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Homeless man found dead near Beaumont gas station had been hoping to reunite with family

A homeless man who had been hoping to reunite with his estranged family will never get the chance after police found his body Thursday morning behind a Beaumont gas station. The body of Terry L. Jones, 57, was found just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday in a grassy area behind a dumpster just west of the

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-19 00:05:00

Beaumont man charged with soliciting teen

A Beaumont man faces four felony charges for allegedly attempting to solicit an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl. Kirt Floyd Vavasseur, 32, was indicted Thursday by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on four third degree felony charges of online solicitation of a minor. According to an aff

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 22:27:03

BPD: Body found near Laurel

The Beaumont Police Department is investigating a scene on Laurel, near Interstate 10, where a body was found this morning. The body was found behind a Chevron station, authorities said. This is a developing story. Stay with BeaumontEnterprise.com for the latest.

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 18:08:17

Beaumont ISD superintendent recommends merging Central, Ozen after Harvey damage

Beaumont Independent School District Superintendent John Frossard is recommending the merger of Central and Ozen high schools due to damages at Central after Tropical Storm Harvey. Central HS received significant damage at the campus from Harvey, forcing upperclassmen of the students into the Smith

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-18 19:23:29

PAISD students return to school during city-wide boil water notice, drink bottled water

The Port Arthur school district did not cancel classes but allowed parents to pick up students early as the city in under a boil water notice. KFDM/Fox 4's Angel San Juan reports the district made made provisions for students who remained at school Thursday for the entire day. The cafeteria at Wood

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-18 17:51:28

Water issues keep Port Arthur schools closed Friday

Port Arthur ISD and Lamar State College Port Arthur will be closed Friday due to problems with the city's water system. "After assessing the water levels at each school, we have determined that we do not have enough assurance that the schools would be able to function," PAISD said in a Facebook post

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-19 02:41:08

Beaumont Police respond to over 100 crashes, icy roads play large part

The Beaumont Police Department responded to 95 minor crashes and 13 major crashes, from 3p.m. Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Black ice on overpasses and roadways causing multiple crashes and plenty of back-up. "It takes one crash to change everything up it takes one patch of water to freeze up to chan

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-17 19:11:24

Andrew Duhon at Courville's Beaumont Jan 24

HomeFeaturesExaminer Staff Report's archive Grammy nominated New Orleans native Andrew Duhon comes to Beaumont to with his honest and gritty voice to play Courville's on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Duhon has released three albums, his first in 2009 titled Songs I Wrote Before I Knew You recorded in Nashvill

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-01-18 19:53:00

Newnan police looking for missing teenager

submitted photo 17-year-old Taylor Rae Hyde has been missing since Monday, January 15 Newnan police are asking the public's help in finding a missing teen girl. According to Newnan Police Department detective Sgt. Greg Vansant, 17-year-old Taylor Rae Hyde has been missing since Monday, January

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 19:48:00

GDOT worker clearing roads killed in train accident

MORELAND, Ga. (WSAV) - A Georgia Department of Transportation worker helping clear icy roads was killed Thursday morning after a train collided with his dump truck. Officials say the accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. in Coweta County when the CSX train bound for Atlanta struck the GDOT truck on

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-18 20:49:10

Snow and frigid temperatures shut down Douglas County

Special Photo/Brenda Mullins This hill on Cooper Street, just east of downtown Douglasville, was covered in slick snow and ice Wednesdday morning. Most roads in the county, including major thoroughfares like Chapel Hill Road and Highway 5, were in similar shape and law enforcement officials advised

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Coweta covered by ice and snow... and The Newnan Times-Herald

Today, you might be getting your paper a little later than you're accustomed to. Snow and ice in the South have been known to make headlines on occasion. We all see the havoc that comes from just mentioning the words "snow" or "ice." (Bread and milk, anyone?) Our job at The Newnan Times-Herald doe

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-18 05:14:00

Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Georgia Department of Transportation employee has been killed after his dump truck was hit by a train. State Patrol Trooper Ross Buchan tells The Newnan Times-Herald that Carey Byron Ellerbee was attempting to cross railroads tracks Thursday morning at an interse

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:38:43

Marijuana grow cabinet found during drug bust

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - A huge cabinet made to grow marijuana, with its own heating, cooling, and lighting systems was found during a bust Wednesday. That is just one of the things Fayetteville Police said they seized during a major drug bust. Authorities arrested 20-year-old Ryan Camp, 23-year-old Mitc

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-19 07:17:00

In Georgia, five dead and hundreds hospitalized from flu virus, CDC says

A serious flu season has left hundreds of Georgians hospitalized and resulted in rising deaths in Georgia, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. The flu has hit the United States particularly hard this season. More people are seeing doctors for flu or flu related symptoms than norm

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 22:55:00

Fairburn Road store closing for rebuild

The closing of the Chick-fil-A on Fairburn Road for reconstruction has been postponed until Feb. 17. Mike Moore, the operator of Highway 5 and Fairburn Road Chick-fil-A locations, originally planned to close the Fairburn Road store last October, demolish it and build a new store at the same location

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Woman ejected from car in Sarasota crash

SARASOTA COUNTY -- A young woman who was not wearing a seat belt was seriously injured when she was ejected from her car in a crash early Thursday, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. According to the FHP, Rebecca M. Brito, 21, of Sarasota was driving a Lexus SC 400 west on State Road 72 about 500 f

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 14:11:20

Rare 12-foot python discovered in Siesta Key dock

A Siesta Key resident discovered a surprising visitor to his home's dock on Jan. 16: a rare 12-foot python. Resident Joe Volpe told us around 9:30 a.m. he received a call from a neighbor alerting him to a large reptile in the water by his dock. When he went to investigate, he saw the body of a larg

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-01-18 15:38:00

Medical cannabis dispensary opens in North Port

NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - A new cannabis center has officially opened in North Port. Surterra Wellness provides cannabis products to qualified patients throughout the entire state of Florida. The Tampa based company says its aim is to bring together industry leaders from medicine research to discove

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-01-18 20:02:00

Python found in backyard of Florida home

SIESTA KEY, FL (WWSB/RNN) - Reptiles are having a hard time trying to make it in this cold weather. A Siesta Key resident discovered something rare, at least for Florida. He found a yellow snake swimming underneath his dock. It was a big one too. Joe Volpe saw the 12-foot-long python in the water

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-01-18 19:13:11