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BREAKING NEWS: Body found at Yahoola Creek Reservoir

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The body of an unidentified male, apparently in his early to mid-50s, was discovered this afternoon (March 22) at the Yahoola Creek Reservoir in Dahlonega. Authorities say the cause of death appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound but the case is under investigation. Fetch Your

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Pedestrian Killed on Commerce Road

A driver killed a woman around 10 p.m. Tuesday while she was crossing Commerce Road near the Bulldog Inn, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Kimberly Pierce, 52, was killed by a '90s-model green Honda with tinted windows. The driver and car left the scene after hitting Pierce. The car likely

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:47:00

Officials: 7-year-old killed in fire; adults injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State officials said a child is dead and several adults were injured after a house fire in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. It happened at the N Sweetwater Road at the intersection of Old Douglasville Road. A spokesperson with Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office said a 7-

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-22 22:52:00

Bedridden woman found covered by roaches, maggots

SUGAR HILL, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a bedridden woman had been found covered with cockroaches and maggots on a sheet smeared in feces in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes Gwinnett County authorities as saying in a report that her caretakers and family members, 54-year-old Terry War

WSPA.COM - 2018-03-22 11:23:14

Restaurant Inspections: Black Mold, Slime, Expired Food

BURGER KING (Cass White Road) (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 87, Grade: B COUNTRY PRIDE (Food Service Inspections)* 981 CASS WHITE RD CARTERSVILLE, GA 30121 View inspections: March 19, 2018 Score: 100, Grade: A DOMINOS PIZ

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Trial begins in vehicular homicide case

After nearly two years of delays and continuances, the jury trial will go forward this week for a man charged with felony homicide by vehicle stemming from a 2016 hit and run. State of Georgia vs. Joshua Davis will take place throughout this week in Superior Criminal Court. Davis, a 32-year-old resi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-03-20 23:15:00

Public meeting about Dawsonville Highway-McEver Road study is set for Thursday

A public meeting about a government study of traffic flow at Dawsonville Highway and McEver Road is set for 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 22. The informational open house meeting will take place in the Municipal Courtroom of the Gainesville Public Safety Complex, 701 Queen City Parkway. "The public is

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-22 00:58:00

Woman found in deplorable conditions, decomposing legs expected to survive

SUGAR HILL, Ga. - A woman who was found bedridden inside her home crawling with bugs and decomposing body parts is expected to survive, according to police. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire and Gwinnett Police were dispatched to the home where they found the woman alive, but unconscious at a res

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-21 19:55:00

Family demands $10 million for death of son in Gwinnett jail

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The parents of a man who died inside the Gwinnett County jail are demanding $10 million, blaming their son's death on the "negligent, reckless" actions of sheriff's deputies. Last fall, the FOX 5 I-Team first brought you the story of Chris Howard and how jailers ignored a doct

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-03-21 21:19:00

SWAT team activated for barricaded person in Buford

Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West Rock Quarry Road in Buford. Police sent the notice at noon Tuesday, March 20, and the SWAT team was activated. Gwinnett Police officers are working the scene of a barricaded person on Tuggle Road near West


Gainsville Wow House: $2.9M Buys Heated Infinity Pool, Waterfall

Address: 8980 Pine Tree Cir, Gainesville, GeorgiaPrice: $2,900,000Square Feet: 9117Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 6 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 2006Features: With 3.3 acres of privacy, perhaps the most gorgeous gated estate you'll ever see on Lake Lanier! Imagine greeting the day to the sound of a cascading


Sheriff's Office suspects criminal activity in March 9 fatal wreck

The victim of a March 9 wreck had been reported missing before her car was found overturned in a creek near Tanners Mill Road, according to a Hall County Sheriff's Office motor vehicle crash report. Courtney Brannon, 21, of Braselton, was driving a 1998 Honda Civic EX southbound on the road when the


Job fair at Gainesville Civic Center has ready-to-hire positions

To supplement income from his tree-cutting business, Ricky Dukes of Oakwood was walking the hardwood floor at the Gainesville Civic Center checking out potential employers. Besides, "my wife wants me to get out of the house," he said, smiling. "She said I need to do something that will keep me going

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 19:18:00

Woman killed in Green Street wreck

A woman was killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Green Street late Monday night, March 19. Gainesville Fire Department Division Chief Keith Smith said one patient was trapped before being transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in critical condition in the wreck. Gainesville Police Sgt. Kevin Ho


Family arrested after bedridden woman found decomposing and crawling with maggots, cockroaches

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- A woman was found alive in her bed, her legs decomposing and covered in maggots and cockroaches. Now, he caretakers are under investigation. On Thursday, March 15, Gwinnett Fire was dispatched to the 4600 block of Pine Tree Circle to an apartment complex for a woman that was uncon


Gainesville police investigate whether 'medical emergency' caused deadly wreck

A 62-year-old woman is dead after a crash in Gainesville, Georgia late Monday night. According to a preliminary investigation by police there, Lisa Jane Ferrell was heading south on Green Street when she crossed the centerline for unknown reasons and struck a minivan heading in the opposite directio

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-20 22:15:00

More cash coming for rural broadband

Rural broadband projects across the nation are getting another infusion of federal cash, this time through the United States Department of Agriculture. With President Donald Trump's focus on rural and blue-collar America, the federal government has made internet access outside of metropolitan areas

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 02:53:00

Two Dawsonville men arrested after standoff with police

Two Dawsonville men were arrested this afternoon after a standoff with police at a residence near War Hill Park in Dawsonville. According to Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson, officers responded to a reported child abuse incident at 67 Sams Road around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Forsyth County SWAT and Cr


Two subjects in custody after standoff with police

Two subjects are in custody after a standoff with police. Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said earlier today that Dawson County emergency personnel as well as the Forsyth County SWAT and Crisis Negotiation teams were involved in a standoff with an individual who had barricaded themselves in a re


Tanker truck accident evacuates hospital in Lumpkin County

LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. - A tanker truck accident is forcing officials to shut down a road, and evacuate patients at a local hospital. The Lumpkin County sheriff's office told channel 2 action news the truck-- carrying oxygen-- overturned in Dahlonega early Sunday morning. Crews are removing the remaini