Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:31:01 GMT
An FBI agent was shot and injured in Atlanta on Friday in an altercation with the suspect in the shooting of a Banks County deputy earlier in the week. FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett said the agent was shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:07:55 GMT
For the duration of the actual reconstruction project, guests can contribute to a large-scale bridge outside of the center's Model Builder Academy. The Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta and the Georgia Department of Transportation collaboration aims to "help inspire the minds of young engineers-to-be and shed a positive, creative light on the high-profile reconstruction of I-85," according to a news release.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:28:20 GMT
Georgia's economic growth accelerated to 5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017 from 2.3 percent in the same period a year ago, the National Statistics Service said on Friday, helped by a rise in exports and by remittances from Georgians living abroad. In March alone, growth was 5.3 percent, up from 3.4 percent in March 2016 and from 4.4 percent in February 2017.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:32:05 GMT
A Georgia woman has been charged with threatening to blow up daycare centers where she'd been employed in the past.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:39:16 GMT
A Georgia state lawmaker is helping to distribute cannabis oil to hundreds of sick people who are now allowed by the state to possess medical marijuana, but have no legal way of obtaining it. MACON, Ga.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:39:15 GMT
Once a month, a cardboard box from Colorado appears at the office of a conservative Christian lawmaker in central Georgia, filled with derivatives of marijuana, to be distributed around the state in the shadows of the law. Operating in ways he hopes will avoid felony charges of drug trafficking, state Rep. Allen Peake is taking matters into his own hands.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:18:52 GMT
Melissa, Yolanda, Jake, and Jim and the WALB News Ten crew broadcast our 5:30 newscast live at the train depot in Sylvester. We had dozens of people come out to join us and watch the newscast.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:40:46 GMT
Two Bryan County students, Bradley Howard from Bryan County High and Chelsea Riley from Richmond Hill High are among the 183 graduating seniors from schools across Georgia who have been recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars, the Georgia Department of Education announced April 17. Through the Georgia Scholar program, the department identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life. The program is coordinated by the department's Excellence Recognition Office and through local coordinators in each public school system and in private schools throughout the state.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:51:30 GMT
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that Lenorris Williams, 33, and Kimberly Williams, 36, are in custody at the Miller County Jail. The GBI received arrest warrants for the two suspects after Georgia Mae Green Griffin, 61, was found injured at her residence while it was on fire.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:04:12 GMT
Private colleges that don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities would lose state funding for scholarships and research under a new Georgia law. The measure is expected to have no immediate impact since no colleges in Georgia have embraced so-called "sanctuary" policies.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:03:23 GMT
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the suspect fired multiple times at deputies Wednesday, striking one officer whose ballistic vest stopped the bullet.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:27:52 GMT
During the 2017-2018 Georgia General Assembly legislative session, the House and Senate voted to approve HB249, a bill that would make several changes to the Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program . HB249 was sent to the governor on April 7, 2017.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:54:41 GMT
"Guns in the wrong hands is always a problem and that is the problem of this country right now," said Captain Maurice Holmes, Thomasville PD. "Guns are very sensitive items, the problem is as far as gun security, thats where the lack is coming in at," said Holmes.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:57:16 GMT
In this undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, J.W. Ledford Jr., poses for a photo. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said in a news release Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that 45-year-old Ledford, a death row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor, is scheduled to die May 16 at the state prison in Jackson, Ga.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:06:02 GMT
Second-grade students get a vehicle demonstration from the Douglas County Fire Department during a Georgia Cities Week event in Douglasville last Friday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:01:20 GMT
State officials have announced that rebuilding the collapsed section of Interstate 85 in Atlanta will cost up to $16.6 million. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Department of Transportation has set a June 15 deadline for the completion of the new I-85 bridge, although no official timetable was announced.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:18:46 GMT
The 3 pounds of methamphetamine seized has distinct crystals that can be seen inside a large Ziploc bag. The street value of the meth is $80,000, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.