The cold didn't stop some 50 people from gathering Sunday afternoon at the Big Red Apple in downtown Cornelia to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a one-mile peace march to Shady Grove Baptist Church. This marks the 22nd year of the annual Peace March, where participants amble hand-in-hand down Cornelia streets singing hymns. The march culminated at the church on Martin Luther King ...
Oh, baby it's cold outside. Temperatures will be unseasonably cold for the next few days, but much of Northeast Georgia still is relieved after a winter storm that could have been worse.
The Dawson County coroner has identified two teens killed Friday afternoon in a collision with a school bus.
The snow is gone, but here comes the cold. As the snowflakes tapered off and most of the accumulation melted away by late afternoon, a cold air front was expecting to bring bone-chilling temperatures to the area. At 9 a.m., the temperature in Gainesville was 17 degrees.
The kitchen inspections return today to The Times after a hiatus of a few weeks due to the holidays and a change in rules. You likely will notice a bit of a difference in the reports.
Despite the threat of weather, organizers say a planned memorial walk for Meredith Emerson will go on as planned Sunday morning at a park north of Blairsville.
Heavy snow has begun falling in downtown Gainesville, and the temperature is hovering just above the freezing mark. Accumulations of up to 3 inches are possible, the National Weather Service reports. (This article will be updated thoughout the day as developments warrant.)
Ever since city marshals discovered the Alpha House for Men, a group home for recovering addicts, operating without a permit last summer, Gainesville city officials have continually faced the question of where to place group homes in the city.
People from across Northeast Georgia will gather Sunday afternoon in Cornelia for a march to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. Organizers said they aim for the event to promote "peace, community and justice."
As the sun rises in the eastern sky this morning, the snow could begin falling and last much of the day.
The following activities or events have been canceled on Saturday, Jan 19, 2008 (unless otherwise noted):
Two people in a car were killed in a collision with a school bus Friday afternoon in Dawson County, while a student in the bus was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, officials said. The identification of the men killed was being withheld by authorities pending notification of next of kin.
A federal judge in Gainesville signed a warrant for Gary Hilton's arrest last February, but when U.S. Forest officials in Florida stopped his van in November, they found no record of the warrant. Within two weeks of that traffic stop in the Apalachicola National Forest, a woman Hilton is suspected of killing vanished, later turning up decapitated.
It wasn't Christmas, but Friday afternoon still made for a perfect day to ride a new bike. Regions Bank donated 150 bicycles to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County during a student assembly on Friday afternoon at the club.
Marreon Tyre rose early on Jan. 2, braving the crisp, winter morning as she walked up to the doors of Uptown Fitness for a 6 a.m. aerobics class. But those doors were locked.