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Monday May 30th, 2016 8:57AM
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville, Hall County remember fallen military during Memorial Day
In public parks and at church services, Hall County residents took time Sunday to remember U.S. military members who offered the ultimate sacrifice in battle.
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Forsyth County authorities searching for shooting suspect
Atlanta television media are reporting that two people were shot and wounded at a home near Cumming early Monday morning.
7:23AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 10 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 ( 15 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 ( 19 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 ( 22 hours ago )
Tropical Depression Bonnie means another bad beach day
Tropical Depression Bonnie is stalled over coastal South Carolina coast, bringing heavy rain and the rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend
11:04PM ( 9 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 ( 11 hours ago )
Trump rallies veterans at annual Rolling Thunder gathering
Donald Trump tells a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that people living in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation.
6:03PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24
Iraqi forces have started pushing into the city of Fallujah as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people
7:56AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north
Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage
6:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing
Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six
5:26AM ( 3 hours 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 ( 8 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 ( 8 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 ( 11 hours ago )
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Helen balloon festival, race to the Atlantic begin Thursday
The South's oldest balloon event and the country's only long distance hot air balloon race will begin (weather permitting) with a mass ascension of 30 hot air balloons Thursday in Helen.
8:34AM ( 22 minutes ago )
EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is coming to Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU visit since Russia annexed Crimea two years ago
8:01AM ( 54 minutes ago )
Global stocks rise as UK, US markets remain shut for holiday
Major global stock markets are up amid greater optimism about the global economy, but trading volumes are low as the U.K. and U.S. markets are closed for a holiday
7:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Spain's Prado unveils major exhibit of Dutch master Bosch
Spain's King Felipe VI is inaugurating a major exhibition for the 500th anniversary of Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch that is being billed as a once-in-a-lifetime review of the Renaissance master
7:04AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 9 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 ( 10 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.
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NASCAR pushes foward more lower downforce for 2017
You didn’t need a test or a complicated data set to understand the effects of NASCAR’s trend toward lower downforce in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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