Friday January 17th, 2020 4:50PM

Local/State News

Barrow school employee arrested for inappropriate relationship
An employee of the Barrow County School System was arrested Friday morning for having an inappropriate relationship with students at Apalachee High School, the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
4:33PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Georgia sets execution for man convicted of killing 2 people
A Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than 20 years ago is set to executed later this month
3:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
Beyond teacher pay raise, agency cuts lurk in Georgia budget
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's new budget funds raises for teachers and low-paid state employees
2:43PM ( 2 hours ago )
NGMC unveils neighborhood hospital concept for new Lumpkin County facility
When Northeast Georgia Medical Center's new campus in Lumpkin County opens in the fall of 2021, it will look much different than the other hospital campuses under the NGHS umbrella.
2:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Stephens County Jail escapee arrested after brief struggle
Stephens County Jail escapee Calvin McCoy is back in custody, but not before a brief struggle with deputies.
1:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Sugar Hill: 'A City on the Rise'
Sugar Hill, a city on the rise that’s nestled between Buford and Suwanee, might be remembered as the heart of Georgia’s gold mining communities – or as others think, a birthing ground for moonshiners.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall jury convicts N.C. man in home invasion case
A Greenville, N.C. man has been convicted by a Hall County Superior Court jury of a long list of charges growing out of a home invasion two years ago near Lula.
11:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall County authorities look for man who robbed Verizon store in South Hall area
Nobody was injured, but two employees of the Verizon Wireless store on Lanier Islands Parkway were robbed at gunpoint earlier this week.
10:26AM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville Pier 1 closing
The Pier 1 Imports store in Gainesville is one of up to 450 stores the company is closing.
9:38AM ( 7 hours ago )
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December, strongest showing in 13 years
9:10AM ( 7 hours ago )