DEMOREST - Demorest Mayor Malcolm Hunnicutt and local churches will host the annual tree lighting program in downtown Demorest Wednesday evening.<br />
The 6:00 program features choirs from the Demorest Baptist Church and the Demorest Church of God. The Christmas story will be told by Rev. Joyce Acree of Demorest Federated Church.<br />
Santa will arrive on the Georgia Street scene atop a city fire truck. There will be hot chocolate and cookies for all upon his his arrival.
Ten months to next year's midterm elections, Democrats are determined to make Congress' slim production of fewer than 60 laws and plenty of incompletes - on immigration, gun control, tax reform and basic spending bills - a defining issue, heaping much of the blame on the GOP-led House for obstructing President Barack Obama's second-term agenda.
U.S. home prices rose in October from the previous year at the fastest pace in almost eight years. But price gains slowed in most U.S. cities from September to October, suggesting the increases are leveling off.
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.