Hands-Free Law Clarification 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018- 8:38 a.m. 
STAFF REPORTS
 
 

After the release of what all is involved in the new Hands-Free law that will take effect on July 1, some drivers were left with questions. 
 
A post making the rounds on social media about the new law references to not being able to stream music while driving which left some drivers confused.  
 
According to a press release by Rep. John Carson of Marietta, motorists can stream music while driving, but they cannot change the music or watch a video while operating a motor vehicle. 
 
If pulled over for violating this law, fines can reach up to $150 and three points on your license. 
 
An Acworth woman is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another person in Acworth.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will continue work on SR 1/ US 27 in Chattooga County sealing cracks in the roadway.
40-year old James Kyle Clark is facing a long list of charges after police recover over two ounces of methamphetamine a quantity of marijuana, several unlawful pills, and an AK-style rifle.
A man arrested late last week is facing additional charges, a woman is charged with identity fraud and a man is charged with criminal damage to property.
One person was airlifted to the hospital following a three-vehicle wreck on Martha Berry Highway at around 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Eight Floyd County schools beat the odds in 2018, performing better than statistically expected on the College and Career Ready Performance Index.
Fortunately, the driver was unhurt.
No one was injured in a duplex fire at 4 Crossridge Drive behind Midway School in Silver Creek Monday morning.
Gas prices in Georgia have declined for the ninth consecutive week, for a total discount of 62 cents.
Two men are arrested for credit card fraud in separate incidents, a man is charged with criminal damage to property, another man allegedly fought officers, and police make several drug arrests.