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Sheriff reports major fentanyl bust in Murphy, NC

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – The Sheriff in Cherokee, North Carolina reports the arrest of a suspect they identified in their on-going investigation into the fentanyl crisis. On Tuesday, officers conducted a traffic stop on Bruce Olive of Clay County. Their K-9 Ragnar alerted on the vehicle for narcotics.
MURPHY, NC
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Searchers find remains thought to be missing White County man

The search for a missing person in White County is apparently over after the discovery Wednesday of human remains. Search efforts were conducted Wednesday in the area of Rose Road and 75 Alternate, north of Cleveland, for a missing person identified by the White County Sheriff’s office as Heath Williams.
WHITE COUNTY, GA
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Cleveland man accused of shooting his neighbor

A 24-year-old Cleveland man was arrested and charged over the weekend for allegedly shooting his neighbor. Around 5:48 a.m. on August 6, a woman called 911 to report her boyfriend was shot. White County E-911 dispatched deputies to 197 Webb West Road. When deputies arrived, they located the victim, 33-year-old...
CLEVELAND, GA
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Apparent Remains Of Missing Man Discovered

(Cleveland)- The search for a missing person in White County is apparently over. Search efforts were conducted Wednesday in the area of Rose Road and 75 Alternate, north of Cleveland for a missing person identified by the White County Sheriff’s office as Heath Williams. A social media post on...
WHITE COUNTY, GA
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Cleveland Man Charged In Connection With Saturday Shooting

(Cleveland)- A 24-year-old Cleveland man has been charged with Aggravated Assault in connection with the shooting of another man Saturday. Capt. Clay Hammond, Criminal Investigations Division with the White County Sheriff’s office said Saturday, August 6, the White County Sheriff’s Office received a call to 197 Webb West Road in reference to shots fired.
CLEVELAND, GA
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NE Ga police blotter includes shooting in Gainesville, social media car theft in Toccoa

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office says a social media challenge might have been behind a recent case of car theft in Toccoa: three juveniles are facing charges. The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary findings in the investigation of a plane crash in Wyoming, one that claimed the lives of a husband and wife from Hart County: Charlie and Kelli Schell operated the Cateechee Conference Center in Hartwell. The NTSB says their Cessna went down shortly after takeoff on July 14, crashing and burning in woods near Buffalo Wyoming.
TOCCOA, GA
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Davenport dominates for WoO LMS USA Nationals win

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Jonathan Davenport added another piece of history to his impressive 2022 resume Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. The Blairsville, Georgia driver held off Chris Madden in the final 10 laps to win his second consecutive USA Nationals, joining Billy Moyer and Jackie Boggs as the only drivers to win the event in back-to-back seasons.
NEW RICHMOND, WI
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Hall schools installs UV light on bus to mitigate COVID-19

A group of special education students may be able to breathe easier while riding the bus this year. Over the summer, Hall County Schools retrofitted an air filtration system on one of its special education buses. The unit is equipped with an ultraviolet C light that is meant to deactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Zoning request on Steve Tate Road ‘not in the best interest of the county’

A public zoning application for rezoning property near the Big Canoe North Gate form NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to HB (Highway Business) will be considered by the Pickens County Planning Commission on August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Pickens County Administration Building. In addition to the 36 uses allowed by the current zoning, the new zoning will allow additional auto oriented uses. The new zoning does not meet the county comprehensive plan, according to professional urban planner Michele Mellgren,
PICKENS COUNTY, GA
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Fort Benning releases names of soldiers killed at Ranger School in North Ga.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Fort Benning has released the names of the two soldiers killed in a weather-related accident in North Georgia on August 9. According to the US Army Fort Benning Facebook page, 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon and Staff Sgt. George Taber were two of five ranger candidates hit by a falling tree during a Ranger School weather-induced training at Yonah Mountains near Dahlonega, Georgia.
DAHLONEGA, GA

Names released in death of two Fort Benning Soldiers

FORT BENNING, Ga. (WRBL) — Fort Benning released the identities of the two soldiers who died due to a weather-related incident on Aug. 9. Fort Benning says that 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon and Staff Sgt. George Taber were two of five ranger candidates to be struck by a falling tree during “weather-induced training” held at […]
DAHLONEGA, GA
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Foundation Academy alum killed in Ranger School training incident

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon, who graduated from Foundation Academy in 2017, was one of two soldiers killed during a Ranger School training incident Tuesday, Aug. 9. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon and Staff Sgt. George Taber," officials reported via U.S. Army Fort Benning’s Facebook page. "During a Ranger School weather-induced training held Aug. 9 at Yonah Mountain near Dahlonega, Georgia, five Ranger candidates were struck by a falling tree. Fitzgibbon and Taber were pronounced deceased at the hospital. Three other candidates were injured in the incident. Two were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and one remains stable under medical care.”
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Lee Newton park damaged by vehicular assault

Jasper’s Lee Newton park suffered significant damage when a vehicle driven by Thomas John Macdonald ran throughout the park taking out light poles and leaving behind downed power lines. The park was subsequently closed until Georgia Power can safely restore electricity. The assailant, driving a truck taken from his...
JASPER, GA
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