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Recent high school grad found dead in crashed car after weeklong search
ELBERT COUNTY, Ga.- For six days, authorities combed Elbert and Madison counties for any sign of 18-year-old Julie Ann Mosier.
Police investigating if body found in lake is missing UGA grad
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Investigators are back out at a Gwinnett County lake a day after aman's body was found floating in the water.Gwinnett County police toldChannel 2 Action Newsthe body "on the surface" could be that of a missing 25-year-old UGA graduate.Channel 2'sTom Reganwas on the scene as div
Remodeled Walmart reopens on 28 Bypass in Anderson
According to Walmart officials, the remodeled store will feature a state-of-the-art electronics department with interactive displays, an expanded apparel department, a revamped bakery, and a new-look interior.
GBI: Body of missing Danielsville teen found in car in pond
DANIELSVILLE, Ga.- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they have located the body of an 18-year-old Danielsville woman who was last seen on July 12.GBI agents said the body and vehicle of Julie Ann Mosier were pulled from a pond Wednesday at the intersection of Parhamtown Road and US Highway 17
Upstate arson fires destroy 3 vehicles, table, damage park shelter; police ask for tips
On Tuesday morning, a picnic table at D. B. Walker Park, at 308 S. Jefferson Ave., was set on fire at about 1 a.m., but the fire burned out on its own. Police said the arsonist reignited the table moments later, and it burned until it was destroyed. The fire also caused structural damage to the shel
A tragic ending in the search for a missing teen
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. -- Authorities posted a sad update in the search for a teenager who went missing one week ago.Julie Mosier left a residence in Danielsville, Ga. around 5 a.m. on July 12. The 18-year-old was never seen alive again.After a search that spanned nearly a week. police posted an update o
Divers recover body of swimmer from Lake Hartwell in Anderson County
Deputies from the Anderson County Sheriff's Office responded, as did the Anderson Technical Rescue Team. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, which investigates accidents on state waters, was also on the way to the recreation area, which is off U.S. 29 South in Anderson County.
Deputies executing search warrants in Oconee Co. drug operation
A captain at one location on Argo Road said the search revealed about 40 grams of meth, some marijuana, and firearms inside the house. At least two people were taken into custody there.
Clemson approves new contracts for Brad Brownell, Brent Venables
After going 22-12 in his first season with the Tigers in 2010, Brownell's teams went 102-91 over the next six seasons with no NCAA Tournament appearances. Clemson extended his contract through the 2020-21 season last April, a deal which was worth an average of $1.9 million per year.
Big Lots set to open at Anderson Station
Big Lots will close its present, nearly-empty location within days at the Lakeside Center, where it has operated for 26 years.
Body found in neighborhood lake in Gwinnett County, police say
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Gwinnett police are investigating after a body was found at Lake Carlton in Loganville.Channel 2 Action Newswas the first local news station to arrive at the scene Wednesday night.We're at the scene talking to police for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morninig.TREND
Anderson Co. SROs receive intense active shooter training
This drill comes after more than two weeks of classwork and medic training on what to do in this situation. The overall method was to stop the killing, stop the dying and rapid evacuation."It does pull at your heart strings and as SROs we build bonds with these kids so if something like this were t
Man charged with malice murder after overnight shooting in Athens
ATHENS, Ga. -- One person is charged in the shooting that left a man dead Tuesday night.Athens-Clarke County Police arrested Randy Levrette on Wednesday around 3:50 a.m.Police were called to Cedar Shoals Drive just after 11 p.m. Tuesday for possible gunshots in the area, near Perry's Convenience Sto
Upstate man claims Treasury Dept. changed his name to protect family from drug dealers, official says
Jeffery Michael Patterson, 41, of Townville, admitted in court he lied when he said drug dealers were investigating his father while he was working as a drug enforcement officer, Lydon said.
Cheek's peaches are a summer staple
When you're looking for something to do off the lake, and you have a craving for something sweet and summery, check out Cheek's Peach Orchard in Canon.
Athens man dies from shooting, suspect arrested
An Athens man died last night after being shot multiple times near Perry's Convenience Store on Cedar Shoals Drive, an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release said.David Cooper, 24, of Athens, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, the release said. Police we
4 can't miss festivals happening this weekend in Athens
For the past seven years, the Foundry has hosted a showcase specifically for Motown acts as a way to add some flavor to summer music scene. Some Beach and R&B music will be sprinkled in too. On top of that, The Foundry has discounted the prices of tickets to thank the community for its support, said
Pit Bull Dog Reported Stolen
A pit bull dog was reported stolen to sheriff’s deputies some time during the month of June from a property in the 100 block of Martin Road.The theft was reported on Monday by the dog’s owner, a report filed at the Greene County Sheriff’s Department says.The dog weighs 155 pounds and is valued at $1
Search continuing for possible drowning victim at Singing Pines on Lake Hartwell
David Baker, Anderson County Emergency Management director, said crews searched until 4 a.m. after getting the 911 call shortly before 9 p.m. Monday.
It's 'a sad day' for any opponent that underestimates talented, unproven Clemson receivers
The Tigers feature a noticeable lack of on-field production at wide receiver, one of the team's few unproven positions this season. There's a wealth of blue-chip talent, but with Cain, McCloud, Mike Williams and Artavis Scott manning the nine-man and two-man positions over the past few years, the op