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Wednesday April 8th, 2020 5:49PM
Lawsuit: Georgia mail-in ballot postage is unconstitutional
A federal lawsuit says that by requiring Georgia voters to provide their own stamps for mail-in ballots, the state is effectively imposing a poll tax
4:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Kemp: Statewide shelter-in-place extended through April 30
Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday extended the statewide shelter-in-place order through April 30 as Georgia tries to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.
4:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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For Goodness Sake: Habitat for Humanity for Hall County
The logo for Habitat for Humanity symbolizes its purpose. Since 1989, members of the Habitat for Humanity for Hall County chapter have worked to embody what the logo represents.
2:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Clarkesville man hurt when vehicle goes out of control on Ga. 365, overturns
A single-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning trapped and injured a Clarkesville man on Ga. 365 at Hazel Creek Road near Mt. Airy.
1:59PM ( 3 hours ago )
Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up.
11:42AM ( 6 hours ago )
Kemp: Parks, beaches to stay open, but social distancing enforced
Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday he won’t shut down state parks and beaches over the coronavirus pandemic despite requests from some local officials, but he said social distancing requirements would be more stringently enforced.
11:25AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
1:21PM ( 4 hours ago )
“Hope in the darkest of times” - Gainesville woman recovers wedding rings after accidentally throwing away
When Gainesville resident Joan Sheffield realized that she had accidentally thrown away her wedding rings Sunday evening, the first thing she did was hit her knees and pray. Her prayers were answered not long after.
11:09AM ( 6 hours ago )
CDC weighs loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic
9:06AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Banks County Speedway returned from the past
There are a lot of stories out there about a lot of race tracks that, after years of high speed action, finally succumbed to growth, financial woes or simply to the elements.
1:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Falcons going back to black in 2020
The Atlanta Falcons announced on Wednesday they will usher in the 2020 season with new uniforms as part of a comprehensive redesign for the first time in 17 years...
9:42AM ( 8 hours ago )
Catching up with Buford's Gene Durden
Buford girls basketball coach Gene Durden says he feels like a tiger in a cage.
7:05AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Doctor's death highlights limits of coronavirus death count
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will begin counting coronavirus victims who weren’t tested for the disease
5:38PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Cats, dogs, Quillie the hedgehog source of comfort in crisis
Whether dog, cat or, yes, a hedgehog named Quillie Nelson, pets are proving themselves to be just what the doctor ordered in lockdown
5:30PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Mayor says virus has hit black, Hispanic New Yorkers hard
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s death toll from the coronavirus has been disproportionately high in black and Hispanic communities
5:18PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Kemp extends Georgia shelter-at-home order through April 30
Gov. Brian Kemp is extending his order that Georgia residents shelter at home through the end of April as coronavirus infections approach 10,000 in the state
5:40PM ( 9 minutes ago )
California to buy 200 million masks a month amid outbreak
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state will spend nearly $1 billion to purchase up to 200 million masks a month during the COVID-19 outbreak
5:33PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Second US study for COVID-19 vaccine uses skin-deep shots
U.S. researchers have opened another safety test of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, this one using a skin-deep shot instead of the usual deeper jab
5:07PM ( 42 minutes ago )
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For Goodness Sake: Habitat for Humanity for Hall County
The logo for Habitat for Humanity symbolizes its purpose. Since 1989, members of the Habitat for Humanity for Hall County chapter have worked to embody what the logo represents.
2:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Doubleheaders, third IMS race on updated IndyCar calendar
The NTT INDYCAR SERIES announced several calendar updates today following the cancellation of the Detroit Grand Prix due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2:11PM ( 2 days ago )
Iconic sports cities turn eery during coronavirus shutdown
They are cities defined by iconic sporting events
4:17PM ( 1 day ago )