Local News

Reward offered for information on Stolen Vehicles in Royston

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Tri-County Chevrolet in Royston is offering a $10,000 reward for the return of two stolen vehicles. Royston Police along with Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a 1956 Black and Chrome Chevy Belair and a 2015 Orange Dodge Challenger with a black racing stripe. …

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UGA Athletics: Academic issues

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A report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution outlines academic issues in the Georgia Bulldog football program: the AJC says six years ago, UGA had the second highest academic progress rate in the Southeastern Conference. Today the Dogs are ninth among the 14 schools in the SEC. The Bulldogs have the conference’s …

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More Rain in the forecast Tuesday

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After lifting a flood watch for parts of northeast Georgia including Athens-Clarke County briefly during the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a new flood watch for this part of the state — a watch that is not set to expire until Thursday morning — as the forecast calls …

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National Headlines

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Price of oil hits 11 year low average U.S. gas price nears $1.99. South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham ends GOP White House Bid. Federal Drone registration program now underway. FDA lifts ban on gay men and blood Donations. Woman charged with driving car onto sidewalk in Las Vegas denies drug, …

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Georgia’s Christmas Week Pump Prices

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Georgia’s Christmas week pump prices are up a fraction of a penny from a week ago. The gas tracking website Gas Buddy dot com says the statewide average for a gallon of self -serve regular is $1.93. That more than 40 cents cheaper than Christmas of last year.

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Atlanta Disease Control Analyzes Latest Drug Trends

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The Atlanta based Centers fro Disease Control analyzes the latest trends in drug overdose deaths and says Georgia showed a significant increase from 2013 to 2014. The CDC says prescription pain relievers and heroin are the main drivers of the more recent overdoses deaths. In Georgia there was a 10 percent …

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GBI Taking the Lead In Officer Involved Shooting

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The GBI is taking the lead in an officer-involved shooting in Chatman County. The U.S. Marshall’s office was executing an arrest warrant when they pulled over a car near Savannah. They say the woman inside tried to run over one of the officers and was shot and wounded. She later …

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