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Woman's body found in Gwinnett County basement | Death considered suspicious

SUWANEE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police are investigating a suspicious death after a woman was found dead in the basement of a home she was renting just outside of Suwanee, Georgia.Officers responded to Collins Port Cove, not far from I-85, Monday afternoon after getting reports from homeowners that

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-16 21:01:04

Police investigate 'suspicious death' in Gwinnett neighborhood

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a suspicious death in a neighborhood.The investigation is centered on Collins Port Cove, which is in Suwanee.Police said they found a 63-year-old woman dead in the basement apartment of the home.[DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's News App

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-16 19:57:10

Lightning strikes home, causes roof fire in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Firefighters responded to a house fire on Blue Cedar Drive in Sugar Hill that authorities said was caused by a lightning strike.According to Firefighter Captain Tommy Rutledge, Gwinnett officials said they got to the home just before 3:20 p.m. Monday.The caller reported flame

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-16 22:02:14

Planning commission approves 136-home subdivision at Price and Thompson Bridge roads

The Hall County Planning Commission voted Monday to approve a 136-home subdivision on Price Road near its intersection with Thompson Bridge Road, at a lot that has been vacant for several years.Don Smallwood, Chris Braswell and Bo Brooks voted to approve the request by homebuilder DR Horton. Commiss

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-16 21:53:00

Man stabbed in chest at Gainesville hotel, in critical condition

A man is in critical condition after being stabbed in the chest late Saturday, July 14, at Hometown Studio Suites in Gainesville.


Police: Man used stolen credit cards to buy $29K worth of Home Depot gift cards

FULTON COUNTY -- Johns Creek police are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to buy $29,000 worth of Home Depot gift cards. The man also visited multiple GameStop and Office Depot stores in the metro area, police said. The fraud happened more than two weeks ago according to police, but th

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-17 09:02:49

How student safety may get better at Gainesville schools

Adrian Niles, chief operations officer for Gainesville City Schools, discusses new safety and security initiatives at local schools with the Board of Education on Monday, July 16, 2018.- photo by Joshua Silavent

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-16 20:01:00

A future housing option possible for students at UNG in Oakwood

Off-campus rental housing marketed to University of North Georgia students in Oakwood may be on the horizon.The Oakwood Planning Commission voted Monday, July 16, to recommend rezoning for 18 cottages at 2988 Frontage Road, near the Thurmon Tanner Parkway entrance to UNG.“There is a lack of housing

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-16 21:56:00

How an old Flowery Branch grocery store is getting new life

Best Food Mart owner Zafar Ranjha takes a phone call Monday, July 16, 2018, in front of his Flowery Branch store at 5415 Atlanta Highway. He's preparing to open the business next week in the old Best Buy grocery store location. Ranjha said he has plans to build a strip shopping center on adjacent pr

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-16 18:30:00

Police search for two men after violent home invasion

Police say four men, two of which have already been arrested, forced their way into the apartment, pistol whipped one of the residents before taking credit cards, cash and electronics.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-07-16 03:58:00

Hwy. 53 turn lane restriping to start Tuesday

Restriping of the passing lane on Hwy. 53 east between Hugh Stowers Road and Buddy Burt Road will begin tomorrow, according to a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.The release states that the project will convert the second westbound lane, or current passing lane, into a two

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 11:48:00

18 cottages proposed near University of North Georgia in Oakwood

Eighteen cottages are being proposed near the University of North Georgia and Thurmon Tanner Parkway in Oakwood.Bill Stark Properties of South Hall is seeking to rezone 2.3 acres at 2988 Frontage Road for the development, also across Robinson Place and near the Hayes Chrysler dealership off Frontage

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-15 17:19:00

How you can apply to fly a drone at Lake Lanier

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages Lake Lanier, is clarifying its policy for the use of drone aircraft, allowing their use on corps property only with the corps’ permission.Requests can be submitted locally to the corps’ Lake Lanier office in Buford, which will then send applications to

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-07-16 10:48:00

Why a Gainesville couple is donating 2,200 books to hospital’s neonatal ICU

When they couldn’t hold or touch their newborn triplets, Abby and Ryan Burle of Gainesville found another way to communicate.“Reading to them was the only thing we could do that was normal,” Ryan said.Abby said, “As a mom, it was a comfort thing. It was a way for my babies to hear my voice.”That sim

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-15 17:11:00

Walton EMC Update on Nuclear Power Plant at 82 Annual Meeting

“No matter how power costs are affected by Vogtle, your not-for-profit electric co-op will always look out for your best interest,” said Lee. “That’s the main thing you need to know.”

MONROELOCAL.ORG - 2018-07-16 08:14:31

Why park manager calls Don Carter State Park 'a hidden gem'

James and Amber Smith and family, of Gillsville, spend Tuesday, July 10, 2018, fishing at Don Carter State Park in northeast Hall County. The park is celebrating five years of service.- photo by Scott Rogers


Here's how Gwinnett Place Mall looks in new 'Stranger Things' promo | VIDEO

On Monday, 'Stranger Things' released a teaser for Season 3 of the Netflix series. It is disguised as a commercial for a new mall in Hawkins, Indiana, called Starcourt.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-07-16 17:03:00

30 Office Jobs Around Gwinnett County


PATCH - 2018-07-16 17:07:45

County planning commission to consider subdivision at Price and Thompson Bridge roads

A sign advertising the proposed 136-lot subdivision, Riverbrook Village, in Gainesville, Friday, July 13, 2018, along Thompson Bridge Road. Plans for the development will go before the Hall County Planning Commission Monday, July 16.- photo by David Barnes

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-07-15 17:24:00

Gwinnett Among Top 5 Counties In GA For Opioid Use

The top 6 drugs tested are: 1) methamphetamine, 2) cocaine, 3) alprazolam, 4) oxycodone, 5) heroin, and 6) hydrocodoneThe most seized opioids are: 1) oxycodone, 2) heroin, 3) hydrocodone, followed by 4)fentanyl/analogs.The top 5 counties with the highest use of opioids in Georgia are: 1) Cobb, 2) Fu

PATCH - 2018-07-16 13:47:28