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Saturday May 28th, 2016 4:38PM
GDOT approves location, design for new I-985 interchange in South Hall
​The Georgia Department of Transportation has approved the location and design of a new interchange on I-985 in South Hall which will include a new, four-lane connector road.
2:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Commerce Police ask for help ID'ing suspect in strong armed robbery
According to the Commerce Police Department FaceBook page, a strong-arm robbery took place Friday night at the Flying J on Highway 98 at I-85.
1:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Drought conditions worsen, now cover all of north Georgia
​Drought conditions in Georgia continue to worsen and now encompass all of north Georgia.
11:58AM ( 4 hours ago )
Collins reflects on campaign, looks ahead
​A couple of days after an outright win in the general primary in which he avoided a runoff by a wide margin, U.S. Representative Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said he was glad the week was drawing to a close.
10:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
Funeral services Sunday for Dawsonville boy killed in motorcycle accident
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon for an 11-year-old Dawsonville boy who was killed in a motorcycle crash this week.
7:01AM ( 9 hours ago )
AUDIO: Grilling safety tips to know ahead of Memorial Day weekend
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, the Afternoon News Wrap called upon Capt. Zach Brackett of Hall County Fire Services and Dr. Tawanna Strauther of the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group for some tips and tricks to help keep you safe if you plan on firing up the grill or barbecue.
10:28PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Riverside cadet receives scholarship to study Chinese abroad
Riverside Military Academy rising senior Cadet Sergeant First Class (C/SFC) Adam Stumpf has received a scholarship from the National Security Language Initiative for Youth to study abroad in China this summer.
3:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Forsyth County renames roads in memory of fallen fire department personnel
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recently paid tribute to three the three line-of-duty deaths the Forsyth County Fire Department has experienced since its inception.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall students receive Piedmont academic honors
A number of students from Hall County recently received academic honors from Piedmont College following completion of the spring semester.
9:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
Islamic State militants enter Syrian opposition stronghold in country's north, clash with rebels on town edges
4:27PM ( 10 minutes ago )
WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot
Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft crashed during a promotional flight, killing the pilot
4:24PM ( 13 minutes ago )
The Latest: Child on life support after lightning strike
An emergency medical services official in Paris says one child is on life support after 11 people were hit by lightning during a child's birthday party at a park in Paris
4:24PM ( 14 minutes ago )
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Golf: Ralston, Forrester amongst 11 area golfers named All-State
Gainesville's Spencer Ralston was named Class AAAAA boys player of the year, while North Hall's Bartley Forrester was named first team for Class AAAA boys in the 2016 Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association (GHSGCA) All-State team released this week.
7:19PM ( 2 hours from now )
McCoy starts strong, but Bulldogs golf struggles on 1st day of NCAAs
The No. 6-ranked Georgia men’s golf team opened the NCAA Championships in 19th place on Friday.
1:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
Larson closing in on first NASCAR Sprint Cup win
Kyle Larson is close – and he knows it. Two weeks ago at Dover International Speedway, he ran a near second to Matt Kenseth in the AAA 400, dogging the race winner to the finish line on the final green-flag run.
8:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Putin visits Russian Orthodox monastic community in Greece
Russian President Vladimir Putin has traveled to the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos to visit the autonomous Orthodox Christian monastic community there
3:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson rams whalers for a living
He's a fugitive on Interpol's Red List and a marine vigilante who's done jail time for extradition requests
11:55AM ( 4 hours ago )
Report: Cost of replacing Flint water pipes double estimates
A report obtained by a newspaper says replacing water pipes in Flint due to the lead-tainted crisis could be at least twice the price of previous estimates
11:47AM ( 4 hours ago )
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The Latest: Real Madrid fans support team from afar
Nearly 60,000 Real Madrid fans are in their home stadium watching their team play in the Champions League final
4:25PM ( 12 minutes ago )
The Latest: Griezmann misses penalty for Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann misses penalty for Atletico Madrid in Champions League final against Real Madrid
4:05PM ( 32 minutes ago )
The Latest: Real Madrid leading Atletico 1-0 at halftime
Atletico Madrid has got more into the game as the match has progressed but Real Madrid still deservedly lead 1-0 at halftime
3:51PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Turner takes Toccoa Raceway Limited Late Model victory
Clayton Turner powered to the front of the Limited Late Model field Saturday night at Toccoa Raceway, and went on to score the feature victory at the Toccoa, Ga. speedway.
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )