Tue., February 24, 2015 1:31pm
School system closures are being issued ahead of Wednesday's winter storm. Snow has coated north Georgia highways making driving conditions hazardous, while rain made roads slick.
Fri., September 19, 2014 3:35pm
Five years ago this week, much of North Georgia and parts of metro Atlanta were covered with several feet of water. Governor Sunny Perdue declared 23 counties disaster areas, declaring states of emergency in 17 of those counties. Perhaps hardest hit was Clarkdale Elementary School in Austell. Jay Dillon recalls the floods ripping through the school like a saw.
Fri., May 23, 2014 12:59pm
To honor veterans who physically can’t make it up to Washington, D.C., some American Legion groups have brought a scale model of the Vietnam War Memorial to north Georgia for Memorial Day Weekend. American Legion groups spent $10,000 to exhibit the 380 foot long wall featuring the names of all those who died in the conflict.
Fri., September 6, 2013 8:00am
The president of one of Georgia's largest teachers unions is on the campaign trail. But she's not running for office. Calvine Rollins of the Georgia Educators Association is traveling to different parts of the state urging lawmakers to restore state funding for 180 days of school.
Wed., January 16, 2013 6:37am
Much of north Georgia was under a flood watch as forecasters warned of the potential for freezing rain and some snow later in the week. The National Weather Service said rain is expected to mix with and change over to snow or a snow/sleet mix across parts of north Georgia Thursday. Forecasters said there was the potential for light snow accumulations across parts of north Georgia.
Tue., March 27, 2012 9:38am
A North Georgia judge is resigning amid an ethics investigation into whether she improperly sought to help a man who was convicted of methamphetamine trafficking.An order posted Tuesday by the Judicial Qualifications Commission says Enotah Superior Court Judge Lynn Alderman will resign on Friday.
Mon., February 13, 2012 12:25pm
The national Weather Service was predicting snow in North Georgia late Monday night. There's a weather advisory for nine counties from midnight until ten A.M. tomorrow. Meteorologist Steven Nelson advises cautious driving.
Wed., December 28, 2011 12:57pm
An outgoing member of Georgia's Department of Natural Resources board is taking aim at Governor Nathan Deal. Deal chose not to re-appoint Newnan insurance agent Warren Budd to another term on the board overseeing environmental protection. Budd says, insiders told him it's because he's in synch with environmental groups on some issues.