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Sunday August 28th, 2016 8:07PM
State crime lab to get hundreds more untested rape kits
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's state crime lab expects to receive an additional 864 rape kits within a week that have been stored _ for years in some cases _ in police evidence rooms and never analyzed for DNA matches
6:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Drive Sober campaign increases patrols prior to Labor Day
Georgia law enforcement officers have joined the national effort "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign to keep drunk drivers off the road prior to and during Labor Day weekend.
3:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
History Center, Cottrell Foundation to provide free online content to schools
A recent donation will allow Northeast Georgia History Center to begin offering live-to-classroom broadcasts and other content next month for social studies and history classes in northeast Georgia.
12:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Veteran Gainesville insurance executive dies at 85
A veteran Gainesville insurance executive, Ed Parks, died Saturday at the age of 85.
9:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
Suspect allegedly ran over Statham Police officer during traffic stop
A female suspect is wanted for allegedly dragging and running over a Statham Police officer with her car during a traffic stop Saturday.
6:34AM ( 13 hours ago )
Suwanee updates alcohol ordinance to accommodate churches in shopping centers
The city of Suwanee has updated its alcohol ordinance to reflect state law regarding the distance between churches and businesses that serve alcohol, a side effect of churches springing up in shopping centers.
5:54AM ( 14 hours ago )
Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina
Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic west of Bermuda, bringing the possibility of heavy rain to the coast of North Carolina early this week
6:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville City Schools showing support for childhood cancer awareness
The Gainesville City School System will show its support for its students and families who face the challenges that come with living with cancer as each of its schools participate in a coin drive through COINS4CURE.com.
6:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Piedmont opens 119th academic year with record freshman class
Piedmont College students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered in the Chapel at the Demorest campus last week for a Convocation service to welcome a record freshman class and a new campus minister.
3:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal
The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease ho
7:45PM ( 20 minutes ago )
MTV VMAs to feature Kanye West, performance by Beyonce
The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards is returning to New York City on Sunday, where Kanye West will compete for the top prize with his controversial "Famous" video and performers include Britney Spears and Rihanna
7:31PM ( 35 minutes ago )
Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change
Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate until he sees major change in America, specifically when it comes to race relations
7:15PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Falcons sign two-time pro bowler Dashon Goldson
The Atlanta Falcons added safety depth by signing veteran Dashon Goldson...
8:29AM ( 11 hours ago )
Is Johnson ready to make a charge in the Chase?
Jimmie Johnson was looking for a glimmer of hope, and he found it in Friday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying session at Michigan International Speedway.
8:00AM ( 12 hours ago )
McDowell gets first NASCAR Xfinity win at Road America
Michael McDowell’s Twitter handle is @Mc_Driver. After Saturday, he may want to consider changing it — to something like @Mc_Winner.
1:05AM ( 19 hours ago )
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Longtime Associated Press TV columnist Jerry Buck dies at 85
William G. (Jerry) Buck, a columnist who chronicled the television industry for The Associated Press in New York and Los Angeles, died Friday at age 85
4:12PM ( 3 hours ago )
A guide to Florida's primary election
Florida voters will go to the polls Tuesday and select the nominees for U.S. Senate, decide whether to amend the state constitution to give a property tax break to promote solar energy and have a say in who should represent them in the U.S. House
3:06PM ( 4 hours ago )
Pirelli's starry calendar focused on acting talent, not skin
Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks like the ultimate Oscar red carpet
2:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
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More than 100 arrested, dozens hurt at Notting Hill Carnival
London police have arrested more than 100 people at the Notting Hill Carnival, an annual celebration of Caribbean culture that often includes trouble on the sideliens
7:31PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory
Kyle Larson raced to the first victory of his Sprint Cup career Sunday, taking the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and holding off Chase Elliott in a duel between two of NASCAR's up-and-coming standouts
7:11PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died
Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel's publicist says the singer-songwriter died Sunday at age 66 at his home in California
7:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Alon Day is ready to make his mark in NASCAR
Ask Alon Day if he was involved in other sports besides racing as a child, and he’ll give you a one-word answer: “War.” Day, 24, grew up in Israel, where war is an everyday reality.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
2:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Isakson commits to 1 debate in Georgia US Senate race
Johnny Isakson's campaign says he will participate in one debate while bidding for a third term, likely the only time Georgia's three U.S. Senate candidates will face off before November's election.
By The Associated Press
10:16PM ( 3 days ago )