A jury returned a not guilty verdict for a Decatur man claiming self-defense in a shooting last year at a Lanier Islands lake house birthday party but found him guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Long before Spout Springs Road gets widened, the Georgia Department of Transportation would like to unload a nearly 50-year-old, long-abandoned maintenance shop that sits in tall weeds off the busy road.
Community members can learn how they might help young women move from foster care to independent living at a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation Department, located at 365 Riley Road in Dahlonega.
State lawmakers want to improve broadband internet service in rural parts of Georgia, including northeast cities like Dahlonega, and residents are being asked to take an online survey about the effectiveness of service in their area.
Residents of Church Street Manor, an affordable housing complex for the elderly and disabled in Gainesville, were evacuated twice last week after an apparent gas leak sent worry and alarm through the community.