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CPD: Cop was texting and driving when he rear-ended SUV carrying two teens

A Cornelia police officer was given a traffic ticket and ordered to attend training after an investigation determined he was texting and driving when...

GSP: Driver flees scene after wreck that injured 10 in Toccoa

State troopers are looking for the driver who they say caused a multi-vehicle wreck on Big A Road in Toccoa that sent ten people...

Cornelia Police Department issues statement on officer-involved crash

Editor's Note: On May 17, 2022, a Cornelia police officer was involved in a rear-end collision on Cannon Bridge Road. The following press release...

Cleveland traffic stop leads to drug charges

(Cleveland)- A Gainesville man was arrested on Sunday after a traffic stop revealed narcotics ready for distribution, according to information from Cleveland Police Chief...

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School graduates largest class in school history

It was a historic 119th commencement at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School on Sunday, May 15, as the School celebrated its largest and most accomplished graduating...

One lucky duck will swim away with $1K in cash

The date is fast approaching when the Soque River at Pitts Park will again play host to hundreds of yellow rubber ducks swimming for...

Gibson: A ‘big deal’ and ‘great honor’ to be named GA Pre-K Teacher of...

Shannon Gibson was clearly caught off guard Monday when state education officials and local school administrators greeted her outside her classroom. The pre-kindergarten teacher...

Last week to vote ahead of May 24 primary

There are now just five days left to cast your ballot ahead of Georgia's May 24 primary. Advance voting week begins Monday, May 16,...

4-year-old lifeflighted to hospital after crash on GA 365

A late-night crash Sunday on GA 365 near the Habersham/Stephens County line sent five people to the hospital. Among the injured were two young...

Homeless man murdered in Gainesville

Investigators have determined that a man found dead at a homeless camp Friday morning in Gainesville was murdered. The body of Billie Lee Davis,...

Gibson named finalist for Georgia Pre-K Teacher of the Year

Baldwin Elementary School Pre-K teacher Shannon Gibson has been named a finalist for the state pre-k teacher of the year award. Gibson was notified...

Man reported missing from Unicoi found safe

An elderly man who went missing Saturday morning in White County has been found safe. The White County Sheriff’s Office says 73-year-old Larry Gene Hall...