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. 
 
A 17-year old is facing an obstruction charge while a Cartersville man
Two Bartow County Deputies and a Georgia State Patrol trooper bore witness to two people in a heated argument and decided to step in.
An Acworth man was arrested at his residence after an alleged domestic dispute.
Numerous Halloween candy bags are missing after a reported theft at a Dollar General in Summerville.
A student was run over at a Gordon County School Monday by a truck that shifted out of gear.
Multiple people are in the Floyd County Jail on various charges including possession and Simple Battery.
The Gordon County School Board has voted to allow an armed employee at each of the county's high schools.
AAA is reporting a 4 cent decrease in the state average just before Labor Day Weekend.
A Centre woman was reportedly intoxicated when she wrecked into the Fishin' Hole restaurant in Cherokee County, Alabama.
A woman was found screaming and making threats while on a property that was not hers and was not invited to.