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Sunday May 1st, 2016 4:00AM
3 persons arrested on drug charges in Lumpkin County.
3 persons were arrested in Lumpkin County on drug related charges.
8:21PM ( 7 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Spring Chicken Festival
The annual Spring Chicken Festival was held in downtown Gainesville Saturday.
6:29PM ( 9 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 ( 12 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 ( 15 hours ago )
Deal considers measures as Tuesday deadline looms
Several bills that have spurred debate across the state still await the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal, and it is not clear how he will move on the measures.
10:32AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Early voting begins Monday for May 24 primaries
Early voting begins Monday in Hall County and the rest of the state for the May 24 General Election primaries.
9:17AM ( 18 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Local Y hosts event promoting healthy kids and families
The Georgia Mountains YMCA participated in the 25th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday with a number of activities at Laurel Park.
3:00AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Hall County to test severe weather warning system Wednesday
Hall County plans an audible test of the county's severe weather warning system Tuesday morning around 10:00.
9:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville youngsters getting garden area ready at Melrose Apartments
The children in the Boys and Girls Club at Melrose Apartments have a green thumb – and blue, pink and purple thumbs.
6:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
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As chemical weapons stockpiles shrink, OPCW eyes new threats
AP Interview: With 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons destroyed, the watchdog overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking at how to counter emerging threats while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria
3:40AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist whose defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War, has died
12:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina
When Carly Fiorina speaks to the California Republican party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the newly-minted vice presidential candidate
11:56PM ( 4 hours ago )
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National
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 ( 5 hours ago )
Elliott Sadler ends drought with wild win at Talladega
On his 41st birthday, Elliott Sadler got an unexpected present.
10:04PM ( 5 hours ago )
Golf: Ralston impresses to the end in Invite finale
Spencer Ralston cooled off a little on Saturday -- at least by his own incredibly high standards.
4:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Venezuela hikes minimum wage 30 percent amid economic crunch
Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation
12:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals
Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to take riders with guide dogs or other service animals
9:03PM ( 6 hours ago )
Dolphins owner says team's latest shake-up pays off in draft
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization has paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil
8:46PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Big Freedia twerking her way to stardom
New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia back at Jazz Fest, faces bigger audience that 1st appearance five years ago
7:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
Jazz Fest: Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dog acts canceled by rain
Thunderstorms forced the cancellation of Saturday's late performances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including scheduled appearances by Stevie Wonder, rapper Snoop Dogg, Beck and others
7:37PM ( 8 hours ago )
Wrecked helicopter fuselage raised from the sea in Norway
Emergency crews pulled the wrecked fuselage of an Airbus EC-225 helicopter out of the sea Saturday off western Norway after a crash that killed all 13 people on board
8:55AM ( 19 hours ago )
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VIDEO: Edwards muscles to Richmond Sprint Cup win
Coming into the final lap of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway, it looked like Kyle Busch had it all sewn up.
10:00AM ( 2 days ago )