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Resurgens Orthopaedics hires new physician in Snellville location

A well-known orthopaedic practice in Snellville recently welcomed a new physician to its team. Dr. Lattisha Bilbrew has joined Resurgens Orthopaedics, the largest practice of its kind in Georgia, according to a press release. With Bilbrew's addition, Resurgens now employs 102 orthopaedic surgeons ac

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 14:01:00

20-Year-Old Woman Dead On Street | Will Hurricane Maria Hit Georgia? | Ga. Tech Police Mourn Student: News Nearby

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Thursday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours. Second Meth Lab Found In $3.2 Million Georgia BustA second north Georgia meth lab has been discovered and a woman is on the run in con

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:00:21

Fayetteville firefighters climb Stone Mountain in full gear to honor 9-11 heroes

Firefighters from the city of Fayetteville Fire Department and Barrow County Emergency Services challenged themselves to a one-mile climb - equivalent to 160 flights of stairs - to the summit of Stone Mountain to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. A

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 11:12:58

Get scared: metro Atlanta's biggest haunted house now open in Gwinnett

Hyosub Shin / AJC Posted: 10:15 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 Get ready to get scared: Netherworld Haunted House is now open for the Halloween season. This year is the attraction's last in Norcross, where it's been since 1997. It will move to Stone Mountain after the Halloween season, joining th

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-22 15:59:57

Roaches And Flies: Buffalo's Cafe Fails Inspection With Dismal Score

LOGANVILLE, GA - "Multiple critical violations," including live roaches and flies in the kitchen, were discovered during a health inspection Tuesday at Buffalo's Cafe in Loganville. The popular bar and grill, at 910 Athens Hwy., scored a terribly low 45/U on the inspection report. Most glaringly, in

PATCH - 2017-09-20 18:43:50

FEMA, GEMA officials tour Irma's damage in Gwinnett

The FEMA and GEMA officials were assessing damage from Tropical Storm Irma to see if the county could qualify for a Declaration of Individual Assistance. It's part of a long process that county officials are going through to try and get recovery assistance for Gwinnett residents whose homes were dam

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 18:39:00

CLINE: Sometimes a 'food fight' is all right

Normally it wouldn't be proper to advocate food fights at our local schools. But there's a trend at some Gwinnett schools that is worth emulating, especially since these "food fights" aren't what you might remember from your youth. The new way of competing over food involves collecting non-perishabl

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-20 01:37:00

Jimmy Kimmel Rips Senator (Again), Threatens To 'Pound' Fox News 'Creep'

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, whose impassioned remarks about health care and his young son's heart problems captured the nation's attention in May, continued his attack on Sen. Bill Cassidy Wednesday night. On Tuesday night, Kimmel had ripped Cassidy for introducing the Graham-Cassidy bill, which a

PATCH - 2017-09-21 12:28:21

12-Hour SWAT Standoff Ends With Tear Gas

NORCROSS, GA - A 12-hour-long SWAT standoff at a Gwinnett County hotel on Wednesday ended around midnight when officers sprayed tear gas into a room where a patron had refused to leave. The incident happened at the Araamda Inn, at 5985 Oakbrook Pkwy. near Norcross. According to police, Marvin Fernan

PATCH - 2017-09-21 14:17:15

Former MARTA Exec plead guilty of stealing $500,000 from the transit system

Joseph J. Erves, MARTA former senior director of operations, has pleaded guilty to defrauding the transit system he worked for more than 24 years. Erves, 52, who lives in Lithonia, plead guilty in federal court on Sept. 20 for orchestrating a false invoice scheme that resulted in MARTA paying more t

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 06:48:00

Ex-MARTA exec pleads guilty in $500K fraud scam, had previous drug-related conviction

MARTA's former senior director of operations pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a misappropriation of funds scam, federal officials said Wednesday. Joseph J. Erves, 52, of Lithonia, who worked for MARTA since 1993, funneled the majority of $500,000 in taxpayer money for MARTA projects in


Will Atlanta Be Home To Amazon's New Headquarters?

ATLANTA, GA - In the business world, it doesn't get much bigger than Amazon. So, when the Seattle-based tech giant announced recently that its looking for a home for a second headquarters, local officials all over the continent took notice. And as the search has progressed, one city is being mention

PATCH - 2017-09-20 16:34:27

Multi-car wreck on I-20 WB at Panola Rd; expect delays

CONYERS, GA - A multi-vehicle wreck is causing a major traffic jam for Conyers on Interstate 20 going westbound at Panola Road. Watch live updates on Morning Rush All lanes are blocked to move the wreck out of the way. The drive from Highway 138 to to I-285 will take about 70 minutes. A good altern

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 10:13:34

SWAT called in after man barricades self in Gwinnett hotel

ATLANTA -- A SWAT team has been called out to a Gwinnett County hotel as a safety precaution after a man barricaded himself in a room on Wednesday. Police are responding to the 5900 block of Oakbrook Parkway just outside of Norcross where hotel staff found the suspect - now accused of criminal tresp

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 01:24:06

Missing Gwinnett Woman Suffering From Alzheimer's Found Safe

NORCROSS, GA -- Police in Gwinnett County have found an elderly woman who went missing from an assisted living facility in Norcross, authorities said late Tuesday. Law enforcement had issued a Mattie's Call for 81-year-old Carmela Bravo Cutler. Cutler disappeared after being seen around 8 p.m. Monda

PATCH - 2017-09-20 22:30:58

Oconee State Bank announces new Gwinnett County team

Oconee State Bank announced this week that it has hired a team of lenders to build its presence in Gwinnett County, which it sees as a fast-growing market. Mike Fulton, Josh Osborne and Deborah Worley will work out of the bank's new office in the Sugarloaf Parkway area near Duluth. Fulton and Osborn

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 14:01:00

Gwinnett seeking state, federal assistance with Irma recovery

Gwinnett county Emergency Management Director Greg Swanson went back eight years on Tuesday to find a natural disaster in the county that he could compare to the damage wrought by Tropical Storm Irma last week. As he talked to reporters about the storm's damage in Gwinnett, he referred back to the f

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-20 00:56:00

The Dish: Parkside District

Parkside District's modern urban interior invites patrons to a casual, upscale dining experience with attention to create a space that matches Chef Paul Thai's Southern/Cajun menu Parkside District is located at the corner of Duluth Highway and Parkside Walk Lane in Lawrenceville. (Photo: Jay Jones)

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

81-year-old woman with Alzheimer's safely found

------- Police are searching for a woman last seen Monday night who they said has Alzheimer's disease, dementia and needs medication. Norcross police said Carmela Bravo Cutler, 81, was last seen around 8 p.m. at Shekinah Retirement Home, on Lawrenceville Street in Norcross. She was last seen wearing

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-19 23:25:21

Dacula offering free storm debris removal for residents

Dacula officials announced Wednesday they will help residents grind up trees and limbs that were knocked down during Tropical Storm Irma for free. City employees are going around with a wood chipper to cut up debris that fell during the storm last week. Residents are asked to only put out limbs that

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2017-09-20 15:01:00