Local News

Pilot of Plane Crash Identified

Billy Bryant an 82 year old who died when his single-engine Beechcraft went down on a fairway golf course at the Georgia Club off Highway  316 in Statham. The FFA is investigating trying to determine the cause of the deadly crash.

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Meeting For Bishop Bypass Set For This Evening

A public meeting on plans for Bishop bypass is set for this evening in Oconee County  the forum gets underway at 6 0’clock at the Community Center in Bishop, Oconee County Commissioners, members of the local legislative delegation, and officials from the Georgia DOT are expected to be on hand. …

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Active Shooter Training Exercises At UGA

University of Georgia and their Athens-Clarke County Police counterparts were among the collaborators in two active shooter training exercises that took place Monday at UGA’s Russell Hall. One was done in the morning the other in the afternoon.

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Flash Flood Watch

Athens and northeast Georgia wake up to a flash flood watch with 3 to 5 inches of rain this Christmas week. The flood watch is in place until the morning after Christmas. We will also see record high temperatures this week with the mercury topping out in the mid to upper …

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Loran Smith: Fall Fishing

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Fall fishing is here, and I can’t wait–except that I have to. A busy schedule is keeping me from joining my friend, Jimmy Harris of Unicoi Outfitters, at Helen, where the Chattahoochee, which originates not far away,  runs through the Alpine themed village and ends up in the Gulf of …

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