Sunday July 24th, 2016 10:41AM
AEDs adding layer of safety for Helen merchants, visitors
When someone experiences a heart attack, medical care is crucial and seconds count.
8:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Pokemon Go mobile game attracting visitors to local attractions and businesses
President of the Lake Lanier Convention and Vistor's Bureau, Stacy Dickson, says local businesses are embracing a popular mobile phone game to bring in customers.
7:40AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Russell Brown
Federal immigration court backlog tops 500,000 pending cases
The backlog in the federal immigration court system has eclipsed half a million pending cases, The Associated Press has learned.
12:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
Georgia's back-to-school sales tax holiday just days away
If you can wait until next weekend to do some, if not all, of your back-to-school shopping, you can save some money.
9:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Power interrupted at Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Officials say power was interrupted at Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Gainesville campus for nearly two hours Saturday afternoon.
4:20PM ( 18 hours ago )
'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US; north Georgia continues to swelter
Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide, including north Georgia.
2:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
New assistant prinicipal named for Enota school, new name approved for Fair Street school
The Gainesville Board of Education has approved a new assistant principal for Enota Multiple Intelligence Academy and a new name for Fair Street International Bacculareate Academy.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
DNC rules meeting agrees to a compromise on superdelegates
An effort to fully eliminate superdelegates in future elections has failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee
8:09AM ( 2 hours ago )
Tree blocks Rabbittown area highway for a time
A tree fell across Old Cornelia Highway near Rabbittown Saturday afternoon as thunderstorms moved through the area.
10:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
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The Latest: IOC decides against full ban on Russian athletes
The IOC has decided against a complete ban on Russian athletes from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
10:05AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Authorities: Munich shooter planned attack for a year
The teenager behind Friday's deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday
10:02AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality
Activists who protested racial injustice 50 years ago say the country still needs honest dialogue about race _ even if it's uncomfortable for some people to acknowledge that black lives have long been devalued
9:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Two-a-Days: Union County's hopes knowledge of success will buoy 2016 charge
The Panthers have posted back-to-back 9-2 seasons, including hosting two straight state playoff games, which matches the program's best-ever finishes -- but Union County also just garduated one of its best ever players in quarterback Joseph Mancuso (signed to play for Richmond University) as well as moving up to Class AAA.
7:05PM ( 8 hours from now )
Ralston finishes tied for 4th at Palmetto Amateur
Spencer Ralston finished tied for fourth at the Palmetto Amateur held at the 6,713-yard, Par 70 Palmetto Golf Club Golf Course.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Jeff Gordon: I forgot how hard this was
For substitute driver Jeff Gordon, practice didn’t make perfect on Friday afternoon. Instead, it reminded Gordon just how difficult driving a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car can be.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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No ASEAN consensus on S. China Sea despite rounds of talks
Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently has failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate despite three rounds of formal and informal talks
9:49AM ( 51 minutes ago )
The Latest: World's media awaits IOC verdict on Russia ban
Several Russian TV networks are joined by news crews for broadcasters from around the globe awaiting the IOC decision
8:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row _ for now
Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently has failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate
4:43AM ( 5 hours ago )
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'Guardians of the Galaxy' tease sequel, Disneyland ride
Next summer, the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland
11:45PM ( 10 hours ago )
Cueto feels slighted Royals didn't invite him to White House
Johnny Cueto feels slighted the Kansas City Royals didn't invite him to come along when they were honored at the White House
11:25PM ( 11 hours ago )
Sigourney Weaver hoping to reprise 'Alien' heroine Ripley
Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens
10:58PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Rosberg takes Hungarian GP pole, edges Hamilton, Ricciardo
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will start from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull.
By Karel Janicek-Associated Press
12:52PM ( 21 hours ago )