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Madison man arrested on child molestation charges - Morgan County Citizen

According to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports, Brandon Maycock, 22, Madison was arrested on Tuesday, June 5 and charged with one count child molestation and one count enticing a child for indecent purposes.


Bear sighted in Conyers | Public safety alert issued

CONYERS, Ga. -- A bear has been sighted in Conyers.The bear was seen off Stanton Road.Local officials said the state Department of Natural Resources has been notified.People are being warned not to approach the animal.Recent critter sightings around the ATLBlack bear gets sighted in tree in Rome nei

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 01:19:54

20 firefighters injured battling blaze at fire marshal's house on Staten Island

The fire marshal and his family were not at home when the fire started around 7 p.m.,according to WLNY. No residents were injured, officials said.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-17 11:25:07

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than nearby district schools

Parents of prospective students converged on Lake Oconee Academy for an open house on a bright but unseasonably cold March afternoon for northern Georgia. A driveway circling a landscaped pond led them to the school’s main hall. The tan building had the same luxury-lodge feel as the nearby Ritz-Carl

HECHINGERREPORT.ORG - 2018-06-17 18:00:28

Crawford sheriff’s patrol car stolen, wrecked. Deputy was responding to auto theft call.

A Crawford County man allegedly stole and wrecked a sheriff’s patrol car while the deputy answered a call about a different vehicle the man was accused of stealing.Gator Leon Shaw, 26, was charged with two auto theft Sunday afternoon, according to a news release from Sheriff Lewis Walker.Someone rep

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-17 23:21:00

68-year-old woman left 'bleeding profusely' dies | Murder warrants secured

MONROE, Ga. -- Police are warning the public that a suspect is armed, dangerous and on the run after a deadly robbery in Monroe, Georgia.


Athens police need help finding missing 73-year-old man

He was last seen wearing a white and blue sweater, khaki pants, a white fleece jacket, and a red hat. He also had a black notebook with him.


46-Year-Old Grandmother Strangles Rabid Bobcat With Her Bare Hands After It Attacked Her

DeDe Phillips from Athens, Georgia stated that the bobcat attacked her in her yard. Phillips was working on her truck at 6 pm and posted a sticker on the bumper of her truck. Phillips planned to take a picture of the sticker to send to her husband. When she walked out of her house after retrieving h


Clemons: Numbers dispute Facebook talk of a crime wave

To read some of the comments onThe Covington News’ Facebook pagethis week, you’d be convinced our county has already gone to hell in a handbasket.The doomsday crowd had a field day with the story of a kidnapping of a man in Newton County. The victim was pistol-whipped and taken to a Wells Fargo bran


2 suspects in kidnapping identified

Antonio Rodrickez Usher, left, and Mark Antonia White, right, both of Covington, were arrested Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2018, on charges including armed robbery and kidnapping.


Police: Great-grandmother murdered, killer on the run

Police said Linda Flint, 68, was gunned down in her relative's apartment Wednesday and died at Piedmont Walton Hospital. Investigators identified 30-year-old Sergio Moon as the culprit and are still searching for a motive in the crime.


Woman to be charged in Thursday fatal wreck

A Winder woman will be charged following the Thursday, June 15, fatal wreck on Athens Highway, authorities said.Jana Lynn York, 38, will be charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and failure to maintain lane. Second-degree vehicular homicide is a misdemeanor charge.Robert Thomas Brooks Jr., 4


Officers save a life - Morgan County Citizen

In a world tragically rife with fatal drug overdoses, one life was spared due to the actions of two Madison Police Officers,


Madison County man killed in Gainesville crash

The Georgia State Patrol said Jana Lynn York of Winder was driving on Athens Highway just before noon when she traveled off the road, overcorrected, hit a sign, traveled down an embankment and then overturned onto the passenger side of the vehicle.


Deputy kills man ‘acting erratically’ with gun at Walton County home

MONROE, Ga. -- At least one person was killed in a shooting involving the Walton County Sheriff's Office Tuesday afternoon.A second person was injured, according to the GBI who is now investigating. It happened at a home on Lovers Lane in rural Monroe, Georgia.


Madison woman reported missing, vehicle located in Covington

MADISON, Ga. –A 38-year-old woman from Madison has been reported missing after she was last seen in Madison Monday, May 28.According to a Facebook post shared by the Covington Police Department, Molly E. Hilsman’s vehicle was recovered at the Park and Ride next to Highway 278 exit of Interstate 20.“


26-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting in Walton County

The Sheriff's Office said it was called to the home just after 12 p.m. for a disturbance with a family member, later identified as Hollis, who had a gun inside the home. The family member told dispatch that Hollis was acting erratic.


Teen drowns while swimming in Lake Oconee; 2nd death this month

GREENSBORO, Ga. -- A 17-year-old boy drowned in Lake Oconee Sunday evening at Old Salem Campground, according to police. Greene County authorities said Jalen Neal is the second victim to drown at the campground in the past month.


Teens charged after being rescued at High Falls State Park - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

JACKSON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Department of Natural Resources charged two teenagers who were rescued fromHigh Falls State Park in May.DNR’s Captain Chris Hodge says the two were charged three days after they were rescued with criminal trespassing for violating park rules. It’s a misdemeanor wi


‘It's ridiculous': Teen wanted for leaving jail after jailers told him | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic

Jaiquon Johnson, 19, showed up to the jail last week to head to boot camp, per court orders. But after jail officials opened the front door and told him to leave, the courts charged him for being released without the judge's permission.