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'Lord Jesus, why me?' | Tree falls on Gainesville woman's home during winter storm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — As winter weather moved into Georgia, it caused some damage for some residents. Tameka Williams woke up to a tree coming through her roof at her Gainesville home.
Forecast in Hall still includes possibility of snow through noon Dec. 10
Hall County is not out of the woods yet with the winter weather system passing through the area. It dodged the ice, slick roads and widespread power outages authorities feared as part of a winter weather warning that had been issued earlier this weekend by the National Weather Service.
‘Music fed him’: Freddie Mercury’s relative in Gainesville reflects on her time with the ‘shy’ rock superstar
When Nairika Cornett thinks back on her childhood, she can’t help but drift to Freddie Mercury. Not because Cornett grew up with his music, or even because of the new movie about Queen now in theaters — it’s because they’re family.
Thousands of families without power, more rain expected
GEORGIA - More rain into Monday morning could make roads even more dangerous during your commute. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Union, Towns, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Hall and Banks counties until late Sunday night. A Winter Storm Warning for Rabun and Habersham counties has been extended u
Georgia mother indicted in death of baby found in hotel freezer
A Georgia woman whose dead baby was found in a hotel freezer has been indicted. Amanda Gail Oakes, 36, of Murrayville, is charged in Alabama with manslaughter and abuse of a corpse, according to multiple media reports.
This is the sixth restaurant in 20 years to shut down at the same Brown's Bridge Road address
What’s up with 1701 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville?. Six restaurants have come and gone from the location since 1997 — the latest being Denny’s, which closed three weeks ago.
Must Be Nice! Jacquees Surprises His Mom With $100,000 in Cash at Her Wedding [Video]
Jacquees gave his mom $100,000 as a wedding gift — but his delivery method has the internet torn. The Cash Money crooner was celebrating his mother’s nuptials Sunday at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA — where he got on the mic and expressed his love for his mama bear, Rosie Broadna
Winter storm warning closes White Co. schools
CLEVELAND, Ga. – The National Weather Service at Peachtree City has extended the Winter Storm Warning for White County and most of Northeast Georgia until today (Dec. 10) at noon. Forecasters say light snow with additional accumulation of 1 inch or less, except above 3,000 feet where 1 to 2 inches c
5 New Cascade Area Properties For Sale
CASCADE, GA — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? With our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Sims notches win 200 with victory over Gainesville
In typical Jamond Sims humble fashion, he didn’t even let the cat out of the bag about his 200th win with his team until after the “W”. He said, “I didn’t want to tell them because I was more focused on our performance instead of the importance of the outcome.” The 43-year-old Head Coach, in his 11t
GDOT preps Northeast Georgia roads with brine ahead of Sunday rain
Gwinnett County, GA (CBS46) A caravan of GDOT trucks loaded with brine hit the roads in Northeast Georgia fighting against mother nature to coat the asphalt hoping to prevent the rain from turning to ice.
BREAKING: Gainesville man arrested in fatal shooting of his mother
A Gainesville man has been charged in the shooting death of his mother, officials said Tuesday. Robert Timothy Stargel, 54, faces a murder charge after his mother, 69-year-old Linda Arrington, was found dead inside her home, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
Why did Tyler Perry pay off layaways at Walmart? His mom
Tyler Perry says his recent act of holiday goodwill was motivated by someone very near and dear to his heart: his late mother. In an emotional letter posted on the ninth anniversary of losing his mother, Perry went into detail about how much she meant to him, and what he learned from her.
Five-Year Strategic Plan for Hiawassee’s Future Revealed
HIAWASSEE, Ga. – After many months of indepth research, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government revealed a five-year strategic plan for Hiawassee’s potential future on Tuesday, Dec. 4, during a Town Hall forum at City Hall. The procedure of envisioned development was the result of numerous studies c
Give Yourself the Gift of a $0 Credit Card Balance
As Eddie Sheridan prepares to return to school to get a degree in nursing, he’s doing more than just taking the prerequisite classes: The 31-year-old resident of Gainesville, Florida, is also working to pay off his credit card debt.
Marching band wrap up busy, successful competition season
Competition season for Bartow County's four high school marching bands ended last month with a generous amount of hardware coming home with them. On top of preparing for an appearance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Woodland High School found time to compete in three competitions this fall, w
South Hall Middle’s next principal takes on new role in familiar place
Joey Millwood is in the midst of one of the biggest transitions in his professional career as he becomes principal at South Hall Middle. “I am seeing there’s some distinct differences,” he said.
WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: Wintry mix could follow Saturday’s rain
» For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. More than half an inch of rain has fallen in metro Atlanta on Saturday, and frozen precipitation could follow before the weekend is over.
Preparing for the possibility of winter weather this weekend
We have just come through Winter Weather Preparedness Week and apparently not a moment too soon. Winter weather alerts go into effect tonight, including three in Walton, Gwinnett and the adjoining counties of Barrow and Oconee. Walton County is under three current alerts, a Winter Weather Advisory,
Four Buford residents among group convicted in sweepstakes scam
A federal judge sentenced four Buford residents, and one person from Costa Rica who was in the U.S., to two to five years in prison for their roles in a sweepstakes scam that targeted the elderly.