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Lady Trojans host round one playoff game tonight

The LC Lady Trojans (24-2, 12-0) host Monticello (15-13, 8-6) in the first round of the Class AA state tournament tonight. Tipoff at the LC gym is set for 7 p.m. Monticello enters the tourney as the #4 seed from Region 8AA. LC is the #1 seed from Region 5AA.


Teen arrested following mass shooting threats against South Georgia preschool

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Colquitt County Sheriff's Office Investigators say they've arrested a teenage boy from Colquitt County High School after he threatened to carry out a shooting spree at an unidentified preschool.


Warner Robins Mayor Toms, city leaders face lawsuit

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — Whispers of laughter rippled through the courtroom after the man pressing his case interrupted the judge. But Jasper County Chief Magistrate Court Judge Tim Lam, serving in Houston County magistrate court Thursday on special order, took the case seriously.


Georgia Authorities Nearing End Of Investigation In Case Of Woman Who Died While Attending Overnight Party

Tamla Horsford was found dead on Nov. 4, 2018, while attending an overnight party, raising questions and accusations of foul play online. Tamla Horsford was found dead in the backyard area of a home in north Forsyth, Georgia on Nov. 4, 2018, and since then her death has sparked questions online, lea


Police: Off-duty ICE officer kills man outside Georgia Walmart

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer has killed a man outside a Walmart in Georgia. News outlets report no charges have yet been filed in the Sunday death of 45-year-old Johnathan Liddell, who Douglasville police say was found dead in


Drive-by shooting being investigated at The Manor

A 37-year-old man is lucky he wasn’t injured after someone fired several shots at him while he was sitting on the porch of an apartment building Sunday afternoon at The Milledgeville Manor Apartments, local authorities say.


Sally Hemings: Mother of 6 of Thomas Jefferson’s children was also his property

As the second act of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” begins, Thomas Jefferson has just returned to Monticello to find a letter awaiting him. “There’s a letter on my desk from the president/ — Haven’t even put my bag down yet/


Body of missing 58-year-old grandfather with dementia found, family says

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - A missing grandfather with dementia has been found dead after nearly two weeks of searching, according to family members. Timothy Osborne, 58, walked out of his Locust Grove home and hadn't been seen since Feb. 5.


When it rains: Thunderstorms bring rain, lightning, & hail to Tennessee, North Georgia

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Tuesday night's thunderstorms brought rain, lightning, and hail to parts of North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee. Many in Rossville shared videos and pictures with us showing pea-sized hail covering the ground.


Man sentenced for 1987 murder, conviction affirmed by Supreme Court of Georgia

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – According to a news release from Houston District Attorney George Hartwig, Willie Winters’ 2016 murder conviction was unanimously affirmed by the Supreme Court of Georgia.


Covington police cite store employees for underage alcohol sales

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department issued citations to employees of eight businesses last week after they allegedly sold alcohol to underage “customers” during a two-day police operation.


Wal-Mart Employees Refuse To Make Cake For Officer (Photo)

Wal-Mart employees in McDonough, Georgia, reportedly refused to make a Blue Lives Matter cake for a police officer's retirement party because they felt it was "racist." The story went viral after Taylor Wilkies, a local officer, wrote about it on Facebook.


'I have lost my best friend' | Tragic update in search for missing Henry County man

Henry County Police are assuming the worst after a body was discovered in the search for a missing 58-year-old man. Timothy Osborne disappeared nearly two weeks ago after wandering off from his Locust Grove home while his wife was in the shower. Family members said Osborne has dementia and requires


Jackson High soccer season underway

Jackson High School soccer season is well underway. The 3-2 boys team topped rival Mary Persons on Valentine’s Day in penalty kicks, after the girls suffered a shutout at the hands of the Lady Bulldogs.


Commissioners honor Butts County Magistrate Court

Butts County commissioners last week recognized and thanked the staff of the county’s Magistrate Court. The court is the first stop for those accused in local criminal cases, but it is also the venue for citations for alleged violations of the county’s ordinances.


Flood watch expanded to more counties as heavy rain moves through

ATLANTA - Widespread rain that swept through north Georgia not only brought flooding across parts of the metro, but the region also saw thunder, lightning, hail and even sleet in the northern communities.


Chainsaws stolen during early morning break-in

COVINGTON, Ga. – Police are looking for whoever threw a cinder block through the entry doors at Tractor Supply early Saturday and made off with two chainsaws. According to a Covington Police Department incident report, police were dispatched to the store on Lochridge Boulevard just before 2 a.m. Feb


Could Georgia End Up With Its Own Blackface Scandal?

In 1832, playwright and peformer Thomas Dartmouth Rice used theatrical make-up to create a supposedly black character. The character's name was Jim Crow. That name later came to represent a system of extra-judicial terror and racial segregation laws that ended in 1965, but the recent political crisi


Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Is 'Real Anxious' to Find out Gender of Second Child

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, are eagerly awaiting their second child. The baby, due to arrive in August, will either be a little brother or sister to their daughter Olivia, who turned 1 in December – and Hubbard can't wait to find out which it will be.


Suspicious person call leads to Henry County murder suspect

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A man wanted in connection with a deadly nightclub shooting in December was busted one county over after being reported as a 'suspicious person.'. Police said they were called to Osbourne Court after reports of a man and woman sitting in a vehicle. When they arrived, they smell