Monday February 27th, 2017 2:15AM
Rabun County house fire claims a life, sends man to burn center
UPDATE: The Georgia Department of Insurance / State Fire Marshal's Office has released more information about Sunday morning's fatal fire at 652 Bridge Creek Road in Tiger.
11:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
Deshaun Watson Way now official
You can add another 60-yards to the legacy being built by Deshaun Watson, quarterback for the 2017 FBS champion Clemson Tigers and Gainesville High School graduate. However, this time, neither a tight spiral threaded between defensive backs nor a scramble from the pocket, contributed directly to the additional distance.
9:16PM ( 4 hours ago )
Kurt Busch scores Monster win in wild Daytona 500
Kurt Busch survived a wild race to score his first-career Daytona 500 victory with a last lap pass over a sputtering Kyle Larson to put his Monster Energy-sponsored Ford in victory lane in the inaugural event for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
9:11PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Collins cites Gainesville couple's experience in lobbying for change in Russian adoption process
A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville has sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson requesting his aid in navigating a 2013 law that blocks the adoption of Russian children by American parents.
6:30PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Georgia craft brewers ready to leave prohibition laws behind
The Georgia Brewery Bill is chugging along through the state legislature
6:09PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville planning board to review zoning requests for active adult community on crowded Dawsonville Highway
When the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board meets on March 14, members will get a look at three separate requests for one big active adult community.
12:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
University of North Georgia open house events begin March 4
Hundreds of prospective University of North Georgia students will tour their future home campuses beginning March 4 to learn about the many opportunities and experiences available.
7:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda
Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency
6:24PM ( 7 hours ago )
Several Gainesville students earn medals at Regional Science Fair
Several students from the Gainesville City School System earned medals during the recent Regional Science Fair.
4:30PM ( 9 hours ago )
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'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards
"Moonlight" has won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty first reading the wrong winner
1:43AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks
President Donald Trump is toasting the nation's governors at the White House, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law
1:36AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Take two: 'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards
"Moonlight" has won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty first reading the wrong winner
1:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Nighthawks softball bests No. 8 Saint Leo, 3-1, in top 10 showdown
The No. 4 University of North Georgia softball team proved victorious in their first Top 10 matchup of the 2017 season, downing eighth-ranked Saint Leo, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
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Hawks say they have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson
The Atlanta Hawks have requested waivers on Lamar Patterson.
10:42PM ( 3 hours ago )
Chase Elliott suffers more heartbreak, this time at Daytona
Chase Elliott thought he would be celebrating the first Cup victory of his career in the prestigious Daytona 500. Instead, he wound up a passenger in a car driven by his father out the gates of Daytona International Speedway after a crushing defeat.
10:06PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Japan emperor's Vietnam visit a sign of improved ties
Many Vietnamese women married to Japanese soldiers saw their families split up, but today, the former foes enjoy strong bilateral ties, with Japan and Vietnam cooperating economically as well as in other areas, including defense and security
11:46PM ( 2 hours ago )
Asian markets lower as investors look to Trump speech
Asian markets are lower as investors look ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress this week of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending
11:16PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump to sign new travel order on Wednesday
President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order on Wednesday, one day after addressing lawmakers at a joint session of Congress
11:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
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The Latest: 'Moonlight' wins best picture Academy Award
"Moonlight" is the winner of the best picture Academy Award
12:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Monday
10 Things to Know for Monday
12:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Cosby to ask judge for outside jury for criminal trial
Actor Bill Cosby is set to return to a Pennsylvania courtroom Monday to ask a judge to bring in outside jurors in his criminal sex assault case
12:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) has proposed a bill to offer state tax credits to help small towns in Georgia revive their downtown areas. Do you like the idea?
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O’Neal captures finale, Clanton cops Big Gator at Volusia
Coming into Saturday night’s World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park, veteran driver Don O’Neal was one of the biggest names to not have won a series victory.
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9:00AM ( 17 hours ago )