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Gwinnett County Restaurants That Will Be Open On Christmas
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — For many Gwinnett County families, eating out on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day is an annual tradition — the perfect occasion to get the family together, chow down on a juicy steak, sip on some heavy wine and wake up stuffed to the gills.
Gwinnett County high schools dismissing 30 minutes late Tuesday
Gwinnett County high schools will dismiss 30 minutes later Tuesday, Dec. 18. The school district posted on its Facebook page that Gwinnett County Public Schools experienced a technology issue that affected the first final exam testing period for high school students.
Snellville mayor resigns one day after taking plea deal
SNELLVILLE, Ga. - The mayor of a Gwinnett County city resigned Tuesday, one day after entering a deal on nearly a dozen felony charges. [READ MORE: Snellville mayor takes deal, avoids jail in criminal case]
Mark Your Calendar For These Holiday Events In Gwinnett County
GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — From a free class on how to make health dishes for the holidays to a swim with Santa, really? Yes, here are some great ideas for holiday fun in Gwinnett County this holiday season.
Former Gwinnett County teacher sentenced for biting girl's backside
Snellville, GA (CBS46) A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher will spend the next 30 days in jail for biting a girl's butt. According to the Gwinnett County Post, Jonathan Herbert pleaded guilty to battery, public drunkenness and bribery.
Reports: 5-star freshman QB Justin Fields leaving Georgia
Quarterback Justin Fields is reportedly leaving Georgia after just one season. Rumors have swirled in recent days about whether Fields would return to Georgia next fall. And according to USA Today’s Dan Wolken, Fields indeed has informed UGA of his intention to transfer from the program.
Snellville Mayor Tom Witts pleads guilty in finance case but maintains innocence
Snellville Mayor Tom Witts maintained his innocence in regards to several criminal charges lodged against him, but pleaded guilty to 11 of those charges Monday — and promised to resign and never run for political office again.
BREAKING: Snellville mayor takes deal, avoids jail in criminal case
Snellville Mayor Tom Witts entered a plea Monday to 11 of the 66 criminal charges against him, bringing a degree of closure to a wide-ranging case that got its start more than half a decade ago.
Snellville Mayor Witts faces house arrest following plea
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Snellville city leaders tell FOX 5 News changes are on the way after their mayor, Tom Witts, pled to numerous criminal charges Monday. Witts faced various financial crimes accusations which included using campaign money to take a cruise, buy plane tickets and pay fo
50 Best Band Directors, Including This One In Georgia
GEORGIA — Every year, school band members march in precision at football games and parades, or perform moving overtures as part of orchestra performances. The bands don't get there by accident — they're guided by band directors. Dr. Laura Stanley, in Snellville, was recently named one of the 50 best
Wanted in Gwinnett: Sheriff seeks murder, rape, kidnapping suspects
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office is searching for six men, including one who has been wanted on a murder charge for nearly two years, according to a new wanted poster. The department regularly releases wanted posters featuring suspects with active warrants for their arrest. The latest poster was
Georgia teacher allegedly steals $750 violin from student to pay fine
A Georgia elementary school teacher was arrested for allegedly stealing a violin from one of his students. Kalif Jones, 21, an instructor at Brockett Elementary School, in Tucker, Georgia, was apprehended after he was seen in surveillance footage taking a 9-year-old's instrument, court records show.
Pinehurst road in Snellville to close due to bridge construction
Gwinnett County Department of Transportation plans to close Pinehurst Road between Snellville and Grayson along the stretch of road between Ridgedale Road and State Route 84/Grayson Parkway beginning Jan. 7 for a bridge replacement project at Big Haynes Creek.
Drunk school teacher swims underwater and bites 14-year-old girl's butt while she plays water volleyball
In a shocking incident, a former middle school teacher is about to serve 30 days in jail and four years on probation after he got drunk, swam underwater, and ended up biting a 14-year-old girl on her buttocks.
DeKalb, Georgia Officer Killed, and a K-9 Severely Wounded
On December 13, DeKalb, Georgia Officer Edgar Isidro Flores was fatally wounded. He graduated from the police academy last year. After pulling over the suspect, the gunman, identified as Brandon Taylor, 33, ran from the traffic stop and killed the young officer. A K-9 was deployed and tracked him to
5 New Houses For Sale In The Gwinnett Area
GWINNETT, GA — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Armed robbery suspect demands elderly woman perform sex act
Snellville, GA (CBS46) Police are searching for an armed suspect accused in a series of robberies. On one occasion, he allegedly demanded an elderly woman perform a sexual act upon him.
DeKalb K-9 released from pet hospital after being shot in head, losing eye
A DeKalb County police dog, who was shot in the head while hunting down a suspect accused of shooting and killing a DeKalb officer, has been released from a veterinary hospital, police said.
Rockdale deck collapses as 15 family members take photo; 2 flown to Grady
Two people where airlifted to an Atlanta hospital Saturday after a deck collapsed at a home in Conyers, and several other people suffered injuries requiring transport to area medical centers, Rockdale County Fire-Rescue Chief Dan Morgan told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Police seeking information on suspect in Snellville area robberies
Gwinnett County police are looking for a man accused of committing multiple robberies as well as a sex act against an elderly woman in a neighborhood in the Snellville area. The robberies happened on Nov. 29, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 in a neighborhood off Bethany Church Road near U.S. Highway 78. There wer