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Overturned call on last-second Lions TD helps turnover-plagued Falcons escape

DETROIT -- Matt Ryan connected with Taylor Gabriel for a 40-yard, go-ahead scoring strike on the first play of the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Falcons barely held off the Detroit Lions 30-26 on Sunday at Ford Field. Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford apparently completed a 1-yard touchdown pas

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-24 20:51:00

Major North Ga. Meth Ring Busted | Local Basketball Standout Killed | Armed Men Rob Restaurant: Cumming News

CUMMING, GA - Here are some of the past week's top news posts from the Cumming Patch. You can scroll through the headlines below and click on the links. Share your local news, events and photographs by clicking "+" at the top of any page, or email Patch editor Doug Gross at doug.gross@patch.com. Geo

PATCH - 2017-09-24 17:22:30

University of North Georgia basketball standout killed in car crash

The University of North Georgia basketball team is dealing with the loss of a teammate. Sophomore standout, Ross Morken, died in a car accident on GA-400 in Dawson County. He was the only one inside his car and no other vehicles were involved. On the court, Morken was known for his energy and passi

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-25 01:30:08

Preview This! 'American Made'

Opening this week at a theatre near you:American Made (2017) R Barry (Tom Cruise) is a former TWA pilot who became a drug smuggler for the Medellin Cartel in the 80s. To avoid being put in jail, he turns informant for the DEA. American Made Website What to Watch For: The filming took place in Georgi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-25 15:29:00

Wreck on Bannister Road sends 6 to hospital

Six young adults were transported to various hospitals overnight Wednesday into Thursday after the Honda CR-V they were riding in hit a Dodge Ram pickup truck head-on on Bannister Road in north Forsyth. Around 12:20 a.m. Sept. 21, the Honda, which was being driven by a 23-year-old male from Dawsonvi

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:57:00

Mother remembers firefighter killed in crash: 'He was my hero'

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. - The family of a firefighter killed in a crash says the state of Georgia lost a true hero. Jacob Hammond, 21, lost control of his motorcycle Thursday on Bannister Road in Cumming. He died at the scene. Hammond joined the Sandy Springs fire department when he was 18. "When

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-24 01:13:35

Library to host fall break events

Forsyth County Schools are out next week for fall break, but Forsyth County Public Libraries will host programming for all ages. "We know that families are looking for fun and interesting things to do next week, so we're hosting puppet shows, breakout games, cultural celebrations and more," said As

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:46:00

Pilgrim Mill traffic signal slowed by manufacturer delay

Some unforeseen issues are holding up a new traffic light in the city of Cumming. At a meeting this week, engineer Jason Cook with Moreland Altobelli updated the Cumming City Council on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Pilgrim Mill Road and Lanier 400 Parkway to one side and Parkside Walk

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:10:00

Georgia To Execute Convicted Murderer | Warm Weekend Weather | Watch Police Save 2 From Fiery Car: News Nearby

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Friday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours. Georgia's Price Under Fire For Expensive Flights As Trump's HHS DirectorA member of President Donald Trump's cabinet from Georgia has ga

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:53:39

68-year-old man killed in workplace accident in Hall County

A 68-year-old man was killed Friday in a workplace accident in Hall County, the sheriff's office said. The man was identified Saturday as Jake Sanders of Flowery Branch, sheriff's spokesman Stephen Wilbanks said. Sanders, an employee of Candler Concrete Products Inc. on Candler Road, got caught betw


'Never-ending hole in your soul:' Former football star tells of addiction battle

When: 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday Where: Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville With a family history riddled with people suffering from substance-use disorders, Avery Nix said he felt he was born "with a genetic disposition." With that first feeling at age 12 from a hit of morphine for a brok

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 03:54:00

Mobile visitor center planned this fall as part of Lake Lanier CVB efforts

Call it a visitor center on wheels. The Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau is planning to roll out its "mobile" visitor center this fall, following "an emerging trend nationally," president Stacey Dickson said. "This center will be a first for Northeast Georgia, and locals can expect to see us

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-25 02:20:00

Johnny Vardeman: Hopes remain city's midtown bridge will lead to somewhere

Gainesville is still waiting on that hotel/convention center to build on that open space across the pedestrian bridge on Jesse Jewell Parkway. Originally, the Georgia Mountains Center was built to attract conventions and other big events to the city. But the Mountains Center is now Brenau Universit

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-22 23:13:00

2 killed in North Hall wreck

Two people were killed in a wreck Friday morning on US 129/Cleveland Highway in North Hall, according to authorities. Christine Washington, 51, and Cristobal Cruz Sanchez, 66, both of Gainesville, died in the wreck. The highway was shut down in both directions but has since reopened. Washington was

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 01:54:00

Crash with injuries blocking Thompson Bridge Road

A serious crash with injuries is blocking traffic on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville after a vehicle crashed into a building. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, Gainesville Police spokesman Kevin Holbrook said. Southbound lanes are closed at Thompson Bridge and Enota Avenue, Gainesvi

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 01:30:00

Chosen Women's Conference teaches women about their purpose

Digging into the deep and intimate aspects of life, the Chosen Women's Conference at the First Baptist Church in Gainesville will speak new purpose into women over the course of two days. The founder, Rhonda Whelchel, aims to to empower, uplift and bring out the value of every female present. "We w

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 00:29:00

Local churches fill sanctuaries with fine arts

Honing in on the skills of creatives, area churches feature fine arts including concerts, storytelling and artist workshops. Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville First United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church Gainesville each are hosting an array of events featuring the arts. At Gainesvi

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-23 00:05:00

UPDATE: 2 killed, 2 injured in 3-vehicle crash

Two people were killed and two were injured Friday in a crash that sent vehicles spinning into each other and one barreling into a tree in Hall County. The three-vehicle accident shut down the north side of Cleveland Highway just north of Quillians Drive for about an hour, according to the Hall Coun


Fire damages home north of Gainesville; no one hurt

A Hall County home north of Gainesville suffered extensive damage in a late night house fire, Hall County Fire Services reported. Units responded to the 3600 block of Thompson Bend off Thompson Bridge Road around 12:30 a.m. where a 1,500-square foot house had smoke coming from the attic, Capt. Zacha

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-24 17:45:00

Man given 25-year prison sentence in rape case

A Flowery Branch man was convicted Thursday in a 2015 rape case, according to authorities. Kyle Janess, 20, was found guilty by a jury after roughly 40 minutes of deliberation. Janess was sentenced to life with 25 years to serve in incarceration. The rest of the sentence may be on probation. Attorne

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:19:00