🚧 Traffic Alert: Crash Blocks Lane on SR 16 West in Spalding County, Georgia
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. A traffic collision has led to the closure of one right lane and the shoulder on SR 16 West at the milestone of 22.08 near Wani Rd., Spalding County, Georgia. Motorists are advised to avoid travelling in this direction and to seek alternative routes if possible. The estimated time for the lanes to reopen is 1:30 pm. To stay informed on the latest updates regarding this incident, please call 511 and follow the incident details provided here: https://t.co/3Mjwm9jXJE.
Savor the Sea in Griffin: A Guide to the Top 3 Seafood Spots
This article presents three exceptional seafood restaurants located in Griffin. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to leave your comments below:
K-9 sniffs out $700K worth of cocaine during traffic stop in Fayette County
“As you can probably tell by the smile on his face, Jäger loves helping make Fayette County a safer place,” the sheriff’s office said.
GHSA doles out punishment from Spalding-Wayne County girls’ playoff game fight
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) handed down the punishment from its investigation of a “multi-player fight” between Spalding High School and Wayne County High School on Feb. 20. The incident happened at Wayne County High School during the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs, according to letters received by […]
Authorities Seek Assistance Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Surveillance footage from Kohl’s on Zebulon Road captured two individuals leaving the store premises with more than $1,000 worth of Nike and Levi merchandise. The incident has prompted authorities to seek public assistance in identifying the suspects involved. If you have any information about the incident or know the...
Double Or Nothing! Georgia Commissioner Advocates For Statewide Casinos And Sports Betting
Henry County Commission Chair, Carlotta Harrell, made a compelling case for legalized sports betting and casino gambling in Georgia. Henry County Commission Chair Carlotta Harrell made a case for legalized sports betting and casino gambling in Georgia during a public comment session before the Senate Economic Development & Tourism Committee, according to MHF News. Sponsored by Sen. Carden Summers, R-Cordele, Senate Resolution 538 proposes a referendum for Georgia voters to decide on the legalization of sports betting and casinos throughout the state. If approved by the Legislature, the resolution will appear on the November ballot, with the potential to take effect in July 2025.
Former Georgia football player stays competitive on NASCAR pit crew
HAMPTON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One former Georgia Bulldog is finding a way to stay competitive after leaving football. We caught up with Jackman Nate McBride during the Ambetter Health 400 race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As the cars sped by at 180 miles per hour, McBride and the No....
Clayton County jail without power, water, phones, internet
Power to the Clayton County jail has gone completely out, leaving inmates and staff with no phone, lights, internet, or HVAC, according to the sheriff.
Laken Riley murder exposed glaring security lapses on college campuses, need for emergency blue lights
Laken Riley's murder on UGA's campus has prompted a call for emergency blue lights on campus. Riley, an Augusta University nursing student, was killed while jogging.
🚨 Traffic Alert Update: Extended Clear Time for Crash on SR 16 W in Spalding County, Georgia
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. Local commuters in Spalding County may experience extended delays due to a traffic incident. All lanes on SR 16 West just past Bailey Jester Rd. (mile marker 22.77) in Griffin, Georgia, are currently blocked as a result of a crash. Initially, the estimated clearance time for the roadway was set for 6:40 am; however, the latest update has pushed this time to 7:17 am. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to consider alternative routes if possible. For continuous updates on this situation, please visit https://t.co/uwTGYOHMp3 and check the live status at https://t.co/7cX5WTOoKD.
Burglars steal $17,000 worth of alcohol from liquor store in Henry County
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying some burglary suspects. The Stockbridge Police Department says on Feb. 24 at 6:27 a.m., at least three individuals were seen burglarizing the Stockbridge Bottle Shop located at 5039 N. Henry Blvd. Police say the...
Local Air Force Veteran and Wellness CEO Named Veteran of the Month
In February 2024, Chief Master Sgt. Betty J. Abraham was named Veteran of the Month. Abraham served in the US Air Force for 30 years, from March 1978 to May 2008. She worked in Communications Security, Aircraft Dispatch, and Physical Therapy. She also held special duties, including First-Term Airman Superintendent and Superintendent of Professional Development. Her career ended as Chief of the Medical Group at Moody AFB, Georgia.
Sheriff Reports Arrests
The following arrests and charges were recently reported by Fayette County Sheriff’s Office:. Colin A. Yeats — felony probation/parole violation.
The coldest February in Butts County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
'I don't want to lose my other daughter' | Georgia mother signals way newborn was fed formula could have contributed to her death
ATLANTA — A Georgia mother is warning other parents to be wary of what and how their newborn children are fed, saying it can have irreversible consequences. She, like a group of parents nationwide, claims a disease that could be possibly linked to baby formula is causing premature babies to die or suffer lifelong complications.
911 Operator Wins VFW Dispatcher of the Year
Fayette County 911 dispatcher Nicolette was recently awarded the 2024 Veterans of Foreign Wars Georgia 911 Dispatcher of the Year award during a recent VFW ceremony. In addition to being the second annual recipient of the award, she is the second Fayette County 911 employee to receive the recognition, which was first given to 2023 winner Leslie.
Car Theft Suspects Arrested In Lovejoy Area
LOVEJOY — The Lovejoy Police Department announcement Monday that several suspects were arrested in connection to a series of car thefts and break-ins. In the Monday press release, Lovejoy Police said officers had been investigating the thefts and break-ins in February and the incidents were believed to be perpetrated by a ring of various individuals.
🚧 Lane Closures on I-75 South Near Hudson Bridge Rd., Henry County
HENRY COUNTY, GA – Travelers have been advised to avoid the I-75 Southbound lanes before Hudson Bridge Rd. due to a vehicle stall that has led to the closure of two right lanes and the shoulder at mile marker 224.6. Authorities have projected the situation to be resolved by approximately 1:00 pm today. Motorists are recommended to seek alternative routes to avoid delays. For updates on this incident, travelers can call 511 or follow the incident at https://t.co/U48ZqfALla.
Suzanne Bush Retiring as Henry County Museum Director
After three rewarding years serving as the Director of our beloved museum, I am writing to announce my retirement. It has been an incredible journey filled with learning about our shared history, culture, and shared passion for preserving our heritage. As I step down from this role, I want to express my deepest gratitude to each and every one of you.
Arts Clayton Event Returns To Jonesboro
JONESBORO — The annual Arts Clayton Event will return on Friday, March 1 at the Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro — highlighting various pieces of student artwork, films, photography, graphic designs, and more. While the annual event originally began in 2015, it was cancelled in 2020 and 2021...