Thursday July 28th, 2016 12:23PM
Gainesville ready to begin work on "the moat," streets that make up the perimeter around the downtown square
Gainesville City Council members learned Thursday morning that the city is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that can be used to enhance green spaces on the streets that encircle Gainesville's downtown area.
12:00PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Hall County Commission approves new sidewalk code
Hall County commissioners unanimously approved new sidewalk, curb and gutter requirements for subdivisions at their Thursday morning meeting.
11:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
Authorities believe Lula man intentionally crashed car into Hall jail
​A Lula man was being treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail.
11:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Seven hurt in six-vehicle wreck on Ga. 365 near Alto
The Georgia State Patrol has released information about a six-vehicle wreck that happened at 6:30 Wednesday night on Ga. 365 in Habersham County.
10:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Overnight fire destroys Gillsville-area home
​An early morning fire destroyed a home on Holly Springs Road in Gillsville Thursday, officials said.
9:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
Obama passes baton to Clinton, imploring nation to elect her
Hours of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion have led to this. Now it's time to hear from Hillary Clinton
9:29AM ( 2 hours ago )
White County authorities look for vehicle owner involved in recent theft
The White County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a the owner of a vehicle that was used in a recent theft in the county.
11:35AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 266,000
Applications for US unemployment benefits rose last week to a still-low 266,000
8:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
University of North Georgia to graduate 400 next week
The University of North Georgia will host a summer commencement ceremony Tuesday celebrating more than 400 graduating students and featuring an address from Dr. Victoria Hightower, assistant professor of history at UNG.
8:21AM ( 4 hours ago )
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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"
The European Union has called the crackdown on media in Turkey "worrying" and has warned Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms
12:11PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Pope holds Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots
Pope Francis has praise Poland's native son St. John Paul II as a "meek and powerful" herald of mercy as well as countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout adversity in the former Communist-ruled nation
12:10PM ( 12 minutes ago )
The Latest: Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio
Russia's much-depleted Olympic team has departed for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro after dozens of its athletes were excluded amid the country's doping scandal
11:51AM ( 32 minutes ago )
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Hogan finishes tied for fourth in AJGA Grand Championship
Ryan Hogan fought to the finish but could not repeat as Atlanta Junior Golf Association Grand Champion.
11:52AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Falcons expecting camp battles at right guard, linebacker
There could be more last-minute additions to the Atlanta Falcons' roster, possibly before training camp opens Thursday.
11:49AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Freeman HR, 5 RBIs as Braves top Twins for 2-game sweep
Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
11:51PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Democratic donors rip Trump for failure to share tax returns
Wealthy Democratic donors can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns _ breaking decades of presidential campaign tradition
11:48AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Oracle buying 'cloud' business software provider NetSuite
Business software maker Oracle is buying a similar company, one created by Oracle executives, for $9.3 billion
11:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute
Regulators have proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry
11:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Latest: Reid: Trump should get 'fake' security briefings
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says the CIA should give Donald Trump "fake intelligence briefings" because he can't be trusted
10:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lady Gaga putting on invite-only Democratic convention show
One of the country's most impoverished cities will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga
10:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump: Comments about Russia, Clinton emails were sarcastic
Donald Trump says he was using sarcasm when he prodded Russia to unearth Hillary Clinton's missing emails
10:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Kyle Busch dominates for Xfinity Series win at Indy
Even a set of old tires and a pair of late race restarts couldn’t derail the Kyle Busch dominance train at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.
8:17PM ( 4 days ago )