DEMOREST - The boil water advisory issued Friday for Demorest water customers has been lifted.<br />
Demorest Mayor Rick Austin released the information about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, saying there is no longer a need to boil water before consumption.<br />
Friday morning's broken six-inch water main, located on Georgia Highway 105 near Riverbend Road in the Fairview community, is believed to be the result of lightning striking a tree.
A dog charged police officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that seriously wounded an officer, injured the homeowner and killed the animal, according to a police report released Thursday.
One of the Hall County firefighters injured in a training accident in July 2014 has reached a settlement with Sutphen Corporation, the company who manufactured the ladder truck that malfunctioned in the accident.