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Friday July 3rd, 2015 1:25PM
Chief: Microburst damages area of Clarkesville
A microburst with straight line winds caused damage to a small area in Clarkesville Friday morning.
11:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville teenager dies in single-car crash
A teenager is dead and charges are pending against another after a single-car crash on Highway 13 in Gainesville Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 4 hours ago )
UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 16 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 17 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 19 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 19 hours ago )
Patriotic Pops concert to move indoors Friday night
Due to inclement weather, the Patriotic Pops concert with the Northwinds Symphonic Band will move indoors Friday night.
12:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 20 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 20 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Greek police, youths clash before Athens rally
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):___7:55 p.m.Brief clashes have broken out between a group of youths and police...
1:07PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.An evacu...
1:05PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder
KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) — The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.Almost never mentioned is John Jay."Mos...
12:55PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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National
Maybin gives Braves walk-off win over Nats
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 4 hours ago )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday on. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 4 hours ago )
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Sports
Independence Day? To some, July 4 is Barbecued Spareribs Day
NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day.Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day C...
11:24AM ( 2 hours ago )
Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in w...
11:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full...
10:34AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealer...
11:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trainor postpones 2 shows due to hemorrhage on vocal chords
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords.The 21-year-old pop singer made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. She said "doctors want me...
10:48AM ( 2 hours ago )
Leonard Nimoy's son makes Spock documentary to honor father
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He's creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on "Star Trek."Nimoy said the "Spocku...
10:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July?
A family cookout
Going to see fireworks
Setting off fireworks myself
I’m planning something else.
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Self earns first career ARCA Series victory at Winchester
Austin Wayne Self passed Brandon Jones with six laps remaining in the Herr’s Chase the Taste 200 Sunday at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Ind. and then all he had to do, he said, was stay focused on victory lane.
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12:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 2 days ago )