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Wednesday August 16th, 2017 9:10AM
Feds award Georgia $2.3M to boost health centers
​More than 30 health centers in Georgia will get a piece of a $2.3 million federal grant to help improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of health care in the communities they serve.
6:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
Dawsonville Highway intersection named to honor fallen peace officer
A tragedy that shook small-town Gainesville nearly 45-years ago came full circle Tuesday evening as State Representative Lee Hawkins of Gainesville read House Resolution 25 at the Gainesville City Council meeting.
8:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
Marchers take to Gainesville streets
A call for "Unity and Equality"
8:39PM ( 12 hours ago )
Plane makes emergency landing on U.S. 441 in Jackson County, no injuries reported
A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. 441 Tuesday afternoon in Jackson County, resulting in no injuries, officials confirmed.
4:19PM ( 16 hours ago )
GBI announces commercial gambling raids in Northeast Georgia
Multiple arrests are pending after simultaneous, coordinated raids at four businesses in Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe counties Tuesday morning, according to the GBI.
2:30PM ( 18 hours ago )
Woodstock man charged with DUI after crash into Dahlonega restaurant
​A Woodstock man has been charged with DUI drugs in connection with a nine-vehicle pile-up that ended with a work truck smashing into a restaurant in Dahlonega Monday afternoon.
1:07PM ( 20 hours ago )
Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues
Deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, accelerates removal of Confederate statues
4:17PM ( 16 hours ago )
Forsyth County Commissioner Swope resigns, new job limits public service
​Forsyth County District 2 Commissioner and Vice Chairman Rick Swope has announced his resignation from the post, effective at noon Tuesday.
2:42PM ( 18 hours ago )
Hall County School Board counters Charlottesville protests with funding for 'all that unites us'
The Hall County School District is looking to turn the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend into a "teachable moment," approving $3,400 in funding so that each school in the district can incentivize "all that unites us."
1:03PM ( 20 hours ago )
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New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port
Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare
8:58AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore
Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there
8:40AM ( 29 minutes ago )
China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
China urges the U.S. and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff
8:29AM ( 39 minutes ago )
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2017 football preview: Northeast Georgia stars set to light up Friday nights
Every season high school football fans thrill to watch the exploits of the area's top players -- and this year should be no different. The talent pool is once again overflowing, meaning some exciting Friday nights await us over the next few months.
8:19AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Softball: North Hall edges GAC; Chestatee, East Hall, Stephens, Buford each victorious
The North Hall softball team pulled ahead late and held on for a 3-2 win over Greater Atlanta Christian on Tuesday in Gainesville...
7:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Volleyball: North Hall notches victories over JHS, GHS; East Hall, Branch win
North Hall volleyball claimed two victories on Tuesday in Oakwood, defeated Johnson 25-12, 25-18 and Gainesville 18-25, 25-17, 25-17. Gainesville also defeated Johnson in the other match of the night, 27-25, 25-18...
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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US home construction slumped in July
US housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July as apartment construction plunged
8:34AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Global stocks higher as North Korean tensions ease further
Global stock markets are mostly higher after Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions
8:20AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Ryanair files complaint with EU after Air Berlin bankruptcy
Irish budget airline Ryanair has filed a complaint with European Union competition authorities after Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy protection and then got a 150 million euro ($177 million) government loan
8:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Daniel Craig delays specter of retirement as James Bond
British actor Daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond again
8:20AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond
Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond
7:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel 'Tag Along 2'
Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in "The Tag Along 2," a sequel to the 2015 hit that's loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan
7:12AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Preece charges late to Whelen Mod win at Thompson
The wave of momentum for Ryan Preece continued on Wednesday night at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Preece charged to the front of the 28th Annual Bud “King of Beers” 150 for his second straight...
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