A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Jefferson police captain to a year in prison for having a gun while using crack cocaine, but declined to increase the sentence for a grenade found in the ex-officer's car.
UPDATE: Georgia's Republican Governor, Sonny Perdue, and Democratic Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue this morning: an effort to improve communication - and attract industry - in North Georgia.
Kristi Cornwell's 39th birthday will be marked with a candlelight vigil Sunday in her hometown as authorities continue to track down new leads in the Blairsville woman's disappearance more than four months ago.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Flowery Branch may end up spending $75,000 to $100,000 for repairs to a portion of Spring Street that collapsed last week after overnight steady rainfall, city officials said Wednesday.
A grand jury met Tuesday to begin considering whether criminal charges should be brought against undercover drug officers involved in the Sept. 1 shooting death of a Baptist minister outside a Toccoa convenience store.