The football team is raffling off a gun and that had some people concerned enough to call FOX 5 for answers.
Now, her family has stepped up to keep an eye on the precious cargo Atkins left behind: a booming business and two loving children.
Stephanie Jackson was left without power and no way to keep her life-saving insulin cold. Her daughter saw a Henry County couple's Facebook post offering to help, and "the next thing that you know a guy with a generator was pulling up."
Counties being considered are Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding, and Troup.
The National Weather Service says a weak tornado blew through the Locust Grove area on Thursday leaving hundreds of homes without power days later.
It could be months before Georgia's Noah's Ark animal sanctuary reopens after being closed by bird flu that killed hundreds of wild vultures roosting there,
State officials said they will have to put down many of the birds at the sanctuary to contain the virus. Henry County police guarded the entrance, controlling access to the grounds as dozens of protestors lined the streets outside in response.
The National High School Basketball Association Atlanta Chapter will be registering players and volunteers ages 13 to 18 for its Back-to-School Bash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 603 Walker Drive in Locust Grove. It's a free event.
Less than a year after his mother died, 11-year-old Teddy was hit by a car while riding his bike in his neighborhood. His family can't afford to pay for his hospital bills, so the Georgia boy is spending his Sundays selling lemonade to raise money.
The National High School Basketball Association's event is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Luella High School in Locust Grove.
A Georgia couple has been arrested after a violent argument and fight at a Locust Grove McDonald's that started in the drive-thru over a packet of Splenda, deputies say.
Fire destroyed a family’s Locust Grove home and now efforts are underway to help the couple and their foster children. Taylor Long, a dispatcher with the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, told FOX 5 that her family was asleep when she smelled smoke and burning plastic. She sent her husband Ken to investigate.
Braves fans are clamoring for souvenirs. On the top of that list is T-shirts. A former baseball player now in the T-shirt business.
A fatal crash has blocked all lanes on northbound Interstate 75 in Henry County. Drivers in the area should expect major delays.
“We want to provide a forever home to animals that need it,” say staffers at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove. “We’re here for them.”
The Home Depot announced Tuesday that it will open three new distribution centers in Georgia over the next 18 months. The expansion is projected to bring approximately 1,000 additional jobs to the Atlanta area, including full-time and part-time positions.
A mother is on the mend from hours abuse during a deadly Locust Grove home barricade situation that resulted in the death of a Cobb County attorney.
A woman and two children were rescued from a hostage situation involving a shooting suspect Saturday morning in Locust Grove, officials said.
Alex Maddox reached out to Fairburn Police Corporal Mike Lynch after Lynch posted a photo of a replica he had made of his patrol car on Facebook. Maddox wanted to have replicas of her late husband's patrol car made for the couple's two young children.
Concerned residents are circulating surveillance video of a violent armed robbery on social media, as police search for the suspect. A masked gunman struck at the Texaco gas station on Highway 42 in Locust Grove at around one Monday morning, firing his weapon during the robbery.