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Eatonton man dies after crashing ATV in Washington County

EATONTON, Ga. -- A Putnam County man died after crashing his ATV in Washington County Friday morning, according to a report. A crash report from Washington County identifies the fatal victim as John Larimore, 36, of Eatonton.


GSU Study: Rare-Earth Elements Discovered In Georgia Kaolin Mines

The high-density minerals in the Georgia kaolin mines are potential sources of rare-earth elements, including the heavy rare-earth elements that are in high demand for many important uses and are mostly imported to the United States from China, according to a study led by Georgia State University an


14-year-old Georgia boy has first-ever surgery to implant diaphragm pacemaker

ATLANTA - Local doctors are making history. They implanted a diaphragm pacemaker into a 14-year-old boy. This is the first time this surgery has been done in Georgia. Now with the new mechanism implanted, even though his body will forget to breathe when he falls asleep, the pacemaker now takes over.


Here are the ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Middle Georgia

Macon, Ga — Middle Georgian’s will have plenty of opportunities to honor the legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. as a bevy of events are scheduled around the upcoming holiday.


Man and woman arrested on felony drug charges

A Lawrenceville, Georgia man and a 19-year-old Sparta woman were arrested on assorted criminal charges associated with drugs in Baldwin County Tuesday night, local authorities say.


Oconee Fall Line Technical College names new president

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Matt Arthur has appointed a new president at Oconee Fall Line Technical College. Erica Godbee Harden, executive vice president at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, has been named president of Oconee Fall Line Technical Col


City sells Shaw Building for $400,000

The old Shaw Building located at 901 South Wayne Street in Milledgeville has been sold by city officials. The selling price of the building and property was $400,000, according to Milledgeville City Attorney Jimmy Jordan.


Team Georgia boasts talented skill players for Border Bowl VI

Todd Booker doesn’t hesitate to give his quarterbacks and skill players high praise during a week of practice together. The Harlem coach and Team Georgia head coach for Border Bowl VI knows he has a wealth of talent in the backfield and outside.


I-TEAM INVESTIGATION: Bartow mayor claims fraud after train accident

BARTOW, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The checks Norfolk Southern started handing out to people in the evacuation zone was supposed to cover things like gas or hotel rooms. It turns out that quite a few crooks could be cashing in.


Man found dead in Milledgeville yard, investigation ongoing

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga. -- Baldwin County officials are investigating the death of a Milledgeville man who was found unresponsive on Sunday, January 11. A report from the Milledgeville Police Department said an officer found Roderick Lamar May laying in the yard of a home in the 400 block of East Frankl


Suspect crashes into gas station after Georgia State Patrol chase

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Georgia State Patrol chase ended in property damage after a suspect crashed into a gas station. Surveillance footage from the Texaco gas station on Gresham Road shows a suspected vehicle careening off of the off-ramp of Interstate 20 and smashing into the gas s


Some Georgians could go without pay if federal shutdown lasts

MACON, Ga. -- The federal government shutdown isn't just affecting Washington -- it's also impacting Middle Georgians. The Georgia Forestry Commission is a state agency that relies on federal money. In the 16 days since the federal government went into a partial shutdown, the Commission has had to a


US service firms grew at slower pace in December

WASHINGTON — U.S. service firms grew in December at the slowest pace in five months, a possible indication that various headwinds from turbulent markets to trade tensions could be having an impact on economic activity.


Georgia man arrested for plotting attack on White House

A Georgia man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly plotting an attack in the White House. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, Ga. was taken into custody in Gwinnett County while allegedly trying to exchange his vehicle for explosives, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.


Deputies: 3 Milledgeville apartment rooms hit by gunfire

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- Deputies say three Milledgeville apartments were damaged by gunshots Friday night. According to Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call at 11 p.m. for shots fired at the Milledgeville Manor apartments. The caller said they heard 3-4 shots.


State patrol issues two DUIs

The following is a list of all Emanuel County DUI citations for the past week released by Georgia State Patrol’s Post 19:. Stanley Ridgeway, 63 of Snellville, Tennessee, was arrested January 9 at 9:12 p.m.


Two arrested after drug search in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, two people were arrested after a large amount of drugs were found in a search. The WCSO, officers from the Ocmulgee Drug Task Force and the Davisboro Police Department conducted a search of a home on South Main


Crisp scores 23, Washington beats Washington State 85-67

SEATTLE — Senior point guard David Crisp couldn't repeat exactly what was said by Washington head coach Mike Hopkins during the timeout after the Huskies fell behind following an 8-2 Washington State run to open the second half. But whatever the message was, it must've gotten across.


All the sites of this popular BBQ place are nice, but one in particular is favorite

Georgia Bob’s Address: 140 Cane River Drive, Byron. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.


Arrest in “gang-motivated” Prince George’s killing is made in Georgia, police say

The third person sought in a gang-related homicide in Prince George’s County last year has been taken into custody in Georgia, the county police said Tuesday. They said Francisco Sosa, 18, was arrested in Gwinnett County, Ga., and was awaiting extradition to Prince George’s. Sosa had no fixed addres