Wednesday July 27th, 2016 11:23AM
Lula voters will get to decide whether to allow alcohol by the drink
The Lula City Council will allow city voters to decide Nov. 8 whether they want pouring of alcohol at businesses in the city.
10:28AM ( 55 minutes ago )
Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, hasn't materialized
9:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
Cornelia police seeking financial partners for student program
With the start of school just more than a week away, Cornelia Police Department officials are seeking the public's help in outfitting a specialty vehicle.
9:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
GSP releases details of fatal Banks County crash
The Georgia State Patrol has identified the man killed in a motorcycle wreck in Banks County Tuesday night.
7:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
3 convicted in string of jewelry store heists across South, including Dawsonville store
Three Georgia men face up to life in prison after being found guilty following a federal trial in the Florida Panhandle on conspiracy charges connected to six jewelry store robberies across the southeastern United States.
7:45AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
GENERAL PRIMARY RUNOFFS: County-by-county election results
Several counties in North Georgia held primary run-off elections Tuesday.
11:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia
10:42AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Officer says she wasn't aware Confederate flag offends some
A police officer fired for flying the Confederate battle flag at her suburban Atlanta home says she had no idea the emblem was controversial, and is appealing her termination.
9:16AM ( 2 hours ago )
Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary
Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary to the Democratic convention and a national TV audience
7:40AM ( 3 hours ago )
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The Latest: State's attorney defends prosecution of officers
State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is defending the prosecution of six officers charged in the Freddie Gray case, and she says she still blames police for the young black man's death
11:19AM ( 3 minutes ago )
The Latest: Obama feels "great" about DNC speech tonight
President Barack Obama says he feels great about the speech he's delivering for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention
11:16AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish
A University of Washington professor has launched an ambitious project to scan and digitize more than 25,000 species in the world
11:05AM ( 17 minutes ago )
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GHS will have two grads in US Amateur after Ralston makes field
Recent Gainesville High golf standout Spencer Ralston made it two Red Elephants in the 2016 United States Amateur on Tuesday.
4:32PM ( 5 hours from now )
Braves beat Twins 2-0 in majors-worst matchup
Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.
11:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Hogan stays in contention, Simmons recovers at AJGA Grand Championship
Gainesville's Ryan Hogan shot a second round 74 on Tuesday and remains in sixth place -- just four shots behind the leader Matthew Cinesi in the AJGA Grand Championship at TPC Sugarloaf.
9:33PM ( 13 hours ago )
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WTO chief: global trade not main culprit for lost US jobs
The chief of the World Trade Organization says trade is not the main cause for the loss of manufacturing jobs in places like the United States and needs to be defended from its critics
10:57AM ( 25 minutes ago )
Orders for durable goods plunged in June
June orders to US factories for durable goods drop by largest amount in nearly two years
10:46AM ( 36 minutes ago )
EU Commission refrains from fining Spain, Portugal
The European Union's executive has refrained from calling for heavy fines against Spain and Portugal over budgetary breaches over the past years and sought to set "new fiscal paths" for the two Iberian countries
10:43AM ( 39 minutes ago )
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J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list
Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction
10:23AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Britain's Prince William and Kate to visit Canada this fall
Prince William and his wife, Kate, are visiting Canada this fall
9:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
Convention: Fox's news decisions, Bill Clinton's return
Fox bypasses Democrats' discussion of police issues and minority communities, Bill Clinton makes a large room intimate, and DNC doesn't skimp on the sizzle
9:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Of teachers you know well, how much would you say, on average, they spend on material for their students each year out of their own pockets?
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Jeff Gordon prepared for his return to NASCAR action
When Jeff Gordon saw the two-word text from Rick Hendrick, he knew he’d better sit down to call his former boss.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
1:04PM ( 4 days ago )