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Fighting fires before they start: Safety education in the age of COVID

Stop, drop, and roll. It's a phrase that's been repeated countless times over four decades in our nation's schools. The fire safety tactic is...

Cleveland business that burned could be back in full operation in 18 months

The owners of a lumber supply company that burned last week in Cleveland hope to have the business fully operational within 18 months. Fire destroyed...

Video captures intensity of commercial fire in Cleveland

Investigators are expected to begin sifting through the rubble today of what's left of North Georgia Hardwoods in Cleveland. A fire broke out at...

Man faces numerous charges after pointing handgun at deputy

Hall County deputies arrested a Manchester, Georgia, man after he allegedly pointed a handgun at one of them. The alleged incident happened after the...

Large commercial fire under investigation in Cleveland

(Cleveland) - Several buildings and around three million board feet of lumber were destroyed in a commercial fire early Thursday morning in Cleveland. Fire...

Nix appointed to state Soil & Water Conservation Coalition

(Atlanta)- Governor Brian Kemp announced Wednesday his selection of twenty-three appointees to serve on various state boards, commissions, and councils. Among those was the...

UPDATED: White County still assessing Delta damage

(Cleveland)- White County continues to assess damage to public infrastructure as a result of heavy rainfall and flooding over the weekend. White County Emergency...

Local firefighters, zoo put unique twist on trick-or-treating this year

As a way of saying “Thank You” to their community and supporters, the North Georgia Safari Park and White County Fire Station #6 are...

Gainesville woman killed in wreck on Dawsonville Highway

Charges are pending against a Gainesville driver whose passenger was killed in a traffic accident in Hall County. Krystle Marie Wampler, 32, died after the...

UPDATE: Cartersville woman dies after falling from rock face on Yonah Mountain

A 46-year-old mother from Cartersville died Tuesday when she fell more than 300 feet from the side of Yonah Mountain in White County. Jennifer...

Baldwin passes new speed zone ordinance

The Baldwin City Council unanimously voted this week to impose a new speed zone ordinance that includes the use of an Automated Traffic Enforcement...

Demorest declares local state of emergency following storms

Following the storms brought on by Hurricane Delta over the weekend, the City of Demorest has declared a local state of emergency. "I don't...