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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

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


State parks offer views of changing leaves

McDONOUGH - As summer gives way to fall this Friday, temperatures will begin to drop. The falling temperatures will signal to deciduous trees its time to drop their leaves. The process is one of Mother Nature's most stunning shows, turning leaves from green to vibrant yellows, reds and oranges. Many

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:38:00

Khloe Kardashian rejected Tristan Thompson

Khloe Kardashian was reluctant to go on a blind date with Tristan Thompson at the beginning. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' beauty is happier than ever with the Cleveland Cavaliers star but admits their romance didn't get off to the best start as she had politely declined the chance to go out

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 23:43:27

Scott Disick approves of Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's romance

Scott Disick thinks Tristan Thompson is the "first nice and normal" guy Khloe Kardashian has dated. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has heaped praise on the Cleveland Cavaliers star and in the process, subtly slammed Khloe's ex's including Lamar Odom. Speaking to Steve Harvey on his dayti

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 19:13:00


If you're familiar with Extension you might know that the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences partners with the College of Family and Consumer Sciences to offer Extension programming on business development, healthy living, environmental health, and food safety. M

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:31:00

Free car seat safety event Sept. 23

Heart of Gold Pilot Club, along with the Georgia Department of Public Health, have announced that certified child passenger safety technicians will offer free car seat inspections and education to parents and caregivers from at 10 a.m. to noon this Saturday, Sept. 23, at Walmart in Cleveland. The ev

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:40:00

Sept. 22 is the first day of autumn

Okay, it's not quite as spectacular as an eclipse. But on Friday, Sept. 22, there's another interesting solar event: the autumnal equinox - also known as the first day of fall. So if you're reading this on Sept. 21, enjoy your final day of summer. What does any of this have to do with the sun? Well,

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:35:00

Extent of Irma's disruption spurs local assessment

Now that the roads are clear and almost everyone has their power back on, White County officials are assessing the impact of Tropical Storm Irma and thinking about what they could have done differently. The storm hit Monday afternoon, Sept. 11, bringing wind gusts of up to 57 mph. Fallen trees block

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:18:00

Community busy helping neighbors in storm recovery

In the days after Tropical Storm Irma tore down trees and power lines, people throughout White County began pulling together. Schools, churches, business and residents were among those identifying to addressing needs as access to electricity, water and food was interrupted. The White County School

WHITECOUNTYNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

Taste what Clarkesville has to offer Sept. 30

Restaurants, wineries and local entertainment will fill the historic downtown Clarkesville square for the 8th annual A Taste of Clarkesville. The town's premier fall event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 30. "Local restaurants will be offering visitors a sampling of what they do best, whic

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-09-20 17:26:00

Former PE teacher arrested again, accused of sexually assaulting student

Shawnetta D. Reece, 40, of Blairsville, has been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old high school senior in 2015, according to a GBI release. Officials discovered the additional allegations while investigating Reece's Aug. 15 arrest. In that case, she was charged with child molestation and


Mother of 2 wanted in multimillion-dollar meth operation

Just days after federal and state officials dismantled a $3.2-million meth lab and arrested five people allegedly connected to the operation, arrest warrants have been issued for a sixth person after agents discovered a second lab in North Georgia. And authorities said they have reason to believe th


Suspect sought after additional meth labs discovered in Lumpkin

Just days after a $3.2 million meth lab operation was busted in Dahlonega and Suches, Lumpkin County authorities uncovered two additional locations on Wednesday, Sept. 20, that appear to have been used for the same purpose. According to Lt. Alan Roach with the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office, agents

THE DAHLONEGA NUGGET - 2017-09-21 16:31:38

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Murphy's Beckner commits to Young Harris College

Murphy - Jessica Beckner has reached a decision. After weighing offers from such schools as Lee University (Cleveland, Tenn.) and Reinhardt University (Waleska, Ga.), the standout Murphy senior athlete announced a verbal commitment to Young Harris (Ga.) College on Thursday night. "It feels pretty

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-09-22 18:13:13

Truck carrying 40,000 pints of liquor tips over

Don't cry over spilled ... vodka? A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pints of vodka rolled over in Interstate 70 in Clayton, North Carolina. And the load was so heavy that when crews tried to put the trailer back on its wheels, the bottles of booze bent the truck's body, WRAL reported. >> Read more t

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-22 16:13:18

Is teaching becoming more dangerous?

Over the past few years, there have been numerous videos posted online of teachers getting hurt when fights between students break out. After one 2016 incident right here in metro Atlanta, it lead to a conversation over teacher safety in the classroom. In that case, a Mount Zion High School teacher

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 01:54:04

Candidates tackle issues impacting Dahlonega

With the upcoming city elections just around the corner, The Dahlonega Nugget is running a series of candidate Q&A sessions to help better prepare readers for voting day in November. The first part of this five-part series will focus on the mayoral candidates. A total of three candidates are current

THE DAHLONEGA NUGGET - 2017-09-20 17:02:39

NOW: LulaRoe or LulaNO?

It seemed so promising - working from home, making money, and making your own hours. But is it all it's cracked up to be? LuLaRoe consultants say no after a company policy change. It seemed so promising - working from home, making money, and making your own hours. But is it all it's cracked up to

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 14:44:51

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