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Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

The unemployment rate hit 8.0 in the metro; 7.1 in Gwinnett.
Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Fantasy Magic World turned the former Belk store space at Gwinnett Place Mall into an amusement venue, but has closed and rides are gone.
Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Gwinnett Man Faces Meth Charges in Barrow County

Gwinnett Man Faces Meth Charges in Barrow County

He allegedly had 10 ounces of crystal methamphetamine on him when arrested in a Home Depot parking lot.
Police: Suspects Dropped 20-Pound Rocks Onto Cars from I-985 Overpass

Police: Suspects Dropped 20-Pound Rocks Onto Cars from I-985 Overpass

2 of the 4 have been arrested; police have warrants out for the other 2.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Buford, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Buford, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
New Owner Expands Local FASTSIGNS in Duluth, Buford

New Owner Expands Local FASTSIGNS in Duluth, Buford

The Duluth location was the chain’s first in metro Atlanta 20 years ago
Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

It was several minutes before he realized he wasn’t getting any money from the Lilburn bank.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
High School Football 2014: Gwinnett County Schedules

High School Football 2014: Gwinnett County Schedules

Are you ready for some football? Our hometown heroes hit the field this weekend.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

The student body includes about 3,700 new students.
Ga. Deputies Seize $2.2 Million in Opium Sent Via Mail

Ga. Deputies Seize $2.2 Million in Opium Sent Via Mail

When package of drugs from Laos arrived in Auburn, authorities were there to make the bust.
Free Health Fair on Lawn at Sugar Hill City Hall

Free Health Fair on Lawn at Sugar Hill City Hall

The event is scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
Here's How to Post on the New Patch

Here's How to Post on the New Patch

Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Patch again.
BBB Warns Quack Products Prey on Ebola Fears

BBB Warns Quack Products Prey on Ebola Fears

News about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus is frightening. Even as our hearts go out to victims, we worry: Where else will it strike?
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
Buford Restaurant Scores: Tacos Mexico, Main Street Cafe and More

Buford Restaurant Scores: Tacos Mexico, Main Street Cafe and More

The most recent restaurant inspection results in Buford reported by the county health department.
Auditions for

Auditions for "Shrek the Musical" (6th - 12th grade)

6th - 12th grade students can audition for Forefront Arts Young Actors Ensemble's production of "Shrek the Musical"