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SWAT standoff underway in Hall County

HALL COUNTY, Ga.-News Chopper 2is over what appears to be a SWAT situation with a heavy police presence in Hall County.Hall County Fire confirmed they are at a scene on Stephens Rd. and Waverly Way but have not released any details.We're working to learn more details for a LIVE report on Channel 2 A

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-14 21:09:51

Son of slaying victim testifies he didn't want dad to 'seem like a bad person'

Tyler Gayton screamed and told his father, Dennis, to slam on the gas and get out of there when a man pulled out a gun on Carlton Street, according to testimony Tuesday in Superior Court.Marquis Lejon Studivant is on trial in Superior Court Judge Andrew Fuller’s court for charges of felony murder an

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-14 20:52:00

Helen man arrested on terroristic threat charge

A knife-wielding man was arrested after being subdued by law enforcement on Sunday, Aug. 5. Authorities responded to a home in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors tolog into view the best local news from The White County News. Not yet a subscriber?Subscribe today!

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2018-08-13 13:18:28

Toddler stable after being left in car for 3 hours

A 3-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after he was left in a locked car for roughly three hours, according to authorities. He is now in stable condition.Hall County Sheriff’s Office authorities responded after 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, to a woman’s 911 call in Chicopee Village, saying she “accide

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-13 22:36:00

Baldwin water plant in crisis after heavy rains

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NORTHEASTERN GEORGIAN - 2018-08-15 04:05:00

Cops: Woman faces felonies for ‘prank’ where she impersonated officer in Gwinnett

A woman is accused of impersonating a police officer and pulling over four people near Norcross, Channel 2 Action News reported.Quitina Helms, 38, of Gainesville, allegedly wore a shirt with the word “Police” on the front and back and stopped a car near Jimmy Carter Boulevard early Sunday, Gwinnett


North Carolinians ask local police for directions, arrested on drug charges

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – On the evening of Monday, Aug. 6, a Hiawassee Police Department patrol officer was in the parking lot of a local business when the officer was approached by two white males in a white Ford F250, requesting directions. The officer advised the driver that an incoming call for service

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Authorities: Flowery Branch man stabbed neighbor with kitchen knife

A Flowery Branch man is accused of stabbing his neighbor in the abdomen with a kitchen knife, according to authorities.Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware said the victim was stabbed once Saturday, Aug. 11, with a fixed-blade kitchen knife. The man underwent surgery at the hospital, and Ware

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-13 15:48:00

FORSYTH SWAT STANDOFF: SWAT on scene at townhome community; 911 caller says he's being held hostage

@JasonDurdenWSBis keeping a close eye from the sky on this developing SWAT situation in Forsyth County. Law enforcement has descended on a townhome, where earlier today a man claimed he was being held hostage.pic.twitter.com/ZBSITPXBZD— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV)August 14, 2018

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-14 19:15:24

Police: 6-year-old hit by car in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in DeKalb County.Police say the driver has remained on scene after the accident.Officials have not yet released the identity of the child or the driver.This is a breaking news story. We will be updating this s

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-14 20:26:00

Head for the Hills: Shopping, dining and attractions in mountain towns

If you’re visiting or thinking of buying a home in the North Georgia Mountains, you’ll obviously be looking for peace and quiet. But you’ll also want to be near shopping, restaurants and activities when you need a break from rustic living. Here are a few suggestions.


$1 million Powerball ticket sold in Cumming

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga.- A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Cumming for the August 11 drawing, officials said.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 15:46:56

Naked, hammer-wielding alleged burglar arrested in Cumming

Charles Richard Wyatt, 61, was arrested by the Cumming Police Department at about 4 a.m. Monday after he was allegedly found exiting a broken glass door at the Beverage World liquor store on Lanier Parkway in Cumming, naked and carrying a framing hammer and a can of Coca-Cola, according to an incide

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-08-13 21:43:00

Blairsville man arrested for Hiawassee auto theft

HIAWASSEE, Ga. – Towns County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Aaron Dale Patterson, 29, of Blairsville, Georgia, on Wednesday, Aug. 8.


$1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Georgia

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)CUMMING, Ga.- One Georgian will soon be the world's newest millionaire.The Georgia Lottery reports that a winning ticket worth $1 million has been sold in the state for the Aug. 11 Powerball drawing.The winning numbers for the drawing were 5-43-56-62-68 with th

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-13 19:36:00

Lula considers ordinances for downtown development, events, filming

The Lula City Council is considering several new ordinances, including the reduction or waiving of some regulatory fees to encourage downtown development, as well as regulations on parades, special events and filming in the city.Downtown developmentOn Monday, Aug. 20, the council will vote on an ord

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-13 22:18:00

2 tourists, 3 first responders recover after Georgia rescue

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FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-08-13 19:20:41

Clayton police request help from GBI over officer-involved shooting

CLAYTON COUNTY — The Clayton County Police Department has requested the help of the Georgia Bureau Investigation to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Conley, according to Nelly Miles, GBI public information officer.

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2018-08-13 15:01:00

Georgia police officer, wife found stabbed to death

SAVANNAH, Ga.- A police officer and his wife were found stabbed to death Monday in their coastal Georgia neighborhood, where investigators detained a teenager and charged him with felony murder in the slayings.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 18:36:47

Madisonville woman charged with TennCare fraud

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Victoria Ann Hippo, 33, of Madisonville through a press release. She was being held in the McMinn County Jail on a $15,000 bond as of Thursday.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-13 12:00:00