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Missing Teen Sought By Woodstock Police

WOODSTOCK, GA — Woodstock police are asking the public's help in finding 17-year-old girl who went missing and was last seen around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Mariah Dixon was last seen at the McDonald's at Highway 92 and Trickum Road.


Kennesaw State football team opens spring practice

KENNESAW – Kennesaw State’s football team began spring practice Friday, and it had a 2014 kind of feel to it. That was the first year for the program, and there were a lot of unknowns. Now, this spring, most of the players who had made names for themselves, have graduated.


Teen last seen at McDonald's in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Police in Woodstock, Georgia are asking for help in finding a missing 17-year-old girl. Mariah Dixon was last seen at the McDonald's restaurant on Highway 92 and Trickum Road around 5 p.m. on Thursday, police said.


Body of missing Marietta man found in Cherokee County

A Marietta man who had been reported missing was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound near a public water tank in Cherokee County on Tuesday morning, officials said. According to a Cherokee Sheriff’s Office report:


VERIFY: Georgia's laws for removing elected officials from office

MACON, Ga. — Over the past few years, Central Georgia has seen several local elected officials end up on the wrong side of the law. In early 2018, Macon County Sheriff Charles Cannon Junior was suspended after he was indicted for grabbing a woman inappropriately.


Vaping concern at Cherokee County Schools – Epidemic of youth use nationwide

Vaping is becoming a major concern for educators to handle use by Cherokee County students during school hours. PRIDE released its study for 2017-18. “Pride Surveys was created in 1982 by professors at Georgia State University in Atlanta and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Their pu


'She's my hero': Pistol-packing Georgia great-grandma fires shots at burglar

JACKSON Co., Ga. (WDBJ7/WSB-TV) -- A Georgia great-grandmother used her pistol to fend off a home intruder. Gwendolyn Agard, 79, of Jackson County Georgia always said, "Don't ever let anybody come in and run you out of your own house."


3-Day Bike Race In Woodstock: Dates, Info

From The City of Woodstock: Next Friday, March 1, 2019, the City of Woodstock will host the kick-off to Tour of the Southern Highlands Cycling Stage Race, a 3-day race starting in Woodstock on Friday and ending in Ball Ground on Sunday. This 3-day race will start in downtown Woodstock on Friday, Mar


Atlanta rapper T.I.'s sister, Precious Harris, dies after serious car crash

Precious Harris, sister of Atlanta rapper T.I., has died, a family member confirmed to Channel 2 Action News. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., halted work on his VH1 show “Family Hustle” last week after his sister was involved in a car crash in Atlanta and taken to the hospital.


Lawmakers call for Georgia Power to clean south Cobb plant near Chattahoochee

State Rep. Mary Frances Williams, D-Marietta, says it’s time for Georgia Power to clean up its act in south Cobb. Williams introduced a resolution in the House this week urging the power company to remove 6.3 million tons of coal ash, a by-product of burning coal in power plants, from Plant McDonoug


'Turn around, don't drown!' Flooding washes out roads in north Georgia

NORTH GEORGIA - Flooding across north Georgia shut down dozens of roads Friday as more rain moved through and rivers and streams overflowed. Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Katie Walls was in Douglas County, where Mount Vernon Road shut down after 2 to 3 feet of water flowed over the roadway.


R. Kelly turns himself in to police on sexual abuse charges involving minors

COOK COUNTY, Ill. - Just hours after singer R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, he turned himself in to Chicago police. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Friday night that Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, was arrested at a preci


Georgia May Jagger’s Best Ever Concert? Her Dad’s, Of Course

MILAN — Sitting front row at the Emporio Armani show on Thursday, Georgia May Jagger reminisced about her favorite music-related memories as the child of one of the world’s biggest rock stars.


Blackface photos found in Georgia Southern yearbooks

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - Racist images are being uncovered in dozens of decades-old yearbooks, including one local university's. It’s likely the recent blackface scandal involving Gov. Ralph Northam prompted others to dig into school archives.


Maserati towed from scene of FBI raid in upscale neighborhood

Neighbors in an upscale Sandy Springs neighborhood woke up to find FBI agents raiding a home along their street. People who live in the neighborhood told Channel 2’s Audrey Washington they weren’t surprised at all of the evidence that was removed from the house.


Georgia mom's death at house party ruled accidental

FORSYTH CO., Ga. (WSB) - Georgia authorities say the death of a woman at a house party was accidental, but friends and family say they have concerns about the ruling. After Tamla Horsford attended an “adult birthday slumber party” at a Forsyth County home in November, she was found unresponsive in t


Flooding forces park, trail closures

CANTON – Multiple Cherokee parks, trails and other areas are closed due to flooding, and rivers are above flood stage as wet weather continues in much of North Georgia. The Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency on Thursday morning announced that Etowah River Park, Heritage Park and Boling Park


Breaking: 5 students face discipline in edible drug case at Fulton County school

Fulton County Schools announced Friday that five students from Sandtown Middle School face “disciplinary consequences” for sharing THC-laced treats on Valentine’s Day and more students could be punished.


Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in prostitution bust

JUPITER, Fla. - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged in connection with a recent prostitution and human trafficking investigation in Florida, police said. According to police, Kraft is charged with two counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution. These are misdemeanor cri


Here's What A Cool Million Buys In Georgia This Week

GEORGIA — Burrr. The chill of winter is in the air, even for Atlanta. But fret not, Patch has compiled a list of cozy Georgia homes on the market where you can cuddle by the fireplace.