Sunday October 4th, 2015 7:45PM
Over 10,000 Habersham EMC customers without power; Ga. Power also coping with outages
Power crews and public safety officials spent all day Sunday and into the night dealing with numerous downed trees, broken poles and broken power lines in White and surrounding counties.
5:39PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Freeman leads Falcons to another win, 48-21 over Texans
No need for another fourth-quarter comeback...
5:23PM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATED: Ga. man dies in weather-related accident in NC, strong winds topple trees across North Ga.
Wind gusts of more than 40 mph wreaked havoc on North Georgia Sunday morning, bringing down trees and knocking out power for thousands of people.
4:15PM ( 3 hours ago )
Monday is deadline to register to vote in Nov. elections
Monday is the deadline to register to vote Nov. 3 when Hall County residents will be asked to approve an extension of the education sales tax and a number of city elections will be held.
11:30AM ( 8 hours ago )
Town hall on developmental disabilities coming to Gainesville
A Georgia non-profit that provides parental family support, advocacy and training for people with developmental disabilities is coming to Gainesville again to host a town hall session.
10:52AM ( 8 hours ago )
Immigration and Naturalization Act, signed 50 years ago, triggered seismic population change
NEW YORK (AP) — It was considered a symbolic move — President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal ch...
9:23AM ( 10 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Blessing of Animals at Grace Episcopal
The annual Blessing of Animals was observed Sunday afternoon at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville.
6:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall sheriff's office, other NE Ga. law enforcement groups recognized by GOHS
More than 25 different law enforcement agencies were honored recently during the 15th Annual Governor's Challenge awards program hosted by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety at the Macon Centreplex.
6:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Church leaders in rural Oregon town at forefront of healing process after campus killings
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation on Sunday that "violence will not have the last word" in this southern Or...
7:28PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Portuguese government wins re-election despite austerity policies opposed across Europe
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's center-right coalition government earned another four-year term Sunday, winning a general election behind an improving economy that weathered the austerity measures...
7:08PM ( 36 minutes ago )
The Latest on NFL Week 4: Adrian Peterson finally breaks loose for 48-yard touchdown
The latest from NFL games around the league on the fourth Sunday of the season (all times EDT):7:00 p.m.Bottled up most of the day, Adrian Peterson finally broke loose — just when the Vikings need him...
7:06PM ( 38 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County battles past East Hall to stay tied for first in 7-AAA
Dawson County football maybe under a new head coach and still learning its way through the 2015 campaign, but the Tigers are currently tied for first place in Region 7-AAA.
11:30AM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) No. 3 Dragons, Wood roll over No. 4 Elbert, 27-8
It may have been advertised as the Colby Wood vs. Mecole Hardman showdown. But it was the Dragons offensive line that deserved top-billing Friday night.
11:17AM ( 1 day ago )
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Short practices are intense for Chase bubble drivers
With intermittent rain playing havoc with the racing schedule at Dover International Speedway, Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contestants scrambled to learn as much as they could during two short practice sessions at the Monster Mile.
8:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
Watkinsville's Townley scores first Truck Series win at Las Vegas
John Wes Townley collected his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night, saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350.
2:20AM ( 17 hours ago )
Fittipaldi, Barbosa capture Prototype title at Petit Le Mans
Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa – with an assist by IndyCar star Sebastien Bourdais – overcame treacherous weather conditions on Saturday at Road Atlanta, using a Prototype (P) class victory in the rain-shortened 18th edition of the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda to clinch their second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
1:31AM ( 18 hours ago )
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Astronauts again blast off at box office, 'The Martian' lands with $55 million debut
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening just days after NASA announced findings showing water on Mars, "The Martian" soaked up moviegoers at the box office.Ridley Scott's 3-D space epic touched down in theaters with...
4:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
Challenged Child & Friends receives $5,000 grant from AT&T
AT&T has awarded Challenged Child & Friends a $5,000 grant from its AT&T CARES program.
12:22PM ( 7 hours ago )
AP analysis: Death by the dozens; experts calculate toll of VW pollution dodge over 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Ass...
9:08PM ( 22 hours ago )
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Lady Gaga said she felt alive and 'like herself' on 'American Horror Story: Hotel'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Appearing in the new season of "American Horror Story" was a life boost for Lady Gaga.The singer raved about her experience on "American Horror Story: Hotel" as she arrived for the...
4:44PM ( 3 hours ago )
And action! Hillary Clinton plays a wise bartender consoling candidate Clinton in 'SNL' sketch
WASHINGTON (AP) — Set 'em up, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and lend an ear to the troubles of a presidential candidate.The front-runner for the Democratic nomination appeared on the season opener of "Satur...
4:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Patrick Kennedy memoir takes hard look at family secrecy, mental illness, substance abuse
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new book by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, openly discusses what he says are the mental illnesses and addictions of himself a...
2:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Brittany Force leads rain shortened Top Fuel qualifying
Brittany Force ran career-best numbers to claim the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel at the NHRA Keystone Nationals.
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10:00PM ( 21 hours ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 2 days ago )