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Grocery store commits to Monroe
John Argo, the principal developer of MAB American Retail Partners, told the council Tuesday night the development will be an investment of $80 million to $100 million. Argo said a chain grocery store has committed, but neither the developer nor city officials have named it.
16 dogs found dead behind house west of Athens
CRAWFORD, Ga. -- Sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine how sixteen dogs died in Oglethorpe County and if they were killed, who is responsible.University of Georgia veterinarians are conducting necropsies to determine the causes of death and when they died. Investigators say it appeared the anim
Monroe to begin streetscape project
The project will stretch from Mayfield Drive to Marable Street, and will add expanded sidewalks, decorative lighting, street trees and possibly a bike lane, according to City Administrator Logan Propes, who highlighted the plan at the Aug. 7 council work session.
Shot reportedly fired in early morning robbery
COVINGTON, Ga. –Investigators with the Covington Police Department are looking for two men suspected of firing a shot into the ground while of robbing pair of men at gunpoint early Friday morning.According to the CPD incident report, officers responded to an address on Clane Street just past 1 a.m.
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Son of slaying victim testifies he didn't want dad to 'seem like a bad person'
Tyler Gayton screamed and told his father, Dennis, to slam on the gas and get out of there when a man pulled out a gun on Carlton Street, according to testimony Tuesday in Superior Court.Marquis Lejon Studivant is on trial in Superior Court Judge Andrew Fuller’s court for charges of felony murder an
Loganville: Devils try to bounce back in ’18
No one knows this better than Head Coach Mike Humphreys, who has been on the Red Devil sideline since the early 2000s. In his first two seasons at the helm, the Devils went a combined 17-6 and won Loganville’s first playoff game since 1991. In 2017, after losing virtually all of their offensive prod
Gwinnett man stole identities to file fake tax returns, feds say
A Lawrenceville man has been sentenced to federal prison for taking part in an identity fraud scheme that used victims’ information to file fraudulent tax returns, the U.S. Department of Justice said.Abdulrahman Tijani, 41, pleaded guilty to charges of theft of public money, aggravated identity thef
FORSYTH SWAT STANDOFF: SWAT on scene at townhome community; 911 caller says he's being held hostage
@JasonDurdenWSBis keeping a close eye from the sky on this developing SWAT situation in Forsyth County. Law enforcement has descended on a townhome, where earlier today a man claimed he was being held hostage.pic.twitter.com/ZBSITPXBZD— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV)August 14, 2018
Police: 6-year-old hit by car in DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in DeKalb County.Police say the driver has remained on scene after the accident.Officials have not yet released the identity of the child or the driver.This is a breaking news story. We will be updating this s
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.
Message for parents after homeowner shoots teen trying to steal car: ‘Stay on your kids’ business’
Indeed, a 15-year-old boy is recovering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, and a 16-year-old boy was thrown in jail after they tried stealing a car early Sunday near Covington, Georgia, policetold WAGA-TV.
Nine items you can buy from the Market at Russell including pizza, Scantrons
The brand new Market at Russell, a small convenience store located within the Russell Hall residence hall, on August 9, 2018 in Athens, Georgia. The Market is open Monday through Saturday until 2 a.m. and has snacks, drinks, a coffee bar and more available for students. (Photo/Rebecca Wright)
Former Peachtree Ridge High, Auburn University football player charged with armed robbery
On Friday, 21-year-old Myron Burton, who now lives in Duluth, was arrested at his home after Duluth police officers executed a search warrant on the residence, according to Duluth Police Department Officer Ted Sadowski, a spokesman for the department.
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.
Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 13
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SUGAR BALL: My lawn mower finds a new home
Retired Gwinnett County Public Schools teacher and coach John D. Williams, a Dacula native and sixth-generation Gwinnettian, makes frequent trips to the Dominican Republic with donations of essential items, as well as large loads of coveted sports equipment. The former Dacula and Parkview educator i
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.
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,
Federal grand jury probes Gwinnett Sheriff's Department
In 2013, the FOX 5 I-Team talked to former inmates who argued they had done nothing to justify being put in a restraint chair. Videos we obtained showed members of the jail's Rapid Response Team rushing into a holding cell to confront a prisoner, even though they were quietly sitting or standing. Th