Forty years ago this week, America's infant space program was on the verge of completing its greatest adventure, Apollo 11, a $350 million piece of derring-do that would put man on the moon and return him safely home.
As Neil Armstrong took that first step off the Lunar Module and onto the surface of the moon 40 years ago this week, he spoke one of history's most famous lines.
More than two inches of rain has fallen on Northeast Georgia since Wednesday, and the heaviest rainfall still may be a day away.
Keep your umbrella handy. You're going to need it for the next four days. Heavy rain is moving into the region today, and by the time it stops raining Saturday night, forecasters are saying up to 4 inches of rain could fall. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of north and central Georgia -- including Gainesville -- until Saturday night.
Up to an inch of snow could fall in the Northeast Georgia area on Sunday as a cold front passes through the region. But before the snow arrives, expect a wet, blustery - and, at times, stormy - Saturday.
Say it ain't snow. Today will begin with heavy rain and the threat of severe weather, and it will end with temperatures dropping to near freezing and an increasing chance of snow.
The eyes of the nation will be on Georgia on Tuesday as voters finally settle a contentious U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Saxby Chambliss and challenger Jim Martin that could determine the balance of power in Washington.
Uga VI, the beloved white English bulldog that served as the University of Georgia mascot for nearly a decade, has died, his owner, Sonny Seiler of Savannah said Saturday. He was 9. Uga was the winningest mascot in the university's history - the football team was 87-27 and won two SEC titles in his tenure.
Visit gainesvilletimes.com throughout the day for the latest weather updates. Are you ready for a white weekend? The National Weather Service says its possible.
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