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Qualifying open, dates set for District 26 special election

Qualifying and election dates have been set to fill the unexpired term of former District 26 state Rep. Geoff Duncan. Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced on Wednesday that qualifying for the seat, which represents west and northwest Forsyth, will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. this Wednesday and Thursday

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:19:00

FEMA charters cruise ship to house National Guard in St. Thomas

A former Carnival Cruise Line ship is on its way to St. Thomas to house members of the National Guard helping with hurricane relief. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has chartered the 750-room Grand Celebration to serve as a floating hotel for the National Guard through the latter hal

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 04:06:50

Taste what Clarkesville has to offer Sept. 30

Restaurants, wineries and local entertainment will fill the historic downtown Clarkesville square for the 8th annual A Taste of Clarkesville. The town's premier fall event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 30. "Local restaurants will be offering visitors a sampling of what they do best, whic

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-20 17:26:00

The Latest: UN frees $10 million for Hurricane Irma aid

MIAMI (AP) - The latest on tropical weather in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The United Nations has released $10 million from its emergency fund for humanitarian efforts to help tens of thousands of people in the Caribbean needing help after Hurricane Irma. U.N. humani

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 00:48:04

Tallulah Falls undertakes water projects

TALLULAH FALLS - After years of planning, the Town of Tallulah Falls is beginning a project to improve its water ...Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news from The Clayton Tribune. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! TALLULAH FALLS - After years of planning, the Town

THE CLAYTON TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

VIDEO: Implosion brings down boilers at Plant Branch

After thick dark clouds of dust cleared the air from Saturday's implosions at Georgia Power Company's Plant Branch, the impact of a series of blasts there was obvious as shown in this particular photograph. After thick dark clouds of dust cleared the air from Saturday's implosions at Georgia Power C

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

Wood River man drowns after falling from dock at Alton Marina

A Wood River man drowned after he fell from a dock at the Alton Marina, the Madison County Coroner said Monday. Michael J. Karlas, 43, was underwater 8-10 minutes after his fall into the Mississippi River on Saturday evening, Coroner Stephen Nonn said. Karlas was pulled from the water by rescuers an

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 21:54:00

South Carolina has 11 West Nile virus cases

COLUMBIA (AP) - State health officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said in a news release Wednesday that one person died in Anderson County last month. Human cases were foun

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 20:16:03

Incident during movie leads to attack

A woman said she was attacked after she told two women to "shut up" when they were talking during a movie. The woman told a deputy with the Banks County Sheriff's Office that she told the two women to "shut up" at a cinema at Banks Crossing. She said that after the movie, when she went to the bat

BANKSNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-09-20 13:56:44

Gubernatorial hopeful wants Nicholson as running mate, forgets to tell him

A former Democratic Anderson City councilman running for governor said he wants longtime Greenwood lawmaker Floyd Nicholson as his running mate. But 68-year-old Phil Cheney of Fair Play might have difficulty filling out the ticket. "Who?" Nicholson asked when a reporter broke the news to the surpris

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 15:13:00

Greenville County resident among 11 West Nile cases confirmed so far this summer

Eleven cases of West Nile virus in people have been confirmed so far this summer, including in Greenville and Anderson counties, state health officials reported Wednesday. Human cases have also been confirmed in Beaufort, Horry, Richland, Union and York counties, the state Department of Health and E

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:16:19

BorgWarner Inc. to expand Upstate facility

A manufacturer automotive powertrains is expanding its facility in the Upstate. BorgWarner Inc. is investing $71.9 million and creating more than 160 new jobs at its plant in Oconee County. It is the company's third expansion to its Seneca plant since 2013. "Through their strong commitment to qualit

GSABUSINESS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Deputies: Upstate convicted felon arrested on multiple charges after evading arrest, possessing handgun

An Easley man was arrested over the weekend on multiple charges, including one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Deputies say 34-year-old Michael Troy Bradshaw was charged with two counts of petit larceny, and one count each of receiving stolen goods, possession of a stolen vehi

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-19 01:49:00

Clayton ACT average score drops slightly

JONESBORO - The Georgia Department of Education released school-level average ACT results this week. A total of 1,199 students in Clayton County took the test, resulting in a composite score of 17.8 in 2017. The district average in 2016 was 17.9, with 1,330 students taking the test. The county's ave

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 19:59:00

Muldawer exhibit at Arts Clayton Gallery

The exhibit "Through the Eyes of an Architect" by Paul Muldawer is on display at Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro. (Staff Photo: Heather Middleton) 3D Kinetic Art created by Paul Muldawer is part of the new exhibit at Arts Clayton Gallery. (Staff Photo: Heather Middleton) Paul Muldawer created a se

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 19:15:00

BorgWarner to add 160 jobs, invest $71.9M at its Seneca plant

SENECA - All-wheel-drive automotive supplier BorgWarner Inc. will invest $71.9 million at its plant in Oconee County, a move that will add 160 new jobs there by year's end. The company's Wednesday announcement marked BorgWarner's fourth - and largest - expansion in Seneca in five years. In 2012, the

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:18:11

Georgia Is Becoming A Global Destination For Jobs

The Georgia Department of Economic Development's (GDEcD) Global Commerce Division helped create a total of 30,309 new jobs during FY 17, generating a record-breaking $6.33 billion in investments. This growth is a result of the expansion or relocation of 377 companies covering every region of the sta

GPB - 2017-09-20 17:49:40

Puppy mill dogs picked up by Georgia English Bulldog Rescue

SOUTH FULTON, GA - Dozens of dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Fulton County on Monday were picked up by an animal rescue organization on Wednesday afternoon. The Georgia English Bulldog Rescue took 18 of 38 dogs that were confiscated from a puppy mill located at 4401 Commerce Circle. "It's super e

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 21:25:39

Mother of Tucker Hipps asks public to join her in prayer on 3rd anniversary of his death

Subscribed, but don't have a login? On the third anniversary of Tucker Hipps' death, his mother is asking the public to join her and pray for all students affected by hazing on college campuses. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Cindy Hipps asked community members to meet her at Tucker Hipps' cross on

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:29:14

Rescue group gets dogs seized from alleged puppy mill

SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - More than two dozen dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill are now getting help. Fulton County animal control officers seized 38 bulldogs Monday from a warehouse on Commerce Circle. Rescue group Georgia English Bulldog Rescue said 18 of the dogs are now going to foster ho

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-20 19:47:06