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Madison man dies in wreck outside Bishop

An 80-year-old Madison man died last Thursday morning in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 441 just south of Oconee Baptist Church of Bishop. Oconee County Coroner Ed Carson identified the man as Bobby Alan Ray. Ray was traveling north on U.S. 441 on his way to a doctor's appointment, said Carson. A

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Woman says 2 men followed, beat, tried to rape her

A woman said two men assaulted and attempted to rape her while she was walking home, Athens police said. The woman said she left the Golden Pantry store on West Broad Street on Sunday and encountered two men in the parking lot of the Hilltop Grille, police spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez said in a news


Georgia law enforcement troll recent weather conditions

It's not very often Georgia experiences snowfall so, of course, it's been out of the ordinary we've garnered multiple inches over the last month. Since Georgians aren't used to the snowy weather, local law enforcement has to put out reminders to its constituents. Thankfully they have a sense of humo

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 21:16:00

Man dies in house fire Wednesday morning

An 80-year-old Jefferson man died in a house fire Wednesday, Jan. 17. The fire happened around 10:15 a.m. at a home on Ivey Street. Jefferson Fire Chief Mark Duke said the body was found near the front door. The name of the victim hasn't yet been released. The Georgia Fire Marshal was expected to

JACKSONHERALDTODAY.COM - 2018-01-17 18:03:09

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Weekend Dacula Mobile Home Fire

DACULA, GA - One man died and another was seriously injured during a mobile home fire in Dacula over the weekend in the 2000 block of Fence Road, NE. Firefighters responded Saturday, at 1:32 p.m., to a passerby report of a mobile home fire with a person trapped inside and flames coming from the home

PATCH - 2018-01-16 14:21:45

Armed Robber With 333 Tattoo On Face Arrested: Gwinnett Police

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A Duluth man, with a 333 tattoo on his face, has been arrested and charged with one count of criminal attempt to commit robbery after police say he used a silver handgun to demand $300 from employees at the QuikTrip at 1055 Old Peachtree Road in unincorporated Lawrenceville, Dec.

PATCH - 2018-01-17 13:32:31

Gainesville Police warning of jury duty scams

With a new year comes a new crop of scammers trying to get personal information over the telephone. Gainesville Police are warning of a scam involving someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, sometimes called "Deputy Shoemaker," about an outstanding warrant for missing jury duty. The scamme

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:30:00

Man helps those stranded on icy South Hall roads

David Talpes' Wednesday morning joyride on his RZR 1000 UTV turned into a daylong mission to get people home and get cars off the road. Having moved to the Flowery Branch area six months ago,Talpes said he loved the friendly neighborhood feeling and wanted to get involved. "(My wife Alina) goes,'Wel

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-18 03:43:00

Home invader injures couple - Oconee Enterprise: News

A Mars Hill family that was victim to a home invasion Jan. 13 suffered strikes to the head, according to an Oconee County Sheriff's Office incident report. A 911 recording made around 5 a.m. had audible screams of the victims and the suspect. When deputies arrived at the front of the house, the sus

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Man escapes flipped car - Oconee Enterprise: News

A two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of Hog Mountain and Daniells Bridge roads at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, with one of the vehicles flipping on the side of the road. Georgia State Patrol, Oconee Fire Rescue and Oconee County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene. The driver

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Police report -1-17-18; Someone reported being harassed via social media.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-01-17 00:42:16

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

METTERADVERTISER.COM - 2018-01-17 14:48:00

School Bus crash on Highway 25 at bypass in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25 at the bypass. Law enforcement says It appears that a vehicle pulled out in front of the school bus. The sheriff's department says there are several students on the school bus but most ju

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 23:53:44

Johnny Ray Kimball, 63

Halei Lamb | January 17, 2018 10:40 am Funeral services for Johnny Ray Kimball, 63, of Twin City, were held Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church in Garfield with Elder Sam Bowen and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery beside hi

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 10:40:05

Miss Pitts and Mr. Mosley to Exchange Vows

Harrison and Hope Pitts of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss LaPortia V. Pitts, to Andrew T. Mosley. The future groom is the son of Ray and Odean Mosley of Portal. The bride-elect is a 2006 honor graduate of Emanuel County Institute. S

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 11:11:36

Former Enterprise editor recalls time in Oconee

In April of 1968, news of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination was on the front page of every newspaper in the country. Every community mourned his loss and was equally devastated several months later when presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy was also murdered. Connie Ward Stewart was editor of Th

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

UPDATE: Baby taken from gas station in car found in Clayton County

Someone jumped into the car after the mother left it unattended at the QuikTrip in the 5000 block of Riverdale Road, police said. The person drove away and later put a 4-year-old on the side of the road at I-285 and Riverdale Road, according to police. The car was believed to be headed east on I-285


Mother:1-month-old baby left on side of road in freezing temperatures

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A 1-month-old baby taken in a stolen car was left in a car seat on the side of the road in freezing temperatures, her mother said. According to Clayton County Police, a 2009 black Chevy Equinox with Georgia temporary tag #45383002 was stolen from the QT gas station at 5390 Riv

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-18 03:31:00

Atlanta snow: Police have worked more than 90 auto accidents Wednesday

The Atlanta Police Department is urging people to stay off icy roads after it worked 93 traffic accidents between midnight and 11:10 a.m. Wednesday. Seven of the accidents involved injuries, including a case where an unidentified female APD officer was struck by a car Wednesday morning on the ice-sl

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-17 18:00:46

Gunman ambushes workers, robs restaurant

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Police need your help to find a gunman who robbed a gentleman's club. Surveillance video shows the gunman surprising two workers as they left the establishment. The video shows two workers leaving the Rumors Gentleman's Club on Jonesboro Road on Dec. 21. Then, the gunman appear

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-17 01:24:31