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Friday June 18th, 2021 1:02AM

B.J. Williams

Assistant News Director
B.J. Williams
Georgia senators look to hands-off approach on scooter rules
After trying last year to place restrictions on electric scooters all across Georgia, a state Senate committee now wants the state to keep its hands off.
6:01AM ( 1 year ago )
Brenau University postpones faculty, student visits to China as coronavirus spreads
In light of the spread of coronavirus in China, officials at Brenau University in Gainesville have postponed planned faculty and student travel to the country as part of an ongoing teacher education exchange program.
12:30PM ( 1 year ago )
Georgia Senate votes to cap college course payments for high school students
Georgia high school students would face a cap on the number of college courses the state would pay for under a bill that passed the state Senate on Tuesday.
5:10AM ( 1 year ago )
Jackson County man set to be executed for killings of 2 people
A North Georgia man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend more than two decades ago is scheduled to be executed Wednesday.
5:07AM ( 1 year ago )
Georgia lawmakers consider restrictions on vaping
Georgia lawmakers considering restrictions on vaping products heard from doctors and students Tuesday who said e-cigarette use is prevalent among children and poses serious risks to their health.
5:04AM ( 1 year ago )
Gwinnett sheriff says he will not seek re-election
After 24 years on the job, Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway announced Tuesday morning he will not seek re-election to another term.
11:58AM ( 1 year ago )
Water main break leads to closure of Gainesville's East Avenue
East Avenue in Gainesville will be closed to through traffic until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, to allow for repair of a water main break.
9:33AM ( 1 year ago )
Kemp officials make case for stronger Georgia anti-gang law
Gov. Brian Kemp's administration is seeking to persuade lawmakers of the need to tighten Georgia's gang laws.
5:08AM ( 1 year ago )
Exit 14 overpass bridge opening delayed again
The opening of the Exit 14 overpass bridge over Interstate 985 has been postponed once again, and again, the weather gets the blame.
2:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Father arrested after leaving child at Walmart in Gainesville
The father of a little boy found alone Sunday at the Walmart store on Shallowford Road in Gainesville has been arrested.
10:59AM ( 1 year ago )