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2 people killed in Washington County head-on crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Two people are dead after a car accident in Washington County. According to Washington County Sheriff Joel Cochran, the victims of that accident have been identified as Briant Ware, of Statham, and Hassan Glasgow, of Sandersville. The sheriff said the accident happened on Fall Line...
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Lawrenceville man arrested for stabbing boy in the abdomen

The Gwinnett County Police Department on Sunday, Sept. 25 arrested a Lawrenceville man who is accused of stabbing a four-year-old boy. Anatolii Balesta, 19, has been charged with aggravated assault, cruelty to children to the 1st degree and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony. Officers responded...
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
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Walton County, Ga. government is hiring

Walton County, Ga. government is hiring. Click and tap on the relevant link for more information. Click or tap on the relevant link for more information. Editor’s Note: These job postings were found on the Walton County government website on Sept. 18, 2022. Please note they could be removed at any time due to the positions being filled.
WALTON COUNTY, GA
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Camp Charlie will allow newbies to experience Okefenokee

COVINGTON — The Okefenokee is bursting at the seams with nature — Sandhill Cranes, Pond Cypress, amazing views of the night sky, and, of course, the iconic alligator. But despite the Okefenokee being so close to home, many Folkston residents have never experienced it. Local residents Antwon Nixon,...
FOLKSTON, GA
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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 from Sept. 14 to Sept. 21, 2022:. George Anthony Adams♦ , 52, Brown Bridge Road, Covington; failure to...
NEWTON COUNTY, GA
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Metro Atlanta schools facing dangerous uptick in threats

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Schools all over metro Atlanta are dealing with an increase in threats, and it's leading one district to step up security in the midst of celebration. Brookwood High School in Snellville hosted homecoming Friday. Along with the excitement came a slight feeling of concern for some parents and students. The school had a threat made against it recently.
SNELLVILLE, GA
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Covington denies rezoning for build-to-rent development

COVINGTON — A rezoning request that would have allowed development of more than 100 single-family build-to-rent homes off McGuirts Bridge Road was denied by the Covington City Council Sept. 19. The council’s decision was met with enthusiastic approval from several dozen residents of the area who opposed the development.
COVINGTON, GA
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This Year CDC Recommends High-Dose Flu Shot for Those 65 and Older

Monroe, Ga. (Sept. 20, 2022) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on a new body of research, is recommending high-dose flu shots this year for people 65 and older. People in that age group can receive high-dose flu shots at their primary care provider or by making an appointment at their local Piedmont QuickCare or Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet location.
MONROE, GA
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Conyers couple celebrates 71 years of marriage

Joan DeMarest Collins and Armand Collins celebrated 71 years of marriage on Sept. 15. They were married Sept. 15, 1951, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Waterbury, Conn. They have four children: Elizabeth, Robin, David, and Mary Lou. They have eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Joan is a retired homemaker and volunteer, and Armand is a retired manufacturing plant manager. Throughout their marriage, they have lived in six states — Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Iowa and Georgia — finally settling in Georgia in 1997. They have been active members of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Conyers since arriving in 1997.
CONYERS, GA
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Missouri football: 3 takeaways from the Tigers' overtime loss to Auburn

Missouri opened SEC play against Auburn on Saturday afternoon, taking a 2-1 record against nonconference opponents into the road matchup. While this wasn’t a high-scoring contest and turned into an ugly loss, the Tigers could’ve been 1-0 in the SEC if they didn’t play conservative football when a win seemed in the bag. With a schedule ahead that includes some formidable conference competition, Mizzou has some things to think about but did show some promise.
COLUMBIA, MO
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Eli Drinkwitz scoured on social media following inexplicable loss at Auburn

Eli Drinkwitz and the Missouri Tigers should have won at Auburn on Saturday. Twice. Normally reliable kicker Harrison Mevis missed a 26-yarder that would have given Mizzou the win in overtime. Then, running in for what should have been the game-winning score in overtime, RB Nate Peat fumbled before crossing the plane, giving Auburn the unlikely win.
COLUMBIA, MO
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