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Power restored to more than 110,000 in Georgia Sunday

Power restored to more than 110,000 in Georgia Sunday

January 16, 2022–7:03 p.m. GEORGIA POWER Managing through waves of high winds, snow and freezing rain, thousands of Georgia Power workers are restoring power for customers Sunday as Winter Storm Izzy continues through the state. Crews are repairing downed power lines and damaged poles caused by high winds, fallen trees and ice accumulations. The majority…

Report: Woman participated in armed robbery

Report: Woman participated in armed robbery

January 16, 2022–7:00 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 19-year old from Plainville has been arrested on a felony warrant charging her with being a party to a crime. According to the warrant, Tatiana Cynthia Clifton aided and abetted in an armed robbery back on November 1 at a location on Maple Avenue. Clifton and…

[VIDEO] Snow in Northwest Georgia Sunday

[VIDEO] Snow in Northwest Georgia Sunday

January 16, 2022–5:54 p.m. STAFF REPORTS While most of the heaviest snow was in Northeast Georgia Sunday, Northwest Georgia did get various amounts. The snow in the video below is from West Rome Sunday afternoon. Areas of Chattooga County got even more snow. Cherokee County, Alabama also received substantial snowfall, especially in the higher elevations.…

Black ice possible overnight and into Monday

Black ice possible overnight and into Monday

January 16, 2022–4:24 p.m. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Snow showers and bands of moderate snow will continue through the remainder of the afternoon Sunday for much of North and Central Georgia. Snow will taper off in most areas this evening with only the mountain counties of North and Northeast GA experiencing any lingering snow showers into…

Two accused of traveling to Floyd County for sex with a minor

Two accused of traveling to Floyd County for sex with a minor

January 16, 2022–3:40 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS Floyd County Police have arrested a Marietta man on charges of aggravated child molestation and other felonies. According to jail records, 29-year old Taylor Morgan Buchanan made online contact with someone he believed to be under the age of 16, requested nude photos, and asked that person…

Georgia Power personnel responding to impacts from Winter Storm Izzy

Georgia Power personnel responding to impacts from Winter Storm Izzy

January 16, 2022–1:30 p.m. GEORGIA POWER As impacts from Winter Storm Izzy are being felt across much of north Georgia, Georgia Power has thousands of personnel responding to customers impacted by the severe winter weather – safely and as quickly as changing weather conditions allow them to work. Winter Storm Izzy is bringing snow, freezing…

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