The daughter of a late Conyers bishop is grieving once again after she said his remains never arrived to her in Michigan. Lillie Patton said after her father’s body was cremated and his remains were sent to her via the United States Postal Service. A heart-shaped box which reads ‘Daddy’s Girl’ continues to sit empty. It’s supposed to be holding the ashes of Patton’s father, Jimmie Ward, Jr., but she said the cremated remains appeared to have been lost in the mail. “They said that they’ll look into it and they couldn’t find him. Couldn’t find him? What do you mean you can’t find him?”Read More →

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A deputy in Macon is helping a woman and her son from becoming homeless. WMAZ-TV reports that sheriff’s deputy Johnny Rowe went to perform a wellness check on a woman at a hotel last Wednesday. He found the woman crying because she didn’t have the money to pay for the room any longer. Rowe tells the station that she was talking about how she thought her son would be better off without her and that she didn’t know what else to do. The deputy did not want her and her son to be on the street so he decided to payRead More →

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It will cost thousands of dollars to repair a vintage Augusta fire engine after it was damaged in a recent burglary, officials said. The break-in happened last month at Old Engine Company No. 7, which was built in 1914 and was the first in Augusta to house motorized trucks, authorities said. The last crew moved out of the building in 2003, and fire officials have been working to transform the building into a fire museum, The Augusta Chronicle reported (http://bit.ly/2ghjXSj). A 1924 American La France fire engine was heavily damaged in the burglary. The suspect kicked in the front door andRead More →

ATLANTA (AP) — The antique, skeleton-type keys on display at the Atlanta History Center are from two separate rooms on the top floor of the Winecoff Hotel, site of the nation’s deadliest hotel fire 70 years ago this month. The keys, along with a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a woman falling from the burning building, are part of the center’s current exhibit, “Gatheround: Stories of Atlanta.” The exhibit informs visitors how the Winecoff blaze, which killed 119 people on Dec. 7, 1946, led to new fire safety codes across the nation. When the keys went on exhibit, they raised questions among the Atlanta History Center’sRead More →

Mondays during the holidays have become the busiest in company history for FedEx. Dec. 15 is the last day to ship by FedEx Ground to make sure packages arrive by Christmas. For FedEx Express, the deadline is Dec. 23. visit main articleRead More →

A serious crash with one fatality was reported by G-DOT on I-985 SB on the ramp to Hwy 20, Buford Drive. visit main articleRead More →