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GSP reports 1 dead after three-car accident on Lakeland Highway
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a three-car accident that left one person dead, Thursday afternoon on Highway 221. According to GSP, troopers are on the scene at Lakeland Highway at Delmar Road.
Trees down, roads closed, thousands without power across Georgia
PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. - Rain and storms caused major problems across parts of north Georgia Tuesday – and the issues are continuing Wednesday morning. Strong winds caused trees to come down, bringing power lines with them. There are more than 5,300 Georgia Power customers without power as of 6 a.m. We
Teen arrested following mass shooting threats against South Georgia preschool
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Colquitt County Sheriff's Office Investigators say they've arrested a teenage boy from Colquitt County High School after he threatened to carry out a shooting spree at an unidentified preschool.
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.
Movie Company in Georgia Cited by U.S. Dept of Labor for
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Eye Productions Inc. for failing to protect employees from hazards while filming a television show in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. Proposed penalties total $9,472.
UPDATE | Georgia Power on scene of Augusta house fire, no one injured
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Traffic has slowed down and Georgia Power is on the scene after a fire broke out at a home in Augusta early Wednesday morning. Dispatch tells News 12 it broke out around 4:48 a.m. on the 1600 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard. The fire was confined to the front door a
WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Flash flood watch issued for metro Atlanta
» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. A flood watch for northwest Georgia was replaced with a flash flood watch at noon, and it now includes all of metro Atlanta.
Georgia Authorities Nearing End Of Investigation In Case Of Woman Who Died While Attending Overnight Party
Tamla Horsford was found dead on Nov. 4, 2018, while attending an overnight party, raising questions and accusations of foul play online. Tamla Horsford was found dead in the backyard area of a home in north Forsyth, Georgia on Nov. 4, 2018, and since then her death has sparked questions online, lea
GA leaders come together in Valdosta to discuss affordable housing
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Hundreds of community leaders from across the state of Georgia visited Valdosta to discuss community development. The city is hosting the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for its Georgia Initiative of Community Housing retreat.
Homerville police need your help after K-9 suddenly dies
HOMERVILLE, GA (WALB) - The Homerville Police Department is saddened by the sudden loss of its K-9, Hyro, and now it needs the community’s help to purchase a new dog. Hyro died of natural causes over the weekend after a short time of being in K-9 re-certification training with the department.
A CLOSER LOOK: New Georgia DUI ruling
SAVANNAH, Ga., (WSAV) - The Georgia Supreme Court overturns a law that allowed a driver's refusal to take a breathalyzer to be used as evidence against them. The court agreed on Monday that it violates the state's constitutional protection against self-incrimination.
Authorities seize 140 pounds of marijuana in south Georgia
VALDOSTA, Ga. - A man is accused of transporting 140 pounds of marijuana when he was pulled over last week in south Georgia, the Valdosta Daily Times reported. Armondo Padron-Ramirez is charged with felony trafficking, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk told the newspaper.
Deer accidents take over southwest Georgia
Southwest Georgia has seen an alarming number of deer related accidents in January according to local officials. We spoke to every sheriff's office and Georgia state patrol post across southwest Georgia.
For Georgia gardeners, February means it’s time to talk about the trees and the bees
Georgia’s Arbor Day celebration, Feb. 16, was a great time for Georgians to show some love for the state’s pollinators by planting trees that help support their habitat, said Becky Griffin, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension School and Community Garden coordinator.
When it rains: Thunderstorms bring rain, lightning, & hail to Tennessee, North Georgia
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Tuesday night's thunderstorms brought rain, lightning, and hail to parts of North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee. Many in Rossville shared videos and pictures with us showing pea-sized hail covering the ground.
Georgia man sentenced in nearly $800K theft from Texas city
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Georgia man has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for a bogus invoice scam that cost a Central Texas city nearly $800,000. Derrick Ervin of Atlanta was sentenced Tuesday to 77 months behind bars in the email scheme targeting the city of Bryan. A judge in Houst
Lowndes Co. deputies confiscate 140 lbs. of marijuana
LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) - The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office is housing 140 pounds of marijuana that was confiscated during a routine traffic stop. Sheriff Ashley Paulk said the street value of this amount marijuana is almost a half a million dollars.
Berrien Fight Ends in a Dozen Charges
NASHVILLE, Ga. – (2-20-2019) At about 5:15 p.m., on Monday February 11, 2019, Nashville Police Department officers responded to a fight in progress at Beetree Park (Beetree Ave/Ann St) in Nashville.
Valdosta man hospitalized after assault
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A man is in the hospital after being injured during a fight in Valdosta. According to the Valdosta Police Department, it happened near the 240 block of Knox Drive.
Georgia College graduate seeks to raise awareness of fatal bacteria — after devastating Puerto Rico hurricanes
Three Category 4 hurricanes struck Puerto Rico in less than a month in 2017, causing billions of dollars in damage: Harvey, Irma and Maria. The last, Maria, was a direct hit with winds of 155 mph.