Tuesday October 13th, 2015 9:44AM
'Extreme delays' expected most of week on downtown Gainesville street
Road work is planned again this week on a busy downtown Gainesville thoroughfare.
8:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
Oakwood approves rezoning for new townhomes near JHS
Oakwood City Council voted unanimously to rezone a 12.76-acre tract of land on Poplar Springs Road to allow a townhome community to be built
6:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Banks County pallet mill destroyed by fire
It took firefighters about five and one-half hours to bring a fire at a Banks County industry under control overnight.
4:13AM ( 5 hours ago )
Lula bridge closed because 'structure has failed again'
The wooden overpass over the Norfolk Southern Railroad on Cobb Street in Lula is closed again.
10:10PM ( 11 hours ago )
Judge sets trial date in hot-SUV death case for February
A judge ruled on Monday that she won't try charges that a Georgia man accused in his son's death had inappropriate online exchanges with an underage girl separately from murder charges against him.
4:39PM ( 17 hours ago )
Student arrested in alleged shooting threat at Ga college
A student from Emory University's Oxford College is facing charges after allegedly posting a threat on social media to shoot up the school.
4:32PM ( 17 hours ago )
Winter clothing distribution planned in Hall, 4 other counties Oct. 22
Caring Hands Ministries will distribute winter clothing for children and adults in Hall, Lumpkin, White, Habersham and Dawson counties Oct. 22.
9:39AM ( 5 minutes ago )
HCFS Marine Rescue Division trains for flooding disasters
As South Carolina continues to deal with catastrophic flooding, Hall County Fire Services' (HCFS) Marine Rescue Team is learning how to respond if that type of disaster struck the Gainesville area.
9:02AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Person close to situation: Spurrier retiring from South Carolina, effective immediately
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has told his players that he is retiring, effective immediately.The 70-year-old coach informed players of his decision Monday night, said a pe...
12:05AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Dutch Safety Board says Buk missile fired from surface to air system downed MH17
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile that downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 exploded less than a meter from the cockpit, killing the crew inside instantly and breaking off the front o...
9:05AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Fire chief: 2 Kansas City firefighters killed saving residents from collapsing fiery building
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two firefighters who saved two residents from a burning apartment complex in Kansas City were killed when a wall collapsed onto them after they had evacuated the building, auth...
9:00AM ( 43 minutes ago )
The Latest on Kansas City fire: Chief: Firefighters had evacuated building when killed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The latest on the collapse of a burning apartment building in Kansas City that killed two firefighters (all times local):7:55 a.m.The Kansas City fire chief says two firefighte...
8:58AM ( 45 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Watson's climb leading Dawson back to top
Coey Watson is developing into one of the top quarterbacks in the area -- and the rest of Region 7-AAA is finding out firsthand.
4:49PM ( 7 hours from now )
5 things: What we learned from Week 7 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 7 of high school football...
8:23PM ( 13 hours ago )
WEEK 7: Region title, playoff races take shape after big night
The state playoff picture began to take a little better shape after some key matchups Friday night.
9:16AM ( 3 days ago )
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Roddy White says cheers from Falcons fans 'meant a lot'
Roddy White felt the need to question his role in the Falcons' offense last week...
9:57AM ( 12 minutes from now )
Johnson blaming himself, players for Georgia Tech's slide
It's gotten so bad for Georgia Tech that coach Paul Johnson can no longer count on his beloved spread option offense to run basic plays.
9:41AM ( 3 minutes ago )
Region 8-AAAA softball: Lady Wolves take title in thriller over North Hall
Buford won the Region 8-AAAA girls softball title in thrilling fashion Monday.
11:50PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Twitter laying off up to 336 people, 8 percent workforce as new CEO cracks down on expenses
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is laying off up to 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.The cutbacks announced Tuesday could equate...
9:23AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Deal reached in principle to create company controlling a third of global beer sales
BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser an...
7:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
China's September imports plunge 20.4 percent in new sign of economic weakness
BEIJING (AP) — China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.Imports plunged 20.4 percent from a year earlier to $145...
6:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Child of the '60s H.R. Pufnstuf visits 'Mutt & Stuff' to entertain 21st-century preschoolers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — H.R. Pufnstuf is coming back to television, and he's bringing a few old pals along with him.The title character of the 1969-71 children's series will appear on an episode of Nickelo...
9:18AM ( 25 minutes ago )
Kirill Petrenko to take over as Berlin Philharmonic's chief conductor in 2019, keep Munich job
BERLIN (AP) — Kirill Petrenko will take over as chief conductor at the Berlin Philharmonic in 2019, and will do the new job alongside his existing role as the Bavarian State Opera's musical director f...
8:46AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Esquire names sultry Emilia Clarke of 'Game of Thrones' the Sexiest Woman Alive
NEW YORK (AP) — It's most definitely Emilia Clarke's year.The 28-year-old Londoner, who plays menacing, white-haired Daenerys Targaryen, aka Khaleesi, aka Mother of Dragons on "Game of Thrones," is Es...
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Austin Dillon wins to sweep Charlotte Xfinity races
Austin Dillon lit up the field to win Saturday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 for his fourth NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the year, sweeping both of the seasons Xfinity races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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12:13AM ( 3 days ago )
Good news at the pump, bad news for older Americans: No increase in Social Security next year
WASHINGTON (AP) — For just the third time in 40 years, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect no increase in benefits next year, which is unwelcome n...
9:08AM ( 1 day ago )