Sunday May 1st, 2016 8:28AM
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 ( 58 minutes 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 ( 12 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Spring Chicken Festival
The annual Spring Chicken Festival was held in downtown Gainesville Saturday.
6:29PM ( 13 hours ago )
Gwinnett Police offer reward for location of rape suspect
Gwinnett County Police are offering a reward of up to $2,000 in exchange for information to help locate a man they believe sexually assaulted a mentally handicapped woman in Duluth earlier this month.
3:20PM ( 17 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council to consider $15,000 grant for new bullet proof vests
​Gainesville city council will consider a $15,000 grant application to cover 50 percent of the cost of new bullet proof vests for the Gainesville Police Department.
12:05PM ( 20 hours ago )
Deal considers measures as Tuesday deadline looms
Several bills that have spurred debate across the state still await the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal, and it is not clear how he will move on the measures.
10:32AM ( 21 hours ago )
By Associated Press
PHOTO GALLERY: Local Y hosts event promoting healthy kids and families
The Georgia Mountains YMCA participated in the 25th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday with a number of activities at Laurel Park.
3:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall County to test severe weather warning system Wednesday
Hall County plans an audible test of the county's severe weather warning system Tuesday morning around 10:00.
9:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Gainesville youngsters getting garden area ready at Melrose Apartments
The children in the Boys and Girls Club at Melrose Apartments have a green thumb – and blue, pink and purple thumbs.
6:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Thousands march in Moscow's Red Square for May Day rally
Tens of thousands marched across Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' rally
8:07AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Iraq: Car bombings kill at least 23 people in southern city
Iraqi officials say separate car bombings in southern Iraq have killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens
7:50AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Cover star: Duchess Kate poses for British edition of Vogue
The British edition of Vogue will mark its 100th anniversary with a rare portrait of Kate Middleton looking relaxed in the countryside
7:43AM ( 45 minutes 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 ( 28 minutes 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 ( 9 hours ago )
Elliott Sadler ends drought with wild win at Talladega
On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
10:04PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Union workers take to the streets in May Day rallies
Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day
5:17AM ( 3 hours ago )
As chemical weapons stockpiles shrink, OPCW eyes new threats
AP Interview: With 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons destroyed, the watchdog overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking at how to counter emerging threats while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria
3:40AM ( 4 hours ago )
Venezuela hikes minimum wage 30 percent amid economic crunch
Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation
12:01AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Kate's new photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday
Kensington Palace officials have released new photos of Princess Charlotte ahead of her first birthday
6:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Nadal looks to keep momentum at Madrid Masters
Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros
4:32AM ( 3 hours ago )
Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist whose defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War, has died
12:42AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
With the Pentagon rescinding gender restrictions on military service, should Congress require women to register for the draft?
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Cloudy this morning. Scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Wilkerson leads SpringNationals Funny Car qualifying
Tim Wilkerson raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car at Royal Purple Raceway at the NHRA SpringNationals on Saturday.
By NHRA Media
11:10PM ( 9 hours ago )