Thursday March 22nd, 2018 3:30PM

Local/State News

New signage package taking shape in Gainesville
​Motorists along primary gateways heading into the city of Gainesville may notice a series of new signs under construction.
12:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
UNG Gainesville: Annual conference showcases student research projects
The University of North Georgia will host the 23rd Annual Research Conference from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday in the Martha T. Nesbitt building on the Gainesville Campus.
9:36AM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville: Nine educators recognized as Masters in Teaching
Nine educators were recognized Wednesday in Gainesville as this year's Masters in Teaching.
9:11AM ( 6 hours ago )
Mississippi Walmart ousts 3 Georgia men with rifle, handgun, machete
Three Georgia men openly carrying an M-4 assault rifle, handgun and a machete entered a Mississippi Walmart on Monday night and were promptly asked to leave.
9:04AM ( 6 hours ago )
Georgia unemployment rate is unchanged
​Statewide unemployment claims fell, and the unemployment rate remained unchanged in February, according to numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor Thursday morning.
8:17AM ( 7 hours ago )
Police: Bedridden Sugar Hill woman found covered by roaches, maggots
​Authorities say a bedridden woman had been found covered with cockroaches and maggots on a sheet smeared in feces in Georgia.
6:07AM ( 9 hours ago )
Local students to take part in CareerExpo
More than 8,000 students from across the state will attend the event.
6:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Restaurant safe, other buildings damaged during fire at The Dillard House property
The fire that destroyed a building used for storage and maintenance activities at The Dillard House in Rabun County also threatened nearby structures.
6:07PM ( 21 hours ago )
Spring break accident in Florida kills two local women
Two Gainesville women, who were cousins, were killed in an two-vehicle crash while on vacation in Florida over the weekend.
4:55PM ( 22 hours ago )
Louisiana House eyes hazing after death of Georgia student
Louisiana would strengthen criminal penalties for hazing, if lawmakers agree to a bill heading to the House at the urging of the parents of a freshman from Georgia who died after a hazing ritual
3:56PM ( 23 hours ago )