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Fire chief offers Thanksgiving safety tips

TIFTON - Tifton Fire Chief Bobby Bennett would like for everyone to be safety conscious this Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving by the numbers: Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,760 h

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 20:00:00

Jennifer 'Taylor' Lane & Jared Coody

FARGO - Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lane of Fargo, Ga., and Ms. Jennifer Joyner Lane of Tifton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer "Taylor" Lane of Homerville, to Jared Coody, of Lake Park, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Coody of Lake Park. The wedding will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 16, 2017


Life Saver: Naloxone preventing overdose deaths

Derrek Vaughn | The Valdosta Daily TimesGov. Nathan Deal signed a measure allowing all first responders, such as EMS, police officers and firefighters, to carry an overdose reversal drug called naloxone, which is often sold as a nasal spray called Narcan. This is the fifth part of a month-long look


Education foundation honors 10 teachers

Jimmy Cargle, center, was one of the 10 teachers honored by the Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence.Submitted TIFTON - The Tift County Foundation for Educational Excellence (TCFEE) surprised 10 of Tift County's finest educators Nov. 13. According to a press release, the teachers "teare

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 17:36:00

Omega woman dies in one-car crash

OMEGA - An Omega woman was killed in a single-car accident on Sunday afternoon when she was thrown from the overturning vehicle. Phyllis Pritchett, 54, was driving east on Moultrie-Lenox Road at about 3:54 p.m. when the accident occurred, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Pritchett's 2005 Chevr

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 23:01:00

Holiday safety: Avoid being a victim of holiday crime

Thanksgiving through the Christmas holidays is traditionally the time of the year crime dramatically increases, but the Sylvester Police Department wants to make sure you do not become a victim this season. The holidays are a time of happiness, shopping and unfortunately theft. Sylvester's Assistant

WALB 10 - 2017-11-22 03:23:01

Take care not to advertise items thieves want

The Sylvester Police Department says that when we're thinking about having Happy Holidays, thieves are thinking about ripping us off. But there are things you can do to avoid becoming a victim of theft during the holidays. Follow these tips- Don't leave valuables in plain view inside of your vehicle

WALB 10 - 2017-11-20 20:13:56

Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 21:14:00

Hackettstown driver hits 6 cars, steals from QuickChek, cops say

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Hackettstown woman was caught with heroin and Oxycodone after damaging six cars and stealing from QuickChek, police said. At about 9:52 a.m. Sunday, Hackettstown Police responded to Peter Drive for a report of a 2006 Jeep that hit several cars before fleeing the

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-20 21:10:56

Hackettstown store sells Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $143K

HACKETTSTOWN -- A lottery ticket sold in Hackettstown will make someone $142,937 richer after it matched all five numbers drawn from the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot on Sunday. The ticket was sold at Sunrise Convenience Store, located at 195 Main St., according to the New Jersey Lottery. Winning number

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-20 23:20:00

Hackettstown woman faces charges after multiple cars damaged

HACKETTSTOWN -- A 58-year-old township woman is facing drug-related and shoplifting charges after a car struck six parked cars before stopping at a QuickChek convenience store. Linda Harris was charged with possession of heroin; possession of Oxycodone without prescription; possession of drug para

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-20 23:10:00

Hackettstown Elks Lodge Support Homeless Veterans

On Saturday November 18th Hackettstown Elks Lodge #2331 and the Shop Rite of Washington NJ united to support Homeless Veterans. The Elks Lodge spearheaded the local charity event to meet and interact with local residence as they bagged groceries for donations to support those who served our country

PATCH - 2017-11-21 11:30:25

Woman Hit 6 Parked Cars, Shoplifted Dog Food: Hackettstown Police

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - A woman hit six parked cars and shoplifted magazines and dog food before getting arrested over the weekend, Hackettstown police said. Linda Harris, 58, of Hackettstown, was allegedly intoxicated Sunday morning when she hit multiple cars along Peter Drive. Police say Harris hit si

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:28:06

Hackettstown mayor sees good news in Mars plans

HACKETTSTOWN -- Rumors have begun to circulate that a recent announcement by the Mars candy company could have regional implications for the organization's national headquarters in Hackettstown. Mayor Maria DiGiovanni said that while it may likely be true that the company is looking to expand, the


Police cleared in fatal King of Prussia Mall garage shooting

NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU / YC.NEWSUpper Merion police respond to a parking garage at the King of Prussia Mall after officers shot an armed carjacking suspect who tried to mow them down in a stolen vehicle on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. Joseph A. Gambardello is online breaking news editor. A former wire servi

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-20 12:22:00

Stores open Thanksgiving Day but others opt out

It's that time of year where faithful and brave shoppers head out after their Thanksgiving meal or rise before the sun on Black Friday and descend upon their favorite store, eager to nab that special gift on sale. Other shoppers are not quite as antsy to leave the house, choosing to shop when crow

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-22 08:01:00

Ballet Etudes goes pro by hiring Huntington Beach's Evan Strand as the Cavalier in its Nutcracker

Professional dancer Evan Strand, 29, top is shown with dancer Shirley Tang in Huntington Beach on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Strand will be playing role of the Cavalier opposite and Shirley Tang, as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Huntington Beach Academy of Dance's Ballet Etudes production of the "Nutcrack

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-21 20:21:31

How did 2 brothers end up dead with gunshot wounds in their Huntington Beach apartment? Police have made 'no determination'

Huntington Beach police detectives are still investigating the circumstances leading to the deaths of two brothers whose bodies were found with gunshot wounds in their apartment on Taft Lane over the weekend. Police responded to the 15700 block of Taft at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday after receiving a med

LA TIMES - 2017-11-22 00:45:00

Two brothers found fatally shot in Huntington Beach apartment

Two brothers were found dead from gunshot wounds in a Huntington Beach apartment Sunday afternoon. The circumstances of their deaths remain under investigation, authorities said. Police responded to a medical emergency call from the apartment in the 15700 block of Taft Lane at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday

LA TIMES - 2017-11-21 15:50:00

Father Gets Six Years in Prison for Beating Up Huntington Beach Cop

Darryl Headrick pleaded guilty on Friday to assaulting an on-duty Huntington Beach policeman last year during a routine bicycle stop. A judge sentenced the 60-year-old Surf City resident to six years in state prison for a felony count of aggravated assault and misdemeanor count of resisting an offic

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-11-21 15:00:00