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Some Central Georgia roads still have icy conditions

The snow may have been pretty as it fell Wednesday morning, but for drivers, the leftovers of icy conditions caused a nightmare in parts of Central Georgia. Several county EMA directors tell us their biggest problem after the snow is the ice that will likely still be there Thursday. "Patches of ice

WMAZ - 2018-01-18 04:55:19

Connecticut escaped inmate captured in Georgia

CANTON, Ga. - Canton Police have arrested an escaped prisoner from Connecticut. According to police, 25-year-old Jerry Mercado had been on the run from a Connecticut prison for two weeks. Authorities managed to track him to Georgia based on a phone call he made from a gas station on Marietta Road. W

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-01-18 05:41:00

Three Georgia Southern students are Disney All-American College Band finalists

STATESBORO, GA (WSAV) - Everyone has their favorite Disney song that they know by heart. But what if you could be a part of a Disney band that performs those songs. That is something that Georgia Southern students Taylor Yarbrough, Jonathan Tang and Anthony Weber could be a part of. All three are fi

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-18 04:54:38

Family Firewood Business see's a spike in firewood demand during cold snap

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - With temperatures way below freezing, the need for fire wood from a family business in the Wiregrass has tripled in the past two days. On average, Hometowne Firewood makes only two or three deliveries a day. But since the recent cold snap, they're estimating 8 to 9 deliveries

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-18 06:47:00

Marquee opponents, Thursday nights return for Virginia Tech in 2018

BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech Athletics Department and the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Hokies' 2018 football schedule on Wednesday. The first ever meeting in Blacksburg between the Hokies and Notre Dame on Oct. 6 and a clash with defending Coastal Division champions Miami on Nov. 1

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-18 04:11:00

GDOT preparing roads for another frigid night

COLUMBUS, Ga. - J.R. Allen is still open as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night, but be mindful parts of the highway are icy. Representatives with the Georgia Department of Transportation say they've been busy Wednesday to say the least. And when it comes to wintry weather they shared their plans moving forw

WRBL.COM - 2018-01-18 04:43:39

Hall Monitor: Observations From the Bench Allowed UVa Senior to Succeed

The UVa men's basketball team will play outside the commonwealth of Virginia for the first time in over a month on Thursday night, as the second-ranked 'Hoos travel to face Georgia Tech. Seven of the Cavaliers' last eight games have been at home, with the lone road trip coming on January 3rd at Virg

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:39:00

Mizzou snaps skid against ranked teams, topples Tennessee

COLUMBIA, MO. Before Wednesday, not a single current Missouri player was on the roster the last time the Tigers toppled a nationally ranked team more than four years ago. Heck, freshman power forward Jontay Porter had just turned 14 when Mizzou upended No. 18 UCLA on Dec. 7, 2013. Since then, the e

ARIZONA RANGE NEWS - 2018-01-18 04:16:00

Winter Storm Inga’s Icy Grip On The South Has Killed At Least 10 People

Getty Image The current round of frigid weather striking the South may not have the sheer volume of show or the notorious labeling of the recent "bomb cyclone," but the storm is just as devastating in terms of lives lost. The Weather Channel reports crippling effects from the storm that's brought sn

UPROXX - 2018-01-18 04:54:18

What are the top 10 education issues in Georgia for 2018?

The nonpartisan Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has released its "Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2018" concerning K-12 public schools. Here is a summary:Issue 1 -- EdQuest Georgia: Charting Education Reform EdQuest Georgia is what the GPEE calls a framework comprising seven core educatio

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 05:28:00

ONLY ON 3: Operation Beacon shuts parents out of the classroom and school activities

SAVANNAH, Ga., (WSAV) - Parents say a there is new policy shutting parents out of their children's classrooms. "Operation Beacon" with Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools was created to recruit volunteers. But if those volunteers don't pass a background check they would be kicked out of the progr

WSAV-TV - 2018-01-18 05:04:42

Former BHS standout making waves for Coastal women

Brianna Gipson found out the bad news the same day her and her Armstrong State teammates would take the court. The school's athletic programs were being dismantled in the wake of the school merging with Georgia Southern. The game did not go well for Armstrong. "It was actually the day of a game we f

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

SEC has 27 underclassmen declare for NFL draft

Alabama had five players declare early for the 2018 NFL draft, and Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban expressed understanding in all five situations. "From a business standpoint, this is a good decision for them," Saban said last week in a news conference. The Southeastern Conference had 27 players elect

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-01-18 05:26:59

College Football Playoff announces several changes to selection committee

He joins former sports journalist Paola Boivin, former Rice head coach Ken Hatfield, former Southern Cal star Ronnie Lott, Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury, and Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin as new members. "We're delighted that they will be joining the committee". Each memb

LAUREL LEADER-CALL - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Winter 'break' for Wolves

The basketball gods granted Michael Cooney a much-needed snow day. Normally, breaking from routine at this time of the season wouldn't be ideal, but following back-to-back overtime nail-biters, including a triple-overtime marathon on Monday, the University of West Georgia men's head basketball coach

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-18 04:59:00

UWG women set for GSC road swing

West Georgia forward Jessica Brown gave the Wolves a nice boost off the bench in Monday's 76-63 victory over Alabama-Huntsville with 14 points. Now Brown and UWG are preparing for a two-game road swing to West Florida and Valdosta State. Currently sitting in fourth place in the league standings, Ays

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-18 04:56:00

Child dies from flu - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

A weather phenomenon usually seen over the Great Lakes happened near Blytheville on Wednesday. A weather phenomenon usually seen over the Great Lakes happened near Blytheville on Wednesday. An 8-year-old child was the first pediatric flu death so far this flu season, state health officials said Wedn

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-18 04:55:28

Kiari Cephus Snapchat Username & Snapcode

Kiari Cephus aka "Offset" is best known as a member of the hip-hop group, Migos. Alongside Takeoff and Quavo, he had gained a significant amount of attention following the release of their hit single, Versace in 2013. Hailing from Georgia, the rapper has been involved with hip-hop ever since his tee

GAZETTEREVIEW.COM - 2018-01-18 04:02:20

No. 2 Virginia looks to win ninth straight vs. Georgia Tech

After starting the season unranked, Virginia has soared to No. 2 in the latest AP Top-25 poll this week after closing out a three-game homestand with a 68-51 win over North Carolina State on Sunday. The Cavaliers have won eight games in a row but will have to hit the road for three of their next fou

CBS SPORTS - 2018-01-18 01:14:00

Georgia Power offers tips to stay safe during extreme winter weather

Georgia Power is offering tips to help Georgians become 'winter road weather' during freezing temperatures with ice and snow on the ground. Pay attention to alerts and advisories. Stay off the roads as much as possible before, during and after winter weather and wait until GDOT provides an "all cl

WTVM - 2018-01-17 23:18:08