Wednesday January 16th, 2019 2:42PM
The Latest: 7 Democrats visit White House to talk to Trump
Seven Democratic lawmakers, including newly elected freshmen, have arrived at the White House ready to ask President Donald Trump to reopen the government while talks continue over border security
12:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Collins, other Georgia representatives refuse pay during government shutdown
Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville is one of five Georgia representatives who have asked to have their pay withheld as the partial government shutdown continues.
11:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
US military says American troops killed in Syria blast
U.S. military says a number of service members have been killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria
10:24AM ( 4 hours ago )
Barrow County man charged with vehicular homicide after Friday crash in Dacula
A Barrow County man, already facing charges in a Friday night crash in Dacula, has now been charged with vehicular homicide following the death of a passenger in his vehicle.
8:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
GDOT funds more than $11M in projects for Northeast Georgia
The Georgia Department of Transportation has freed up more than $11. 2 million for road resurfacing and bridge replacement projects in Northeast Georgia.
6:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
Oakwood council members approve first reading of pay increase for council, mayor
A pay raise could be in the future for city council members and the mayor of Oakwood.
5:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open
Sears avoids liquidation after 11th-hour negotiations buy more time for the 132-year-old department store chain
12:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Atlanta officer shoots, kills man stealing unmarked car
Authorities say an Atlanta police officer shot and killed a man accused of stealing his unmarked police vehicle at a gas station
8:30AM ( 6 hours ago )
Browns Bridge lane closures planned today and tomorrow
Work continues on the new Browns Bridge on State Route 369 and that means some lane closures the next two days
5:59AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Kenya says gunmen are killed in hotel attack; 14 victims die
Kenya's president says all the gunmen who staged a deadly attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi have been killed
2:15PM ( 24 minutes ago )
May government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin
2:10PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Justices appear ready to void Tennessee alcohol sales law
The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a Tennessee provision that requires people to live in the state for two years before obtaining a license to sell alcohol
1:56PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Wrestling: Area teams look for another strong showing at State Duals
Once again, not only will northeast Georgia be well represented in the upcoming State Duals wrestling tournament, but four area programs head into the meet with either No. 1 or No. 2 seeds in their respective classifications...
1:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
Football: Former GHS coach Miller joining Branch staff
Former Gainesville head football coach Bruce Miller, who guided the Red Elephants to the Class 3A state title in 2012, is joining the Flowery Branch staff as a lay coach for the upcoming 2019 season...
10:53AM ( 3 hours ago )
Atlanta United, Josef Martinez agree to 5-year extension
Atlanta United announced Wednesday it has signed forward Josef Martinez to a five-year contract extension that will last through the 2023 season...
10:35AM ( 4 hours ago )
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The Latest: UK's May wins vote to keep job, Brexit chaos
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has survived a no-confidence vote called after May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers
2:21PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests
Zimbabwe police arrest 600 plus in harsh crackdown on protests over fuel price protests
1:42PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Democrats hit Wheeler's rollbacks at EPA during hearing
Acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler describes himself as a champion of deregulation and the environment at his confirmation hearing
1:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris
Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the dark depths of monochrome.
2:35PM ( 5 minutes ago )
Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes
Some of the first stops for Democrats wanting to succeed President Donald Trump are the studios where CBS' Stephen Colbert and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow work
1:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation
Memoir by former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett is among those excerpted in free online compilation
10:58AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Do you consider the situation at the U.S.-Mexican border to be a crisis?
It is a crisis.
It is serious, but not a crisis.
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Kyle Larson motors to Tuesday Chili Bowl qualifying win
Kyle Larson grabbed the lead on lap 6 of Tuesday night’s A-Feature, then went unchallenged en route to the Warren CAT Qualifying Night victory at the Lucas Oil...
By Bryan Hulbert
2:01AM ( 12 hours ago )