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You can still get in on the fun at Dahlonega Gold Rush Days

Crowds fill the streets during Gold Rush Days in Dahlonega on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.- photo by Austin Steele

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-20 22:19:00

SHERRY KUGHN: Dahlonega: gold rush city turned tourist city

North Georgia is a good place to vacation, and with a sister who lives near the tourist town of Dahlonega, I have visited there often.Recently, I took advantage of visiting the newly renovated gold museum located in the middle of the town square inside Lumpkin County Courthouse, one of the oldest co


Police relying on tips to bring escaped accused cop killer into custody

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A day after a Gwinnett County police officer died in the line of duty, the search for a suspect involved, still on the run, is being scaled back. Officer Antwan Toney responded Oct. 20 to the area of Crumps Landing and White Road near Shiloh Middle School in Snellville for rep

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-10-22 00:13:00

Things to do around Atlanta: Jazz, Boo at the Zoo and Zaved Akhtar

"Boo at the Zoo," which kicks off this weekend, will provide fun for the whole family at Zoo Atlanta. There's also jazz at the Velvet Note and the sounds of India with Javed Akhtar. If you want something more educational, check out the interactive exhibit in downtown Atlanta on the global refugee cr


JUST IN: Metro Atlanta piano teacher accused of child molestation found dead in jail cell

The Roswell piano teacher arrested on child molestation charges last month was found dead in his Fulton County Jail cell Saturday morning, officials said.Troy Lawrence Palmer was found hanging in his cell around 8 a.m. Saturday, the Atlanta Police Department said in a statement to AJC.com on Sunday.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-10-21 13:21:00

Officials identify woman's body found at Lake Lanier

HALL COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Hall County authorities have confirmed to CBS46 that a body found at Lake Lanier on October 12, 2018 is Madeline Sinagra. The body of Sinagra was found in an area of lake near Vans Tavern Park in Forsyth County near Vans Tavern Road. Hall County authorities began their in

CBS 46

How downtown businesses are weathering construction impacts

Employees of Carroll Daniel Construction eat at the Collegiate Grill on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Carroll Daniel Construction is paying for its employees to eat on the square on Thursdays during the construction taking place downtown.- photo by Austin Steele

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-21 18:22:00

City council meeting tonight: What's on the agenda

New homes on Perimeter Road, a TSPLOST discussion and potential playground designs for Main Street Park are some of the items up for vote during tonight's Dawsonville city council meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room at city hall. The public is invited to attend the meeti

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 10:26:00

Gwinnett County police department identifies officer killed in the line of duty

No winner in historic Mega Millions; jackpot jumps to $1.6 billionBlessed Trinity's J.D. Bertrand: Georgia Lottery Scholar AthleteHerschel Walker's TD mark passed, Rome RB keeps scoring!Grayson's Owen Pappoe: Montlick & Associates Athlete of the WeekRoswell vs. Walton decided by 1 point, blocked fie

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-20 22:53:40

White County early voting turnout triples 2014 midterm election

CLEVELAND, Ga. – Voters all across Georgia rushed to polling places in what appears to be record numbers during the first week of in-person, early voting last week and White County was no exception.

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying :: WRAL.com

Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer.

WRAL - 2018-10-21 04:41:33

BREAKING: 1 suspect in custody in officer's shooting death

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning that one suspect is in custody in the shooting death of a Gwinnett County police officer Saturday. Another suspect is still on the run. Isaiah Pretlow is in custody.Tafahree Maynard, who they believe shot and killed office

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-21 04:09:18

Where you live can affect how long you live

If you reside around the Chattahoochee Country Club on the north end of Gainesville along the glistening shores of Lake Lanier, the average life expectancy for you and your neighbors is 79.3 years.But if you live in the Newtown neighborhood in midtown Gainesville, a historically African-American com

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-20 23:50:00

Ex-fishing guide arrested in Forsyth County on new charges

Embattled former Forsyth County fishing guide Shane Watson is back in Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office custody after additional charges were filed against him for theft by deception, while a prominent boat company claims in a civil lawsuit that Watson deceived them into making donations to a charitab


Body camera video shows moments before police shoot man holding fake machine gun

MONROE, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released some of the body camera video that shows what happened moments before police shot a man who they say was pointing a fake gun at them. Tuesday, Monroe Police were called around 9 a.m. about a man walking near Marble Street with a gun, which


Roofing Company Pays Off School Lunch Debt at 3 Schools, Now They're Looking To Do More

The CEO of a roofing company in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is making it his mission to pay off student lunch debt in every single elementary school in the state of Georgia.“It is frustrating to some kids who come through and they know that they don’t have any money,” Brookwood Elementary School Cafet

WESTERNJOURNAL.COM - 2018-10-20 18:18:19

University of North Georgia's health and PE teacher education program moving to Gainesville Campus

Warren Caputo, assistant professor of kinesiology who will lead the program, said the move will help student retention because many students live close to the Gainesville Campus.

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-10-21 06:00:00

Cumming man indicted for rape, child molestation and assault

A man from Cumming has been formally charged in Forsyth County for allegedly raping a related female child younger than 10 years old, molesting that same child and for assaulting a woman with a knife in July.Brian Gene Harris, 41, of Cumming was indicted last week by the Superior Criminal Court of F


Forsyth Wow House: Tree Nursery, Stone-Lined Pool With Waterfall

FORSYTH, GA — Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? Or, do you want to upgrade your living quarters to a fancy retreat in the neighborhood? No matter what your desires are in


Man wanted in three states captured

Police say, later that day, he used the victim's credit card to charge $1,700 at two Walmart stores in Gwinnett County.