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Georgia Man Perishes in Drowning Accident at New Melones Reservoir

Angels Camp, CA…On 6-15-2021 at about 4:00 PM the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning victim near the dam at the New Melones Reservoir. Deputies from the Calaveras County Marine Safety Division, Calaveras County Sheriff Dive Team, Tuolumne County Marine Safety Division, Rangers from the Bureau of Reclamation, Calaveras Search and Rescue, and a k-9 specially trained to search for drowning victims in water from the Wilderness Finders WOOF Search Dog Team responded to assist in looking for the missing subject.
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Two on trial for murder of Joey Jackson

It’s been almost two years since 19-year-old Oconee resident Joey Jackson was murdered. “On July 16, 2019, Joey Jackson thought he was going to buy $30 worth of marijuana from Akhemu Dunston,” prosecutor Sheila Ross said Tuesday in her opening statements of a murder trial involving two defendants. “But instead, Joey walked into a trap. Joey walked into a robbing crew—a robbing crew that was assembled by Akhemu Dunston and a robbing crew that was driven by Dallas McCabe.”
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Georgia man dies in two-vehicle accident in Okatie

A Georgia man died in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Okatie, according to Jasper County Coroner Willie Aiken. Troy Hamrick, 19, of Port Wentworth, died after being transported to the hospital, Aiken said. Hamrick had been a passenger in a 2022 box truck and was not wearing a seatbelt,...
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BREAKING: Georgia cornerback commits to WVU

West Virginia has picked up a commitment from Loganville (GA) Grayson defensive back Mumu Bin-Wahad, the 247Sports three-star announced this evening. The 6-foot, 180-pounder chose the Mountaineers over fellow finalists Michigan, Nebraska, GEorgia TEch, and Michigan State. Bin-Wahad visited campus earlier this month. "It was excellent," he said. "It was...
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Miss Georgia contestants visit Piedmont Columbus Regional

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Today, contestants in the 2021 Miss Georgia competition took time out of their day to visit pediatric patients at Piedmont Columbus Regional. The eight contestants sat down with the kids to make arts and crafts. The contestants also brought items to donate. While there, the contestants...