Wednesday December 7th, 2016 3:07PM
Update: 1 officer dead, second wounded following shooting in Southwest Georgia
Authorities say two law enforcement officers have been shot in south Georgia - one has died from his injuries.
1:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
UPDATE: Gainesville man dead, three others critical after Tuesday night crash on Thompson Bridge Road
A 19-year-old Gainesville man was killed and three people in the vehicle he occupied remain hospitalized after they were involved in a crash with an allegedly impaired driver.
10:13AM ( 4 hours ago )
'It was a sad day'
It was 75 years ago today that the Japanese staged a surprise attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, plunging the United States into World War II, which had been raging in Europe for two years. Recently, four northeast Georgians recalled how they first heard about the attack and what happened in the days and months immediately afterward.
7:01AM ( 8 hours ago )
Demorest, Habersham continue animal control stalemate
While Demorest Mayor Rick Austin agrees paying $8,100 per year to Habersham County for animal control services inside the city is a good deal, he disagrees with the county's assertion the city is delinquent on paying for several years of services.
12:28AM ( 14 hours ago )
Georgia executes ninth inmate this year, most in US
Georgia has executed its ninth inmate this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his father-in-law more than a quarter century ago
10:55PM ( 16 hours ago )
The Latest: Pence claims mandate for Trump administration
Vice President-elect Mike Pence is claiming a governing mandate for the Trump administration, calling on conservative activists to help the incoming White House pass an ambitiously conservative agenda
8:07PM ( 18 hours ago )
GDOT to close single lane of Ga. 53 Boling Bridge Wednesday night
Georgia Department of Transportation crews will close a single lane of the Boling Bridge on Ga. 53 in Hall County Wednesday night.
2:44PM ( 23 minutes ago )
US employers post fewer jobs, though openings stay healthy
U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in October than the previous month, but job openings are still at a mostly healthy level that points to steady hiring ahead
12:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Police: Deputy shoots man at suburban Atlanta courthouse
Officials say Georgia authorities are investigating after a sheriff's deputy shot a man at a suburban Atlanta courthouse
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Customs and Border chief: Migrant surge not letting up
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief says the surge of Central American families seeking asylum at the southwestern U.S. border is not letting up
2:53PM ( 13 minutes ago )
US border chief: Surge of immigrant families not letting up
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief says the surge of Central American families seeking asylum at the southwestern U.S. border is not letting up
2:44PM ( 22 minutes ago )
The Latest: Admiral gets ovation for national anthem remarks
U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris says those who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor never failed to stand for the national anthem
2:40PM ( 26 minutes ago )
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Q&A: Simpson says Wolves have faced down adversity but still have something to prove
Buford coach Jess Simpson knows a thing or two about state championships and title-winning teams. After all, he's coached seven squads that won it all for the Wolves...
6:03PM ( 2 hours from now )
Boys basketball: East Hall shoots past Lumpkin in 7-AAA opener
East Hall had four players score in double figures in taking an impressive 94-58 win over Lumpkin County Tuesday at home in both teams' Region 7-AAA opener.
12:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
Ryan nominated for Walter Payton Man of the Year award
The Atlanta Falcons named quarterback Matt Ryan as the team’s nominee for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.
10:39AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker
The Japanese telecoms and technology billionaire who promised President-elect Donald Trump $50 billion in investments in U.S. startups and 50,000 jobs over the next four years is a maverick who has long invested overseas
2:43PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Venezuela unveils 6 new bills amid galloping inflation
Venezuela has unveiled six new bills set to go into circulation next week
2:41PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Is demand for travel to Cuba flattening?
Demand for travel to Cuba may be flattening, with American Airlines cutting some flights, soaring hotel prices on the island and some Americans postponing trips because of uncertainty over Donald Trump's intentions
2:39PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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Judge refuses Brad Pitt's request to seal custody filings
A judge has rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about his custody dispute with estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt
2:16PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Free spirit, sheriff deputy's son among Oakland fire victims
The 36 people killed in the Oakland warehouse fire included a musical artist from Ohio who was generous in giving people hugs to make them feel appreciated
2:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year
Time magazine has named Donald Trump its Person of the Year
11:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. Government cancel its order for new presidential planes from Boeing over what the president-elect calls "out of control" costs?
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Grill notches emotional Snowflake 100 victory at 5 Flags
Augie Grill had his hands full Saturday night. He was struggling to cradle a shiny new, but bulky winner’s trophy and a coveted checkered flag while he posed for photos in victory lane at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.
By Chuck Corder
3:26AM ( 3 days ago )