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5 Southern spots that offer a true old-fashioned Christmas
Whether you're hoping to celebrate a traditional, storybook Christmas complete with carriage rides and twinkling lights, or an exciting holiday filled with sledding, snow tubing and light shows, the South sure knows how to make the season bright.
Reports: 5-star freshman QB Justin Fields leaving Georgia
Quarterback Justin Fields is reportedly leaving Georgia after just one season. Rumors have swirled in recent days about whether Fields would return to Georgia next fall. And according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken, Fields indeed has informed UGA of his intention to transfer from the program.
University of North Georgia's economic impact on the area might surprise you
The University of North Georgia, across its five campuses and online programs, had an estimated $620 million economic impact on Northeast Georgia in the 2017 fiscal year. The study measures direct and indirect spending that contributes to the university’s service region.
Georgia college student makes case for new interstate to Houston Co. commissioners
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Houston County commissioners heard the proposed plan from one college student to have a new interstate built that would start in Texas and end in Augusta, Georgia.
White House releases official Christmas portrait
WASHINGTON - The White House released the official Christmas portrait of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday. The photo was taken Saturday in the Cross Hall of the White House.
More than 600 participate in fall commencement
More than 600 students received their degrees at the University of North Georgia's (UNG) two fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 15 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Georgia medical-examiner employees resign after posing with man's dismembered head: report
Two employees with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) reportedly resigned after one worker took a photo of the other posing with a homicide victim's dismembered head. The tasteless photo-op involved Robert Page, an elderly man who was dismembered in November, WSB-TV reported. Christian Ponce-
Regional research conference for undergrads benefits some local students
DAHLONEGA, GA — More than 250 college students, faculty and staff members from across the Southeast participated in the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference Nov. 3 at the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) Gainesville Campus. This was the first time UNG hosted the regional conference.
Two Marietta Cadets Earn Distinguished Military Graduate Honors
DAHLONEGA, GA -- Twenty-one cadets from the University of North Georgia, including two from Marietta, have been ranked in the top 20 percent of the nation among more than 5,000 Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadets assessed by U.S. Army Cadet Command. Arthur Brands and Robert Rogers were am
One officer demoted four others reprimanded following pre-dawn badminton game
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Night Patrol Shift Supervisor Donna Bennett has been demoted from sergeant to corporal after she and the entire night patrol shift left the county with no officers on the road last Wednesday to play badminton in a local middle school gym.
This Tiny Georgia Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit
While most visitors to Georgia might immediately think of Dahlonega or Blue Ridge as the towns of check out during Christmastime, there is another tiny gem worth taking a trip to. This entire town becomes a holiday wonderland for all who visit, each year getting better and better than the last. If y
Justin Fields leaving Georgia would have every team in college football lining up
Georgia freshman QB Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall recruit in the class of 2018 and one of the most touted dual-threat QB prospects ever, may have played his last down in Athens. He notified the Dawgs he intends to transfer, USA Today reported Monday.
Alabama teen missing since October spotted in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Valley police and a worried family in Chambers County have been searching for a missing 16-year-old teen, but West Georgia police believe they have spotted the teen who hasn’t been seen since Oct. 25.
Georgia teacher admits stealing 9-year-old student's violin to pay ticket, police say
DECATUR, Ga. – A Georgia teacher told police he stole a 9-year-old student's violin because he needed money to pay for a $700 ticket. Citing an incident report, news outlets report that video showed 21-year-old Kalif Jones of Stone Mountain stealing the instrument from the cafeteria. It also showed
Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 12/10 to 12/16
Arrest report provided by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office. The Georgia Open Records Act (O.C.G.A. 35-01-18) allows for www.fetchyournews.com to obtain and post the arrest records of any and all individuals arrested in Dawson County. Those arrests are posted on www.fetchyournews.com for viewing pl
Meet the men making it happen at Braselton Brewing
BRASELTON, Ga. (AP) — Four years ago, Harrison Clark was a National Guardsman making lousy beer while working behind the bar at Gold City Growlers in Dahlonega. "The owner there was a homebrewer," Clark said. "He kind of got me into it, so that was in 2014, 2013. I did that and essentially got into
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
Samantha Bee’s TBS show ‘Full Frontal’ donates five-bedroom home to Decatur charity El Refugio Ministry
Originally posted Monday, December 17, 2018 by RODNEY HOfirstname.lastname@example.org on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog. TBS’s “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” to honor a Decatur charity’s work with undocumented immigrant families, has purchased an entire house for the group, a moment that will be featured on this We
Decatur Singer Performs at Holiday Concert
From UNG:The University of North Georgia (UNG) Holiday Concert took place Saturday, December 1, at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Georgia. UNG's vocal and instrumental ensembles and several faculty members joined forces to present the university's inaugural concert featuring the sounds of Ch
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Georgia For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Georgia are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Georgia.