Sunday February 19th, 2017 8:59PM
Chase Elliott snares second straight Daytona 500 pole
The relative silence of the air in Dawsonville, Georgia was shattered late Sunday afternoon by the wail of noisy siren. But don’t be fooled. To the hometown racing fans, that sound is as beautiful as the song of a bluebird.
6:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Pilot OK, road still closed after small plane crash in Dawson County
Authorities say Goodson Road in southern Dawson County has been closed for several hours after a small aircraft crashed there just before noon Sunday.
4:30PM ( 4 hours ago )
Sugar Hill seeks to establish building authority for downtown area
Sugar Hill is asking the local delegation to the Georgia General Assembly to establish a building authority for its downtown area.
3:53PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Georgia Department of Labor to host veterans career workshops in northeast Georgia this month
On Tuesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon, the Department of Labor will provide free workshops to area veterans looking for assistance regarding employment.
12:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
By Russell Brown
UPDATE: Florida senator files bill to help Florida in 'water war' with Georgia
Following the release of a Special Master's report last week favoring Georgia over Florida in the long-running battle over water, a Florida senator is turning to Congress for help.
9:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
NE Georgia Medical Center Braselton: National recognition for eco-friendly design
Northeast Georgia Medical Center has won dozens of national awards for how well it cares for patients, but now its hospital in Braselton is also being nationally recognized for how well it cares for the environment.
7:30AM ( 13 hours ago )
Gainesville Mayor to deliver State of the City address this week
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is scheduled to deliver this year's State of the City address Tuesday.
7:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants
The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally
5:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
Ten UNG students named Fulbright semifinalists
Ten students from the University of North Georgia have been selected as semifinalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a highly competitive fellowship that enables students to pursue academic endeavors overseas.
4:30PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right
After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors
8:25PM ( 32 minutes ago )
AP source: Trump's revised travel ban targets same countries
A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same Muslim-majority countries listed in his original executive order but exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the United States
8:18PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care
President Donald Trump is stepping up his search for a national security adviser, with several interviews on tap
6:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Logano avoids last lap drama for Clash win at Daytona
Going into the final lap of Sunday’s rain postponed running of the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway, Joey Logano was hoping to push his teammate to the lead.
2:14PM ( 6 hours ago )
Class AAA playoffs: Vikings survive wild finish with Westminster to advance
Mahki Brown was determined not to fail for a second time...
11:12AM ( 9 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Class AAAAA playoffs: Buford teams sweep into second round
The Buford basketball teams advanced into the second round of the Class AAAAA playoffs with impressive at the Buford City Arena...
10:40AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Great expectations: Indians eye Series title after '16 run
One swing from winning the World Series in 2016, the Cleveland Indians want to finish the job this season
8:29PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote
The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa takes the lead in early results from Ecuador's presidential election, and is just under the threshold needed to win outright and avoid a runoff against his nearest rival
7:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
Clark: Comments "unprofessional" on Betances arbitration
Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances "unprofessional."
7:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Fashion takes London by storm with Preen, Topshop, Mulberry
London Fashion Week is nearing its climax with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital
3:49PM ( 5 hours ago )
'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'
"The Lego Batman Movie" commanded the Presidents Day weekend box office, staying No. 1 for the second straight week, while the China-oriented "The Great Wall" failed to show much muscle in North America
3:36PM ( 5 hours ago )
Logano takes advantage of late crash, wins Clash at Daytona
Joey Logano won the Clash at Daytona, stealing a victory when Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski wrecked on the final lap
2:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should Republicans overhaul health care and the tax code this year without Democratic help in Congress?
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Bloomquist holds on for Friday LOLMDS win at East Bay
Defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion Scott Bloomquist held off series newcomer Josh Richards to win the Friday night’s Winternationals feature at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida.
By Series PR
12:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Man gets new life sentence for killing Atlanta officer 25 years ago
A man sent to death row 23 years ago for killing an Atlanta police officer has been given a new sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole
By The Associated Press
5:38PM ( 2 days ago )