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Tyler Jett

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TRENTON, Ga. — Waiting for an elected official to make a motion to vote for a 44 percent property tax increase, Dade County Commissioner Allan Bradford took a deep breath.

Faced with massive opposition Thursday night, Dade County commissioners did not vote on a proposed tax increase.

Hadas Peled lifted her cellphone to the mic and pressed play.

Calvin Lee Metcalf ran away from the cops, toward his truck and his gun — or rather, somebody's truck and somebody's gun.

After Whitfield County, Ga., deputies used a stun gun on a man on the run Monday morning, his accuser said she exaggerated her claims against him.

When is a "mandatory minimum" sentence not mandatory?

A fight longer than the Civil War itself continues to drag on between Ringgold, Ga., and a Confederate advocacy group.

A Dalton, Ga., man apparently found ways to scare several women in several places in one night.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — The robbers brought gifts.

When deputies arrived, a bloody Ringgold, Ga., man stumbled out of his Nissan Altima and fell to the pavement.

The Detroit fashion designer, dancer, model and rapper accused of killing a North Georgia convenience store clerk won't be back in court until next month.

A woman accused of abandoning her pregnant, dying friend remains at large more than a month after her friend's death.

A North Georgia judge up for re-election says his opponent is breaking the law by forcing citizens to give the city government thousands of dollars in extra money.

A 27-year veteran of the Cleveland, Tenn., police department is on administrative leave on allegations that he violated the department's drug use policy.

After getting into an argument at a convenience store Wednesday night, a Dalton, Ga., man slid a knife out of his pocket.

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Police say the 90-year-old man knew exactly what he was doing when he invited a teenage girl into his bedroom.

A convicted murderer in Dalton, Ga., is going to prison for the rest of his life without a chance of parole.

The Georgia State Patrol arrested a prominent Ringgold attorney last week on charges of drunk driving.

Investigators think they've found the gun that killed William Robert Packer.

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office has found the gun believed to have been used to kill William Robert Packer on June 14.

The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office has arrested a second teenager connected to the Beaverdale Baptist Church arson.

A Gilmer County, Ga., grand jury will hear evidence against three former Calhoun High School athletes accused of sexually abusing a fellow student.

The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office is draining a local pond as they search for a murder weapon.

The group gathered in the Waterhouse Pavilion on Thursday afternoon remained confident.

Some Southside residents say their nights start so calm, so peaceful. And then, across the train tracks …

LaFAYETTE, Ga. — The Chickamauga man accused of beating his grandmother to death still says he didn't do it.

Deputies found William Robert Packer in his living room face down, with three bullet holes in his back and a pool of blood surrounding his stiff, lifeless body.

Deputies found William Robert Packer in his living room, lying face down, three bullet holes in his back and a pool of blood surrounding his stiff, lifeless body.

Hollie Berry was hoping for triple digits — a one followed by a couple of doughnut holes.

A Dalton, Ga., man is headed to prison for life after a jury convicted him of murder this week.

Two men were convicted last week for traveling to Murray County, Ga., to have sex with children.

CALHOUN, Ga. — The doctor's receptionist called Jenny Parks on Wednesday evening to confirm her niece's appointment.

Twanna Blair will definitely, never ever, no way be charged again in connection with Cleveland's 1999 Valentine's Day triple slayings. Maybe.

SUMMERVILLE, Ga. -- Two years before somebody blasted bullets into William Robert Packer's body inside his home, the North Georgia man stood over another bleeding body, a 12-gauge shotgun in Packer's hands.

The Chattooga County, Ga., Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of man who was shot multiple times this weekend.

The Chattooga County, Ga., Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of man who was shot multiple times this weekend.

A judge reversed the Bradley County school board's decision to dismiss a teacher and ordered the district to rehire her and pay the woman retroactive to her 2012 dismissal date.

Three weeks before police say he sexually abused another student, Damon Avery Johnson attended a ceremony dedicated to his future college baseball career.

All across America, this scene plays out: One youth league baseball coach accuses another of cheating. The coaches argue. Then, one threatens the other.

A suspect in the Calhoun High School sexual battery investigation has lost his baseball scholarship.

ROCKY FACE, Ga. — As last Sunday night turned into Monday morning, Boyd Randall Green started drinking vodka. Then, he called the cops.

Widespread Panic kicked off their show Saturday night by playing "Disco." And playing it. And playing it.

Six months after Tommy Walraven was beaten to death on Christmas night, his girlfriend's son faces prison time.

Police in Ellijay, Ga., arrested a Talking Rock, Ga., man who they say ran over and killed an 18-month-old boy.

The Gilmer County, Ga., sheriff says one of the Calhoun High School sexual battery suspects will "most probably" be charged with another crime.

A quick peek at the wrong moment was the difference between freedom and imprisonment.

An aspiring rapper, model and dancer from Detroit will appear July 18 in Whitfield County Superior Court for her arraignment on murder and armed robbery charges.

A Varnell, Ga., police officer is back on the job today after crashing his patrol car into another vehicle, throwing the other driver onto the pavement.

The Whitfield County Grand Jury indicted a 21-year-old Detroit woman this afternoon on a murder charge.

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