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Mother describes prison extortion nightmare for son in Georgia prison
JACKSON, Ga. - The Georgia Department of Corrections is investigating a case of inmates extorting another inmate’s family for money from inside the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison (GDCP) in Jackson. Kimberly Industrious says she received a call on Sunday from her son in the prison in Jackson, saying...
Video shows Ga. driver escape seconds before train obliterates car
Terrifying video shows a driver escape from his car moments before it is pummeled by a train in Monroe County.
Spalding County deadly crash under investigation
The northbound lanes of Highway 41 North Expressway were closed Thursday as police investigate a three-vehicle crash. It happened just before 2 p.m. A Spalding County fire truck, a pickup and a Dodge Charger all involved.
Join the Grinch Christmas Party for a Festive Twist and a Good Cause!
🎄🎉 Get ready for a festive celebration with a twist! The Grinch Christmas Party is coming your way. Scheduled for Sun, Dec 10 · 1pm - 3pm, the event promises to be a blast, filled with laughter, games, and holiday cheer.
Plant Scherer named one the nations most deadly coal power plants. Neighbors aren't surprised
JULIETTE, Ga. — American Association of the Advancement of Science published a list that showed the most dangerous coal power plants in the Southeast. Of the five coal power plants in the region, Plant Scherer was ranked the fourth most deadly. This wasn't breaking news to people in Juliette.
Discovering Milner: A Hidden Gem in Lamar County, Georgia
Located in Lamar County, Georgia, the Milner neighborhood is a charming town with a population of 555. Offering a suburban rural mix feel, Milner is a place where residents can enjoy a peaceful and close-knit community. With a majority of residents owning their homes, Milner is an ideal place for families to settle down and call home.
Henry County Board of Commissioners Approve Memorial Marker For Officer Killed in 2004 Accident
MCDONOUGH — A memorial marker will be placed on Jonesboro Road in honor of Henry County Police Sgt. James Curtis Gilbert Jr. following a unanimous vote of the Henry County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. Gilbert was killed in a 2004 accident. The marker will be placed on Jonesboro Road...
Henry County judge arrested on battery charge after encounter with lawyer
Henry County Superior Court Chief Judge Brian J. Amero has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of simple battery, accu...
Operation Salvation: Free Gas Cards and Food at Truth Ministries International
The community is invited to a unique event, OPERATION SALVATION - FREE GAS CARDS, that is set to take place at the TRUTH MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL. This is not your average event, it's a chance to get your gas tank filled for free and also enjoy some hot food, all at no cost!
Newton County Adoptable Pets - Week of December 8
Several animals in Newton County are looking for their 'fur-ever' homes. The animals in this gallery are housed at Newton County Animal Control. Each animal is listed by their intake number/name.
Henry County officer killed on duty to be honored with memorial marker
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - A new marker will be put up in Henry County in remembrance of a police sergeant who was killed while on duty. Sgt. James "Jimmy" Gilbert was killed on May 2, 2004, when his patrol car hit the back of a tractor-trailer truck that officials say was parked illegally on the shoulder of Interstate 75.
Butts County Jail Blotter
The following names and charges appeared in the Butts County Jail Logbook for the period of Nov. 27 to Dec. 4, 2023. They were reported by the Butts County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson Police Department, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and Georgia State Patrol:. Darian Deandre Berry♦ , 43, Cenie...
The Griffin Editorial 12/8
This week, The Griffin reported on Dr. Sara Morris’ proposal to modify Canisius’ pass/fail policy. The Griffin believes that the new proposal should be adopted by Canisius. As it stands now, juniors and seniors can choose one free-elective course per semester, and four classes in total to choose...
Butts County Adoptable Dogs - Week of December 7
These dogs in Butts County are searching for their 'fur-ever' homes. Additionally, many of them are seeking foster homes. Dogs in this gallery are not housed in a facility, rather Butts Mutts relies on fosters and volunteers to help get their dogs ready for adoption. For more information on any...
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 Nov. 27 - Dec. 3:. • Shane Kierston Andrews, 39, King Road, Jonesboro; aggravated assault, burglary, entering...
Residents say delayed landfill project reeks of mismanagement
BARNESVILLE, Ga. - A rural Georgia county’s plan to go green with its landfill has sparked a major backlash from upset taxpayers. Lamar County’s solid waste authority has spent more than $20 million on a waste-to-fuel project that was originally supposed to be completed by November 2017. After multiple delays, the project still hasn’t launched, with machinery sitting idle and payments on a $27.5 million state loan starting in April, an investigation by the FOX 5 I-Team found.
Busy highway reopened after sulfuric acid spill shut down I-285, hospitalizing 2, GDOT says
All lanes are back open and traffic is flowing, according to Triple Team Traffic.
Barnesville’s newest industry is both unique and innovative
Ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremonies were conducted Friday at Atlanta Motive Power Service (AMPS), Barnesville’s newest industry. Owners Austin and Kayla Woods, along with their young son Beau, welcomed a large crowd of well-wishers who enjoyed coffee, doughnuts and a barbecue lunch. AMPS is located in a section...
Lovejoy Library to Host Teen Racing Video Game Tournament Next Week
Lovejoy Branch Library presents the Teen Racing Video Game Tournament on Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 1721 McDonough Rd. Hampton, GA 30228. Call 770-472-8129 or visit https://rb.gy/tsymub for more information. #ClaytonconnectedVisit here for more details.
Henry County School District Recovers from Attempted Ransomware Attack
Discover how Henry County students are gradually regaining online access following an attempted ransomware attack on the district server. Learn why smaller entities like school systems are increasingly targeted and what measures are being taken to enhance their cybersecurity.