Tuesday February 20th, 2018 2:43AM
Habersham County sets course to take over EMS from hospital
For the first time in its history, Habersham Emergency Medical Services will leave the direct oversight of Habersham Medical Center effective March 5.
10:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
Lula ready to start work on new sewer line location
Lula City Council members heard an update from City Manager Dennis Bergin on the long discussed and much debated “Sewer Line -I” project under consideration by the municipality at their voting session Monday evening
9:51PM ( 4 hours ago )
Truck driver charged in 11-car pileup that killed woman on Queen City Parkway
A truck driver from McDonough is facing charges for an 11-car pileup on Queen City Parkway in Gainesville that killed a Forsyth County woman in November 2017.
2:43PM ( 11 hours ago )
The Latest: Teens press for gun control outside White House
'Am I Next?': Teens spread their bodies on the pavement in front of White House to demand presidential action on gun control after Florida school massacre
2:06PM ( 12 hours ago )
AAA: Gas prices declining as predicted
Over the past 16 days, motorists have seen about a nine cent decrease in gas prices, with Sunday's statewide average at $2.41.
11:09AM ( 15 hours ago )
2 shot, 3 detained Sunday in Jackson County
​Two people were treated for non-life threatening injuries following a shooting Sunday night in Jackson County.
10:40AM ( 16 hours ago )
Jimmy Carter 'deathly afraid' as wife underwent surgery
Jimmy Carter says he was 'deathly afraid' as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend
4:29PM ( 10 hours ago )
The Latest: State senator says gun legislation is on the way
State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican and incoming Senate president, says the Florida Senate is preparing a sweeping package of legislation in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school
12:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
NGN Connect reacquires HEMC Wireless assets
NGN Connect announced today, Feb. 19, that it recently reacquired the wireless customer base and assets it sold to Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (HEMC) in 2015.
11:32AM ( 15 hours ago )
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The Latest: Olympian from Slovenia tests positive for doping
A Slovenian hockey player has become the third athlete to test positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics
2:28AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments
The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments
2:07AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose
Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action
2:04AM ( 37 minutes ago )
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Ralston, Dogs remain 8th in Puerto Rico Classic
The Georgia men’s golf team remained in eighth place following the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic on Monday.
11:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
No. 19 Lady Dogs prevail over Mississippi, 66-52
Caliya Robinson had 28 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Que Morrison also had a double-double and No. 19 Georgia beat Mississippi 66-52 on Monday night.
10:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Playoff basketball: Area teams look to keep title hopes alive in 2nd round
With so many hopefuls now gone after the first round of the Georgia High School Association basketball playoffs, 17 northeast Georgia area teams -- nine boys and eight girls -- are still standing as the second round gets set to begin on Wednesday...
2:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
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New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder
The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month
1:56AM ( 46 minutes ago )
HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings
HSBC annual profit grows on strong earnings from Asia, in payoff from restructuring
1:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals heads to trial
The state of Minnesota is heading to trial in an effort to force manufacturer 3M Co. to pay $5 billion to clean up environmental damage caused by pollution
12:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
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French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe malfunction
A day after her infamous wardrobe malfunction, French ice dancer takes no chances with a hook-free uniform
12:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
Actor Michael Keaton to give Kent State commencement address
Actor Michael Keaton is slated to give the commencement address at Ohio's Kent State University
12:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near
Baker Mayfield says he and Johnny Manziel are "two completely different people"
7:36PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should debate on firearms, mental health and law enforcement tips be on the table this soon after the Florida school shooting?
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Hirschman wins John Blewett III Memorial at New Smyrna
Wednesday’s Tour-Type Modified feature at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway ended in celebration for Matt Hirschman.
By Kyle
4:25PM ( 4 days ago )