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Deputies say traffic stop interrupts meth pipeline from Atlanta

CHATSWORTH, Georgia (WDEF) – The Murray County Sheriff’s Office says a traffic stop last week interrupted a meth shipment from Atlanta to northwest Georgia. Officers had the vehicle under surveillance for several hours before they stopped it. They say they found almost seven pounds of meth in the vehicle, along...
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Daughter wants police to find her father's killer

An Atlanta woman is heartbroken after her father, Jerry Glover, was gunned down in a parking lot. She pleas for information that leads to a suspect and an arrest. She and her younger brother are shocked a week later.

Former President Jimmy Carter’s daughter-in-law dies

ATLANTA — The Carter family is mourning the death of a beloved member of the family. The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library tweeted Tuesday that the former president’s daughter-in-law passed away. Annette Carter was married to Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter’s son, Jeff. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news...
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Shooting in Decatur injures one person, investigation underway

DECATUR, Ga. (CBS46) -- A shooting in Decatur sent one person the hospital early Wednesday afternoon. DeKalb County police responded to the shooting on Flakes Mill Road around 4 p.m. When officers arrived to the scene, they located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The person was transported to...
Griffin Daily News

Griffin Fire-Rescue responds to structure fire

Griffin Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire on Wednesday at Bunn Launderers and Cleaners, 224 S. Hill St., Griffin. The Georgia Department of Transportation reported at about 3:15 p.m. that there was response to a structure fire on South Hill Street just south of Taylor Street and that all northbound lanes were blocked.

Georgia exurbs have big appeal as some look to leave Atlanta and its problems

ATLANTA — Have you fantasized about leaving it all behind, moving to the country, and raising chickens? Census data suggests a lot of folks are making good on that dream. More metro Atlanta workers can do their jobs remotely. Metro Atlanta realtors and their clients told Channel 2 anchor Justin Farmer that flexibility means packing up and leaving the metro traffic, taxes, and crime behind.

Search continues for missing Meriwether County mother

MANCHESTER, Ga. - Friends and family of a missing young mother are hoping for information on her whereabouts. Authorities say Olivia Fowler, 26, hasn't been seen since August 13 outside of the town of Manchester, which is two hours south of Atlanta. It was 10:30 a.m. that day, a DNR...

Newton County Jail Blotter

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole:. • William L. Anderson, 55, Hazel Street, Porterdale; three counts of creating, possession, etc. of child pornography; possession of...

Toddler recovering from rare COVID-related heart inflammation

ATLANTA - When two-year-old Mahogany Heard of Fairburn came home from daycare earlier this month running a slight fever, her mom Shamika Long-Heard says she wasn't really worried. "I had heard that hand, foot and mouth was going around in the school," Long-Heard says. Mahogany Heard, 2, sits in the...

Bar asks customers to show ID and vaccine card to get a drink

TUCKER, Ga. — A bar in DeKalb County is requiring customers to show their COVID vaccination cards, along with their IDs, at the door. Billy Bob's New Secrets has become a regular spot for many locals in the area. The dive bar can be found in a strip mall in Tucker and has been around for more than four decades. The bar owner said he's lost some customers over the new policy, but requiring vaccines was an easy decision.

'The biggest thing is infection': Local toddler remains hospitalized weeks after dog attack

SPALDING County, Ga. (CBS46) -- A toddler remains in an Atlanta hospital three weeks after she was attacked by a pair of dogs in rural Spalding County. It’s an experience Jeremey Reach doesn’t really want to remember, let alone talk about. On Aug. 31, the father of two took his daughter, Jolie, outside to play at their home. Reach said he went to the porch to grab his daughter’s jacket when suddenly he heard the two-year-old scream, turned around and saw two dogs attacking her.

9 of Atlanta's strangest laws

Recently I have been researching the strange laws passed in each major city in the USA. As I came to my turn to write about Atlanta, I was pleased to see that Atlantia is no exception. Atlanta and, in fact, many towns in Georgia have a lot of obscure and strange laws. Although many were passed a long time ago and are rarely enforced, they are still laws.