Wednesday May 24th, 2017 12:11AM
Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority
Even before Monday's suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area in and around Wrigley Field safer
8:26PM ( 3 hours ago )
Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military
Trump administration sends Congress $4.1 trillion spending plan featuring deep cuts in safety net programs
5:12PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gwinnett gang leader sentenced for extortion, Suwanee man awaits sentencing
A Gwinnett County gang leader has been sentenced — and a Suwanee man awaits sentencing — in an extortion scheme that targeted business owners in the Korean-American community.
11:53AM ( 12 hours ago )
GSP reports Toccoa woman was victim of fatal Habersham crash
Monday afternoon’s two-vehicle wreck on Ga. 365 in Habersham County claimed the life of a Toccoa woman.
11:11AM ( 12 hours ago )
UPDATE: Student set fire in elementary school bathroom
Investigators with Hall County Fire Services said a small fire in a bathroom at Mt. Vernon Elementary School in North Hall County was intentionally set.
10:20AM ( 13 hours ago )
PHOTOS: Officials, future students cut the ribbon on Mundy Mill Academy
Hundreds turned out Tuesday morning to see the new school building and ribbon cutting at the new Mundy Mill Academy.
9:53AM ( 14 hours ago )
Hall County School Board okays tentative budget for FY'18
The Hall County Board of Education has approved a tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year, and board members have set three public comment meetings for next month
1:59PM ( 10 hours ago )
Habersham officials release details of police activity on Habersham Mills Road
A reported domestic dispute with possible barricaded person resulted in activation of the Habersham Special Response team early Tuesday.
12:31PM ( 11 hours ago )
New Gainesville CVB Director moves over from Main Street position
​The City of Gainesville's new Convention and Visitors' Bureau Director is very familiar with the city.
11:07AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4
Dynamic Duo: Irving scores 42, LeBron 34 as Cavaliers down Celtics 112-99 in Game 4.
11:46PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer
Fox News' Sean Hannity says he'll stop talking about a conspiracy theory involving a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer and leaks of DNC emails
11:26PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7
Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals
11:20PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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State golf: Red Elephants have record-day in AAAAAA championships
On any other day, against any other field, in any other classification, the Gainesville boys golf team surely would have captured their eighth state title in program history...
7:30AM ( 7 hours from now )
State golf roundup: White County's Craig finishes as low medalist; Union girls 2nd
White County's Caroline Craig did not get to finish both rounds of the Class AAAA girls golf championship match -- but her 18-hole performance was pretty special.
11:55PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Braves say false alarm caused by equipment malfunction
The Atlanta Braves said an equipment malfunction was the source of confusion in the top of the third inning Tuesday night when an emergency alarm sounded in the ballpark and a disturbing message was posted on the scoreboard.
11:29PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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The Latest: Some of Trump's GOP allies slam budget plan
President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget plan is drawing rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for its politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of other domestic programs
10:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
Landslide on California highway part of $1 billion in damage
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage.
10:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
Clinton: Trump budget shows 'unimaginable' cruelty
Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump's budget plan shows an "unimaginable level of cruelty" for millions of Americans
10:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack
Survivors recount horror of suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert
9:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
Alcoholics Anonymous sues for return of 12-step manuscript
Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the Twelve Step program of recovery from alcoholism
8:23PM ( 3 hours ago )
Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon
The Danger Zone may be getting old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to "Top Gun" is a sure thing and should start shooting soon.
7:58PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Where do you stand on the President's $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in a decade while protecting Social Security and Medicare?
It seems just about right.
The numbers look good, but the distribution is questionable.
There are too many cuts.
There are not enough cuts.
Honestly, I don't know enough about it to weigh in.
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Aric Almirola to miss 8-12 weeks due to back injury
Aric Almirola is likely to miss 8-12 weeks as he recuperates from a broken back suffered in a crash last Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, possibly knocking his team out of contention for the 2017 championship battle.
By Pete McCole
2:49PM ( 4 days ago )