Fayetteville, GA

Dodgers' Freddie Freeman Sobs At Podium In Return To Atlanta

4:18 PM PT -- It's been a couple hours since Freeman's press conference, but he's still very emotional ... he just burst out into tears while accepting his World Series ring on the field at Truist Park. Dodgers superstar Freddie Freeman was so overcome with emotion in his first time...
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Newnan Times-Herald

Smokey silo smashed during police pursuit

A Conyers man is in jail after leading deputies on a high-speed chase that ended in a silo on Smokey Road. Brandon Joseph, 22, is charged with felony fleeing, reckless driving, and speeding, according to jail documents. Early Friday morning, deputies attempted a traffic stop on Joseph after reportedly clocking...
CBS Sports

MLB weekend recap: Astros only get split in wild series vs. Yankees; Alejandro Kirk looks like an All-Star

A jam-packed weekend of MLB action says let's skip the meaty intro and just dive right in. Freddie Freeman returned to Truist Park to face the Braves for the first time as a player for an opposing team this weekend. In this case, the same team the Braves knocked out in the NLCS last season, the Dodgers. It was a nice ovation on Friday night and Freeman was clearly emotional.

The Atlanta Falcons a potential fit for this former Georgia Bulldog

Regardless of what team the Atlanta Falcons were facing last season, it was a given the opposing quarterback would have plenty of time in the pocket. The Atlanta Falcons finished the 2021 season with 18.0 sacks by far the least in the league. The second worst total belongs to the Eagles who managed 29.0-sacks throughout the season. Atlanta finished in last by a wide margin due to their inability to affect the game with the pass rush.
CBS 46

Roe v Wade overturned | Georgia reacts to U.S. Supreme Court decision

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Reaction was fast and swift in metro Atlanta and Georgia to Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down Roe v. Wade. “I believe in the dignity, value and worth of every human being, both born and unborn. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs is constitutionally correct and rightfully returns the issue of abortion to the states and to the people – where it belongs. We have just filed a notice in the 11th Circuit requesting it reverse the District Court’s decision and allow Georgia’s Heartbeat Law to take effect.”

Braves' Ronald Acuña Jr held out vs Dodgers, unable to put pressure on foot

Ronald Acuña Jr. is not starting in the Atlanta Braves’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night after fouling a ball off his left foot the previous night. Acuña moved around the Braves clubhouse Sunday afternoon with his left knee on a medical scooter to keep his foot elevated. Tests showed no fracture, but the star outfielder said he couldn’t put pressure on his foot.

Police K9 Helps With Gender Reveal

Occurred on March 25, 2022 / Atlanta, Georgia, USA Info from Licensor: "My Police K9, Bear, who is an explosive detection dog, helped me with our gender reveal. My brother knew the gender and hid some gunpowder in the appropriate box for Bear to “find,” and when he alerted on the pink box we knew it was a girl!"
Newnan Times-Herald

Newnan man sentenced to life in 2018 murder case

It took a jury less than eight hours to find Orenthal Jermaine Carroll guilty of the 2018 murder of Adrian Cantrell Sheffield. Thursday night, jurors convicted Carroll of malice murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon during the commission of another felony.

Shooting over too much mayo on Subway sandwich leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt, police say

ATLANTA — A woman died, and another was injured Sunday after an argument over how much mayonnaise to put on a sandwich turned violent at a Subway restaurant in Atlanta, according to police and WSB-TV. Police responded to a call around 6:30 p.m. Sunday about a person shot at a Subway inside a Circle K gas station at 74 Northside Drive Southwest. Officers learned that two women had been shot in an argument over too much mayonnaise on a customer’s sandwich, WSB reported.