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Man robs Gwinnett bank, gets away on foot, police say

Gwinnett County police are searching for a man who robbed a Chase Bank in Duluth. A man wearing a hoodie walked into the bank on Old Norcross Road around 5 p.m. on Jan. 11. He asked a teller if he could open an account, Gwinnett County police said. Before the teller was able to help him, he left the


Barbara Bender appointed as Snellville mayor after Tom Witts resigns

SNELLVILLE, Ga. — Barbara Bender has been named the new mayor of Snellville. The move comes following the resignation of Mayor Tom Witts. "As the new mayor, I would like to make a pledge to the city to represent the citizens of Snellville to the best of my abilities in a professional and respectful


Man shot in SUV drives away, dies on busy road in DeKalb, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A driver is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in DeKalb County. The victim managed to drive away from the scene but did not survive. Channel 2’s Steve Gehlbach was the first reporter at the scene in DeKalb County during Channel 2 Action News This Morning.


Check Out These Great Events On-Tap For Snellville In 2019

SNELLVILLE, GA – It's going to be another fun-filled year in Snellville. Snellville Tourism and Trade has finalized its calendar for 2019. Back are all the favorites from years' past and a new event – the Hot Tamale Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9, the same day as the Veterans Day Celeb


Change in the Old South: Gwinnett County Gets First Black Woman Democratic Party Chair

The South will rise again—but this time in a definite shade of blue rather than Confederate grey. At least that is the goal of newly-elected Democrats in Georgia. The midterm election was an exclamation point, underscoring a process of change that has been quietly underway for some time. Nationally,


Gwinnett County at a crossroad as it turns 200

One of Georgia’s oldest counties, Gwinnett County, became 200 years old on Dec. 15, 2018. Looking ahead, as the man whom the county is named for frequently did, it may be time for bold decisions and potentially new directions.


Officials: Teen found with loaded gun at Georgia high school

NORCROSS, Ga. | Officials say a student has been found with a loaded gun at a high school in Georgia. Citing Gwinnett County jail records, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a 17-year-old Meadowcreek High School student was arrested on charges of carrying a weapon in a school safety zone and p


Wrestling Pirates are area champs!

The Pike County High School Varsity wrestling team is 9-0 for its last nine matches. The team went up to Marist on Jan. 2 and defeated Marist, Westminster, Rockdale County, North Atlanta and Riverwood.


Bank robber makes off with large amount of money, Gwinnett PD on the search

DULUTH, GA (CBS46) A man who walked into a Chase bank in Gwinnett County under the guise of opening an account is now wanted by police. According the police, the suspect entered the bank located in the 3700 block of Norcross Road on January 11. Upon entering the business, he asked an employee if he

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Gwinnett County Schools looking for mentors for Hispanic Mentoring Program

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — This month is National Mentoring month, Gwinnett County Public Schools sees it as an opportunity to better connect with its Hispanic population. "What better way than implementing a mentoring program," said Nury Crawford Director of Academic Support Gwinnett County Public School


Missing South Georgia children found buried endured violent chaos at home

GUYTON, Ga. - Before the boy died and went into a secret grave by the family dog pen, Elwyn “JR” Crocker Jr.’s dad complained about the 13-year-old to police. The father claimed JR stole, fought when told to take a bath and was a “bully,” which was why he was homeschooled, the Atlanta Journal-Consti


5 New Houses For Sale In The Snellville Area

SNELLVILLE, GA — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.


Pets of the Week for Rockdale and Newton

This week’s featured pet is Cali, a young adult domestic short hair. She is very sweet and loves attention. She uses a litter box so she’ll fit in to your household right away.


Conyers man tied to Popeye's murder arrested with Conyers drug ring

CONYERS, Ga. — A Conyers man already charged with the murder of his wife after a shootout at a Popeye's restaurant in DeKalb County has also been charged in connection with the service of an arrest warrant taken out by the US Marshals on January 11.


30 Restaurant Available Around Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch has partnered with ZipRecruiter to provide you with our searchable jobs board. Here are some recent job postings in Gwinnett County. See hundreds of openings at our Patch jobs board.


Georgia issues food stamp benefits for February early due to partial government shutdown

ATLANTA, Ga. (WJBF) - The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is being proactive due to the partial goverment shutdown, which is the longest shutdown in U.S. history. In an effort to ensure families receive the food they need while the federal government is in a partial shutdown,


8th Annual Livvy's Love Fun Run/Walk

It's not too late to register for the 8th Annual Livvy's Love Fun Run/Walk!. Join us for the 8th annual Livvy’s Love Fun Run/Walk! The event will be held at the historic Stone Mountain Park, in Stone Mountain, GA on Saturday, January 19, 2019. If you joined us last year, welcome back and expect to h


GBI called in to investigate officer-involved shooting in SW Atlanta

ATLANTA — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in by the Atlanta Police Department after an officer fired his weapon during an attempted carjacking. According to Police, it happened on Whitehall Street SW between Northside Drive and McDaniel Street.


Georgia teacher accused of punching, slamming student

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher is accused of punching a middle-school student in the face and slamming him onto a cafeteria table during lunch. News outlets report 45-year-old Kendrick Monroe was arrested Monday and charged with a misdemeanor count of simple battery. Officials say the Dekalb


New Lawrenceville Sanitation Schedule To Begin Soon

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA — The City of Lawrenceville Sanitation Department will begin a new garbage pick-up schedule Feb. 4. Residents may experience a change in service day while others remain the same. Information on the new schedule is available on the City of Lawrenceville website at.