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PTC golf cart driver struck at Hwy. 54/Peachtree Parkway
A male juvenile driving a golf cart in Peachtree City was struck Monday afternoon by two vehicles while crossing against traffic at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Ga. Highway 54.
Fayette County offers free parenting workshops
A series of free workshops sponsored by Fayette County Public Schools will offer guided steps for better parent-child relationships and more effective discipline. Called Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, the eight weekly sessions will last 1.5 hours each and are open to all Fayette County
JUST IN: Man charged in fatal stabbing of his brother
A Clayton County man was arrested Monday after authorities said he stabbed his brother to death in front of their family. Joseph Oliver allegedly stabbed the brother after a “dispute” at their home on Braxley Way near Jonesboro, according to a statement from the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.
Fayette schools get in the holiday spirit
Above, at Huddleston, the good Grinch shows up — Huddleston Elementary School students enjoy a personal appearance of Dr. Seuss’s Grinch, so long as he promises to leave Christmas alone. All photos/Fayette County School System.
Suspect charged with dismembering Morrow man seeks psych eval
JONESBORO — The man accused of killing, beheading, and dismembering a Morrow neighbor will seek a psychological examination, according to the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office.
Africa 1998 — Part 2
(Continued from last week) It is a well-known fact that some of the best runners in the world are Kenyans. Nearly all the Kenyans I have met, and that would be several hundred, have the body of a cross country runner.
Son’s arrest, news story ‘unjust and untrue’
Many parents are all too familiar with that horrible gut feeling when something is wrong with their child. The last time I experienced that feeling, it proved true in a way that I would not have imagined. My oldest son ended up falsely accused, and his reputation unfairly tarnished.
Douglas County Restaurants That Will Be Open On Christmas
DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — For many Douglas County families, eating out on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day is an annual tradition — the perfect occasion to get the family together, chow down on a juicy steak, sip on some heavy wine and wake up stuffed to the gills.
Investigators: Homeowner kills man suspected of breaking into his house
ATLANTA - Atlanta police are investigating a deadly shootout Monday afternoon. According to police, officers were called to Ira Street just before 2 p.m. for reports of a person shot.
Alleged porch pirate arrested, told police he was Uber Eats driver
When an off-duty Brookhaven police officer pulled over Isaiah Gresham on Saturday night, the driver explained he'd gotten lost while delivering Uber Eats. It soon became clear that wasn't the case.
Rapper T.I. accepts plea deal for cursing in public, pays $300 fine
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Atlanta rapper T.I. has accepted a plea deal on charges stemming from an incident in May outside of his gated community, his attorney said. The rapper’s attorney, Steve Sadow, told AJC.com that T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., maintained his innocence on all charges,
Norcross: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale
NORCROSS, GA — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some assistance in your search? Thanks to our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Peachtree City workers get 3.5% pay raise for Christmas
The Peachtree City Council on Dec. 6 unanimously approved an additional pay raise for its employees, along with several other budget amendments. The city had already budgeted $278,558 in this year’s budget for a 2.5 percent cost of living adjustment, but City Manager Jon Rorie advocated the city app
Woman trying to return U.S. Army ring found at Georgia Dairy Queen
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia woman is hoping to find the owner of a U.S. Army ring. Kimberly Smith reached out to Channel 2 Action News with photos of the ring. She found it at a Dairy Queen in Newnan on Dec. 14.
Turning The Page On Georgia At Work…
Over the last two years I’ve gotten to know so many wonderful people throughout the state of Georgia while working on this site. Having a front row seat to view the hard work of those tasked with helping Georgians find and obtain gainful employment is inspiring… truly.
Mattie’s Call: Reginal Johnson, 27
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department has issued a Mattie’s Call for Reginal Johnson, 27, of Jonesboro. Johnson was last seen around 12:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, in the 1900 Block of Watercrest Drive.
Fayette staffers recommend approval of 2 Peachtree City annexations
County planning staff are recommending that Fayette County commissioners at the Dec. 13 meeting not object to two annexation requests pertaining to Peachtree City. One of those requests deals with 30 properties off Ga. Highway 54 on Peachtree City’s east side.
3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016
Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C
Man found shot to death inside car in NW Atlanta
Police are working to figure out what led up to a fatal shooting in northwest Atlanta, Sunday night. According to Atlanta Police, officers were called to 1033 Hollywood Rd. around 6:45 on Dec. 16 for reports of a person shot.
Peachtree City veteran given a new car
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A special surprise for a metro Atlanta veteran, who very much deserves something good for a change. Retired Staff Sgt. Tina Hills got a free car thanks to a special program that reconditions cars for veterans. She has faced adversity since her deployment to Iraq