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VIDEO: 'Walking Dead' star arrested in Georgia


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – The arrest of a The Walking Dead star in Georgia was captured on police dashcam.

Peachtree City Police say they clocked Seth Gilliam going 107 mph in a 55 mph zone early Sunday morning.

Gilliam plays Reverend Gabriel Stokes on the hit AMC Show, which is filmed in Senoia, Ga.

Gilliam was taken to the Fayette County Jail and charged with reckless driving, DUI, drug possession and speeding. He posted a $9,818 bond and was released.

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Peachtree City's council votes against proposed water park


PEACHTREE CITY, GA (WXIA) – Hundreds of Peachtree City residents rallied to prevent a new water park, and it appears they may have gotten their way.

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So many people attended Thursday night's city council meeting, that dozens of them had to watch through the windows from outside of City Hall. The question the city council had to deal with is whether the proposed water park was "out of character" for one of metro Atlanta's most meticulously planned communities.

Peachtree City homeowners protest indoor water park


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Homeowners in Peachtree City are rallying against a plan to build an indoor water park resort.

Great Wolf Lodge wants to redevelop a 38-acre tract of land that backs into a residential neighborhood to build the hotel and several restaurants.

Supporters say it will bring jobs and much needed tax revenue. Opponents say it will reduce their property values and cause traffic, water and noise pollution.

The planning commission voted unanimously against the rezoning request. The city council will make the final decision tonight, after giving both sides one hour to speak.


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Former Peachtree City Police Chief released on bond


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (WXIA) -- Former Police Chief William McCollom reported to the Fayette County Jail Thursday after being indicted for shooting his former wife. He was charged with misdemeanor reckless conduct.

McCollom arrived at the jail a few minutes after noon Thursday.

Fayette County District Attorney Scott Ballard announced in March he would seek the misdemeanor indictment against McCollom.

The indictment was returned by the grand jury after hearing from only one witness, a GBI agent who conducted the investigation into what happened in McCollum's bedroom on January 1.

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

3 things to know before filing a tax extension

By Chris Smith

With this year’s tax deadline rapidly approaching, you may find that filing an extension is a good option for you. But before you plan to do that, here are three things you’ll want to keep in mind.

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Taxes are due April 15. The extension only gives you additional time to file your return; it is not an extension of time to pay the tax that may be due. The assessed tax, even if you have not yet determined how much it is, is due by the April 15 deadline.

Another weekend of minimal road construction

Another weekend of minimal road construction

(WXIA) -- You'll see less construction than usual on Atlanta's interstates and highways this weekend -- and you have the Braves to thank for it.

Due to Friday's home opener at Turner Field, as well as spring break, the Georgia Department of Transportation has suspended its typical weekend roadwork.

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No lane closures will take place on the surface streets around Turner Field. However, emergency-related closures are always a possibility.

Video: Driver charged after Peachtree City police chase

Video: Driver charged after Peachtree City police chase

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- A driver faces a long list of charges after leading police on an erratic chase through Peachtree City on March 31.

It began shortly after 3:00 p.m. with an attempted traffic stop. A Peachtree City motorcycle officer tried to pull over a car with two men inside at the intersection of Highway 74 and Crosstown Drive. The driver ignored the officer and pulled into a nearby parking lot, where the passenger jumped out of the car.

Peachtree City Police Lt. Mark Brown said the driver, 54-year-old Darryl Lambert of College Park, sped away through a construction zone where people were working. Police deployed stop sticks on Highway 74 and deflated the car's tires, but Lambert continued to drive more than 80 miles per hour as the tires disintegrated.