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Life in Motion: Seasons end - Now Habersham David Shalikashvili walks his daughter Alexandra off of the high school volleyball court for the last time. This bittersweet father-daughter moment followed the Lady Raiders' 3-0 loss in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA State Volleyball Championship on Saturday, October 19, in Acworth.

Atlanta police search for minivan's driver after road-rage shooting Soon after, the Caravan's driver fired multiple gunshots at the couple's car while on the Downtown Connector, hitting Britney's car in the process. "One of those could have hit me or my child, and it definitely could have went a much different way," she told Channel 2.

Northeast Georgia Health System shields patients from financial fallout after contract lapses - Now Habersham With a contract impasse in its third week, a Gainesville-based health system is spending millions of dollars so that thousands of patients are not having to pay more when visiting the system's doctors and hospitals. Northeast Georgia Health System's contract with Anthem ended Sept.

Forsyth girls flag football league begins with scrimmages It didn't take long for potential stars to begin showing themselves at Monday night's girls flag football jamboree at West Forsyth High School.

SEC investigates Atlanta’s use of airport revenue, financial reports Kevin LaCroix, a securities attorney and executive vice president at RT ProExec, said the subpoena suggests the commission is targeting potential revenue diversion and the accuracy of the city's financial reports to investors.

Foster suffers leg injury Kennesaw State running back, Isaac Foster suffered a severe left leg injury in the third quarter in Saturday's game against Presbyterian. The Owls went on to win the game 55-10.

Georgia high school student battling cancer has setback after heartwarming prom story Ever since his cancer diagnosis in April, Chase McDaniel’s selflessness has been inspirational…

Atlanta Hawks NBA 2K League affiliate talks esports at Lambert There was a lot of curiosity in a crowded Lambert High School library on Thursday afternoon. The Atlanta Hawks' esports team, Hawks Talon GC, part of the NBA's venture in the world of competitive NBA 2K, was hosting a panel on the world of esports.

Football: What we learned after Week 9 The road to a Region 5-7A title still goes through Milton. For those thinking Milton peaked last year, think again. The Eagles managed to shut down South Forsyth, one of the top offenses in Class 7A, on Friday, holding South to just one score and limiting the War Eagles' offense to just over 200 yards.

Severe weather possible Monday night and Tuesday morning - Now Habersham Local and state officials are advising we could see some severe weather overnight across North Georgia. Forecasters say scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon and evening. Isolated storms could be locally severe with damaging winds the primary concern.

JUST IN: 2 suspects lead police on chase in SW Atlanta, ending in crash A police chase in southwest Atlanta ended with two suspects in custody and multiple vehicles damaged…

Chattooga County Teachers of the Year Recognized The Chattooga County Board of Education recognized the 2020-2021 Teachers of the Year for the district at the October meeting. Each year the staff at the each school votes for a colleague they feel has gone above and beyond in the classroom to be honored as Teacher of the Year.

Atlanta to Charlotte in 2 hours 6 minutes? Trains along that route could travel between Atlanta and Charlotte in as little as two hours and six minutes or as much as two hours and 44 minutes. It would serve up to 6.3 million passengers a year by 2050. The Greenfield route would cost $6.2 billion to $8.4 billion to build - about midway between the cost estimates for the other routes.

Homer man charged with assaulting woman at area park - Now Habersham On Friday at River Forks Park. McCormick and the victim, a 21-year-old woman, were in a relationship. McCormick refused to allow the victim to leave a public restroom at the park on three occasions by pulling her back inside. While holding a knife, he told the victim he would kill her and then himself.

Here’s how you can get free Dunkin’ coffee in Cumming for a year The new Dunkin' in downtown Cumming is ready to open, and it wants to give away free coffee to celebrate. Dunkin', formerly known as Dunkin' Donuts, announced on Monday it will give free coffee for a year to the first 100 guests when its new location at 116 Canton Highway opens on Thursday, Oct.

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COLUMN: Is Georgia headed for a Kelly Gissendaner Execution Redux? And then there's DNA testing. Attorneys for Cromartie say testing would show Cromartie did not pull the trigger and sought post-conviction DNA testing in September of this year with the support of the victim's daughter, but the trial court denied the request.

Local actors to portray residents of Old Clarkesville Cemetery - Now Habersham The scripts are polished and rehearsals are going well for the upcoming History among the Hemlocks event set for Oct. 25-26 at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery.

Forsyth County Kitchen Inspections: Steak ‘n Shake, school cafeterias and more Listed below are all the food service establishments inspected October 14-18 by the Forsyth County Environmental Health Department. Foodservice establishments scored to earn a letter grade that corresponds with their score percent: "A", "B", "C", "U" 69 and below.

Teacher of the year at Douglas County middle school dies in car wreck Earlier this month, the Douglas County community was celebrating Priscilla Marshall on being selecte…

WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Sunshine burns off fog ahead of next round of storms A few showers could stick around by the time kids line up at the bus stops, he said. Some spots could pick up another half-inch of rain or more by the time all is said and done, adding to the 1.3 inches of rain that fell in Atlanta on Saturday.

Habersham County arrest report - Now Habersham Here's the latest arrest report from the Habersham County Sheriff's Office. The arrest records available through this website are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Former Corrections Officer at Hays State Prison, has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into prison Voltaire Peter Pierre, a former corrections officer at Hays State Prison, has pleaded guilty to smuggling methamphetamine, crack cocaine, and marijuana past prison security and into the hands of inmates in exchange for payments.

Traffic pacing, lane closures set for Perimeter area Tuesday-Thursday, flagging is scheduled for one right lane of southbound Lake Forrest Drive from Allen Road to Northwood Drive. Other activity is set for 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.. Monday-Wednesday, closures: Two left lanes of westbound I-285 from Peachtree Dunwoody Road to Ga.

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