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Berrien Fight Ends in a Dozen Charges

NASHVILLE, Ga. – (2-20-2019) At about 5:15 p.m., on Monday February 11, 2019, Nashville Police Department officers responded to a fight in progress at Beetree Park (Beetree Ave/Ann St) in Nashville.


Trees down, roads closed, thousands without power across Georgia

PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. - Rain and storms caused major problems across parts of north Georgia Tuesday – and the issues are continuing Wednesday morning. Strong winds caused trees to come down, bringing power lines with them. There are more than 5,300 Georgia Power customers without power as of 6 a.m. We


Yellow Jackets off to a fast start

The Thomas County Central baseball team used stellar pitching, defense, and situational hitting to open the 2019 season with a three consecutive wins by an impressive 27-0 combined score.


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.


Sheriff: Georgia firefighter stole from burning home

COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Deputies in Coweta County have arrested a firefighter after they say he went into a burning house to steal from the homeowner. According to the Coweta County deputy's report, fire crews were called to a home on Cannon Road in Sharpsburg, Georgia the night of Jan.


Berrien Rotary hosts superhero 5K

NASHVILLE – Nashville/Berrien Rotary Club hosts its first CASA Superhero 5K & 1K, Feb. 23. The event will begin 9 a.m. for the 5K race and 9:45 a.m. for the one-mile fun run, organizers said. Starting line up, 1015 Exum St.


WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Flash flood watch issued for metro Atlanta

» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. A flood watch for northwest Georgia was replaced with a flash flood watch at noon, and it now includes all of metro Atlanta.


Rangers trade Cody McLeod to Predators for draft pick

NEW YORK — Hours before they are to take on the Boston Bruins in the third game of their five-game homestand, the Rangers announced Wednesday that they have traded rugged forward Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators for a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL draft. The Rangers called up Vinni Lettie


UPDATE | Georgia Power on scene of Augusta house fire, no one injured

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Traffic has slowed down and Georgia Power is on the scene after a fire broke out at a home in Augusta early Wednesday morning. Dispatch tells News 12 it broke out around 4:48 a.m. on the 1600 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard. The fire was confined to the front door a


GA leaders come together in Valdosta to discuss affordable housing

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Hundreds of community leaders from across the state of Georgia visited Valdosta to discuss community development. The city is hosting the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for its Georgia Initiative of Community Housing retreat.


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


New Cannabis Director To Regulate Hemp, CBD

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is tapping Nashville hemp consultant Holly Bell for the department’s cannabis director. Bell was instrumental in getting Tennessee’s hemp industry off the ground, and Fried hopes Bell can do the same in Florida.


GA House reminds citizens of unclaimed property program

ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - State Rep. Penny Houston (R-Nashville) is making constituents aware of the Department of Revenue’s (DOR) unclaimed property program. Unclaimed property may include wages, savings accounts, customer refunds, accounts payable, insurance payments, shares of stock, escrow funds, roy


Six Flags Over Georgia hosts hiring event for 2019 season

Six Flags Over Georgia announced a hiring event for numerous positions at the park for the 2019 season. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Six Flags Over Georgia is hiring on the spot for positions in admissions, aquatics, culinary, catering, entertainment, games and


Valdosta man hospitalized after assault

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A man is in the hospital after being injured during a fight in Valdosta. According to the Valdosta Police Department, it happened near the 240 block of Knox Drive.


Authorities seize 140 pounds of marijuana in south Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. - A man is accused of transporting 140 pounds of marijuana when he was pulled over last week in south Georgia, the Valdosta Daily Times reported. Armondo Padron-Ramirez is charged with felony trafficking, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk told the newspaper.


Deer accidents take over southwest Georgia

Southwest Georgia has seen an alarming number of deer related accidents in January according to local officials. We spoke to every sheriff's office and Georgia state patrol post across southwest Georgia.


Valdosta Streets to Be Improved

VALDOSTA – The City of Valdosta will be improving 19 streets. The Valdosta City Council is expected to vote on bids for upcoming street projects Thursday, February 21. The streets on the list to be resurfaced are part of the 2019 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant, valued at more than $600,000


A CLOSER LOOK: New Georgia DUI ruling

SAVANNAH, Ga., (WSAV) - The Georgia Supreme Court overturns a law that allowed a driver's refusal to take a breathalyzer to be used as evidence against them. The court agreed on Monday that it violates the state's constitutional protection against self-incrimination.


For Georgia gardeners, February means it’s time to talk about the trees and the bees

Georgia’s Arbor Day celebration, Feb. 16, was a great time for Georgians to show some love for the state’s pollinators by planting trees that help support their habitat, said Becky Griffin, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension School and Community Garden coordinator.