Autopsies are being performed today on the bodies of former state Sen. Nancy Schaefer and her husband, who were found shot to death Friday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide at their Habersham County home.
Sheriff Joey Terrell said this morning that authorities believe they know who the shooter was, but wanted to wait until the autopsies are completed before releasing that information.
March 27, 2010|
By Mitch Clarke and Stephen Gurr
Gainesville High School student Teryan Rucker has been named State Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Rucker, a 12-year member of the club, will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Reader's Digest Foundation and will go on to compete at the regional level, according to officials with the club.
A Gainesville man who jumped bail during his child molestation trial was captured outside a South Georgia motel with his mother Thursday, six hours after being convicted and sentenced in absentia to 45 years in prison, authorities said.
Turnout at the Hall County Government Family Health Center, which serves county employees, has been strong in the first five months of operation, according to county officials, and plans are in the works to generate more interest and participation.
Since the moment they found out Karen Jones was pregnant, friends and family flooded her and husband Dustin with baby care books and all manner of advice, but nothing could have truly prepared the couple for what was to come. Namely, the moment when they came home with their newborn daughter.
The new sorority houses at Brenau on Prior Street spoil the look and feel of the college campus. Did the college have to get special zoning variances or exceptions to build them so close together and so close to the street?