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Weekly restaurant health inspections for Aug. 20

Antojitos Dominicanos; 510 Pleasant Hill Road, Suite B, Lilburn; 89

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-19 19:00:00

What’s planned for Oakwood property that’s been vacant more than 50 years

A once “viable farm” that has sat unused and vacant for 50 years is now being eyed as part of 128-home subdivision proposed off Atlanta Highway near Plainview Road in Oakwood.“Historically, it was a viable farm that supported the local economy,” Blue River Development of Cumming says of 35 acres at

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-19 18:08:00

How patients were left stranded by Oakwood clinic’s closure

Guilford Immediate Care office manager Christie Conner said her staff had no idea former Oakwood Medical Clinic patients were being referred until the phones started ringing.“What we have been told — they did not receive any kind of notice. All they did was go to the office and see the note that was

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-18 23:15:00

‘Old Joe’ Confederate statue protest slated today in Gainesville

Old Joe stands in the center of the downtown square of Gainesville, Ga. Called Old Joe by locals, the soldier wears a belt buckle emblazoned with the initials "CSA" for Confederate States of America and boasts a plaque declaring he is dedicated to "Southern Convictions." (AP Photo/The Times, Paula

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-18 09:43:00

Could there be a compromise over a long-standing Confederate statue in Gainesville?

GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- The battle over Confederate statues continues in Georgia. Now, a famous statue in Hall County is under scrutiny, but organizers to a protest on Saturday believe they have a solution that can solve the controversy.The preparation for the protest lasted longer than the protest itse

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-08-18 18:29:42

AP News - Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested for dealing drugs to teens

Investigators with the Johns Creek-Alpharetta-Forsyth County Drug Task Force on Wednesday raided the family's home in the Quail Hollow community, as well as a storage unit. Deputies seized 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of marijuana, 87 colorful MDMA pills (otherwise known as "Molly" or ecstasy), and $22,

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-18 17:36:00

Why Flowery Branch believes closing railroad crossings would ease traffic

Traffic moves along Radford Road Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the railroad crossing in Flowery Branch. Flowery Branch is looking at closing a railroad crossing near downtown and approaching Hall County about closing another one.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-18 23:22:00

Back-to-school bash draws in families for Daily Post health fair

While the health fair took place in the Bogan Park Recreation Center, the back to school celebration took place in the parking lot with an inflatable obstacle course, inflatable baseball, football and basketball games, food trucks, the fire engine display, a trackless train ride, an Atlanta United 2

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-08-19 02:45:00

Five months later, man still missing from Hall County

Johnny Edgar Vickers, 42, of Flowery Branch has been missing for five months according to his family.


Two arrested in alleged father-daughter drug operation

Authorities have arrested two people in connection with what they are calling a “father-daughter drug operation” that allegedly supplied large amounts of marijuana and MDMA to the north Forsyth area.Daniel McGregor Williams III, 51, and Morgan Christina Williams, 17, both of Cumming, were arrested l


A doughnut heist, Flo Rida and dancing deputies. Hall County Sheriff’s Office meets lip sync challenge.

Messages were coming in — about one every four hours — to Derreck Booth, spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.They were messages from the community “begging” the sheriff’s office to take part in a trend that’s been sweeping the nation’s law enforcement: a lip syncing challenge.After a chal


What Gainesville is doing about abandoned properties

Gainesville officials are working on two initiatives, a land bank and adjustments to the city’s property maintenance regulations, part of efforts to improve housing conditions and neighborhood blight.The city’s community development director, Rusty Ligon, said city staff are working to determine exa


Did Elvis die Aug. 16, 1977? Gainesville author says no

Elvis Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977. At least, that’s what most people think and what news reports indicated.


City to save extra $85K per year after changing banks

“The city has a lot of money spread across different banks and different securities and that kind of stuff,” he said. “We started shopping around and were able to move $5 million from one bank to another. We were getting less than a third of 1 percent [interest,] now we’re getting 2 percent.”


$1Million Powerball ticket sold in Cumming

One winning ticket worth $1,000,000 was sold in Cumming for the Aug. 11 Powerball drawing.


Georgia running back injured in practice

ATHENS- Georgia Bulldogs football coach Kirby Smart announced Saturday that running back Zamir White injured his left knee in practice Saturday.According to Smart, White was covering a punt when the injury occurred."Zamir was on punt coverage and it was a non-contact injury,” said Smart. “We don’t k

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-08-18 22:11:00

Accused 'wedding crasher' tried to steal thousands in gift cards, police say

“Initially, she was very nervous. She was shaking as I was questioning her and very agitated,” Baber told Petchenik.


PHOTOS: 3-year-old Georgia boy has adorable birthday at Waffle House

BUFORD, Ga.- Some kids want a bounce house, others maybe a Barbie dream house, but one young Georgia boy wanted something different for his birthday -- Waffle House.


SATURDAY EDITION: Around Northeast Georgia

*"One Gainesville" community pep rally, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6:00-8:00, at Bobby Gruhn Field at City Park. Food, music, games, and free admission. Meet the Gainesville High School athletic teams.


FCHS engineering students to repurpose Power Wheels for children with disabilities

This week, city of Cumming Mayor Troy Brumbalow and his son, Zach, delivered a Lightning McQueen Power Wheels car to Forsyth Central High School for more than just child’s play.The car was delivered to the school’s engineering program on Wednesday for students to get an inside understanding of how i