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EF-1 tornado confirmed in Hall County during Friday's storms
HALL COUNTY, Ga. - Officials with the National Weather Service have confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down early Friday morning. The tornado formed in Hall County around 5:50 a.m. and was on the round for an estimated 2.5 miles.
365 wreck in Habersham injures 7, including several children
A three-vehicle wreck on Ga. 365 south of Alto Saturday afternoon sent more than a half-dozen people to area hospitals. Habersham County Emergency Services Director Chad Black said his agency responded to the wreck on Ga. 365 at Crane Mill Road.
Sun gets second job at Georgia vineyard: powering winery
The reputation of Georgia vineyards is still emerging. And the state’s dominant utility only recently embarked on a meaningful shift to solar energy. But the owners of Yonah Mountain Vineyards in Cleveland decided blending grape growing and solar energy was a wave worth riding.
North Georgia couple's dream of opening a men's and women's clothing boutique blossoms into three retail locations
Zach Cross is 31 years old with a college degree in business administration; Courtney Cross is 30 with degree in communications with a focus on human resources. Together, the young entrepreneurs are in their sixth year of running a profitable business.
Woman reported missing in White County
WHITE COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- White County Police are searching for a missing woman last seen on April 15 near the White and Lumpkin County line. The reported missing woman is 34-year-old Belinda Butterfield from Canton.
Marijuana edibles becoming growing issue in Georgia, nationwide
ATLANTA, GA. (CBS46) Marijuana edibles are becoming a growing issue for the state and there is especially a concern about children getting their hands on them. They're taking up more and more space inside the GBI crime lab.
THE LATEST: 1 killed, several injured after downtown chase, wreck
One person is dead and several are injured after a man led state troopers on a high-speed chase through downtown Atlanta that ended when he struck two cars, police said. The chase began about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when a Georgia State Patrol trooper traveling south on Spring Street noticed a black Dodg
Winning Jumbo Bucks lottery ticket sold in Cleveland
A lucky lottery player in Cleveland goes home with the $2.3-Million jackpot from the Georgia Lottery Jumbo Bucks Lotto. The winning ticket was sold at the Circle K on North Main Street. The winner claimed the prize Tuesday according to Georgia Lottery officials.
Georgia city eyes safety policies after park electrocution
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — After a boy's electrocution at a public park last year, an east Georgia city is reworking its safety policy and inspection process. Melquan Robinson, 12, died after he touched a fence that had been accidentally electrified in October, The Augusta Chronicle reported. It happened a
Area Arrests for April 8
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Only 39 rental units available for every 100 low-income families in Georgia
Updated: April 20, 2019, 4:47 p.m. Two new reports from national nonprofits and research groups link a shortage of affordable housing with poorer health outcomes, and that correlation is evident in low-income neighborhoods across Gainesville and Hall County.
$200K worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves
Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports. On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to
North Hall storm ruled tornado
The storm damage in North Hall County Friday, April 19, was caused by an EF1 tornado. “Mainly there were just numerous large trees that were uprooted, laid over, twisted or broken off,” said Casey Ramsey, director of the Hall County Emergency Management Agency. “Fortunately, the only major damage we
GDOT hearing this week on plans to widen a section of Dahlonega Highway
The public will get a chance to comment Tuesday on plans to widen a portion of Dahlonega Highway north of Gainesville. The project involves 4.3 miles between Price and Yellow Creek roads.
What to expect on I-985 in South Hall next few months
Updated: April 20, 2019, 5:08 p.m. Motorists on Interstate 985 might want to keep a GPS device handy as they travel in South Hall the next few months. Completion of the new Exit 14 interchange between Oakwood and Flowery Branch, fixing a faulty bridge that’s part of the interchange work and efforts
Luke Parker spotted filming ‘The Bachelorette’ on hometown date
Luke Parker, a Gainesville resident and contestant on “The Bachelorette” was back in his hometown Saturday, April 20, taking Hannah Brown to dinner at Curt’s Cafeteria in Oakwood.
Atlanta Falcons legend arrested in Gwinnett County
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A football player well-known for his moves on the field as an Atlanta Falcon is facing charges in a city not far away. Sharod "Roddy" White was booked into the Gwinnett County jail on April 12 on an HOV lane violation and driving with a suspended or revoked license. The Gwinne
Banks County issues Boil Water Advisory after large line break
Banks County Water System customers in the southern part of the county should boil any water for consumption until further notice. “Banks County has experienced a large water leak due to a large line break caused from the April 19 flooding disaster,” said Banks County Emergency Management Agency Dir
Banks County responders rescue some three dozen people after flooding at Banks Crossing
HOMER – A Local State of Emergency remains in effect in Banks County while inspectors continue to determine the impact of Friday’s flooding and severe weather on the county and its businesses.
Georgia driver steals weapons as he drives car through gun store
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police in a Georgia city are looking for a bold thief who drove a car into a gun shop. Surveillance video at the Loganville store shows the car plowing through the front of the store around 5 a.m. Friday and then the driver hopping out and stealing as many guns as he can.