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BREAKING: 1 suspect in custody in officer's shooting death

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning that one suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer Saturday. Another suspect is still on the run. Isaiah Pretlow is in custody.Tafahree Maynard, who they believe shot and killed office

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-21 04:09:18

Murphy High School coach scores 400th career win

MURPHY, N.C. —Murphy High School's coach reached a major milestone, Friday night.Coach David Gentry won his 400th game as head coach in a matchup against Swain County High.The Bulldogs beat the Swain Co. Devils 49-7.Gentry said after the game that Murphy hasn't beaten Swain Co. by that margin since

WTVC - 2018-10-20 01:32:43

HAUNTED TRAP HOUSE: 2 Chainz, 13 Stories build haunt | WSB

Rapper 2 Chainz made the trap house famous when he rented an Atlanta home, painted it pink and used it to promote his album "Pretty Girls Like Trap Music." There have been several reincarnations of the home, but the one at 13 stories is the most undead of the bunch.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-19 16:18:09


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WHKP 107.7 FM - 2018-10-20 00:00:00

Union County sets school record in romp over Oglethorpe

The victory for the Panthers (8-0, 4-0 Region 8-2A), their 10th straight, also clinched a showdown with arch-rival Rabun County (8-0, 4-0) on Nov. 2 for the region title. The old mark of nine straight wins had been set from Aug. 31, 2001 to Nov. 9, 2001.

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-10-19 23:32:00

NORTH CAROLINA TROOPER STABBED: North Carolina state trooper stabbed in shoulder after chase

The car didn't stop, and eventually swerved into one of the patrol cars before backing into another. The statement says Moreno then fled on foot, and troopers gave chase. Authorities say he stabbed one of the troopers as they tried to arrest him.


Murphy's Gentry gets 400th win

Gentry’s a native of Asheville, who grew up in Hendersonville, and was a four-sport star at Edneyville.

WLOS.COM - 2018-10-19 22:51:34

“Red Wave” GOTV draws solid turnout for Towns County GOP

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – While early voter turnout was especially strong in North Georgia throughout the first week of the 2018 General Election, state and local Republican leaders echoed the importance of encouraging friends and family to cast ballots during a Towns County “Get Out The Vote” (GOTV) rally T

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Officials identify woman's body found at Lake Lanier

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Hall County authorities have confirmed to CBS46 that a body found at Lake Lanier on October 12, 2018 is Madeline Sinagra. The body of Sinagra was found in an area of lake near Vans Tavern Park in Forsyth County near Vans Tavern Road. Hall County authorities began their in

CBS 46 - 2018-10-19 19:02:00

JV Lady Jackets face Murphy for title

It was a busy week for the JV Lady Yellow Jacket volleyball team. Hayesville finished up the regular season at ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!


PHOTO GALLERY: Andrews High Homecoming is tonight

Andrews High hosts homecoming tonight, Friday, Oct. 18. Meet the court, including the candidates for queen.

MYANDREWSJOURNAL.COM - 2018-10-19 14:32:54

UPDATE | Police identify 2 men killed in head-on Cherokee crash

Zachariah Lightening Rattler, 40, of Cherokee and his passenger, Roman Gregory West, 39, of Cherokee, both died at the scene of the crash. Rachel Johnson Littlejohn, 69, also of Cherokee, sustained unknown injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital.


Man kills himself in Asheville area of Blue Ridge Parkway, marking 8th suicide this year

ASHEVILLE – A 26-year-old South Carolina man killed himself on the Blue Ridge Parkway the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 17, according to parkway chief ranger Neal Labrie.


Earthquake rattles Northeast Polk County

A magnitude 2.0 earthquake struck Northeast Polk County at 2:20 a.m. Thursday near the Bradley-McMinn county lines, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was about 15 miles below the earth's surface, centered a little north of the Hiwassee River near Dentville Road about 13 miles northe


Suspect killed after firing gun while handcuffed during traffic stop on I-75

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia State Patrol said a man is dead after he managed to fire a weapon hidden in his waistband while handcuffed during a traffic stop on I-75. The bullet hit a trooper in the stomach but his bulletproof vest saved his life, police said. The shooting happened Thursday at


Officers shoot, kill man holding replica machine gun, GBI says

WALTON COUNTY, Ga. - The GBI has identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Monroe. According to authorities, Mahlon Edward Summerour, 69, was wearing a curtain his clothing and carrying a weapon when police responded to a call about a man carrying a gun. The incident happened arou


Wildcats hunker down, prepare for Hayesville

Andrews cannot afford to look back now. The Wildcats’ best chance to make the playoffs is right in front ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!

MYANDREWSJOURNAL.COM - 2018-10-19 14:42:26

Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on


Routine Sylva traffic stops lead to drug arrests

Two routine traffic stops in Sylva this month turned into drug busts, both involving methamphetamine, according to town police.On Oct. 4 at about 9:45 a.m., Officer K.J. Adams stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation along N.C. 116 near the intersection with N.C. 107.Adams is the department’s K9 of


Body of Franklin native identified

The story of a Macon County native reported missing on Oct. 10 ended tragically on Friday night. Authorities with the Winston-Salem ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!