Sunday August 28th, 2016 2:53PM
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 ( 2 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 ( 5 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 ( 8 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 ( 8 hours ago )
Hall planning board to hear rezoning request next month regarding agri-entertainment venue
The Hall County Planning Commission is scheduled to hear a rezoning request next month for a 16.7-acre tract of land in East Hall where an agri-entertainment venue is planned.
12:01AM ( 14 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Barbecue competition fills gullets while supporting local charities
The Hawgin' on Lanier festival combines family fun and delicious barbecue for all to enjoy.
9:08PM ( 17 hours ago )
For third straight year, a UNG biology student earns National Institutes of Health scholarship
Megan Andres, a junior at the University of North Georgia, has been selected for the National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program, marking the third year in a row that a UNG biology student has been chosen.
12:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow
Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected drunkenness before they were to fly 141 passengers from Glasgow in Scotland to the U.S. city of Newark, New Jersey
10:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
Gardening conference planned in Gainesville
Hall County Master Gardeners and the Hall County School System will host a gardening conference in Gainesville next month.
9:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
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College football Down Under attracts 61,000 fans at Sydney
The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience
2:23PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll
Italian authorities have vowed to investigate whether negligence or fraud in building codes added to the high death toll in the latest earthquake in Italy
2:00PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Turkish president vows to 'destroy terrorists'
Turkey's president has vowed to "destroy terrorists" after months of deadly attacks throughout the country and reiterated his claim that a child suicide bomber was responsible for last weekend's explosion that claimed at least 54 lives in the southeast
1:21PM ( 1 hour 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 ( 6 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 ( 6 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed
Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister declared Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations
1:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Don't Breathe' scores, ousts 'Suicide Squad' at box office
The horror movie "Don't Breathe" has reason to let out a big sigh of relief
12:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: 6 bodies found in past 2 days in quake-hit town
A spokesman for firefighters says that rescue workers have found six bodies over the past two days from the rubble of Amatrice, the hardest hit of three towns struck by the recent earthquake in Italy
11:05AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Hertha gets dramatic win, Leipzig draws on Bundesliga debut
Julian Schieber scored the second of two injury-time goals to give Hertha Berlin a dramatic 2-1 win over promoted Freiburg in their opening Bundesliga game of the season Sunday
2:13PM ( 39 minutes ago )
For retired US Open champ Flavia Pennetta, no regrets
Flavia Pennetta arrived back at Arthur Ashe Stadium and had one question: "Where is it?"
1:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin
Chicago police say two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade as she was walking to register her children for school
1:17PM ( 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 )