Saturday July 30th, 2016 8:15PM
Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash
Authorities say there appear to be no survivors after a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas
5:58PM ( 2 hours ago )
Gainesville United seeks divine help to bring community unity
The name might sound like that of a soccer team, but it is actually a very diverse group of area pastors, community activists, government leaders and law enforcement members. They believe that working together and help from God need to be the major planks in any platform before real healing can sweep our nation.
2:24PM ( 5 hours ago )
Atlanta media report missing girl has contacted mother
A missing girl from Hall County apparently contacted her mother by phone Friday night, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
1:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Eagle Ranch to host workshops focusing on blended families
Eagle Ranch, a Flowery Branch based residential children's program, will host a nationally-recognized expert on remarried families for two workshops in August.
11:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia down 10 percent in June, up a bit in Gainesville
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia were down 10-percent in June but up slightly in Gainesville.
9:30AM ( 10 hours ago )
Burglar fatally shot in Snellville home invasion
Police say a homeowner fatally shot a man who attempted to break into his suburban Atlanta home.
7:11AM ( 13 hours ago )
By Associated Press
States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist
The U.S. Supreme Court has said flag-burning is a protected form of free speech, but an Associated Press analysis found that at least 40 states have similar laws, which occasionally lead to arrests
6:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Job seekers assistance event to be held in Gainesville
The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission and Workforce Development will be hosting an overview session August 9 to familiarize anyone interested in WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) tuition assistance with the benefits and requirements of the program.
3:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Latest round of Jackson EMC grants tops $89K
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $89,559 in grants during its June meeting, including $58,000 to agencies serving area residents.
12:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Autopsy: Man killed by Chicago cops died of gunshot to back
An autopsy has determined that an 18-year-old suspect who was shot by Chicago police died from a gunshot wound to the back
7:34PM ( 40 minutes ago )
3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle; suspect in custody
A shooting at a house party has left three people dead and another hurt in a Seattle suburb
7:29PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Trump says presidential debates shouldn't compete with NFL
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he doesn't like going up against NFL games when he debates Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton this fall
7:21PM ( 53 minutes ago )
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Earnhardt says no change in concussion-like symptoms
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. says his concussion-like symptoms haven't changed and his return to NASCAR doesn't appear imminent. NASCAR's most popular driver is scheduled to miss his third consecutive race Sunday because he suffers from symptoms of a concussion.
12:27PM ( 7 hours ago )
Jenkins earns 1st career win for Braves, beats Phillies
Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night...
8:29AM ( 11 hours ago )
Is Jeff Gordon just what Hendrick Motorsports needs?
Since Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s immediate future is in the hands of doctors, it’s appropriate that his substitute driver, Jeff Gordon, has also been brought in for a second opinion.
8:00AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Tunisian lawmakers pass no confidence vote, firing PM
Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding the government
7:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
FAA was warned of risk for high-fatality balloon crashes
Accident investigators warned the FAA of the potential for high-fatality hot air balloon crashes
5:43PM ( 2 hours ago )
Donald Trump attacks Muslim father's convention speech
Donald Trump says he's "made sacrifices" in response to a Gold Star Muslim father's Democratic convention speech
5:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Hall of Famer Mike Piazza has his No. 31 retired by Mets
Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza has gotten his No. 31 retired by the New York Mets in a pregame ceremony at Citi Field
7:23PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global
London is under Harry Potter's spell once more _ and J.K. Rowling hopes the rest of the world will eventually follow
6:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
Sarah Jessica Parker goes thrift shop in new HBO comedy
In "Sex and the City," Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe was all about the look and the label, but she favors vintage and thrift shop fashion in her new HBO comedy series, "Divorce."
5:34PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Thursday Thunder Champs decided in AMS season finale
Six drivers were crowned champions of the Thunder Ring in the 2016 season finale of the Thursday Thunder Legends Racing Series presented by Papa John’s Pizza at Atlanta Motor Speedway Thursday night.
By Dustin Bixby
4:00PM ( 3 days ago )