Thursday July 28th, 2016 10:08PM
LISTEN: Local Democratic insider gives his take on the DNC, Democratic party
This week, the Afternoon News Wrap called on Gabriel Shippy, an official with the Hall Co. Democratic Party, Young Democrats of Hall Co. and Young Democrats of Ga., who shared his opinion on the DNC and the party's outlook heading toward the November elections.
9:43PM ( 25 minutes ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning'
Hours of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion have led to this. Now it's time to hear from Hillary Clinton
9:41PM ( 26 minutes ago )
UPDATE: Authorities charge Lula man they believe intentionally crashed car into Hall jail
​A Lula man was being treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail.
6:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
Former Hall commission candidate and wife fatally shot
​Hall County authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of a former Hall County Commission candidate and his wife.
3:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
'Extreme' drought conditions persist in parts of Georgia, move into part of Hall County
Extreme drought conditions are persisting in large parts of north Georgia and a portion of Hall County is now included.
3:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Gainesville ready to begin work on "the moat," streets that make up the perimeter around the downtown square
Gainesville City Council members learned Thursday morning that the city is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that can be used to enhance green spaces on the streets that encircle Gainesville's downtown area.
12:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
FAA safety inspectors unable to make surprise inspections
A government watchdog says U.S. safety inspectors are generally unable to conduct unannounced inspections of foreign repair stations where most airlines send their planes for major repair work
6:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
North Georgia Community Foundation accepting nominations for two philanthropy awards
The North Georgia Community Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Philanthropy Awards which include the Woodrow Stewart Leadership in Philanthropy Award and the Gus Whalen Young Philanthropist Award.
6:17PM ( 3 hours ago )
Army: Solider dies after falling ill during Ranger School
A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the military's grueling Ranger School in Georgia
11:54AM ( 10 hours ago )
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The Latest: Retired general back Clinton, says he trusts her
A retired Marine general has delivered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton
9:55PM ( 12 minutes ago )
AP EXPLAINS: Long history of women running for president
Hillary Clinton is not the first woman to seek the U.S. presidency, but she's certainly the first with a chance to take the oath of office on Inauguration Day
9:47PM ( 20 minutes ago )
The Latest: Trump accused of smearing character of Muslims
The father of an Army captain _ a Muslim-American killed in Iraq _ has led a strong condemnation of Donald Trump's proposal to bar Muslims from entering the United States.
9:44PM ( 23 minutes ago )
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Piedmont's Carney begins trek to Rio with U.S. Olympic cycling team
It's the trip of a lifetime for most, a dream come true. But for Jame Carney it's a familiar trek...
11:45PM ( 1 hour from now )
UNG's Coulombe advances toward NCAA's Woman of the Year honor
Just one month after 517 female student-athletes were recognized as nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year, University of North Georgia's Shannon Coulombe has been named one of the 142 women remaining for the 2016 honor.
5:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
David McCoy doubles up with Lavonia Late Model wins
David McCoy brought a broom with him to Lavonia Speedway on Friday night. The Franklin, North Carolina speedster powered to the win in both the Limited Late Model and the FASTRAK Pro Late Model...
4:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misreading of Iran deal
AP FACT CHECK: More fable than fact in Trump's account of the Iran nuclear deal
9:12PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Alphabet's 2Q earns soar despite rising 'moonshot' losses
Google parent Alphabet's second-quarter earnings illustrate why company can afford to make big wagers on risky bets
6:17PM ( 3 hours ago )
Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity
Saints quarterback Drew Brees says "nothing is adversarial" about his contract negotiations with New Orleans and that he expects to play the same whether he has an extension or not
6:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Democrats gird for tight general election contest; no retrial for man convicted in Chandra Levy slaying; $536M Mega Millions jackpot claimed
9:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: This time, host governor is at party convention
They held a political convention and the governor of the host state actually came
8:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
Mary Steenburgen on old pal Hillary Clinton: All guts
Actress Mary Steenburgen, a friend of Hillary Clinton for 38 years, described her pal as a "world-class listener" who's all guts
8:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you believe various restrictions on alcohol sales that remain in some Georgia counties and cities will eventually all go by the wayside?
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Luke Sorrow wins Mulligan Power Truck feature at GPS
Luke Sorrow led every lap to score the win in Saturday night’s Mulligan Power Truck Series feature at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Easley, South Carolina.
By Tom Baker
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )