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Friday May 27th, 2016 8:04PM
Rape suspect apprehended during drug investigation
A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday during a drug investigation, and when he was processed through the jail it was revealed he was a DNA match in a years-old rape case.
5:42PM ( 2 hours ago )
Motorcyclist, driver injured in two-vehicle crash on Ga. 365
Those trying to get an early start on their holiday travel via Ga. 365 in Stephens County likely faced frustration Friday afternoon as a portion of the highway was shut down due to a crash.
5:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
Banks/Madison standoff suspect faces robbery, assault, hijacking charges
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more details of Monday night's double shooting in Banks County and subsequent hours-long standoff in Madison County.
4:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
Corps among agencies stressing safety on Lanier
​Large crowds at parks and heavy boat traffic are just two of the predictions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Lake Lanier has made for the long holiday weekend.
3:59PM ( 4 hours ago )
Officials highlight importance of safe driving, safe boating
As the unofficial start of summer arrives, state, federal and local officials are stressing the importance of safe driving and safe boating operation.
3:37PM ( 4 hours ago )
Two-county pursuit/crash ends in arrest of N.C. men
A chase through Franklin and Banks County ended in the arrests of two North Carolina men early Friday.
1:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclone of the Atlantic season formed
4:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
Thousands head to Franklin County for Memorial Day Weekend Gospel Singing
One of the largest outdoor Gospel singings in the Southeast is bringing people by the thousands to rural Northeast Georgia this weekend.
4:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville Memorial Day events include annual parade, 24-hour vigil
Memorial Day events in Gainesville Monday include the annual parade down Green Street and the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard's 24-hour vigil at Memorial Park Cemetery.
3:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
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At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding
At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential thunderstorms caused floods and at least one tornado
7:35PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well
7:32PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coast
Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance
7:31PM ( 32 minutes ago )
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National
Basketball: Area coaches see a 'positive' change to GHSA finals move
The response amongst northeast Georgia's coaches was overwhelmingly positive following the Georgia High School Association's announcement on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum.
7:49PM ( 15 minutes ago )
VIDEO: Historic postseason brought countless top plays
This year provided perhaps the most successful overall postseason campaign in the history of the sport in this area. And we have compiled some of the best highlights involved in that campaign here...
5:05PM ( 2 hours ago )
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.
12:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Sports
Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country
7:21PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Trump tells California 'there is no drought'
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."
6:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
Navy investigating cause of training mission jet crash
Four Navy aviators suffered only minor injuries when they ejected from their fighter jets just before the F/A-18 Super Hornets plunged into the Atlantic. The Navy is calling it an "in-flight mishap." Each jet costs more than $57 million.
6:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria
One of the survivors of a 2007 Minnesota bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group
5:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
A judge has ordered Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard
4:45PM ( 3 hours ago )
Concert on beach heralds start of summer at Jersey shore
Poison singer Bret Michaels has ushered in the unofficial start of summer at the Jersey shore with a free beach concert before about 1,000 fans
4:08PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Truex, Jr. nabs pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte
Martin Truex, Jr. crashed a Ford party on Thursday night, winning the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
11:25PM ( 20 hours ago )