First Cumming City Center business announces grand opening for this weekendKimberly BondNewsBreak Contributor
The Birthplace of Anesthesia and the Site of an EpidemicTravels with Tommy and LoriNewsBreak Contributor
There Hasn't Been This Much Excitement for a Walk-On Story Since Stetson Bennett Led Georgia to National ChampionshipsDeanLandNewsBreak Contributor
Fast-growing restaurant chain opening another new location in GeorgiaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Longtime Forsyth County leader Roger Crow honored with key to the city of CummingKimberly BondNewsBreak Contributor
Scam alert in Winder
The bogus document purports to be from the “Tax Processing Unit” of the “Internal Processing Service.”
Hall Co woman convicted of killing fiancé and then living with his body
The Sheriff's Office in Gainesville says cause of death appears to be blunt and sharp force trauma.
Vehicle fire blocks multiple lanes of I-85 southbound in Braselton
BRASELTON, Ga. — A vehicle fire is blocking multiple lanes of I-85 southbound, just past Highway 211 in Braselton, Monday morning. This was first spotted by 11Alive's Crash Clark around 5:20 a.m. Right now, there is no word on injuries or how long it will take crews to clear...
Weather Alert: Spring begins with freeze watches and warnings
The beginning of Spring in Georgia, and indeed the northern hemisphere, is Monday, March 20, at 5.24 p.m. But 2023 may not be the year for it to bring with it the usual warmth – at least not yet. In fact, instead it comes with yet another freeze watch.
Whataburger opening in Gwinnett County this week
BUFORD, Ga. — Whataburger's third metro Atlanta location is opening on Thursday... this one is up in Gwinnett County. The restaurant announced it will be open for drive-thru service only on March 23 at the Exchange @ Gwinnett shopping plaza located at 2925 Buford Drive in Buford. This is not far from the Mall of Georgia and Coolray Field.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Flowery Branch crosswalk Friday
A North Carolina man was hit by a vehicle Friday afternoon while crossing Spout Springs Road in Flowery Branch, according to the Flowery Branch Police Department. James Powers, of North Carolina, crossed the street using the crosswalk at Spout Springs Road Friday at about 6:00 p.m. when a driver of a vehicle hit him.
Recorded outburst from Dacula Middle School teacher surfaces
Parents in Dacula are outraged and demand action after a middle school teacher was caught on camera going off on her students. The incident was recorded and spread around on social media.
A celebration of women: Honoring Soo Hong
In celebration of Women’s History Month, North Gwinnett Voice staff member Denise Rumbaugh reached out to women whose accomplishments have been influential and impactful in several areas, including education, politics, media and business. She asked each woman about other women throughout history they admire, the most influential women in their own lives, advice they would share with women and girls on achieving their own goals and dreams and the importance of celebrating women’s history. The NGV has compiled their responses in celebration of Women’s History Month and in honor of these incredible women leaving their marks.
Hoschton, March 20 High School ⚽ Game Notice
There are 2 high school ⚽ games in Hoschton. The Oconee County High School soccer team will have a game with Jackson County High School on March 20, 2023, 17:00:00 CST. The Oconee County High School soccer team will have a game with Jackson County High School on March 20, 2023, 18:30:00 CST.
Buford history: Bailey’s lasting legacy
Previously published April 29, 2015, in Buford Weekly Illustrated. I would venture to say that if you talked to any native of Buford or Sugar Hill, he would have a positive story to tell you about Larry Bailey. That story may stem from his cabinet shop, his love for classic automobiles, his direction at the People’s Bank and Trust, or simply his pride in his hometown.
Free Cone and Dip for a Dollar Day at Dairy Queen in support of Children’s Miracle Network Monday
Dairy Queen is giving away a free small cone at participating networks on Monday, March 20. For an additional $1, that cone can be dipped in chocolate in support of Children’s Miracle Network. The proceeds from the dipping is donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The good news...
Gwinnett County welcomes new fire chief
Fred Cephas was appointed as the new fire chief to lead Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services. Cephas has served as second in command as deputy fire chief since 2020 and has held various roles in Gwinnett Fire and EMS including strategic planning, accreditation management, operations, and as a licensed polygraphist.
2 people continue to fight for their lives after surviving Barrow County house explosion
Kristi Singleton and Billy Chestnut were two of the seven people who were at a home on Hidden Acres when it exploded.
Hall Co Sheriff’s Office: no pranks, please
What started as fun events to celebrate prom season and high school graduation has escalated into a crime spree.
Those with ‘Lanier’ in their name react to lake’s potential name change
Lanier isn’t just the name of the lake that draws 12 million visitors each year and supplies drinking water to the ever-growing Atlanta area. It’s on street signs and names of businesses, schools and organizations throughout the area, such as the heavily traveled Lanier Islands Parkway, which leads to Lanier Islands resort in South Hall.
This historic Braselton building may be getting a facelift, 2-story addition
The exterior has been painted and the foundation shored up over the years, but otherwise, the grist mill sits like a time capsule in downtown Braselton. The building lacks modern conveniences, such as plumbing. It has early original tools and equipment still in place. Various handwritten scribblings in pencil —...
Buford man arrested following domestic violence incident
Hall County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Buford man Wednesday night on charges of sexual battery following a domestic violence incident. Officials said Tornyie Kenule Konne, 49, was taken into custody after preliminary investigations indicated Konne held an adult female victim down on a bed and committed sexual battery against her. The incident took place on the 3000 block of Over Hill Court.
Barrow County authorities warn of tax scam
The Barrow County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens about a scam involving fake tax payment demands. Sheriff's Office officials said Friday they were recently contacted by a resident who said they were mailed a document demanding payment on an overdue debt. The document claims to be from the "Tax Processing Unit" of the "Internal Processing Service."
Man with 2-year-old in car opens fire during road rage incident, 65-year-old bystander shot
Officials are investigating a road rage shooting that left two people shot on Wednesday morning, according to Gainesville police.
Mutts on Main returns to Gainesville on March 25
Mutts on Main in Downtown Gainesville is returning to the historic square on March 25. According to Main Street Manager Nicole Parham, the annual pet expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will highlight dog adoptions/fostering at the Hall County Animal Shelter. “The downtown square is...
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