Saturday October 3rd, 2015 11:24PM

AG: No concealed carry on campus, in schools

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens' office says Georgians will not be able to carry a weapon on college campuses or in other schools when two new laws go into effect July 1. <br /> <br /> The guidance issued Thursday follows questions around two new weapons laws, including House Bill 60 dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill by opponents that allows people to carry in bars and in churches and government buildings with some restrictions. An early version of that proposal allowed permit holders to carry weapons on college campuses but was later removed. <br /> <br /> A gun rights group interpreted another law House Bill 826 as allowing people to carry weapons in school zones. Olens says because Gov. Nathan Deal signed HB 60 last and it maintains a school safety zone, people can't carry guns on school property.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 9 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 9 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 9 months ago )
Local/State News
Tide rolls over Dogs in a rout
Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the Crimson Tide as a force in the national race.
By The Associated Press
11:59PM ( 34 minutes from now )
Two injured in head on collision Saturday
A two car accident snarled traffic on Dawsonville Highway Saturday afternoon.
10:26PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Flood Warnings issued in North Georgia
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in the north Georgia area.
10:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
6 US airmen who died in Afghanistan plane crash identified; Georgian among them
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AP) — The Department of Defense has identified the six American airmen killed when a U.S. Air Force military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan.
6:04PM ( 5 hours ago )
Regulators close Ga. bank; 7th bank failure of 2015
Regulators are closing a small Georgia bank, marking the seventh failure of a federally insured bank this year.
2:05PM ( 9 hours ago )