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2 Buford Women Charged In 'Massage Parlor' Sting Operation
Mi Young Jeon, 50, of Buford, was charged with keeping a place of prostitution. Misook Kim, 46, of Buford, was charged with keeping a place of prostitution, prostitution, masturbation for hire and massage without license.
Pair of wrecks involving same car leave one person seriously injured
A Cleveland man was seriously injured after his car was involved in two separate wrecks on Interstate 985 northbound Wednesday night.Joseph Chute, 58, of Cleveland, was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on the interstate at the same time as Nolan Lassiter, 81, of Cornelia, in a Lincoln Town Car.Geor
Zipping into a 'cool' weekend at Helen attraction
HELEN, Ga.- There are always lots of big things happening in Georgia’s Alpine Village – Helen! But if you’re looking for a particularly high-flying thrill when you’re in town, there’s a place where “adventure” is right there on the sign out front!
Georgia town braces for up to 10,000 for Rainbow Family gathering
LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga.- A small north Georgia town is bracing for as many as 10,000 self-proclaimed "hippies."
Cleveland man charged with hit and run
CLEVELAND, Ga. – White County authorities have charged 33-year-old Cale Lee Abernathy of Cleveland, with hit and run, aggravated assault, aggressive driving and failure to report an accident after he allegedly drove his Toyota pickup truck into to the rear of another man’s vehicle, forcing him off
Man running from deputies found hiding in laundry room
Steven Walden, 29, of Dacula was pulled over for a traffic stop around 11 am on June 18 on East Jones Frive near Friendship Road. Deputies said he was wanted for a misdemeanor count of obstruction and driving on a suspended license in Gwinnett County. Deputies said during the traffic stop Walden res
Hotel Clermont celebrates historic reopening and new, vintage design
ATLANTA -- Whether from the sixth-floor rooftop bar or the Ponce de Leon sidewalk, guests and passersby alike viewed the ceremonial tower lighting on Wednesday night, celebrating the return of an Atlanta namesake.
Why Lula hopes to lure movie, TV production companies
Lula is preparing for the camera.The city is working on a film ordinance to encourage production companies to consider filming there and to set guidelines for companies to film while minimizing disturbance in the community. Hall County already has a film ordinance, and the city of Oakwood passed its
Two charged after undercover sting operation on massage parlor
Mi Young Jeon, 50, and Misook Kim, 46, both of Buford, were charged June 20 with keeping a place of prostitution. Kim was also charged with prostitution, masturbation for hire and massage without a license.Scalia said the investigation is ongoing.The business licenses for the five previously investi
Gainesville Police: man inappropriately touched young child
Bricio Pablo Marban, 27, was charged with felony sexual battery.
In Our Community: Gainesville Tractor Supply partners with animal rescue group
The Gainesville Tractor Supply store, which sells a variety of pet items, donated $200 to Evelyn’s Place Rescue to support the rescue’s animal adoption program.
GBI releases names of three officers involved in fatal shooting
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released the names of the three Hall County Sheriff’s Office officers involved in a deadly shooting Thursday near Skelton Road.According to a document from the GBI obtained by The Times in an open records request, the officers involved were Kevin Lyle, Nathan Manl
Patrolman, sergeant, investigator fired weapons in fatal shooting of gunman
A deputy, sergeant and investigator with a collective 28 years of services were involved in the shooting case Thursday, June 14, near Skelton Road.The Hall County Sheriff’s Office released more information on the officers placed on paid leave after an open records request by The Times.The Georgia Bu
Father of baby found in freezer now faces murder charges
A Gainesville man whose 6-month-old son was found dead in a motel room freezer earlier this month is now charged with murder.Dothan Police in Alabama obtained a murder warrant for Carlton James Mathis on June 18 but do not know when he will be extradited to Alabama from Levy County Jail in Florida,
Woman dies after traffic crash on Ga. 400 ramp
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A woman died days after being involved in a traffic crash on the Ga. 400 northbound ramp off Buford Highway.Sadra Mettee, 77 of Cumming, was driving a 2007 Hyandai Sonata May 26 when it collided on the on-ramp with another car. She was transported to the hospital suffering from
Forsyth Deputy Shoots, Kills Man During Domestic Dispute Call
Preliminary information indicates that shortly before 10 p.m., a 911 call was made to the Forsyth County 911 Center. Deputies were dispatched to a domestic dispute at a residence on Carbonne Court. Upon arrival, officers determined that a physical altercation occurred between the female caller and t
Towel-clad woman accused of stealing car, Georgia Pomeranian
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A towel-clad woman is accused of stealing a car and its passenger, a nearly 5-year-old Pomeranian named Bear.
Forsyth County deputy shoots, kills domestic violence suspect
When the deputies arrived at the house, the woman let them inside and led the deputies toward the kitchen. Investigators said a man, who ended up being the woman's husband, appeared armed with a gun. The deputies took a defensive stance and fired, killing the man.
Jackson County jailer fired after alleged assault
COMMERCE, Ga. -- A Jackson County jailer was fired and is facing criminal charges after an alleged assault last week in a neighboring county.Todd Greene was fired after an incident in Madison County where he allegedly got into an argument with another man and then tried to handcuff him. Greene alleg
What you can and can’t do with your phone while driving come July 1
Georgians have two weeks to prepare for the new hands-free driving law coming July 1.Drivers caught using a mobile phone or similar device face a $50 fine and a point on their license, according to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. A second citation comes with a $100 fine and two points, a th