First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Floyd County were down in December compared to November, according to the latest numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor.
The Georgia Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate at Hays State Prison in Trion as a suspected homicide.
The GBI led an investigation into the actions of the two former officers who are accused of being in possession of illegal steroids.
Gas prices in Georgia rose 4 cents last week, after declining a total of 76 cents in 90 days.
The 63-year old Alabama woman also told Summerville Police Officers that she had consumed fourteen bottles of tequila so that she would "have enough nerve to drive."
A fugitive from Tennessee with an outstanding warrant issued by the United States Army was arrested in Chattooga County on Monday after being involved in a minor traffic accident in Trion.
Prices at the pump are off to their lowest start to the month of January since 2016.
Rainfall totals of 1" to 3" with locally higher amounts are possible.
The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since January 1, 2016.
The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday.
As of 7:30 a.m. Friday, 1.81 inches of rain had been recorded at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flash Flood Watch for north and central Georgia from 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday morning.
The fire on County Line Road was called in at around 9 p.m. Christmas night.
There were 783 initial claims in Floyd County last month, compared to 470 in October and 382 in November of 2017.
GDOT will suspend lane closure during the holidays to try and make travel a little less stressful.