Thursday November 26th, 2015 6:09PM
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 ( 17 minutes ago )
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...
5:49PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade; St. Louis parade resumes
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers pa...
3:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Community groups provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Local organizations provide Thanksgiving meals, clothes and care packages to residents in need.
12:37PM ( 5 hours ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
8:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 11 hours ago )
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The Latest: Putin: Russia ready to cooperate with US-led coalition fighting IS
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.10:20 p.m.French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident,...
3:21PM ( 2 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 8 hours ago )
Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct
A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
5:26AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Authorities: Man gets through airport security in Salt Lake City with stolen boarding pass
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender with a stolen boarding pass got through airport security in Salt Lake City and checked in at a gate for a flight to California before he was caught earlier this mo...
4:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian plane deepens with Moscow moving to cut economic ties
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey...
4:15PM ( 1 hour ago )
Trump called out for appearing to mock reporter with disability, denies it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.A s...
4:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
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'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
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Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County seniors leading, enjoying Tigers' march through history
At the start of the season, Dawson County football players knew their team had plenty of potential -- but this has them pinching themselves a little bit.
9:39PM ( 1 day ago )
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VIDEO: Races won, Champions crowned in NASCAR finales at Homestead
After 10 months, 35 races, nine elimination races, a lot of racing and just as much drama, it all came down to the final restart. Kyle Busch surged ahead of leader Brad Keselowski with just seven laps left in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and sped away to not only score the victory, but to clinch his first career Sprint Cup Series championship.
2:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Girls basketball: West Hall closes Florida tourney with win
The West Hall girls basketball team notched a 53-42 win over TR Miller High of Brewton, Ala., on Wednesday in the Emerald Coast Thanksgiving Classic tournament in Ft. Walton Beach.
12:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Pressure Cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win
Georgia coach Mark Richt seems to be under constant scrutiny, and it has intensified since the Bulldogs (8-3) were knocked out of the title chase by rival Florida...
11:16AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now that day has taken a backseat to Thanksgiving Day. Still, retailers have settled into times that don't interfere with...
3:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
Is Portugal about to go down the same road as Greece? Europe and investors keep watch
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An anti-austerity alliance including radical leftist parties takes power. A shaky economy and huge debts menace the national economy. The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye...
11:43AM ( 6 hours ago )
Turing reneges on cutting $750-a-pill drug's price, rival's new 99-cent version selling well
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pled...
8:49AM ( 9 hours ago )
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A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama's daughter Malia as college freshman next fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, gra...
2:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
Memorial to nightclub fire that killed 100 closer to $2M goal; completion expected next year
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer...
2:22PM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Belgian Justice Minister Geens says "likely" Paris fugitive Abdeslam gets help
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:7:40 p.m.Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens said that Paris fugitive Salah Abdeslam is "likely" getting...
1:57PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Setzer claims PASS Hickory win, Fogleman takes title
Brandon Setzer took the lead from Mike Hopkins for the final time with 60 laps to go and held on for a popular hometown win Saturday afternoon in the PASS South Super Late Model season finale at Hickory Motor Speedway.
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Stormwater program and fees await Gainesville City Council vote
The Gainesville City Council plans to vote next week on the creation of a Stormwater Management Program and implementation of fees to fund it.
2:07PM ( 2 days ago )