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TV crew films in downtown Villa Rica

Hollywood, or at least one Oscar winner, was in Villa Rica last week, as a production crew closed off a downtown street to film a scene for "Hap & Leonard," a highly rated show broadcast on Sundance TV. Louis Gossett Jr., who won the Academy Award in 1982 for his role in "An Officer and a Gentleman"

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Governor helps open state patrol facility in Villa Rica

Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday, Nov. 8 officially opened the new Georgia State Patrol Post 4 that will serve Carroll and Douglas counties. Over the past year, details surrounding the deplorable conditions at the post's former location in Villa Rica were brought before the Carroll County Board of Comm


Grab your cans, boxes, bags and wallet - Can-A-Thon is Tuesday

The Newnan Times-Herald Dr. David Gregory is gearing up for his first Can-A-Thon as director of the Coweta Community Food Pantry and One Roof. Thanksgiving has passed, and now folks at the Coweta Community Food Pantry and the Newnan Junior Service League are gearing up for the final stage of the

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:13:00

Store clerk shoots suspect during attempted armed robbery

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A store clerk shot an armed robber at a Douglasville, Ga., Chevron gas station. Located at 6590 E. Broad St./Bankhead Highway, the store clerk called 911 and told the dispatcher that the suspect pointed a handgun at him. The store clerk retrieved his own gun and shot the suspect

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-23 22:59:00

Gas station clerk turns the table on armed robbery suspect

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - An armed robbery suspect is in the hospital after police say a gas station clerk turned the tables on him. Surveillance cameras captured the shooting at the Chevron on Bankhead Highway in Douglasville late Wednesday night. Video shows a man walk into the store with his hands in h

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-23 21:03:08

Local newspaper family's progenitor helped move stone to UWG

The Newnan Times-Herald James J. Thomasson Chief William McIntosh's stepping stone became a symbol of West Georgia College because of the efforts of a Carroll County newspaperman whose family now owns and runs The Newnan Times-Herald. James Jefferson Thomasson was editor of The Carroll County T

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:19:00

McIntosh descendant visits as stone moves back to Whitesburg park

Photos courtesy Gary Leftwich, University of West Georgia Daryl Johnson, McIntosh Reserve park manager, left, talks with Gary McIntosh, a descendant of Chief William McIntosh. Beyond them is the recreation of Chief McIntosh's 1820s residence. The stepping stone used by Chief William McIntosh and

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:35:00

Whitesburg churches serve more by combining as one

Eight Whitesburg churches with a common goal of providing more outreach opportunities have formed a coalition. And it started with a simple food pantry operated by the Methodist Church. The Whitesburg Area Christian Ministries is focusing on identifying the needs of area residents, and to provide op

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:59:00

Meet Fairview's New Neighbors, the Nelsons

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Chris and Barb Nelson are new to the Fairview community after having moved into the Middle Tennessee area seven years ago. Happy to settle and call Fairview home, the couple recently transformed one of Fairview's older homes into a beautiful modern property. Tra

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-24 20:00:07

Fairview Non-Profits Giving Thanks for City Funding

In the season of Thanksgiving, several Fairview area non-profits are counting their blessings - and those include additional funding this year from the City of Fairview. The recent move by the city to distribute funds to area non-profits has been applauded by many, especially those working the front

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-22 23:01:31

Overturned tractor trailer on I-40 East in Fairview causes major backup

An overturned tractor trailer was reported around 1:20 a.m. at exit 182 on I-40 East between the Dickson-Williamson County line. The Tennessee Department of Transportation and Tennessee Highway Patrol are on the scene. It is not expected to clear until 6:30 a.m., with the right lane closed.


Police Seek Man In East Nashville Murder

NASHVILLE, TN -- Metro Police are searching for a 40-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of Horace Whitley near the James Cayce Homes Tuesday. The body of Whitley, 39, was found in a treeline near the Martha O'Bryan Center around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, an hour after a shots-fired ca

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:52:46

Funeral Services Planned For Mel Tillis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Funeral services have been planned for country music star Mel Tillis who passed away at the age of 85. Reports stated Tillis died in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 19 from suspected respiratory failure. Tillis had a lengthy struggle to regain his health and battled in

WTVF - 2017-11-24 00:48:32

More than 1,000 people will enjoy a Merridee's pie at Thanksgiving dinner

Merridee's Breadbasket head baker Brittany Carter and operations manager Amy McGee greeted customers under a white tent behind the popular down-home restaurant Wednesday. They set up the tent as an extra check-out area outside to accommodate the Thanksgiving rush. Customers lined up at the tent to

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-23 20:57:00

Christmas parades start this weekend across Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - There's nothing like a Christmas parade to usher in the holiday season. From small town to big city, there's a parade for everyone across Middle Tennessee. We will update this list through the season so check back for new dates and locations.Nashville Christmas Parade, sta

WKRN - 2017-11-23 16:00:18

Taking stock at Thanksgiving - Editorial by Al Clark

The word "stock," is derived from the Old English stoc(c) meaning a stump, stake, post, or log, originally from the Old Norse word for treetrunk, stokker, according to dictionaries from the Oxford University Press. Of course, over time it has come to mean much more in today's English, such as the go

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 15:01:00

A Sugar Land Holiday Light Show to Make Clark Griswold Proud

It's our annual holiday nightmare, pulling boxes of stringed lights out of storage only to find a tangled, garbled mess. Gremlins have been busy, obvs, but imagine the horror when the folks over at Constellation Field pull out 2.5 million lights for their annual holiday spectacular. "Oh my goodness.

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Kroger expands grocery delivery service in time for Thanksgiving

Kroger has expanded its ClickList Delivery service to 29 area stores in time for holiday grocery shopping. The company, which has more than 100 stores in the local market, introduced its ClickList online ordering program for curbside pickup last year. It began testing delivery in three area stores a


Couture for the Cause reschedules event

Staff report In light of the Hurricane Harvey recovery and rebuilding efforts, the Couture for the Cause Chairs and the American Cancer Society rescheduled their fall "Garden Glitz" even to April 14. Emceed by Ryan Chase of 104.1 KRBE's Roula and Ryan Show, this year's theme is "Garden Glitz." The e


Rosenberg Christmas Nights has new surprises in store

Staff report Published 6:00 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Rosenberg may rarely get snow, but that doesn't mean the city won't be having wintertime fun at Rosenberg Christmas Nights. The event is free and presented by the Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Rosenberg Main Stre