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Saturday October 1st, 2016 2:53PM
Demorest resident asks city leaders to help stop American flag vandalism at cemetery
The Demorest City Council heard an impassioned plea this week from resident Mike Duncan regarding desecration of American flags placed by families at the city cemetery.
12:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Clarkesville Main Street Junior Board will host an event to fund downtown enhancements
The inaugural Glow in the Park 5k event in Pitts Park will help fund the Junior Main Street Board program and the enhancement of the new Clarkesville breezeway.
11:29AM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall County Sheriff wants to see more de-escalation, mental health training for officers
Sheriff Gerald Couch was never taught any de-escalation strategies and feels that police training at all levels should be reevaluated.
9:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Week 6: Area teams start to shape regions with key wins
The chill of fall could not cool down a number of northeast Georgia high school football programs on Friday night, as Week 6 provided some eye-opening results for the 2016 campaign.
8:47AM ( 6 hours ago )
White County emergency personnel rescue man after fall from Raven Cliff Falls
Emergency personnel from several different agencies worked together after a 43-year-old Dunwoody man fell from the top of Raven Cliff Falls in White County.
11:18PM ( 15 hours ago )
Alto man faces aggravated assault, kidnapping charges after manhunt in Banks County
A man officials said was armed and dangerous was arrested following a massive manhunt in Banks County Friday night.
9:54PM ( 16 hours ago )
Hall County burn ban lifted
The distant smell of leaves burning, a pleasant reminder that summer is over fall has arrived, is now officially permitted in Hall County.
1:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
New sidewalks installed on Floyd Road in Hall County
More sidewalks have been added to Floyd Road following meetings between area residents, Hall County staff and District 4 Commissioner Jeff Stowe.
12:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Annual domestic violence briefing set for Tuesday in Gainesville
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and once again the Hall County Domestic Violence Task Force is hosting a breakfast and briefing to shed light on the issue.
9:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
Overwhelmingly rejecting President Barack Obama's veto power, Congress has forced into law contentious legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
8:55PM ( 2 days ago )
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
7:50PM ( 2 days ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 3 days ago )
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National
UGA notebook: Will Dogs find answers against Vols?
Is this the beginning of a new-look Georgia, complete with new attitude? Or will this will be beginning of what is sure to become a purge by Kirby Smart and his staff to put on the back-burner lackadaisical players and attitudes that have become all too familiar to Georgia fans the last few years?
1:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
(VIDEO) Tigers' special teams spark big 7-AAA win for Dawson County
Dawson County coach Sid Maxwell swears he didn’t say much at halftime to his Tigers. But whatever it was, they may want to remember it for future reference...
8:46AM ( 6 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Mill Creek dominates second half to pull away from North Gwinnett
Mill Creek football coach Shannon Jarvis said it wasn't so much about adjustments on Friday night -- just playing hard for four quarters.
8:45AM ( 6 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Friday
10 Things to Know for Friday
9:03PM ( 1 day ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 4 days ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 4 days ago )
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LISTEN: Singer/Songwriter John Oates on Wood and Wire Fest, songwritting, and celebrating Christmas "Oates" style.
John Oates is appearing at the Wood and Wire Songwriters Festival Saturday October 8th at 9p in Alpharetta. Joining Bill and Joel on WDUN, Oates talked about his love of writing and performing and shares the story of his upcoming Christmas release "Santa Be Good to Me".
9:30AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 3 days ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 4 days ago )
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Obama celebrates Sprint Cup with NASCAR's Kyle Busch
President Barack Obama is celebrating NASCAR's winning team at the White House _ and eyeing its wheels
By The Associated Press
5:50PM ( 2 days ago )
Georgia farmers hurt by drought eligible for loans
Federal authorities say Georgia farmers can apply for low-interest emergency loans to help cover some of their losses caused by a recent drought
By The Associated Press
8:35PM ( 1 day ago )