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TFC announces two new trustees

Wilkinson, a Republican, currently serves the Georgia General Assembly as the state senator from the 50th district.

THETOCCOARECORD.COM - 2018-08-20 13:33:20

Clarkesville, Cornelia McDonald’s part of ongoing $6 billion modernization effort

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NORTHEASTERN GEORGIAN - 2018-08-20 15:37:01

Arrests made after more than 2 dozen bullets fly in apartment shooting

Ballistics experts are examining 29 shell casings recovered from a drive-by shooting at a Milledgeville apartment complex early Saturday.Baldwin County sheriff’s deputies were called to Milledgeville Manor at 1498 South Jefferson Street where three vehicles and an apartment were hit by gunfire at ab

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-20 10:20:00

Former Anderson police officer accused of grabbing woman's behind is in court today

The civil suit against Lawyer Scott, the Anderson Police Department and the city comes at a turbulent time for the law enforcement agency. Between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, four police officers left the agency because of firings and resignations that came during two separate internal-affairs investigation

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2018-08-20 12:21:00

Cobb animal adoption center reports successful “Clear the Shelters Day”

There may be a few more wagging tails and purring cats in Cobb County this week.Saturday marked the fourth annual Clear the Shelters Day, a nationwide event where animal shelters waive all adoption fees with the aim of giving permanent homes to all shelter animals.Best Friends Animal Society in sout

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 22:35:00

Prisoner’s suit over treatment leads to $1.5M settlement against state

The attorneys for a woman incarcerated at Arrendale State Prison in Alto said she laid on the floor of a segregation cell “not eating” and “verbally unresponsive for three days.”The state of Georgia agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by attorneys for Mollianne Fischer, who is now


Gainesville mother charged after 3-year-old left in car for 3 hours

A Gainesville woman was accused of child cruelty four days after her 3-year-old son was left in a car unattended for roughly three hours, according to authorities.Investigators took out a warrant on Alejandra Suarez, 26, for second-degree child cruelty Friday, Aug. 17. She was arrested Sunday, Aug.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-20 12:43:00

Deputy released from hospital following weekend wreck

The deputies were responding to a call in a single vehicle when another vehicle turned left in front of them, said Master Deputy Jason Cox, of the Sheriff's Office.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-08-20 15:31:00

Conditions of 2 Greenville County deputies injured in weekend collision improving, deputies say

Greenville, S.C. —Two deputies hurt in a collision early Sunday morning are recovering from their injuries, the Greenville County Sheriff's Office said Monday.The crash was reported in front of the QT on White Horse Road and Pendleton Street.AdvertisementThey said the deputies were responding to a c

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-20 12:34:00

C. Martinez says he feels good

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez reacts after a ball was called on a pitch in the third inning during a game between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Photo by David Carson,dcarson@post-dispatch.comDavid Carson


19 industrial prospects eyeing Bamberg County, official says

BAMBERG – Since the beginning of 2018, Bamberg County has 19 potential development projects eyeing its properties, a Southern Carolina Alliance official reported at Bamberg County Council's Aug. 13 meeting.Regional cooperation model: RMC ER center wins top award among countiesKay Maxwell, vice presi

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 02:00:00

STOVALL: Ode to McDonalds, my dad and the high school football season

As of Friday, my trips to McDonalds in Covington will now take on a completely different meaning — at least for the next three or four months, anyway.A little while ago, as the baseball season was winding down, I took a trip to McDonalds on Hwy 278 — not my first trip there, mind you. But for some r

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-08-19 13:24:00

Explosion at Homerville coffee shop sends 3 employees to the hospital

HOMERVILLE, Ga. — Authorities are investigating a case of possible arson after an explosion at a Georgia coffee shop sent three people to the hospital.The Georgia Department of Insurance said it happened Friday, Aug. 17 at the Coffee Corner shop in Homerville.The intensity of blast collapsed several


‘Old Joe’ Confederate statue protest slated today in Gainesville

Old Joe stands in the center of the downtown square of Gainesville, Ga. Called Old Joe by locals, the soldier wears a belt buckle emblazoned with the initials "CSA" for Confederate States of America and boasts a plaque declaring he is dedicated to "Southern Convictions." (AP Photo/The Times, Paula


Could there be a compromise over a long-standing Confederate statue in Gainesville?

GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- The battle over Confederate statues continues in Georgia. Now, a famous statue in Hall County is under scrutiny, but organizers to a protest on Saturday believe they have a solution that can solve the controversy.The preparation for the protest lasted longer than the protest itse


2 deputies injured after collision in Greenville County

Collision occurred on White Horse RoadGreenville CountyGreenville, S.C. —The Greenville County Sheriff's Office said two deputies were injured in a collision early Sunday morning.The crash occurred in front of the QT on White Horse Road and Pendleton Street.AdvertisementThey said the deputies were r

WYFF4.COM - 2018-08-19 09:10:00

Gas station selling fuel for .76 today

"As part of the fun, the first 100 attendees at the noon hour will be able to fill up their tanks with regular unleaded gas at the discounted price of $0.76 per gallon," according to theCherokee County Chamber of Commerce.


Drugs disguised as candy found during traffic stop in Upstate, police chief says

Antonio Mardequez Brown, of Greenville, was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol and trafficking marijuana.


Water issues dominate city workshop

CLAYTON — Water issues topped the Clayton City Council’s workshop on Tuesday, with one city water customer letting councilmembers know ...Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news from The Clayton Tribune. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


Georgia removes limits on tolls for express lanes

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