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Former Gwinnett County teacher sentenced for biting girl's backside

Snellville, GA (CBS46) A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher will spend the next 30 days in jail for biting a girl's butt. According to the Gwinnett County Post, Jonathan Herbert pleaded guilty to battery, public drunkenness and bribery.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-18 09:21:47

Mark Your Calendar For These Holiday Events In Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — From a free class on how to make health dishes for the holidays to a swim with Santa, really? Yes, here are some great ideas for holiday fun in Gwinnett County this holiday season.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 13:45:00

Wanted in Gwinnett: Sheriff seeks murder, rape, kidnapping suspects

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office is searching for six men, including one who has been wanted on a murder charge for nearly two years, according to a new wanted poster. The department regularly releases wanted posters featuring suspects with active warrants for their arrest. The latest poster was


In Buford, one family’s grip on power raises ethics concerns

Tucked away in the northern reaches of bustling Gwinnett County, Buford has for years cast itself as both fiercely independent and a wholesome alternative to the rest of metro Atlanta and its apparently big-city ways. The community of 15,000 has become a magnet for families attracted by award-winnin


Wanted in Gwinnett for the week of Dec. 17

The sheriff’s office list of noted wanted suspects for this week. If you have information on these suspects, please call 770-619-6655. Isabel is a crime and health reporter for the Gwinnett Daily Post. She graduated from Emory University in 2016 with a B.A. in international studies. She is originall

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-12-18 02:13:00

Here's Where Gwinnett County Ranks In Income

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show household incomes in Georiga trail the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" last week.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 15:04:00

Third Johns Creek Murder Suspect Remains At Large: Cops

JOHNS CREEK, GA — The third and final man charged in connection to a murder stemming from a violent drug deal remains at large, Johns Creek Police say. Arrest warrants are active for Antoine Sims, who is charged with felony murder and purchase, distribution and sale of marijuana related to the death

PATCH - 2018-12-17 20:13:00

5 New Houses For Sale In The Buford Area

BUFORD, GA — On the hunt for a new home, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Need some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we've compiled the latest batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 18:54:00

Bond denied for suspect in fatal shooting of veteran in Buford

A Gwinnett County judge denied bond this week for an Auburn man who allegedly shot and killed a military veteran before leaving him in the middle of a street in Buford, according to FOX 5 Atlanta.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-12-14 17:01:00

Lawrenceville: See 5 Local Homes For Sale

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest listings on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Fear not! To keep you in the game, we at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 18:56:00

I-85 widening continues to close lanes overnight near Braselton

Single lane closures on I-85 in Gwinnett, Barrow, and Jackson counties will occur nightly this week as construction activities continue for the I-85 Widening project. Clearing activity and work on the Spout Springs Road bridge will necessitate closing a single lane of I-85 in each direction between


3 men get life sentences after murdering Alpharetta man in 2016

Three metro Atlanta men who were found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old man in Alpharetta were sentenced to life in prison Monday, authorities said. Michael Kamar Dawson of Lithonia, Dontravious Mahone of Riverdale, and Jemal Gines of Decatur were each convicted last week in the death of Kadarius C


Robber forced his way into 73-year-old's home, put gun to her face, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police said a serial robber is on the loose, and they’re worried he is becoming increasingly violent. The man has targeted several delivery drivers and even broke into a woman’s home, according to officers.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-12-17 11:55:55

Duluth accepting applications for the 11th Annual L.E.A.D. Academy

Citizens engage when they are armed with good information and Duluth’s L.E.A.D. (Learn, Engage, Advance Duluth) Academy provides that foundation. Participants are empowered to help address community issues because they understand all the possible ways to help. The program will spark interest in loca


Armed robbery suspect demands elderly woman perform sex act

Snellville, GA (CBS46) Police are searching for an armed suspect accused in a series of robberies. On one occasion, he allegedly demanded an elderly woman perform a sexual act upon him.

CBS 46 - 2018-12-15 16:02:54

4 Gwinnett Area Foreclosures To Check Out

GWINNETT, GA — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but have a price point on the lower end? . A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Gwinnett area might be your best bet!. Here's a handy list of four new foreclosures on the market near you — many of them surprisingly affordable for their size and l

PATCH - 2018-12-15 23:18:00

Cops: Buford murder suspect also turned gun on another man he was dining with

The man accused of fatally shooting a coworker right after they had lunch in downtown Buford allegedly turned the gun on another man who dined with them. However, Jerome Daniel Colvin’s gun malfunctioned before he could fire at the other man, Gwinnett County police Det. Michael Poppe testified Thurs


Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe

Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri

SCALLYWAGANDVAGABOND.COM - 2018-12-15 12:11:09

Gnats, cockroaches lead Buford Highway Mexican restaurant to fail inspection

DEKALB COUNTY, GA. — A Mexican restaurant in busy Plaza Fiesta in DeKalb County has passed a health re-inspection after failing just a few days ago. The owner of Barbacoa Mexicana on Buford Highway in Chamblee told us he feels terrible that the restaurant failed and says he is determined to do bette


5 Buford Area Open Houses Coming Up Soon

BUFORD, GA — If you're in the market for a new home, you've likely already combed through all the online listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these homes are like from the photos, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:07:00