Sunday August 18th, 2019 12:58AM

Local/State News

SUNDAY EDITION: Around Northeast Georgia
Initial unemployment insurances claims in Gainesville and the state down, two northeast Georgians among newly-appointed Ga. DOT board officers, and more...
12:01AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Judge blasts Georgia officials' handling of election system
Georgia election officials have for years ignored, downplayed and failed to address serious problems with the state's election management system and voting machines, a federal judge said in a scathing order this week.
10:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Warren, Sanders get personal with young, black Christians
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are framing their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms before black millennial Christians
10:04PM ( 2 hours ago )
Abrams brings Fair Fight 2020 to Georgia
Democrat Stacey Abrams has launched a new multistate voter protection initiative in Georgia, kicking off her Fair Fight 2020 campaign at a school near Atlanta
8:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
Northeast Georgia Medical Center recognized by American Cancer Society
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is one of only three hospitals in Georgia – and 24 hospital systems in the Southeast – to receive the American Cancer Society’s HPV Cancer Free Partnership Award for 2019.
8:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely
Federal weather experts say Alaska just went through its warmest month ever
7:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Brenau Women's College launches Executive Women's MBA
The Women’s College of Brenau University is getting its first graduate degree program in its 141-year history: an Executive Women’s Master of Business Administration.
3:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Judge orders paper ballot contingency plan for Georgia
If Georgia election officials fail to meet the tight timeline they've set to implement an entirely new voting system, they'll have to quickly pivot to hand-marked paper ballots for the March presidential primaries
12:01PM ( 12 hours ago )
Forsyth County adopts tobacco-free, vape-free policy for parks
A new ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco and vape products in Forsyth County parks was approved by county commissioners this month.
11:00AM ( 13 hours ago )
Georgia opens new $50M state crime lab outside Savannah
A new state crime lab in southeast Georgia has opened with nearly three times as much space as the Savannah laboratory it's replacing
10:37AM ( 14 hours ago )