Sunday August 28th, 2016 10:03AM
Veteran Gainesville insurance executive dies at 85
A veteran Gainesville insurance executive, Ed Parks, died Saturday at the age of 85.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Suspect allegedly ran over Statham Police officer during traffic stop
A female suspect is wanted for allegedly dragging and running over a Statham Police officer with her car during a traffic stop Saturday.
6:34AM ( 3 hours ago )
Suwanee updates alcohol ordinance to accommodate churches in shopping centers
The city of Suwanee has updated its alcohol ordinance to reflect state law regarding the distance between churches and businesses that serve alcohol, a side effect of churches springing up in shopping centers.
5:54AM ( 4 hours ago )
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 ( 10 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 ( 12 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 ( 19 hours ago )
Gardening conference planned in Gainesville
Hall County Master Gardeners and the Hall County School System will host a gardening conference in Gainesville next month.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
10,000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program
The U.S. ambassador to Jordan says Washington will reach its target Monday of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program
8:05AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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Syrian rebels advance on Kurds as Turkish strikes kill 35
Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have seized a number of villages and towns from Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria amid Turkish airstrikes and shelling that killed at least 35 people, mostly civilians
9:45AM ( 17 minutes ago )
German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed
Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister declared Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations
9:11AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Italy investigates quake buildings, checking for code fraud
Bulldozers with huge claws pulled down dangerously overhanging ledges Sunday in Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice as investigators worked to figure out if negligence or fraud in building codes had added to the quake's high death toll
8:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Falcons sign two-time pro bowler Dashon Goldson
The Atlanta Falcons added safety depth by signing veteran Dashon Goldson...
8:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
Is Johnson ready to make a charge in the Chase?
Jimmie Johnson was looking for a glimmer of hope, and he found it in Friday afternoon’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying session at Michigan International Speedway.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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 ( 8 hours ago )
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Burkinis, economy top items in French presidential campaign
The national identity crisis exposed by France's burkini controversy is threatening to set the tone for the country's presidential campaign
9:46AM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: Italy lowers quake death toll back to 290
Italian authorities are revising the death toll in the country's earthquake down by one, to 290 people killed
7:27AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Pope prays for quake residents, hopes to visit
Pope Francis says he plans to visit an area in Italy struck by a deadly earthquake to bring the people there the "comfort of faith."
6:40AM ( 3 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 ( 6 hours 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 ( 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 ( 14 hours ago )
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Chase spots shrinking with three races left to cutoff
Last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway changed everything. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the resulting Chase Grid looks very different now than it did prior to Bristol.
8:00AM ( 2 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 )