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Wednesday July 27th, 2016 3:13PM
Retiree to Gainesville, DNC delegate has long history with party
​For Wilson Golden, the Democratic Party has been part of his life for decades. Golden, a recent retiree to Gainesville is a delegate in Philadelphia this week, but it's far from his first convention.
2:15PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Jefferson man arrested for public indecency, obstruction
A Jefferson man faces public indecency and obstruction charges after authorities said he refused to leave a public campground at Lake Lanier Islands and attempted to strike deputies, all while in the nude.
1:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
Oakwood 17-year-old arrested for series of auto break-ins
A 17-year-old suspect from Oakwood has been arrested and charged with a series of entering auto thefts in the south end of Hall County.
1:05PM ( 2 hours ago )
Banks County patrol car strikes man sleeping in the road
A Texas man was struck by a Banks County Sheriff's Office patrol car as he slept in a Banks Crossing road overnight Tuesday.
11:35AM ( 3 hours ago )
Lula voters will get to decide whether to allow alcohol by the drink
The Lula City Council will allow city voters to decide Nov. 8 whether they want pouring of alcohol at businesses in the city.
10:28AM ( 4 hours ago )
Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, hasn't materialized
9:05AM ( 6 hours ago )
Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand
Coca-Cola has trimmed its sales outlook for the year, citing weakening demand in major international markets including China
2:25PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction
1:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia
A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia
12:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails
Trump encourages Russia to meddle in American politics with stunning recommendation to uncover more hacked emails that might damage Hillary Clinton
3:04PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Smaller protests, no marches on convention's Day 3
Small protests are popping up around downtown Philadelphia but no marches are planned, making for quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention
3:00PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy
A judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle
2:58PM ( 14 minutes ago )
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GHS will have two grads in US Amateur after Ralston makes field
Recent Gainesville High golf standout Spencer Ralston made it two Red Elephants in the 2016 United States Amateur on Tuesday.
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Rodney Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nut
NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
11:23AM ( 3 hours ago )
Braves beat Twins 2-0 in majors-worst matchup
Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.
11:00PM ( 16 hours ago )
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The Latest: Dem Senate hopefuls pounce on Trump's remarks
Democratic Senate challengers seem to think they've found a campaign issue in Donald Trump's remarks urging Russia to find thousands of emails missing from Hillary Clinton's private computer server
2:55PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Fed keeps rates steady but sees less risk to US economy
Fed keeps rates steady while noting stronger job growth and reduced threats to US economy
2:53PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Kaine's mission: Win over skeptical liberals in VP speech
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was facing pressure to affirm his liberal credentials in his speech to the Democratic National Convention
2:29PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Guns N' Roses star Slash surprises 'School of Rock' cast
The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal last week _ Guns N' Roses star Slash. The guitarist made a surprise appearance Friday
1:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
US tourist spends night on roof of Milan's Duomo cathedral
The caretakers of Milan's historic Duomo cathedral have requested additional police surveillance in light of an incident in which an American tourist was locked inside overnight and the terror attack on a French church
1:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Bill O'Reilly: Slaves that built White House were 'well-fed'
Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government."
12:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Franklin takes Southern Nationals victory at Swainsboro
Dennis Franklin became the fourth different Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series winner in four events Friday night at Georgia’s Swainsboro Raceway.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 23 hours ago )