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ajc.com
Officials mull removing part of Chattahoochee bridge after drowningsofficials are considering new safety measures. To combat the problems, officia
ajc.com / Posted 4 hours ago
officials are considering new safety measures. To combat the problems, officials are considering removing beams on the Gwinnett County side of the bridge, said Bill Cox, superintendent of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Park Service: Settles Bridgesaid Bill Cox, the National Park Service superintendent responsible for the bri
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 hours ago
said Bill Cox, the National Park Service superintendent responsible for the bridge. He says the federal government – and Gwinnett County – have combined to enforce laws against climbing on the bridge --- issuing 47 citations or warnings in the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Dozens of Joe's Crab Shack restaurants abruptly closeGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United S
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United States abruptly closed without warning amidst its parent company’s bankruptcy proceedings. Calls to a location in Duluth, Georgia, went unanswered Thursday afternoon, and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
DA: Mom didn’t report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduledidn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter b
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter because of her “hectic work schedule,” the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said. The boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was convicted Thursday of sexual battery and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Dozens of Joe's Crab Shack restaurants abruptly closeGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United S
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United States abruptly closed without warning amidst its parent company’s bankruptcy proceedings. Calls to a location in Duluth, Georgia, went unanswered Thursday afternoon, and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
DA: Mom didn't report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduleGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend s
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter because of her “hectic work schedule,” the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said. The boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Dozens of Joe's Crab Shack restaurants abruptly closeGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United S
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United States abruptly closed without warning amidst its parent company’s bankruptcy proceedings. Calls to a location in Duluth, Georgia, went unanswered Thursday afternoon, and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
DA: Mom didn't report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduleGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend s
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter because of her “hectic work schedule,” the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said. The boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
DA: Mom didn't report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduleGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend s
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 hours ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter because of her “hectic work schedule,” the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said. The boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was... Read more
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ajc.com
DA: Gwinnett mom didn’t report molester due to ‘hectic' scheduleThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeThe boyfriend
ajc.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeThe boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was convicted Thursday of sexual battery and acquitted of child molestation after a three-day trial. A Gwinnett County mother didn’t tell police that her... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
DA: Mom didn’t report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduleGwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeDamylo Morrow was convicted on Thursday, Aug. 1
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Gwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeDamylo Morrow was convicted on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, of sexual battery and acquitted of child molestation after a three-day trial. A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
DA: Mom didn’t report molestation due to 'hectic' scheduleGwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeDamylo Morrow was convicted on Thursday, Aug. 1
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 hours ago
Gwinnett County Sheriff's OfficeDamylo Morrow was convicted on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, of sexual battery and acquitted of child molestation after a three-day trial. A Georgia mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett man sentenced to 30 years for statutory rapeThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Sheriff’s OfficeSergio Michae
ajc.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Sheriff’s OfficeSergio Michaelangelo Paul was sentenced to 30 years, with 20 served in prison, after being convicted of statutory rape and enticing a child for indecent purposes. A 48-year-old... Read more
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ajc.com
Legislator wants Gwinnett to know 'help is on the way’ for Ga. 316Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / AJC/JOHN SPINK / AJC Ga. 316 westbou
ajc.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / AJC/JOHN SPINK / AJC Ga. 316 westbound lanes were shut down near Harbins Road in Gwinnett County after a crash involving multiple trucks and cars on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM. Ga.... Read more
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DA: Gwinnett mom didn’t report molestation due to ‘hectic' scheduleThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Gwinnett County mother didn’t tell police t
ajc.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Gwinnett County mother didn’t tell police that her boyfriend sexually abused her 6-year-old daughter because of her “hectic work schedule,” the district attorney’s office said. The boyfriend, Damylo Morrow, was... Read more
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WALB Albany
Several arrested in "largest law enforcement operation in Monroe, Walton County history"the FBI, Monroe Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service, Georgia Bureau of Inv
WALB Albany / Posted 12 hours ago
the FBI, Monroe Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Walton County, Barrow County and Gwinnett County Sheriffs’ Offices, the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Georgia State Patrol , Georgia Department of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Several arrested in "largest law enforcement operation in Monroe, Walton County history"the FBI, Monroe Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service, Georgia Bureau of Inv
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 hours ago
the FBI, Monroe Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Walton County, Barrow County and Gwinnett County Sheriffs’ Offices, the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Georgia State Patrol , Georgia Department of... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett school closed after power outageThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ian Waldie/Getty ImagesA Gwinnett County midd
ajc.com / Posted 13 hours ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ian Waldie/Getty ImagesA Gwinnett County middle school will be closed Friday for students because of a power outage. Due to a power outage, the weekend is starting early for students at one Gwinnett County middle... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
'ISIS' van attack in Barcelona kills 13 and injures more than 100 - News Updates from CLG 17 August 2017 http://www.legitgov.org/ All links are here: http://www.legitgov.org/#breaking_news Previous edition : FBI Justice Department open civil r...'special snowflakes' on Saturday --He also compared 'nut cases tearing down mon
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
'special snowflakes' on Saturday --He also compared 'nut cases tearing down monuments' with the Islamic state --The Gwinnett County judge was suspended on Tuesday --He was the mayor of Grayson, Georgia, for more than 20 years | 15 Aug 2017 |... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett middle school closed Friday due to power outage Richards Middle School in Gwinnett County will be closed for students Friday
ajc.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Richards Middle School in Gwinnett County will be closed for students Friday due to a power outage affecting a portion of the school. The Gwinnett County school district said on Facebook that... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Power outage: No class for this one metro Atlanta school on FridayLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A power outage will mean a day off for students at one lo
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 22 hours ago
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A power outage will mean a day off for students at one local school on Friday. Gwinnett County school officials announced late Thursday that Richards Middle School would be closed to students for that day due to a power outage.... Read more
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WALB Albany
Richards Middle School closed Friday due to power outage18 due to a power outage affecting part of the building. Here is the statement
WALB Albany / Posted 23 hours ago
18 due to a power outage affecting part of the building. Here is the statement that the director of communications for Gwinnett County Public Schools released: School staff should report at their regular time. This is the only school affected... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Richards Middle School closed Friday due to power outage18 due to a power outage affecting part of the building. Here is the statement
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 hours ago
18 due to a power outage affecting part of the building. Here is the statement that the director of communications for Gwinnett County Public Schools released: School staff should report at their regular time. This is the only school affected... Read more
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ajc.com
Cobb County officer praised after helping missing elderly womanand another officer were able to stop the car and found out the driver had been
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
and another officer were able to stop the car and found out the driver had been missing since 10:30 that morning from Gwinnett County. TRENDING STORIES: The driver, a 90-year-old woman, had no idea where she was, and had not had anything to... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Cobb County officer praised after helping missing elderly womanand another officer were able to stop the car and found out the driver had been
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
and another officer were able to stop the car and found out the driver had been missing since 10:30 that morning from Gwinnett County. TRENDING STORIES: The driver, a 90-year-old woman, had no idea where she was, and had not had anything to... Read more
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ajc.com
Gridlock Guy: School bus cams, drivers critical in student safetyLt. Tony Lockard of Gwinnett County Schools Police Department shows one of the
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
Lt. Tony Lockard of Gwinnett County Schools Police Department shows one of the county’s 300 buses that have stop arm cameras. Doug Turnbull/WSB Last week, we discussed the importance of the Safety Patrol program in Georgia schools. These... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Death penalty could be sought for man police say aided in grandparents' killingGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A district attorney says he'll request the death penalty
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A district attorney says he'll request the death penalty for a man accused of murdering his girlfriend's grandparents. The prosecutor says a plea deal is on the table for now. Johnny Rider’s girlfriend is also accused in the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Local officer finds missing 90-old woman, goes above and beyond to help herno idea where she was. It turned out that neither did her family. Richardson s
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
no idea where she was. It turned out that neither did her family. Richardson soon found out that she had been missing from Gwinnett County since 10:30 a.m. She also hadn't eaten or drank anything all day. So once the woman's family was notified,... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett DA ‘likely’ to seek death in double homicide if plea rejectedDA ‘likely’ to seek death in double homicide if plea rejected The Atlanta Jour
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DA ‘likely’ to seek death in double homicide if plea rejected The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Johnny Rider (Credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office) If a 19-year-old accused of killing his girlfriend’s grandparents doesn’t take a plea... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
2nd death doesn't deter Settles Bridge jumpers11Alive News that a fresh search of records now indicates Settles Bridge was ne
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
11Alive News that a fresh search of records now indicates Settles Bridge was never a state bridge. Halsey talked to us in Gwinnett County. Moments after she successfully jumped, a Gwinnett police officer on patrol caught two of Halsey’s friends in... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Dozens of Joe's Crab Shack locations abruptly closeGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United S
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Dozens of Joe’s Crab Shack locations across the United States abruptly closed without warning amidst its parent company’s bankruptcy proceedings. The restaurant on Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth was one of the 41 locations that... Read more
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ajc.com
Child dies in 4-vehicle crash on Ga. 316 in Gwinnett; 3 others hurtThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / AJCGwinnett County police are in
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution JOHN SPINK / AJCGwinnett County police are investigating a crash involving at least four cars that occurred on Ga. 316 Thursday morning. A child has died after a four-vehicle crash on Ga. 316 near Duluth, Gwinnett... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Judge resigns after calling counter protesters 'snowflakes'after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monum
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monuments are "snowflakes" and "nut cases." Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Judge Jim Hinkle was suspended Tuesday while the court's chief judge, Kristina Hammer Blum,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Judge resigns after calling counter-protesters 'snowflakes'after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monum
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monuments are "snowflakes" and "nut cases." Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Judge Jim Hinkle was suspended Tuesday while the court's chief judge, Kristina Hammer Blum,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Judge resigns after calling counter-protesters 'snowflakes'after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monum
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
after being suspended for commenting online that opponents of Confederate monuments are "snowflakes" and "nut cases." Gwinnett County Magistrate Court Judge Jim Hinkle was suspended Tuesday while the court's chief judge, Kristina Hammer Blum,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Jim Hinkle, Georgia judge, resigns after calling anti-Confederate protesters ‘snowflakes’in Charlottesville, Virginia, and across the country for trying to remove Confe
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
in Charlottesville, Virginia, and across the country for trying to remove Confederate-era monuments has now resigned. Gwinnett County Judge Jim Hinkle, a former longtime mayor of Grayson, tendered his resignation on Wednesday, Chief Magistrate... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Gwinnett County judge resigns after comments on Charlottesville attacksA Gwinnett County judge suspended after posting comments on social media about
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
A Gwinnett County judge suspended after posting comments on social media about the attacks in Charlottesville over the weekend has resigned. Chief Magistrate Judge Kristina Hammer Blum announced the suspension of Judge James Hinkle on Tuesday,... Read more
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ajc.com
Will you see the total solar eclipse from metro Atlanta? See how far you may need to travel based on ZIP codeNE 30032 (Decatur): 65 miles NE 30083 (Stone Mountain): 59 miles NE 30294 (E
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
NE 30032 (Decatur): 65 miles NE 30083 (Stone Mountain): 59 miles NE 30294 (Ellenwood): 71 miles NE What will you see in Gwinnett County? At approximately 2:36 p.m. Aug. 21, people in Duluth and other Gwinnett cities will see a partial solar... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Man dies after jumping into river from bridgeGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A man pulled from the waters of the Chattahoochee River
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A man pulled from the waters of the Chattahoochee River after jumping from an old bridge has died. According to Tommy Rutledge with the Gwinnett Fire Department, first responders found the 21-year-old victim during a rescue... Read more
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WALB Albany
Man dies after jumping off historic bridge and drowning in Chattahoochee RiverGwinnett County firefighters responded to a report of a 21-year-old man unaccou
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Gwinnett County firefighters responded to a report of a 21-year-old man unaccounted for in the Chattahoochee River at Settles Bridge Park Wednesday evening. The man was at the river with two other friends and was jumping into the water from the old... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Man dies after jumping off historic bridge and drowning in Chattahoochee RiverGwinnett County firefighters responded to a report of a 21-year-old man unaccou
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Gwinnett County firefighters responded to a report of a 21-year-old man unaccounted for in the Chattahoochee River at Settles Bridge Park Wednesday evening. The man was at the river with two other friends and was jumping into the water from the old... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man dead after jumping from bridge while swimming with friendsGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A spokesperson for Gwinnett County tells Channel 2 Actio
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A spokesperson for Gwinnett County tells Channel 2 Action News a man who jumped off a bridge and into the water at Settle Bridge Park Wednesday afternoon has died. We first told you about this story on Channel 2 Action News at... Read more
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ajc.com
Man dies after jumping from bridge into water21-year-old who jumped from a bridge at Settles Bridge Park into the Chattahooc
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
21-year-old who jumped from a bridge at Settles Bridge Park into the Chattahoochee River and went missing later died, Gwinnett County fire officials said. His name has not been released. The man was with two friends about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett judge resigns after controversial Confederate monument postshis resignation Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Judge Kristina Hammer Blum said in
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
his resignation Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Judge Kristina Hammer Blum said in an emailed statement released through a Gwinnett County spokesman. “For 14 years, Judge Hinkle has dutifully served this court,” Blum’s statement said. “He is a... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Former NASA scientist speaks to kids about eclipse safetyalso been a tricky event for local school districts to manage - with timing and
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
also been a tricky event for local school districts to manage - with timing and safety both being carefully monitored. Gwinnett County schools are letting all of their kids go outside - with protective eyewear. The district said their first... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
1 critical after being rescued from Chattahoochee RiverGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett County rescue officials say one person is in c
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett County rescue officials say one person is in critical condition after they were pulled from the waters of the Chattahoochee River Wednesday evening. According to Tommy Rutledge with the Gwinnett Fire Department,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Gwinnett judge suspended, resigns after calling protesters 'snowflakes'Judge James Hinkle resigned from his position as part time Magistrate with the
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
Judge James Hinkle resigned from his position as part time Magistrate with the Gwinnett County Magistrate Court on Tuesday, August 16. Chief Magistrate Kristina Blum offered this statement on the incident: For 14 years, Judge Hinkle has dutifully... Read more
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ajc.com
Teen critical after jumping from bridge into waterteenager is in critical condition after jumping into water from a bridge in Suw
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
teenager is in critical condition after jumping into water from a bridge in Suwanee. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News) Gwinnett County fire officials found an 18-year-old who had been missing after jumping from a bridge into water Wednesday... Read more
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ajc.com
Gwinnett judge resigns after Confederate monument postshis resignation Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Judge Kristina Hammer Blum said in
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
his resignation Wednesday, Chief Magistrate Judge Kristina Hammer Blum said in an emailed statement released through a Gwinnett County spokesman. “For 14 years, Judge Hinkle has dutifully served this court,” Blum’s statement said. “He is a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Teen missing after jumping from bridge while swimming with friendsGWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Crews are searching for a teen who jumped off a bridge a
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Crews are searching for a teen who jumped off a bridge and into the water at Settle Bridge Park Wednesday afternoon. Channel 2’s Tony Thomas has learned the 18-year-old was playing with a group of friends when he jumped in the... Read more
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