clear
Wednesday May 6th, 2015 11:41PM

Fosyth Co. Courthouse, Administration Building to reopen Monday

By Staff
CUMMING - The Forsyth County Courthouse and County Administration Building will both reopen Monday for normal operations after being closed most of Friday following the shooting that occurred at the front of the courthouse.<br /> <br /> According to a notice Sunday afternoon from Robin Rooks, Court Administrator, Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit, grand jurors are to report as planned at 9:00 but no jury trials or juror selection will be held Monday.<br /> <br /> Those who received a juror summons to report the week of June 9 should report on <br /> Tuesday, June 10, no later than 8 a.m. <br /> <br /> The juror summons day shuttle service will be available on Tuesday from the designated area of the Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot off of Castleberry <br /> Road. Visit www.forsythclerk.com for updates.<br /> <br /> A heavily-armed 48-year-old Cumming man authorities said was planning a "takeover" of the courthouse was killed in a gun battle with sheriff's deputies near the front steps of the courthouse about 10:00 Friday morning.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.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 ( 4 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 ( 4 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 ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
Georgia sheriff charged in shooting of real estate agent
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff was charged with a misdemeanor Wednesday in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model home.Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is charged with rec...
11:20PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Deal signs watered-down craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir.''
6:09PM ( 5 hours ago )
Brush fires along I-85 in Gwinnett Co. cause problems for motorists
The brush fires that were burning along an estimated six-mile stretch of I-85 southbound have now been extinguished and the road is reopened.
By Staff
4:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Ride-hailing regulation bill gets Gov.'s signature
Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, which connect riders with drivers by means of a smartphone app, will soon have to comply with some Georgia regulations under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Associated Press
2:37PM ( 9 hours ago )
Fire destroys Jackson Co. home
A Jackson County family lost everything in a house fire Tuesday afternoon, according to EMS Director Steve Nichols.
11:59AM ( 11 hours ago )