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Second suspect identified in fatal double shooting
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a January double killing that investigators believe began as an armed robbery. Demon Rantray McCrary, 37, was arrested on May 26 on charges of murder and conspiracy to commit a felony, according to jail reports. The shooting occurred in the Blackjack...
Home disputes result in 2 arrests
A Fayetteville man is in custody because he wouldn’t let his girlfriend leave their home, and a Peachtree City man is in jail because he went back to a home that isn’t his home anymore. According to reports, a June 1 domestic dispute at a home on Chase...
Heartwarming update in story of mom facing eviction while daughter fights kidney failure
GRIFFIN, Ga. — A metro area mom of eight, who's working hard to keep her family afloat while one of her daughters is battling kidney failure, is experiencing overwhelming support after her story touched the community. 11Alive first shared Ebon Sledge's story on Friday. Sledge's daughter J’Adore was diagnosed...
Woman shoplifted, fought manager, and urinated in gas station trash can, police say
Henry County police say a woman is wanted for several crimes, including urinating in a gas station trash can after being told the restroom was out of order.
Butts County Jail Blotter
The following names and charges appeared in the Butts County Jail Logbook for the period of May 29 to June 5, 2023. They were reported by the Butts County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson Police Department, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and Georgia State Patrol:. ♦ Thomas Douglas Metzler Jr., 46,...
Ga. police K-9 dies in hot cruiser after air conditioning malfunctions during officer training
ATLANTA — For the second time in less than two weeks, a K-9 working for a metro Atlanta police department has died of a medical emergency after being left inside a patrol car. Cobb County police were participating in active shooter training at Allatoona High School on Monday when...
Police say two women they say stole ‘large amount’ of men’s Nike shorts from Dick’s Sporting Goods
Police have released surveillance images that show the two suspects and the car.
Lights out on I-75 in south metro are now coming back on
The Georgia Department of Transportation put the lights in, but it turns out that typically GDOT is not responsible for keeping them on.
Man arrested, accused of breaking into McDonough home, starting fire
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man accused of breaking into a occupied home in McDonough early Thursday, which he then robbed and set on fire, authorities said.
Public Notice Budget Hearing
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Hearing on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. for all interested citizens of Clayton County. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners’ Board Room, 112 Smith Street, Jonesboro, Georgia. The proposed FY 2024 budget will be presented.
UGA-Griffin celebrates Class of 2023
GRIFFIN — The University of Georgia-Griffin campus held its Spring Graduation Celebration and Brick Ceremony for 21 members of the Class of 2023 recently, representing four of the colleges that offer degrees at UGA-Griffin. Each graduating student at UGA-Griffin is honored with a lasting mark on campus, a brick...
Video shows rock-throwing bandit committing same crime twice at two separate Clayton businesses
A man was caught on surveillance video damaging a Clayton County business.
Police looking for man who used rocks to break into Clayton County businesses
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Clayton County police are searching for a man they say broke into two Jonesboro establishments. Investigators say the first incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. on May 22 along the 7100 block of Tara Boulevard. Surveillance video captured a man using a rock to...
Church car show a success despite threat of county penalty
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — More than 100 vintage and classic automobiles were spread across the Flat Creek Baptist Church campus on Saturday in defiance of government officials who had threatened to levy a hefty fine if the congregation didn’t cancel a car show. “We’re not doing this in a...
Rick Ross Receives Praise From Authorities For Handling Of Car Show
Rick Ross' car show reportedly went over well with local authorities.
2nd suspect charged in Coweta double homicide; more arrests expected
A second man has been arrested in the case of a January double killing in Coweta County that investigators believe likely began as an armed robbery.
Small Business Listening Session Saturday, June 17, 2023
The Development Authority of Clayton County invites you to attend a Small Business Listening Session on Sat., June 17, 2023, from 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. The event will be in the Community Room at the Clayton County Police Department, at 7911 North McDonough Street, Jonesboro. GA 30236. #Claytonconnected. Registration Link:
Man who burglarized McDonough home, attempted to set it on fire arrested
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man accused of burglarizing a home and attempting to set it on fire has been arrested, McDonough police said. It happened between 4:45 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. Thursday, June 1 on Parkside Way. According to the owner of the home, someone busted out...
Georgia Methodists approve reparations plan to support Black congregations
The plan was approved by the North Georgia UMC as a way to honor Red Oak United Methodist Church, a small historically Black congregation in Griffin, Ga. that closed earlier that year as membership fell. People moved away, found larger church homes or died.
Piedmont to terminate Humana’s Medicare Advantage plan
Thousands of area residents may soon find that the only hospital in Coweta County is considered out-of-network. Unless negotiations are successful, Piedmont Healthcare including Piedmont hospitals in Newnan, Fayetteville and Atlanta will terminate the agreement with Humana Medicare Advantage effective Sept. 7. Pete Pedersen, 82, a Newnan resident said he...
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