Flovilla Fire Chief Shane Thompson said the home was unoccupied, and had no electric or gas service.
The event, held at the Jackson United Methodist Church, included Stewards of Children child protection training, as well as a presentation on active-shooter situations.
The Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution during the meeting commending the Magistrate Court and the staff led by Chief Magistrate Rebecca J. Pitts for “discharging their duties with equity, fairness and discernment.”
George Mendonsa, who maintained for decades that he was the sailor in an iconic 1945 Times Square photo, dubbed "The Kiss," that came to symbolize the end of World War II, has died, his family says. He was 95.
Homestead Hospice will host a Memory Care Cafe, a group for caregivers of those with dementia, at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Butts County Senior Center.
Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for first appearance bond hearings during the period of Feb. 11-17.
Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe outlined on Sunday the reasons top officials decided to open a counterintelligence probe and obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump.
Greg Zanis' 26,275 crosses have been seen at nearly every national tragedy since Columbine. Now, five more stand in his hometown.
Five years ago, Stephanie Land was slumped over on her hands and knees scrubbing a bathtub. The single mom was a semester away from graduating college and pregnant with a second child.
In a mock wedding, Assistant Principal Tracey Allen and parapro Michael Jeffcoat played the letter as part of a lesson illustrating that where you find Q you also find U.
Democrats on Capitol Hill were quick to denounce President Donald Trump's announcement on Friday that he is signing a national emergency declaration over a border wall -- and promised to fight back against the executive action.
President Donald Trump will sign a bill to avert another government shutdown, but also issue a national emergency declaration to build a wall on the US southern border, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, replacing lawmakers' most pressing problem with one that strikes at their power to spend money.
When Travis Kauffman went for a run near Fort Collins, Colorado, little did he know his workout would include suffocating a mountain lion.
Above highways and interstates today, the Georgia Department of Transportation has re-programmed its billboards with Valentine’s Day-themed messages reminding motorists to drive safe.
Fulton County Schools have revised the number of students officials said were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon. Medics took 28 middle school students to the hospital Thursday afternoon, sparking an investigation by school Police.
President Donald Trump plans to sign a compromise border security measure in conjunction with declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall, ending for now a bitter standoff with Congress over his signature campaign promise but likely sparking a new constitutional dispute.
Coca-Cola issued a disappointing forecast of 4% growth in 2019 due to the global economic slowdown, a strong dollar and political uncertainty.
Times-Journal, Inc., in Marietta and Southern Community Newspapers, Inc., in Lawrenceville earlier this month announced plans to consolidate their copy desk and pagination staffs.
With Valentine’s Day comes a surge of activity on dating websites, with singles looking to the internet for a love connection. Unfortunately, these sites are rife with fraudsters who use affection to manipulate their victims out of their money. Worse, a new Better Business Bureau (BBB) report finds, online romance scams often escalate as scammers turn their victims into unwitting accomplices to fraud, known as “money mules.”
More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
Phoebe O'Mara doesn't want to be angry or depressed on Valentine's Day, which marks a year since she lost seven friends in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre.
A tiger that had a puzzling encounter with a weed smoker in Houston this week has found a home. And it comes with two potential tiger pals and lush green land for the feline to roll around.
A fugitive accused of multiple violent sexual assaults in Los Angeles was shot and killed by FBI agents Wednesday in North Carolina, the agency said.
In his first public statement from prison, Bill Cosby said he will never have remorse for his crimes and called himself a political prisoner.
President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown, according to two sources who have spoken directly with the President.
The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who says he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families.
The Georgians First Commission’s mission, according to the executive order, is to make recommendations to Kemp for “streamlining the regulatory system to ultimately achieve the top ranking for small business in the United States.”
A New York Police Department detective was shot and killed Tuesday, and a sergeant was hit in the leg, after they responded to a reported robbery at a cell phone store in the borough of Queens, city officials said.
A look at the policy positions of the 2020 Democratic field suggests this group of candidates and potential contenders is further left than those running in previous cycles.
A member of the West Virginia House of Delegates is facing bipartisan criticism for a string of anti-LGBT statements, but the Republican lawmaker doesn't appear to be backing down.
Drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, who once headed a criminal enterprise that spanned continents and triggered waves of bloodshed throughout his native Mexico, was found guilty Tuesday of all 10 federal criminal counts against him.