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Wednesday May 4th, 2016 4:04AM
Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination
1:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gainesville Council anxious to move on Atlanta Street Apartments project
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous first reading approval to a rezoning request from the Gainesville Housing Authority for a project that will replace the 60-plus year old Atlanta Street Apartments.
10:15PM ( 5 hours ago )
Demorest officials ask FBI to probe stolen funds
Demorest officials want the FBI to look into the theft of $600,000 in public money.
9:45PM ( 6 hours ago )
GSP releases details of Monday serious-injury wreck in Habersham
A newlywed couple on the way to their honeymoon was involved in a serious-injury wreck in Habersham County Monday afternoon.
9:29PM ( 6 hours ago )
Georgia governor vetoes campus guns bill
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved by a legislature controlled by his own party in an election year.
5:29PM ( 10 hours ago )
Jefferson Schools bus driver charged with sexual battery
A former Jefferson City Schools bus driver is facing charges after security footage reportedly showed him touching a student inappropriately.
5:22PM ( 10 hours ago )
UPDATED: Man will not face charges after incident at McEver school
Hall County School District officials said no one was injured after a domestic incident apparently spilled over near the grounds of McEver Arts Academy just after noon Tuesday.
4:46PM ( 11 hours ago )
Gainesville Knowledge Connection gears up for another summer
With summer just around the corner, the Gainesville Knowledge Connection is getting ready to make sure school age kids in the city of Gainesville can get to the library and other locations around town while school is out.
3:10PM ( 12 hours ago )
Governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will bring a wide range of changes to the state's public school systems.
12:31PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
Navy SEAL killed in Iraq went to school in Arizona and was to close disgraced grandfather Charles H. Keating Jr., a financier who served prison time for his role in savings and loan failure of the 1980s.
3:52AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Abduction, murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken
Abduction, murder of 11-year-old girl leaves Navajo community heartbroken
3:43AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Obama to name Stonewall 1st national monument for gay rights
President Barack Obama is preparing to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York the first national monument dedicated to gay rights
3:29AM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Soccer playoffs: Five area programs make it to 'Elite' status
Johnson stormed back, East Hall strolled and there were performances just about everywhere in between on Tuesday, as five area boys soccer programs maintained their march through the state playoffs.
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Boys soccer: Knights fight back to sprint into quarterfinals, 6-4
(VIDEO) Fabian Abarca could have let his head drop, could have cursed a bag full of scoring opportunities gone awry...
11:44AM ( 7 hours from now )
Boys soccer: Toledo's 6 goals spark Vikings into quarterfinals
It’s a simple goal for Leo Toledo and the East Hall boys soccer team: Macon or bust...
11:42AM ( 7 hours from now )
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Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans
Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life _ Kentucky's bourbon whiskey distilleries _ in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base
2:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials say destroyed whole neighborhoods
1:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
Wildfires cause chaos in Canada oil sands town
The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta was under a mandatory evacuation a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents
12:13AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Michael Douglas promotes peace and disarmament through art
Actor Michael Douglas says the winning posters in a global competition to commemorate the first UN General Assembly resolution 70 years ago calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons "instantly create a universal message of peace."
2:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October
The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who have an October date to play Coachella
2:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Waiting for order to kill:' China video seeks army recruits
China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack
2:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Marlar Scores Southern All Stars win at Smoky Mountain
Mike Marlar took the lead from T.J. Reaid on the opening lap, and went on to score the victory in Saturday night’s Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series feature at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn.
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12:00PM ( 4 days ago )