Thursday July 28th, 2016 6:13PM
UPDATE: Authorities charge Lula man they believe intentionally crashed car into Hall jail
​A Lula man was being treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Thursday morning after authorities said he intentionally crashed a car into the Hall County Jail.
6:08PM ( 4 minutes ago )
Former Hall commission candidate and wife fatally shot
​Hall County authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of a former Hall County Commission candidate and his wife.
3:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
'Extreme' drought conditions persist in parts of Georgia, move into part of Hall County
Extreme drought conditions are persisting in large parts of north Georgia and a portion of Hall County is now included.
3:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Gainesville ready to begin work on "the moat," streets that make up the perimeter around the downtown square
Gainesville City Council members learned Thursday morning that the city is the recipient of a $50,000 grant that can be used to enhance green spaces on the streets that encircle Gainesville's downtown area.
12:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Hall County Commission approves new sidewalk code
Hall County commissioners unanimously approved new sidewalk, curb and gutter requirements for subdivisions at their Thursday morning meeting.
11:17AM ( 6 hours ago )
Seven hurt in six-vehicle wreck on Ga. 365 near Alto
The Georgia State Patrol has released information about a six-vehicle wreck that happened at 6:30 Wednesday night on Ga. 365 in Habersham County.
10:30AM ( 7 hours ago )
Army: Solider dies after falling ill during Ranger School
A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the military's grueling Ranger School in Georgia
11:54AM ( 6 hours ago )
White County authorities look for vehicle owner involved in recent theft
The White County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a the owner of a vehicle that was used in a recent theft in the county.
11:35AM ( 6 hours ago )
Trump: Comments about Russia, Clinton emails were sarcastic
Donald Trump says he was using sarcasm when he prodded Russia to unearth Hillary Clinton's missing emails
10:03AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency
Hours of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion have led to this. Now it's time to hear from Hillary Clinton
5:26PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Wounded officers struggle with news of Hinckley's release
The two law enforcement officers who were shot by John Hinckley Jr. when he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan have mixed feelings about the news that Hinckley will soon go free
5:25PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Mayor: Black Lives Matter banner stays over police protests
The mayor of a largely white Boston suburb is promising not to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from City Hall despite complaints from police officers
5:21PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Piedmont's Carney begins trek to Rio with U.S. Olympic cycling team
It's the trip of a lifetime for most, a dream come true. But for Jame Carney it's a familiar trek...
11:45PM ( 5 hours from now )
UNG's Coulombe advances toward NCAA's Woman of the Year honor
Just one month after 517 female student-athletes were recognized as nominees for the NCAA Woman of the Year, University of North Georgia's Shannon Coulombe has been named one of the 142 women remaining for the 2016 honor.
5:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
David McCoy doubles up with Lavonia Late Model wins
David McCoy brought a broom with him to Lavonia Speedway on Friday night. The Franklin, North Carolina speedster powered to the win in both the Limited Late Model and the FASTRAK Pro Late Model...
4:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity
Saints quarterback Drew Brees says "nothing is adversarial" about his contract negotiations with New Orleans and that he expects to play the same whether he has an extension or not
5:48PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Peru's new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has been sworn in as Peru's president with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree
5:40PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Railroads might have to let rivals serve their customers
Freight railroads might be forced to allow rivals to serve some customers along their tracks under a new proposed rule
5:16PM ( 55 minutes ago )
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Edible balloons, frozen treats: Ice Cream Museum is coolest
The coolest: Ice Cream Museum opens Friday in NYC
5:50PM ( 21 minutes ago )
On DNC's final night: Katy Perry, Carole King, Ted Danson
The celebrity power continues into the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, with musical performances Thursday from Carole King and Katy Perry
5:30PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Gordon rejoins Marlins following 80-game suspension
Returning from an 80-game suspension for a positive drug test, Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon has issued an apology on Twitter
5:13PM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Buckingham takes Tri-County Southern Nationals victory
Shanon Buckingham led flag-to-flag on Thursday night to claim his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series dirt Late Model victory at the Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 3 days ago )