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Tuesday February 18th, 2020 1:56PM

Alyson Shields

Reporter
Alyson Shields
Caring Santa events at local Simon malls bring holiday magic to special needs kids
For families with special needs children, a trip to the shopping mall can be daunting. Even when the trip is to go see Old Saint Nick, the loud sounds, bright lights and crowds of people can create a struggle for children with sensory struggles or other special needs.
2:14PM ( 2 months ago )
Flowery Branch man jailed for threatening others with gun at Oakwood Steak n Shake
A Flowery Branch man was taken into custody Thanksgiving night at the Oakwood Steak n Shake after he allegedly waved a gun and threatened people with it.
1:13PM ( 2 months ago )
GIVING THANKS: Learning from my anxiety
I have anxiety. Bad. Real Bad. I’ve had some of it my whole life, and some of it has worsened over the years.
6:00PM ( 2 months ago )
Attention Shoppers: Black Friday hours for local malls, some major retail stores
After a turkey-induced nap, many families are ready to kick the holidays into high gear and go shopping for holiday gifts and great deals.
1:00PM ( 2 months ago )
Thanksgiving 2019: All fun and games, part two
Baby’s First Thanksgiving meant Smidge gleefully hovered around Dad’s feet as he carved up the turkey, smattering little bits of meat and juice on the floor.
1:00PM ( 2 months ago )
'Everyone plays a part' in this year's local Wreaths Across America ceremonies
Alta Vista and Memorial Park Cemeteries will once again adorn the graves of veterans who rest there with wreaths as part of the Wreaths Across America program.
8:15AM ( 2 months ago )
Federal grant awards $42k annually to Brenau to aid student parents
Brenau University has been awarded a federal grant to help their students that are also parents get assistance with child care as they pursue their degrees.
6:00AM ( 2 months ago )
Lakeview Academy announces first female Head of School
Lakeview Academy has selected a new Head of School for the 2020-2021 school year, their first female principal.
4:54PM ( 2 months ago )
Two students arrested after bringing firearm to Winder-Barrow High
Two juveniles are facing charges after they allegedly had a firearm at Winder-Barrow High School Tuesday morning.
3:18PM ( 2 months ago )
Teen arrested after alleged murder threat against Gainesville church found in notebook
A teenaged girl has been charged with criminal attempt to commit murder after a threat against a local church was reportedly found in a notebook.
12:01PM ( 2 months ago )