Saturday August 27th, 2016 4:07AM
Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:00AM ( 3 hours from now )
UPDATE: FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
8:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Maker recalls fresh-cut vegetables from stores in Southeast
Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from grocery, discount and convenience stores across the Southeast because the food may be contaminated with potentially fatal Listeria bacteria
5:32PM ( 10 hours ago )
Tennessee man arrested for trafficking meth in Lavonia
Lavonia Police arrested a Tennessee man earlier this month after locating $9,000 worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
5:22PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville to install temporary 'booster pump' for Highland Drive area
Crews will spend the next few weeks installing a temporary "booster pump" in an effort to increase water pressure to more than 36 fire hydrants along Highland Drive in North Hall.
2:56PM ( 13 hours ago )
Surveillance photos released in Tuesday bank robbery in Forsyth County
Authorities have released surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Forsyth County bank at gunpoint on Monday.
10:54AM ( 17 hours ago )
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
A judge has ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses
1:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
Middle Georgia official investigated over illegal tax breaks
A middle Georgia official is under investigation for using a disabled veterans' tax break to make his son's new home exempt from property taxes
7:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
Bystanders hold up collapsing roller coaster, save 6 kids
Fire officials say several bystanders held up a kiddie roller coaster that had begun to collapse in Georgia, allowing six children and one adult to escape
5:15PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack
Bangladesh police have killed 3 suspected militants, including an alleged mastermind of a major terror attack last month in which 20 people were killed
3:39AM ( 27 minutes ago )
The Latest: Italian quake death toll rises to 284
Italian authorities say the death toll in an Italian earthquake has risen to 284 people after three more bodies were recovered overnight from the rubble of Amatrice, the hilltop town that bore the brunt of the devastation
3:18AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers
Italian President Giorgio Mattarella has visited Amatrice, a town devastated in the earthquake that hit central Italy this week and the place with the highest death toll
3:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Chestatee overcomes elements, East Hall to halt losing skid
It took a split second to sink in -- but Chestatee saw two-plus seasons of heartache come to an end on Friday night.
7:59AM ( 3 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Bacus, North Hall pull out victory over Branch in nail-biter
The lights at Falcons Field may have gone out on David Bishop during his postgame interview Friday night, but the smile he displayed was nearly bright enough that it didn’t matter...
7:58AM ( 3 hours from now )
(VIDEO) West Hall storms past Johnson, 42-14 to claim Battle of Oakwood
West Hall gave a sneak peak of its abilities in last week's season opener -- and then turned Friday night's Battle of Oakwood into the big show.
7:57AM ( 3 hours from now )
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As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Las Vegas to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state of Nevada
2:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
N. Korea says UN condemnation of missile tests 'provocation'
North Korea has expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test
12:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported
A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing a fire, authorities said
11:04PM ( 5 hours ago )
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'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing
The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" has filed a motion seeking permission to perform extensive scientific tests on evidence she believes will show he's innocent
10:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke
Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."
9:20PM ( 6 hours ago )
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US
Organizers say the Oregon State Fair is the first state fair in the nation to allow living marijuana plants to go on public display
8:15PM ( 7 hours ago )
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24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
High 91°
Low 72°
Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

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After pole run, Logano shooting for Michigan sweep
If Joey Logano was looking for a good omen for Sunday, he found it on Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
Former Pres. Carter: presidential choices "quite unpopular"
The Latest on comments made by former President Jimmy Carter at a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Memphis.
9:37PM ( 4 days ago )