Two women have been arrested after they were caught selling sweets and cakes containing marijuana in a church in the US state of Georgia.
The marijuana edibles Ebony Cooper and Leah Pressley were offering included cereal treats, brownies and puddings, police say.
Police say Ms Cooper was displaying the drugs on a table at the event, although the church was unaware of the illegal activities.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Communities along the Carolina coast buttoned up against the onslaught of Hurricane Florence as forecasters Wednesday warned that the monstrous storm could hesitate just offshore for days — punishing a longer stretch of coastline than previously feared — before pushing its way inland.
Georgia’s governor has declared a state of emergency for all 159 counties as forecasters now say Hurricane Florence could take a southwest turn.
In a news release Wednesday, Gov. Nathan Deal says the state “is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Florence.”
Deal’s declaration Wednesday covers comes as the National Weather Service’s storm forecast shows a chance that Florence’s track might turn toward the southwest as it approaches the Carolinas later this week.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A standoff lasting several hours led to tense moments in a DeKalb County neighborhood after a man, said to be heavily armed, barricaded himself in a home.
The standoff ended shortly after 11 p.m. Friday when investigators said the man shot himself. He was taken to a local hospital for his injuries.
The Ashburn Police Department said it is investigating the shooting with the help of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
TURNER COUNTY, Ga. – Authorities in south Georgia are investigating a shooting that left seven people injured.
The shooting happened early Saturday morning at Studio 2.0 nightclub in Ashburn, which is 160 miles south of Atlanta.
No one was killed in the shooting, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.