cloudy
Sunday February 18th, 2018 6:48PM

Local/State News

Video shows man who died in custody struggling with deputies
​Video released by investigators shows a man who died in custody in Barrow County yelling and struggling as sheriff's deputies try to subdue him.
6:51AM ( 4 days ago )
Lawmakers propose exchanging 'MARTA' brand for 'ATL'
​State lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to revitalize greater Atlanta's transit infrastructure by improving coordination and efficiency between transit systems in the metro area.
6:13AM ( 4 days ago )
HAZMAT spill closes Winder Highway for more than three hours
The investigation will continue into a hazardous materials spill.
12:27AM ( 4 days ago )
Demorest officials vote to let residents decide on distilled spirits, Sunday sales
Demorest Mayor Rick Austin maintains the city must offer the same opportunities as other jurisdictions if it wants to attract new eateries and continue its economic development.
10:03PM ( 4 days ago )
Rain, other factors play into full Lanier
​While the recent rainfall has certainly helped, one expert said there were other factors at play in the rise of Lake Lanier in recent days.
1:43PM ( 5 days ago )
Safety reporting method adopted by GHMPO
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Policy Committee approved a plan Tuesday morning that will quantify the results of money spent on traffic improvements as those improvements relate to actual crash data.
1:16PM ( 5 days ago )
Georgia Senate backs expanding Sunday alcohol sales
Georgians would be able to purchase alcohol at restaurants and wineries on Sunday mornings, under a proposal approved by state senators
12:51PM ( 5 days ago )
Gov. Deal opposes medical marijuana cultivation in Georgia
Possessing medical cannabis oil may be legal in Georgia, but Gov. Nathan Deal says he opposes allowing medical marijuana to be grown in the state
12:38PM ( 5 days ago )
Carter, Norton honored as Rotary Man and Woman of the Year
Nancy Norton was named 2017 Woman of the Year and Doug Carter was honored as the 2017 Man of the Year by the Gainesville Rotary Club.
11:01AM ( 5 days ago )
Victim suffers serious injury in 4-car crash on I-985
​At least two people suffered injuries in a four-car pileup on Interstate 985 in Gainesville Tuesday morning, city emergency officials confirmed.
9:08AM ( 5 days ago )