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Thursday May 5th, 2016 7:59PM
Old-time plowing demonstration set Saturday near Helen
Motorists driving south of Helen last week might have noticed some activity along the roadway at historic Hardman Farm: Dr. Scott Hancock of Nacoochee Valley Farm using a three-horse team and a chisel-plow to break up the compacted soil prior to planting of an heirloom variety of dent corn.
7:43PM ( 15 minutes ago )
House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump
House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not yet ready to back Donald Trump as the GOP nominee
7:02PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Deputies setup perimeter in search for South Hall suspect
Deputies, at last report, were setting up a perimeter near Spout Springs Road in the search for an armed suspect.
4:49PM ( 3 hours ago )
Cargill employees to lose jobs in business acquisition
A new business agreement will bring about job cuts for workers at the Cargill plant in Gainesville.
2:15PM ( 5 hours ago )
65th annual National Day of Prayer invokes America to ‘Wake up!’
A smattering of cold rain droplets penetrated the arboreal canopy overhead, but that would not dampen or chill the zeal of hundreds who gathered during the noon hour Thursday on the Gainesville Square to participate in the National Day of Prayer.
1:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
Lanier Tech launches Video game development program
Lanier Technical College launched its new game development program Wednesday with the help of Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
12:17PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Georgia pastor charged with stealing $250,000 from church
The former pastor of a historic church in Savannah, Georgia, has been indicted on charges that he stole more than $250,000 in tithes and offerings from church members over the course of a decade
4:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Woman walking on railroad tracks killed by train in Athens
Police in Athens say a woman is dead after being struck by a train.
1:01PM ( 6 hours ago )
Company says up to 95 layoffs planned at Augusta paper plant
A paper company that makes newsprint in Augusta says it plans to reduce its capacity by nearly half, resulting in layoffs for as many as 95 employees
12:04PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl
Details of the final moments of an 11-year-old girl found slain on a reservation in New Mexico have emerged through court documents
7:40PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size
A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials said Thursday they would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north, including 8,000 by air
7:27PM ( 30 minutes ago )
AP Source: Clinton aide interviewed in email investigation
A person familiar with the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server says the FBI has interviewed top aide Huma Abedin
7:14PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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Baseball: No. 1 Locust Grove rallies past North Hall in Game 3
A disastrous seventh inning undid a tremendous six-inning effort by Drew Atha as North Hall fell 7-3 to No. 1 Locust Grove Thursday in Game 3 of their best-of-three Class AAAA second round series.
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Baseball: Panthers rout Appling Co. to move into AAA quarterfinals
Jackson County pounded out 12 hits en route to a 14-1, five inning win over Appling County Thursday in Game 3 of both teams Class AAA second round playoff series.
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Track & Field: Gearing wins race to reach state championships, gunning for final glory
Whether it proves a fairytale or not there is no doubt that Jenna Gearing will forever remember her last trip top Albany...
5:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died
Former Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, one of the first GOP incumbents ousted in a national wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died
7:10PM ( 47 minutes ago )
NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law
North Carolina's prized public universities risk losing more than $1.4 billion a year in federal funds if Republican state lawmakers don't reverse a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people
6:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
Q&A: How Michigan lawmakers differ on Detroit school revamp
The fate of Detroit's debt-ridden school district rests with the Michigan Legislature, where lawmakers have passed widely different restructuring plans and have just six weeks to resolve their differences before a summer adjournment
6:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Russian orchestra plays in Palmyra ruins as strikes kill 28
A renowned Russian conductor leads a triumphant concert in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp kills at least 28 people, including many children
7:07PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos
Donald Trump's social media post marking Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral, spawning criticism from some Latino groups who found it offensive and pandering
6:58PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor for libel over Prince post
Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with illegal drugs
6:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Cindric wins in his K&N Pro Series East debut at VIR
Austin Cindric had the dream NASCAR K&N Pro Series East debut at Virginia International Raceway. The 17-year-old muscled his way to victory over a charging Justin Haley to capture the checkered flag at the 2.250-mile road course and his first NASCAR victory.
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4:00PM ( 3 days ago )