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Man stabbed in Griffin dies from injuries, police say

GRIFFIN, Ga. — A man is dead after he was stabbed Tuesday morning in Griffin, according to the Griffin Police Department. Police found the 47-year-old after they were called to the 100 block of W Tinsley Street. They said officers were initially called to the area for a “domestic related call,” and later found the man with a stab wound.

Meriwether man sentenced to life in prison for the 2020 death of Pat’s Corner Store owner

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Andreco Darnell Parham, 38, was sentenced on Jan. 27 for the murder of 78-year-old Patricia Underwood. As Patricia was closing up her store, Parham had a dispute with an unidentified man outside the store during which he fired approximately six shots at that man. A stray bullet went through the window and hit Underwood in the head, killing her.

New disaster recovery center to open in Meriwether Co.

MERIWETHER, Ga. (WTVM) - FEMA is opening another Disaster Recovery Center in Meriwether County for storm victims. The center will be located at West Georgia Technical College and will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For needs directly related to the Jan.12 weather systems, FEMA may be able...

Georgia man sentenced to 25 years for Henry County gas station armed robbery

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia man will spend the next 25 years behind bars after deputies say he robbed a Henry County gas station at gunpoint. A Henry County jury found Corey Criswell, 33, of Pike County, guilty on one count of armed robbery, three counts of aggravated assault, criminal attempt to commit a felony, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Georgia officials mum on taxpayer incentives for Green Georgia

(The Center Square) — A sustainable building materials manufacturing company plans to spend $59 million on its new headquarters in Thomaston. Green Georgia LLC, a startup, designs and manufactures low-carbon materials for prefabricated buildings, including sustainable factories. State and company officials expect the project to create more than 170 jobs. "Green Georgia is an eco-friendly building solutions company that is going to transform the way we build today," John Wolfington,...

Parachute Opens in Thomaston

Parachute and the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening Thomaston's first plasma donation center. Parachute offers Georgia residents the opportunity to earn extra income by donating life-saving plasma. Parachute's mission is to increase national access to plasma by introducing thoughtfully designed plasma donation...

Tanger Outlets Locust Grove | Outlet mall in Georgia

Another outlet option in Atlanta, this one located south of the city, is Tanger Outlets Locust Grove. Its selection of stores is quite good as there are options for all tastes such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Nautica, Carter's or GAP baby clothing store. It is smaller than the other outlets...

Griffin, January 31 High School ⚽ Game Notice

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Convoy of Care delivers supplies to storm victims

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga — WSBTV’s Convoy of Care rolled into Griffin, delivering thousands of pounds of essential. household supplies to the victims of severe storms and tornadoes two weeks ago. The supplies,. which included toiletries, baby supplies, cleaning products and pet food and non-perishable food. were donated by...

Insurance Commissioner's Office & NICB Personnel Deployed to Catastrophe Claims Village

Deadly tornados moved across the Southeast earlier this month impacting thousands of homeowners and business owners alike. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is reminding residents to stay vigilant when hiring a contractor, or other vendors, to make repairs to homes and businesses.