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Rockdale County hit by ransomware attack

ROCKDALE COUNTY -- Rockdale County was hit by a ransomware attack earlier this month, but the county reports the attack did not...

Atlanta Mayor halts development around Westside Park

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has halted new construction permits and rezoning requests in the area surrounding Westside Park due...

Brown water, doing donuts in the snow and other news you missed over the weekend

It's time to play a little game of catch-up for those local news items you may have missed over the weekend.

Why is the water in Decatur brown today?

DECATUR -- If you live in the Decatur area and are experiencing brown water today, the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management...

5 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

From concerns about Georgia's teen suicide rate to the first Georgians to test positive for Coronavirus, this week has been an informative...

50-year-old Canton man convicted of child molestation

CANTON -- A Cherokee County jury has convicted a 50-year-old Canton man of aggravated assault, battery-family violence, child molestation, contributing to the...

Her son was transferred to an out-of-network hospital in an emergency. She got a surprise bill for $11,000

Lelia Stina had to act fast when her 4-year-old son, Liam, developed severe breathing problems last August. First she...

Georgia couple tests positive for Coronavirus

A Georgia couple has tested positive for Coronavirus while onboard a cruise ship in Tokyo, Japan. According to Georgia...

Georgia By The Numbers: Teen suicide is a bigger problem than you think

The Georgia Department of Education has released the 2019 Georgia Student Health Survey and the results are startling in terms of teen...

Clark Howard testifies before lawmakers amid push for health care transparency in Georgia

Consumers often have no idea about what they will pay for a medical procedure – or about the quality of care they...

Kemp: ‘Georgia just tests too much’

Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled legislation Tuesday that would reduce the number of standardized tests public school students must take in Georgia and...

Hall County residents can now text 911 in an emergency

HALL COUNTY -- Residents in Hall County can now text 911 in an emergency when it might be unsafe to make a...

Police search for black Jeep that damaged property near Northwestern Middle School in Milton

MILTON -- The Milton Police Department is looking for the occupants of a black Jeep Renegade who are responsible for doing "donuts"...

Sheriff’s Department: 77-year-old shot three people during deadly domestic dispute

DALLAS -- A domestic dispute turned deadly in Dallas when Sheriff's Dept. officials say a 77-year-old man opened fire on his wife,...

Sheriff’s Department says Bibb County inmate hanged himself

MACON -- A Bibb County inmate has died and Sheriff's Dept. officials say he appears to have hanged himself.

Kemp asks Public Safety chief to resign after state trooper cheating scandal

ATLANTA – Georgia’s public safety chief offered up his resignation Thursday in the wake of a cheating scandal in which 30 new...

Escaped Georgia inmate taken into custody in Alabama

A man who escaped from a Georgia prison has been located and taken into custody in Alabama, the Haralson County Sheriff's Dept....

Be On The Lookout: An inmate has escaped from a Georgia prison

UPDATE: The escaped inmate has been located and taken into custody in Alabama. Read more here. Georgia law enforcement...

Georgia turns to TikTok to educate voters about the state’s new voting system

Want to know how Georgia's new voting machines are going to work? You may be able to get your answers from TikTok.

Doug Collins to challenge Kelly Loeffler for Georgia senate seat

Georgia’s wild year of politics just got wilder. After much speculation, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins announced Wednesday morning that...

Voting precincts in Augusta are changing. Make sure you know where to vote

AUGUSTA -- Voters in several precincts in Augusta will be voting at new polling locations starting in the March 24 primary election.

Human traffickers in Georgia could lose their commercial driver’s licenses

A bill introduced by an Athens republican would revoke commercial driver's licenses from anyone convicted of human trafficking. State...

Proposed funding cuts could impact mental health care in Georgia

State budget cuts could hit mental health services hard in Georgia, forcing behavioral health officials to pump more money into handling crisis...

Will this be the year Georgia eliminates the statute of limitations on rape?

A Georgia senator from Augusta is trying to eliminate the state's statute of limitations on rape and other sexual offenses.

Dunwoody moves forward on Perimeter Center East Park

DUNWOODY -- A new community park is coming to the Perimeter Center East community of Dunwoody. The Dunwoody...

Avondale Estates residents will pay more for trash and recycling services this year

AVONDALE ESTATES -- Residents of Avondale Estates will see an increase of $23 in trash and recycling fees on their tax bills...

Albany residents can now share their Ring videos with the police department

ALBANY -- The Albany Police Department has joined Neighbors by Ring, allowing the department to have a virtual neighborhood watch.

Georgia-based podcast ranked #1 Gospel Music Podcast

MARIETTA -- Southern Gospel News Podcast, the audible voice of gospel music, has been named as the "#1 Gospel Music Podcast you Must Follow...

Andretti Indoor Karting closes Roswell location

ROSWELL -- Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, a popular destination for kids and parents, abruptly closed its location in Roswell Jan. 1...

Georgia’s favorite Christmas song is about snow

Georgia's favorite Christmas song comes with a touch of wistfulness and irony. VerizonSpecials.com recently released its list of the most popular Christmas...

Meet the new dean of UGA’s Tifton Campus

Michael Toews has been named assistant dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to oversee the Tifton...

VIDEO: Here are the 5 most expensive homes on the market in Atlanta

From a 1930s estate that could easily host one of The Great Gatsby's famous parties to a more modern mansion that Count...

Lazy Llama is replacing HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern in Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The owner's aren't changing, but the restaurant is. Midtown's decade-old HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is being replaced by Lazy Llama Cantina...

Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp to host Valentine’s Day benefit dinner

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire has partnered with Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp on Tybee Island for a Valentine’s Day benefit...

Win big with these Super Bowl party recipes

(Family Features) When game day arrives and your crowd is ready to crank up the heat, turning to appetizers and dishes that...

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Augusta

There's more to Augusta than golf. Though the Master's Tournament doubles the city's population each year and is what the city is...

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