Wednesday August 31st, 2016 5:39PM
6 arrested on drug charges in White County
Six people were arrested after drug agents searched an apartment in Cleveland Wednesday.
5:02PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba
The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War
4:25PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Habersham County deputy bit by dog
A Habersham County Sheriff's Deputy needed a few stitches after she was bit by a dog while responding to a call Tuesday night.
4:25PM ( 53 minutes ago )
Former Buford investment advisor sentenced to five years in prison
​A former investment advisor from Buford will spend the next five years behind bars for stealing over $3.2 million from his clients, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
3:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
Cornelia sewer line replacement continues
People driving in the downtown Cornelia area likely have found themselves having to take a detour over the past few days.
3:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATE: One person injured in five-car pileup on I-985
A five-vehicle traffic accident up on Interstate 985 in south Hall County Wednesday morning resulted in minor injuries to one of the people involved.
1:40PM ( 3 hours ago )
Area veterans invited to RSVP for free Sept. 7 'Day in the Park' in Helen
Helen leaders are gearing up for the city's second-annual "Day in the Park" celebration of area military veterans.
1:31PM ( 3 hours ago )
Sugar Hill splash pad opening pushed to Friday
The opening of the Splash Park in downtown Sugar Hill, originally scheduled for Thursday evening, has been pushed back to Friday evening.
1:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
Chestatee Regional Hospital CEO encouraged by hospital sale, new ownership
Now that Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega is under new ownership, the CEO has high hopes for new services, new equipment and additional staff.
1:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Home Chef expansion in Dekalb County includes over $3 million in estimated investment
Governor Nathan Deal Wednesday announced that Home Chef, a meal kit delivery service, will hire more than 1,200 people and invest $3.35 million in a new DeKalb County facility by the year 2020.
12:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
Demorest officials approve emergency purchase of inmate transport van
The City of Demorest has found itself in a bind after equipment failure left the city without its work crew to maintain roadsides, the cemetery and the downtown area.
12:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Family wants DOJ to investigate death after stun guns used
The family of a Florida man who died after Georgia sheriff's deputies repeatedly used their stun guns on him is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate his death
11:41AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Oakwood officers nab assault suspect after two-hour foot chase
​A two-hour ordeal beginning with an assault ended with the suspect in custody following about a two-hour manhunt Sunday evening in Oakwood.
10:13AM ( 2 days ago )
Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:30AM ( 4 days ago )