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$7,000 reward offered as police search for murder suspects in shooting death

As police and sheriff's deputies work to identify suspects in a Gray homicide, a reward is being offered for information. Gray Police Chief Adam Lowe issued a news release Thursday about a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a Jones County man at his apartment comple

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-16 13:45:00

Bloody cellphone, towels link Eatonton killer to woman's 'brutal' drowning murder

A 27-year-old Putnam County man was found guilty Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the December 2016 murder of an Eatonton woman. Jurors in Putnam Superior Court deliberated about an hour before finding Frank Don Causey guilty of felony murder, malice murder and aggravated

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-16 19:04:00

Shiloh Baptist Church holds annual community Thanksgiving dinner

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- Shiloh Baptist Church held its annual pre-Thanksgiving community dinner on Thursday. In 2016, the church had more than 800 guests turn out. Church member Mary Smith said that the church expected more than 1,000 people to enjoy the dinner this year. Shiloh Baptist Church is sma

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-16 15:34:24

Causey convicted of murder in Putnam County

EATONTON - A jury of 10 women and two men deliberated just under an hour Wednesday afternoon before returning a murder conviction against Frank Don Causey in the strangulation and drowning death of Lydia Huggins Ivanditti in her Eatonton home Dec. 2, 2016. Putnam County Superior Court Clerk Sheila P


Pink Bow Gift Shop open house set for Saturday

Tucked away in Navicent Health Baldwin, the hospital's Pink Bow Gift Shop serves as one of Milledgeville's most unique and little-known places to shop. The hospital gift shop will put its unique treasures on display Saturday at its open house beginning at 10 a.m. "The reason we're hosting the open h

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-17 21:30:00

Young Gamechangers to present ideas Dec. 8

ATLANTA - For the last five months 50 of Georgia's brightest young professionals have researched Milledgeville's history, met with community leaders, toured campuses and neighborhoods, interviewed retirees, and re-imagined downtown in their quest to come up with big ideas and innovative solutions to

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-17 20:30:00

Local author presents short story collection

Local author Harold Lawrence will present his newest volume this week. With an extensive list of credits including forays into poetry, nonfiction, children's stories and religion, author and longtime local resident Harold Lawrence has spent a lifetime exploring literature like few other writers have

UNION-RECORDER - 2017-11-16 15:09:00

Macon-Bibb motorcade providing aid to Milledgeville hospital

Macon-Bibb County is continuing an annual tradition of accepting donations to support the efforts at Central State Hospital. The Mayors' & Commissioners' Motorcade is taking in money and supplies through Nov. 30. Donations can dropped of at the Macon-Bibb County Government Center, 700 Poplar St., or

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-17 14:26:00

Key Bank donation aids The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter

From left: Beth Luvera, vice president, Key Bank; Adrienne Carbone, Friends of The Arc Foundation Board president; Karen Korotzer, Arc Oneida-Lewis CEO; and Michael Madigan Jr, Key Bank area retail leader, gather for a grant presentation that will benefit people with developmental disabilities. Sub

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Recovery Lounge hosts play, dance event

JAY -"The Pillowman," written by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, was recently performed at the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay. In the play, Katurian (Brian LaVallee), a writer of short stories depicting violence against children, comes under suspicion for the murders of children bearing a close simi

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-18 03:42:00

Revisiting NCCC's philosophy and purpose

North Country Community College's original faculty, 1968, Saranac Lake As the college's recently completed strategic plan launches it into the next 50 years as the public institution serving the Adirondack region, and as we celebrate the successes of the college over the last 50 years, we give pause


Police: Mineville tried to pay to have woman killed

SCHROON - Police arrested a Mineville man in connection with an alleged murder-for-hire plot earlier this month. On Nov. 2, Moriah Town Police contacted Lewis-based State Police requesting assistance with a possible conspiracy occurring in the Town of Schroon, State Police Troop B Public Information

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-17 12:30:00

New Bremen Solar Farm plan approved, taxation remains unresolved

NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen Solar Farm project has overcome one hurdle, but a larger one involving taxation is still looming even as developers eye sites in the vicinity for other so-called community solar arrays. "Three thousand dollars isn't going to work," Town Supervisor Peter J. Keys told devel

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-16 08:30:00

Absentees don't change Lewis elections; Lehman wins legislative seat

LOWVILLE - Absentee and affidavit votes did not change the outcome of any Lewis County races, including one for legislative District 1. According to unofficial results from the Lewis County Board of Elections, Croghan Town Councilman John V. Lehman, running on Republican, Conservative and independen


Open houses show split between Jefferson, Lewis counties on wind turbine development near Fort Drum

WATERTOWN - As the community looked toward potential development conflicts with Fort Drum, wind turbines kept coming to the forefront. In Jefferson County, the issue has sparked a coalition among Fort Drum advocates, echoing military concerns about the impact of turbines on aviation and weather rada


Wilderness advocate carries nearly 2,000 letters to APA today

Tyler Socash, an activist with Adirondack Wilderness Advocates, will carry nearly 2,000 letters to the state Adirondack Park Agency meeting today. Socash is carrying the letters from the southern end of the Boreas Ponds tract up through the High Peaks Wilderness Area. (Photo provided by Brendan Wilt


Man injured in shooting, flown to trauma center

NORTH PORT, Fla - - A man suffered a gun shot wound and was flown to a trauma center Thursday night, said North Port Police. Police began investigating the shooting shortly after 3 pm in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue in North Port. Police say this is an isolated incident. Additional information

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-17 02:53:30

Top 10 Weekend Events, Nov. 17-19

Fun things to do in Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton, Punta Gorda and Englewood 10. The eclectic duo Madera Fina, from Puerto Rico, is playing Fogartyville with money raised on this tour going to assist fellow Puerto Rican musicians. 9. L.A.-based comedian Dales Jones is playing McCurdy's. Owner Les McCu

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 15:27:37

Real estate agent's email highlights divide over West Villages ZIP code

NORTH PORT - Fervor over North Port's desire to have the West Villages development area drop its Venice ZIP code may have hit its peak this week when an area real estate agent sent the City Commision an email that seemed to suggest a backlash would follow city attempts to have the Venice address exp

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:38:45

North Port shooting sends man to hospital

NORTH PORT -- A man was hospitalized after being shot Thursday night, the North Port Police Department reports. According to police, a man was transported to a trauma center after a shooting in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue at about 6 p.m. Police are calling the incident isolated. Police have no

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:13:08