Stories by Carol McLeod

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Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

Train derailment leaks chemicals

MIDVILLE, Ga. -- Authorities on Monday continued to clean the scene of Sunday's 38-car derailment in southern Burke County.
By Carol McLeod

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010

Folk artist remembered

WADLEY, Ga. -- One of Jefferson County’s prominent folk artists is being remembered as a kind man with exceptional talent. Willie Tarver, 78, died Friday at his home in Wadley.
By Carol McLeod

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Jefferson County arrest

15 drug arrests in Jefferson County

LOUISVILLE, Ga. --Fifteen men were arrested and charged with drug offenses as a result of an undercover operation that began last September.
By Carol McLeod

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

Fire kills man near Wrens

WRENS, Ga. -- A 45-year-old Jefferson County man died early today when fire destroyed his home.
By Carol McLeod

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009

Friday, July 3, 2009

Saturday, June 13, 2009

GBI delivers report on shooting in Wadley

LOUISVILLE, GA. --- A report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on a fatal shooting in Wadley by a part-time officer might be on its way to the grand jury.
By Carol McLeod

Monday, March 23, 2009

Closed bank's customers get reassurance

GIBSON, Ga. --- About 300 people crowded into the Glascock County Consolidated School gymnasium Sunday to learn more about the closing of the county's only bank.
By Carol McLeod

Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Desegregation case dismissed

LOUISVILLE, Ga. --- Schools in Jefferson County are operating this fall for the first time in nearly 40 years without the supervision of a federal judge overseeing a desegregation lawsuit.
By Carol McLeod

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Tornado damages 263 buildings in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ga. --- At least 263 structures in Jefferson County were damaged by a tornado that struck Louisville early Sunday morning, county Emergency Management Agency Director Lamar Baxley said ...
By Carol McLeod

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Heroism in Iraq earns medal for Bartow man

BARTOW, Ga. - Master Sgt. George Price Jr. has been in the Air Force for 18 years and has what he describes as "the best job in the world."
By Carol McLeod
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