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51st annual Mountain Moonshine Festival this weekend

The 51st annual Mountain Moonshine Festival is hitting downtown Dawsonville this weekend. Rain or shine, organizers have planned for an amazing festival full of local flavor, from car shows to handmade crafts to family friendly games. This year’s festival comes with some changes that K.A.R.E. for Ki

DAWSONNEWS.COM - 2018-10-24 00:00:00

Chicken truck overturns on Thompson Bridge Road

A Georgia State Patrol trooper interviews people Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Murrayville after a chicken truck overturned blocking traffic and killing a number of chickens near the Fieldale Plant. No one was hurt in the accident.- photo by Nick Watson

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-22 17:15:00

4 things to do in Forsyth County this week

Show off your Halloween costumes at AllianceWhat:The SkillsUSA club at the Alliance Academy for Innovation is hosting a Trunk-or-Treat event for elementary and middle school students to promote the school’s chapter of the prominent career and technical student organization that helps provide trainin

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2018-10-22 17:47:00

Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 10/08 to 10/21

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 ple

FETCHYOURNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

1 dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting at Popeyes restaurant

DeKalb police told Channel 2 Action News three people were shot and were all initially listed in critical condition. Police confirmed around 11:30 p.m. that one person died. We're talking to investigators about what led up to the shooting for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morning. TREN

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-23 08:08:16

Accident closes busy Alpharetta roadway

Source: WGCLAlpharetta, GA (CBS46)A crash has forced the closure of a busy Alpharetta roadway and it could be hours before it is back open.A vehicle crashed into a power pole overnight and that has closed Highway 9 between Cumming Street and Mayfield Road.It is unclear if any injuries have been sust

CBS 46 - 2018-10-23 10:48:00

Former Cherokee County chorus teacher charged with sexual assault

According to arrest warrants obtained by FOX 5, authorities accused the 36-year-old chorus teacher of groping a student, inappropriately touching another student during both their freshmen and sophomore years, displaying a photo of a sexual nature to a student, and asking a student to "take a nude p

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-10-22 22:48:00

Police: Employee arrested for stealing from safe

Officials say 25-year-old Alto-resident Amanda Potts Perkins stole $5,570.83 from the safe at the Dollar General on Sunday, Oct. 21.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-10-22 21:04:00

Man convicted in Hall murder found dead in apparent suicide at prison

Brian Villa-Rivera sits between attorney Dan Sammons, left, and interpreter Guillermo Arenas in Hall County Superior Court in 2016 as he enters a plea of guilty to the March 2010 murder of 67-year-old Gainesville man Ramon Hernandez. Rivera was found unresponsive in his prison cell Saturday, Oct. 20

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-22 19:53:00

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.


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


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


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 invest

CBS 46

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

Rome Teen Shots and Kills Another

Justin Lee Neal, 17 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he shot a 17 year-old male in the chest at a home on Bollen Court.


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


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

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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


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


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.