Saturday July 23rd, 2016 9:01PM
Georgia's back-to-school sales tax holiday just days away
If you can wait until next weekend to do some, if not all, of your back-to-school shopping, you can save some money.
9:00PM ( 1 minute ago )
IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people, raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan
7:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
Power interrupted at Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Officials say power was interrupted at Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Gainesville campus for nearly two hours Saturday afternoon.
4:20PM ( 4 hours ago )
'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US; north Georgia continues to swelter
Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide, including north Georgia.
2:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hall County Library System begins work on strategic plan update
For the next few months, the Hall County Library System (HCLS) will be working on an update to its strategic plan, and officials have started the process with an online community survey.
12:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Charter bus catches fire on I-85 in Buford, no injuries reported
Passengers on board a charter bus traveling down I-85 near Buford got a big scare when the bus caught on fire Friday afternoon.
10:30AM ( 10 hours ago )
University of North Georgia nursing program ranked among country's best
The University of North Georgia is ranked one of 2016's Best and Most Affordable Online RN to BSN programs in the nation, according to College Choice.
9:00PM ( 1 minute ago )
Jackson EMC names new Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer
As part of an ongoing strategic planning initiative, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is restructuring its operations to align all functions that directly provide service to cooperative members under a Chief Operating Officer and all functions that provide essential support services under a Chief Financial Officer.
6:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida
Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention
3:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sheriff died doing what he's always done: helping others
Garafola's brother-in-law says the sheriff died doing what he's always done: trying to help someone else
8:27PM ( 33 minutes ago )
California wildfires burn near Los Angeles and Big Sur
Wildfires are burning out of control in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes
8:04PM ( 56 minutes ago )
WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts
The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games
7:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kyle Busch dominates for Xfinity Series win at Indy
Even a set of old tires and a pair of late race restarts couldn’t derail the Kyle Busch dominance train at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.
8:17PM ( 44 minutes ago )
Two-a-Days: New coach Cornett sees first team talent at Towns County
John Cornett knew he would one day be a head football coach -- but he did not journey to Towns County with the express intent of taking that position. Yet when the assistant coach and son of a longtime head coach was approached about taking the vacancy this offseason it was an opportunity he could not let slip...
7:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Two-a-Days: Indians face tough task in new, rugged 8-AAAA
The Indians are one of the holdovers in Region 8-AAAA, which with the addition of Jefferson, Region 8-AAA champion Oconee County, and Region 6-AAAA champion St. Pius, may be one of the toughest in the state in any classification...
6:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage
Warner Bros. has unveiled never-before-seen footage from their superhero all-star film "Justice League," and much to the surprise of Comic-Con audiences Saturday, it is chock full of humor
6:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
New U-Haul dealer in Gainesville
U-Haul Company of Georgia announces that Horton Trailers & More has signed on as a U-Haul dealer.
5:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't
Hillary Clinton is calling her running mate, Tim Kaine, a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality
4:49PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Charley Hull, England lead UL International Crown
England is rolling in the LPGA Tour's UL International Crown
7:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
Police piecing together a profile of the gunman shot nine people to death at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, described him Saturday as a lone, depression-plagued killer who read books and kept newspaper files on mass killings
5:44PM ( 3 hours ago )
Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy by taking Brickyard 400 pole
Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy and will be on pole in bid to win back-to-back titles at Brickyard 400
4:37PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do the national political conventions typically have any impact on your choice for president?
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Poole powers to Limited Late Model victory at Hartwell
Ashley Poole drove to the front of the Limited Late Model feature on Saturday night at Hartwell Speedway, then went on to score the victory at the Hartwell, Ga. raceway.
8:00PM ( 2 days ago )