Ave., according to confirmations Friday morning from Stev

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 16:30:00

Elementary Schools Closed for Swampscott Teacher's Funeral After She Passes Away from Flu Complications

A beloved Massachusetts teacher will be remembered on Friday after passing away from complications from influenza. (Published 3 hours ago) A beloved Massachusetts teacher will be remembered on Friday after passing away from complications from influenza. Funeral services for 68-year-old Phyllis Gotli

NECN - 2018-01-19 10:30:56

Police seek help in Tran murder case

LAWRENCE - State and Lawrence police are requesting the public's help in their investigation of the murder of Mindy Tran. Tran, 25, who also went by the name Sydney Chang, was found shot to death behind the wheel of her car Nov. 26, 2017, near 45 Hillside Ave. in Lawrence. Police have obtained surve

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 00:56:14

Heroin Trafficking Bust: Beverly Police Arrest 3

BEVERLY, MA - Three people accused of trafficking heroin are behind bars after a months-long investigation, thanks to detectives from the Beverly Police Drug Control Unit, along with Danvers Police Detective Tim Williamson, and the Massachusetts State Police. The law enforcement officials arrested

PATCH - 2018-01-18 15:23:02

DA: 27-year-old man killed in construction accident in Gloucester

GLOUCESTER, Mass. - A 27-year-old man was killed in a construction accident Thursday morning, according to the Essex County District Attorney's Office. The man was at a site on Nashua Street in Gloucester when he was killed. According to the DA's office, no foul play is suspected. However, the Occ

FOX25BOSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 18:23:04

Swampscott mourns music teacher felled by outbreak

The Swampscott school district is remembering a 68-year-old music teacher who died suddenly Wednesday of complications from the flu as a devoted educator who loved and inspired her students. In a letter to parents Wednesday, schools Superintendent Pamela R.H. Angelakis said Phyllis J. Gotlib, who ha

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Swampscott Music Teacher Dies Of Flu Complications

SWAMPSCOTT, MA - A longtime Swampscott music teacher died Wednesday because of complications from the flu, according to school district officials. Phyllis Gotlib, 68, fell "unexpectedly ill over the weekend," Swampscott Superintendent Pamela Angelakis wrote in a letter. Gotlib had been a fixture in

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:58:21

Worker Killed In Gloucester Construction Accident: Reports

BEVERLY, MA - A worker was killed in a construction accident in Gloucester on Thursday, NBC is reporting. According to a spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office confirmed the 27-year-old man died while working at 23 Nashua Ave. The victim's name has not been released. The Occupational

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:35:00

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West name newborn baby girl Chicago West

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-19 18:29:29

Bolingbrook Man Accused Of Being Violent

BOLINGBROOK, IL - A 47-year-old man who lives in a Bolingbrook apartment complex is being held in the Will County Jail in downtown Joliet on four criminal charges. Jail logs show Jerome E. Baker was detained early Wednesday, around 3:40 a.m. Baker resides in the 600 block of Preston Drive. The Bolin

PATCH - 2018-01-19 05:38:24

Police: String of burglaries on North Side

Police are warning of a string of commercial burglaries Saturday night into Sunday morning in the Ranch Triangle, River North and Old Town neighborhoods on the North Side. In each incident, the burglar forced entry through front glass doors or windows, pried open cash registers and stole cash, Chica

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 18:07:00

Grandmother carjacked during school pickup on the NW Side

CHICAGO-Chicago police are looking for a suspects in the armed carjacking of a grandmother while she was picking up her grandchildren at school on the Northwest Side. It happened Thursday afternoon outside St. John's Lutheran School, 4939 W. Montrose Ave. Family members say the 72-year-old woman was

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-19 18:44:13