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Move Over: Forsyth Sheriff Reminds Drivers

"We are really glad to hear the officer wasn't hurt! MOVE OVER folks, please. (If you can't then slow down greatly,)" reads the post.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 19:11:31

Rite Aid pharmacy closing in Flowery Branch

The Rite Aid pharmacy in Flowery Branch is closing Wednesday, June 20, as part of a merger with Walgreens, which operates a store across the road.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-06-18 15:37:00

Dog and car taken by towel-clad woman recovered early Monday

It all started Sunday morning shortly before 8:30 when the victim had put the dog, a 15-pound white Pomeranian named Bear, into his Hyundai Elantra in front of his home in the 4500 block of Union Place in the Chestnut Mountain area of Hall County.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 16:03:06

BEST STEAKHOUSES IN ATLANTA: 5 spots to check out | WSB

Piano player? Check! Stiff martinis? Check! Giant steaks made even better with butter? Double check! Hals's really has everything an old school steakhouse should. For the ultimate Hal's experience, get there a little early and grab a seat at the bar. The drink? Gin martini, naturally. Sip slowly - t

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-18 20:15:55

Boyfriend A‌rres‌te‌d for M‌u‌rd‌er After Woman's B‌od‌y is Found in Mall Food Court in Georgia

The suspect behind the killing of an Asian-American student from Lawrenceville, Silling A. Man, and left her decomposing body inside a vacant food court stall in Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth, Georgia, last December was recently arrested by authorities.The man was identified as 21-year-old Emmet Dav

NEXTSHARK - 2018-06-18 22:20:51

What you can, can’t do with your phone will driving come July 1

Georgians have two weeks to prepare for the new hands-free driving law coming July 1.Drivers caught using a mobile phone or similar device face a $50 fine and a point on their license, according to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. A second citation comes with a $100 fine and two points, a th


Retail stores prepare for opening days

CANTON – Several retailers are in the process of stocking stores and preparing for their respective opening days at Canton Exchange located in the 11000 block of Cumming Highway across from Canton Marketplace.On Friday Hobby Lobby employees were unwrapping merchandise for an anticipated July 2 openi

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-06-17 18:28:00

Kemp, Cagle rush to support Georgia gun maker

ATLANTA - The two Republicans running for Governor of Georgia are coming to the defense of a gun manufacturer in Gainesville. The gun maker says he’s being targeted by credit card payment firms.Gainesville is Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle's hometown, but his GOP rival Brian Kemp pounced first.Brian Kemp says

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-18 21:53:44

Gainesville Marina – Boat Sales, Gainesville, GA, Gainesville s Premier Dealer of New – Used Boats, lake lanier boat rentals.#Lake #lanier #boat #rentals

Gainesville Marina is an authorized Berkshire and South Bay Pontoons, Monterey, Stingray, and Tidewater dealership in Gainesville, Georgia. Along with a large selection of new models, Gainesville Marina carries a wide variety of pre-owned models. Gainesville Marina has a full sales, service and part

REMMONT.COM - 2018-06-18 22:04:53

Body of boater identified from north-central Minn. lake

The driver of the boat was also identified as James Bifulk, 67, of Maplewood, according to a news release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-06-18 22:23:41

Rainbow Family of Living Light coming to Georgia Mountains - WDEF

Gainesville, Georgia (WDEF) – Ready or not, The Rainbow Family of Living Light is coming to the Chattahoochee National Forest in the Georgia mountains this summer.


Kitchen inspections for June 11-5

June 11Autumn Breeze2215 Old Hamilton Place, GainesvilleScore: 94, Grade: AOpen employee cup without a lid on prep table and various plates of employee food around the kitchen stored next to pot, pans above the stove/grill area, and also on a prep table next to cloth wrapped utensils. No QAC sanitiz


Fair Street parents watch leadership changes with wary eye

Parents of students at Fair Street International Academy in Gainesville are taking a “trust but verify” approach to leadership changes that have occurred at the school and the adjacent Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier.“It’s like a trust thing,” Tristan Daniels, who has one child entering third grade at

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-06-17 18:29:00

Ex-Cleveland Cavalier from Marietta's Wheeler High charged in Coweta home invasion

NEWNAN, Ga. -- A former Wheeler High School standout who played for several NBA teams, including the Cleveland Cavaliers, has been arrested in connection with a Coweta County home invasion on Friday.


CPA firm Rushton Company declares Dawson County is in good financial shape

Government assets exceed liabilities at the close of the fiscal year by $86.8 millionGovernment’s financial position improved during 2017;At the end of the fiscal year, the total fund balance was $8.2 million or 36 percent of total general fund expenditures including transfers to other funds. Fund b


Gainesville woman celebrates new home built with state grant

Carrie Ivey of Gainesville stood in the driveway of her home, which she called “God’s gift,” on Thursday afternoon, June 14, surrounded by family admiring the new space at her housewarming.Ivey’s home was almost completely rebuilt using funds from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Communit


Woman dies days after crash on Highway 400

On May 26, the driver of a 2016 Nissan Altima failed to yield at a flashing yellow turn arrow on Buford Highway toward Highway 400 and crashed into a 2007 Hyundai Sonata driven by Mettee. Originally, Mettee was taken to an area hospital for evaluation and released.


Friday At The Fairgrounds Starts Tonight In Cumming

CUMMING, GA — Get your yum on tonight at Fridays at the Fairgrounds, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.! There will be food trucks, live music, inflatables, games for kids, character golf cart rides, a cruise-in car show, burnout contests, hot air balloon rides (weather permitting) and more.


See what upgrades are planned for aging Linwood Apartments

Cathy Pulliam moved into the Linwood Apartments in Gainesville in 2013 to care for her ailing mother.Their unit was better maintained than some, she said, though the kitchen sink pipes would frequently leak.Since laying her mother to rest in February, Pulliam has remained in the apartment the two sh


County officials cut ribbon on new pool house

“I’m really excited about this,” Henson said. “This has been our vision for quite some time. Even through the lean years from 2008-2015 when we were struggling to get by, we were working on the pool area in phase.”