Thursday July 28th, 2016 12:46AM
LISTEN: The role of millennial voters in the 2016 presidential election
With the November presidential elections just around the corner, the Afternoon News Wrap called on the University of North Georgia's Carl Cavalli, a professor of political science at the school's Dahlonega campus, to discuss the potential role that millennial voters will play in deciding the future of the country.
9:49PM ( 2 hours ago )
By Afternoon News Wrap
Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief
9:42PM ( 3 hours ago )
Venue security commander recalls safety training for '96 Olympic games
When a bomb went off in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta 20 years ago tonight, the blast reverberated across the 50 miles to Gainesville and the rowing/canoe/kayak venue on Lake Lanier. Not literally, of course, but figuratively because, as you might expect, it had an impact on the competition here and those who were working at the site.
6:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
One driver killed, second driver hurt in Braselton area crash
Authorities were trying to notify family members before releasing the name of a driver killed in a Braselton-area traffic accident Tuesday afternoon.
3:53PM ( 8 hours ago )
AUDIO: Retiree to Gainesville, DNC delegate has long history with party
​For Wilson Golden, the Democratic Party has been part of his life for decades. Golden, a recent retiree to Gainesville is a delegate in Philadelphia this week, but it's far from his first convention.
2:15PM ( 10 hours ago )
Jefferson man arrested for public indecency, obstruction
A Jefferson man faces public indecency and obstruction charges after authorities said he refused to leave a public campground at Lake Lanier Islands and attempted to strike deputies, all while in the nude.
1:45PM ( 11 hours ago )
Georgia couple sentenced to prison for IRS fraud scheme
A husband and wife from Cobb County have been sentenced to prison for their role in a tax refund fraud scheme that used data from the IRS's "Get Transcript" database
5:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction
3:31PM ( 9 hours ago )
Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand
Coca-Cola has trimmed its sales outlook for the year, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China
2:25PM ( 10 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry
12:39AM ( 6 minutes ago )
A new threat in fight against overdoses: Elephant sedative
A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states
12:33AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem convention
Actors and delegates are taking the lead in small protests popping up around downtown Philadelphia on a quiet Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention
12:27AM ( 18 minutes ago )
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Hogan finishes tied for fourth in AJGA Grand Championship
Ryan Hogan fought to the finish but could not repeat as Atlanta Junior Golf Association Grand Champion.
11:52AM ( 11 hours from now )
Falcons expecting camp battles at right guard, linebacker
There could be more last-minute additions to the Atlanta Falcons' roster, possibly before training camp opens Thursday.
11:49AM ( 11 hours from now )
Freeman HR, 5 RBIs as Braves top Twins for 2-game sweep
Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
11:51PM ( 55 minutes ago )
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AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse
AP FACT CHECK Warped claims in political hothouse as Democrats step up in convention and Trump speaks out
12:22AM ( 23 minutes ago )
The Latest: Obama has special Twitter fan back in Illinois
That's her man
12:11AM ( 34 minutes ago )
The Latest: Trump campaign unloads on Democratic speakers
''A sad sight for the Democratic Party" _ that's the assessment by Donald Trump's campaign of the lineup of speakers at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night
12:06AM ( 40 minutes ago )
More Business News
Convention: O'Reilly attacks critics; Trump's party crashing
Fox News' Bill O'Reilly attacks critics who objected to a comment he made about slavery, Donald Trump crashes the Democratic party with an attention-getting news conference and CNN wins the second-night ratings
12:23AM ( 23 minutes ago )
The Latest: Bolt, "the main man" touches down in Rio
Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints
10:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump creates firestorm by urging Russian meddling in US politics; prosecutors abandon case against Baltimore police in Freddie Gray case; judge OKs John Hinckley's release
10:04PM ( 2 hours 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?
I'm not sure.
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Smith edges Burt Myers for SMRS Mod Tri-County win
John Smith and Burt Myers battled side-by-side for the final 16 laps of Friday night’s Southern Modified Racing Series presented by PASS feature, and edged ahead at the finish for his third straight series win...
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8:00PM ( 1 day ago )