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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


Hall's Minit Mart to fill vacant positions

Halei Lamb | January 18, 2018 2:19 pm Hall's Minit Mart, located at 2778 US-80 in Twin City, is looking to hire two part-time cashiers. Considered employees must be at least 18 years of age and willing to work flexible hours and locations. Hall's owns one location in Swainsboro, two in Twin City, an


Two earn academic honors at MGSU

Middle Georgia State University (MGS) recently announced its president's list and dean's list for Fall 2017. Students on the president's list maintained a grade point average of at least 3.8. The dean's list includes students who maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average. Students must take a ce

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 10:00:56

Expect roadblocks on I-16 in Bulloch County this Sunday

STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia DOT announced Georgia Power will have intermittent rolling roadblocks on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday, Jan. 21 between 7 a.m.-noon . Traffic impacts will occur between milepost 114 and milepost 121 in Bulloch County during rolling roadblock. All work is wea


Wrestlers fall in first home match

With dwindling numbers and just two more matches before the Area 2AA Traditional Tournament, the SCHS wrestlers of Coach Matthew Sheley hosted Calvary Day and Swainsboro in duals matches Tuesday afternoon at the Harold Lee Scott Gymnasium. The team was scheduled for a duals match at Statesboro High


Women's Committee donates to Swainsboro Primary School

Students in Kim Hooks' second grade class will be learning more about where their food comes from while they work in their new planting beds. With a grant from the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation For Agriculture, Emanuel County Farm Bureau Women's Committee provided three planting beds for Swai


William Quentin Lerwick, 67

Halei Lamb | January 17, 2018 10:33 am Memorial services for William Quentin Lerwick, 67, of Rincon will be held Thursday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.


Mamie Dekle to retire after 40 years serving others

What does someone do who has gotten up and gone to work at Concerted Services Inc. every day since May 15, 1978, and has now officially retired effective Dec. 29, 2017? For Mamie Dekle, the answer is simple. "I'm going to volunteer!" But first, Mamie has one more duty left from her job as Candler


Teen shot, killed in his front yard identified

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A north Charlotte teen was killed Saturday morning in his front yard, according to police. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say they responded to the 2400 block of Carmine St. around 12:01 am for reports of a person shot. When officers arrived, they located Jarquavise Demo

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-20 22:19:00

1 dead after crash in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police say one person has died after a crash that happened early Saturday morning in east Charlotte. The crash happened on Shamrock Drive at 6:13 a.m. Shamrock Drive is closed in both directions due to the crash. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte- Mecklenburg P

WCNC - 2018-01-20 16:32:00

Fatal car crash in east Charlotte shuts down both lanes of travel

A fatal car crash has shut down both lanes of traffic in east Charlotte Saturday morning. The crash occurred at 6:13 a.m. in the 3200 block of Shamrock Drive. Officials have confirmed that one person has died from injuries related to the crash. The cause of the crash is not known at this time.

WBTV - 2018-01-20 13:34:38

Teen shot, killed in north Charlotte, CMPD says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police is are investigating a homicide after a teenager was shot and killed outside his home early Saturday morning. CMPD responded to a call in the 2400 block of Carmine Street around midnight. Upon arrival, officers found 16-year-old Jarquavise White in the

WCNC - 2018-01-21 00:53:00

One Dead After Single Car Wreck In East Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - One person is dead following a single-car accident in east Charlotte Saturday morning. The CMPD says the accident occurred around 6:13 a.m. on Saturday, January 20th. Christian Lee McCullar, 23, died as a result of injuries sustained in the wreck. Authorities say McCullar was speed

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-20 21:11:19

Police Investigating After Man Shot And Killed In Front Yard In North Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The CMPD is investigating a homicide after a man was shot to death in his front yard early Saturday morning. On Saturday, January 20, 2018, just after midnight, CMPD Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the 2400 block of Carmine Street in north Charlotte. Family members tol

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-20 15:36:18

Kannapolis man charged with strangulation, gun assault, child abuse

Details of the incident have not been released, but a Kannapolis man has been jailed on a long list of charges. Billy Ray Nelson, 26, was arrested by deputies with the Rowan Sheriff's Office on Friday. Nelson is charged with assault by strangulation, assault by pointing a gun, communicating threats,

WBTV - 2018-01-20 14:40:30

Suspect sought in Mooresville jewelry store theft

Add digital to your current Wednesday & Sunday Print Home Delivery (This is a request for digital to be added to your current print subscrption and 3 days for processing grace) Authorities said a woman tried on a piece of jewelry at a Mooresville store and walked out without paying for it. The incid

MOORESVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-20 16:59:00

Jamestown firefighters battle another blaze

Submitted Photo A fire heavily damaged a Jamestown residence Friday night. The fire was reported after 9 p.m. at 24 Phillips St., at the intersection of Falconer Street. Off-shift firefighters were summoned to help douse the blaze. Two city fire investigators were called as well. The cause of the fi

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Rick Huber Looks Back On Time At MHA

Huber, former MHA executive director, said the time he spent at the organization taught him a lot, but he doesn't feel like he did anything special - he just opened the door. "I had three rules: love God, love yourself and love everyone who comes through the door," he said. "That's the three rules

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Driver apprehended after crashing car into east Erie house

The incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Erie police on Saturday afternoon apprehended the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a house in the 300 block of Wilson Street and then fled the scene. The man crashed his vehicle into the house, causing damage to the front porch, before he fled the scene

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:40:31

Dunkirk Mayor Lauds Progress, Admits There's More To Do

Wilfred Rosas DUNKIRK - Dunkirk City Mayor Wilfred Rosas delivered a succinct, efficient and promising State of the City address Friday afternoon in front of a packed house of officials and members of the public. The overall theme of the mayor's speech seemed to echo his style of leadership, which i

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 08:00:00