Thursday April 15th, 2021 7:20PM

Lauren Hunter

Multimedia Journalist
Lauren Hunter
“Hope in the darkest of times” - Gainesville woman recovers wedding rings after accidentally throwing away
When Gainesville resident Joan Sheffield realized that she had accidentally thrown away her wedding rings Sunday evening, the first thing she did was hit her knees and pray. Her prayers were answered not long after.
11:09AM ( 1 year ago )
City of Gainesville accepting submissions for Elementary Fire Hydrant Design contest
The City of Gainesville’s Department of Water Resources is accepting submissions for their Elementary Fire Hydrant Design contest, in which the three winning entries will have their designs painted on a city fire hydrant.
1:30PM ( 1 year ago )
North Georgia Community Foundation donates $135k in grants to COVID-19 relief
The North Georgia Community Foundation awarded $135,000 in emergency grants this week to a dozen local non-profits; these non-profits are focused on helping those who have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
12:00PM ( 1 year ago )
Hall County Sheriff’s Office taking “common-sense approach” to shelter in place orders
The Hall County Sheriff’s Office announced in a social media post that they will be taking a common-sense approach when it comes to enforcing recent shelter in place orders.
12:05PM ( 1 year ago )
“We’re all in this together” - University of North Georgia staff and students transition into remote learning
Students and staff of the University of North Georgia returned Monday from a two-week hiatus to continue instruction. But instead of returning to the college campus, they are adjusting to a virtual classroom while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
5:00AM ( 1 year ago )
Kemp, University System of Georgia announce increase in COVID-19 testing
Governor Brian Kemp announced today that a new plan to utilize laboratory resources from the University System of Georgia, Georgia Public Health Laboratory and Emory University will allow for processing of around 3,000 tests per day for COVID-19.
3:53PM ( 1 year ago )
Raccoon captured in Murrayville tests positive for rabies
A raccoon that came into contact with two dogs in the 5000 block of Lee Road in Murrayville has tested positive for rabies.
4:35PM ( 1 year ago )
Over 100 rescues find forever homes at Humane Society of Northeast Georgia event
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia’s Clear the Shelter event from this past weekend saw over 100 animals get adopted and go to their forever homes.
12:00PM ( 1 year ago )
Gwinnett County and county's 16 cities issue mandatory stay at home orders
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Charlotte Nash and mayors of all 16 cities in the county issued mandatory stay at home orders Friday to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
5:41PM ( 1 year ago )
Gainesville Police looking for suspect posing as officer
The Gainesville Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a man who falsely identified himself as a Gainesville Police Officer.
12:52PM ( 1 year ago )