Saturday November 28th, 2015 9:47AM
Gainesville runoff election is Tuesday
A runoff election for a seat on the Gainesville City Council will be held Tuesday.
9:15AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Gunman opens fire at Planned Parenthood clinic, killing 3 before surrendering to police
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover unde...
8:50AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Deadline to sponsor Wreaths Across America at Alta Vista is Monday
Each holiday season, veteran grave sites at Alta Vista cemetery in Gainesville are adorned with wreaths as part of Wreaths Across America.
3:42PM ( 18 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Holiday shoppers hit Gainesville stores early
Black Friday may still have status as the kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but Thanksgiving Thursday is gaining ground as more stores opt to open early.
10:01AM ( 23 hours ago )
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White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.The man was immediately appre...
10:11PM ( 1 day ago )
Brenau professor: Shopping small, holiday spending on the rise
A local economist is encouraging holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.
5:51PM ( 1 day ago )
PLAYOFFS: Three goes into four, as area trio earn semifinal berths
Once the dust settled on Friday night, northeast Georgia found three teams still standing in the state football playoffs -- and it was so nearly four...
9:01AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Sanders says if elected president he would build upon Obama executive actions on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders vowed Tuesday to create a "humane" immigration system and said if elected he would expand upon President Barack Obama's executive act...
8:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
Savannah church fire investigated as possible arson
Savannah fire officials say a blaze that damaged a church is being investigated as a possible arson.
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The Latest: Obama says Planned Parenthood shooting shows US must make it harder to get guns
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):___7:30 a.m.President Barack Obama says the Planned Parenthood shootings show th...
9:29AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Egypt says 90 percent chance of hidden chambers in King Tut's tomb amid new probe
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-y...
9:20AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Hamstrung by Congress, GOP opposition, Obama heads to Paris to clinch global climate agreement
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even agree whether glob...
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(VIDEO) Class AAAAAA: Mill Creek routs Archer to advance to first semifinals
Mill Creek used a dominating defensive performance to whip Archer 23-0 and advance to its first-ever semifinals in a Class AAAAAA quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Mill Creek Community Stadium.
8:58AM ( 49 minutes ago )
(VIDEO) Class AAAA: Buford stomps into ninth straight state semifinal
Were it any other team the number alone would seem absurd, but Buford football could care less about numbers at this time of year -- at least any number but "one."
8:58AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Class A Public: Road warrior Tigers march back into semifinals
The road keeps on getting longer -- and Commerce football is enjoying every second of the ride.
8:57AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Class AAA: Dawson's magical run ended by BT, Shelton
Dawson County football will never forget a magical 2015 football season.
8:56AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Girls basketball: Gainesville falls to Lee out of Alabama
The Gainesville girls basketball team fell 71-32 to Lee High School from Alabama on Friday in a tournament played in Tennessee.
1:17AM ( 8 hours ago )
Girls basketball: Lakeview drops two in Tennessee tournament
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team dropped two contests on Friday at the Holiday Inn Invitational tournament in Cleveland, Tenn.
1:15AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Banking, trucking among policy disputes central to budget battle; shutdown deadline approaches
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farm-state lawmakers are trying to thwart new clean water rules.Banks are looking to ease oversight requirements.Brokers are working to stall a new rule raising standards for investm...
9:30AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Sanders' single-payer health plan is the ultimate 'repeal and replace' model in 2016 campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.The Vermont independent who's seeking the...
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
After Paris attacks, US politics shift on government phone data collection; Rubio sees opening
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubi...
4:11AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Rocker Jack White opens Third Man Records store in hometown of Detroit, 1st outside Nashville
DETROIT (AP) — Rocker Jack White has opened a Third Man Records store in his hometown, the Motor City.The Grammy-nominated White — the singer, guitarist, drummer and producer who rose to acclaim in th...
5:50PM ( 15 hours ago )
This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 26, 2015:Top Songs1. Hello, Adele2. Sorry, Justin Bieber3. Love Yourself, Justin Bieber4. When We Were Young, Adele5. Hotline Bling, Drake6. Like...
4:34PM ( 17 hours ago )
As it lay dying: Ole Miss to demolish 1980 power plant where Faulkner wrote landmark book
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Late one night at the University of Mississippi power plant, William Faulkner turned over a wheelbarrow, used it as a makeshift table and began writing the classic novel "As I Lay...
3:31PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Honeycutt wins Semi-Pro Winter Flurry opener at AMS
Sixty-two U.S. Legends and Bandolero cars took to the quarter-mile Thunder Ring at Atlanta Motor Speedway to kick off a brand new season of Winter Flurry racing on Saturday afternoon. The Week 1 event featured six racing divisions, seven feature races and many new and familiar faces to AMS.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland now open
An official grand opening and road-naming ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon for the State Route 11/US 129 North Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland, previously known as the Cleveland Bypass.
By Dean Dyer
9:45PM ( 3 days ago )