Sunday August 28th, 2016 4:40AM
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 ( 4 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 ( 7 hours ago )
Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa
Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to shut down family farms" and implement anti-agriculture policies
7:35PM ( 9 hours ago )
Banks County sheriff releases more details of Friday arrests
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed has released more details about those arrested during Friday's raids at locations in Homer and Alto.
3:01PM ( 13 hours ago )
Unemployment insurance claims soar in Georgia
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia soared in July, with most metropolitan areas, including Gainesville, recording double-digit increases.
1:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Former Lumpkin County coroner convicted on felony theft charges, attorney files motion for new trial
Former Lumpkin County Coroner Ronald Fortner has been convicted on charges of felony theft by deception and violation of his oath of office.
11:00AM ( 17 hours ago )
Braselton to host Georgia Court of Appeals next month
The Georgia Court of Appeals will hold its September 14 session in the Braselton Municipal Courtroom as part of the town’s centennial celebration.
9:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Lineup set for this year's John Jarrard Concert
The 15th Annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert is set for Sept. 17 at Brenau University and lineup of performers has been announced.
6:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Humane Society volunteers become kennel "inmates" for National Dog Day
Volunteers at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia used an unusual tactic to raise money for kennel animals for National Dog Day Friday.
4:30PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Italian museums giving Sunday proceeds to rebuild quake zone
Italy's state museums are donating their proceeds Sunday to relief and reconstruction efforts in the area devastated by an earthquake
3:51AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Europe's refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it
European nations have tightened border controls, shut down the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people, negotiated an agreement with Turkey to curb new arrivals and taken other measures to curb the influx of migrants
2:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump warns of regulations, taxes harming family farmers
Donald Trump says rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers
2:06AM ( 2 hours ago )
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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 ( 3 hours ago )
Moffitt beats Red Horse teammate for Michigan Truck win
In five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Brett Moffitt had never led a lap. But in Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway, Moffitt picked the perfect time to take the point for the first time.
12:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
Softball: Chestatee rallies past Union Co. to stay unbeaten
Chestatee kept its unbeaten streak going in thrilling fashion Saturday scoring a pair of runs in the bottom of the eight inning to rally past Union County 3-2 Saturday at Habersham Central.
8:18PM ( 8 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he will end 'war on American farmer'
Donald Trump is telling Iowans that one of his campaign goals is to "make America grow again."
4:27PM ( 12 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump tweet on Chicago shooting prompts backlash
Donald Trump is receiving criticism for his latest tweets, after NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was fatally gunned down near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children
4:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
Clinton receives first intelligence briefing as nominee
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around the globe
2:30PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25
Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died
6:55PM ( 9 hours ago )
Nate Parker talks male privilege, consent in new interview
The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview
4:37PM ( 12 hours ago )
Nate Parker opens about rape case in new interview
The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview
3:32PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Isolated thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy during the afternoon hours. High 89F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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Turpen holds off challengers for USCS Senoia victory
Morgan Turpen picked up her fourth USCS Sprint Car Series win of the season on Saturday night in the 7th Annual Senoia Summernationals at Georgia’s Senoia Raceway, holding off Howard Moore for the victory.
By Series PR
8:00AM ( 4 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 )