Sunday May 1st, 2016 1:58PM
Utility workers take pride in move-over law
An official with Sawnee EMC said utility workers took a sense of pride with Governor Nathan Deal's signature of the so-called move over for linemen legislation.
11:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Derreck Booth
Metro Atlanta developer announces plans for 508-acre mixed use community in the Braselton area
A metro Atlanta developer has announced plans to build a mixed-use community in the Braselton area that would encompass more than 500 acres on the Hall-Jackson County line.
7:30AM ( 6 hours ago )
Three arrested on meth-related charges following Lumpkin County investigation
3 people were arrested in Lumpkin County last Friday on several drug-related charges.
8:21PM ( 17 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Spring Chicken Festival
The annual Spring Chicken Festival was held in downtown Gainesville Saturday.
6:29PM ( 19 hours ago )
Gwinnett Police offer reward for location of rape suspect
Gwinnett County Police are offering a reward of up to $2,000 in exchange for information to help locate a man they believe sexually assaulted a mentally handicapped woman in Duluth earlier this month.
3:20PM ( 22 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council to consider $15,000 grant for new bullet proof vests
​Gainesville city council will consider a $15,000 grant application to cover 50 percent of the cost of new bullet proof vests for the Gainesville Police Department.
12:05PM ( 1 day ago )
Sawnee EMC unveils new rebate for customers with 'smart' thermostats
Sawnee EMC has a new incentive program specifically designed for its members who have an internet-connected HVAC thermostat, commonly referred to as a “smart” thermostat.
1:45PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusers
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new statewide campaign to "unmask" those who seek children for sex
10:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
Lanier Tech to celebrate 50th anniversary next month
Lanier Technical College will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 9.
9:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Train derails in Washington, DC; leaks hazardous chemical
Officials say a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, D.C., sending about 10 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material from one of them
1:53PM ( 5 minutes ago )
Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Paris
Tens of thousands marched across Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' rally
1:26PM ( 31 minutes ago )
South Africa: Rescued lions explore new home in sanctuary
South Africa: Lions rescued from South American circuses explore their new territory in sanctuary
1:19PM ( 38 minutes ago )
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Dillon’s short-term stint in Stewart’s car has long-term implications
Tony Stewart’s doctors would prefer he races as little as possible in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, where the prospect of being swept up in a major multi-car accident is omnipresent.
8:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Falcons add more defensive help with Minnesota LB Campbell
For the second straight year, defense was the early priority in the NFL draft for coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons.
10:56PM ( 15 hours ago )
Elliott Sadler ends drought with wild win at Talladega
On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
10:04PM ( 15 hours ago )
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CSX train derails in Washington, DC; possible hazardous leak
Officials say a CSX freight train has derailed in Washington, D.C., sending several cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material
11:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Turkey
Tens of thousands marched across Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' rally
11:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
Thousands march in Moscow's Red Square for May Day rally
Tens of thousands marched across Red Square on a sunny Sunday morning in a pro-Kremlin workers' rally
9:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Rosberg wins Russian Grand Prix as Hamilton takes second
Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton battled through the pack for second
11:38AM ( 2 hours ago )
Jazz fest's last day kicks off after storm cancels some sets
The last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicks off under grey skies again
11:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
Cover star: Duchess Kate poses for British edition of Vogue
The British edition of Vogue will mark its 100th anniversary with a rare portrait of Kate Middleton looking relaxed in the countryside
7:43AM ( 6 hours ago )
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With the Pentagon rescinding gender restrictions on military service, should Congress require women to register for the draft?
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Torrence tops Friday Top Fuel SpringNationals qualifying
Texas native Steve Torrence raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA SpringNationals, the sixth event of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
By NHRA Media
12:44AM ( 1 day ago )