Wednesday September 28th, 2016 1:04PM
Senators vote to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill
The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.
1:01PM ( 3 minutes ago )
Demorest, Baldwin look at in-city animal control
The Demorest City Council is pushing back against Habersham County Animal Control service after the city received a demand letter from the county for payment of more than $24,000.
11:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
Several dozen cases of database misuse reported in Georgia
The Associated Press identified more than 40 instances of database misuse in Georgia that resulted in some form of discipline, in records provided by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
10:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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House aides: Deal reached to keep US government running
Top House aides say congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis
9:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93
Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday
4:26AM ( 8 hours ago )
Winder-area fire damages building, vehicles
A commercial fire southwest of Winder heavily damaged a building and several vehicles Monday night.
10:40PM ( 14 hours ago )
Senators vote to override Obama's veto of Sept. 11 bill
The Senate has rejected Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers
12:34PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem
Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving
11:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Community meeting scheduled Thursday for young women transitioning out of foster care
Northern Star Inc., a resource for young women transitioning from foster care to independent living, has a community meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation
9:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 17 hours ago )
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Two days before Ryan Lochte's drunken antics in Rio, Michael Phelps, his teammate and the most-decorated Olympian of all time, warned him about "not doing anything bad."
3:16PM ( 21 hours ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 22 hours ago )
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'New' Region 8-AAAAAA looks wide-open as playoff chase begins
The "new" Region 8-AAAAAA looked cut-and-dried when it was created in the new classification and region realignment. Now, as Winder-Barrow travels to rival Apalachee Friday night to get things started, the only thing for certain is the uncertainty of it all.
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Nielsen on verge of making history at Petit Le Mans
Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.
12:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
(VIDEO) Chestatee cross country takes it all in the name of their coach
Stacey Merck was not able to watch her teams participate in Tuesday's Hall County Cross Country Championships -- but the Chestatee coach would certainly have been proud of the effort.
10:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Shimon Peres, former Israeli politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 93; Donald Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans; AP investigation finds police officers across US abuse confidential databases
6:41AM ( 6 hours ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 23 hours ago )
The Latest: White House applauds Clinton debate performance
The White House is applauding Hillary Clinton for her debate performance, saying the candidate the president strongly supports is the candidate who performed "quite strongly."
1:31PM ( 23 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 21 hours ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 22 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 22 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you agree with Defense Secretary Ash Carter's contention that legislation to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government could be devastating to the U.S. military?
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Drivers vie for wins, titles in Bandolero Nationals at AMS
Drivers from eight states converged on Atlanta Motor Speedway for the 21st annual Bandolero Nationals over the weekend.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
By The Associated Press
7:46PM ( 17 hours ago )