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Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:57:37 -0800
Job seekers in Northwest Georgia will have an opportunity on Thursday, March 20, at a career expo in Walker County, to connect with about 45 area employers that want to fill immediate job openings and future positions.
Qualifying ends for Georgia primaries
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:05:45 -0800
When Georgia’s primary election rolls around on May 20, Catoosa County residents can choose which Republican candidates they’d like to elect.
Jones County Couple Jailed For Making Fake Money
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:50:41 -0800
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A Jones county couple is behind bars for allegedly making fake money, and they could be facing federal charges. Wayne Walker and his girlfriend Lisa Llewellyn were arrested and charged with forgery, after Jones County deputies searched their home looking for a fugitive. But, they stumbled on $8,132 in counterfeit money. The incident happened Saturday around 5 a.m ...
E-mails show Wisconsin Gov. Walker as hands-on tactician fixated on public image
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:41:16 -0800
A review of internal e-mails shows Wisconsin governor was consumed by public image early in career.
Candidates Qualify for State, Local Elections
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:50:34 -0800
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- On May 20th, several voters in middle Georgia will head to the polls to vote for local, and state leaders. Bibb County In Bibb County, there's two seats up for grabs on the Board of Education. The following people have qualified: District 7, at Large: James Bumpus and Daryl Morton District 8, at Large: Wanda West (i) and Darren Latch There's also a 3-way race for ...
Warming shelters open in Walker County
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:09:18 -0800
For people still without power in North Georgia, the Agricultural building at the Walker County Civic Center is being transformed into a second home.
Update: Missing north Georgia man found safe after family pleads for help
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:56:10 -0800
Michael Cooper's family and the Walker County Sheriff's Office were under the impression Cooper was last seen walking away from the Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe in early February, leaving his family to fear the worst for a month.
Winning ticket worth $646K sold in Walker County
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:32:45 -0800
A winning Fantasy 5 ticket worth more than a half-million dollars was sold at a Walker County store. Favorite Market #3640, located at 8040 N. Highway 27 in Rock Spring, sold a Quik Pik ticket, matching all five winning numbers, worth $646,611 from the Feb. 10 Fantasy 5 drawing. The winner, Belinda Thurman of Chatsworth, claimed her prize Feb. 14 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in ...
High-wire walker sets sights on Georgia gorge
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:20:51 -0800
ATLANTA (AP) — Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda is setting his sights on a new goal: the nearly 1,000-foot (305-meter) deep Tallulah Gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains.
'Big deal' snow forecast triggers Chattanooga area school closings
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:11:57 -0800
Four-wheel-drive vehicles — including former military Humvees — hauled stranded school children home in Dade County, Ga., during the paralyzing snowstorm on Jan. 28, because school buses couldn't handle the roads.