The U.S. Marshal's Service is investigating how a private security contractor's gun went off in a hospital room at Northeast Georgia Medical Center while guarding a prisoner there, sending a bullet through a wall and into another patient's room.
Beginning this year, the Corps of Engineers will charge day-use fees at some of its Lake Lanier parks that previously did not include these fees. Lower Pool East, Lower Pool West, Old Federal Day Use, Long Hollow, Keiths Bridge and Thompson Bridge parks will now charge $4 per vehicle.
At least two Hall County commissioners are calling for a detailed audit of the county's finances following an admission Monday from Chairman Tom Oliver that he had been authorizing payment of county funds to former Gainesville City Manager Carlyle Cox as a consultant.