Communities across the nation are still reeling from the events last week that left two black men dead at the hands of white police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota, and five police officers in Dallas murdered by a black sniper during an otherwise peaceful street protest.
If Donald Trump were to pick Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House and Georgia congressman, as his running mate, he'd get someone with nearly 40 years of experience in dealing with public policy, Charles Bullock, political science professor at the University of Georgia, said Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, has been named to a working group of U.S. House members "to examine police accountability, aggression toward law enforcement and public safety concerns related to these issues."
A 20th anniversary celebration of the 1996 Summer Olympics is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Olympic Park, featuring live entertainment, Olympic athletes, a fireworks show, food trucks and an Olympic volunteer reunion.
Hall County Planning Director Srikanth Yamala's describing state plans for an Interstate 985 interchange off Martin Road as a ship that "has left the harbor" didn't sit well with residents protesting the project Tuesday night.
Hall County Democrats responded with mixed emotions after Bernie Sanders' endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, with some ready to back the presumptive nominee for president and others looking elsewhere despite the prospect of a Trump administration.