Thursday July 28th, 2016 8:08PM
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 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 ( 8 hours ago )
Hall County Commission approves new sidewalk code
Hall County commissioners unanimously approved new sidewalk, curb and gutter requirements for subdivisions at their Thursday morning meeting.
11:17AM ( 8 hours ago )
Seven hurt in six-vehicle wreck on Ga. 365 near Alto
The Georgia State Patrol has released information about a six-vehicle wreck that happened at 6:30 Wednesday night on Ga. 365 in Habersham County.
10:30AM ( 9 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 8 hours ago )
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Wildfire threatens homes in California tourist hotspot
Firefighters struggle to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire along Northern California's picturesque Big Sur coastline, where anxious residents are awaiting word on their homes and popular parks and trails have closed at the height of tourist season
8:00PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency
Hours of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion have led to this. Now it's time to hear from Hillary Clinton
7:45PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Police rally as mayor says Black Lives Matter banner stays
About 50 police officers and their supporters have rallied to complain about a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside a suburban Boston city hall
7:43PM ( 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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 3 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 ( 4 hours ago )
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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 ( 2 hours ago )
Peru's new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been sworn in as Peru's president with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree
5:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
Railroads might have to let rivals serve their customers
Freight railroads might be forced to allow rivals to serve some customers along their tracks under a new proposed rule
5:16PM ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest: Clinton aide says Sanders backers to come around
A Hillary Clinton campaign adviser says he's not worried about winning over Bernie Sanders' supporters
7:18PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Judge says he may allow cameras in Prince estate proceedings
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate says he'll consider letting video cameras into the courtroom on a case-by-case basis
7:15PM ( 51 minutes ago )
The Latest: Sanders allies' message with glow-in-dark shirts
Some Bernie Sanders supporters are wearing glow-in-the-dark shirts on the final night of Democrats convention
7:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Torrence earns No. 1 in Bandimere Top Fuel qualifying
Defending Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence will try to earn his second consecutive victory on Thunder Mountain Sunday from the No. 1 qualifying position.
By NHRA Media
2:10AM ( 4 days ago )