Thursday October 19th, 2017 1:40AM
Gwinnett County employee suspended for racial slur
"It's not like he killed somebody or or did a greater crime."
11:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
Habersham County Detention Center employee charged with smuggling drugs to inmates
An employee at the Habersham County Detention Center has been charged with smuggling illegal narcotics into the detention center for two inmates.
6:55PM ( 6 hours ago )
GSP invites community to Oct. 23 event at Gainesville post
The Georgia State Patrol is opening up its headquarters building on Cleveland Highway in Gainesville on Monday, Oct. 23 for a special community event.
5:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Lanier Republican Assembly weighs in on regional, state, local issues
​The Lanier Republican Assembly released its positions on three topics this week, including a U.S. Senate race in Alabama, the film industry in Georgia and a meeting held by Hall County Commissioners in Augusta.
2:42PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville man arrested for allegedly molesting child over two year span
A Gainesville man is facing a list of charges for allegedly molesting a child over a span of two years.
12:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
Judge: Voters can register until 30 days before federal elections in Georgia
A federal judge says Georgia cannot close voter registration for any federal election, including runoff contests, more than 30 days before the election.
6:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
Record highs for major US stock indexes; Dow passes 23,000
A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time
5:54PM ( 7 hours ago )
Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy
The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem
5:42PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial
A white former Oklahoma police officer has been convicted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend.
1:01AM ( 38 minutes ago )
The Latest: Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma cop of manslaughter
A white former Oklahoma police officer has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in his fourth trial for the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend.
12:51AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1
Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series
12:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Softball: Playoff roundup: Buford, Banks County, advance; East Hall, Stephens County, Jefferson split; Commerce falls
Buford swept into the Class AAAAA Elite 8 and Banks County advanced into the Class AA Elite 8 while Stephens County and Jefferson in Class AAAA and East Hall in Class AAA all will have to go to deciding game threes on Thursday in state softball playoffs on Wednesday...
10:31PM ( 3 hours ago )
Georgia, Alabama duos stand out at SEC's midseason point
The Southeastern Conference has produced upsets, letdowns, blowouts and frantic finishes — and it's only the midway point of the season...
10:24PM ( 3 hours ago )
Schroder, rebuilding Hawks stun Mavs in season-opener
Dennis Schroder scored 28 points in his first game as the front man for Atlanta and the rebuilding Hawks spoiled rookie Dennis Smith Jr.'s solid Dallas debut, beating the Mavericks 117-111 in the opener Wednesday night...
10:13PM ( 3 hours ago )
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5 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress
Much of it will be held behind closed doors, but journalists and academics _ and more than a billion Chinese citizens _ will be closely watching for hints signaling change at the congress of China's ruling Communist Party
1:08AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Japan trade surplus leaps on strong exports to rest of Asia
Japan trade surplus leaps on strong exports of cars, machinery to rest of Asia, US
11:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control
China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader
11:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show
Country singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of handing out awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show
11:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died
Gord Downie, the revered lead singer and songwriter of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died
8:14PM ( 5 hours ago )
Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby
An appeals court has rejected an attempt to revive a Massachusetts defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who says he raped her in a Detroit hotel decades ago
7:56PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Dozens of U.S. cities are battling to become the location of Amazon's second headquarters. Are the tax breaks and other incentives worth the company's promise of a $5 billion investment and 50,000 jobs over the next 15 years?
It really depends on the financial health of the city.
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Parker Kligerman triumphs with Talladega Truck win
The massive wreck in turn 1 that gobbled up a pack of trucks in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway spared a part-time driver with one win on his career resume and a lower-budget team fighting for the final spot...
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
5:30PM ( 4 days ago )
Gas prices decreasing in Georgia
The average gas price in Georgia has decreased more than 30 cents over the past month.
7:50AM ( 2 days ago )