The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that patients may proceed with a lawsuit against a Clarke County medical center. Patients were upset to learn that, in 2016, the clinic’s computer databases were hacked and they filed a lawsuit, which was initially dismissed by an Athens-Clarke County trial court.
A family pet died in a house fire in downtown Buford Friday night. A 911 call was made just after 11 p.m. that a home was fully involved in flames on W. Moreno Street. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming out from the windows on all sides of the home.
A Forsyth County man deposited 64 fraudulent checks at Regions and Wells Fargo banks in South Forsyth and Cumming, stealing over $350,000. He was arrested in July and indicted just this week for 64 counts of forgery and two counts of computer theft.
A 52-year old Buford man has been convicted of murder 23 years after the crime was committed. Hector U. Garay was convicted Thursday of killing Adalberto Salinas, a successful Gwinnett County businessman, in 1996.