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Gainesville area leads Georgia for most Memorial Day weekend BUIs
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released statistics on boating incidents for the Memorial Day Weekend and the Gainesville area has seen the most Boating Under the Influence incidents of any major waterway in the state.
10:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500
Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals _ and his fuel tank _ for a stunning victory Sunday in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500
5:50PM ( 11 hours ago )
Braselton hospital first in state for StormReady certification
The Braselton campus of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been designated with the StormReady certification from the National Weather Service.
1:30PM ( 15 hours ago )
City of Oakwood prepares for widening of Old Oakwood Road
The city of Oakwood is planning to widen a portion of Old Oakwood Road to improve traffic operations along the commercial corridor.
10:30AM ( 18 hours ago )
Two injured in Saturday wreck on Queen City Parkway
Two people were taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Saturday afternoon following a wreck on Queen City Parkway.
10:06AM ( 19 hours ago )
New pier to be built at Sims Lake Park in Suwanee
Officials in Suwanee have given approval for a new pier to be built at Sims Lake Park.
7:00AM ( 22 hours ago )
Four sites in North Hall included on this year's Georgia Mountains Farm Tour
Four places in North Hall are included on the 5th Annual Georgia Mountains Farm Tour which is coming up in late June.
9:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Bat count in Georgia shrinks as white-nose syndrome spreads into state; Dawson, Rabun among affected counties
The disease that has killed more than 6 million bats in North America hasn’t spared Georgia.
6:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Gainesville to host open house at wastewater treatment plant
The Gainesville Water Resources Department is holding an open house tour at the Linwood Wastewater Treatment Plant Friday at 11:00.
3:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Bombings in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 20
A wave of bombings has targeted commercial areas in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, killing at least 20 people
4:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
Attacks in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 20
A wave of attacks has targeted commercial areas in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, at least 20 people
4:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
Attacks in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 17
A wave of attacks has targeted commercial areas in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, at least 17 people
3:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Truex’s luck turns with dominating win In Coca-Cola 600
CONCORD, NC - The heartbreak kid survived 600 miles without another broken heart. Instead, Martin Truex, Jr. broke records in Sunday night’s victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a race in which the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota set new standards for domination.
12:41AM ( 4 hours ago )
Dietrich hits HR, drives in 4 as Marlins beat Braves
Derek Dietrich hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and drove in four runs before being hit on the back of his head by a foul ball hit into his dugout, and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta 7-3 on Sunday to avoid being swept by the last-place Braves for the second time this season.
12:22AM ( 4 hours ago )
Bulldogs eliminated, McCoy still alive at NCAAs
The No. 6-ranked Georgia men’s golf team was eliminated from the NCAA Championships on Sunday, but senior and former Habersham Central standout Lee McCoy remained in the hunt for national medalist honors.
9:28PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Military veteran finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA
Tom Alligood knows all about the bad press that suggests the nation isn't properly caring for its veterans
3:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU
Gibraltar's chief minister says if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government
5:34PM ( 11 hours ago )
Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president
The Libertarian Party has nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate just as it did in 2012
5:04PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Martin Truex Jr. dominates NASCAR race in Charlotte
Martin Truex Jr. led a Sprint Cup-record 588 of 600 miles to win the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night
11:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. dominates to win Coca-Cola 600
Martin Truex Jr. has won the Coca-Cola 600, dominating the long NASCAR race in a record-setting fashion
10:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
Jubilant Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win
Jubilant Lewis Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win
9:34PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
In what spirit should people observe Memorial Day?
With somberness and respect for the sacrifice of those who lost their lives serving the country.
With celebration and joy for the freedoms we have because of the sacrifice.
A little of both.
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Racers double up in Summit ET races at Atlanta Dragway
Saturday was a day of doubles at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, as drivers and fans came out for double Summit ET racing action.
By Jerry Towns
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )