Lamar County's solid waste authority has spent more than $20 million on a plan to turn trash into cash. But nine years after it took out a big loan from the state, none of the machinery is operating.
A Georgia county’s plan to go green with its landfill has sparked a major backlash. That’s because the plan to turn waste into fuel has yet to materialize, and now upset taxpayers want to know where more than $20 million went. The FOX 5 I-Team got an up-close look at what that money has paid for.
The "Buy Now, Pay Later" option can be helpful, but only if you do it right.
Tears flowed during testimony over whether an embattled Douglas County probate judge should be punished for her actions both on and off the bench.
By Randy Travis Published December 5, 2023 DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Tears flowed during testimony over whether an embattled Douglas County probate judge should be punished for her actions both on and off the bench. Christina Peterson faces 30 counts of violating the judicial code of conduct, including decisions she made before ever becoming a judge. FULL STORY: https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/bride-locked-up-by-probate-judge-testifies-in-jqc-hearing
As electric vehicles leap in popularity, a major downtown Atlanta parking garage is taking a different approach: a ban on all EVs from the property. The reason they've given is the fear that an electric vehicle could spontaneously catch fire.
The iPhone got a big upgrade this fall. But there is one new feature tucked into this one that has some folks, particularly law enforcement, worried.
This is big news for families trying to spend FSA money by the end of the year. Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts have enlisted three big delivery services as a new shopping option for those using these savings accounts.
At least 200 family-run businesses scrambled to find new locations after the city of Dallas ordered a popular shopping destination shut down.
By Randy Travis Published November 20, 2023 DALLAS, Ga. - At least 200 family-run businesses scrambled to find new locations after the city of Dallas ordered a popular shopping destination shut down. The Dallas Markets opened two years ago in a Paulding County-area warehouse. Shoppers flocked to enjoy an impressive variety of locally designed arts and crafts, food trucks, even live entertainment, all in one place. FULL STORY: https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/popular-dallas-markets-ordered-closed-after-worried-owner-builds-unpermitted-bunker
Good Day Atlanta anchor Alyse Eady challenged the FOX 5 I-Team to actually show the viewer step-by-step how to use artificial intelligence. Challenge accepted.
AI seems so complicated, but using it for small chores can be a great way to start understanding its power. The FOX 5 I-Team's Dana Fowle walks Alyse Eady how to build a meal plan using the technology.
An internal report details why Newton County decided to fire Fire Chief Mike Conner and Inspector Glenn Mikos, following a FOX 5 I-Team investigation that found Mikos' scuba store had been supplying the department's dive team for years. The report also reveals the fate of the dive team.
One year after the FOX 5 I-Team uncovered evidence of wrongful spending, the GBI wrapped up its criminal investigation into Hall County Solicitor Stephanie Woodard.
Newton County has parted ways with its fire chief and a fire inspector, three weeks after the FOX 5 I-Team uncovered an apparent conflict of interest between the fire department a local scuba shop.
Hundreds of drivers received tickets they didn't deserve near two Jonesboro schools, and after the FOX 5 I-Team discovered a glitch in some automated speed cameras, the city plans to give drivers their money back.
Hundreds of drivers in one metro Atlanta town will soon be reimbursed for speeding tickets issued by cameras. Five years ago, a new state law made it legal for police to set up automated cameras in school speed zones and send tickets through the mail. Now a FOX 5 I-Team investigation finds those cameras weren’t functioning properly in one Clayton County city, resulting in drivers receiving tickets they didn’t deserve.
A house squatter versus the homeowner: It was a dramatic scene caught on camera by the Fox 5 I-Team. It highlights how police and the court system are struggling to be on the side of legitimate homeowners - people whose houses are overrun by intruders.
When he suspected someone was snooping around in his office, a Jackson County sheriff’s deputy set up a hidden camera.
By Randy Travis Published November 8, 2023 JEFFERSON, Ga - When he suspected someone was snooping around in his office, a Jackson County sheriff’s deputy set up a hidden camera. What that camera recorded last month has now upended the race for who should be the next sheriff and cost one of the candidates his county job. FULL STORY: https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/hidden-camera-catches-one-sheriffs-candidate-sneaking-into-rivals-locked-office