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11 people plead guilty in Georgia food stamp fraud case

--- The DOJ says law enforcement opened an investigation after hearing Alford was giving cash for food stamps and allowing SNAP recipients to buy ineligible items. Undercover transactions showed the average purchase at Alford’s store was around $56, while the average purchase in Georgia is around $7

WMAZ - 2018-12-13 14:32:00

Georgia officer shot, killed during traffic stop, K-9 critically wounded, police say

A police officer in DeKalb County, Georgia, was fatally shot during a traffic stop Thursday, officials said. The deadly incident occurred after authorities attempted to stop a vehicle, whose operator drove off, police told Fox 5 Atlanta. A foot pursuit ultimately ensued, following which both an offi

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 01:44:14

This Must-Try Farmhouse Restaurant Is Hiding In Georgia’s Most Charming Town

Usually when you’re driving through a small town in Georgia, you can only hope to find charming, quaint restaurants that are excellent representations of the area. In the small town of Austell, you’ll find just that. Nestled in the heart of this small town of around 6,500 inhabitants you’ll find thi

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Georgia teen pleads guilty to sex attack on 69-year-old woman

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A teenager in Georgia pleaded guilty to entering a home without consent and attacking a 69-year-old woman, according to the district attorney's office. Ri’Kevion Howard, 17, of St. Mary’s, also pleaded mentally ill, which was accepted by the judge. He was sentenced to 25 years in pr

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-12-12 20:15:52

Earthquake, 3 aftershocks rattle Georgia; more possible later today

ATLANTA - People across Georgia were woken up by an earthquake. And the earth hasn't stopped shaking since. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake happened around 4:15 a.m. near Decatur, Tennessee. It had a magnitude of 4.4. An aftershock of 3.3 magnitude happened about 15 minutes later.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-12 22:01:56

Georgia man convicted of molesting 10-year-old child

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man was convicted of molesting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old child, according to the district attorney's office. District Attorney Jackie Johnson announced Jeromy Truman Chandler of Woodbine faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison for the incident,

NEWS4JAX.COM - 2018-12-12 20:17:07

Trucker says he was ‘wrongfully’ stopped and arrested by Georgia troopers

The driver claims the troopers tried to delete this cell phone footage after he was arrested. A truck driver says his dash cam video and cell phone footage proves he was wrongfully stopped and arrested after an encounter with two Georgia troopers.

CDLLIFE.COM - 2018-12-14 09:06:13

Georgia man fatally shot with own gun after struggle with state trooper

A traffic stop about 100 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta turned deadly Wednesday when a passenger in the vehicle was shot with his own gun, authorities said. The GBI is investigating after the man, identified as 22-year-old Dequane Rayshun Williams, was killed during a struggle with a Georgia St

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-12-14 18:43:20

BREAKING: Officer and K9 Shot In Georgia

A police officer and K9 have been shot in DeKalb County. DeKalb County, GA - A DeKalb county officer and a police K9 were shot Thursday evening. The incident started as a traffic stop on Candler Rd, according to WSB-TV.

DEFENSEMAVEN.IO - 2018-12-13 23:36:51

Food Network list says these Georgia BBQ restaurants are the nation's best

It may come as no surprise to locals, but Georgia has some of the best BBQ in America. Food Network released its list of ‘Best barbecue from Coast to Coast,’ and Poole's in Ellijay made the list, along with Heirloom Market BBQ on Akers Mill Road SE in Atlanta.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-14 21:03:00

Owner & customers plead guilty to food stamp fraud in South Georgia

A former grocery store owner in southern Georgia plead guilty to food stamp fraud. The former co-owner of a Donalsonville, Georgia grocery store, along with ten other customers, have pled guilty to charges related to defrauding the federal food stamp program, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the Unite

ALLONGEORGIA.COM - 2018-12-14 06:00:38

2 cousins found shot dead in Georgia home: 'This has broken us totally apart'

DEKALB COUNTY, GA. — Two menwere found shot to death in a Georgia home early Monday, police said. The men, identified as 33-year-old Michael Wigfall and 36-year-old Robert Collier, were lying on the ground in the DeKalb County home when police arrived about 1 a.m., according to an incident report ob

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-12-11 08:59:52

Stacey Abrams of Georgia: ‘Yes, I’m Going to Run Again’

“Stay tuned!” She said she hasn’t yet decided what office she’ll seek next because she wants to avoid making “decisions out of anger.” She also said the next job should have a “mission” that aligns with her skillset.

LIFEZETTE.COM - 2018-12-12 17:27:52

Officer shot in arm, suspect killed in Georgia

CALHOUN, Ga. — A woman shot a police officer in the arm during a confrontation Tuesday afternoon in north Georgia, and then another officer returned fire and fatally shot the woman, authorities said.

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-12-14 05:05:00

Georgia O’Keeffe Had a Rivalry With Her Sister Ida; Plus, the Duchamp Fam, and Balthus and His Bro

Ida O’Keeffe (1887–1986). Photo: Alfred Stieglitz/Collection of Michael Stipe. Nobody likes to be the sibling also-ran, the middling middle child, while big sister or little brother hogs the spotlight. But just as Solange proved herself to be more than just Beyoncé’s little sister with A Seat at the

VULTURE - 2018-12-14 14:00:00

Certified: Georgia House seat decided by 2 votes, but drama may not be over

Georgia's secretary of state has certified Chris Erwin's two-vote victory in the race for Georgia House District 28. Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden said Friday that her office had certified results from the Dec. 4 special election, which had Erwin with 3,521 votes and his opponent, incumbent

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-12-14 21:52:00

AJC INVESTIGATION: How Brian Kemp turned warning of election system vulnerability against Democrats

Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for governor, had a problem. As did Brian Kemp, Georgia’s secretary of state. It was Nov. 3, a Saturday, 72 hours to Election Day. Virtually tied in the polls with Democrat Stacey Abrams, Kemp was in danger of becoming the first Georgia Republican to lose a state

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-12-14 16:40:00

Less than half as many Georgia voters showed up for runoffs

Turnout for Georgia’s statewide runoffs fell off from last month’s high-interest election for governor, but more voters showed up than in most runoff elections. About 21 percent of registered voters — nearly 1.5 million — cast ballots in the Dec. 4 runoff elections for Georgia secretary of state and

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-12-14 16:52:02

The Georgia Christmas Display That’s Been Named Among The Most Beautiful In The World

We’re lucky to live in a state that has some pretty phenomenal light displays that go up around the holidays. This holiday display, in particular, is one of the most beautiful in the country — visitors come from all over to take a walking tour of the historic area and professional Christmas decor. N

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Georgia's Trailblazing French-Born President Has an Uneven History With Russia

More than a few world power players had one name on their lips: Salome Zurabishvili. Elected in November with nearly 60 percent of the vote, the 66-year-old incoming president of Georgia was called upon Tuesday by everyone from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Alr

MSN.COM - 2018-12-13 05:08:15