Cell phone records of a Gwinnett county man gunned down for 2 kilograms of cocaine helped investigators unravel the mystery of who killed him, according to testimony Saturday in Hall County Superior Court.
A Buford resident has received an early birthday gift worth millions. Lorie Scarbrough, who will celebrate her 54th birthday Aug. 30, won a $5 million top prize playing the Georgia Lottery's 15th Anniversary Millionaire Extravaganza.
Hall County recently received nearly $500,000 of competitive grant money - part of which was awarded to continue the revitalization of the Black and Cooley drives area - making it the only county in the state to receive the revitalization grant.
For a few days, the clock has been set back 30 years as James Mathis Sr. reclaims his role as the great promoter.
In his heyday, Mathis would serve cherry pie at his bank to commemorate George Washington's birthday. He gave out piggy banks with the likeness of cowboy star Hopalong Cassidy to encourage young people to save. He seemed to never run out of new ideas to bring customers and their money into the bank.
An assistant principal at Johnson High School is stable but remains in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital two weeks after surviving a one-car wreck on his way to work.
Mike Adcock is still in the intensive care unit at Grady Memorial Hospital, recovering from broken bones in both legs, a broken ankle, pelvis and rib, which contributed to a collapsed lung, said Hall County school system spokesman Gordon Higgins.
Seven Hall County high school students will be spending three days a week this semester at Lake Lanier Islands Resort fielding guests' requests at the front desk, creating gourmet cuisine, making beds and even scrubbing bathrooms.
Hall County school system is partnering with Lake Lanier Islands Resort this year to create Hospitality High, a hands-on program in which students from various Hall County high schools get firsthand experience in the hospitality industry.
A garbage truck driver was injured and transported to the hospital Tuesday morning after his truck rolled onto its side as he turned right onto Queen City Parkway from Aviation Boulevard, according to Sgt. Anthony Coleman of the Georgia State Patrol.