Sunday March 18th, 2018 7:09AM
Special election is Tuesday for Dawsonville mayor, local city council seats
A special election is to be held Tuesday to fill a handful of local offices at the municipal level, including the mayor's office in Dawsonville and several seats on city and town councils.
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Tornado of 1998 remembered in hard-hit north Hall County
The memory of an unusually warm spring morning two decades ago and the devastation that accompanied it are memories still fresh in the psyche of many Clermont area residents.
6:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Changes to planned Sterling on the Lake addition approved by Flowery Branch council
The Flowery Branch City Council gave final approval to changes to a proposed addition to the Sterling on the Lake subdivision at it's meeting Thursday.
4:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Flocks of BURDS will land in Gainesville, Hall County on Tuesday
In an effort organizers are calling "a public art adventure," flocks of small golden BURDS will show up across Gainesville and Hall County on Tuesday, March 20 - the first day of spring.
12:00PM ( 19 hours ago )
Stolen vehicle, gun cases lead from Jackson to DeKalb County
​Jackson County's Sheriff said two vehicles, several guns and other items stolen in her county have been recovered in DeKalb County.
9:49AM ( 21 hours ago )
Forsyth County, again named healthiest county in GA; Hall comes in at #13
Forsyth County has earned the title of "healthiest county in Georgia" for the sixth time.
9:00AM ( 22 hours ago )
18-lot subdivision planned in North Hall
An 18-lot subdivision is planned on 43 acres in North Hall at the Sardis Road-Ledan Road intersection.
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Sunday: Around Northeast Georgia
12:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
North Georgia Community Foundation receives national rating
The North Georgia Community Foundation recently earned Charity Navigator’s coveted four-star rating.
10:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Lawmakers quibble over details of $1.3T US spending bill
While most of the funding issues in the $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill for the U.S. government have been sorted out, lawmakers are quibbling over a number of policy riders
5:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lawmakers say UK should consider postponing Brexit
Lawmakers say UK should consider postponing Brexit if not enough time to strike deal with EU
5:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Bridge victim's grieving uncle lashes out at 'incompetence'
A grieving uncle is lashing out against what he called a "colossal failure" that allowed a partially completed pedestrian bridge to collapse and kill his niece along with five other people
5:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Aric Almirola’s Friday woes continue at Fontana
You won’t hear Aric Almirola saying “Thank goodness it’s Friday”— not this year at least. Fridays typically are qualifying days for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and Almirola...
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Joey Logano spanks NASCAR Xfinity field at Fontana
The best measure of Joey Logano’s dominance in Saturday’s Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway came during one of the rare instances when the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford didn’t have the lead.
1:39AM ( 5 hours ago )
Golf: Red Elephants win Athens Classic
The Gainesville boys golf team fired a 294 to win the Athens Classic Saturday at the UGA Golf Course...
10:20PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Manila hotel fire leaves at least 3 dead, 2 trapped
A fire that hit a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital has killed at least three employees, trapped two others and forced the evacuation of more than 300 guests, some by helicopter
5:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Mr. Fix-It': China's new VP has tackled thorniest of crises
Wang Qishan is known as China's 'Mr. Fix-it,' a trustworthy official deployed to tackle the thorniest of crises _ from crumbling banks to deadly illness to high-level corruption
12:21AM ( 6 hours ago )
Bridge collapse victim's uncle rages at 'incompetence'
As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span
10:45PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Bark Bracket: Retrievers become top dogs, boosted by UMBC
The new top dogs in the NCAA basketball tournament are the Retrievers, the mascot for the surprising team from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County
2:14AM ( 4 hours ago )
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to speak at MIT about the role of culture
World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma is set to give a lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:49PM ( 8 hours ago )
Vandal tags mural created by British graffiti artist Banksy
British graffiti artist Banksy is drawing crowds to his New York City mural but for an unfortunate reason
4:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Lowe's to end sponsorship of 7-time NASCAR champion Johnson
Lowe's, one of the last remaining corporate giants in NASCAR, announced Wednesday that it will not sponsor seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson after this season, an ominous sign for the nation's top racing series.
By Jenna Fryer-AP Auto Racing Writer
7:30PM ( 3 days ago )