Dahlonega, GAaccesswdun.com

Dahlonega teenager dies after a fight

A teenager has died after getting into a fight at the Applebee's in Dawsonville on Sunday night. The 19-year-old has been identified as Kaleb Duckworth from Dahlonega. According to 11Alive News, a man in his 20’s has been charged with aggravated battery and assault and is in custody. On Sunday...
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Cherokee County, GACBS 46

"Whiskey" the horse goes missing in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) — The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a horse that has gone missing from a farm. According to a Facebook post, a horse by the name of "Whiskey" got through a fence at a farm on A.J. Land Road near Union Hill Road.
Georgia Statebeckershospitalreview.com

Patient arrested after firing gun at Georgia hospital staff, police say

Police arrested a patient who fired a gun at staff members of Emory Decatur (Ga.) Hospital, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. DeKalb County Police Department officers were called to the hospital about 7 a.m. July 28 after a staff member noticed the adult male patient was locked inside a hospital room with a gun, DeKalb police spokesperson Michaela Vincent said. When medical staff and hospital security entered the room, officials said the patient fired the gun at them.
Dawson County, GAdawsonnews.com

Teen’s death after Applebee’s fight may spur new charges by DCSO

A Lumpkin County man critically injured in a fight over the weekend has died and a Dawsonville man accused in the attack may face upgraded charges, authorities say. Daniel Lee Roberts, 20, who has already been charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery for allegedly attacking Kaleb Duckworth, 19, of Dahlonega on July 25, may face new charges in connection with the teen’s death, Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson said on Wednesday.
Cumming, GAForsyth County News

When Harbor Freight Tools in Cumming is opening

An opening date for a new tool store in Cumming has been set. Harbor Freight Tools, located at 601 Tri-County Plaza, will officially open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, company officials said in a news release. The new location will be the company’s 41st in Georgia. “We’re ready...
Cherokee County, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Northeast Cherokee parks plans moving forward

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners recently approved moving forward with the creation of a Northeast Cherokee Parks Master Plan. At its July 20 meeting, the board approved a $59,500 agreement with Tunnel, Spangler and Associates for the creation of the Northeast Cherokee Parks Master Plan, which includes master plans for three different park parcels. The agreement will be paid for using money from the county's penny sales tax.
Dawson County, GAdawsonnews.com

Dahlonega man critically injured in fight at Dawson County Applebee's

A 19-year-old Lumpkin County man was seriously injured on Sunday night during a fight at a restaurant in Dawson County. According to Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson, deputies were called to the Applebee’s restaurant on Ga. 400 in Dawson County at about 9:53 p.m. on July 25, after receiving reports that a man had been knocked out during a fight.
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Joshua Harmon’s Killer Finally Charged

Joshua's family finally has some closure to the three-decade-old murder of the little boy. James Coates and Joshua HarmonRoswell Police Department. Eight-year-old Joshua was reported missing 33 years ago when he didn’t return to his home in Roswell for dinner. Two days later, his body was found in a wooded area near the Raintree Way apartments, where he lived with his parents.
Duluth, GAfox5atlanta.com

Duluth police arrest suspected catalytic converter thieves

DULUTH, Ga. - Police arrested three people suspected of attempting to steal catalytic converters from cars in Duluth. Police said Kimberly Joya, Justin Feliciano-Onofre and David Lopez are charged with entering auto and possession of tools for the commission of a crime, claiming they were using those tools to take valuable parts off of cars parked on Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth.