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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Brenau University's Makenzi Wooten, left, drenches Kaylynn Samples as they take the ALS ice bucket challenge at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville, Ga.
7 hrs ago | WTVC
Police in Gainesville, Georgia say they suspect that men on a freeway overpass tossed rocks weighing up to 25 pounds onto cars traveling on Interstate 985, severely damaging at least two vehicles.
9 hrs ago | The Times
Four Gainesville men have been charged in the incident, with two of them arrested so far, according to a news release from the Gainesville Police Department.
12 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville
The Ladies Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign War Post 8452, Gainesville, will be hosting a horseless rodeo Saturday Sept.
The Gainesville man charged in the shooting of two women Friday at Atlanta Street Apartments in Gainesville is facing additional charges.
Area Democrats gathered at the Gainesville Convention Center on Tuesday night to welcome and support U.S. Ninth Congressional District candidate David Vogel.
Gainesville hopes to restart efforts to plant 180 trees at three Army Corps of Engineers parks as part of an "environmental stewardship" plan tied to the Clarks Bridge replacement project.
Gainesville City Council is deadlocked on whether to raise water rates 1 percent after a 3-3 vote Tuesday night.
Investigators say the brakes were functioning properly on a car that rolled out of a driveway and hit four children in Hall County, but there's no indication the emergency brake was applied at the time of the accident.
A section of Prior Street which runs through the Brenau University campus will be closed most of the day Wednesday which is "move-in" day for students.
The intersection of Washington and Main streets in Gainesville will be closed until around midnight due to a downed power pole, Gainesville Fire Department spokesman Keith Smith said.
Brenau University competitive cheerleader Haley Ashley, left, dumps a bucket of ice water on Hannah Mitchell while Craigan Mitchell, right, gets splattered with the cold water Monday evening at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville.
The two women shot near the Atlanta Street Apartments Friday afternoon are identified in a police incident report as Angelene Hall, 25, and Sheena Mattox, 28. Mattox was believed to be in critical condition after being shot in the upper torso, with Hall being discharged the same day as the shooting, according to Northeast Georgia Medical Center ... (more)
Perdue, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's FSIS announced August 12. 8-oz.
Georgia sinkholes may not spread to house-swallowing size - like ones that have opened up in Florida in recent years - but the Georgia Department of Transportation doesn't just dismiss them as random acts of nature.
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