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Georgia State Trooper Killed in I-75 Crash InvestigationiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
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How a nurse log works 🌲 Defined as fallen trees that provide “ecological facilitation” as they decay, nurse logs offer seedlings shade, nutrients, water and protection from disease and pathogens.An Adventure with Nick & RachelNewsBreak Contributor
Decatur Teen Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old in SnellvilleRadiantWriterNewsBreak Contributor
13-year-old caught by deputies driving with loaded gun, marijuana pipe
A 13-year-old from the Florida Panhandle is accused of driving with a loaded revolver in their vehicle, along with a marijuana pipe, authorities said.
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Covington
In this article, we will be exploring three outstanding Mexican restaurants in Covington. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
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 for Feb. 12 to Feb. 19:. Taneisha Brianna Ammons♦ , 27, Hunters Ridge Drive, Monticello; possession of cocaine,...
MPD Reports: Homeless issues arise – one instance after discharge from the hospital
The City of Monroe Police Department reported the following incidents for the period Feb. 8 – 15, 2024. Due to the length, this report has been split into five parts. This is the final part. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction. Traffic Stop/Arrest –...
GBI assisting Walton County deputies with deadly shooting investigation
WALTON COUNTY, Ga. — A homeowner's attempt to defend himself ended with gunfire Saturday in Walton County, deputies said. The Walton County Sheriff's Office said they responded to a residence on Chickadee Drive, which is in the south side of the county, around 2 a.m. Saturday for a "shots fired call."
Who murderd Derrick Denson?
The Butts County Sheriff's Office has increased the reward for information about the murder of Derrick Denson, who was shot and killed during a home invasion in 2019, to $30,000,
🚧 Traffic Update: Extended Clear Time for I-20 W Lane Closures Near Almon Rd., Newton County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. Traffic Alert for Newton County motorists: Two out of three lanes on I-20 Westbound before Almon Road (mile marker 88) are currently blocked due to a brush fire. Drivers are advised to proceed with caution. The estimated clearing time has been updated to 3:30 pm. Originally, the situation was expected to be resolved by 2:30 pm, but the latest update indicates that the roadway will be affected for an additional hour. Stay informed on the progress of this incident by calling 511 or following the provided link: https://t.co/mGqsE8D5B3. Please plan your travel accordingly and remain alert for emergency vehicles and personnel in the area.
Shops at Covington Town Center Sold
The Publix-anchored shopping center in Covington opened last year.
Walmart in Monroe is hiring
Walmart in Monroe has many open job postings in all departments of the company. Click or tap on the relevant link for more information. Editor’s Note: These job postings were found on the Walmart career website on Feb. 24, 2024. Please note a job posting could be removed at any time due to the position being filled.
Georgia high court wipes murder conviction, life sentence
The Georgia Supreme Court has wiped the felony murder conviction and life sentence imposed against a man involved in a fatal shooting, as his lawyer was ineffective at trial. Darnell Floyd testified at trial that he shot Telmo Ortiz in self defense.
Henry County Director of Emergency Management Services Has Been Put On Paid Administrative Leave
Follow up on a story we brought you last week. The Henry County Director of Emergency Management Services, Bradley W. Wright has been put on paid administrative leave following his arrest on February 13th. Wright turned himself in to Benton County Sheriffs Office on charges of Tampering with a Witness...
Push to Allow Casinos in Georgia Draws Support of Henry County Leader
Henry County Chair Carlotta Harrell was the latest this week to voice her support for casinos in Georgia. The topic advanced out of senate committee on Thursday, February 22, but it remains to be seen whether the full senate will consider the bill. [...]. You have reached subscriber-only content. Unlock...
Police say guns and drugs in Henry County home could be linked to a larger investigation
Police say they found several pounds of cocaine, marijuana and guns.
Free Conyers Concert Series Kicks Off this Spring: Local Restaurants and Food Trucks to Participate
The city of Conyers is launching a free concert series this spring, starting on Saturday, April 13. The first concert will feature Soul Cartel, an American band known for their mix of funk and R&B, and KymBerli Dee, an experienced artist in the Neo-Soul and R&B genres. The concerts will be held on Bank Street in Olde Town Conyers, with food options from food trucks and local restaurants.
Police need public’s help identifying Zaxby’s murder suspect
Officials with DeKalb County Police Department (DKPD) said they are seeking any information from the public that will lead to the arrest of a suspect after a deadly incident at a Zaxby’s restaurant in Lithonia. The murder occurred on Feb. 6 at the Zaxby’s located at 2316 Panola Road....
Portion Of Money From Fund Balance To Go To Roads
MCDONOUGH — In its regular meeting Feb. 20 the Henry County Board of Commissioners confirmed that part of the money from a projected fund balance will go to roads. The county commission originally voted Feb. 6 to divide half of a projected $7.5 million fund balance among the six commissioners to be used for immediate needs such as roads.
Butts County Building Maintenance Department Hiring for Maintenance Worker III Position
The Butts County Building Maintenance Department is hiring for the Maintenance Worker III position. The chosen candidate may need to get Georgia Basic Jail Officer Certification within six months of hiring. The job involves intermediate-level facility maintenance and repair work, equipment operation, and ensuring the availability of necessary materials and tools.
Five Female Inmates Graduate from NCSO Women’s Welding Training Program
COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office, as part of an ongoing partnership with Action Inc. and Georgia Piedmont Technical College, graduated five female inmate residents from the Women’s Welding Training Program on Feb. 9. The five graduates are: Stephanie Ellis, Mandy Land, Victoria Sutton, Ivory Watson...
Conyers, February 26 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Woodland High School - Stockbridge soccer team will have a game with Heritage High School - Conyers on February 26, 2024, 16:30:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
🚨 Traffic Alert: Lane Closure on I-75 North due to Crash in Henry County, GA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. HENRY COUNTY, GA - Motorists on I-75 North near Hudson Bridge Rd. are experiencing delays following a crash that has led to the closure of one left lane. The incident occurred at mile marker 224.6 and is expected to affect the traffic flow in the area. Commuters are advised to seek alternative routes to avoid congestion. The estimated time for the lane to reopen is 8:30 am. Travelers can call 511 for the latest traffic updates and visit https://t.co/uwTGYOHMp3 to check current road conditions. Drivers are urged to approach the area with caution and plan their commutes accordingly.