Chestnut Mountain, GA

Multiple people shot in Grayson neighborhood, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police said at least two men were wounded at a home in Grayson on Sunday afternoon. Gwinnett County Police Department officers were at the screen on Tullifenney Court. Police investigators arrived on scene at around 2:30 p.m. to find two men with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The men were hospitalized.
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Helicopters and K9s search for missing man near Amicalola Falls

Dawson County authorities are searching for a missing man. Sidiki “Prince” Kebe, 21, was last seen at the end of last week in an area adjacent to Amicalola Falls State Park on Highway 52 East in Dawsonville. Searches have been made with multiple dogs, with phone pings and...
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2 injured in Gwinnett County shooting, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Two people were shot in Grayson on Sunday, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Officers got a call around 2:30 p.m. that a person was shot at 1376 Tullifenney Court, they said. They said the officers were told at least two men were shot...

Gwinnett police: Missing child safely returned home

A 3-year-old girl who went missing from her Lilburn home on Saturday, June 25, has been returned safely to her father. The Gwinnett County Police Department made contact with child’s mother, Magdaline Geffrard, during the morning hours of Sunday, June 26, and determined the child, Max Clendenin, was was with her. Geffrard agreed to meet with officers to return the girl. About 1:30 p.m., the child was reunited with her father.

BREAKING: Tennessee Lands Inside Linebacker to 2023 Class

Tennessee has officially landed its 12th player in the class of 2023 and second of the weekend as Jeremiah Telander has locked in his commitment to the Vols. Tennessee beat out Louisville, Florida, and North Carolina for the three-star inside linebacker. Telander’s announcement came in the form of a post...

Black bear sighted in Buford near Robert Bell Parkway

Residents in Buford should be on alert as a one-year-old bear cub has been sighted in the area of Robert Bell Parkway/Bona Road/Forest Street area. Multiple readers confirmed the report of the bear sighting to the North Gwinnett Voice on Sunday, June 26 in the vicinity of Robert Bell Parkway. However, posts from the Nextdoor app said that the bear has been seen in the Shadburn Ferry Road and the Lake Lanier Islands areas as well.

Shooting in Grayson leads to non-life threatening injuries

Officers with the Gwinnett County Police Department responded on Sunday to a “person shot” call in Grayson. The officers arrived at 1376 Tullifenny Ct. around 2:30 p.m., where they found two adult men suffering non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Details are limited at this time, but Cpl. W.D. Wolfe said a group of people exchanged gunfire.

Chase Elliott rings in Superspeedway victory

GLADEVILLE -- The midnight bell tolled for Chase Elliott Sunday in the Dawsonville, Georgia, Pool Hall. In past decades the townspeople rang the poolroom bell to celebrate each racing triumph by hometown hero Bill Elliott – “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville” – and in recent years the gongs have gone to his son Chase.

Wellness center coming to the Cumming City Center

Co-founders Krystal Lokkesmoe and Benjamin House at the Good Chemistry lease signing.(Photo/City of Cumming) (Cumming, GA) Good Chemistry Health & Med Spa is the latest tenant to head to Cumming’s new development. Co-founders Krystal Lokkesmoe and Benjamin House signed a lease Friday to bring their vision of wellness to the Cumming City Center.
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Albany Ruff Riders excel at USATF Georgia Youth Track and Field Championships

McDONOUGH — The Albany Ruff Riders brought home three state championships over the weekend at the USA Track and Field Georgia Youth Track and Field Championships, and now they have their sights set on regional and national competitions later this year. Monroe’s Marianna Wright and Lee County’s Sarah Head...

Middle school students SOAR in Oconee

More than 60 middle school students from Athens-Clarke, Oconee, Walton, Greene, and Oglethorpe counties participated June 13-30 in the second year of a summer education program on the University of North Georgia's (UNG) Oconee Campus. The Nighthawks Student Opportunities for Accelerated Readiness (SOAR) program targets economically disadvantaged and English as...

Sugar Hill issues notice of proposed property tax increase

While the city of Sugar Hill has proposed maintaining its millage rate for 2022, property taxes will increase by more than 20%. “The increase results from the reassessment of property values in the city by the Gwinnett County Board of Tax Assessors as well as new construction added to the tax digest over the last year, not an actual increase in the millage rate,” the city states on its website.

Cornelia seeks representatives for stakeholder committee

The City of Cornelia is seeking applicants for a stakeholder committee. The committee will be comprised of residents, business owners, industry leaders, and those representing diverse backgrounds and ethnicities, city officials say. The stakeholder committee will help advise the city and give public input for the development of the city’s 2023 Comprehensive Plan update.

Missing Lilburn child found safe

The Gwinnett County Police Department found a missing Lilburn child Sunday afternoon and safely returned the girl to her father. Max Clendenin, 3, was playing in her front yard on Saturday with her father. Her father stepped inside the home around 3:20 p.m., and when he came back outside his daughter had disappeared.