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Aretha Franklin Reportedly ‘Gravely Ill’

Several news media outlets, all citing , were reporting late Sunday night that iconic soul singer Aretha Franklin is “gravely ill” and hospitalized in Detroit.

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2018-08-13 13:22:58

Sparta man dies from injuries in motorcycle crash

The victim was identified as Jimmy Lee Adams, of Cedar Drive, according to a wreck report filed by Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lt. Lee Williamson.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-13 19:09:00

Woman hurt in crash near school

Four crashes were reported during the Monday morning commute in the area of Georgia 138 and Georgia 81. One, a three-vehicle crash, shut down Georgia 138 at Guthrie Cemetery Road near Walnut Grove.

WALTON TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 17:38:00

Bus with at least 20 children on it flips on turnpike

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.- State police are investigating after a school bus with at least 42 children and adults on board flipped over Saturday on the New Jersey turnpike,WNBC reported.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-12 19:12:52

Special pet adoption rates available during end of summer event

For more information, call 770-499-4136 or visithttps://cobbcounty.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3669&Itemid=1976.

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 18:36:00

Morgan County Sheriff's Department - Morgan County Citizen

On Aug. 5an animal complaint was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead, location.According to reports, a man said a reddish dog was on his property and was frightening his children. Morgan County Animal Control was called.


Georgia announces hiring of new deputy athletic director

Georgia Athletic Director Greg McGarity during the press conference introducing Georgia's newly hired basketball head coach Tom Crean at the Stegeman Coliseum Training Facility in Athens, Ga. on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Photo by Steffenie Burns)Steffenie Burns

RED AND BLACK - 2018-08-13 19:51:00

Budget bites: 4 Athens restaurants with food under $15

With the fall semester finally beginning, your summer job paycheck will start to fade away. This means less expensive nights out and more take-out, especially with late-night study hours. However, that doesn’t mean you have to give up the quality of local cuisine.Athens is known for its local eats,

RED AND BLACK - 2018-08-13 13:30:00

ON THE MARKET: Spacious home in Jackson with bonus room

The living room includes built-in bookshelves and a fireplace, the kitchen is completed with stainless steel appliances and the upstairs bonus room is perfect for a man cave or in-law suite, according to the listing.

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-08-12 13:16:00

Georgia police officer, wife found stabbed to death

SAVANNAH, Ga.- A police officer and his wife were found stabbed to death Monday in their coastal Georgia neighborhood, where investigators detained a teenager and charged him with felony murder in the slayings.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 18:36:47

Eastside QB Noah Cook looking forward to a full season behind center

COVINGTON, Ga. -- During a recent program at the Newton County Kiwanis Club designed to preview the football season, a question from the audience was directed at the each of the three Newton County coaches.“Do you guys have quarterbacks who can read defenses and make the plays to win you a game?”Whe

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-12 15:57:00

Police: Couple wanted for stealing $65K in school supplies

ATHENS, Ga.- Police are searching for a married couple accused of stealing more than $65,000 in school supplies and equipment from an Athens school.


Chad Estes looking to get Social Circle 'over the hump' in fifth year

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. — As Chad Estes enters his fifth year as the Social Circle Redskins’ head coach, hopes are high surrounding the Redskins’ program. Despite four straight losing seasons, Social Circle almost turned the corner last year, missing the playoffs by only one game after losing a play-in f

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-12 15:25:00

THE TATE PETERS SHOW: Social Circle senior gets shot to prove impact at quarterback

By David JohnsonSOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. — Some of Tate Peters fondest memories are of watching Monroe Area football games during the Hurricanes’ epic four-year run under head coach Matt Fligg.His cousin was a cheerleader for Monroe, and he was a regular attendee on fall Friday nights.“I was just a little

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-12 15:18:00

Athens police blotter: False information given, brawl ensued, car window broken

Driver arrested for false information and no licenseAfter running license plate information for a vehicle on Paris Street on Aug. 5, police pulled over a driver and discovered he was unlicensed, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.When the officer on duty approached the vehicle, both


More rain on the way for already-soaked Northeast

Many areas received 2 to 3 inches of rain, while Caldwell, New Jersey, received 4.92 inches and New York's Central Park received 2.9 inches, a new record for the day. Flights at Newark Liberty International Airport were delayed and one entrance of New York City's Penn Station was closed due to flood

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-12 20:07:20

Covington employee arrested on theft charges

COVINGTON, Ga. –City of Covington electric department employee Eric Daniel Wilson was arrested Friday after stealing approximately $50,000 in construction materials.According to a statement from City Manager Leigh Anne Knight, Wilson was charged with theft by taking and violation of the Georgia Cont


Former officer indicted, accused of stealing from suspect during arrest

ATHENS, Ga.- A former Athens-Clarke County Police officer is indicted on charges of theft by taking and violation of oath of office.Christopher Miller was charged in connection to the stealing of $360 off an Athens man he arrested back in 2015 for trespassing.The suspect reported the incident to off


Marijuana plants found by helicopter - Morgan County Citizen

According to Chief Deputy Keith Howard, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and officers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources went to the Whispering Lakes Drive residence of Terry Wayne Brice, 59, Madison at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1 after a pilot with the task force


Roommate Who Woke Up with Weird Bites Gonna Give It a Few Days Before Raising Alarm

ATHENS, Ga. —Local punk Ramon Dixon has officially decided he’ll “give it a few days” before telling his roommates about the weird bites found on his skin early this morning, a source confirmed.