Wednesday July 27th, 2016 8:57PM
Venue security commander recalls safety training for '96 Olympic games
When a bomb went off in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta 20 years ago tonight, the blast reverberated across the 50 miles to Gainesville and the rowing/canoe/kayak venue on Lake Lanier. Not literally, of course, but figuratively because, as you might expect, it had an impact on the competition here and those who were working at the site.
6:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
One driver killed, second driver hurt in Braselton area crash
Authorities were trying to notify family members before releasing the name of a driver killed in a Braselton-area traffic accident Tuesday afternoon.
3:53PM ( 5 hours ago )
AUDIO: Retiree to Gainesville, DNC delegate has long history with party
​For Wilson Golden, the Democratic Party has been part of his life for decades. Golden, a recent retiree to Gainesville is a delegate in Philadelphia this week, but it's far from his first convention.
2:15PM ( 6 hours ago )
Jefferson man arrested for public indecency, obstruction
A Jefferson man faces public indecency and obstruction charges after authorities said he refused to leave a public campground at Lake Lanier Islands and attempted to strike deputies, all while in the nude.
1:45PM ( 7 hours ago )
Oakwood 17-year-old arrested for series of auto break-ins
A 17-year-old suspect from Oakwood has been arrested and charged with a series of entering auto thefts in the south end of Hall County.
1:05PM ( 7 hours ago )
Banks County patrol car strikes man sleeping in the road
A Texas man was struck by a Banks County Sheriff's Office patrol car as he slept in a Banks Crossing road overnight Tuesday.
11:35AM ( 9 hours ago )
Georgia couple sentenced to prison for IRS fraud scheme
A husband and wife from Cobb County have been sentenced to prison for their role in a tax refund fraud scheme that used data from the IRS's "Get Transcript" database
5:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction
3:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand
Coca-Cola has trimmed its sales outlook for the year, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China
2:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
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AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse
It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show
8:46PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
Political fates entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers
8:45PM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest: Biden says Clinton 'clear-eyed' and 'steady'
Vice President Joe Biden is tweeting out his admiration for Hillary Clinton in advance of his convention address on the Democratic nominee
8:44PM ( 12 minutes ago )
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Falcons sign former Georgia tight end Lynch
The Atlanta Falcons have signed tight end Arthur Lynch and wide receiver Corey Washington. Also, safety Charles Godfrey announces his retirement from the NFL.
9:06PM ( 8 minutes from now )
Beard takes SECA Crate Late Model victory at Hartwell
Frankie Beard powered to the front of the field in Saturday night’s SECA Crate Late Model feature at Hartwell Speedway in Hartwell, Georgia, and drove away to take the victory.
8:00PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Legendary cartoonist, Georgia fan Jack Davis dies
Legendary cartoonist and illustrator Jack Davis, known for his artwork appearing in Mad Magazine and hundreds of University of Georgia Bulldog caricatures, died Wednesday at the age of 91.
5:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
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For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away
A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time in Virginia
8:31PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Coast Guard: Problem in engine room led to flooding on boat
The Coast Guard says a problem in the engine room led to flooding on board a fishing boat off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, forcing the crew to abandon ship
7:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Sarandon says Bernie followers slighted at DNC
Actor Susan Sarandon says Bernie Sanders' followers are being slighted at the DNC, citing what she called the scuttled remarks of prominent Sanders surrogate Nina Turner of Ohio
7:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hiroshima unhappy atomic-bomb park is 'Pokemon Go' site
"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased
7:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: 'Titanic' director slams Trump on climate change
Movie director James Cameron is calling Donald Trump "a madman," and "incredibly reckless, incredibly dangerous" when it comes to global warming
6:57PM ( 1 hour ago )
Pence heads to Wisconsin to woo wary Republicans
Donald Trump's hopes of winning Wisconsin hinge on doing far better in the part of the state where he dispatched running mate Mike Pence to campaign on Wednesday and where dislike for him has run deep among Republicans
6:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Of teachers you know well, how much would you say, on average, they spend on material for their students each year out of their own pockets?
More than $400
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Torrence earns No. 1 in Bandimere Top Fuel qualifying
Defending Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence will try to earn his second consecutive victory on Thunder Mountain Sunday from the No. 1 qualifying position.
By NHRA Media
2:10AM ( 3 days ago )