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Deputies led on 2 separate car chases in the same night

WALTON CO., GA - Walton County Sheriff's Office were involved in two car chases with drivers who were under the influence and underage. Deputies were attempting to stop a vehicle on Highway 138 that was not maintaining its lane. The driver attempted to get away and accelerated through Monroe and e

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-19 09:43:43

Accident That Killed Irma Evacuees Claims 3rd Life | Patch PM

The third victim in a pedestrian collision that killed a Hurricane Irma evacuee and her baby has died. Kathy Deming, 61, of Marietta, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, nearly two weeks after she was hospitalized following the accident, the Cherokee Sheriff's Office confirmed to Patch. Florida evacuees Kaitlin

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:57:43

Councilmember Kwanza Hall Will Join Family of Hosea Williams to Dedicate Mural at Studioplex

District 2 Councilmember Kwanza Hall will join members of the family of Hosea Williams on Thursday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. to dedicate a new mural in Williams' honor. Created by visual artist Fabian Williams, the fluorescent, glow-in-the-dark mural is installed at Studioplex on Airline Street NE

ATLANTA DAILY WORLD - 2017-09-19 14:02:29

Cartersville's Barnett commits to Auburn

Cartersville junior pitcher Mason Barnett announced his commitment to Auburn Monday, following in the footsteps of current Tigers pitcher and Canes alum Elliott Anderson and Cartersville seniors Anthony Seigler and Devin Warner, both of whom are also committed to Auburn. "I'm really relieved, if tha

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

County Fair Now Open | Snellville Mayor Turns Self In | Free Debris Pickup After Irma: Gwinnett County News

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Here are some of the past week's top news posts from the Gwinnett County Patch sites. You can scroll through the headlines below and click on the links. Share your local news, events and photographs by clicking "+" at the top of any page, or email Patch editor Doug Gross at doug.

PATCH - 2017-09-17 15:02:37

ON THE MARKET: Grayson estate priced at $1.75M claims to be floor plan of Abraham Lincoln's family

This five bedroom and five bathroom estate off Pinehurst Road in Grayson is priced at $1,750,000. The 6,000 square-foot home claims to be a replica floor plan belonging to a member of Abraham Lincoln's family. The gated, all-brick home sits on 12.49 acres and features a large great room that opens t

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-18 00:00:00

NCSO investigating shooting death of man

COVINGTON - The Newton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old Covington man that occurred on Sept. 14. Jordan Wooten was dropped off at Piedmont Newton Hospital around noon on Thursday with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead soon after arriving at the hospi


Cops: Gwinnett woman charged after claiming stepdad killed himself

Sandra Christine Olver has been charged in the shooting death of her stepfather, Thomas Hall Gaines, Lilburn police said. Police were called to the home where Gaines and Olver lived on Thursday. Gaines had been shot in the face, according to a police report. He was pronounced dead after being trans


Two injured in school bus crash with SUV

COVINGTON - A Newton County school bus driver and the driver of an SUV were injured Monday morning in a collision, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. There were no children on the bus at the time of the accident. According to the NCSO, the accident occurred at Ga. Highway 142 and Airpo


Cops have no leads on newborn baby abandoned in DeKalb

Weeks later, Chamblee police still need help in the case of a newborn boy found abandoned at a Buford Highway clinic. Capt. Ernesto Ford said Monday the agency has no leads and needs the public's help finding the parents or whoever left the child. The boy was found late last month at Family Medical


Good News! Shaq Surprises Local Police | Scholarship Semifinalists| County Fairs Open

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PATCH - 2017-09-17 14:18:43

Kitchen Inspections Sept. 13- Sept. 15

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Sept. 13-15 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food service establishments are given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: "A" (90-100), "B" (80-89), "C" (70-79), "U" 69 and below. Inspections (frequen

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-17 05:59:00

Suspect in weekend shooting in SW Atlanta surrenders

Hours after authorities released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in southwest Atlanta, the suspect surrendered at the police department's Zone 4 precinct. Brodrick Davis, 39, was charged Monday with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the c

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-19 17:25:35

Flagpole Premieres: Elf Power, 'Cycling Aimlessly' Video

Local indie-rock stalwarts Elf Power are riding high after releasing Twitching in Time, a career highlight, back in May. Following a summer tour with Tobin Sprout, the band is settling back in to Athens life and ushering in autumn with an animated collage video for Twitching in Time gem "Cycling Aim

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:02:00

Renowned UGA Professor LeAnne Howe will present American Indian scholar Daniel Justice for annual AIR talk

LeAnne Howe, American Indian scholar and Edison Distinguished professor at the University of Georgia, will present her third annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) talks on Sept. 21 at 4:15 p.m. The event, which was previously held in the Miller Learning Center, will take place in the M. Smith Grif

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

Woman on trial for death of Ashley Block requests change of trial venue

On Sept. 8, 32-year-old Whitney Baker Howard motioned for a change in venue in her upcoming trial, in which she stands accused of crashing into a group of cyclists in her vehicle. The request says Howard and the defense believe "an impartial jury can not be obtained in Clarke County," according to t

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

UGA breaks ground on next phase of Business Learning Community

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal speaks to the assembled group of donors and members of the Terry College of Business, at the dedication of Phase II of the Business Learning Center.Clint Owens On Sept. 15, members of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia gathered to dedicate Phase I

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-18 17:07:00

Hand Me The Aux: UGA graduates co-found music blog for college readers

Hand Me The Aux, a music blog for college readers, was first conceptualized in 2015 by UGA students Nathaniel Johnson and Steven Smith. The logo was designed by UGA marketing major Michael Akintonwa. DJ Shawn Lobel performed at an event hosted by Hand Me The Aux to increase the blog's exposure. The

RED AND BLACK - 2017-09-18 15:30:00

Broadrick steps down from state House

Bruce Broadrick talks with children at the Whitfield County-Dalton Day Care Center after reading to them. Broadrick recently stepped down from the state House of Representatives, citing health reasons.Matt Hamilton/Daily Citizen-News DALTON, Ga. - Bruce Broadrick says he very much wanted to finish h

DAILY CITIZEN-NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:54:00

Plan fall landscape before purchasing plants

Home landscapes typically include a collection of plants that are the homeowner's personal favorites. University of Georgia Extension experts say before buying and installing plants, make sure you select the proper place. Plants who prefer shade will not perform well in a sunny spot and a plant that

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-17 19:24:00