clear
Sunday February 7th, 2016 6:56PM
5:27PM ( 1 hour ago ) Weather Alert
Barrow County tackles several weekend fires, two ruled intentional
Barrow County Emergency Services were kept busy over Super Bowl weekend by a series of structure and vehicle fires throughout the county, two of which were determined to be intentional human acts according to a Sunday afternoon press release.
6:00PM ( 55 minutes ago )
UPDATE: Snow possible across north Georgia Monday, Tuesday
Snow is possible across north Georgia Monday and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, but little or no accumulation is expected in the Gainesville area.
5:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
Local audiologist discusses newly diagnosed disorder where chewing noises send sufferers into rage
Do the sounds of chewing, throat clearing, coughing and sniffling send you into a rage? Are you unable to "just tune out" the sound of a ticking clock, or a co-worker drumming their finger nails on their desk? If so, you might have misophonia (alternately called Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome).
2:04PM ( 4 hours ago )
Early voting for presidential primaries begins Monday
​Early voting begins Monday in Hall County for the March 1 presidential primaries.
9:52AM ( 9 hours ago )
By Ken Stanford
Hall authorities continue firearms safety training for civilians
People new to owning or carrying a firearm have an free option when it comes to formalized training in Hall County.
6:46AM ( 12 hours ago )
By Derreck Booth
More than 20 people arrested by Georgia, Tennessee authorities on sex-related charges
Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking and online exploitation of children in Tennessee and Georgia.
6:00PM ( 1 day ago )
By The Associated Press
University of North Georgia launches Center for Cyber Operations Education
A cybersecurity education initiative through the University of North Georgia (UNG) aims to strengthen workforce opportunities in Georgia and fill critical staffing shortages in private industry, as well as in the Georgia Army National Guard, the U.S. Army and entities at all levels of government.
3:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
VIDEO: Better late than never. A cold plunge into Lake Lanier
It was sunny but cold, both on the dock and in the water, Saturday as about 50 brave souls took to the waters of Lake Lanier for the annual Polar Bear Plunge.
12:26PM ( 6 hours ago )
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia
School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many Georgia schools.
10:53PM ( 20 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Local/State
Peyton Manning came out firing and the Broncos scored first, taking a 3-0 lead
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local):3:45 p.m.Peyton Manning came o...
6:53PM ( 1 minute ago )
In the final sprint to Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, Chris Christie is among the candidates who need a strong performance to continue his presidential campaign
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matte...
6:29PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Ted Cruz's appeal among the base is relying, at least in part, by endorsements from some of the far right tea party wing of the Republican Party who oppose gay marriage and an evangelical leader who has described Hitler as a hunter of Jews sent by Go
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The Texas senator's strength in the 2016 Republican presidential primary is drawn, at least in part...
5:52PM ( 1 hour ago )
More National News
National
Wrestling: Area wrestlers take down next step toward Traditional titles
Northeast Georgia area wrestlers took the next step toward possible state titles Saturday in Traditional Sectionals held around the state...
11:08AM ( 16 hours from now )
STATE CHAMP: Jefferson's Porter wins GHSA 100 freestyle title
Jefferson’s Camille Porter had a big day Saturday at the 2016 Georgia High School Association swimming championships at the McCauley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech... (PHOTO GALLERY FROM AREA COMPETITORS IN ATLANTA INCLUDED.)
8:51AM ( 10 hours ago )
Boys basketball: Riverside notches 8-AA's top seed, first state berth since 2009-10
The Riverside Military basketball team completed an impressive regular season on Saturday.
11:06PM ( 19 hours ago )
More Sports News
Sports
The Latest: A Quicken Loans ad touts a mobile app with the line, "Push button, get mortgage," evoking memories of reckless lending that led to the Great Recession
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game:___6:30 p.m.Does Quicken Loans remember the financial crisis? The game hasn't started, but its a...
6:34PM ( 20 minutes ago )
A Somalia government spokesman says that CCTV video footage at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Security video footage taken at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security...
6:30PM ( 24 minutes ago )
"Kung Fu Panda 3" led the box office over Super Bowl weekend, while the Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austin-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" follow distantly behind
NEW YORK (AP) — The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box of...
4:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
More Business News
Business
Alicia Keys was energetic when she performed for a loud and excited audience at a pre-Super Bowl party, but she also got serious at the top of her show
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alicia Keys was energetic when she performed for a loud and excited audience at a pre-Super Bowl party, but she also got serious at the top of her show.Keys opened her performance...
5:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
The 43rd annual Annie Awards were a joyous affair for "Inside Out."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 43rd annual Annie Awards were a joyous affair for "Inside Out."The Pixar release won the Annies' top honor and 10 awards altogether at the ceremony Saturday evening at UCLA's Ro...
2:17PM ( 4 hours ago )
British officials are seeking to reassure the public after a movie stunt featuring an exploding London bus sparks some concerns
LONDON (AP) — A bus has exploded in central London — but this time it's only for a movie.City officials Sunday reassured the public that the explosion was a movie stunt for "The Foreigner" starring Ja...
9:30AM ( 9 hours ago )
More Entertainment
Entertainment
550AM
102.9FM
1240AM
Today's Survey Question
Do you have a emergency kit or stash of supplies for use in the wake of a disaster?
Yes
No
clear
24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
50°
High 55°
Low 35°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

More Weather
Franklin scores NeSmith World Championship victory
Dennis “Rambo” Franklin of Gaffney, S.C. is like the Coyote in the Road Runner cartoons when it comes to the Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race. He has tried for ten years to win the race, and has come so close only to have an anvil fall out of the sky to crush his chances.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 2 days ago )