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  1. Holiday weekend brings traffic, theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forsyth County News

    Fireworks will be in flight as independence is celebrated throughout this holiday weekend, and officials are urging residents to include safety in their plans. Drinking and driving or boating is the danger the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said it most wants to caution against through Monday, July 4. "People know they can drink some and not 'be under the influence,' but it's always a good idea not to drive if you've had any amount of alcohol," said Deputy Epifanio Rodriguez, a spokesman for the agency.

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  2. Rabid fox bites man jogging in East HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forsyth County News

    A fox recently bit a man who was jogging in East Hall, and Hall County officials were notified Wednesday the fox was rabid. Mike Ledford, director of Hall County Animal Services, said the person went to the doctor and is going to "be fine."

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  3. Church, Boy Scouts respond to abuse lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Forsyth County News

    A former Gainesville Scoutmaster and members of First Baptist Church named in a March civil lawsuit have filed responses, claiming the statute of limitations has been reached and the entities can't be sued. Royal Fleming Weaver Jr. is accused of raping Robert William Lawson III during a scouting event in 1985, according to a civil action filed in Fulton County State Court.

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  4. Dawson County officers dispute claims in citizen journalist's lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Forsyth County News

    The Dawson County Sheriff's Office officials named in a federal lawsuit in May by a Roswell citizen journalist have responded, claiming her "alleged injuries and damages were proximately caused by her intentional, criminal actions," according to court documents. Nydia Tisdale filed the complaint May 10 in U.S. District Court in Gainesville, claiming her constitutional rights were violated at a Aug. 23, 2014, political event at Burt's Farm in Dawsonville.

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  5. GBI: Suspect tried to drown trooper before being shot, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Forsyth County News

    A weekend Hall County police chase ended with a suspect killed by Georgia State Patrol as he tried to drown a trooper, authorities said. The chase , which also resulted in another being suspect being taken to jail and two other troopers being injured, began after a Ford Explorer driven by Rodrigo Guardiola, 36, of Gainesville, fled a road check at 8:25 p.m. Saturday on Ga.

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  6. Students selected for American Legion Boys StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Forsyth County News

    Earlier this month, 17 Forsyth County students were selected to attend the Boys State program at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville. The program has been in place since the 1930s and teaches students the principles of city, county and state government.

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  7. Suspect shot, killed after confrontation with state troopers in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Forsyth County News

    A suspect was shot and killed after a confrontation with Georgia State Patrol troopers Saturday night in Gainesville that resulted in injuries to three officers. All three injured officers were taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.

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  8. Shooting reported, manhunt underway in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Forsyth County News

    A Gainesville Police Department car blocks off one direction of traffic on Queen City Parkway at Industrial Boulevard during a manhunt in Gainesville on Saturday night. Queen City Parkway in Gainesville was closed Saturday at Industrial Boulevard by law enforcement officials working a crime scene and possible shooting.

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  9. 14-year-old killed in crash near Cumming identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Forsyth County News

    CUMMING A 14-year-old girl was killed and three others including a female who is pregnant were injured in a car crash near the Buford Dam Thursday evening. The single-vehicle wreck occurred at 6 p.m. Thursday on the roadway leading to Lower Pool Park off Buford Dam Road, when the driver of the 1996 Toyota Camry lost control of her vehicle, partially overturning onto the driver's side and coming back onto all four wheels before crashing, Forsyth County Sheriff's Cpl.

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  10. Gainesville man killed in North Hall wreck Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Forsyth County News

    James H. Huff, 71, was driving a 2010 Toyota Camry around 7:24 a.m. Thursday northbound on Ga. 52/Dahlonega Highway near Ga.

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  11. Evening at Olympic Park to celebrate 20 years since Olympics on Lake LanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Forsyth County News

    The world's greatest athletic competition came to Georgia 20 years ago, and many in Gainesville still remember the events. A nostalgic evening remembering the 1996 Olympic Games, when the world came to Lake Lanier, will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at "Rio on the Water: Renewal of the Olympic Spirit" at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

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  12. Hotel, restaurant, apartments on busy Gainesville planning agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Forsyth County News

    Gainesville's residential and commercial growth continues to surge, judging by items under consideration Tuesday night by the the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board. The board will consider proposals for a new Golden Corral restaurant, a Marriott hotel off Flat Creek and a 110-unit active adult community.

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  13. Police: Man charged with breaking into Gainesville police headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Forsyth County News

    A man is accused of breaking two doors and two windows early Sunday morning to get into the Gainesville Police Department, according to authorities. Samuel Espejel-Sanchez, 32, is accused of climbing over a fence and breaking windows and doors to get inside, causing hundreds of dollars in damage, police said.

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  14. Children's choir from Uganda inspires othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Forsyth County News

    The Esangalo Children's Choir will wrap up its Hope Awakens Tour with a performance at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 19, at Northside Church in Gainesville. It is the last show in a 60-performance tour through Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.

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  15. Atlanta Street slaying remains a mystery a year laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Forsyth County News

    Edwin Smith talks about Phil Smith's baseball abilities outside of his Atlanta Street Apartment residence Friday. Phil Smith, who graduated from Gainesville High School and played on the 1978 state championship baseball team, was killed last year at the apartment complex, and no charges have been filed almost a year after the incident occurred.

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  16. 3 children died, 4 others injured in Saturday wreck in South HallRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Forsyth County News

    Three children were killed in a two-vehicle wreck that injured four others Saturday morning at Belmont Highway/Ga. 332 and Talmo Road in South Hall near the Jackson County line.

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  17. Lanier Technical College celebrates 50 years educating the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Forsyth County News

    FORSYTH COUNTY Lanier Technical College hosts its share of banquets and events for groups throughout the community at the Forsyth Conference Center, but on Thursday night the celebrations shined solely on them. The six-campus college held a gala to honor the school's 50th anniversary, welcoming past presidents, business and industry partners and former and current staff and students.

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  18. Atlanta Highway Seafood Market earns high praise for fried shrimp po boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Forsyth County News

    Atlanta Highway Seafood Market in Gainesville has been awarded the 2016-17 "100 Plates Locals Love" distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division for its fried shrimp po boy. The sandwich includes fried shrimp topped with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise, according to Atlanta Highway Seafood Market's menu on its website .

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  19. Authorities: Gainesville man accused of raping 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Forsyth County News

    A Gainesville man is accused of picking up a 15-year-old girl in his vehicle and sexually assaulting her six months ago, according to authorities. Dustin Roger McConnell, 21, was indicted May 17 on charges of rape, child molestation and enticement of minor, among other charges.

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  20. Woman found dead in Lake Lanier identified as missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Forsyth County News

    The woman found dead Saturday in Lake Lanier has been identified as Lizeth Ruby Ruiz, who went missing May 18 at Lanier Point Park. The Gainesville Police Department said in a news release that an autopsy found that Ruiz, a 23-year-old Gainesville woman, died of an accidental drowning.

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