Saturday February 17th, 2018 2:49PM

Local/State News

GDOT: I-85 lane closures in Jackson, Franklin counties to start Sunday night
As the Georgia Department of Transportation prepares to rebuild several bridges over I-85 in Jackson and Franklin counties, officials have planned overnight lane closures starting on Sunday.
9:48AM ( 1 day ago )
Echols, Magnus recognized by Gainesville Jaycees
Drew Echols and Bethany Sauls Magnus are this year's Gainesville Jaycees Young Man and Woman of the Year.
8:50AM ( 1 day ago )
Teen accused of bringing gun to Lanier High School
​School officials say a high school student brought a gun to a Sugar Hill-area school, a day after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead.
8:42AM ( 1 day ago )
Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes
Abortion-rights supporters are fighting back this year as never before against gains made in the past decade by opponents
8:10AM ( 1 day ago )
Georgia teen charged with making threatening online post
A Georgia teenager is accused of posting a potential threat online
7:47AM ( 1 day ago )
Gainesville Lake Lanier users share opinions as Corps prepares master plan update
Instead of a standard sit-down meeting or presentation, the U.S. Army Corps or Engineers wanted attendees at their Thursday night public input meeting in Gainesville share what they wanted to see in the Lake Lanier Project Master Plan Update and see if it matched the things they had previously heard about.
7:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.
10:32PM ( 1 day ago )
These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting
Everyone and anyone was a target for the gunman who opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida
8:43PM ( 1 day ago )
US stocks keep gaining as tech, industrial companies rise
Technology companies are leading stocks higher Thursday as US stocks rose for the fifth day in a row
4:46PM ( 1 day ago )
Three honored as Masters in the Art of Nursing at Thursday ceremony
Students, colleagues , and mentors gathered in the Brenau University East Whalen Auditorium to honor the three 2018 Masters in the Art of Nursing honorees Thursday morning.
4:33PM ( 1 day ago )