Thursday March 21st, 2019 10:02AM

Local/State News

Chase earlier this week leads to additional drug arrests in Lumpkin County
A police chase on Tuesday that started with a traffic stop in Lumpkin County and ended with a car crash in northwest Hall County has now led to the drug arrests of four women in Lumpkin County.
9:45AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Political spending by Abrams' nonprofit could pose problems
Stacey Abrams has gone from losing the Georgia governor's race to being a heavily recruited Democratic star, a dramatic rise often fueled by the spending of her nonprofit group, Fair Fight Action
8:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump's invective at John McCain dismays some Republicans
President Donald Trump's tirade against the late GOP Sen. John McCain is leading some members of his own party to say he's gone too far
7:33AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mississippi governor set to sign 'heartbeat' abortion law
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he is not worried about lawsuits the state prepares to enact one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation
6:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
GDOL: Georgia opens 2019 with record-setting job stats, unemployment inches upward
Records were posted in jobs, labor force and employed residents in January and February
6:04AM ( 3 hours ago )
Medicaid waiver proposal clears Georgia House panel
Legislation authorizing Republican Gov. Brian Kemp to pursue a Medicaid waiver has received approval from a state House panel
4:09AM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: New Zealand bans sales of assault weapons
Prime minister says New Zealand is immediately banning sales of military style semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques
11:17PM ( 10 hours ago )
Oakwood selects St. Mary's chief to lead Oakwood police force
After reviewing 37 applications over the last several months, the city of Oakwood has selected a new police chief.
5:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
Police: No credible threat discovered after Gainesville High School lockdown
Gainesville High School was on lockdown for a major part of the school day Wednesday after a student found a threat written on a wall at the school.
3:20PM ( 18 hours ago )
Cornelia breaks ground for the city’s future
Representatives of the Habersham Chamber of Commerce and others joined Cornelia city leaders Tuesday for the celebratory groundbreaking for the city’s new Municipal Complex on South Main Street.
3:02PM ( 19 hours ago )