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Council clarifies city vehicle use policy; looks to ban sale of drug paraphernalia
The main issues of the December meeting of the Lincolnton City Council tended to revolve around the Lincolnton Police Department. ---------------------------------------------------------------------
Hamilton girls entertain at Pancakes with Santa
Addi and Callie Hamilton, daughters of Justin and Jill Hamilton; granddaughters of Randall and Trudy Edmunds, of Lincolnton enjoyed taking their turn at the karaokee machine singing Christmas carols to everyone.
Bear not leaving Edgefield County family alone
EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - Sightings like this usually happen in the northwestern portion of South Carolina but in Edgefield County, it's a tad out of the ordinary. "Just leave us alone," asserted Russel Calliham.
Georgia woman trying to find owner of U.S. Army ring found at Dairy Queen
One Georgia woman found an U.S. Army ring at a Georgia Diary Queen and now she’s trying to return the ring to the owner. The ring was found at the Dairy Queen on Bullsboro Road in Newnan.
Lincoln County Elementary kids team up with GDPS to help Toys For Tots
AUGUSTA, GA. (WFXG) - Lincoln County Elementary School students are making a huge impact in the community. They donated 273 toys to Toys for Tots. Twenty-two 4th graders in Ms. Jones' homeroom gave 100 of those toys. They partnered with the Georgia department of public safety to make it happen.
Did you feel that? A 3.0 earthquake shakes parts of NC, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee.
A 3.0 earthquake in east Tennesee was felt in neighboring states including Georgia, Kentucky and North Carolina. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.0 earthquake just after midnight Saturday.
McCormick County responders find man who was reported missing
A man in his 80s who was reported missing Thursday evening was found at 12:10 a.m. Friday, McCormick County officials said on social media. The man, who had last been seen on South Mine Street near Deason Street in McCormick, was reported missing at 5:30 p.m. When found, he had a mild case of hypoth
Winning numbers drawn in 'Georgia FIVE Evening' game
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Georgia FIVE Evening" game were:. (seven, nine, seven, five, eight) Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Georgia Goodwill store must give back wages total over $100K to employees
A Georgia Goodwill corporation had to pay back wages over $100,000 for violating federal laws to 165 employees. After a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc. – based in Savannah, Georgia – has paid $114,936 in back wages t
This Tiny Georgia Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit
While most visitors to Georgia might immediately think of Dahlonega or Blue Ridge as the towns of check out during Christmastime, there is another tiny gem worth taking a trip to. This entire town becomes a holiday wonderland for all who visit, each year getting better and better than the last. If y
Investigation Details How Gov. Elect Brian Kemp’s Staff Smeared Georgia Democrats Days Before His Election
Georgia’s Governor-Elect Brian Kemp survived a bruising race against Stacey Abrams in November, narrowly avoiding becoming the first Republican to lose a statewide election in more than a decade. But it turns out he won after throwing a big sucker punch, according to a new investigation by the Atlan
Brothers killed by train in middle Georgia identified
MACON, Ga. — The coroner's office confirmed the names of two people killed after being hit by a freight train on Saturday. Coroner Leon Jones said Cory Dale Cranmore, 28, and his brother, Brian Cranmore, 30, died in the incident.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
A judge struck down Obamacare nationwide. Here's how it could affect Georgia:
ATLANTA - A Texas judge on Friday evening struck down the entire Affordable Care Act nationwide. If the ruling is upheld, it will impact far more than the half-million Georgians who have an insurance plan through the health care exchange, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Georgia man seeks changes after police stun, cuff him
BLYTHE, Ga. (AP) — A 62-year-old Georgia man who said he was shocked by police and handcuffed after a debilitating diabetic episode is speaking out. Walter McNeil, of Hephzibah, said Blythe Police got it wrong Dec. 5 when he suffered the episode. He said he wants to ensure officers can distinguish b
Abbeville considers more permanent repairs for cobblestones
ABBEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Improvements may soon be coming to Abbeville's cobblestone square. Abbeville City Manager Blake Stone told the City Council he is working on a proposal to replace the cobblestones after repeated repairs in recent years.
Abbeville family wakes up to dead deer in front yard
ABBEVILLE, SC - 4 Abbeville teens are facing dozens of charges issued by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources after the teens were found to have disposed of dead animals in one family's yard.
Suspect sought in child sexual battery incident at Golden Corral
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - The search is on for a man suspected of sexually molesting a child at a local restaurant. The photo above is a security camera photo of a man at Golden Corral on Bobby Jones Expressway.
McCormick County schools in $2 million deficit
MCCORMICK COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - McCormick County schools have been dealing with a deficit for more than 3 years, totaling around $2 million. I sat down with McCormick County Superintendent Betty Bagley. She tells me its going to take years for the district to recover.
UPDATE | Man with Alzheimer's found in McCormick County
MCCORMICK COUNTY, S.C. (WRWD/WAGT) – Officials tells us Bob Sanders has been found. They say he has a mild case of hypothermia, but it looks like he will make a full recovery.