Fri., April 12, 2013 9:00am
Police in Georgia say that when a gunman took four firefighters hostage in his home, his demands became unreasonable and negotiations were going nowhere, so officers stormed the house. Authorities on Thursday provided new details on Wednesday's hostage-taking north of Atlanta.
Thu., April 11, 2013 6:31am
Five suburban Atlanta firefighters who were held hostage after responding to a report of a medical emergency are in good condition following a police raid that left the suspected gunman dead.
Wed., December 12, 2012 1:00pm
The Gwinnett County Commission on Tuesday approved a deal to buy the site of Fort Daniel, a frontier outpost that protected settlers during the War of 1812.
Tue., August 28, 2012 11:02am
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday that it will accept applications for loan assistance for Georgia enterprises in 12 counties affected by the drought. The aid program targets farm-related and other entities not covered by aid from the Department of Agriculture.
Wed., August 15, 2012 12:00pm
A board overseeing several libraries in suburban Atlanta has voted against an idea to raise money by placing advertising on bookmarks.
Wed., June 6, 2012 9:30am
Controversy over whether to limit Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville to general aviation flights has divided Gwinnett County for three years. Commissioners Tuesday rejected a proposal to bring commercial flights to the airport.
Wed., May 23, 2012 6:45am
Residents of Atlanta's northeast suburbs packed a public meeting Tuesday night and urged county commissioners to make a decision one way or another on a proposal to add commercial flights to an airport in Lawrenceville.
Fri., May 11, 2012 10:00am
Aviation executives involved in talks about bringing passenger jets to a suburban Atlanta airport confirmed Thursday they would partner with a European airport firm if plans for commercial flights are approved.
Wed., April 25, 2012 9:30am
Some residents at a Tuesday meeting expressed worries about noise and fears that commercial flights would lead to lower property values. But several business owners and residents said the promise of jobs and economic prosperity made the venture worth exploring.
Mon., March 19, 2012 2:34pm
Gwinnett County police are still investigating the theft of two computers at the headquarters of Georgia OB/Gyn Society in Suwannee over the weekend. Thieves stole two computers containing records of nearly 1,000 doctors who belong to the association.