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Georiga Manhunt

A deadly escape by two inmates in Georgia has prompted an intense, large-scale manhunt.

  A nationwide manhunt is now underway for two armed inmates accused of breaking out of a prison transport bus in Georgia after killing two corrections officers with their own guns. Investigators say 43-year-old Donnie Rowe and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose were somehow able to overpower two guards onboard a prison transport bus Tuesday morning in Putnam county. The pair disarmed…

Wildfire Season Sparked

Ground crews are working to extinguish a large wildfire in southern Georgia.

A major fire fight is now underway near the border of Georgia and Florida. Fire crews are battling winds and spreading flames as they try to “box in” a massive wildfire that has already charred more than 220 square miles in and around the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.  It remains only about twelve percent contained, and is now more than…

Wild Weather Weekend

Powerful storms slammed various parts of the country, hitting some states with heavy rain, high winds, and snow.

  A powerful nor’easter  has made its way up the east coat, bringing heavy winds, rain and snow to the Northeast. Wind took down trees in Pennsylvania, while coastal regions are trying to defend their shorelines from beach erosion. The storms in the north come after deadly tornadoes swept across the Southeast, hitting parts of Georgia especially hard. The storm…

War Against Wildfires

Aid is coming to several crews battling wildfires across the Southeast.

  Wildfire-fighting crews in Rabun County, GA are getting a hand as they combat one of the many wildfires burning in the Southeast. Donated supplies from local North Georgia churches have become a big help for the crews who are working around the clock to contain the flames and protect property. Despite the expectation of rain over the past weekend,…