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Home invader injures couple - Oconee Enterprise: News

A Mars Hill family that was victim to a home invasion Jan. 13 suffered strikes to the head, according to an Oconee County Sheriff's Office incident report. A 911 recording made around 5 a.m. had audible screams of the victims and the suspect. When deputies arrived at the front of the house, the sus

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Man escapes flipped car - Oconee Enterprise: News

A two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of Hog Mountain and Daniells Bridge roads at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, with one of the vehicles flipping on the side of the road. Georgia State Patrol, Oconee Fire Rescue and Oconee County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene. The driver

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Police report -1-17-18; Someone reported being harassed via social media.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-01-17 00:42:16

Shore sworn in as police chief

Rob Shore has been named Chief of the Metter Police Department. He was sworn in on Tuesday afternoon at Metter Depot. Shore joined Metter Police Department in October 2016, serving first as captain and then as interim chief. Chief Shore was born in Renton, Washington, and grew up in Portland, Oregon

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-17 14:48:00

School Bus crash on Highway 25 at bypass in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25 at the bypass. Law enforcement says It appears that a vehicle pulled out in front of the school bus. The sheriff's department says there are several students on the school bus but most ju

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 23:53:44

Johnny Ray Kimball, 63

Halei Lamb | January 17, 2018 10:40 am Funeral services for Johnny Ray Kimball, 63, of Twin City, were held Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church in Garfield with Elder Sam Bowen and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery beside hi

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 10:40:05

Miss Pitts and Mr. Mosley to Exchange Vows

Harrison and Hope Pitts of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss LaPortia V. Pitts, to Andrew T. Mosley. The future groom is the son of Ray and Odean Mosley of Portal. The bride-elect is a 2006 honor graduate of Emanuel County Institute. S

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 11:11:36

Former Enterprise editor recalls time in Oconee

In April of 1968, news of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination was on the front page of every newspaper in the country. Every community mourned his loss and was equally devastated several months later when presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy was also murdered. Connie Ward Stewart was editor of Th

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

UPDATE: Baby taken from gas station in car found in Clayton County

Someone jumped into the car after the mother left it unattended at the QuikTrip in the 5000 block of Riverdale Road, police said. The person drove away and later put a 4-year-old on the side of the road at I-285 and Riverdale Road, according to police. The car was believed to be headed east on I-285


Mother:1-month-old baby left on side of road in freezing temperatures

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A 1-month-old baby taken in a stolen car was left in a car seat on the side of the road in freezing temperatures, her mother said. According to Clayton County Police, a 2009 black Chevy Equinox with Georgia temporary tag #45383002 was stolen from the QT gas station at 5390 Riv

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 03:31:00

Atlanta snow: Police have worked more than 90 auto accidents Wednesday

The Atlanta Police Department is urging people to stay off icy roads after it worked 93 traffic accidents between midnight and 11:10 a.m. Wednesday. Seven of the accidents involved injuries, including a case where an unidentified female APD officer was struck by a car Wednesday morning on the ice-sl

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-17 18:00:46

Gunman ambushes workers, robs restaurant

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police need your help to find a gunman who robbed a gentleman's club. Surveillance video shows the gunman surprising two workers as they left the establishment. The video shows two workers leaving the Rumors Gentleman's Club on Jonesboro Road on Dec. 21. Then, the gunman appear

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 01:24:31

Cops believe hypothermia caused 2 recent deaths in downtown Atlanta

In the past three weeks, Atlanta police have responded to two deaths they believe were caused by hypothermia. In each case, the bodies were found wrapped in blankets in downtown Atlanta. Police said the man and woman, found weeks apart within a mile of each other, were both homeless. The most rece

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:27

Officer struck by vehicle at Lenox released from hospital

An Atlanta Police Officer was struck by an SUV while investigating an accident Wednesday morning. According to Atlanta Police Sgt. John Chafee, several vehicles slid into each other on the ice that is coating Lenox Road, as it passes over Georgia 400. An officer was outside her police cruiser beginn

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 23:34:00

Snow falling across metro Atlanta, up to 3 inches possible in some areas

Snow is falling across metro Atlanta, making travel difficult for those who do need to use the roads. A winter weather advisory is in effect for all of north Georgia until Wednesday afternoon. Up to 2 or 3 inches of snowfall are possible. Severe Weather Team 2 is tracking the snow for live updates

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 10:24:32

Here's what we know will be closed in Atlanta due to weather Thursday

The snow had stopped falling by the time most intown Atlanta residents awoke Wednesday, but enough of it was left behind to disrupt the city's normal business practices. Expect more of the same on Thursday. Atlanta government offices and municipal courts will remain closed due to bad road condition

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-18 00:58:33

Beaver Dams man facing drug and criminal mischief charges

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A Beaver Dams man is behind bars, facing felony drug and criminal mischief charges. 37-year-old Kevin Quackenbush Jr. was arrested by Corning police following a foot pursuit through some backyards. During the chase, police say Quackenbush also damaged property of one of the

WETM - 2018-01-18 00:09:51

Auburn man who seriously injured couple in DWI crash resentenced for violating probation

AUBURN - When Peter Giacona was released from prison in August 2016, he was placed on probation in Cayuga County. But there were conditions he had to adhere to - and one was to abstain from drinking. In December, with less than a year left on probation, Giacona slipped up, Cayuga County District At

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 20:30:00

Owasco Lake inspector leaves post for soil and water district

The Owasco Lake Watershed Inspection Program is down to one inspector. Former Owasco Lake watershed inspector Tim Schneider accepted a new position as a countywide watershed inspector with the Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District at the beginning of the year. That means Owasco Lake wat

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-17 21:30:00

New car wash project in Auburn, Cayuga County considering financial assistance from IDAs

AUBURN - A proposed car wash project with a location in Auburn and another elsewhere in Cayuga County is considering applying for financial assistance through the Cayuga County and Auburn Industrial Development Agencies, less than a year after a different car wash project on was awarded assistance t

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-18 01:00:00