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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,
A look ahead: Athens and UGA events you won't want to miss
The campus and city news desks have compiled a list of events going on throughout the upcoming week that are open to Athenians and University of Georgia students. The list includes events intended to become active citizens, spend family time or participate in conversations surrounding new research o
Walton Government buildings will remain closed after report of suspicious package
The Walton County Government Buildings were closed at about 1 p.m. on Friday due to a suspicious package but after investigation it was deemed to be “safe and nonhazardous” and the building was given the all clear.
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.
Monroe high school students to represent the city in Thursday’s downtown parade
This year is a special year in Walton County – the 200 Year Anniversary. And what better way to celebrate the 65th annual Christmas Parade through downtown Thursday than with a Walton Proud Christmas Parade celebrating Walton County’s Bicentennial. This annual parade tradition brings thousands downt
Monroe Walton Center for the Arts weekly update
– Open to all current members of MWCA.Not a member? Not a problem. Sign up today, and be part of the exhibit. Membership forms are available in the Gallery or on-line.DATES TO REMEMBER.
Gwinnett officers highlighted for rescue efforts at separate events in Duluth
Gwinnett County Police officials recognized three of their officers on Friday for their actions in two separate events that occurred in unincorporated Duluth last weekend. Officers Conner Buckley and Austin Goehrig were highlighted for evacuating residents of a burning apartment building while Offic
Walton Co. building temporarily closes due to suspicious package
WALTON COUNTY, Ga. — The Walton Co. courthouse in Monroe has been evacuated after an employee within the mail room discovered a suspicious package Friday. Walton's Fire Chief, Kevin Haley, said firefighters got to the courthouse around 11:30 a.m.to investigate.
Walton under winter weather advisory
MONROE, Ga. — A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is possible overnight and through Sunday in Walton County. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 12 north-central northeast Georgia counties, covering Saturday night until 1 a.m. Monday.
Loganville Christmas Parade cancelled for 2018
There will be no Loganville Christmas Parade this year, according to officials with the City of Loganville. There had been attempts to reschedule, but officials were unable to get it coordinated with the Georgia Department of Transportation in time.
Oconee County sheriff's blotter
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:. EMPLOYEE THEFT: On Nov. 28, a deputy was dispatched to Walmart, where a manager reported that an employee was stealing money. The suspect reported to work this day and at 1:13 a.m. he unlocked the area to the Subway, where he open
A walk through Bethlehem… in Loganville
Where’s Loganville? Remember that commercial from the car dealership in Loganville? It ended with, “Where’s Loganville?” In northeast Georgia’s Walton County, that’s where.
Investigators identify suspect in fatal hit-and-run of man and dog
STATHAM, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Barrow County investigators publicly identified a woman Thursday as the suspect in a fatal hit and run accident that killed a man who was walking his dog.
Gwinnett will be under flood, winter storm watches this weekend
Gwinnett residents will need to be on the lookout for potential floods and winter weather this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The county will be under a Flood Watch from Saturday morning until Sunday night as storms move through the area.
Suspect caught less than 24 hours after armed robbery
COVINGTON - Covington Police and the Georgia State Patrol nabbed an armed robbery suspect Friday, less than 24 hours after he allegedly robbed the Dollar General store on U.S. Highway 278.
Loganville-Grayson: 5 Open Houses Coming Up (PICS)
LOGANVILLE-GRAYSON, GA — Shopping for a house online can sometimes leave you wanting. Images won't always do a house justice, and they can often make a fixer-upper look more spacious and sparkling than it really is. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guessing!
NEW: Woman wanted after hit-and-run that killed man walking dog in Barrow County
Authorities are searching for a woman accused in a hit-and-run that killed a man walking his dog Monday morning in Barrow County. Sandy Wilson, 42, of Winder, has active warrants for first-degree vehicular homicide, felony hit-and-run, reckless driving, failure to report an accident, driving too fas
Teen arrested in Social Circle shooting
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - An apparent confession inside a high school classroom leads to the arrest of a 16-year-old student. The boy is now facing multiple felonies after he was arrested at Social Circle High School Tuesday morning hours after the shooting which left one young man hospit
Deputies find car involved in deadly hit-and-run crash
STATHAM, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - New developments in the search for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed an elderly man who was out walking his dog Monday. Deputies have recovered the car that struck 66-year-old Marvin Barnes near his Statham home and have located the car's owner. They also said
Child Returned, Man In Custody: Police
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — The Gwinnett County Police have arrested the man who, they say, took illegal custody of a seven-year-old child after he turned himself in Wednesday. The child, Quamaine Finch, is in good health and the Division of Family and Children's Services was contacted.