Sunday October 4th, 2015 9:28PM
HEMC officials advise public to avoid downed power lines
Habersham EMC is advising residents in it's coverage area to avoid any downed power lines as the company attempts to restore power to the almost 14,000 customers without power.
7:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 3 hours ago )
By Dean Dyer
Freeman leads Falcons to another win, 48-21 over Texans
No need for another fourth-quarter comeback...
5:23PM ( 4 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 ( 5 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 ( 9 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 ( 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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 3 hours ago )
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GAINESVILLE - Is it flooding where you area?
1:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. TORRENTIAL RAIN SWAMPS HUNDREDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOMES, BUSINESSESEmergency crews rescue sco...
9:07PM ( 20 minutes ago )
The Latest: In South Carolina capital, many without drinking water after water main breaks
The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):___8:10 p.m.Officials with the South Carolina capital city of Columbia say many residents are without drinking wa...
8:53PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announces uphill bid for House speaker against No. 2 leader Kevin McCarthy
WASHINGTON (AP) — An up-and-coming House committee chairman announced his long-shot candidacy Sunday for speaker of the House, adding a new dose of turmoil for reeling House Republicans.GOP Rep. Jason...
8:48PM ( 39 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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Kevin Harvick dominates Dover to stay in the Chase
By Jove, he’s done it again! Forced to win at Dover International Speedway to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes alive Sunday, Kevin Harvick did just that, dominating Sunday’s AAA 400 to stave off elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
8:43PM ( 45 minutes ago )
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 ( 13 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 ( 19 hours ago )
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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 ( 2 hours ago )
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 ( 5 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 ( 9 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 ( 4 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 ( 5 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 ( 6 hours ago )
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Tony Stewart set to retire from Sprint Cup after 2016
Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart announced Wednesday that he will be retiring as a Sprint Cup driver at the end of the 2016 racing season, bringing an end to a 20-year career for one of the sports most successful and controversial drivers.
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4:52PM ( 4 days 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 )