Sunday May 1st, 2016 5:40PM
Hall County Library to host a free genealogy course
If you've always wanted to research the roots - and branches - of your family tree, the Hall County Library System is hosting and introduction to genealogy event Monday evening at the Main Branch in downtown Gainesville.
5:00PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Brenau, University of North Georgia graduation set for next weekend
The spring graduation season kicks off next weekend in Gainesville and Dahlonega as both Brenau University and the University of North Georgia hold commencement exercises.
3:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Utility workers take pride in move-over law
An official with Sawnee EMC said utility workers took a sense of pride with Governor Nathan Deal's signature of the so-called move over for linemen legislation.
11:41AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Derreck Booth
Metro Atlanta developer announces plans for 508-acre mixed use community in the Braselton area
A metro Atlanta developer has announced plans to build a mixed-use community in the Braselton area that would encompass more than 500 acres on the Hall-Jackson County line.
7:30AM ( 10 hours ago )
Three arrested on meth-related charges following Lumpkin County investigation
3 people were arrested in Lumpkin County last Friday on several drug-related charges.
8:21PM ( 21 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Spring Chicken Festival
The annual Spring Chicken Festival was held in downtown Gainesville Saturday.
6:29PM ( 23 hours ago )
Sawnee EMC unveils new rebate for customers with 'smart' thermostats
Sawnee EMC has a new incentive program specifically designed for its members who have an internet-connected HVAC thermostat, commonly referred to as a “smart” thermostat.
1:45PM ( 3 hours ago )
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusers
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new statewide campaign to "unmask" those who seek children for sex
10:27AM ( 7 hours ago )
Lanier Tech to celebrate 50th anniversary next month
Lanier Technical College will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 9.
9:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 police officers
A car bomb has struck the entrance of a Turkish police station in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency
5:02PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Hawaii, Alaska, Southwest face increased wildfire threat
Fire forecasters say Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest will face an increased threat of wildfires this summer
4:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria
Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for its desired outcome
4:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Dillon’s short-term stint in Stewart’s car has long-term implications
Tony Stewart’s doctors would prefer he races as little as possible in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, where the prospect of being swept up in a major multi-car accident is omnipresent.
8:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Falcons add more defensive help with Minnesota LB Campbell
For the second straight year, defense was the early priority in the NFL draft for coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons.
10:56PM ( 18 hours ago )
Elliott Sadler ends drought with wild win at Talladega
On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
10:04PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers
A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers
3:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Paris
Tens of thousands marched across Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' rally
2:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
CSX train derails in Washington, DC; possible hazardous leak
Officials say a CSX freight train has derailed in Washington, D.C., sending several cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material
11:51AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Jazz fest's last day kicks off, storm ends some sets early
A day after thunderstorms forced the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to close early, hundreds of umbrellas bobbed as their owners listened or danced squelchily to a 70-minute tribute to the late Allen Toussaint
5:25PM ( 13 minutes ago )
The Latest: 2nd soggy day brings wetsuits to Jazz Fest
Jazz Fest: Thousands in raincoats, ponchos, boots or old shoes came out for tribute to the late Allen Toussaint at Jazz Fest
5:09PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Brad Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega
Brad Keselowski wins demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway
4:51PM ( 47 minutes ago )
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With the Pentagon rescinding gender restrictions on military service, should Congress require women to register for the draft?
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Last lap pass gives Satterlee Lucas Oil Hagerstown win
Gregg Satterlee passed race leader Scott Bloomquist heading into turn one on the final lap and went on to win the Stanley Schetrompf Founders Day Classic on Saturday Night at Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Md.
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4:00PM ( 4 days ago )