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Walton County man accused of killing wife taken into custody

Walton County man accused of killing wife taken into custody

The man accused of killing his wife in Walton County has been taken into custody, the sheriff said.  Channel 2's Christian Jennings learned that Jerome Mobley was captured behind a home on Hestertown Road Friday afternoon. The homeowner told police they heard a gunshot and found Mobley outside. Police say Mobley shot himself. The homeowner then called 911 and waited with Mobley until police arrived. Officers say Mobley is badly injured, but still alive. He was taken to a local hospital. Mobley is accused of shooting his wife to death on Wednesday on Knox Chapel Road. The man then was on the run for days. On Wednesday afternoon, dozens of deputies searched wooded areas in Walton County searching for him. BREAKING: I just spoke by phone with the Walton County Sheriff. He says after days of searching, murder suspect Jerome Mobley is in custody.He’s being rushed to a hospital for gunshot wound. The Sheriff says it appears Mobley shot himself. He was found off Hestertown Rd @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/L1rkI23euK — Christian Jennings (@CJenningsWSB) April 20, 2018 TRENDING STORIES: Feds: Famous rapper flew into Atlanta on private plane with nearly $1M worth of pot Jurors enter day 3 of deliberations in Tex McIver murder trial Henry County elementary, middle schools placed on lockdown

Athens woman raped by fake Uber driver

Athens woman raped by fake Uber driver

An Athens woman was raped overnight by what appears to be a fake Uber driver. From the Athens-Clarke County Police:  On 04/20/2018 at just after 3:00 am, officers were dispatched to a rape that just occurred. Upon meeting with the victim, she stated she requested an Uber driver pick her up. She adds she got into a car she believed was an Uber, but determined mid-ride it was not an Uber. She asked to be let out of the vehicle but was raped before being released by the driver. The victim described the driver of the vehicle as a black male. No vehicle description is available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Derek Scott at 706-613-3330 ext. 329. 

Deal: Walton Co to get dozens of new jobs

Deal: Walton Co to get dozens of new jobs

A firm from China says it will set up shop in Walton County, creating dozens of new payroll positions in a multi-million dollar investment. From the office of Ga Governor Nathan Deal...  Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Top Polymer Enterprise, a Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), will create 70 jobs and invest $15 million in a facility in Social Circle. New jobs will include positions in manufacturing and production.   “Georgia’s manufacturing sector continues to drive statewide investment by attracting industry leaders from around the world,” said Deal. “As the No. 1 state for business, Georgia has the highly skilled workforce, logistics infrastructure and low cost of doing business necessary to provide a strong foundation for Top Polymer’s continued growth. These resources will strengthen the company’s competitive edge in the global market as Top Polymer expands both in the U.S. and abroad. We look forward to this partnership with Top Polymer as the company invests in Social Circle and creates employment opportunities for our citizens.”   The manufacturing plant in Walton County will be Top Polymer’s first facility in the U.S. The first phase of the facility will be approximately 60,000 square feet with three compounding lines.   “This is an exceptional time for Top Polymer Enterprise and we are extremely excited to be part of the Social Circle community,” said Marcus Tsong, president of Top Polymer Holding Company. “We see our Social Circle facility as being the first key step to becoming an internationally recognized manufacturer and supplier of premier TPE system.”   Top Polymer exports to more than 30 countries and regions. The company currently has two production bases in China, located in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province and Liyang City, Jiangsu Province.   Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Project Manager Nikki Yu represented the Global Commerce Division in partnership with GDEcD Director of China Initiatives Stella Xu, GDEcD Managing Director of Chinese Investment John Ling, Georgia Power, the Georgia Department of Labor and the Development Authority of Walton County.    “Walton County and the City of Social Circle are excited to welcome Top Polymer to our community and we are looking forward to a strong partnership with them,” said Shane Short, executive director of the Development Authority of Walton County. “This partnership could not happen without the great support from the team at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.”   “We are excited that Top Polymer chose Georgia for its first U.S. facility,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “This announcement is a testament to our partnership approach to economic development, and I want to congratulate everyone involved.”   About Top Polymer Top Polymer Enterprise Limited (Top Polymer Enterprise) is dedicated to developing and manufacturing thermoplastic elastomer, which are copolymers or a physical mix of polymers that consists of materials with both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties. Top Polymer is committed to meeting customers' requirements by supplying the best TPE solutions to customers, offering infinite imagination for design objectives. Hiring and employment searches are being conducted by Human Resource Dimensions (www.hrdracc.com) and Global Recruiters of Wilmington (www.grnwilmington.com).

Democratic Party sues Trump Campaign, Wikileaks, Russia, others, over 2016 elections

The legal fight over the 2016 elections expanded further on Friday, as the Democratic National Committee filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s campaign, top aides, one of Mr. Trump’s sons, his son-in-law, the Russian government, and others caught up in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 race for the White House.

The 66 page lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of New York, where an FBI raid recently took place on the President’s personal lawyer, alleges a broad conspiracy involving Russia, its intelligence service, and members of the Trump inner circle, like former campaign manager [More]