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Wednesday August 5th, 2015 2:27AM
Traffic signal coming to dangerous Habersham intersection
One of Habersham County's problem intersections will be getting a traffic signal, but it won't be right away.
9:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
Fast pace to bring new Catholic Church to Gainesville will require future patience
A pair of zoning requests made by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta easily made their way through “first reading” at Tuesday evening’s Gainesville City Council meeting, passing unanimously and without any public comment in opposition.
9:07PM ( 5 hours ago )
Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out
CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party's leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday's prime-time faceoff where he'll...
7:27PM ( 6 hours ago )
Flowery Branch woman arrested for Oakwood phone scam
A Flowery Branch woman has been arrested in connection to a phone scam in Oakwood.
6:05PM ( 8 hours ago )
Former Athens-Clarke Co officer arrested for aggravated assault, violation of oath
A former Athens-Clarke County Police Officer was arrested for aggravated assault and violation of oath by a public officer, both felonies.
5:31PM ( 8 hours ago )
No charges in machete road rage incident in Hall Co.
No charges will be filed in a Hall County road rage incident on Athens Highway.
5:07PM ( 9 hours ago )
Helen officials reach consensus on Riverside Park
The Helen City Commission took a field trip of sorts during its meeting Tuesday.
4:28PM ( 9 hours ago )
Suwanee Greenway to close Wednesday for maintenance
Anyone looking to use the Suwanee Creek Greenway on Wednesday might need to find a new place to walk or bike.
2:32PM ( 11 hours ago )
Alabama man dies following crash at Road Atlanta
Hall County authorities said an Alabama man died at an area hospital following a high-speed crash at the Road Atlanta race facility Saturday afternoon.
1:40PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
Historian Robert Conquest, Soviet regime expert, dies at 98
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — British-born historian Robert Conquest, whose influential works on Soviet history shed light on the terror during the Stalin era, has died. He was 98.Conquest's wife, Elizabeth Ne...
2:20AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Hiroshima bombing order offers glimpse into fateful day
BOSTON (AP) — It's just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history.An original copy of the operations order for dropping an atomic bomb on H...
2:11AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Q&A on Blagojevich: What's next after request for rehearing
CHICAGO (AP) — Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear his appeal. A three-judge panel of the court in July threw out five of 18...
1:43AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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National
Virginia transfer Lambert did homework for Georgia QB race
Greyson Lambert's focus was on Georgia even before he left Virginia...
1:10PM ( 10 hours from now )
Atlanta United select DeKalb as home of headquarters, training facility
DeKalb County has been selected as the location for the new Atlanta United headquarters and training facility...
11:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Asian stocks mostly higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a...
12:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and h...
11:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
GM to invest $877 million to upgrade oldest assembly plant
FLINT, Michigan (AP) — General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint.The company plans to build a new, 883,000-square-foot body shop for Flint Assembly, which m...
7:53PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Billy Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseum
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For his 32nd and final time, the Piano Man is playing the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/1IomqP3 ) Billy Joel opened Tuesday's show at the so...
12:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Shonda Rhimes: Killing McDreamy 'wasn't easy or fun'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shonda Rhimes says it "wasn't easy or fun" to kill Patrick Dempsey's character off of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."Dempsey played Dr. Derek Shepherd, a brain surgeon nicknamed M...
10:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive.Yahoo gave the canceled NBC sitcom a sixth season that rolled out this...
9:58PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Dixon breaks Mid-Ohio track record for IndyCar pole
Scott Dixon shattered a 16-year-old track record on the way to earning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s 90-lap Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
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6:44PM ( 3 days ago )
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 4 days ago )