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Morgan County Sheriff's Department - Morgan County Citizen

On June 4 Rosemary Jordan Aylor, 58, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related items. According to reports, a deputy reported arriving at a Bethany Road residence to execute and arrest warrant on a different person. At the house, he said, he k


Body found in trunk of abandoned car belonging to missing man, police say

Gwinnett County police said that, just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, detectives were at the scene of a "possible homicide" in the area of Kilcrease and Whitley roads in Bethlehem.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-20 19:50:10

Covington Highway closed, businesses evacuated after crews hit gas line

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Covington Highway has been shut down after a crew hit a gas line.The roadway is close between S. Indiana Creek Drive and Mercer Road.NewsChopper 2 is on the way to the scene for a live updates NOW on Channel 2 Action News.All businesses in the area have been evacuated too.Crews a

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-21 21:19:08

Bond denied for suspected shooter from Tennessee

COVINGTON, Ga –A Tennessee man accused of shooting a Covington woman in March will stay behind bars at the Newton County Jail for the time being after his request for bond was denied by a Superior Court judge Wednesday.Terrell Bennett, 44, is charged with criminal attempt to commit a felony, aggrava

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-06-21 16:24:00

Police investigating possible homicide on Gwinnett County line

BARROW COUNTY, Ga. -- Officers are on the scene of a possible homicide near the Gwinnett-Barrow County border.The incident happened on Kilcrease Road and Whitley Road - a few miles west of Bethlehem, Georgia.The Gwinnett County Police Department said they are turning over the investigation to the Ba

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-20 14:52:46

Missing woman found safe at Conyers Dairy Queen - Morgan County Citizen

A Morgan County woman who had been reported missing for more than two weeks was found in Conyers last week at a Dairy Queen. According to Chief Deputy Keith Howard, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Molly Hilsman, 38, was located after an employee at Dairy Queen on Dogwood Road in Conyers recognized H

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-06-21 14:47:13

Main Street Covington releases new mobile app

COVINGTON, Ga. -Have you ever heard the phrase, “There’s an app for that!” Now, there’s an app for Downtown Covington. Main Street Covington has created a new mobile app that will help residents and visitors find out what’s going on in Downtown Covington.“With the help of some merchants and members

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-06-21 13:20:00

Jersey Shore woman creates a tiny house out of an old Greyhound bus

That's what Jessie Lipskin got when she transformed a 1966 GMC Greyhound bus into a charming mobile home. The Manhattan native bought the bus in 2015 for $7,000 and poured $125,000 into renovations. This was no easy DIY project. Lipskin relied on local contractors, including C&S Electrical in Oceanp

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-22 01:07:41

UPDATE: Athens police arrest second man for murder in east Athens

UPDATE: Athens-Clarke County Police have arrested a second man in connection to the murder of Saheed Snow. In a tweet, police said that a warrant had been issued for Martin Borja Garcia. Garcia turned himself in to Clarke County jail, according to ACCPD.Athens-Clarke County Police have arrested Davi

RED AND BLACK - 2018-06-20 14:00:00

Monroe goes 4-3 in Corky Kell tourney

Summer is in full swing and so are local football teams preparing for the upcoming high school football season.7-on-7 has become almost a requirement in the summer for teams to practice their passing game before the season starts. Many local teams go to various tournament and even participate in pas


Monroe grants sewer access to county development

The land tract, located on Highway 83 across from Laboon Road, sits on a city sewer line. However, the council was wary of setting a precedent for granting sewer access outside city limits, should another developer with a plot further from the city ask for access.


Man arrested for cold case murder 2 years after crime

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Police have arrested a man in a cold case murder after human remains were found at a residence in Auburn, Georgia.


Towel-clad woman accused of stealing car, Pomeranian

GAINESVILLE -- A towel-clad woman is accused of stealing a car and its passenger, a nearly 5-year-old Pomeranian named Bear.The Gainesville Times reports Matt Sanders loaded Bear into the car Sunday and ran back inside his Georgia home for his phone. Sanders said he returned to see the unidentified

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-06-20 05:00:00

NCSO arrests two teens in vehicle break-ins

COVINGTON, Ga. –An 18-year-old woman remains behind bars nearly a week after her arrest by Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies on criminal trespass and entering auto charges following an early morning crime spree last Wednesday.According to a NCSO incident report, Nia Davis was taken into custod


Newton County man killed in rollover crash early Saturday

COVINGTON, Ga. –A rollover crash claimed the life of a Newton County man early Saturday morning, authorities said.


Police identify suspects in Covington kidnapping, robbery

COVINGTON, Ga.- Officials have released the names of the suspects who they say kidnapped a man, pistol-whipped him, and then forced him to go into a Wells Fargo to withdraw money.


New Evidence Solves Mystery Of Skull, Bones Found In Woods: Cops

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — Gwinnett County Police cold case detectives have charged David Thacker, 41, in the murder of Michael Jones, who was 54 years old at the time of his death. Jones was reported missing by his family in April 2014. In late 2016, the remains were confirmed to be Michael Jones, and his


Teacher remains on leave after arrest

COVINGTON, Ga. -A Newton County teacher is out of jail but remained on leave more than a month after her arrest on drug charges.Alma Nichole Jones, 33, of McDonough, was arrested May 10 in Henry County. The Livingston Elementary School pre-kindergarten teacher, who worked with children with special


ON THE MARKET: Massive Braselton estate dubbed 'Entertainer's Paradise' asks $1.4 million

This home on the Legends at Chateau Elan golf course has five bedrooms and six bathrooms and is listed for $1,475,000.


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.