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Sunday May 3rd, 2015 12:53PM
Survey says Suwanee residents happier with their city than most
The results of the National Citizen Survey suggest that residents of Suwanee are happier with their city overall than most others across the country.
9:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Grand jury recommends charging Georgia officer in shooting
A grand jury has recommended criminal charges be considered against an Avondale Estates police officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old man, DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said.
8:12AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Dust explosion damages Gainesville business
A dust fire was reported at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday evening at Pilgrim's Pride just off Bradford Street in Gainesville.
7:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Staff
Car crashes into Suwanee apartment complex
Residents from five units of a Suwanee apartment complex are being moved temporarily after a car crashed into their building.
9:17PM ( 15 hours ago )
VIDEO: Botanical Garden welcomes first visitors
The new Atlanta Botanical Garden in Gainesville welcomed its first visitors Saturday on 168 acres of land just north of town on U.S. Highway 129.
2:28PM ( 22 hours ago )
By Jerry Gunn
Deal to sign transportation funding bill on Monday
Governor Nathan Deal will sign HB 170, the Transportation Funding Act of 2015, at a ceremony at the State Capitol on Monday.
1:00PM ( 23 hours ago )
Historic NE Ga. church to close after services Sunday
A small church with more than two centuries of history in Oglethorpe County will be hosting its last worship.
8:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.Using his reach and his jab Saturday night, Mayweather frustrat...
2:42AM ( 10 hours ago )
Britain has a new princess _ and eagerly awaits her name
LONDON (AP) — From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl.The Duchess of Cambridge delighted her nation and royal enthusiasts arou...
4:10PM ( 20 hours ago )
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Google embeds engineers as professors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course.First, there was her name: P...
12:46PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Derby winner American Pharoah a likely go in Preakness
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.Reluctant at first, the Kentucky Derby winner perked up when trainer Bob Ba...
12:44PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put away their "nerd-speak" and find better ways to commun...
12:42PM ( 10 minutes ago )
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Coach Quinn believes 1st NFL draft with Falcons a success
General manager Thomas Dimitroff and new coach Dan Quinn say the Atlanta Falcons got exactly what they were looking for on the last day of the NFL draft.
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Golf: Red Elephants surge back to claim Invite crown over Marist
The Gainesville boys golf team staged a second-round comeback on Saturday to claim The Invite crown at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.
11:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
David Ragan ready to move to Michael Waltrip Racing
David Ragan’s tenure in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota comes to an end with the GEICO 500 and he’ll be moving onto his third team in 11 races—“a little weird, for sure,” he acknowledged—when the Sprint Cup schedule resumes at Kansas Speedway on May 9.
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Avengers" sequel has failed to top the record opening weekend of the first film. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" grossed a staggering $187.7 million in its first three days in theate...
11:53AM ( 59 minutes ago )
David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and fam...
1:06AM ( 11 hours ago )
Warren Buffett defends practices, showers advice at meeting
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent...
5:16PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep o...
9:33PM ( 15 hours ago )
Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89
MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.Bolshoi director V...
9:19PM ( 15 hours ago )
Wanted by the US, Roman Polanski gets film award in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski has received a film award and pressed his palms into plaster for the hall of independent cinema stars in Krakow— the same Polish city where a court is we...
4:14PM ( 20 hours ago )
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A look at the U.S. first-quarter economy
Data on the U.S. economy, including quarterly change in GDP, a video explainer of the GDP, most recent quarterly figures on consumer spending, export growth, government consumption and a comparison of selected countries.
By The Associated Press
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Video: Rainy Richmond rewards Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin
It took an extra day to get the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway in, but for Kurt Busch, it was worth the wait.
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Suspicious fire under investigation in Clarkesville
State and local authorities are investigating a suspicious fire at a home in Clarkesville from overnight.
10:35AM ( 3 days ago )