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Hall County high school coach charged with sexual assault, battery

Hall County high school coach charged with sexual assault, battery

Investigators and Deputies with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office arrested Webster Demetrius Daniel, 42, of Oakwood, following an investigation. Daniel is the girls basketball coach at Chestatee High School. Authorities say he engaged in “unwanted sexual contact with a juvenile female who was enrolled as a student at this school.” The Hall County Sheriff’s Office opened a criminal investigation the day the matter was referred by school administrators. On Nov. 21, Webster Daniel was arrested for sexual assault against a student and sexual battery. Sexual assault against a student is a felony, while the latter is a misdemeanor. Daniel was booked in at the Hall County Jail. This case remains under investigation by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.

Dogs hold steady in playoff rankings

Dogs hold steady in playoff rankings

The Georgia Bulldogs hold on to the seventh spot in the college football playoff rankings that were released last night. The Dogs still likely control their post-season destiny, with wins this weekend against Georgia Tech and the following weekend’s SEC Championship Game in Atlanta likely to put coach Kirby Smart’s team in the field of four playoff teams.    Coach Mark Richt’s undefeated Miami Hurricanes are No. 2 in the latest rankings by the College Football Playoff selection committee. The committee, in rankings released Tuesday night, flip-flopped Miami and Clemson in the rankings. Clemson, which was No. 2 last week, is now No. 3. There were no other changes in the top 12 of Tuesday’s rankings. Georgia was among the teams holding position, staying No. 7. Alabama remained No. 1, Oklahoma No. 4, Wisconsin No. 5 and Auburn No. 6.

Tax reform dominates as Congress takes a Thanksgiving break

Congressional Republicans left Capitol Hill late last week excited about the prospects for sweeping legislation which would deliver tax cuts and tax reform, as with approval of a House tax bill, the focus has shifted to the Senate, and whether GOP leaders can muster the needed votes to approve a slightly different GOP tax measure after Thanksgiving.

“This bill gives Americans more take home pay by cutting taxes and preserving deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable contributions,” said Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) – while he’s on board, only a handful of GOP Senators are expected to determine the fate of [More]