Friday April 29th, 2016 12:17PM
US consumer spending inches up in March
U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in spending on autos and other durable goods
10:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Flags across Georgia fly at half-staff after deadly crash
Flags across Georgia are at half-staff in remembrance of four University of Georgia students killed and another critically injured in a high-speed car crash a few miles south of the Athens campus
7:59AM ( 4 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Hall County School District opens new performing arts center at NHHS
After almost a year of work, Hall County School District officials unveiled the brand new performing arts center at North Hall High School.
6:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Riverside Military Academy announces new president
The Board of Trustees for Riverside Military Academy announced Thursday they have selected a new president to lead the institution. Col. William J. Gallagher, US Army (Ret.), will be the ninth president in the academy's 109-year history
9:59PM ( 14 hours ago )
By Alyson Shields, Bryan Pirkle
UPDATED: Authorities identify body in Lake Lanier
The body pulled from Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon has been identified as a missing Dekalb County firefighter.
6:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
Design of Lanier Tech's new campus beginning to take shape
​Preliminary plans for Lanier Technical College's new campus on Highway 365 at Howard Road in Hall County are beginning to emerge.
4:32PM ( 19 hours ago )
Section of Bradford Street to be closed for three weeks
A section of Bradford Street in Gainesville will be closed for three weeks starting Monday.
10:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units
8:18AM ( 3 hours ago )
Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested
Some 20 people have been arrested after raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in southern California Thursday night as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County
7:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year
12:01PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills many including worshippers
Insurgents shelled a mosque in a government-held neighborhood of Aleppo, killing at least 15 people as they left Friday prayers, while government airstrikes struck rebel-held parts of Syria's largest city
11:56AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Cruz getting Indiana governor's endorsement
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is giving Ted Cruz a big boost in his push to stop Donald Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination
11:48AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Baseball: Red Elephants try to erase memories of 2015 finish, recent adversity as 2016 playoffs begin
Gainesville baseball coach Jeremy Kemp put it very succinctly earlier this week as the Red Elephants prepared to open the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in a doubleheader against Alexander at Ivey-Watson Field...
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Soccer playoffs: Northeast Georgia squads continue stellar start to postseason
While the first two days of the state soccer playoffs proved strong for northeast Georgia programs, Thursday was downright dominant. Eight area programs clinched second round berths during the night, including a pair of statement victories.
12:20PM ( 3 minutes from now )
Russell Fleeman scores Hartwell Limited Late Model win
Former asphalt Late Model champion Russell Fleeman showed again on Saturday night he knows his way around a dirt track.
10:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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FDA reconsiders training requirements for painkillers
The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses
11:51AM ( 24 minutes ago )
The Latest: Norway calls off helicopter rescue, says 13 dead
Norwegian rescue officials say the search operation after the helicopter crash near Bergen is over and all 13 people who were on board are presumed dead
11:51AM ( 25 minutes ago )
The Latest: Norway bans Airbus helicopter type from flying
The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority says it is immediately banning helicopters of the same type as the one that crashed Friday of its western shore from flying in the Scandinavian country or near Norwegian offshore facilities
11:42AM ( 34 minutes ago )
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Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove
Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique discovery
10:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day
What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renown movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday
8:09AM ( 4 hours ago )
AP Exclusive: Prince's 'Purple Rain' coat is up for auction
A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 cult classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block
8:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
How do you think Governor Nathan Deal will treat the campus carry legislation?
He'll sign it.
He'll veto it.
He'll take no action, and it will become law by default.
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Hagar rolls to USCS Sprint Car win at Smoky Mountain
Derek Hagar made his first 2016 visit to the victory lane for the USCS Sprint Car Series Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn.
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8:00AM ( 2 days ago )