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Monday May 30th, 2016 12:14PM
PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Day Parade in Gainesville honors fallen veterans
Crowds lined historic Green Street in downtown Gainesville Monday morning as a plethora of entries paraded the street.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville, Hall County remember fallen military during Memorial Day
In public parks and at church services, Hall County residents took time Sunday to remember U.S. military members who offered the ultimate sacrifice in battle.
7:00PM ( 1 day from now )
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Forsyth County authorities searching for shooting suspect
Atlanta television media are reporting that two people were shot and wounded at a home near Cumming early Monday morning.
7:23AM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville area leads Georgia for most Memorial Day weekend BUIs
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has released statistics on boating incidents for the Memorial Day Weekend and the Gainesville area has seen the most Boating Under the Influence incidents of any major waterway in the state.
10:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500
Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals _ and his fuel tank _ for a stunning victory Sunday in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500
5:50PM ( 18 hours ago )
Braselton hospital first in state for StormReady certification
The Braselton campus of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been designated with the StormReady certification from the National Weather Service.
1:30PM ( 22 hours ago )
Tropical Depression Bonnie means another bad beach day
Tropical Depression Bonnie is stalled over coastal South Carolina coast, bringing heavy rain and the rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend
11:04PM ( 13 hours ago )
Four sites in North Hall included on this year's Georgia Mountains Farm Tour
Four places in North Hall are included on the 5th Annual Georgia Mountains Farm Tour which is coming up in late June.
9:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Trump rallies veterans at annual Rolling Thunder gathering
Donald Trump tells a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that people living in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation.
6:03PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery
President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns to commemorate Memorial Day
11:45AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses
Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for abuses during his time in power, Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam said Monday at the end of the trial that began in July 2015
11:25AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24
Iraqi forces have started pushing into the city of Fallujah as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people
11:15AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Truex’s luck turns with dominating win In Coca-Cola 600
CONCORD, NC - The heartbreak kid survived 600 miles without another broken heart. Instead, Martin Truex, Jr. broke records in Sunday night’s victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a race in which the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota set new standards for domination.
12:41AM ( 11 hours ago )
Dietrich hits HR, drives in 4 as Marlins beat Braves
Derek Dietrich hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and drove in four runs before being hit on the back of his head by a foul ball hit into his dugout, and the Miami Marlins beat Atlanta 7-3 on Sunday to avoid being swept by the last-place Braves for the second time this season.
12:22AM ( 11 hours ago )
Bulldogs eliminated, McCoy still alive at NCAAs
The No. 6-ranked Georgia men’s golf team was eliminated from the NCAA Championships on Sunday, but senior and former Habersham Central standout Lee McCoy remained in the hunt for national medalist honors.
9:28PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Spanish man in rush for plane causes Cologne security scare
Police say they've taken a man into custody at Germany's Cologne/Bonn airport on suspicion he skirted security screenings in an incident that caused authorities to shut down all departures from Terminal 1 for more than two hours
11:22AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti
Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses
10:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists
Several teams of teenagers competing in Minnesota's 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge may be the next generation of agricultural scientists in a country facing a critical shortage
10:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Helen balloon festival, race to the Atlantic begin Thursday
The South's oldest balloon event and the country's only long distance hot air balloon race will begin (weather permitting) with a mass ascension of 30 hot air balloons Thursday in Helen.
8:34AM ( 3 hours ago )
Spain's Prado unveils major exhibit of Dutch master Bosch
Spain's King Felipe VI is inaugurating a major exhibition for the 500th anniversary of Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch that is being billed as a once-in-a-lifetime review of the Renaissance master
7:04AM ( 5 hours ago )
Martin Truex Jr. dominates NASCAR race in Charlotte
Martin Truex Jr. led a Sprint Cup-record 588 of 600 miles to win the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night
11:45PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
In what spirit should people observe Memorial Day?
With somberness and respect for the sacrifice of those who lost their lives serving the country.
With celebration and joy for the freedoms we have because of the sacrifice.
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Dawsonville's Raymond Parks named to NASCAR Hall of Fame for 2017
Georgia’s Raymond Parks played a strong role in formation of NASCAR. On Wednesday, it was announced that he will be recognized for that role.
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