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Postal worker dies from injuries in two-vehicle collision
A 29-year-old Jasper County woman who was critically injured in a two-vehicle collision in Milledgeville last month has died, local and state authorities say. Baldwin County Chief Deputy Coroner Ken Garland identified the woman as Brooke Shelton of Monticello.
5 Douglasville Area Open Houses To Check Out
DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Looking at houses for sale online can make you feel like you're going in circles. While listing photos can help, they're no replacement for the real thing. That's the beauty of the IRL open house: No more guesswork involved!
Grandmother hopes for answers after autistic granddaughter's body found in river
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Sylesta Seabrum is preparing for her first Christmas without a beloved member of her family. All she wants is to know who killed her autistic granddaughter, Shanequa Sullivan, almost a year ago.
Flovilla man killed in shooting at McDonough bar
McDONOUGH — A family birthday celebration turned to grief after a man was shot dead at Traxx Lounge and Grill early Sunday morning. According to the Henry County Coroner’s Office, the victim is DeCoby Barlow, 31, of Flovilla. The coroner’s office was notified about the incident at 716 Ga. Highway 15
‘Secret Santa’ pays off layaways for Monroe Walmart customers
Customers who had not yet collected and paid off their layaways at the Walmart in Monroe by yesterday got a wonderful surprise courtesy of “a customer that wishes to remain anonymous” who came in and paid off the layaways. The stranger’s act of kindness quickly got out as excited customers received
Coroner: Woman shot by officer in west Bibb has died
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a Bibb County deputy shot a woman Tuesday morning in a home after she fired first. Bibb County Chief Coroner Leon Jones confirms the woman died around 11:30 a.m.
Sister Louisa bar owner prepares to open retreat
Grant Henry has worn many hats in his lifetime. Seminary student. Church deacon. Child therapist. Antiques dealer. Bartender. Artist. Husband. Father. Grandfather. Most notably these days, he’s known as the owner of two wildly popular bars, Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emp
Stockbridge Walmart ‘active shooter’ rumor is false
McDONOUGH — It’s been the talk of the town since last Friday, but no — there was never an active shooter at the Stockbridge Walmart on Hudson Bridge Road. Although Henry County Police responded to an active-shooter call around 1:20 p.m., the caller’s use of the term “active shooter” was incorrect. R
Man dies in shooting at Georgia birthday party
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has died after he was shot at a weekend birthday party at a bar southeast of Atlanta. News outlets reported that police in McDonough said 31-year-old Decoby Barlow of Flovilla was caught in the crossfire when three men opened fire in the parking lot of a bar early
Clayton County Calendar of Events
The city of Jonesboro is hosting its annual parade and tree lighting on Dec. 15 starting at 4:40 p.m. The parade will begin at J.W. Arnold Elementary School and travel up historic Main Street. Following the parade, the tree lighting will take place at Lee Street Park. There will be food, live music
Video shows teens jump from stolen car, run across I-85 after chase
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - Police say two teenagers in a car stolen near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport led officers on a chase that ended with sheriff's deputies firing gunshots, but no one was injured.
Heavy rains leave RV park residents stranded
COVINGTON, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - The heavy rain from this weekend and Monday have created havoc for one RV park community in Newton County. Owners say they had to move dozens of RVs from the park, which is located right near the Yellow River, because of flooding.
'Lord Jesus, why me?' | Tree falls on Gainesville woman's home during winter storm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — As winter weather moved into Georgia, it caused some damage for some residents. Tameka Williams woke up to a tree coming through her roof at her Gainesville home.
Newton delays Tuesday school start by two hours
COVINGTON — Due to expected inclement weather Tuesday, Dec. 11, all Newton County Schools’ starting times will be delayed two hours. Students and staff should report two hours later than normal. School start times for tomorrow are as follows:
Red Devils finish 4-5 at Monticello Duals
The Jackson High School wrestling team traveled to Monticello to participate in the Hurricane Duals tournament over the weekend. Going into the tournament, the Red Devils held a record of 4-2 and 1-0 in region with highlight wins over rival Mary Persons, by a score of 49-24, and region foe Central M
Winter storm bringing snow in north Georgia
A dog plays in the snow in Union County. Snow covers the ground in Blue Ridge. (Photo: Jane Sherlock) Trees are down in Jasper in Pickens County. A viewer sent in video from a yard where there is a little damage.
Jackson to charge for bulk waste pick up
While the city of Jackson has been legally able to charge for the curbside pick up of bulk waste for more than two decades, in recent years it hasn’t done so. In 2017, city crews removed more than 200 tons of bulk waste left curbside by residents, city officials said. That waste did not include vege
Santa Claus comes to Turner Lake
Covington native and proud Valdosta State alumna, Hunter has previously worked with The Covington News and Valdosta Daily Times. She started working for Rockdale/Newton Citizen in June 2018.
No more purple reign: Jackson sweeps at Monticello
MONTICELLO — There are two things that make a three-point play work best: Making the free throw and having the scoreboard operator click the points up on the correct side of the board. When neither happened immediately Saturday, the Lady Devils took matters into their hands and started steering Jack
Residents wake up to snow, downed trees in Pickens County
Pickens County, GA (CBS46) Winter weather came overnight in parts of Jasper. “It started last night about 10, 11 o’clock,” said Marvin Maddox. Maddox woke up to snow blanketing his neighborhood. He said it made for a challenging drive to the airport Sunday morning.