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ON THE MARKET: After six months on the market, Chateau Elan estate sees $575K price cut

Originally listed in March for $3,475,000, this eight bedroom and 9 1/2 bath estate in the Legends at Chateau Elan saw a major price cut and is now listed for $2,900,000. The 16,000 square-foot home features a seven car garage, two living rooms, four fire places, a guest house, elevator and much mo

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-25 00:00:00

Mobile visitor center planned this fall as part of Lake Lanier CVB efforts

Call it a visitor center on wheels. The Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau is planning to roll out its "mobile" visitor center this fall, following "an emerging trend nationally," president Stacey Dickson said. "This center will be a first for Northeast Georgia, and locals can expect to see us

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-25 02:20:00

Collins may face a tough choice on Trumpism vs. Conservatism

There are at least two different ways to look at Rep. Doug Collins' recent vote against funding hurricane relief and raising the debt ceiling: Collins was either voting on conservative principal, or he got lost in the ideological woods and misread the mood of the moment. Collins was not opposed to

JACKSONHERALDTODAY.COM - 2017-09-24 20:25:52

Police: Gwinnett Shooting That Killed 2 Appears Domestic

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Gwinnett County Police say a shooting in Lawrenceville that killed a man and his mother on Saturday appears to have been related to a domestic dispute. Officers were called to an address in the 1200 block of Bishops Lane in Lawrenceville shortly after noon on Saturday. They say a

PATCH - 2017-09-24 16:34:56

Fire damages home north of Gainesville; no one hurt

A Hall County home north of Gainesville suffered extensive damage in a late night house fire, Hall County Fire Services reported. Units responded to the 3600 block of Thompson Bend off Thompson Bridge Road around 12:30 a.m. where a 1,500-square foot house had smoke coming from the attic, Capt. Zacha

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 17:45:00

Newsmaker in business: Cardiologist joins Heart Center at NE Ga. Medical Center

Dr. Nima Ghasemzadeh has joined The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center and is accepting patients at the Braselton, Buford and Winder locations. Ghasemzadeh completed a residency in internal medicine at Emory University, where he also completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 23:55:00

Bridgeman: Elections have local effects

I hoped to get to a forum Thursday to hear the two contenders for Jefferson mayor, but work kept that from happening. Then I learned the event was canceled. I hope to get there when it, or another one, is scheduled. We're going to have lots of local elections come November. Traditionally, those

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:50

He sent a text to his fiancee that he was 'almost there.' He never made it.

Nico Moreno, 20, of Auburn sent a text while driving to his fiancee's home. That text cost him his life, says his father, Brian Ortiz-Moreno, who shared this photo of what was left of his son's car after the two-vehicle, head-on crash at 45 miles per hour. Ortiz-Moreno is expected to address a Georg

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-22 23:50:00

Almand: Winter is Coming

Depending on the study, the percentage that genetics will play in your future health can be anywhere from 5-30 percent. The take-home message from that range of statistics is that your physical health will be dictated in the high majority by your life choices, not what's in your DNA. My contentio

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:49

Bridges: Taking things for granted

It was around 4:30 on Monday afternoon of Sept. 11 when the thing I had been dreading became reality: the power at my house went out. With the wind howling for most of the afternoon I hoped against hope that it would somehow stay on but after several close calls, I was officially without power. Wi

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:46

Bennett: Sasquatch is alive and well...

You know the sound... that distinct scratching, clawing noise up in the attic, or down inside the walls. The noises started about three weeks ago. At first, I suspected a little mouse and thought I'd wait a few days to see if he'd go away. Well, he didn't. The noises seemed to be localized to

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:44

Crawford: Tommy Irvin towered over Georgia politics

Tommy Irvin always stood out in a crowd. It was easy to see why. The lanky farmer from Mt. Airy was a tall drink of water at 6-feet-5-inches, and he augmented that height by wearing cowboy boots with his business suits. Irvin towered over nearly everyone he met. He towered over Georgia politics

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-23 13:51:43

Jacks: Pumpkin treats for the fall

All of the storms across the country at the beginning of the week brought much concern for all of us. I consider myself lucky that nothing major happened at my house. After the storm finally passed, the weather has finally settled and the warm weather is back. With that, I'm loving the Georgia g

BARROWCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:35:47

68-year-old man killed in workplace accident in Hall County

A 68-year-old man was killed Friday in a workplace accident in Hall County, the sheriff's office said. The man was identified Saturday as Jake Sanders of Flowery Branch, sheriff's spokesman Stephen Wilbanks said. Sanders, an employee of Candler Concrete Products Inc. on Candler Road, got caught betw


Man given 25-year prison sentence in rape case

A Flowery Branch man was convicted Thursday in a 2015 rape case, according to authorities. Kyle Janess, 20, was found guilty by a jury after roughly 40 minutes of deliberation. Janess was sentenced to life with 25 years to serve in incarceration. The rest of the sentence may be on probation. Attorne

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:19:00

Boone battling Gebbia for District 4 Brookhaven City Council seat

In the Nov. 7 nonpartisan election for the District 4 Brookhaven City Council seat, Dale Boone, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Brookhaven in 2015, is facing incumbent Joe Gebbia, who has been on the council for all five years the city has been in existence. The district includes the southern po

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 18:05:00

'Never-ending hole in your soul:' Former football star tells of addiction battle

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville With a family history riddled with people suffering from substance-use disorders, Avery Nix said he felt he was born "with a genetic disposition." With that first feeling at age 12 from a hit of morphine for a brok

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 03:54:00

Second suspect arrested in deadly shooting of man in front of son

Police have arrested the second suspect in the case of a man who was shot to death in Gainesville in front of his 15-year-old son. Marquis Lejon Studivant, 27, was arrested Friday after a brief chase, Gainesville police spokesman Kevin Holbrook said Saturday. Dennis Ronald Gayton, 47, was shot April


Johnny Vardeman: Hopes remain city's midtown bridge will lead to somewhere

Gainesville is still waiting on that hotel/convention center to build on that open space across the pedestrian bridge on Jesse Jewell Parkway. Originally, the Georgia Mountains Center was built to attract conventions and other big events to the city. But the Mountains Center is now Brenau Universit

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-22 23:13:00

2 killed in North Hall wreck

Two people were killed in a wreck Friday morning on US 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall, according to authorities. Christine Washington, 51, and Cristobal Cruz Sanchez, 66, both of Gainesville, died in the wreck. The highway was shut down in both directions but has since reopened. Washington was

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 01:54:00