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Gainesville Councilwoman Bruner will run for re-election
Gainesville City Councilwoman Ruth Bruner confirmed Saturday that she will run for re-election to her Ward 5 post.
10:16AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Pedestrian who allegedly caused Sardis Rd. wreck identified
The pedestrian who allegedly caused a wreck on Sardis Road near Gainesville Thursday that left five people injured has been identified.
8:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.
8:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
GSP: DUI drugs cited in wreck with church bus
A wreck that injured more than a dozen people aboard a church bus near Toccoa Thursday night is being blamed on a driver who allegedly was under the influence of drugs.
11:38PM ( 11 hours ago )
One killed, another injured in Cumming car accident
One person was killed and another seriously injured early Friday evening in a two-vehicle collision in Forsyth County.
9:49PM ( 12 hours ago )
Father: Woman shot by sheriff told Gwinnett police it was an accident
The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home in Gwinnett County, her father said Friday.
3:52PM ( 18 hours ago )
VIDEO: Downtown Gainesville Farmers Market opens for 2015 season
Summer means fresh fruits and vegetables across north Georgia, and thanks to farmers markets that have now opened, citizens now have several places to buy those items right from the source.
12:00PM ( 1 hour from now )
Gailey kicks off Cornelia Summer Concert Series
Country music artist Gina Gailey and her band kicked off the Cornelia Summer Concert Series Friday night.
8:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
RMA hosting Ga. Boys State again
Riverside Military Academy (RMA) will host the 2015 Georgia Boys State program, a crash course, in state and local governments, June 14-20.
8:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
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B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit.King's funeral is Saturday in Indianola — the smal...
10:06AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Latest on flooding: More heavy rain falls in Dallas area
9 a.m. (CDT)The Dallas-Fort Worth area is seeing another round of heavy rain.The National Weather Service extended a flash flood warning from 8:45 a.m. Saturday to 11:45 a.m. for Dallas, Johnson and T...
9:59AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 o...
9:56AM ( 41 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
11:48AM ( 1 hour from now )
2015 baseball season will go down in history
The 2015 high school baseball season will long be remembered...
10:29AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Third time could be the charm for Truex, Jr. at Dover
If there’s a “home game” for Martin Truex, Jr., Dover is it
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Carl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all models know how to eat burgers
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company."People watch for the ads, a...
12:46AM ( 9 hours ago )
Fuel and potential fires for the US economy ahead
WASHINGTON (AP) — The US economy should get better after a sputtering first quarter, but how much better? It's complicated.Steady hiring and low gas prices should help power solid growth through the r...
5:06PM ( 17 hours ago )
US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.Lew...
4:44PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in South
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South a...
9:49AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend...
11:17PM ( 11 hours ago )
The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill
5 p.m. (MDT)Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting have been sent home for the weekend after spending most of Friday listening to a videotaped interview of James Holmes by a state-appointed psychiatr...
7:18PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Roberts wins race, McIntosh takes SNS title at Rome
Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. claimed his second Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series victory of the season after passing Austin Smith for the lead on lap 18 and never looked back at Rome Speedway in Rome, Ga. on Sunday night.
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10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 2 days ago )