Wednesday August 31st, 2016 7:29PM
UPDATE: Gwinnett County children found safely
Two Gwinnett County girls were located safely around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday about an hour after authorities began the search for them.
5:29PM ( 2 hours ago )
6 arrested on drug charges in White County
Six people were arrested after drug agents searched an apartment in Cleveland Wednesday.
5:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Buford investment advisor sentenced to five years in prison
​A former investment advisor from Buford will spend the next five years behind bars for stealing over $3.2 million from his clients, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
3:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
Cornelia sewer line replacement continues
People driving in the downtown Cornelia area likely have found themselves having to take a detour over the past few days.
3:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
UPDATE: One person injured in five-car pileup on I-985
A five-vehicle traffic accident up on Interstate 985 in south Hall County Wednesday morning resulted in minor injuries to one of the people involved.
1:40PM ( 5 hours ago )
Chestatee Regional Hospital CEO encouraged by hospital sale, new ownership
Now that Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega is under new ownership, the CEO has high hopes for new services, new equipment and additional staff.
1:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Ex-Atlanta police officer indicted in death of unarmed man
A grand jury has indicted a white former Atlanta police officer in the death of an unarmed black man
6:43PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba
The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War
4:25PM ( 3 hours ago )
Habersham County deputy bit by dog
A Habersham County Sheriff's Deputy needed a few stitches after she was bit by a dog while responding to a call Tuesday night.
4:25PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien dies; helped track cells
Roger Tsien, a University of California, San Diego professor who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping develop fluorescent markers that could tag cancer cells or track the advance of Alzheimer's disease in the brain, has died
7:16PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Mexico disappointed at president's meeting with Trump
Mexicans responded angrily to what they saw as a weak performance by President Enrique Pena Nieto, who appeared to let Republican candidate Donald Trump emerge unscathed from a meeting Wednesday
7:06PM ( 22 minutes ago )
The Latest: Clinton campaign chairman says Trump 'choked'
Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman says Donald Trump "choked" in Mexico
6:57PM ( 31 minutes ago )
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War Eagles 'believing again' after busting losing streak
In three years of varsity football, Chestatee High senior Barron King thought he had seen just about everything...
5:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
Defying the odds, RB Chubb ready to go for No. 18 Georgia
Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury, Nick Chubb is ready to run again for the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs
8:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
Falcons' Ishmael 'not quite ready' to play against Jaguars
The Atlanta Falcons still expect Kemal Ishmael will open the season as the fill-in starter at strong safety even though he'll miss his third straight preseason game this week.
7:32AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
After long political fight, Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office by wide margin
6:34PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Venturing to Mexico, Trump defends right to build huge wall
On Mexican soil for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee, a firm but measured Donald Trump defends the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank
6:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP NewsBreak: Ritz's office backed app deal without bidding
AP NewsBreak: Indiana schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz's office approved a lucrative technology contract that state government officials said should have been put out for competitive bid
6:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Black Eyed Peas reunite for new 'Where Is The Love?' version
Black Eyed Peas are reuniting after a five-year hiatus for a new rendition of their song "Where Is The Love?" aimed at ending gun violence
7:09PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Chris Brown faces more legal trouble after police standoff
Following a bizarre, hourslong standoff with police, singer Chris Brown was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon
6:53PM ( 35 minutes ago )
To quell uproar, Maine governor seeking 'spiritual guidance'
Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene rant on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail
6:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Will ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" go ahead with its plans to have Ryan Lochte as a contestant as the Olympic swimmer faces a charge of filing a false police report in Brazil?
Yes, any publicity is good publicity for a TV program.
No, I think Lochte's legal woes will ultimately be too controversial for the show to handle.
I'm not sure. I think the show's producers will see how it plays out.
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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.
By Frank Rigas-NASCAR Wire Service
1:05AM ( 3 days ago )
Defying the odds, RB Chubb ready to go for No. 18 Georgia
Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury, Nick Chubb is ready to run again for the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs
By The Associated Press
8:00AM ( 11 hours ago )