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‘Zombieland 2’ starring Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone filming in Newnan

ATLANTA — The highly-anticipated sequel to ‘Zombieland’ is filming in several parts of Georgia. We received a glimpse of the action from our A-Scene Insider Ene Watson who spotted a Zombieland monster truck in Newnan, Georgia over the weekend!


Firefighter arrested for allegedly stealing gun silencer from house fire victim in Coweta County

SHARPSBURG, Ga. — A Coweta County firefighter is facing theft charges and is expected to lose his job after he was arrested for allegedly stealing a gun silencer from a house fire victim.


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


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


Georgia man sentenced in nearly $800K theft from Texas city

HOUSTON (AP) -- A Georgia man has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for a bogus invoice scam that cost a Central Texas city nearly $800,000. Derrick Ervin of Atlanta was sentenced Tuesday to 77 months behind bars in the email scheme targeting the city of Bryan. A judge in Houst

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Coweta part of GWTW phenomenon

“Gone With the Wind” has captivated fans for more than eight decades. In addition to the 1936 book and 1939 film, the story has launched thousands of collectibles – purses, jewelry, paper dolls, magnets, Madame Alexander dolls, figurines, music boxes, bookends, jewelry and candy.


Alzheimer’s Association Offers Fidget Blankets for those Suffering From Alzheimer’s & Dementia

A Fidget Quilt or activity blanket is a lap quilt that provides sensory and tactile stimulation for the restless hands of someone with Alzheimer’s and/or other forms of dementia.


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.


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.


UPDATE: Tree falls on vehicles entering Emory University Hospital parking deck

A tree fell on two vehicles entering an Emory University Hospital parking deck Wednesday morning, officials confirmed. The tree came down over the entrance ramp to the deck on Lowergate Drive, which is on the corner of Clifton Road near the university’s main campus, DeKalb fire Capt. Dion Bentley to


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


‘We Are One’ service calls for Cowetans to defeat spirit of division

Racism is a demonic, divisive spirit that must be overcome. Apostle Debra Harris made that the central point in her message at the “We Are One” unity service on Sunday night at First Baptist Church of Newnan. Hundreds of people gathered in the downtown sanctuary for the service, which included music


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.


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


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.


Movie Company in Georgia Cited by U.S. Dept of Labor for

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Eye Productions Inc. for failing to protect employees from hazards while filming a television show in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. Proposed penalties total $9,472.


Flight headed to Atlanta hit by lightning, forced to make emergency landing

ATLANTA - A flight on its way to Atlanta was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon after the plane was struck by lightning. According to a spokesperson at the Chattanooga airport, the Delta flight took off from Milwaukee and landed safely in Chattanooga around 4 p.m.


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


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.


Man found fatally shot behind Clayton County apartment building

Clayton County police are trying to identify a man who was found shot to death behind an apartment building. Police said the man’s body was found Tuesday behind a building at the Southwood Apartments off of Trammell Road in Morrow, Clayton County police spokeswoman Sgt. Ashanti Marbury told AJC.com.