Driver dies after crashing into hale bale on I-75 in Peach County, GSP says

[ad_1] PEACH COUNTY, Ga. – One person is dead after their car slammed into a large hay bale that fell from a truck along Interstate 75 in Middle Georgia over the weekend. Georgia State Patrol troopers said the crash happened around 10:22 a.m. Sunday near mile marker 151 along I-75 in Peach County in between […]

Incumbents Bourdeaux, McBath compete for same metro Atlanta seat in Congress

[ad_1] State Rep. Donna McLeod, the first Jamaican-born person to serve in the Georgia Legislature, is also a candidate, but the Lawrenceville resident is considered a long shot to win the primary. The victor is likely to win the general election in November because the Republican-controlled Legislature redrew the district in November to lean heavily […]

Extreme – shot mostly in Georgia

The first episode opens with a warning not to replicate these stunts, then interlays an edited segment of John F. Kennedy’s speech in 1962 proclaiming the United States’ intention of going to the moon by the end of the decade. “Why climb the highest mountain? Why fly the Atlantic?” Kennedy said. “Not because they are […]

Georgia senators introduce bill to protect Chattahoochee River | News

ATLANTA — Georgia’s two Democratic U.S. senators have introduced legislation to protect the Chattahoochee River. The bill authorizes $90 million for projects to improve water quality in the Chattahoochee, protect essential public works and restore ecosystems along the river. Individual projects would be allocated up to $15 million. “The Chattahoochee River is one of Georgia’s […]

Cows caught on camera invading Georgia neighborhood

[ad_1] Georgia woman finds herd of dairy cows mooing at her door The cow invasion was caught on camera via a Ring Video Doorbell at a neighborhood in Warner Robins, Georgia. WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – A Warner Robins homeowner had a rather unexpected group of visitors at her front door, a herd of cows. The […]

Howell Mill Road in NW Atlanta shut down after wreck damages gas meter

[ad_1] The crash took place just before noon outside an Urgent and Primary Care location on Howell Mill Road at Beck Street, Atlanta Fire Rescue said in a tweet. The stretch of Howell Mill Road just off I-75 is a heavily traveled commercial area that typically sees a big lunch rush. The gas was turned […]

HAPPENING NOW: Severe weather moving through Atlanta metro – WSB-TV Channel 2

[ad_1] Heavy downpours and potentially damaging wind is moving through metro Atlanta. Severe Weather Team 2 Meteorologist Brad Nitz said there is a small risk for isolated tornadoes with the system that is currently moving through. Stay with Severe Weather Team 2 throughout the evening as they update the timing and risks, on Channel 2 […]

Windy Weather, Tornados, Thunderstorms Predicted Overnight

[ad_1] ATLANTA, GA – A wind advisory is in effect for much of North Georgia beginning this afternoon and going through early Friday morning, forecasters say. The National Weather Service issued the advisory in anticipation of a weather system coming into the area bringing winds of between 10 and 20 mph with gusts of up […]

Revisions coming to Georgia mental health bill

[ad_1] article ATLANTA – A key Georgia lawmaker said Wednesday that he anticipates major revisions soon to a sweeping bill to address the state’s dismal mental health care system. Republican Rep. Todd Jones, a sponsor of the bill, said work on the legislation was continuing. Jones and a Democratic sponsor of the legislation, State Rep. […]

Man shot during struggle over Georgia deputy’s gun, officials say

[ad_1] The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to investigate the shooting, the 14th officer-involved shooting the state agency has investigated this year. Earlier Tuesday, the GBI was called to Coweta County following another shooting on I-85. According to authorities, Coweta deputies opened fire on a man driving a stolen tractor-trailer northbound on the […]